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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University

1140 24Th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50311  show map
 2 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Overview

The contemporary Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University is a decent example of a 2-star hotel in Des Moines. Built in 1997, the hotel is a combination of Renaissance architecture and contemporary facilities.

This hotel is about 15 km away from Adventureland. Set within a 30-minute walking distance from Des Moines city center.

The venue is a short walk to boutiques, a mall and antique shops.

Des Moines International airport is 15 minutes' drive away from Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University.

Rooms

The hotel offers 52 non-smoking rooms with a mini bar, climate control, high-speed internet, a safe and a stereo system as well as a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers. Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University features rooms with the patio view. Bathrooms are appointed with a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a hot buffet breakfast. Drake Diner and Woody's Smoke Shack are located within 150 meters away.

Services

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University offers free self parking, a baggage storage and a newspaper stand as well as a business centre, a meeting room and a copier for business guests.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include a casino, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and a fitness center available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   52.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Wet bar
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Recliner
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Multi-line phone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University Des Moines location
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Hotel Address:

1140 24Th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50311

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City Centre
  • Des Moines
    1.6 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Drake Diner
    400 ft
  • Planet Sub
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    52

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Sherman Hill4000 ft

Sport related

Historical sites

  • Wallace House Foundation4000 ft

Stadiums

  • Vets Memorial Auditorium1.4 mi
  • Veterans Memorial Auditorium1.4 mi

Museums

  • Terrace Hill Historic Site1.0 mi

Parks

  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation3000 ft
  • Evelyn Davis Park3300 ft
  • Davis Park3300 ft

Halls

  • Church Hall Auditorium1700 ft
  • Drake University Stalnaker2700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Drake University400 ft
  • Drake University Intl Programs1000 ft
  • City University1400 ft
  • American Red Cross1.0 mi
  • Sleep Disorder Ctr1.0 mi
  • University of Iowa School1.1 mi
  • College of Health Sciences1.2 mi
  • Des Moines Area Community Clg1.2 mi
  • Mercy College-Health Sciences1.2 mi
  • Des Moines Univ Osteopathic1.2 mi

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Zoo Foundation Development Ofc1.3 mi

Theaters

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center1.1 mi
  • Broadlawns Medical Center1.2 mi
  • Mercy Medical Center1.2 mi
  • US Veterans Ctr1.3 mi

Local attractions

  • Hoyt Sherman Place5200 ft
    1501 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden1.2 mi
    1716 Locust St
  • Iowa Hall of Pride1.6 mi
    330 Park St
  • Terrace Hill 1.1 mi
    2300 Grand Ave
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park1.3 mi
    1330 Grand Ave

Restaurants nearby

  • Drake Diner400 ft

    Address: 1111 25th St
    Phone: 515-277-1111

    75% likes this, based on 64 reviews

  • Hoshi Sushi Lounge500 ft

    Address: 2314 University Avenue
    Phone: (515) 369-7253

    62% likes this, based on 32 reviews

  • Woody's Smoke Shack800 ft

    Address: 2511 Cottage Grove Ave
    Phone: (515) 277-0005

    77% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Planet Sub500 ft

    Address: 2330 University Ave
    Phone: 515-369-2782

    83% likes this, based on 8 reviews

  • Mars Cafe600 ft

    Address: 2318 University Ave
    Phone: 515-369-6277

    70% likes this, based on 37 reviews
    Cuisine: American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    52

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 39 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    close to a good restraunt

  • 6.6

    Very close to Drake University. Property had security measures in place due to close proximity to low income neighborhood.

    neighborhood

  • 9.6

    Good location.

    Only one handicap assessibke room. At checkin the clerk did not check my advance reservation to notice I needed handicap room.

  • 7.8

    Stayed here with our daughter for a visit to Drake. Excellent location. Loved that we could walk to campus. It was a decent hotel

  • 8.8

    Great people, more than enough choices for breakfast. Room was very clean, bed comfortable

    No complaints

  • 10.0

    The center courtyard was beautiful. First floor has sliding doors so you can relax outside.breakfast was great.

  • 7.0

    Ice machine

    No pool no shower curtain bedding smeled bad.

  • 9.2

    Staff was very friendly and helpful in suggesting a location to have dinner. our room was clean and nice.

    ice machine didn't work, our room carpet was sticky

  • 10.0

    Very nice stay. Everything exceeded our expectations.

  • 5.4

    The bed was comfortable and room was overall clean.

    There was a few broken items in toilet seat, water in tub and sink wouldn't drain. When asked to switch rooms because of problems they did switch us to a different room.

  • 10.0

    Elocation

    Na

  • 10.0

    Location and great staff

    It was all good

  • 4.6

    Location- no pool- nohot tub

  • 9.6

    Beds were great and location quiet

    Bars and restaurants were hard to find near by.

  • 7.8

    Bed was comfortable, staff was great, and the location was fantastic (for me).

    A little more expensive than I would have liked for a two-star hotel. Not because it was bad, but because I've paid less for more in the past.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University Des Moines location
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Hotel Address:

1140 24Th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50311

Get directions
City Centre
  • Des Moines
    1.6 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Drake Diner
    400 ft
  • Planet Sub
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    52