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    Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

    1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309
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    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good49%
    • Average17%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
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    “drake diner” (24 reviews)
    “hi express” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Family Rooms
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I have stayed many times at the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines Drake University, as have several notable friends. In the 25+ years since I first stayed there, my visits have been at least yearly, for business and pleasure. The hotel has an excellent location,...More

    Thank Dan R
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you your stay as well as the constructive feedback regarding your stay. Your experience with us fell well below the standards of our property. I do not have a good explanation for the many troubling issues you encountered. I offer my sincerest apologies and...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 28 September 2016

    A return visit to the Holiday Inn Express/Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, was a welcome retreat from those larger hotels and motels out by the interstates. Situated in the heart of "DogTown" (Drake University's immediate neighborhood), you are within walking distance of unique restaurants...More

    Thank TravellingGiulia
    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 30 September 2016

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback TravellingGiulia! We agree if you're coming to Des Moines and have plans to visit Drake University for any reason we are the place to stay! Take care and we hope to see you again!

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    We arrived 4.30pm to be told that our room was not ready and would take 15 mins or so to sort. Not a great problem, but when you have been travelling for hours this was disappointing. The front desk staff were apologetic and polite. We...More

    Thank Robert H
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 30 May 2017

    We truly appreciate your stay with us. Thank you for your honest feedback as the minor issues you experienced are taken by us very seriously and must be corrected immediately. We strive to make certain that every facet of our guest's stay is enjoyable. We...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    I booked here because there were no rooms available due to the World Food Prize influx of visitors. I took taxis into the center and it took about 5 minutes or so. As a result of being mainly in the downtown and working, I didn't...More

    Thank Maus D
    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 29 April 2017

    Thank you for your stay and feedback. It seems that overall your stay with us went well, however the few issues you did encounter will be corrected immediately. We appreciate thorough feedback such as yours so we can use it to improve the stays of...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    My daughter and I stayed at this property for one night in advance of her tour of Drake University. The front desk clerk, Vincente, was polite, professional and very helpful. The rate was competitive and the property generally well maintained. This is somewhat of a...More

    Thank Gregg P
    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 22 March 2017

    Thank you for your stay with us. We are thrilled that you found our location ideal for you and your daughter. We apologize for the fitness room issues you encountered this will be addressed immediately. We truly look forward to your next with us.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
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    • Price range
    • US$112 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 52
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    "A good location: close to downtown and restaurants. Terrible service lately."
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    "The rooms face into an inner square -- that's the kind I was in. It was fine but I would have preferred a..."
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