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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Des Moines
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quaint and clean! Friendly staff and nonsmoking rooms. The only Hoilday Inn I've found you should not stay in is in Salt Lake City Utah! This Holiday Inn beats Salt Lake Citie's hands down as out there there are thieves who work in the hotel. Here in Des Moinse you can trust the staff!

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Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few updates could go a long way here. Room furniture is nice. Updating curtains, wallpaper and bathroom vanity/tile would be great. It was clean and fine. Nothing unpleasant about my stay. Dining on site available but not sure if walkable to downtown dining.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today I check out. I'm listening to the sound of the traffic as this hotel is so close to the interstate. All night long! Beautiful view when it is dark and clear of the city lights. Free parking. Limited but friendly room service at a reasonable price. Tv options very limited. They need to modernize. . Modest furnishings to go...

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Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent customer service at check in. Room was big and clean, had a microwave and mini fridge. Bathroom was small and outdated. Shuttle to/from event center was awesome and timely. Would stay here again.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The bathrooms need a serious upgrade. The mildew around the shower stall was gross. The doors are wore out. Spa was green and slimy on bottom. Noise doors slamming with youth sports teams staying on all floors.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Hello kayakboy67, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown - Mercy Area, IA, for your lodging needs in the area and taking the time to post a review and rating your stay. I would like to apologize if your stay was less than satisfactory as a result of concerns you raised about the cleanliness of the bathroom...

Wentzville
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have stayed here a couple times now. This last visit was outstanding. The room was big enough for another King. The towels I do not know what they do but they were so wonderfully soft. The bed was to die for. Mind you I was here for 3 nights and I will be returning. The pool is just awesome....

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Tonganoxie, KS
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were going to stay at the hotel last weekend, which a great location if you need to stay for downtown activities. It was an abnormally warm day for Des Moines for February (it was in the 70s). But the night time hour temperatures were going to reach down to the 40s. It was chilly in our room and we...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Hi buddhakitty, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and leaving us feedback. Reading through it, I regret to know that you had some issues with the room received like the heating unit that was not working. While it makes me proud that Fawn from the desk was able to assist you accordingly, it is unfortunate that our other...

Reviewed 24 February 2017

we were in town for a local fest at the event center. The location of this hotel is fantastic as it is within walking distance of the center and downtown. They also provide a shuttle until 11 pm for those who choose not to walk or drive. I met a few Marine buddys for a mini reunion of sorts in...

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

The place was hopping with activity constantly. Obviously very popular. Excellent location right next to the interstate and walking distance to Wells Fargo Arena, the Iowa Events Center and much of downtown. The place provides a complimentary shuttle van that will take you just about anywhere for the asking. There were plenty of meeting / banquet rooms. Has a bar...

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GretchenT81, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Scott G, Thank you so much for the wonderful, candid and thorough review of your stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus. We are so glad you were pleased with your stay, and can't wait to welcome you back again next year. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your accommodation needs and thank you as well for...

South Dakota
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a sporting event for our daughter. This is an old property that they've tried to keep updated. However, the age is evident by the small size of the rooms and the tiny bathroom. There was some water damage in our room all along the wall that the window was on. This is conveniently located near Mercy...

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GretchenT81, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear SDQueeny, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. We greatly appreciate your feedback as it helps us to know what we are doing well and what may need improvement. I am so glad you chose to stay with us while you were in Des Moines, and I hope you will consider...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Downtown, Des Moines, Iowa. Our convenient downtown location provides the ideal setting for both business and leisure travel. With convenient access to Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Veterans Auditorium, Des Moines Civic Center, Iowa State Fairgrounds, and Mercy Hospital, you can not go wrong when you stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown. Located in the heart of Des Moines, we are minutes away from an assortment of entertainment options. Indulge and have a ball at Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Adventureland Park, Blank Park Zoo or the Science Center. Also, exceptional dining and nightlife are just blocks away at the Court Avenue Entertainment District and the trendy Historic East Village. Downtown Des Moines is alive with special events every weekend, and our area shuttle makes navigating downtown a breeze! Relax, it's Holiday Inn. We offer free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, an indoor pool, and a complimentary downtown/airport shuttle. If you love classic American cuisine set in a casual but elegant dining atmosphere, then Genevieve's Restaurant and Cityscape Lounge are the place to go. Whether your visit brings you to Des Moines for business or pleasure, allow the Holiday Inn Downtown to be your hotel of choice! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

Address: 1050 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA 50314
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $184 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 251
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Des Moines Holiday Inn
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“You can request a room that faces downtown.”
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