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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 1 night with our small children (ages 1-8). The room was very clean and was big enough to fit our large family. We had a minor issue after we checked in and I was able to talk to the front desk person and she was very helpful and met our needs immediately. The pool area was great -...

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Aplington, Iowa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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Independence
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family spent Friday night at Ramada Tropics. Check in was a little hairy, as the check in staff were busy and not overly friendly. They couldn't seem to find our reservation, took about five minutes for the manager to find it. Our room was poolside, which I would highly recommend. Rooms are average, furniture could use updating. Seemed clean....

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Ankeny, Iowa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think it is crazy the pool doesn't open till 9am. My toddler boys got up really early and there was nothing for them to do until the pool open. The arcade prices were too high vs how many tickets you won. Also the pool water was way too cold for little ones. The heater in the rooms are so...

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Mason City, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Churdan, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a Christmas gift to our grandchildren to spend a night at the waterpark. They are all ages and LOVED it.

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Hallie D, General Manager at Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines, responded to this review

We are glad that the Christmas gift was well used. Definitely fun for all ages and we hope to see you again in the future. Thanks for staying with us.

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

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West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not worth the cost on any level. Accommodations were terrible. Upgraded to king poolside suite and our pullout couch was broke. Pools were questionable in terms of cleanliness.

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Thank you for staying with us. I apologize about the sofa sleeper being broke upon arrival. We have addressed the issue and glad we were able to get a roll-away bed to your room. Our pools are cleaned daily with taking all necessary steps to ensure we have proper, chemicals, back washing and other needs addressed. We have guidelines that...

Moline, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Des Moines, Iowa
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Address: 5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: €112 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Ramada
Ramada Des Moines
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#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Suites offer several benefits; one being two separate rooms for more privacy and another being comfortable eating space.”
 of 5 bubbles gaia43, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with a pet, request a room more around the back for ease of taking your pet out with plenty of room to walk around.”
 of 5 bubbles AllisonB527, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring your swimming suite and workout gear.”
 of 5 bubbles JMishler, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are not as loud as you would think. Rooms not connected to pool are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles BennyIC, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The non pool side rooms offer a quieter environment for those not there to utilize the waterpark.”
 of 5 bubbles kimterrell, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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