Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

ex. Holiday Inn Merle Hay

5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50322  show map
 3 stars
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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Game room

Cribs/ Baby cots

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Overview

Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines is a 3-star accommodation with an ATM, a souvenir shop and a lift. Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines was opened in 1975 and offers non-smoking rooms.

This hotel is located in a recreational area, 10 km from Iowa Events Center. This property is about 10 km away from the center of Des Moines.

There are a mall and shops in the proximity of the hotel.

Des Moines International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines.

Rooms

This property comprises 166 rooms featuring private two room pool side dormitory room, private one-bedroom pool side dormitory room and private one-bedroom pool side queen suite with wireless internet, cable TV, a fridge, coffee/tea makers and a work desk. For more comfort a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the lounge. At the 24-hour restaurant guests can enjoy American cuisine. Guests can try tropical drinks in the sports bar. Serving an array of dishes, Daytona's All Sports Cafe and Bennigans Grille & Tavern are 200 meters away.

Services

Business facilities feature computers, a meeting room and a catering service.

Relax

An aqua park, water slides and a swimming pool are available for guests' enjoyment. The property offers a gym and a fitness room to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   166.

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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
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Sports bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Free breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Water slides
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Aqua park
  • Health club
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 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 allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50322

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City Center
  • Des Moines
    5.8 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Daytona's All Sports Cafe (cuisine: American)
    600 ft
  • Bennigans Grille & Tavern (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    166

Rooms and availability

Connecting Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

2 Queen BedsInternet - Free WiFi Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with premium channelsFood & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and room serviceSleep - Turndown service Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryerPractical - Free local calls, safe, and free weekday newspaper; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on requestComfort - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeepingNon-SmokingConnecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability  

Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Accessible Room with One Queen Bed and Sofa Bed

Pool Side Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Accessible guest room with 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed non poolside. Our accessible room is wheelchair accessible, featuring bathroom rails and shower bars with room for up to 5 guests and includes mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on cable TV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Connecting King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa BedInternet - Free WiFi Entertainment - 37-inch flat-screen TV with premium channelsFood & Drink - Refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea maker, and room serviceSleep - Turndown service Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, free toiletries, and a hair dryerPractical - Sofa bed, free local calls, and safe; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on requestComfort - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeepingNon-SmokingConnecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability  

Pool Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Guest room with 1 king bed and sofa sleeper non poolside. This guest room offers room for up to 5 guests and includes mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Pool Side King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

1 KING BED/1 SOFA BED POOLSIDE WHIRLPOOL SUITE.

Two Room Pool Side King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

1 KING BED/2 QUEEN BEDS POOLSIDE 2 ROOM SUITE.

Pool Side Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Poolside Suite with Two Queen Beds and Sofa Bed

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Two Room Pool Side Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds, 1 King-size bed and 2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Poolside Two Room Suite with One King and Two Queen Beds

Deluxe Pool Side Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

This oversized guest room includes 2 queen beds and room for up to 5 guests. It includes mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Deluxe Pool Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe Non-Poolside Room with One King Bed and Sofa Bed

Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Larger room with 1 king size bed, sofa sleeper and whirlpool tub. This oversized guest room offers room for up to 6 guests and includes breakfast bar, wet bar, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron-ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay

Deluxe King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Larger room with 1 king bed and sofa sleeper. This oversized guest room offers room for up to 6 guests and includes breakfast bar, wet bar, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay

Private One-Bedroom Pool Side Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Poolside suite with 2 queen beds in private bedroom and living room area with sofa sleeper. This suite offers room for up to 6 guests and includes wet bar, mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Private One-Bedroom Pool Side Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Poolside suite with 1 king bed and whirlpool tub in private bedroom and living room area with sofa sleeper. This suite offers room for up to 6 guests and includes wet bar, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board and hairdryer insure comfort throughout your stay

Private Two Room Pool Side Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

2 room suite with 2 queen beds and 1 king bed each in their own private bedroom. Enjoy a balcony view from our oversized suite offering room for up to 12 guests. The suite includes dining room table, wetbar, breakfast bar, mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on HDTV. Air conditioning, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

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Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Lazer X1.4 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • American Reading Academy2700 ft
  • La'james College-Hairstyling2.5 mi

Medical care and Hospitals

Local attractions

  • Iowa Gold Star Museum2.7 mi
    7700 Northwest Beaver Drive, Johnston
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park4.6 mi
    1400 Grand Ave, Des Moines
  • Salisbury House5.2 mi
    4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines
  • Saylorville lake3.4 mi
    5600 NW 78th Avenue, Johnston
  • Des Moines Art Center4.6 mi
    4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines

Restaurants nearby

  • Daytona's All Sports Cafe600 ft

    Address: 4875 Merle Hay
    Phone: 515.331.0996

    74% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Pagliai's Pizza2300 ft

    Address: 5312 Merle Hay Rd
    Phone: 515-253-9800

    75% likes this, based on 24 reviews

  • Bandit Burrito2600 ft

    Address: 5340 Merle Hay Rd
    Phone: (515) 254-9999

    91% likes this, based on 11 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Bennigans Grille & Tavern700 ft

    Address: 4800 Merle Hay Rd
    Phone: 515-276-7777

    59% likes this, based on 55 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Perkins Restaurant & Bakery2500 ft

    Address: 4601 Merle Hay Rd
    Phone: (515) 278-0468

    64% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Cuisine: American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    166

Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 25 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
8.9
Service
7.9
Location
9.5
Rooms
8.7

Guest reviews

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines Des Moines location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50322

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Des Moines
      5.8 mi
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Daytona's All Sports Cafe (cuisine: American)
      600 ft
    • Bennigans Grille & Tavern (cuisine: American)
      700 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      166