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    Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

    1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314-2606
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$ 234
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          Overview
          • Excellent19%
          • Very good26%
          • Average31%
          • Poor16%
          • Terrible8%
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          Free Wifi
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          Air Conditioning
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          1 - 5 of 272 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          Gross. Environmentalism is not an excuse for laziness. We specifically asked for the sheets to be washed and the staff just remade the beds. The sheets were gross and dirty. I am confident that the staff just remade the beds instead of changing the sheets....More

          Thank Ben K
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          Reviewed 2 December 2016

          Our Team has been staying here for the past several for Dance Competition. This year we somehow did not get our reservations in. When I first called they were sold out, but they actually contacted me when rooms became available closer to the competition date....More

          Thank Denise S
          Response from GretchenT81, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 5 December 2016

          Dear Denise S, I am so glad we were able to accommodate you again this year. I am also pleased to know that our staff, your guest room and the breakfast all met your expectations. We look forward to State Dance every year, it is...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          My husband and I stayed the night here following a concert at Wells Fargo. The employees were very friendly and the shuttle service was fantastic. However, the room left much to be desirable. We were given a room on the second floor, directly next to...More

          Thank kelsisue
          Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 1 week ago

          Hi kelsisue, Thank you for your stay and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to read that you appreciated our staff and shuttle service. However, I am sorry to read that you did not entirely enjoy your stay...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          After a long day of travel we found out our reservation was cancelled at our convention hotel and they were fully booked so they sent us here to the Holiday Inn. Completely stressed out Matt made us feel very welcome and the bartenders put a...More

          Thank KarinWithAnEye
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Bad drinks, sloooow service and terrible food. The beer was good but they didn't bottle it. The whole hotel needs a remake. Keep your money in your pocket when it comes to the bar and food here. I had a Ruben sandwich. It sat for...More

          Thank Peter P
          Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 2 weeks ago

          Hello Peter P! Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown - Mercy Area. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. I'm sorry we fell below your expectation regarding service...More

          Holiday Inn Express and Suites Des Moines Downtown
          61 reviews
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          Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
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          • Free Parking
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$ 121 - US$ 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 251
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          Eridy J
          What does the pool look like and is there a hot tub???
          9 December 2016|
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          Response from Denise S | Reviewed this property |
          There is no hot tub. The pool is a decent sized standard hotel pool. I would guess that it was originally outdoors, but was enclosed several years ago.
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          Do you have a business lounge with complimentary drinks at happy hour and / or free breakfast in the mornings for business travelers?
          19 June 2014|
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          Response from GretchenT81 | Property representative |
          Thank you for your question and interest in our property. We do have a lounge on-site, Cityscape Lounge, which offers discounted happy hour specials, but we do not currently have a complimentary happy hour. In regards to... More
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