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    Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

    1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed July 13, 2015

          This hotel has some pros and cons Pros: clean rooms, close to restaurants, check in was easy, easy access to freeways Cons: Lobby was dirty, dirty carpet in hallways, breakfast was awful The price is right for the area and the actual rooms were clean...More

          Thank goodlife72
          Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded July 14, 2015

          Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am glad we were able to achieve a clean and comfortable stay for you. Part of our planned renovations include new hallway carpeting, which I hope you can see first hand in a future...More

          Reviewed July 12, 2015

          We needed a place to stop overnight during a cross-country road trip, and the rate of $105 was better than other chain properties in the area. We liked the idea of staying on campus with our high schooler, even though we weren't on a college...More

          Thank Mlunu
          Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded July 14, 2015

          We appreciate your candid feedback regarding your stay with us. I am thrilled you were able to get checked in and to your room efficiently as you were exhausted from traveling. Also that you were able to enjoy our complimentary breakfast in the morning before...More

          Reviewed June 14, 2015

          We wanted a place to stay near downtown and the highway for one night. Prices were much higher than I expected. This hotel was more reasonable and a pleasant surprise. The staff at check-in was very pleasant and efficient. The room had everything we needed...More

          Thank Buferson
          Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded June 16, 2015

          Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. We are very pleased that you received top notch customer service as we pride ourselves on that. Until your next stay take care!

          Reviewed March 26, 2015

          This hotel is in a fantastic location for visiting Drake University! Unfortunately, the upkeep has not been maintained as well--there are always "wet paint" signs on doorways. The breakfast is usually very good, but on my recent visit the pancake machine wasn't working. Even when...More

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          Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded March 27, 2015

          Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I wan to sincerely apologize for the issues you encountered during breakfast. This is not typical for our property or staff. Your comments are crucial to us so we know where we need to be...More

          Reviewed March 2, 2015

          After a long day on the road we found this hotel. Greeted warmly at the desk. We requested restaurant suggestions and was offerer Woodys Smoke Shack (see review). The room was clean and comfortable. We did notice the cleaning staff was still busy at 6pm,...More

          Thank jackc1212
          Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded March 4, 2015

          Thank you for your feedback about your stay with us. It pleases me that you were able to enjoy a great meal at Woody's and found your room to be clean and comfortable. We loved having you as our guest.

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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          Details
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          • $117 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 52
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          do the rooms have refrigerators or coffee makers?
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          "A good location: close to downtown and restaurants. Terrible service lately."
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          "The rooms face into an inner square -- that's the kind I was in. It was fine but I would have preferred a..."
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          "We stayed in Room 207 with a view of a small courtyard (nice) but also looks directly across the courtyard to..."
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          "Second Floor corner very quiet."
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