Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines
5000 Merle Hay Rd
Urbandale, Iowa 50322
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About Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines

Property Location
Located in Urbandale, Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines is in the suburbs and close to Iowa Gold Star Military Museum and Buccaneer Arena. This family-friendly hotel is within the vicinity of Des Moines Community Playhouse and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 166 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. 37-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a water park, an indoor pool, and a waterslide. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines. While enjoying a refreshing dip in the hotel pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and ATM/banking services. Planning an event in Urbandale? This hotel has 8000 square feet (720 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

The Fine Print

Hotel Cancellation Policy
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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees. The actual booking amount will be charged in USD. See FAQs for more details.

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Indoor pool
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference space size (meters) - 720
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free WiFi

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