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About our Hotel

Location: Suburban

  • Location: Suburban
  • Closest City: DES MOINES
  • Distance From Hotel: 2.0MILES
  • Local time zone: GMT -06:00

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 12:00 PM

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Late checkout available

Credit cards

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms: 3
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

No Pets allowed, with the exception of ADA needs.

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Drake University
Distance From Hotel:0.0MILES
Attraction:
Knapp Center/Drake Stadium
Distance From Hotel:0.3MILES
Attraction:
DSM University
Distance From Hotel:2.0MILES
Attraction:
Hy-Vee Hall/Wells Fargo Arena/Vets Auditorium
Distance From Hotel:3.0MILES

Parking

Parking

  • Car Parking Available

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2013
  • Total number of rooms: 52
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed: 2
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds: 50
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms: 52
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged: 3
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors: 2
  • FEMA Property Number: IA0301

Des Moines Hotel's Central Location Delivers Satisfaction

Poised right in the heart of the city in an up-and-coming renaissance neighborhood, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Des Moines at Drake University is revolutionizing the contemporary travel experience. Less than 1.5 miles from downtown and seconds from major businesses and attractions, this hotel is the smart choice for a productive stay in Des Moines.

The hotel's guests have no trouble accessing the vibrant campus of Drake
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Des Moines Hotel's Central Location Delivers Satisfaction

Poised right in the heart of the city in an up-and-coming renaissance neighborhood, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Des Moines at Drake University is revolutionizing the contemporary travel experience. Less than 1.5 miles from downtown and seconds from major businesses and attractions, this hotel is the smart choice for a productive stay in Des Moines.

The hotel's guests have no trouble accessing the vibrant campus of Drake University, which is within walking distance of the property. Major downtown businesses are just around the corner, as well.

Des Moines, Iowa and all it has to offer are at your disposal from this hotel's location. Distinguished from other Des Moines hotels near Drake University, this is the only hotel actually located on campus. Other attractions, including Adventureland Amusement Park and the Iowa State Fair, are just minutes away, and they're sure to make for a memorable vacation in Des Moines.

The hotel's location near Drake University, its friendly staff and the cutting-edge amenities ensure a positive experience. Guests can surf the Web using free wireless Internet access, and start each day off right at the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar. Call to reserve your room today, and "Stay Smart" in Des Moines.

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Features
Our central location offers guests unbeatable proximity and easy access to Drake University, downtown Des Moines and I-235. A 15-minute drive gets you anywhere, so you can fully experience the greater Des Moines metro areas attractions and businesses.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 329 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Friendly front desk service Pleasant stay for a weekend get away. Close to downtown but more reasonable in price. June 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable bed and great service Good place to stay for business if client nearby. Mattresses are comfortable, quiet away from highway, staff are mainly students but are very friendly, nice workout room available. June 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Hotel was clean, quiet, room was dark and felt completely safe. June 12, 2016
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Awards

Quality Excellence Award Winner

Quality Excellence Award


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Torchbearer Award

Torchbearer Award


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