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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed May 26, 2016

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This was advertised as a waterpark resort. It's closed for "maintenance" everyday 11-4?!? Mind blown!?! That's the pool too! No swimming either. All closed! Would have stayed elsewhere if I had known. Room was meh, carpet stained and sticky. Toilet moved under you and leaked at the base. Most frustrating is you can't use the pool from 11am-4pm. Not a...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed May 25, 2016

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Kokomo, Indiana
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Checking in was fine, the shower in our room had a glass set door which was pretty but the water from the shower went all over the floor in the bathroom and there was no vent either. We stayed 3 nights and our door/room cards were deactivated day one and no one cleaned our room. I did call down and...

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Roberts, Wisconsin
Reviewed May 22, 2016

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed May 20, 2016

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Indianola, Iowa
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed May 18, 2016

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed May 18, 2016

First off, the hotel itself was nice. Not perfect, but nice. It doesn't feel dirty like the Ramada/ Coco Key in Omaha, NE so that's a plus!! I like the hotel and I would have considered staying there again accept.... the restaurant manager was unreal. Don't tell him anything is wrong or you will be treated horribly!! We ordered a...

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed May 18, 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Address: 5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $96 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Ramada
Ramada Des Moines
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines Iowa
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#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Pool side rooms are helpful here”
 of 5 bubbles MBMM36, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Non poolside rooms are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles BennyIC, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“Suites offer several benefits; one being two separate rooms for more privacy and another being comfortable eating space.”
 of 5 bubbles gaia43, Jan 7, 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with a pet, request a room more around the back for ease of taking your pet out with plenty of room to walk around.”
 of 5 bubbles AllisonB527, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
“Bring your swimming suite and workout gear.”
 of 5 bubbles JMishler, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
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