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 parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

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 parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • 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

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • 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

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University photos Room
Room Selected at Check
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Bed type preference cannot be guaranteed as it will be allocated upon arrival based on availability.

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University photos Room
Queen Room Two Queen Beds Disability Access
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Featuring free Wi-Fi and a TV with cable channels, this accessible room comes equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities.

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University photos Room
Queen Room Two Queen Beds
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 King-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Featuring free Wi-Fi and a TV with cable channels, this room comes equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities.

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
  • Des Moines Univ Osteopathic1.2 mi
  • Mercy College-Health Sciences1.2 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

  • Terrace Hill1.0 mi
    2300 Grand Ave., Des Moines
  • Iowa Hall of Pride1.6 mi
    330 Park Street, Des Moines
  • Salisbury House1.8 mi
    4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden1.2 mi
    Des Moines, IA
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden1.8 mi
    909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines

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 17 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.5
Rooms
7.9
Service
9.1
Value
8.5

Guest reviews

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University Des Moines location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • 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