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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 4 November 2015

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I stayed here for a conference in the conference center, but also had enough free time to enjoy the hot tub for a few minutes. The best things about this property were the food provided for the conference and the courtesy, efficiency and just downright NICEness of the staff. Maybe everyone in Iowa is that nice, but coming from DC,...

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Bondurant, Iowa
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The waterpark was great! The front desk staff was very nice! Management was awful! Rooms very clean, poolside rooms were great! Enjoyed that very much! Castaway Bar and grill was very good! Staff in the restaurant very pleasant! The conference center was not good! Plates and glasses were extremely dirty, food cold and tasted awful, especially for $22 a plate!l!...

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Remsen IA
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The Ramada Tropics Resort is an awesome place to stay. Rooms are clean and so updated. Love staying there.

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Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Rooms were clean. Pool was clean and fun. Bartender at Castaways was awesome. We went for a conference and 5 of us adults played in the pool and water slides on a Monday night like we were 12 again. Conference room was nice and the provided lunch was excellent. Two words: Herbed Mayo. Thanks.

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Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 30 October 2015

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Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 29 October 2015

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We stayed on a "high demand" weekend but the waterpark was not near as busy as I expected it to be. Great poolside room allowed kids to swim and have snack/potty breaks without everyone getting out. Seemed like a popular place to go for a birthday party...good layout for younger kids.

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Bardstown, Kentucky
Reviewed 28 October 2015

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Grundy Center
Reviewed 28 October 2015

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Address: 5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $126 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Ramada
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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines Iowa
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#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Pool side rooms are helpful here”
 of 5 bubbles MBMM36, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Non poolside rooms are very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles BennyIC, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites offer several benefits; one being two separate rooms for more privacy and another being comfortable eating space.”
 of 5 bubbles gaia43, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with a pet, request a room more around the back for ease of taking your pet out with plenty of room to walk around.”
 of 5 bubbles AllisonB527, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring your swimming suite and workout gear.”
 of 5 bubbles JMishler, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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