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    Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

    1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309
    011 91 124 455 1263
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    11 - 15 of 148 reviews

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    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

    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    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

    Reviewed 8 November 2016

    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.

    Reviewed 3 November 2016

    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

    Thank harriskd
    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.

    Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

    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

    Thank Tulsajohn
    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.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
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    • US$ 102 - US$ 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 52
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    "All rooms are good. Hotel is on a quiet, tree-lined street in an urban neighborhood."
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    "Room 219 is next to the workout room."
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    "A good location: close to downtown and restaurants. Terrible service lately."
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