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Holiday Inn Express Ankeny

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Bixby, Oklahoma
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I have stayed at this location twice now and both times I found the room to be very clean, the beds comfortable and the location proximity to I-35 is perfect. There are a couple of restaurants and a gas station nearby within walking distance as well. I would return here again.

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Anamosa Iowa
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We were welcomed by a friendly smile at the front desk and checked in quickly. Our room was clean and had everything we needed. We enjoyed the hot tub several times. The hot tub is a bit small and only has a capacity of 3 guests but we were able to get in every time we wanted to. The breakfast...

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Brazil
Reviewed 6 January 2016

By the second time I stay in this hotel and again was a good experience.The staff is very pleasant and there are many restaurants in the area some are within easy walking distance. The breakfast area, just off the lobby, is large and and included a large-screen TV and sitting area. Breakfast is very good throughout and included several hot...

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Slater, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We went here for Christmas Eve as a date night gift to ourselves. What a gift it was!! Great reception when we arrived by a very friendly young lady. Was upgraded to a suite which was so homey and comfortable. Our room was just fantastic with a very comfortable king size bed and a couch for sitting and relaxing when...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 16 November 2015

My husband and I have family in the Des Moines area and we chose the Holiday Inn Express because it was a good deal compared to others in the Des Moines area. The hotel appears pretty new and is in a large office park with quite a few chain restaurants in the area, including a few within walking distance. Although...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I am road warrior always staying at the Holiday Inn chain across this great country. This property was very clean, sharp, comfortable and consistent as a national chain should be. Actually this is one of the overall better ones and a location I will definitely be staying at again.

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Thank 07BigBlue
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This hotel must be built like an apartment building. It definitely was loud from up above on the 3rd floor. After the elephants went to bed it was good however. I booked my room on priceline and I have always heard that you get the ice machine/elevator rooms when you do this. Hasn't happened to me yet until this Holiday...

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Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Our room was awesome! The beds were super comfortable, very luxurious. Room was super clean. The instant I walked in it felt like I was upgraded to some fancy room but we weren't. Bathroom and shower were large, comfortable and very clean. One of the cleanest hotels I've ever stayed in. Super quality.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here while showing animals at the State Fair and were not disappointed. Staff was amazing! We checked in late after being up nearly 40 hours straight and I forgot milk for medicine. My wife ask front desk where closest convenience store was and clerk immediately gave her carton of milk from breakfast area so we would not have...

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This Holiday Inn was very nice. We stayed there with my rewards and got the King Suite. The only reason I didn't rate the highest was that the sleeper sofa wasn't made. I didn't like having to make the bed.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located off Interstate 35 the 100% smoke-free Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny/Des Moines is your home away from home offering the best service in the Des Moines area. Our hotel is in close proximity to several businesses including Tones Spices, John Deere, Praxair, Monsanto, Caseys, Embria, Syngenta, DMACC, Iowa State University & the Ankeny Airport. The following attractions are close to our hotel: Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, State Capitol, Science Center, Principal Park, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Adventureland, Prairie Meadows, downtown Des Moines, Civic Center & Blank Park Zoo. Our hotel staff will make you feel at home whether you re traveling for business or pleasure. You will agree that when travelling to Ankeny/Des Moines, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is the smart place to stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Ankeny

Address: 2402 SE Tones Dr, Exit 90 - Route 160, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
Region: United States > Iowa > Ankeny
Price Range: $162 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ankeny 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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“There is nothing much to see in Ankeny, so view doesn't matter.”
 of 5 bubbles Brewbaker, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 216 had a lot of doors shutting noise - directly over entrance”
 of 5 bubbles TMarek, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“A room on the North side might be better due to lighting in the parking lot seeping through the curtains at night.”
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