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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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Parker, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Afterr a long car drive with my kids (10) and (8) we were so looking forward to the indoor water park. Everything about this hotel is a rip off. I purchased a upgraded king. I called the front and asked them if this was the upgraded king and apparently upgraded means a liitle more room. The hot tub is down/broken... More 

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newton, iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We went with a groupon. It was a good deal & we will only go back if we get it again. Not super clean

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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We took our two kids ages 2 and 5 to the Ramada for a little weekend water park getaway. I was surprised how crowded it was but check in was quick. The room was clean...looks like the bathrooms have been recently remodeled...though there was no tub only a shower which my 2 year old didn't like. The room was insulated... More 

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mora, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

we met with our children and grandchildren for our early Christmas Celebration, taking in mind the grandchildren and them being able to use the Waterpark. What a fantastic time. Everyone was very helpful and attentive to our needs from the front desk, room service and the young adults managing the Park. We will definitely do this as this was our... More 

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Cedar Falls
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Overall: nice property. Complaints: restaurant food quality (but catered food good) & more elevators.

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