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Ramada by Wyndham Ankeny
Ramada by Wyndham Ankeny
3.0 out of 5.0 133 SE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (736 reviews)
$76/ night for 2 guests

The rooms are comfortable . The pool and free breakfast are great.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2019
Homewood Suites By Hilton Ankeny
Homewood Suites By Hilton Ankeny
3.0 out of 5.0 2455 Southeast Creekview Drive, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (166 reviews)
$116/ night for 2 guests

This hotel was perfect for our mini vacation with the children. The staff were friendly and helpful. All of the amenities in our suite were exactly as promised - and more! The hot breakfast every morning included the usual scrambled eggs, meat, and potatoes - plus waffles, yogurt and granola, oatmeal, ...

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2018
Comfort Inn Ankeny - Des Moines
Comfort Inn Ankeny - Des Moines
2.5 out of 5.0 2602 SE Creekview Drive, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (253 reviews)
$89/ night for 2 guests

Awesome my 2nd time staying there Exalant staff , clean , friendly awesome breakfast pool was warm and lots of fun! Easy access from highway. Will stay there more often we visit Desmoines 7 to 8 times a year see you In Jan 😁

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2018
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ankeny, IA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ankeny, IA
2.5 out of 5.0 2510 Se Tones Dr, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (339 reviews)
$84/ night for 2 guests

Clean. Efficient check-in. Friendly staff. Clean room.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2018
AmericInn by Wyndham Ankeny/Des Moines
AmericInn by Wyndham Ankeny/Des Moines
3.0 out of 5.0 1610 SE Oralabor Road, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (188 reviews)
$78/ night for 2 guests

Overall it was good, feel the hot tub could use a better clean but wasn’t awful. Rooms could use a little updating but again wasn’t a bad stay. Would come again for an overnight

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
Super 8 by Wyndham Ankeny/Des Moines Area
Super 8 by Wyndham Ankeny/Des Moines Area
2.0 out of 5.0 206 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
2.8/5 (263 reviews)
$55/ night for 2 guests

Easy to find and plenty of eating choices close by

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019
Days Inn by Wyndham Ankeny - Des Moines
Days Inn by Wyndham Ankeny - Des Moines
2.0 out of 5.0 105 Ne Delaware Ave, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
3.1/5 (434 reviews)
$55/ night for 2 guests

Easy access from hiway. Safe. Well lite. Limited continental breakfast.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2018
Hampton Inn & Suites Ankeny
Hampton Inn & Suites Ankeny
2.5 out of 5.0 6210 Se Convenience Blvd, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (194 reviews)
$101/ night for 2 guests

Remodeled rooms I liked. Place is under construction and renovation, I was not notified before booking. I didn’t like that.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny-Des Moines
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny-Des Moines
2.5 out of 5.0 2402 Se Tones Dr, Ankeny
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (229 reviews)
$104/ night for 2 guests

Great access , great coffee available all day. liked everything.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019
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Courtyard Marriott Ankeny
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Ramada by Wyndham Ankeny
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AmericInn by Wyndham Ankeny/Des Moines
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ankeny, IA
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Days Inn by Wyndham Ankeny - Des Moines
2.0 out of 5.0
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Super 8 by Wyndham Ankeny/Des Moines Area
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Hampton Inn & Suites Ankeny
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Where Should We Stay in Ankeny?


The destination of Ankeny is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The entertainment, festivals, and sporting events are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Take to the air and fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), which is located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Ankeny, you might want to consider one of the 11 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.


Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Homewood Suites By Hilton Ankeny - Offers an indoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

Comfort Inn Ankeny - Des Moines - Features an indoor pool, free parking, and free buffet breakfast. The clean rooms and breakfast options make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ankeny, IA - Offers an indoor pool, free parking, and free continental breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 2.5-star hotel.

Days Inn by Wyndham Ankeny - Des Moines - Features an indoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. The overall comfort and central location make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.


When Should We Visit Ankeny?


You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use this information to plan when to grab the kids and head to Ankeny.


  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 85°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 14°F
  • Driest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.27 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, July, May, and August, with an average rainfall of 4.88 inches

What Should We See and Do in Ankeny?


While you are visiting Ankeny, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Ankeny Art Center, John Deere Des Moines Works Tours, and Adventureland. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Iowa State Capitol Building, and Iowa State Fairgrounds.


Ankeny is also well-known for its:
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment
  • Live music
  • Sports
  • Cafés
  • Golfing
  • Festivals