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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest
Ranked #24 of 48 Hotels in Des Moines
Reviewed 3 May 2012

I always enjoy staying here when I am in Des Moines. It has an easy check-in, especially if you are a Priority Club member, clean and comfortable rooms, and Benigans for lunch, dinner, or drinks.

Stayed: April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

I have stayed at this H.I. twice for business in the last few month. The hotel has been refurbished, but is handicapped by poor design that really shows off its age. For example: the bathrooms in both rooms (two room suites) were very very small.

It has a very convenient location on Merle Hay road with lots of food choices nearby.
I will continue to stay here when I have business in NW Des Moines.
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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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Thank Ketchtwenty2
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

It's an older Holiday Inn that has been remodeled but done well. Very clean and looks new. Bathrooms are small but room was fine.

  • Stayed: March 2012
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Reviewed 18 February 2012

We certainly found a respite in a storm, having stopped in Des Moines on a snowy, icey evening...this property is unassuming hidden behind another larger resort-style hotel chain, no great views, a quick skip off Interestate 80, very convenient esp if you're traveling. Very few good restaurants in the area, certainly non w/in walking distance. The young woman at check-in was friendly and welcoming. The room, while compact, was nicely refurbished and clean, a very comfortable cozy retreat for an evening stop over.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 January 2012

I'm loyal to the holiday inn and try not to post negative comments. I travel 3-4 nights per week and still am looking for the place to stay in Des Moines . I've stayed here 6 or 7 times but last night was my last. There was "left overs" in the toilet when I got there. Coffee pot was dirty this morning and the shower spit out brown water. I stay in priority club properties every week and I was embarrassed. Get up to standards guys not a good property.

  • Stayed: January 2012
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4  Thank Stopone
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

We had a last minute trip to Des Moines that happened to coincide with the 2012 Presidential Caucus. So there were limited rooms available and it seemed that prices were a little higher than warranted. Staff was great, furniture and amenities seemed a little old for the prices (may have been due to occupancy rate of the city). Everything was clean though showers had a drainage issue.

Room description was a little misleading, we thought the suite we booked was supposed to have a kitchenette but turned out to be a microwave oven.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

We booked this hotel with a bargain basement rate through Hotwire. Had seen poor reviews, but had also noticed those reviews were getting older. We had a very nice experience. The room was clean, modern, and comfortable. The pool area is enormous (I'm guessing it was once a Holidome) and the sound echoes, but the kids loved the pool and my wife loved the hot tub. The staff tracked me down after I left my phone on a table by the pool. If you can land a good deal, this hotel is well worth the stay.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest

Address: 4800 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50322-1900
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Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #24 of 48 Hotels in Des Moines
Price Range: £68 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest 3*
Number of rooms: 198
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest is located in the heart of Iowa, 1/2 block from Interstates 80/35 and Merle Hay Road in the Des Moines suburbs of Johnston and Urbandale. Within minutes of corporate locations such as John Deere Credit, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Iowa Public Television and Camp Dodge. Enjoy our indoor pool, hot tub and recreation area until midnight! Nearly 200 guestrooms and suites feature quilt-top mattresses, triple sheets and pillow menu. Executive-class suites are offered in several styles, from Junior Kings to the stunning Presidential Whirlpool with Rosewood conference table, bar and entertainment center. Hotel offers over 12,000 square feet of conference space, including 18 breakout meeting rooms. Meet in the elegant Iowa Boardroom or the Heartland Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 600 guests. From technical assistance and creative menu planning, to just a bit of reassurance, our meeting professionals can assist with the planning of your next best event! Enjoy complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet service anywhere in the Hotel or restaurant. Local guests enjoy the extensive menu and friendly Irish hospitality of our Bennigan's restaurant. ... more   less 
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