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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Omaha, Nebraska
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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 4 days ago NEWvia 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 4 days ago NEWvia 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 5 days ago NEW

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
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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Dayton, Iowa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Pocahontas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was great, not impressed with good or wait staff. I'll be back but I don't think I'll eat there again

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Montrose, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked the Ramada tropics resort because we were looking for it waterpark hotel on our way back from a trip to Missouri. We had been looking forward to this stay. Because of our travel, we arrived late and my 11-year-old daughter did not want to go to the pool that evening since it was late. The next day...

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Buffalo, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We specifically booked this hotel because of water park. Upon check in we were told it is closed from 11am-4pm. That included the standard pool. That left our family unable to enjoy the water park/swim except the morning. There was mold on the ceiling in our bathroom. The beds were awful and actually higher at the foot than the head.

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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
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  • 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: ₹ 6,220 - ₹ 8,811 (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
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#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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  • 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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