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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
Ranked #15 of 48 Hotels in Des Moines
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1 review
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“Ramada”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Everything was very nice. Clean rooms, friendly staff. Swimming pools were excellent. Great overall experience.

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CHEROKEE
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

The hotel was very nice and the staff very helpful. The only thing that would make the stay better would be a bathtub in our room. We were traveling with two small children and getting them to take a shower was difficult.

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HONOLULU
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

This was our second stay here. Our 2 kids loved it the first time so we returned. It is definitely a fun family place to stay. It does seem to be, however a frequent gathering place for children's birthday parties over the weekend. It was much more croweded this time. I felt sorry for the hotel staff that had to monitor the indoor pool area because some children were not wearing the required wristbands. With so many children there at one time it can become a hazard.

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ALDEN
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

it was en general excellent service, just one suggestion the sofa bed in our room was a little uncomfortable I hope to have a better and soft mattress next time

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CRESTON
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

I really enjoyed my stay at the Ramada. The only thing I would comment on is the life guards making more rounds regularly at the little ones pool. Even though the parents should be watching there kids as well. Lots of kids were getting shoved. The hotel room was amazing and slept the best i did in months!

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DES MOINES
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

It was a very enjoyable time, kids had fun swimming,but we ate at the restaurant for breakfast buffet and we all got sick from something we ate

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Reviewed September 11, 2012

Paid on KAYAK wanted me to repay when I already paid in full. Also ask for receipt have no idea how to make a receipt. The beds in the room where nice. Did not use water park but if had a family they include passes to the water park. Check out was easy and lady did give me a receipt. Hallway smells like sweaty feet. Need to spray something in hallway for a nice smile

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Property: Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
Address: 5000 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA 50322-1969 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
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Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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