HOLIDAY INN DOWNTOWN

1050 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA 50314 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Polk County
41.59677-93.62582
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3.0/ 5

Based on 159 guest reviews

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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 27.4%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 251 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 12:00 pm
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 8.8/10
  • 8 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Iowa Events Center, ( Wells Fargo Arena Hy Vee Hall, Veteran's Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Civic Center, State Capital, Iowa State Fair Grounds, Blank Park Zoo, State Historical Bldg., Botanical Center, Science Center, Art Center

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Downtown

3.0 out of 5.Based on 159 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Capture a breathtaking view of the Des Moines skyline from this versatile convention hotel. Enjoy the "Top of the Tower" for receptions or banquets, plus restaruant, lounge, and indoor pool. The Holiday Inn Downtown is located just off I-235 with ample free parking and complimentary airport shuttle. Business center with high speed internet, Free wireless internet in all guest rooms and public areas. Located 2 blocks from The New Iowa Events Center and Vets Auditorium. We are only 10 minutes from the Iowa State Fair grounds and Cownie Soccer Complex. Need to do some shopping? We are only 20 minutes from the Jordan Creek Towncenter Mall. We have newly remodled our Restaurant and lounge.

Green Sustainability

"Green Engaged" through IHG

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00pm
Check Out:12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation:2013
Floors:11
Rooms:251
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:251
Handicap Rooms:6
Suites:2
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:8 View Spaces
Meeting Space:9000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 400 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:3pm
Pool Info:
Our 20'x 40' heated indoor pool is a "kids favorite" because of its rare large size. Hours 9am-11pm.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6 pm individual, 72 hour group
Nightly Parking:free
Typical Group Deposit:depends on function
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%
Banquet Labor Fees:50.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees:150.00 Per Hour
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 9.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:10.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:15.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:12.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:14.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:12.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:20.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:25.95 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:30.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.50 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar:12.50 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:21.95 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Approx. 5 miles, complimentary airport shuttle from 6am-11pm,

Local Shuttle Info: We offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport and the downtown area. (2 mile radius)

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Our convenient onsite Restaurant offers buffet options starting at $7.99-$9.99. Hot buffet options include scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, oatmeal, biscuits and gravy, and breakfast potatoes. Cold buffet options include fresh fruit, yogurt, breakfast bars,cereal and pastries. If buffet is not your thing, you can order from our full breakfast menu. Menu options range in pricing starting at $6.50 offering delicious omelettes, skillets, blueberry pancakes and MORE. A la cart options also available.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines, Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

Group and Meeting Promotions at Holiday Inn Downtown

Below are the "hot dates" for Holiday Inn Downtown. These are typically special promotions for groups and meetings during slower times of the year for the property.

Oct 27, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Last week of October Special
Posted on 22-Sep-2014

Restrictions may apply and these offers may change at any time.

Hotel Rate Trends at Holiday Inn Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Downtown

The chart above shows averages of prices for both our group prices and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 49.1% in January 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $172 in the month of September 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Downtown.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Des Moines event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Top of the Tower78 x 55 x 104290350/--------------/--200400--
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Top of the Tower

Top of the Tower has a spectacular view of Downtown Des Moines. Great location for receptions or company dinners.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4290 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
78 x 55 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
11
Columns:
0
Windows:
13
Natural Light?:
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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Des Moines Ballroom66 x 46 x 94554180/------8080----/--300----
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Des Moines Ballroom

The Des Moines Ballroom is located on Lobby level with easy access to our restaurant and lounge.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4554 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
66 x 46 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
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Des Moines West
46 x 34 x 9156480/------3845--10/--150----
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Des Moines West

Des Moines West is half of our Des Moines Ballroom. It can accomodate up to 80 classroom (4 per 8ft).
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1564 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
46 x 34 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Des Moines East
46 x 31 x 9142680/------3441--9/7150----
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Des Moines East

The Des Moines East room is the other half of the Des Moines Ballroom.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1426 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
46 x 31 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Northview Room31 x 45 x 10139570/------4040----/--120----
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Northview Room

Northview room has a view of the Northside of Des Moines. Great for small dinners or meetings.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1395 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
31 x 45 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
11
Columns:
0
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
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Room 100916 x 19 x 8304--/----12--1518--/--25----
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Room 1009

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
304 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
16 x 19 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
10
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Room 100716 x 19 x 8304--/----12--1520--/--25----
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Room 1007

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
304 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
16 x 19 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
10
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Room 107 and 10916 x 19 x 8304--/----------10--/--------
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Room 107 and 109

Room 107/109 have nice big built in board room tables.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
304 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
16 x 19 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
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