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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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st. joseph, mo
Reviewed February 22, 2016

right outside my room door I had a water park, bar, shop and arcade. and a pretty good restaurant across the way under the same roof. room was nice. had a fridge and microwave. no tub, but walk in shower was nice. had two different doors into the room so allowed for parking options. water park had play area for...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed February 22, 2016

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Newton, Iowa
Reviewed February 21, 2016

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Texarkana, Texas
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Ehhh... nothing special. We stay here because we have small children that enjoy the 0 depth entry pool. However... we always seem to leave sicky with sinus infections. Room is average at best. If we didn't receive a discounted rate, I wouldn't stay and pay full price. We are always disappointed that the pools are closed 11am-4pm every week day....

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Hinckley, Minnesota
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Fun place to stay and if you want to stay and eat food and drinks were great. Short pool hours in the evenings during the week.

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Seymour, Iowa
Reviewed February 19, 2016

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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights on business. First of all, it's in a very sketchy part of town. 2 days before we arrived, there was an officer involved shooting next door. I stopped at the gas station right across the street the first night I was here and did not feel safe. The hotel itself is okay. It's a typical...

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Check in was ok; however the front desk agent was frazzled. She failed to process my cc properly. I had to go back down in order to be able to charge to my room. My room appeared fine. It had a strong orange/cleaning product smell, which I quickly learned was to attempt to overpower the horrible smell that was coming...

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Panora, Iowa
Reviewed February 18, 2016

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Belle Plaine, Iowa
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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
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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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