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Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines

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5000 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50322-1969
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#34 of 54 hotels in Des Moines
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If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Des Moines, look no further than Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham des Moines.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham des Moines features a 24 hour front desk, room service, and express check-in and check-out, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts a pool and an on-site restaurant. If you are driving to Des Moines Ramada, free parking is available.

Travelers looking for cafes can head to Cozy Cafe 3.

If you’re looking for something to do, Salisbury House and Terrace Hill are a nice way to spend some time.

The staff at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham des Moines looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Game room
Water park
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Laundry service
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Family
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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HQ wrote a review Feb 22
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Pro: water park Cons: water park and restaurant hours, outdated rooms, half of the arcade games not working. While collecting prizes for arcade worker was on the phone and eating noodles/couldn’t do math, while checking out man at the front desk eating a burrito chewing while trying to talk to us...sketchy overall.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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victoriahansen75 wrote a review Feb 20
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Heater rattled all night, toilet ran and didn't flush half the time. Checked us in to a room that had someone in it to start. No extra toilet paper in room, there were food crumbs on the floor, dirty.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Ryan A wrote a review Mar 2020
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The water slide was shut down for some reason. About half of the games in the arcade were in working order. Nothing in the fitness room was able to be used, because nothing was in working order. There is rust forming on metal parts in the room.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Ali M wrote a review Mar 2020
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We have stayed here 4 years now and everything is the same grossness it was when we came the first time 5 years ago. The “kitchen sink” leaks— the two chairs are filthy like feel the filth—-the table is permanently sticky. For as much money as we pay for that suite I feel we should have a better quality of furniture.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Nanc W. wrote a review Mar 2020
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When checking in the woman was extremely rude to me at the front desk and rolled her eyes at me when asking the general questions you would ask about the hotel, the lady had very long brown curly hair with LONG nails. After I got my stuff to the room, I wanted to go relax in the pool with my kids and have a couple drinks but the pool water was so cold we couldn't bear to be in there for more than a couple minutes and the service at the tiki bar was sup par as well, after that I decided to take my kids to the restaurant and the bartender/server (I think her name was Courtney) was extremely nice and very helpful and even showed my children where the bathroom was. The food was surprisingly good and drinks were great too. I reserved a room for the whole weekend but will be checking out in the morning, the only saving grace for this place is the restaurant, everything else is a complete joke and should be shut down for cleaning and maintenance ASAP.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$68 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ramada tropics hotel des moines, ramada hotel des moines, des moines ramada, ramada des moines
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Holiday Inn Merle Hay
LOCATION
United StatesIowaDes Moines
NUMBER OF ROOMS
166
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines
What are some of the property amenities at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pagliai's Pizza - Johnston, Bennigans On Merle Hay, and Bandit Burrito.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Living History Farms (4.5 miles) and Val Air Ballroom (4.5 miles).