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Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not actually sure if the hotel is new or recently remodeled, but very nice and clean. Staff were also nice and helpful and good food and drink options from the little mini restaurant/cafe. Rooms were also clean!

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St Paul, MN
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and me stayed here one night, in November, We were greeted when we came in the door. Fast check in, and a great 4th room. That was roomy,clean and quiet. There's a small bar in the lobby, along with a bistro of sorts. We did get drinks from the bar and go outside and sit at the fire...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stay 10 nights at this location. As with other stays this Courtyard sets the standards for others to follow. From the courteous staff, extra points for being green, to housekeeping I would highly recommend. Zero issues, so this is a short review. While there, I had a drink at the Bistro (Free coupons for Platinum Elite) and the Bistro Burger...

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Iowa
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel was great. Everything was extremely clean and well kept. The lobby area is also nice and you can tell they cater to the business traveler. Great area for relaxing and having a drink after a day of work. I would stay here again for sure if back in this area.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Room was comfortable and staff was friendly. Would have liked to have sat outside off the lobby at night but that area filled up fast. Pool seemed to be on the small side but we were in town for a wedding and had no time to use it anyhow. Breakfast was a bit pricey but acceptable.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite place of mine in the Ankeny area. The staff are very friendly, and the rooms are modern and very nicely decorated. There is a small dining area for breakfast and lunch with simple options. Also, it is conveniently located right off of interstate 35 and north of interstate 80 about 10 minutes.

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here over Labor Day weekend. We were part of a tandem bicycle rally. I was a bit concerned that with a group of this many people, all of whom wanted a good breakfast, that the staff would not be able to keep up. No worries. The menu is not extensive, but there was an option...

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CourtyardAnkeny, Director of Sales at Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We are thrilled that you received outstanding service during tandem bicycle group's stay! We enjoyed having that large group stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon if your travels bring you to the Des Moines/Ankeny area. Sincerely, Cheryl Jass

Kansas City
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Customer service was excellent, rooms were nice, and decent amenities. Would probably not want to stay for any length of time but it is perfect for a business trip. Price was fair. And they do have a Starbucks. Food prices were a bit high.

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CourtyardAnkeny, Director of Sales at Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Erin, Thank you for taking time to write a review on our hotel. We always enjoy hearing from our guests. We are pleased that you enjoyed your room and that our staff offered excellent customer service. We hope you will stay with us again if your travels bring you to Des Moines or Ankeny area. Sincerely, Cheryl Jass

Knoxville, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We rode in a tandem rally in the Ankeny area and this hotel was picked by the organizers. What a GREAT choice. The staff was super friendly, accommodating, courteous and just plain Iowa nice!! The banquet room, dining bistro, individual rooms and outdoor FirePit areas were PERFECT!! Thank you!!!

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It was a Good nights sleep for us. Quiet too. We only stayed one night and we were so tired we fell asleep as soon as our heads hit the pillows. Internet worked well for us too. There was a little funky moldy smell in the carpet by the bathroom door, probably from wet carpeting at some point.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Courtyard by Marriott - Ankeny is a Platinum Circle Award winning hotel, located between Des Moines and Ames at exit 90 off I-35. Our hotel features an open and inviting lobby, interactive GoBoard® with touchscreen info on the go, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. We also feature a spacious conference center where we can accommodate up to 400 guests in our Grand Ballroom. Our full service banquet staff will take care of every detail to make your event memorable. Guests can also enjoy our lobby bar, heated indoor pool, hot tub and fitness center. When looking for a hotel in the Des Moines, Ankeny or Ames area, make the Courtyard by Marriott your destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny

Address: 2405 SE Creekview Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8800
Region: United States > Iowa > Ankeny
Price Range: $151 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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“Located outside of Des Moines airport by a 20 minute drive, restaurants nearby are good!”
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