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Conveniently located off Interstate 35/80, this Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines is just minutes from downtown Des Moines, thrilling rides at Adventureland amusement park, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, and live performances in the Iowa Events Center. After a day of business or leisure, refresh at this hotel with complimentary wireless Internet access, gym, 18,000 square foot indoor water park, water park passes are available with each overnight stay.arcade, laundry and dry-cleaning services, extensive event facilities and catering services. Enjoy a delicious meal at our Castaways Bar and Grill onsite. Guest room amenities include flat-screen TV, refrigerator, microwave, desk and safe. Hot tub suites and handicapped-accessible rooms are also available. Pets are welcome at this smoke-free hotel. There is no charge for children 17 and under with an adult.


· 24-hour front desk
· ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Accessible parking
· Adjoining rooms
· Adjoining rooms
· Air conditioning
· Air conditioning
· Alarm clock
· Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
· Banquet facilities
· Brailed elevators
· Bus parking
· Business center
· Catering services
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Coin operated laundry
· Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
· Conference facilities
· Courtyard
· Cribs
· Desk with lamp
· Elevators
· Exercise gym
· Express check-out
· Family/oversized room
· Free high speed internet connection
· Free local calls
· Game room
· Heated pool
· High speed internet access
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· High speed internet connection
· Hot breakfast
· Ice machine
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Internet services
· Ironing board
· Ironing board
· Lunch served in restaurant
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Motorcycle parking
· Non-smoking rooms (generic)
· Onsite laundry
· Outdoor parking
· Parking
· Pets allowed
· Photocopy center
· Ramp access
· Recreational vehicle parking
· Remote control television
· Restaurant
· Rollaway bed
· Safe
· Security
· Truck parking
· Vending machines
· Wakeup service
· Wheel chair access
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 4:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Opened in 1975
· 166 rooms.
· 0 suites.
· 2 floors.

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Area Attractions

- Des Moines Community Playhouse
- Salisbary House
- Iowa Barn Stormers Football
- Iowa Hall of Pride
- Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival
- Fort Des Moines Museum
- Center Grove Orchard
- Light of the Earth
- Des Moines Art Festival
- John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
- Adventrureland Amusement Park
- Historic East Village
- Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
- Des Moines Metro Opera
- Boone and Scenic Valley Road
- Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
- Hoyt Sherman Place
- Principal Park
- World Food Prize
- Iowa Speedway
- World Pork Expo
- Living History Farms
- Chocolaterie Stam
- Des Moines Symphony
- Glen Oaks Country Club
- Des Moines Botanical Center
- Saylorville Lake
- Reiman Gardens
- Tassel Ridge Winery
- Des Moines Roosters Rugby Club
- Valley West Mall
- Creme Cupcake and Dessert
- Science Center of Iowa
- World Food Festival
- Prairie Meadows Racetrack
- Tournament Club of Iowa
- Over the Top Ice Cream
- John Wayne Birth Place
- Beaverdale Confection Co.
- Terrace Hill
- Iowa Energy Basketball
- Wells Fargo Arena
- Des Moines Menace Soccer
- Bennett Schoolhouse
- Blank Park Zoo
- National Balloon Festival
- Knoxville Raceway
- Des Moines Art Center
- Historic Valley Junction
- Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
- Des Moines Winefest
- Hy Vee Hall
- Iowa State Fairgrounds
- Big Creek State Park
- Bridges of Madison County
- Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area
- Principal Charity Classic
- Wines of Iowa
- Iowa Events Center
- Jasper Winery
- Iowa State Capital
- Jordan Creek Town Center
- Grays Lake Center
- Iowa State University
- Des Moines Airport - DSM
- Pioneer Hi-Bred International
- Mid-American Energy
- Nation Wide Mutual Insurance Company
- Wal-Mart
- Principle Life Insurance
- Deere and Company
- Merl Hay Mall
- Downtown Des Moines
- Bridgestone - Firestone
- Des Moines Area Community College
- Hy - Vee Food Stores
- Camp Dodge
- Downtown Farmers Market
- Broadbent Distillery
- West Des Moines
- Wellmark, Inc.
- State of Iowa Offices
- Bass Pro Shop
- Mercy Hospital
- Addie Palmer Spa
- Drake University
- Unity Point Health - Des Moines
- Meredith Corporation
- Peace Tree Brewing Company
- Wells Fargo Bank
- Caseys General Stores
- Confluence Brewing Company
- Oakmoor Racquet and Fitness Center
- Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey
- Amtrak Train Station
- Taxi Service
- Public Transportation
- Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
- Des Moines International Airport

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