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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Downtown, Des Moines, Iowa. Our convenient downtown location provides the ideal setting for both business and leisure travel. With convenient access to Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Veterans Auditorium, Des Moines Civic Center, Iowa State Fairgrounds, and Mercy Hospital, you can not go wrong when you stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown. Located in the heart of Des Moines, we are minutes away from an assortment of entertainment options. Indulge and have a ball at Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Adventureland Park, Blank Park Zoo or the Science Center. Also, exceptional dining and nightlife are just blocks away at the Court Avenue Entertainment District and the trendy Historic East Village. Downtown Des Moines is alive with special events every weekend, and our area shuttle makes navigating downtown a breeze! Relax, it's Holiday Inn. We offer free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, an indoor pool, and a complimentary downtown/airport shuttle. If you love classic American cuisine set in a casual but elegant dining atmosphere, then Genevieve's Restaurant and Cityscape Lounge are the place to go. Whether your visit brings you to Des Moines for business or pleasure, allow the Holiday Inn Downtown to be your hotel of choice!
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Golf course
Heated pool
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights while we were in Des Monies for a dog show. We chose this location to get away from people in town for the state wrestling tournament. The rates very reasonable. The hotel was full, so much for getting away from wrestlers and families,
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A nice stay. Rooms are clean. Only complaint was how hot the room was even with the heat shut off. The staff was great and provided a fan. All hotel staff were very friendly and pleasant. Nice bar area.
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Our daughter used this hotel for her wedding reception and it was wonderful!! Our deluxe king room was connected with our son's. The wedding suite was great for all the girls to get ready in, spacious enough for the hair and makeup gals to come in, large and comfy enough to
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We stayed last night. Let me start with the positive. Check in was fine, lobby was clean, and location was convenient. From there, my review isn’t as positive. The room appeared clean on check-in. The room was warm so we opened the window to try to cool it down (it was in
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown
Responded 20 Oct 2018
Hi Bev41, Thank you for staying with us. While I am glad to read your comments about your check in, our lobby, and our location, I was also concerned with the issues you had with the air conditioning in your room as well as the road noise and the bathroom sink and floor. I understand this must have been inconvenient for you and I am so sorry. I'll make sure to share your comments with our management team for necessary action needed. Despite the disappointment, we still hope to see you again soon. Mike F. Case Manager IHGService
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I'd stayed here for one night, for work. It has excellent staff, very clean, and ample free parking, including underground. My only concern was the noise level as my room faced the highway. In addition, it's near the hospital, which is handy, but increases the noise from sirens
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown
Responded 23 Sep 2018
Hi CaribbeanDreaming07, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for being our guest. I am happy to read you considered our helpful staff, clean accommodation and parking set up to be good. We strive to always give that little bit extra service and our team will certainly be pleased to hear about your compliment. We are indeed very close to a lot of areas, however, I am sorry for the noise disturbance caused by the highway. I can just imagine the challenging scenario you had to go through. After reading your review, I immediately forwarded your feedback to our upper management for upgrades on sound insulation. Again, thank you for sharing your experience. Should you decide to visit us in the future, I hope you will give our hotel another opportunity to host your stay. Best, Zel N. Case Manager IHGService
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Very comfy bed, light fixtures include sockets, though didn't notice usb connections.
No dirty grout, hair dryer and standard bath amenities.
Very clean if a little dated.
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Parking is free if you are a hotel guest. There is a LARGE lot. I don't know where the arena is.
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There is no hot tub. The pool is a decent sized standard hotel pool. I would guess that it was originally outdoors, but was enclosed several years ago.
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Thank you for your question and interest in our property. We do have a lounge on-site, Cityscape Lounge, which offers discounted happy hour specials, but we do not currently have a complimentary happy hour. In regards to breakfast, we have rate options for guests who do not want breakfast included as well as our guests who do want breakfast included in their rate. If you want breakfast included in your rate, then the "Best Flexible with Breakfast" rate would be the right choice. I hope this answers your question. If you have other questions or would like assistance making a reservation, please feel free to contact me directly. Thank you again for your interest in our property.
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Thank you for your question and interest in our property. We do have a lounge on-site, Cityscape Lounge, which offers discounted happy hour specials, but we do not currently have a complimentary happy hour. In regards to breakfast, we have rate options for guests who do not want breakfast included as well as our guests who do want breakfast included in their rate. If you want breakfast included in your rate, then the "Best Flexible with Breakfast" rate would be the right choice. I hope this answers your question. If you have other questions or would like assistance making a reservation, please feel free to contact me directly. Thank you again for your interest in our property.
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"10th floor is reserved for guests of the event center above it!"
"Elevators are slow so ask for a 1st or 2nd floor room facing the interstate which has the best view. Get Queen beds for 3-4 people."
"Request room without the city view for a quieter room"
"I was in room 317 facing the parking lot, so if a view is important ask for something different."
"Avoid the freeway side on the south"
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PRICE RANGE
US$109 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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