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We made a reservation for a single king room, only to get a single queen -- only two single king rooms in the whole building; feels like this used to be a dormatory that they took over and got HI to sponsor. Only positive was...More
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Response from ExpressDrake, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 30 January 2017
Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. We do try and accommodate all room requests best we can but unfortunately can't always due to availability. I understand your frustration in not receiving what you had requested. It should have been made clear...More
I usually find Holiday Inn Express to be a reliable name. At the very least, I will get a clean bed and a bath. We checked in very late at night, after an all-day drive. The room was run down, but seemed clean and acceptable....More
Thank Honest J
Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 3 January 2017
We appreciate the feedback Honest J. We want to sincerely apologize for the issues you encountered during your stay. We have a few tubs which are designed with an attached bath mat. We have replaced most of these tubs due to the fact as the...More
The room is updated, clean and very spacious. There is a Keurig and Refrigerator in the room. The staff was prompt and courteous.
The breakfast is good and has enough variety to start off your day.
We choose this hotel because of the location. It...More
Thank Brenda A
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 10 November 2016
We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay with us. Take care until your next visit.
We needed to make a very quick trip to Iowa to a family wedding and return the next day. Parking was convenient and we checked in quickly (nice desk staff) and had a very nice room. Everything was great. Love the beds at the Holiday...More
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 4 November 2016
We are very pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us. We hope the wedding was fun, and if you return to Des Moines we hope to see you again. Take care.
One of the better hotels in the Holiday Inn Express network. The rooms are spacious and have all of the conveniences that you need, ironing board, refrigerator, wifi, microwave oven, etc. The prices are reasonable and the complementary breakfast is passable. It is very close...More
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 24 October 2016
We appreciate this wonderful review Tulsajohn. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Drake University. Take care until then.
US$ 102 - US$ 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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