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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The staff was super friendly. The rooms are a bit outdated. The kids loved the water park. The kiddie pool had cones blocking off parts that need repair. We enjoyed our visit and had lots of fun, so we will be back!

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Reinbeck, Iowa
Reviewed 16 March 2016

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Grimes, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I was not happy with the price that I paid for the stay. I paid extra for a "poolside" room but was put on the top floor. They claim that is "pool side" but there wasn't even a balcony, just a long hallway connecting all the rooms. I will never pay for "poolside" again. The hot tub looked disgusting, with...

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Red Wing
Reviewed 15 March 2016

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Sac City
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Loved the hotel room and water park but the restaurant inside the hotel was really bad. The staff was friendly and it was clean but the food was horrible. My husband ordered a Reuben and it didn't have sauerkraut or thousand island dressing. The London broil was tough and the steam veges were rubbery. The fresh fruit was not ripe....

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 15 March 2016

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 9 March 2016

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 9 March 2016

There was mold growing in our bathroom on the wall and ceiling. Pool was closed from 11-4pm daily. This needs improvement along with having life guards on staff during pool hours at all times.

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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
Internet
  • 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: €114 - €161 (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
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Non poolside rooms are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles BennyIC, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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