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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
· Express check-out
· Family/oversized room
· Free high speed internet connection
· Free local calls
· Free parking
· 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

Room Information

1 king nonsmoking
1 king deluxe suite nonsmoking
1 king room nonsmoking
2 queens pool view suite nonsmoking
1 king poolside suite nonsmoking
1 king deluxe room nonsmoking
2 queens poolside room nonsmoking
1 king 2 queens 2 bedrooms pool view suite nonsmoking
1 king deluxe poolside room nonsmoking
2 queens room nonsmoking
1 king deluxe 1 bedroom poolside suite nonsmoking
1 queen mobility accessible room nonsmoking
1 queen mobility accessible poolside room nonsmoking

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

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Des Moines
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Airport - Transportation

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

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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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