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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

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1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314-2606 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Hotel staff was very professional however it would be nice to have breakfast on weekends start at 6 am. We had to be at conference by 7:30 so had no time for breakfast. Thanks to front desk Michelle for check in process.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown is a little dated but the rooms are clean and there is plenty of free parking. I had one of the best restful nights in quite a while at this hotel property. The front desk staff were friendly and...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Noisy guests, beds sucks (slanted to the middle), bad pillows, guests were smoking in their rooms, dirty, and the management was very unhelpful/unfriendly after reporting loud guests partying in the hallway at 3am. Stay clear of this one! Wow, it was bad.More

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Response from GretchenT81, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 9 October 2017

Dear msifuentes, I am so sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your experience at our hotel. What you have described is not the type of stay we strive to provide every guest every day, and it does not meet our expectations. I...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We stayed at this hotel and found management entirely unresponsive to calls for help with a large and unruly group of guests. There was marijuana, swearing and fighting in the halls. After asking the hotel for help three times we finally called the police who...More

Thank David N
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 19 September 2017

Hi David N, Thank you for leaving feedback about your recent stay with us. Your thoughts are valued. I feel concerned that the service from our hotel staff fell below your expectations. It is our goal to meet your needs as a guest and I...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Ceckin staff were friendly. We stayed in a suite which was massive and had two bathrooms. Room was clean and had a comfy bed. Breakfast buffet was standard selection and was very tasty and the hot items were actually hot. Overall the hotel could do...More

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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, More 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! Less
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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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Heated pool
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US$109 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Holiday Inn
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Holiday Inn
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Bonnie B | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free if you are a hotel guest. There is a LARGE lot. I don't know where the arena is.
Eridy J
9 December 2016|
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Response from Denise S | Reviewed this property |
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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"Elevators are slow so ask for a 1st or 2nd floor room facing the interstate which has the best view. Get..."
16 Jul 2018
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"Request room without the city view for a quieter room"
21 Jan 2018
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"I was in room 317 facing the parking lot, so if a view is important ask for something different."
4 Dec 2017
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"Avoid the freeway side on the south"
4 Sep 2017
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