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Newly renovated Hotel, Conference Center & Bennigan's Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Des Moines Northwest, is conveniently located in Urbandale, Iowa, at the intersection of I 35, I 80 and Merle Hay Road,. We welcome business travelers with companies such as John Deere, Corteva, Camp Dodge, and Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Our guests also enjoy visiting Blank Park Zoo, Living History Farms, Adventureland Park, and the Iowa State Capitol. Pets are welcome! Enjoy fun food and friendly Irish service at our very own Bennigans restaurant and bar. Open daily from 6:30am to 11:00pm serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails and room service. Our free shuttle operates in a generous 3 mile radius to Merle Hay Mall, Valley Junction, and a variety shops and restaurants. Our shuttle operates with generous hours and flexible scheduling. Accommodations also include free WIFI, ample parking for over 350 vehicles, microwave, mini refrigerator, Keurig, and 49" HDTV with DirecTV.



Amenities

· ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Bathtub
· Bell staff/porter
· Cocktail lounge
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Connecting rooms
· Converters/ Voltage adaptors
· Cribs
· Desk with lamp
· Dry cleaning
· Florist - (In Area)
· Free airport shuttle
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Grocery shopping service available - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Internet access
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Lounges/bars
· Meal included - lunch
· Meeting rooms
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Mini-refrigerator
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Parking
· Pets allowed
· Private bathroom
· Public area air conditioned
· Restaurant
· Room service
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate line billing for multi-line phone
· Shoe shine stand - (In Area)
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Stereo
· Storage space
· Sundry/Convenience store
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Transportation services - local area
· Two-line phone
· VCR player
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas


Room Information

Rollaway bed
Kitchenette, Toaster oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Stove, Cups/glassware, Silverware/utensils, Pots and pans, Separate closet, Sofa bed, Rollaway bed
2 queen beds nonsmoking
TV
2 queen beds nonsmoking
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2 queen beds nonsmoking
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1 king bed junior suite nonsmoking
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1 king bed water closet accessible nonsmoking
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1 king bed executive nonsmoking
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1 king bed executive nonsmoking
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standard room
TV
2 queen bed family suite nonsmoking
TV
executive suite nonsmoking
TV
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1 king bed junior suite nonsmoking
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1 king bed junior suite nonsmoking
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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 1974
· 198 rooms.
· 37 suites.
· 5 floors.


Restaurant Information

Bennigan's On Merle Hay

Bennigan's On Merle Hay is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, appetizers and room service. Enjoy American Fare and Irish Hospitality at our newly remodeled restaurant. Plenty of TV screens, comfy seating, and the return of classics such

Bennigan's On Merle Hay

Bennigan's On Merle Hay offers a full-menu and a selection of domestic and imported draft and bottled beers, wine, blended frozen and martinis.


Meeting Facility

Heartland Ballroom

The Heartland ballroom features 4,500 square feet of flexible event space. Our banquet style set up seats up to 400 people and is perfect for award dinners, holiday parties, and banquets. This Ballroom includes the 4 partitioned sections.

Salon A Salon B Salon C Salon D Heartland North (Salons A & B north) Heartland South (Salons B South & C) Bennigan's Meeting Room

Room features antiques in the style of Bennigan's Grill & Tavern. Complimentary Wireless Hi-Speed Internet Access, phone & adjustable incandescet & flourescent lighting. A portable PA system can be provided at additional charge.

Bennigan's East Room Bennigan's West Room Iowa Boardroom

Offers a permanent conference table with executive-style board chairs, phone, projection screen, whiteboard, LCD flatpanel, corkboards & Hi Speed Wireless Internet Access. Metallic bamboo wall covering and hammered copper accents.

Lounge Minnesota Room

Lower Level Conference Rooms feature olive and natural tones with dark trim and contemporary artwork. These conference rooms are best known as a quiet and comfortable place to conduct serious business.

Indiana Room

The Indianna Room features 550 square feet of space perfect for your next small event featuring up to 40 people banquet style and 30 people classroom style.

Wisconsin Room

The Wisconsin Room is perfect for hosted receptions or rehersal dinners.

Colorado Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.

Michigan Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.

Nebraska Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.

Kansas Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.

Illinois Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.

Missouri Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.

South Dakota Room

These breakout rooms on our ground level are perfect for your next business conference, or can be converted into a private area to celebrate family events.


Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Indoor pool

Childrens's program


Area Attractions

- Merle Hay Mall

Located one mile south of Hotel. Merle Hay Mall features over 90 stores including the following anchors: Younkers, Sears, Target and Kohl's. The Mall features a Bowling Alley, Merle Hay Cinema Theatres and over 14 restaurants, including Applebees, Star

- Jordan Creek Town Center

Jordan Creek Town Center brings a new level of shopping and entertainment to Central Iowa. The two million square foot center is a Town Center for West Des Moines. Jordan Creek highlights three distinct features: The Shopping District is a two level encl

- Iowa Events Center, HyVee Hall
- Iowa State Fairgrounds
- Oceola, Iowa

Amtrak in Osceola, Iowa

- Urbandale
- Des Moines Internnational
- Beaver Creek
- Living History Farms

This 500 acre, open air museum tells the story of Midwestern agriculture and rural life. Interpreters in period costumes recreate daily routines of early Iowans. Visit the 1700 Farm, 1850 Farm, 1875 Town, 1900 Farm and Modern Exhibit Center. Open daily

- Adventureland Theme Park

Adventureland Park has more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, including three great roller coasters. Rides for all ages are available, from mild to wet-and-wild. Shows throughout the park feature a variety of family entertainment.

- Prairie Meadows Casino & Track

Prairie Meadoes features 1,900 slot machines, table games including poker and blackjack, Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing spring through early fall, simulcast racing, restaurants, concessions and lively lounges. There is free admission and valet par

- Iowa Speedway, Newton

Iowa Speedway 1 mile track offers high-speed, pulse-pounding racing events.

- Wells Fargo Arena

Wells Fargo Arena is a world-class showcase for today's top stars, big sports and your own unique events. It is home to the Iowa Wild AHL Hockey Team, the NBA D-League team, Iowa Wolves and the Iowa Barnstormers Arena Football team.

- Iowa Events Center - HyVee Hall,Veteran Auditorium

Hy-Vee Hall/Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Wells Fargo Arena and Polk County Compex comprise the Iowa Events Center in Downtown Des Moines. The $217 million center provides more than 300,000 square feet of connected space. Hy-Vee Hall and Veterans Memori

- Polk County Convention Complex

The Polk County Convention Complex (Plex) is located downtown connected to the skywalk system with 50,000 square feet of exhibit space for groups of up to 4,000.

- Saylorville Reservoir - US Army Corps of Engineers

5,900 square acre reservoir offering miles of bike and hike trails, nature center with butterfly garden, fishing, hunting, sailing, boating, waterskiing and watersports. Saylorville is located near the communities of Johnston and Polk City.

- Camp Dodge - Iowa National Guard

Camp Dodge is home to the Iowa Army Air National Guard, Gold Star Museum, ESGR Employer Support of the Guard, MCTC Midwest Counterdrug Training Center, the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, and Marine Corps Recruiting Battallion.



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