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1140 24th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311
Nightly Rates: ($92.07 - $112.99)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
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Des Moines Hotel's Central Location Delivers SatisfactionPoised right in the heart of the city in an up-and-coming renaissance neighborhood, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Des Moines at Drake University is revolutionizing the contemporary travel experience. Less than 1.5 miles from downtown and seconds from major businesses and attractions, this hotel is the smart choice for a productive stay in Des Moines.The hotel's guests have no trouble accessing the vibrant campus of Drake University, which is within walking distance of the property. Major downtown businesses are just around the corner, as well.Des Moines, Iowa and all it has to offer are at your disposal from this hotel's location. Distinguished from other Des Moines hotels near Drake University, this is the only hotel actually located on campus. Other attractions, including Adventureland Amusement Park and the Iowa State Fair, are just minutes away, and they're sure to make for a memorable vacation in Des Moines.The hotel's location near Drake University, its friendly staff and the cutting-edge amenities ensure a positive experience. Guests can surf the Web using free wireless Internet access, and start each day off right at the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar. Call to reserve your room today, and "Stay Smart" in Des Moines.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  2
Number of rooms:  52
Time zone:  GMT


Drake Diner: Adjacent to hotel, casual atmosphere, bar located in Diner.
Woody's Smoke Shack: Championship BBQ and catering one block from hotel.
Cheesecake Factory: Located at the Jordan Creek Town Center.
Olive Garden: Approx. 15 minutes from hotel in West Des Moines.


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          Drake UniversityCampus of Drake University.

          Knapp Center/Drake StadiumStadium & Athletic Center of Drake University

          Hy-Vee Hall/Wells Fargo Arena/Vets AuditoriumPremier Event & Convention Complex

          Civic CenterTheater Complex hosting many Broadway shows

          Court Avenue Entertainment DistrictDowntown Des Moines bar, restaurant & entertainment district

          Iowa State FairgroundsLocation of the world famous Iowa State Fair as well as many other events throughout the year

          Iowa State Capital/Historical BuildingHistoric home of the Iowa State Legislature

          Principal Park/Sec Taylor StadiumHome of the Iowa Cubs AAA baseball team

          Science Center of Iowa/IMAX TheaterHands on science centered exploration center for kids & adults

          DSM UniversityCampus of Des Moines University

          Adventureland/Prairie MeadowsHome of Adventureland Amusement Park & Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack

          Living History Farms"Village" depicting life on the farm circa 1900

          Bridges of Madison CountyCovered bridges scattered throughout Madison County, IA as depicted in the novel by Robert James Waller

          Grays LakeLarge attractive city ark with walking trails, sail & paddle boat rentals

          Saylorville LakeLarge recreational lake for swimming & boating

          Attractions & Areas of Interest Near Holiday Inn Express DES MOINES-AT DRAKE UNIVERSITY:

          Des Moines Convention Center
          Polk County Convention Complex

          I-35 and I-80

          Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

          Sec Taylor Stadium
          Veterans Memorial Auditorium

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