We checked into this hotel late at night with 3 very sleepy small children. The front desk staff was friendly and checked us in fairly quickly. The elevators were located down the main hall (strange set up). We walked into the elevator and was engulfed in HOT air - no air conditioning. Granted it had been 107 during the day but no air in the elevator? Then when attempting to open our room door - of course our key didn't work. I had to go back to the front desk and start all over again. Once in the room we were shocked on how small it was. When the couch was pulled out for the kids there was barely enough room to squeeze by to get to the bathroom. I called down for a blanket for the pullout and they were apparently out of blankets. As it turned out the room was hot and I don't think cooled down until the next morning so blankets weren't really needed anyway. Breakfast was open at 5AM which was great as we had an event we had to be at by 6:30AM and wanted kids to eat before we left. For the money we paid, this was not a good experience. I would not recommend this for a family stop.
- Also Known As:
- Hampton Inn Des Moines
- Des Moines Hampton Inn
- Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport Iowa
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport hotel!Here at the Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport hotel we strive to provide each and every guest with superior accommodations and unrivaled service.We are conveniently located directly across from the Des Moines International Airport and just under 4 miles from the center of Downtown. Our ideal location allows access to many area businesses and local attractions, such as Wells Fargo Arena at the Iowa Events Center.We Love Having You Here!! ... more less
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