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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines

8789 Plum Drive , Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Urbandale, Iowa.

Nestled in the Des Moines, Iowa area, Urbandale is a growing city that has held on to its small-town charm. Whether travelling for business or pleasure the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines is conveniently located off I-35/I-80 near Johnston, IA. Only minutes from and attractions such as Adventureland Park, Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines Botanical Center, the Science Center & Blank IMAX Dome, Jordan Creek Mall and Wells Fargo Arena. Let the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines be your host hotel for annual events like the Festa Italiana, World Food Festival and the Iowa State Fair. Experience luxurious accommodations and a plethora of amenities such as a daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet, with indoor pool/whirlpool, business center, enhanced fitness facility, guest laundry, wired & wireless high-speed Internet access. Sleep on our comfy beds and a plush duvet including your choice of soft or firm pillows. We offer an enhanced bath experience which include our specialty soaps, shampoo, conditioner and lotion. Our flexible meeting space can accommodate up to 100 people and arranged to your needs. John Deere, Corteva, Dupont, and Hy-Vee Training Center, are within 1 mile. Camp Dodge is 5 miles, and, Wells Fargo, Mercy Medical Center, Allied Insurance, Principal Financial, Unity Point are all nearby. Enjoy the best accommodations Urbandale, Iowa has to offer!
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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Stay connected & productive in this stylishly appointed room with micro fridge & free high speed wired & wireless Internet. Spread your work out on the well-lit work desk then sink into an easy chair and ottoman while you cruise cable channels including HBO on our 37” flat panel TV’s
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Bathtub
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Free Local Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Stereo/Radio
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 120AC
  • Complimentary Morning Newspaper
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Sample local restaurants, such as the Urban Grill, The Beer House, Ruby Tuesday's, Pizza Ranch, Culver's, Texas Roadhouse, Jethro's barbecue and many more! You will not be disappointed with all of the local eating establishments located nearby.
  • Full Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
  • Kids Eat Free
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Business Services

  • 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Entertainment & Recreation

  • Indoor Pool
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Indoor Whirlpool
  • Indoor Pool Hours of Operation: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Outdoor Whirlpool

Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Fitness facility equipped with state of the art equipment including universal gym, free weights, and cardio equipment with personal viewing screens on each.

Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Fitness Center Type: EXTENSIVE

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Treadmill

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Hours of Operation: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

8789 Plum Drive

Urbandale, Iowa 50322

United States


Check In: 3:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Check-in Age: 21

  • Parking + -

    • Complimentary Self Parking Available
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Exercise Facility
    • Business Center
    • Pool
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Meeting Room
    • Exercise Facility
    • Pool

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Portable Bathtub Seats
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • No Pets Allowed. Service charge for unauthorized pets in the building.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 4
    • Total Number of Rooms: 93
    • Number of Suites: 20
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 93
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 5

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  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • JCB
    • Discover
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
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    Indoor Heated Pool and Whirlpool
    Stay Fit While Staying Smart
    If You Are Looking for Extra Space, We Have It.
    Indoor Heated Pool and Whirlpool
    Rain or shine, you can always take a dip in our heated indoor pool. After a busy day, grab a towel and unwind beside our sparkling, inviting pool or relax in the whirlpool.
    Stay Fit While Staying Smart
    Take advantage of our well equipped, on-site fitness center and stay fit and active, even when you're on the road.
    Whether you're staying with us for a business trip or a fun family leisure escape, always enjoy complimentary self-parking!
    If You Are Looking for Extra Space, We Have It.
    Our spacious suites are ideal for families or extended stays. Each suite features a separate setting area with a pull-out sofa, a full workstation so that you can stay productive on the road, a Keurig coffee maker, microwave, mini-fridge, and HDTV. All of our guest rooms have complimentary Wi-Fi and our full hot breakfast buffet each morning.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines

    • Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines for hotel guests.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines has an indoor pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines is available from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines has 93 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Urbandale Des Moines.