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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“water park”(153 reviews)
“pirate ship”(38 reviews)
“indoor waterpark”(33 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The water park is great for kids ages 3 to 12. Rooms are OK, restaurant is tolerable and bar has the best Bloody Mary in the United States. We usually stay twice a year and can't think of any notable problems other than Internet could...More

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Response from Hallie D, General Manager at Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des MoinesResponded 22 March 2017

We are in the process of updating all of our internet equipment so hopefully next visit will be a little bit better for you. I will make sure to let the restaurant staff know that you think that we make the best Bloody Mary. Thanks...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very nice hotel. We had an amazingly large room. Our family of 6 had plenty of room. We went over spring break which was crowded. We had to wait for 10-15 minutes to check in because the staff kept answering the phone. The pool was...More

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Response from Hallie D, General Manager at Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des MoinesResponded 22 March 2017

Thanks for staying with us over such a busy time period. We have our slides open at 4pm with the water park opening at 2 during the extended hours we offered during break. We also had the slides open the following morning so hopefully they...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

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Response from Hallie D, General Manager at Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des MoinesResponded 22 March 2017

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

All aspects of the hotel were acceptable or above. The "lifeguards" are just kids that have no business being responsible for other people. There needs to be more safety measures in place for the two large slides. A small child, under the height requirement, was...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$ 107 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 107 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Jason G
17 April 2018|
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Response from gaia43 | Reviewed this property |
Perfect. I'm like a two year old when it comes to "the water" so I can speak "from experience". Enjoy! I've been there 4 or 5 overnights with my grandchildren. I live in Massachusetts, they in Iowa/Illinois.
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Laura R
8 January 2018|
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Response from Hallie D | Property representative |
You can purchase 2 additional swimming wristbands for $15 each. We also have non swimming wriatbands for $5 each. If you are having more people we do have a birthday party package you can add on with your room. Please call... More
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