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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

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  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

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...More

Thank Bev41
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 4 weeks ago

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...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

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...More

Thank CaribbeanDreaming07
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 24 September 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...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We came to Des Moines from Omaha for a quick birthday getaway and stayed at this hotel. It was great to be able to check in early! Room was very clean, had a fridge, coffee maker, microwave. It's a very convenient location to downtown, we...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Iowa was the second state to recognize gay marriage, so I felt confident when I reserved a king bed for my wife and I. Imagine our surprise as I was signing the paperwork and noticed it had been switched to 2 fulls, without any verbal...More

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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 11 September 2018

Hi IleneF4, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our priority and hearing we failed is disheartening. I'm sorry to hear you were made to feel that way during your...More

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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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"10th floor is reserved for guests of the event center above it!"
TumblerMom
2 weeks 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..."
865shers
16 Jul 2018
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"Request room without the city view for a quieter room"
cje123
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."
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4 Dec 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$107 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesIowaDes Moines
NUMBER OF ROOMS
251
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