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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cudahy, Wisconsin
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The carpeting in our room was ripped and the bathroom ceiling looked as if there was a plumbing problem upstairs. There was a weird smell throughout the building.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked several weeks before our stay. I asked for a poolside room, we were having our 5 year olds birthday party there. No one mentioned that 2nd floor was also considered poolside. We were on the 2nd floor and was very disappointed as we were under the impression poolside was all 1st floor. I had reserved 3 rooms. I... More 

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Alden, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed numerous times and this last stay I was overly disgusted by the overall cleanliness of the room considering the price of the room. Couch was covered in very noticeable stains (I have pictures), found food pieces under the bathroom vanity, and the remote was sticky.

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Hartford, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very comfortable and my grandson really loved the waterpark. We will definately stay again.

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Des Moines
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like the easy accessibility to this motel. Have been here before and am always happy with my stay. Used the restaurant this time and even though it was later in the evening, we didn't feel rushed and food was good.

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Morris, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was awesome. The place was clean and the room was great. We had 2 adults and 4 children. Their 2 queen bed suite worked great with the pullout couch. Experienced employees really made the difference. The waterpark worked well with my 10 year old boys and my 13 year old girl.

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