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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Hotel was well maintained and reasonable in price however noise from center courtyard was excessive. Our room faced the courtyard which was supposed to close at 10 pm however noise from rowdy guests continued well beyond that time. When I called thw front desk to ask if someone could ask them to quiet down, nothing appeared to be done. The...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a dance competition. Everything went smoothly. This is a great place to stay. Staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean. Beds are comfortable. Good water pressure in the shower.

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LYnchburg, VA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked from the airport and back to the airport. This place is literally across the street. The in-house convenience store has a good variety of items. Good breakfast and lunch options from their in-house restaurant, too. No blackout curtains. Cheap pillows.

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Thank ryplane
Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for noting our convenient location and excellent food and beverage options. All Holiday Inn guestrooms have a blackout curtain and feature four required pillows for each guest to select from firm or soft, but I will follow up to ensure your room was properly equipped. Hope to see you again soon!

Dry Ridge, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was great from check in to check out. The hotel was very clean in all the common areas, and the room was clean. The bathroom in the room was very clean upon arrival. I was traveling to the area on business and this hotel worked perfectly for my needs. The breakfast is like $8.00 extra at check in...

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in January 20 through 23rd, 2017. We were coming to the Professional Photographers of Iowa state winter convention. The associates at the front desk were friendly and informative. The concierge was extremely helpful and courteous. We had a lot to bring in to the hotel. Every associate was kind, polite and offered any way to help. The next...

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Thank Mary Q
St. Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My family and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center in Des Moines over the Thanksgiving holiday, while we visited family. Although we had a AAA rate, it was still more expensive than other similar hotels where we could have stayed. The room was quiet and away from the pool, like I'd requested, and it was very clean....

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Thank eskiedogs
Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion, I am glad we were able to accomodate your requests for a room away from our Tropical Courtyard during such a busy season. Many guests also comment on the cleanliness of our rooms as you did and I appreciate your noting it. Although not all of our heavily discounted rates include breakfast it is great...

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Room is ok, what you would expect for an older facility, furniture and decor is definitely outdated, but Im a more practical traveler, I don't need fancy to be happy. The staff however, does not seem to want to lift a finger to meet your requests. I was ordering food at the restaurant and two people ahead of me ordered...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Daniel G , Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport Conf Center, IA for your business lodging needs. I apologize that the over all service provided by the hotel staff did not live up to your expectations. Your feedback has been documented and forwarded to the Management and Ownership of the property for review and appropriate...

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Front desk staff was fast and friendly at check in. Rooms are clean and comfortable, especially the rooms that face the courtyard they are extra spacious. The restaurant offered decent breakfast and the bar had a wide variety of drink choices. The downside was the Wi-Fi was incredibly slow, to the point where it was almost unusable. Also had hot...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello AllStarMP, Thank you for staying at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport Conf Center, IA. Great to know that your check in was seamless and that the room assigned to you was clean and accommodating. ON the other hand I apologize that the Internet access was slower and that you encountered some issues with the shower. We thank you...

Amarillo, Texas
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I flew into Des Moines, so finding a hotel close to the airport was important along with it being a Holiday Inn. Our family likes Holiday Inns and have not had any major problems with them. We are member of their club, as well, so we get bonus points for staying there. The hotel was very easy to find and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The desk staff was wonderful. I was offered a "Pack and Go Breakfast." I had a very early morning flight.Airport shuttle was perfect. Pool area was beautiful and inviting. Nice lounge! Rooms are clean and spacious but updating is needed. Only problem was lack of hot water in the morning. I will definitely stay at this hotel again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center, Iowa places you minutes from area attractions including Des Moines International Airport with 24 hour free shuttle, Blank Park Zoo, Science Center of Iowa/IMAX theatre, Iowa State Fairground Varied Industries, Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Knoxville Raceway, Cownie Soccer Complex, Adventureland, Gray s Lake, and Prairie Meadows Casino. Our hotel is also convenient to businesses such as Wells Fargo, Allied Insurance, as well as area colleges such as Drake University, Des Moines University, Grandview College, DMACC, and Simpson College. If shopping is what you are looking for be sure to visit Jordan Creek Town Center & Mall, Valley West Mall, Southridge Mall, and historic Valley Junction Our hotel has over 200 beautifully decorated guestrooms, each with free wireless Internet, many with high-speed hard wired Internet as well. Many guestrooms come with microwave/refrigerator units, and our hotel has more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space with ample free parking for groups of 10-500. For your enjoyment we have an indoor pool, whirlpool, video game room, and ping pong in our tropical courtyard. Stop by our Grill restaurant, offering breakfast anytime, hot & cold sandwiches, along with steaks and seafood dinner entrees. Unwind in our bar and catch your favorite sporting event on our huge 68 big screen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center

Address: 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: €129 - €195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 219
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“They have pool side rooms if you plan to swim.”
 of 5 bubbles 872rickb, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are carrying a lot of bags, pick a room that doesn't have steps in the hallway on the way to the room. Really annoying set up”
 of 5 bubbles V8911OPdanielg, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“close to airport, good restaurant inside the complex.”
 of 5 bubbles adtjr, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The pool area has rooms very close for a family outing.”
 of 5 bubbles huffrx, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Inside rooms away from the pool are quiet, the outside has airport noise”
 of 5 bubbles Beach Pal, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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