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    Des Moines-At Drake University

      1140 24th Street, Des Moines
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      Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University

      Des Moines Hotel's Central Location Delivers Satisfaction

      Poised right in the heart of the city in an up-and-coming renaissance neighborhood, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Des Moines at Drake University is revolutionizing the contemporary travel experience. Less than 1.5 miles from downtown and seconds from major businesses and attractions, this hotel is the smart choice for a productive stay in Des Moines.

      The hotel's guests have no trouble accessing the vibrant campus of Drake University, which is within walking distance of the property. Major downtown businesses are just around the corner, as well.

      Des Moines, Iowa and all it has to offer are at your disposal from this hotel's location. Distinguished from other Des Moines hotels near Drake University, this is the only hotel actually located on campus. Other attractions, including Adventureland Amusement Park and the Iowa State Fair, are just minutes away, and they're sure to make for a memorable vacation in Des Moines.

      The hotel's location near Drake University, its friendly staff and the cutting-edge amenities ensure a positive experience. Guests can surf the Web using free wireless Internet access, and start each day off right at the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar. Call to reserve your room today, and "Stay Smart" in Des Moines.

      Features Our central location offers guests unbeatable proximity and easy access to Drake University, downtown Des Moines and I-235. A 15-minute drive gets you anywhere, so you can fully experience the greater Des Moines metro areas attractions and businesses.

      Business Services

      Wireless Data Connection
      Business Center

      Health and Fitness Center (On-site)

      Health/Fitness Center On-Site

      Housekeeping and Laundry Services

      Daily Housekeeping

      Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet

      Same Day Dry Cleaning


      Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

      Air Conditioning in Public Areas

      Before venturing out, drop by the hot Express Start Breakfast Bar to fortify yourself for a day of adventure or business. Sip 100% Arabica bean, Smart Roast coffee while you indulge in the world's best-tasting cinnamon rolls and eggs, all complimentary!

      Nearby Restaurants

      Drake Diner
      Location:  Adjacent
      Serves:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
      Adjacent to hotel, casual atmosphere, bar located in Diner.
      Woody's Smoke Shack
      Location:  One block
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Championship BBQ and catering one block from hotel.
      Cheesecake Factory
      Location:  Off-Site
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Located at the Jordan Creek Town Center.
      Olive Garden
      Location:  Off-Site
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Approx. 15 minutes from hotel in West Des Moines.

      Guestroom data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      Business Center data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      Public space data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      • Car Parking Available
      • No Pets allowed, with the exception of ADA needs.
      • American Express
      • Carte Blanche
      • Diners Club
      • Discover
      • JCB
      • MasterCard
      • Visa


      • Number of rooms: 3
      • Parking
      • Service Animals Allowed

      Hotel areas that are accessible:

      Guest Rooms

      Business Center

      Registration Desk

      Public Entrance

      Hotel areas with accessible routes from accessible public entrance:

      Meeting Room/Ballroom Area

      Business Center

      Registration Desk

      Accessible Guest Rooms

      Hotel provides the following:

      Portable Tub Seats

      TTY for Guest Use

      Communication Kits With Visual Alarms And Notification Devices

      Closed Caption Televisions

      Accessible Self Parking

      Van Accessible Self Parking

      Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 0