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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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Tama, Iowa
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Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay, the pool was definetly a highlight! It was nice they had lifeguards during the day and in the evenings. The bar was great, it was nice to grab a drink and sit by the pool. We ate at the restaurant for breakfast... they were short staffed and the poor waitress did her best. The food was...

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Iowa City
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We decided to book on a whim and lucked out getting a flash sale. The front desk staff was very helpful and check-in was smooth. We were actually able to check into our room early. The room was clean and fit our needs. We have two little kids (5 and 1 and a half) and go for the kids water...

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West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this location before and I believe it improves every time we stay. Great stay all around. Kids had a lot of fun!

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Waukee, Iowa
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Pella, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been great for our company outing! This year, we had 27 rooms and nearly 90 people stay. The staff was great to work with! Great job to Reonna for getting everything arranged, and to Leeann and Maddie for making everything great once we arrived. We stayed in the Presidential Suite which was great to use as a...

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

Thank you for having your event at our hotel again. I am glad that everything went well and will pass along the kind words to the staff. We look forward to having you back next year.

Newton, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pool was nice. The hot tub was nice. The bar service and food was excellent. My only concern was the bed bowed in the middle. The air conditioning shut off and it was too hot to sleep in the room. I'm sure it was an easy fix. Otherwise a good hotel and Waterpark

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

Thanks for staying with us. We are glad that your stay went well minus the AC shutting off. I apologize for the inconvenience and we hope to see you again in the future.

Ankeny, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You kinda wish it had a bigger Waterpark because it was pretty crowded, understandably it was a Saturday night in the middle of winter. Otherwise that's the only knock on it. We come here at least once per year, and I don't expect that to change.

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Alton, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel, we loved the room and the kids had a blast in the water park area. Front desk staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Only downside was the pool area staff closing the waterslides 30 minutes early and taking 15 minutes to get them back open...and only because front desk staff stepped in!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • 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
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: ₹ 8,065 - ₹ 11,425 (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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Non poolside rooms are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles BennyIC, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites offer several benefits; one being two separate rooms for more privacy and another being comfortable eating space.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles AllisonB527, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring your swimming suite and workout gear.”
 of 5 bubbles JMishler, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are not as loud as you would think. Rooms not connected to pool are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles BennyIC, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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