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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
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“hi express”(5 reviews)
“college tour”(2 reviews)
“room was clean”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Very easy access to major roads. Beautiful courtyard. Nice restaurant next door. Could use a cell booster and better internet The staff was very accommodating and friendly. Enjoyed quiet room and it was clean

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. Safe travels to your next destination.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is an older Holiday Inn Express near Drake University, and I was surprised at the good condition of my room. The office area could use some updating, but the staff was helpful and accommodating during my stay. The room was spacious, clean, comfortable and...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 26 August 2017

We truly appreciate that you chose to stay with us and also the kind words about our staff.

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Although average for its peers within the Holiday Inn Express franchise, the location near Drake University in the geographical middle of Des Moines is a feature in itself. Pluses beyond location include a super-friendly staff, quiet and comfortable rooms with excellent bedding, and an terrific...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 22 September 2017

We truly appreciate your honest feedback regarding your stay with us. We are very pleased that you were able to have two enjoyable stays with us. The maintenance concerns you encountered will all be addressed and we apologize for these. Sounds as though your fishing...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The HIE at Drake has the interior (and exterior) feel of a converted dormitory. The facade looks much like the other buildings adjacent, there's an awkward staircase running down into the lobby, etc. That's not a bad thing, necessarily, it's just, well, differed. The good...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 25 August 2017

We thank for your stay and the feedback. We are thrilled you an enjoyable stay with us and we do hope to see you again. Take care and safe travels in the meantime.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

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

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 22 August 2017

We truly appreciate your stay with us and are pleased that it was pleasant one for you.

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Microwave
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Tennis Court
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US$112 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$112 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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"All rooms are good. Hotel is on a quiet, tree-lined street in an urban neighborhood."
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"Room 219 is next to the workout room."
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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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