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Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham des Moines

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Overview
5000 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50322-1969 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In our experience the front desk was very helpful & friendly in the process of making the reservations, checking in and checking out. The rooms were only so so, old decor and not the cleanest. the waterpark area was excellent for smaller children and was...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have stayed at this hotel two times now. The Water Park area is great for kids of all ages. They have a poolside bar which is great for adults. The rooms are nice and clean, and the service is good. I would recommend.

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Overpriced big time. Check was miserable they on had one person at the desk with a line out front while other workers were in back room. When someone finally came out they did not seem very pleasant. Thanks

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Justin BJ B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The entire place was dark and dingy from the pool area to our suite. I had heard they were doing renovations from a review I read after booking resulting from flooding last summer. I would of thought that would of been mostly completed by now....More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Barely any guests stayed the night we did however service from staff was non existent. Paid more for poolside and got second floor. Also arcade was filthy and not cleaned night before. Pool area needed to be sprayed/hosed down was dirty. Left and item in...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
166
Price range
US$88 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Merle Hay
Also Known As
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
,
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
,
Des Moines Ramada
,
Ramada Des Moines
Location
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
166
Price range
US$88 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Merle Hay
Also Known As
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
,
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
,
Des Moines Ramada
,
Ramada Des Moines
Location
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
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Traveller (89)
Room & Suite (24)
Pool & Beach (12)
Dining (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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carlapike
12 November 2018|
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Response from LiveLaughLove1985 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in response. I was never alerted that I had a message. I have stayed numerous times, as well as other family members. Never in my life have I seen them there, let alone any other kind of bug.
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Jason G
17 April 2018|
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Response from gaia43 | Reviewed this property |
Perfect. I'm like a two year old when it comes to "the water" so I can speak "from experience". Enjoy! I've been there 4 or 5 overnights with my grandchildren. I live in Massachusetts, they in Iowa/Illinois.
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Laura R
8 January 2018|
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Response from Hallie D | Property representative |
You can purchase 2 additional swimming wristbands for $15 each. We also have non swimming wriatbands for $5 each. If you are having more people we do have a birthday party package you can add on with your room. Please call... More
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"Wish I could help but not sure how to given the poor quality service"
brassil
15 Oct 2018
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"Make sure you stay somewhere okay ANYWHERE else!!"
tbennett1979
2 Jul 2018
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"except for the pool -stay away!!"
jackpine2
24 Jun 2018
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"I'm sorry, just don't stay here for the waterpark. Stay in the Jordan Creek area. You will be..."
sc1120
10 Jun 2018
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