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This hotel fit our needs for a visit to family in Des Moines and the State Fair. The rate was a bit cheaper than hotels in downtown. Our room was clean and we were able to park without issue. The Drake Diner shares the parking...More
Very Clean and professional. Nice breakfast. Good shuttle service to State Fair bus area at capitol and back. and free parking. Coffee always available in the lobby area. It had a nice clean pool although I didn't use it. Rate way $107 plus taxes.More
Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 1 week ago
I am very pleased you had a pleasant stay. I do believe however it was at our sister location which is the Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus. We do not have a shuttle nor do we have a pool at our property.
I will pass...More
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
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Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 21 June 2017
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
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.
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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
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
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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
US$112 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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