Home2 Suites Des Moines Drake University

2650 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 United States (USA) near Exit 135 on I-80 (~3.8mi)
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3.0 Star Property
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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast available
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 124 rooms
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Hotel has 124 suites
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 6.7/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Downtown Des Moines, Drake University, Knapp Center, Iowa Events Center, Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa State Fair Grounds, East Village, Des Moines Botanical Center, The Riverwalk, Brenton Skate Park, several winery's and wedding venues.

Verified Reviews of Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Secure Hotel"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
We appreciated the added key card security to the hotel rooms and pool.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Nov-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Nov 22 to Sat Nov 25 2023 at a $124.99 average nightly rate.
"Nice Place to Stay"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The staff was very welcoming and friendly. We will stay there again. Nice location. Walking distance to almost everywhere. We liked that we had to use our room key to get in and to use the elevator.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Aug-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Aug 22 to Thu Aug 24 2023 at a $155.99 average nightly rate.
"Great Service!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Loved the extra help from breakfast lady!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Dec-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Dec 14 to Thu Dec 15 2022 at a $155.99 average nightly rate.
"Nice property near Drake University"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This is a modern, clean property directly across the street from Drake University. The property is well maintained and has all the expected amenities. The breakfast was fair. The location is terrific if you need to be on the Drake campus. The staff was friendly and helpful.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Oct-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Oct 20 to Fri Oct 21 2022 at a $172.00 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 6 guest reviews

Property Description

Welcome to the news brand of Hilton Hotels all suites properties!! What brings you to Des Moines? The answer doesn't matter! Come join us at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines Drake University. Located conveniently off I-235 in downtown Des Moines, we are your home away from home. In town for a tournament? The indoor saline pool offers relief and relaxation after the big game. Our outdoor patio area is equipped with grills to feed the masses. Here for a friends weekend, wedding or family reunion? Start your weekend with our Inspired Table breakfast that's complimentary or unwind at our restaurant and bar onsite! And of course free onsite parking and WIFI. Our all suite family will welcome you...and your four legged members too!! We are located minutes from all the major attractions and local venues in downtown Des Moines and surrounding area!

Green Sustainability

We are typically extremely GREEN and try at all times to be thoughtful of the earth however, Covid-19 has made a few changes that sometimes for safely/sanitary reasons it might not be as green as we would want.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2020
Floors: 5
Rooms: 124
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 124
Handicap Rooms: 12
Rooms with 1 Bed: 104
Rooms with 2 Beds: 20
Suites: 124
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2
Meeting Space: 1040 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 80 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Our indoor saline pool is open from 7 AM until 11 PM...it's inviting and situated by our outdoor patio area with great seating and grills for entertaining!
Ownership: Tara Platt
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Depends on the contract.
Nightly Parking: Free
Typical Group Deposit: 0.00
Total Taxes: 7.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • TV Channel: Cinemax
  • TV Channel: Starz
  • TV Channel: The Movie Channel
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Approximately 8 minutes from the Des Moines International Airport!

Local Shuttle Info: Because we are so close to most things you'll be wanting to do we do not need a shuttle but if your wanting to go we will gladly assist you in figuring out the best way to get there!

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is complimentary at our Inspired Table! You will find an amazing assortment of hot and cold items...we let "You be You".

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
We just might love your pet as much as you do!!! They are invited!!

Parking Info

Spacious complimentary onsite parking.

Internet / WiFI

FREE...and amazing! Our highspeed won't leave you waiting to connect! In your room...in our lobby...on our patio...you'll stay connected and get done what needs done!

Cleaning Policies

Hilton Hotels have always been know for there attention to cleanliness and now we have taken it one step higher! We use only the quality of cleaning products to rid of infections and viruses.

About Home2

  • Full in-suite kitchens with 42" Flat-panel HDTVs
  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • On-site convenience store
  • Saline swimming pool
  • Outdoor fireplaces, firepit, and patio grills
  • Spin2Cycle and guest laundry services
  • Local area transportation

The Home2 highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Scenic Route Bakery - A charming bakery offering delicious pastries and coffee. Located 0.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Zombie Burger + Drink Lab - A quirky burger joint with a zombie-themed atmosphere. Located 1.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Fong's Pizza - A popular local pizza joint known for their unique Asian-inspired pizza combinations. Located 1.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Pappajohn Sculpture Park - An outdoor park featuring a collection of contemporary sculptures. Located 1.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: La Mie Bakery - A French-inspired bakery offering a variety of pastries and breakfast items. Located 1.7 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Tacopocalypse - A popular spot for unique and delicious tacos with Asian and Mexican fusion flavors. Located 1.9 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Centro - A trendy Italian restaurant serving handmade pasta and wood-fired pizzas. Located 2.1 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Des Moines Art Center - A renowned art museum featuring a diverse collection of modern and contemporary art. Located 2.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Waveland Cafe - A local favorite for hearty breakfast dishes and friendly service. Located 2.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Smitty's Tenderloin Shop - A must-visit for their famous breaded pork tenderloin sandwiches. Located 3.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: 801 Chophouse - A classic steakhouse known for its prime cuts of beef and elegant atmosphere. Located 3.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Blank Park Zoo - A family-friendly zoo with a variety of animals and interactive exhibits. Located 6.7 miles from the hotel.

FAQs about Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM 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 Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University have?

There are 124 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Breakfast is complimentary at our Inspired Table! You will find an amazing assortment of hot and cold items...we let "You be You".

What parking is available at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Spacious complimentary onsite parking.

How much does internet cost?

FREE...and amazing! Our highspeed won't leave you waiting to connect! In your room...in our lobby...on our patio...you'll stay connected and get done what needs done!

Can I get a AAA rate at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

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

Is there a pool at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our indoor saline pool is open from 7 AM until 11 PM...it's inviting and situated by our outdoor patio area with great seating and grills for entertaining!.

Testimonials:

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"Thank you again for your help. You helped me find a hotel for my wedding and now for the family reunion. You haven't let me down thanks a lot. Have a great day." D.A. - Arlington, VA

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