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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star Hotel
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...
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1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314-2606
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4.6 miles to Des Moines Airport
170 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
3.8 miles from Iowa State Fairgrounds
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I booked this room months ago based on pictures and reviews. Pictures are deceiving. I should have paid more attention to the "bad reviews" but it was between staying here or paying the same amount to stay at the Comfort Inn. Should have stayed at...More

Thank Sher S
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The wife and I were in town to attend the Impractical Jokers event at the Wells Fargo Center. Nice that this was walking distance to the event. Due to my status with IHG we were able to get a very nice upgraded room. The service...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Upon checking in and arriving in our room, we discovered we had a "queen" bed in a handicap accessible room. Now, when I say "queen", it may have been a couple inches wider than a double. Not being happy about the situation and knowing sleep...More

Thank johnsonlnl29
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The smell, that is. From the lobby to the elevators to the hallways - each has its unique stench. Room thankfully is ok unless my sense of smell was numbed by then. The bats flying around the garage was a nice added touch.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The food in the restaurant was great!! The room was what I thought. No complaints. I may try some other holiday inns but this maybe the one I make home in Des Moines. I was on the second floor, the lighting was a bit low...More

Thank Mark D
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Indoor pool
Heated pool
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Price range
US$103 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$103 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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ronsus
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.
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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..."
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"Request room without the city view for a quieter room"
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"I was in room 317 facing the parking lot, so if a view is important ask for something different."
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"Avoid the freeway side on the south"
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