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    Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

    1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309
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    Reviewed 11 September 2015

    Recently stayed here for one night. Sorry, the place is a dump. I had a one inch gap between the bottom of the door and floor. Put a towel there. Carpet is terrible throughout hotel - old, stained and not very inviting. Hotel is very...More

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    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 14 September 2015

    Thank you for your stay and the valuable feedback regarding your stay with us. You and all future guests will be pleased to know that we have ordered brand new carpeting for the entire hotel. We also have many other upcoming renovations planned. We hope...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2015

    I stayed here while moving my daughter to Drake. The location is perfect, within walking distance of the university. The room was clean and quiet--even though the walls are quite thin all of the guests behaved themselves. Beds were comfy. However, this is just a...More

    Thank Heather H
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 28 August 2015

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am pleased you found our location to be ideal for you, and also your room to be clean, quiet and comfortable. Updates are continually being made to our property. Brand new hallway carpeting will...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2015

    I don't normally give such poor reviews but having internet that is unusable on a business trip is totally unacceptable. I tried it both in the evening and also about 5:30 AM. Not only was it slow, it would not even complete a speed test....More

    Thank Scott S
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 30 July 2015

    I truly thank you for your feedback regarding your stay. What you experienced during your stay is clearly not acceptable, and I want to offer my sincerest apology to you. The issues you had are very concerning. Please trust me that they will all be...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2015

    Hotel was comfortable, and clean, Complimentary breakfast was good, and the situation is excellent if you are a visitor to the University. The rooms are spacious and the WiFi is excellent. Very convenient to access most restaurants in the vicinity. Quick to reach from airport..

    Thank HenryFW
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 27 July 2015

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am thrilled you had such a wonderful stay and were able to enjoy our complimentary breakfast and WiFi. We look forward to your next visit to the University and stay with us.

    Reviewed 13 July 2015

    This hotel has some pros and cons Pros: clean rooms, close to restaurants, check in was easy, easy access to freeways Cons: Lobby was dirty, dirty carpet in hallways, breakfast was awful The price is right for the area and the actual rooms were clean...More

    Thank goodlife72
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 14 July 2015

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I am glad we were able to achieve a clean and comfortable stay for you. Part of our planned renovations include new hallway carpeting, which I hope you can see first hand in a future...More

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    • 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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    • Microwave
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    • Tennis Court
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    • US$ 111 - US$ 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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