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Amarillo, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I flew into Des Moines, so finding a hotel close to the airport was important along with it being a Holiday Inn. Our family likes Holiday Inns and have not had any major problems with them. We are member of their club, as well, so we get bonus points for staying there. The hotel was very easy to find and... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The desk staff was wonderful. I was offered a "Pack and Go Breakfast." I had a very early morning flight.Airport shuttle was perfect. Pool area was beautiful and inviting. Nice lounge! Rooms are clean and spacious but updating is needed. Only problem was lack of hot water in the morning. I will definitely stay at this hotel again.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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235 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Most of this grade hotel are just fine. The room was clean, well appointed. I was basically here to spend the night with an early departure at the airport. It was right across the street! The front desk personnel were very good and made you feel very welcomed.

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germantown, md
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160 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Not quite a five, but close to it. Let's face it, all these places are pretty much the same, with some marginally better than others. This one falls into that "better" category. Rooms are large and clean, well-appointed, staff is friendly and efficient, but then so are almost all the others. The breakfast though, was probably the best of any... More 

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katyb1980
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I'll bet around ten years ago this was a really nice hotel, but unfortunately it doesn't appear that it has had any updates since then. The décor was dated and the hallways smelled musty with scuffs on the walls. All that being said- staff were friendly. The pool was warm and a good size to swim in, and the hot... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear katyb1980, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your comments. We are glad to know that your overall stay was to your satisfaction. However, it is saddening to read that the condition of our facilities and amenities fell below your expectations. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience these issues may have... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you decide to stay in the Holiday Inn hotel, it's a good option, swimming pool, large rooms, great service, a very nice eating area near to the swimming pool area. Nice sunroof, I just love it. I could stay a little longer, no time!

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Thank Javier C
San Rafael, California
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Stayed here after flight form San Francisco. Wonderful room, clean and cheerful. On site restrant and bar. Beautiful lobby. As woman traveling alone felt safe and secure. Hope to stay here again next year.

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Thank 476valeriek
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

So my family were in Des Moines Iowa for family business. We relocated to a nearby hotel by the airport where we found the Holiday Inn. However, at the time we really were not aware it was even open because this 40 year hotel was under renovation. My husband called in and found that they were indeed open during there... More 

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85 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The main thing recommending this place is it's extremely close proximity to the airport, and its 24-hour on-demand shuttle. It was also a pretty good value. The room we had was rather dated, but it was clear that the place it undergoing a facelift, of sorts. They had just installed new carpeting in the hallways, and the lobby is in... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Deedubs2, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our property. We strive to provide the best possible experience and it is great to read from our guests on how we are doing. We're glad to hear you found our location convenient to the airport. It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodations... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This property is situated right across from the Des Moines airport. It has complimentary guest shuttle to and from. The rooms were clean with basic amenities. Coffee maker and refrigerators in room. Staff is friendly. There is a cafe in the hotel that has a great breakfast menu. A gym and indoor pool are also located in the facility.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center, Iowa places you minutes from area attractions including Des Moines International Airport with 24 hour free shuttle, Blank Park Zoo, Science Center of Iowa/IMAX theatre, Iowa State Fairground Varied Industries, Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Knoxville Raceway, Cownie Soccer Complex, Adventureland, Gray s Lake, and Prairie Meadows Casino. Our hotel is also convenient to businesses such as Wells Fargo, Allied Insurance, as well as area colleges such as Drake University, Des Moines University, Grandview College, DMACC, and Simpson College. If shopping is what you are looking for be sure to visit Jordan Creek Town Center & Mall, Valley West Mall, Southridge Mall, and historic Valley Junction Our hotel has over 200 beautifully decorated guestrooms, each with free wireless Internet, many with high-speed hard wired Internet as well. Many guestrooms come with microwave/refrigerator units, and our hotel has more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space with ample free parking for groups of 10-500. For your enjoyment we have an indoor pool, whirlpool, video game room, and ping pong in our tropical courtyard. Stop by our Grill restaurant, offering breakfast anytime, hot & cold sandwiches, along with steaks and seafood dinner entrees. Unwind in our bar and catch your favorite sporting event on our huge 68 big screen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center

Address: 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $175 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 219
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“close to airport, good restaurant inside the complex.”
 of 5 bubbles adtjr, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The pool area has rooms very close for a family outing.”
 of 5 bubbles huffrx, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Inside rooms away from the pool are quiet, the outside has airport noise”
 of 5 bubbles Beach Pal, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking pool area which has romantic lighting includes balcony. Southeast corner Full length mirror.”
 of 5 bubbles gr8shpr, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the street on the east side would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles cornguy, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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