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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

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1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews hi express pancake machine sliding door room was clean nice courtyard would stay here again free breakfast nice breakfast nice size lobby area state fair exercise room front desk clerk campus hie mars downtown
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised that the hotel was very nice. The location next to Drake University was ideal for a conference there. The room was spacious with a sliding door opening onto a courtyard. Microwave and refrigerator. Nice amenities. There was a small business center...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded October 1, 2018

We are thrilled you were able to enjoy all of our amenities during your stay with us. Thank you for the complimentary feedback. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We have stayed here before and would stay here again. It is a great location as our son goes to Drake and you can walk right to the campus. We stayed here for his White Coat Ceremony and didn't have to worry about parking at...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for your stay at our property and the kind words regarding your stay with us. We are pleased you had an outstanding experience while staying with us. You are correct our location is ideal for anyone visiting Drake University. Thank you again and...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Nice hotel. Really great breakfast including yummy cinnamon rolls! Good selection of food. Beds were clean and comfortable. Not fancy but rooms are good size and clean. The pancake machine was a hit too!!

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for the outstanding feedback regarding your stay with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at our property. Safe travels to your next destination.

Reviewed June 4, 2018

The staff were friendly and helpful. The Hotel is keep good condition. The rooms are good size and quite. The bathroom is also a good size and clean. No Pool. The parking lot is a nice size. The breakfast is pretty standard. The Drake dinner...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded June 5, 2018

We are very pleased you had an enjoyable experience at our property. Thank you for your stay with us and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Not bad I wouldn’t consider it down town. And what the hell we hadn’t checked out and I think it must’ve been housekeeping walked in when we were still here lieing in bed watching tv. We were going to wait til closer to check out...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you for your possible stay with us and the valuable feedback. We are located approximately 5 minutes from downtown Des Moines and right next to Drake University. There is another Holiday Inn Express Downtown who is located approximately 2 minutes from downtown Des Moines....More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Business Center with Internet Access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Tennis Court
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$105 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$105 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"No opinion"
Apr 22, 2018
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"All rooms are good. Hotel is on a quiet, tree-lined street in an urban neighborhood."
Sep 21, 2017
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"Room 219 is next to the workout room."
Aug 20, 2017
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"A good location: close to downtown and restaurants. Terrible service lately."
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