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Holiday Inn - Airport Conference Center

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

We recently enjoyed a few days vacation at this hotel. All 4 rooms were overlooking the courtyard. We had a suite which included a very large living room between a king room and another room with 2 queens. The living area provided an extra bathroom,...More

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Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference CenterResponded 6 July 2016

Our entire staff is thrilled you enjoyed your family vacation at our hotel, we really enjoyed hosting. Our Tropical courtyard with swimming pool, whirlpool, fitness center, games and plenty of room is ideal for this type of getaway. Thanks again for the kind review, we...More

Reviewed 30 June 2016

First of all I will state the staff were friendly. The room was clean. From there is goes downhill a bit. This is an older rundown hotel wit the grounds looking rundown and the inside public areas as well as aspects of the room rundown....More

Thank Katherine B
Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference CenterResponded 2 July 2016

First of all thank you for noting the friendliness of our staff and the cleanliness of your guestroom. We recently completed a Multi million dollar expansion and renovation of our Conference Center which has been extremely well received. Additionally, we opened our brand new Lobby...More

Reviewed 12 May 2016

This hotel is in need of a major renovation... I'm sure it was amazing in the 80s... the rooms are dark and have a funky smell. The bathroom was so tiny one person could hardly fit in it. There was no way two adults could...More

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Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference CenterResponded 13 May 2016

While I appreciate your taking the time to provide your opinions, I believe your guest survey response "it should be burned down" to be over the top. I urge you to contact me directly at 515-287-2400 to discuss the specifics of your stay.

Reviewed 9 May 2016

I stayed here last week, just one night as I was flying home early the following morning. The front desk staff were so nice...friendly and welcoming greeting, prompt answers to my questions...very helpful. I was upgraded to a suite so I was blown over by...More

Thank Sue H
Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference CenterResponded 10 May 2016

Your kind comments are very much appreciated by our staff and I will be sure to let them know how much you noted their service! Our location directly adjacent to the Des Moines International Airport is ideal for travelers and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 26 April 2016

We've been here for a conference several years in a row. The personnel started out great, very friendly and excited to have us stay that first year. Seems like they are tired of us now. The facilities were acceptable, but not 4-star. At least, not...More

Thank Rebecca W
Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn - Airport Conference CenterResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for your opinions and I assure you we are always blessed in hosting your conference! Our staff has made a note on your guest profile that you prefer a room closer to the conference area and will work to make that happen for...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
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USD 124 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Price range
USD 124 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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7 July 2017|
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Response from LowellES | Property representative |
Yes repairs will be done by then. look forward to you staying with us.
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27 March 2015|
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Response from friendsnj69 |
Just saw on Holiday inn page the Hot tub is down . By any chance do u know how long it be closed for . Was planning to stay in October
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"Pool side are biggerrooms. But if you don't like noise get a outside room."
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"If u want quiet get a room away from pool atrium area"
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"Order Chinese takeout from China Chef!"
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"I liked facing the atrium, but when there are lots of families it can get loud at times."
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