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Excellent Service and Convenient Location Holiday Inn Airport, adjacent to the Des Moines International Airport, provides a prime location minutes from Des Moines City Center. Our unique Tropical Courtyard with indoor pool and whirlpool is always a favorite! If you are in town for business, we offer a wide array of amenities such as our new expanded fitness center, fridge and microwave, free WiFi and hard wired internet access in every room plus a 24 hour business center with computers, copy and print services. We are near prominent businesses such as Wells Fargo, Nationwide and Allied Insurance.Leisure travelers love this hotel's proximity to area attractions like Blank Park Zoo and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Enjoy seeing an IMAX movie at the Science Center of Iowa, taking a day trip to Adventureland, seeing a sporting event or concert at Wells Fargo Arena or visiting students at Drake or Des Moines University. Shopping is only minutes away at Jordan Creek Town Shopping Center.Enjoy our free airport shuttle and full service Grill. Note: If you book our Best Flexible Rate, you will receive two $9 coupons towards our hot, made to order breakfast . Of course, our Best Flex with Breakfast rate always includes full breakfast for 2. (This offer is for Best Flex rate only, and is not available when booking any other discounted or group rate)


· ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Bathtub
· Bell staff/porter
· Cocktail lounge
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Desk with lamp
· Direct dial telephone
· Dry cleaning
· Free airport shuttle
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Lounges/bars
· Meeting rooms
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Mini-refrigerator
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Parking
· Pets allowed
· Premium movie channels
· Private bathroom
· Public area air conditioned
· Restaurant
· Rollaway bed
· Room service
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Transportation services - local area
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Cribs, Internet access, Connecting rooms
Refrigerator with ice maker
2 double beds nonsmoking
2 double beds nonsmoking
two queen beds nonsmoking
2 double beds nonsmoking
1 king balcony nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking
standard room nonsmoking
2 queen holidome non smoking
1 king balcony nonsmoking
king holidome nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking
standard room nonsmoking
standard room nonsmoking
2 queen beds with balcony nonsmoking
2 queen holidome non smoking
2 queen holidome non smoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 1975
· 215 rooms.
· 8 suites.
· 3 floors.

Restaurant Information

The Grill

Our hotel in Des Moines offers a full service express restaurant, with a hot breakfast discount. Group and discounted rates excluded. The Grill Restaurant provides breakfast, sandwiches, salads, steaks, pasta and seafood entrees in a trendy yet comfortabl

The Lobby Bar

Experience our Lobby Bar and Coffee Bar adjacent to the Front Desk. Enjoy your favorite cocktail, glass of wine, along with a full selection of craft beers. Additionally, a complete full service coffee bar offering your choice of espresso, coffee, smo

Meeting Facility

Ballroom Ballroom North Ballroom Central Ballroom South Boardroom Boardroom I Boardroom II Des Moines Room 175 Room 292 Room 298 Room 394 Room 396 Room 398 Westview Courtyard

Great for vendors & lunches

Iowa Hall Iowa A Iowa B Iowa C Iowa D Iowa E

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Fitness center off-site

Indoor pool


Area Attractions

- Jordan Creek Town Center

Over 2 million sq. feet of specialty shops, restaurants, and entertainment complete with waterfront dining on a 3.5 acre lake.

- Southridge Mall

Shopping Mall featuring anchor stores such as Sears and Younkers, Target and Marshall's

- Des Moines International Airport
- Willow Creek Golf Course

36 hole public course

- Blank Park Zoo

Enjoy the Blank Park Zoo with its year round exhibits, indoor exhibits, and natural setting.

- Iowa Events Center - Wells Fargo Arena

Home of the Iowa Energy, major concerts, and numerous traveling productions. Iowa Events Center includes HyVee Hall, Wells Fargo Arena, and Veterans Memorial Auditorium

- Cownie Soccer Fields

Regional Soccer Facility with numerous fields, concessions, and Stadium Soccer home of Drake Bulldogs.

- Drake University

Drake University

- Prairie Meadows Casino

Complete Casino - Iowa Favorite Place to Play - seasonal horse racing

- Adventureland Amusement Park

Rides, games, attractions - complete amusement park with river rides, waterpark, etc. - seasonal

- Iowa State Fairgrounds

Iowa State Fairgrounds Home of the Iowa State Fair each August, hosts of year round horse, cattle, livestock exhibitions, numerous trade shows at the Varied Industries Building, 4-H Building, Knapp Learning Center, Jacobsen Pavillion, etc.

- Science Center - IMAX theatre

Premiere Science Center fezaturing numerous exhibits, displays, and traveling exhibitions. IMAX theatre shows daily

- Air-Lanes Bowling

Public Bowling lanes - Have a great time with the family

- Living History Farms

Historic villages depicting American agriculture in a variety of time periods. Complete with frontier towns, blacksmiths, general stores, etc. A National Attaction.

- Historic Valley Junction Shopping

Historic Downtown West Des Moines shopping area - many antique, unique shops, restaurants, and bars.

- Botanical Center

Unique Domed botannical gardens, stroll thru the wide variety of plants and flowers.

- Jordan Creek Towne Center Shopping Area & Mall

Regional shopping area and mall -side variety of shops, unique restaurants around the lake, seasonal events.

- Grays Lake Recreation Area

Park and recreation walkway with unique lighted bridge over the lake. Path is a 2 mile circle around the lake and is excellent for walking, jogging, rollerblading,. Beautiful ar night, boat, canoe rental avaiable each day. Beach with swimming also.

- Principal Baseball Stadium

Home of the Iowa Cubs Open per game schedule

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Cities Near Des Moines

Des Moines
Pleasant Hill
West Des Moines

Airport - Transportation

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

Convention & Meeting Facilities - Civic Centers

Polk County Convention Complex


Downtown Des Moines

Hospitals & Medical Care Facilities

Mercy Capitol
Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center
Blank Children's Hospital
Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center

Interstates & Highways

I-35 and I-80


Science Center of Iowa
Fort Des Moines Memorial Park
Iowa Historical Museum

Skiing Centers & Resorts

Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Stadiums - Arenas - Athletic Fields

Sec Taylor Stadium
Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Theme Parks - Amusement Parks


Universities & Colleges

AIB College Of Business
Grand View College
Drake University


Blank Park Zoo

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