RAMADA® TROPICS RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER

RAMADA TROPICS RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER

5000 Merle Hay Rd., Des Moines, IA 50322 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Suburban Spa or Beach Resort in Polk County
41.65103-93.69805
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3.5/ 5

Based on 946 guest reviews

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  • We have an indoor pool
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 166 rooms
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • 18 suites in hotel
  • Check out time: 12:00 PM
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 7 meeting rooms

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds Suite
Non-Smoking
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Check Rates1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave
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Check Rates1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave Ndk191 Safe Desk
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Bed Room
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Check Rates2 Queen Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave in Room Safe and Work Desk
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Check RatesAAA Discount 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAAA Discount 2 Queen Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAAA Discount Upgraded 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator
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Check RatesAAA Discount Upgraded 2 Queen Beds Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAccessible 1 Queen Bed Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAccessible 1 Queen Bed Room
Smoking
Check RatesBest Rate Plus 1000 Points 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave
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Check RatesBest Rate Plus 1000 Points 2 Queen Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave
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Check RatesBest Rate Plus 1000 Points Upgraded 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator
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Check RatesBest Rate Plus 1000 Points Upgraded 2 Queen Beds Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator
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Check RatesRoom 1 Queen Bed Accessible
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Check RatesStandard Room 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Check RatesUpgraded 1 King Bed Room
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Check RatesUpgraded 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator
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Check RatesUpgraded 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Nk1 Microwave Safe and Desk
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Check RatesUpgraded 1 King Bed Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Nk191 Microwave Safe and Desk
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Check RatesUpgraded 1 King Bed Suite
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Check RatesUpgraded 2 Queen Beds Room
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Check RatesUpgraded 2 Queen Beds Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator
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Check RatesUpgraded 2 Queen Beds Room with Free WiFi Refrigerator Microwave Safe and Desk
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Local Attractions

Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino, Adventureland Amusement Park, Saylorville Lake, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Merle Hay Mall, Wells Fargo Arena, Blank Park Zoo, Principal Park Stadium (Iowa Cubs AAA Baseball), KGGO Arena (Des Moines Buccaneers).

Customer Reviews of Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center

3.5 out of 5.Based on 946 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Ramada Tropics Resort has just completed $15 million in renovations and remodeling.Our brand new sleeping rooms include Kings with a sofa sleeper, two queens beds in double rooms, and 18 suites. Every room includes a 37" flat screen TV, refrigerator,personal safe, and wireless internet.Your group will love our indoor Water Park which includes four pools, a hot tub, 2 spiral slides, pirate ship, & pool side Tiki bar. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at our on-site restaurant, Castaways Bar & Grill. Our Conference Center can accommodate events from 10-400 with 8000+ sq ft of conference space and the NASCAR arcade and gift shop are tons of fun!We are conveniently located off I-80/35 exit 131.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Floors:2
Rooms:166
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:166
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:18
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms:7 View Spaces
Meeting Space:8000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 350 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:4 pm - 12 midnight
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours
Typical Group Deposit:$500
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International Airport, located 16 miles S.W. of the Hotel. One way taxi charges approximately $25.00. No shuttle service available.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Ramada Northwest / Des Moines

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center.

Feel free to use the Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center 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
Main,Ballroom33 x 48 x 145200433/----21612514912533/--577520--
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Main,Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
5200 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
33 x 48 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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