Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

1050 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA 50314 United States (USA) near Exit 135 on I-35 (~3.7mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star property
41.596770 -93.625820
IHG launches IHG Way of Clean program: Reduced contact at check-in / reception services; Visible verification of sanitized items in guest rooms; Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing in public spaces; New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.

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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 and the Art Center.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"VERY NICE AND ACCOMODATING."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The accommodations were very good. Appreciated the shuttle ride to Wells Fargo very much. Very courteous and timely. Rooms were very clean. Sounds from outside were a bit disturbing during sleeping hours. Loved having the restaurant and lounge on site. Parking was good also. THANK YOU.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 06 to Fri Feb 07 2020 at a $113.95 average nightly rate.
3.5 out of 5. Based on 316 guest reviews

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 restaurant, lounge, and indoor pool. We have newly remodeled both our restaurant and lounge. The Holiday Inn Downtown is located just off I-235 with ample free parking and complimentary airport shuttle. Business center with high speed internet and free wireless internet in all guest rooms and public areas. Located 2 blocks from the new Iowa Events Center and Vets Auditorium. We are also 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.

Green Sustainability

"Green Engaged" through IHG

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 11
Rooms: 251
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 251
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 12 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 14718 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
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Our 20'x 40' heated indoor pool is a "kids favorite" because of its rare large size. Hours 9am-11pm.
Ownership: Kathy Mielke
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hour 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)
State Tax: 5.00%
City Tax: 7.00%
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: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 150.00 Per Night
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


  • 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
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • 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 Channel: 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)

Breakfast Information

Our convenient onsite Restaurant offers buffet options starting at $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.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms, meeting space, and all public areas of the hotel.

About Holiday Inn

  • Full-service hotel offering three different experiences: Holiday Inn Express ideal for the business traveler, Holiday Inn Resorts for family fun and relaxation, and the Holiday Inn Club Vacations, suitable for family and friends with spacious accommodations
  • Offering comfort and family-oriented service, children stay and eat free at Holiday Inn properties
  • Free high-speed internet access
  • Restaurants and bars on-site with good food and drinks for all ages
  • Indoor or Outdoor swimming pools based on location
  • Great exercise facilities
  • Based on select properties, Holiday Inn's The Hub is the perfect entertainment spot and gaming area with a media lounge, fire pits, etc.

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

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

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group quotes and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group offer was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 17.9% in August 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $175 in the month of January 2020. 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 Mercy Campus in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

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

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus 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 Tower 78 x 55 x 10 4290350/--------------/--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. Mi
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
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Des Moines Ballroom 66 x 46 x 9 4554180/------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. Mi
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
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Des Moines West
46 x 34 x 9 156480/------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. Mi
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
Des Moines East
46 x 31 x 9 142680/------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. Mi
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
Northview Room 31 x 45 x 10 139570/------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. Mi
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
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Room 1009 16 x 19 x 8 304--/----12--1518--/--25----
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Room 1009

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
304 Sq. Mi
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
Room 1007 16 x 19 x 8 304--/----12--1520--/--25----
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Room 1007

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
304 Sq. Mi
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
Room 107 and 109 16 x 19 x 8 304--/----------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. Mi
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
Photo of Room 107 and 109
Des Moines West Room 34 x 46 x 9 1564--/----80403030--/--150150--
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Des Moines West Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1564 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
34 x 46 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    North View Room 31 x 45 x 10 1395--/----70404030--/--120120--
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    North View Room

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    1395 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    31 x 45 x 10 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Board Room 109 16 x 19 x 8 304--/----12201520--/--2520--
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      Board Room 109

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      304 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      16 x 19 x 8 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        Board Room 107 16 x 19 x 8 304--/----------10--/--------
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        Board Room 107

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        304 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        16 x 19 x 8 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available

          FAQs about Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus

          What time is check in?

          Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

          What time is check out?

          Check out time is 11:00 am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

          How many rooms does Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus have?

          There are 251 rooms in the property.

          Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus?

          Yes, they have 12 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

          What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus?

          Our convenient onsite Restaurant offers buffet options starting at $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.

          How much does internet cost?

          Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms, meeting space, and all public areas of the hotel.

          Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus?

          Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

          Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus?

          Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our 20'x 40' heated indoor pool is a "kids favorite" because of its rare large size. Hours 9am-11pm..

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