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“Clean, pleasant environment overall. Mostly pleasant...” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
Ranked #13 of 49 Hotels in Des Moines
Nevada
1 review
“Clean, pleasant environment overall. Mostly pleasant...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Clean, pleasant environment overall. Mostly pleasant staff. Had some staff that appeared to be quite young and were not very nice (no smiles, abrupt and somewhat rude). Not enough balls in basketball/volleyball pool area.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Stuart
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Pool was freezing. The manager did nothing to warm it and chastised me for complaining. Rules were changed and the kids were disappointed they weren't able to go down all the slides even with a parent.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Fort Collins
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

The stay was great for my kids. Only problem was...there was no roll away beds available for my oldest to sleep on. The service from the grill was okay. They didn't get our orders right once for dinner and then for breakfast. But overall it was great to be by the pool first level andright infront of the kiddie pool. It was convienent for us and our guests!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Review collected in partnership with Ramada

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Additional Information about Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Property: Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
Address: 5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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