Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

ex. Holiday Inn Merle Hay

5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, 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

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

The 2-star Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines is situated a mere 8 km away from Living History Farms. Renovated in 2009, the hotel has welcomed guests since 1975.

The venue is 8 km away from Pappajohn Sculpture Park. The property lies within 10 km from the city center.

A mall and shops are within easy reach of the hotel.

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

Rooms

This property has 166 non-smoking guestrooms including private two room pool side dormitory room, private one-bedroom pool side dormitory room and private one-bedroom pool side queen suite that are appointed with wireless internet, a private safe, a microwave, a refrigerator and a work desk. Other comforts include a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try tropical drinks in the poolside bar. Treating guests with American dishes, Daytona's All Sports Cafe is 200 meters away.

Services

The property offers an elevator, a gift shop and a news stand along with a business center, a meeting room and a photocopier.

Relax

Guests with children can use cots and a game room available on site. For active guests, there are a gym and a fitness room at the hotel.

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
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Water slides
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Aqua park
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • 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
  • 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, 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

Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines photos Room
Queen Room
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Accessible Room with One Queen Bed and Sofa Bed

Pool Side Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
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.

Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Wake up service
Pool Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
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.

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Wake up service
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines photos Room 1 King Bed Suite
Pool Side King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Poolside Suite with One King Bed and Sofa Bed

Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Wake up service
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines photos Room Suite
Pool Side Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Poolside Suite with Two Queen Beds and Sofa Bed

Suite
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

SUITE POOL VIEW

Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines photos Room 1 King Bed Suite
Two Room Pool Side Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 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 Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Poolside Two Room Suite with One King and Two Queen Beds

Upgraded Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Wake up service
Upgraded King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Media:Wake up service
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

DOUBLE DELUXE

Deluxe Pool Side Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
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 King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Wet bar
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 Pool Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Jacuzzi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Local calls
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

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

Deluxe King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Wet bar
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 Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Wet bar
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 Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Wet bar
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 Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Wet bar
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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  • Lazer X1.4 mi

Universities, Institutes

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

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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:

Rooms
8.7
Value
8.9
Service
7.9
Location
9.5

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, 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