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Hotel Renovo

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This major construction project will include expanding the size of the existing structure to create a 102 room urban farm inspired hotel that will include a full service restaurant that Heart of America's culinary team is currently developing. The hotel and its rooms will be designed with a minimalist approach, to give guests a clean and relaxing atmosphere perfect for unwinding after a long day. Hotel rooms will be furnished with lavish bedding and spa like amenities, featuring the Beekman Brother's signature line of goat's milk soap. The restaurant will serve its food in a large-scale breakfast space and an open concept bar in the lobby. The bar will include a soft seating area for guests to enjoy a variety of libations along with chef inspired cuisine. Relaxation does not end inside property, an expansive porch will feature comfortable seating outdoors for hotel guests to enjoy. Known for providing an alternative to cookie cutter hotels, Heart of America Group designers will create a space that is unique to the Hotel Renovo, yet welcoming to guests from all around the world. For business and event needs, the hotel offers two meeting rooms configured with state of the art A/V equipment and can be configured to accommodate as many as 115 people. Catering for meetings and events will be available through the hotel's restaurant.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Getting there
Des Moines Airport8 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking in, I could hardly believe I was in Des Moines. Arriving in my room, I could. The renovations do not extend to the private quarters and, disappointingly, the service doesn’t either. I suggest downloading GrubHub or getting okay with the restaurant next door (don’t...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Cathryn W
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded 6 days ago

Hi Cathryn, I'm sorry that you felt your stay at Hotel Renovo was only a 3-Star experience, as that is not up to our normal standards. I would love to learn more about your time with us, so if you would like, I invite you...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I was extremely impressed with this hotel. I usually stay in downtown Des Moines because I never knew this hotel existed. One of the things I am picky about with hotels is the cleanliness. This hotel was immaculately clean and the front desk staff was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank danielnYXW
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded October 15, 2018

Wow, what a great review! We're honored to hear that you loved Hotel Renovo so much that you'll be returning the next time you're in town. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel based on a colleague recommendation. The lobby is very inviting. It feels a little bit like Chip and Joanna Gaines decorated it from Fixer Upper. They have a nice dining area where they serve a buffet breakfast (plus beverage) for...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank GeorgiaRed73
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded October 12, 2018

Hello, thank you dining with us and providing your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Staff all welcoming. First night was lovely. Second night a nightmare! Room faced the lobby, with a window overlooking the swimming pool and next to the hotels event venue with the wedding reception’s band. The walls had all the sound insulation of a sheet of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank 817marianr
Response from HotelRenovo, General Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded October 9, 2018

Dear Marian, I want to first apologize to you for not experiencing what Hotel Renovo is all about. Our goal here is to provide our guests with a luxurious and comfortable stay no matter what type of event is happening at the property. It appears...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stayed here for two nights. Very contemporary, excellent service, helpful staff, nice pool and hot tub with a down home restaurant next door. All you can eat breakfast for $10.00. Limited bar and food facilities. It is all suites so a little spendy but...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank R C
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded October 4, 2018

Hello, thank you for all of your wonderful feedback and your 5-star review! We are so glad you had a clean and comfortable stay at Hotel Renovo and we hope you choose to stay with us again soon!

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March 27, 2018|
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Response from HotelRenovo | Property representative |
Hi there! Are shuttle transportation starts at 7:00AM and ends at 10:30PM. If you would like to book a shuttle please call the (515)-276-1126. Breakfast hours Monday through Friday are 6:30AM-9:30AM and Saturday/Sunday... More
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Nathan H
January 24, 2017|
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Good Morning! The minimum check in age is 21.
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IowaDisneyMom
January 14, 2017|
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Response from 269yvonneb | Reviewed this property |
I believe our room was a Deluxe King. We had a king size bed, large bathroom and a sitting area with couch, chair and flat screen tv. Even though it was not a suite it was very nice.
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"If you don’t like stairs I won’t recommend the loft suite."
rc731
Oct 3, 2018
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"rooms near the end of halls are best"
leifh345
Aug 13, 2018
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"Don't rely on sleeper sofa for actual sleeping, very uncomfortable."
Travel_Bugm
Aug 8, 2018
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"During winter, suggest ground floor rooms to experience snow :-)"
Murthy31
May 6, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$150 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
comfort suites at living history farms hotel urbandalecomfort suites urbandaleurbandale comfort suites
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Comfort Suites at Living History Farms
LOCATION
United StatesIowaUrbandale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
102
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