1140 24t St., Des Moines, IA 50311 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Polk County
41.59905 -93.64982
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3.5/ 5

Based on 100 guest reviews

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  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 4.6%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 52 rooms
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Check out time: 12:00 PM
  • Group booking rating of 5.3/10

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Local Attractions

Adventureland 13.0 mi, Court Avenue District 3.0mi, Drake University 0.25mi, Gray's Lake 3.0mi, Hy Vee Hall 2.0mi, Iowa Event Center 2.0mi, Living History Farms 8.0 mi, Prairie Meadows 13.0 mi, Principal Park 4.0mi, Saylorville Lake 13.0mi, State Fairgrounds 5.0mi, Wells Fargo Arena 2.0mi

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Express at Drake

3.5 out of 5. Based on 100 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

Poised right in the heart of the Des Moines and adjacent to the beautiful campus of Drake University, the Holiday Inn Express is the location for your group to stay. Located less than 1.5 miles from downtown and minutes from major businesses, shopping and attractions, this hotel is the smart choice for a productive stay in Des Moines. Relax and browse on your laptop with our complimentary wireless internet or print off important paperwork in our business area. You'll wake-up refreshed in the morning to a complimentary Express Start breakfast with favorites such as eggs, breakfast meat, fresh made pancakes, biscuits & gravy and of course our famous cinnamon rolls. We hope you choose the Holiday Inn Express at Drake University to 'Stay Smart' while in Des Moines.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 2
Rooms: 52
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 52
Handicap Rooms: 3
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 425 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Not Available)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International (DSM) Airport is located less than 7 miles away from the Holiday Inn Express. A one-way taxi fare would be approximately $20.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality and Projections at Holiday Inn Express at Drake

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express at Drake

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both our group prices and the best individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The best group discount displayed is 11.8% in the month of March 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $128 in the month of March 2015. 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 Express at Drake in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express at Drake

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

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express at Drake 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
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Drake Room 14 x 29 x 8 425 --/-- -- 16 16 12 -- --/-- -- -- --
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Drake Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
425 Sq. Feet
14 x 29 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$75.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$140.00 USD

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