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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Cold Ashton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room air conditioner filthy it fell off the wall when setting room temperature. Pool had feces floating around. Kids running and yelling up and down the halls.

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Turners Falls, Massachusetts
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was the fourth holiday visit to the Ramada Tropics Hotel with five grandchildren aboard. Always a fun adventure! The swimming venue is central for activity though there are many other possibilities given the offerings. Don't expect to find a "local food" dining experience anywhere in the facility though most folks aren't. We brought some food to our liking and...

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Hallie D, General Manager at Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back and celebrating with us again. We are currently redoing our restaurant menu and adding in some new items. Please stop back and see us again in the future.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at the Ramada. It was clean and the staff was accommodating. My kids loved the waterpark! We wish they had a free breakfast, but the buffet at the bar/grill wasn't too bad.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I had a tropical themed wedding & reception at the Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center in April 2017. It turned out amazing! The staff at Ramada, especially the event coordinator Cierra, were awesome to work with! The food was delicious, especially the late night soft pretzels & cheese sauce! The bartenders were so much fun! The...

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing place to stay mice people!! Bartenders and waitresses were amazing and respectful!! Maddy at front office was very nice and was honest and always willing to answer questions thank you very much

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been staying here for a few weeks. There is this wonderful front seat lady named Maddy. She treats us like we are royalty. She is always in a good mood when I see her. Always a nice person. 5 out of 5 stars. Would definitely take a vacation here when I'm not at work.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had reserved our room for Friday to Saturday and some how it got messed up and switched to Wednesday through Thursday. They werw really nice about getting it fixed, getting me my room and giving me a decent discount. We got the our room and the beds were sloppily made && very uncomfortable, rock hard && worn. Whatever. Then...

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Illinois
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Dayton, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location for weekend getaway with kids and other relatives. This is the only place where there is a large, comfortable pool-side seating area to stay close to the kids and be able to have drinks and get caught up with family we haven't seen. It was packed, and reservations seem to fill up quickly, so book early, 2 months...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Address: 5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $133 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Ramada
Ramada Des Moines
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Do not stay on a Saturday night”
14leeg, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pool side rooms are helpful here”
MBMM36, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Non poolside rooms are very quite.”
BennyIC, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites offer several benefits; one being two separate rooms for more privacy and another being comfortable eating space.”
gaia43, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with a pet, request a room more around the back for ease of taking your pet out with plenty of room to walk around.”
AllisonB527, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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