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Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, free cribs/infant beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, free cribs/infant beds

Overview of Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University

Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University

3.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
Map
2650 University Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50311

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDrake University1 min walk
  • Popular LocationHoyt Sherman Place3 min drive
  • Popular LocationJohn and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park6 min drive
  • AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)15 min drive

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About this area

Des Moines

Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University is located in Des Moines. Margo Frankel Woods State Park and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden and Science Center of Iowa. Blank Park Zoo and Iowa State Fairgrounds are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Drake University - 1 min walk
  • Hoyt Sherman Place - 3 min drive
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park - 6 min drive
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park - 7 min drive
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mars Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Drake Diner - 4 min walk
  • Jethro's BBQ - 11 min walk
  • University Library Cafe - 12 min walk
  • Smokey Row Coffee - 15 min walk

About this property

Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University

3-star hotel
You can look forward to free to-go breakfast, a firepit, and laundry facilities at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a 24-hour business center.
Additional perks include:
  • An indoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • An elevator, a front desk safe, and barbecue grills
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby, 2 meeting rooms, and luggage storage
Room features
All guestrooms at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University feature thoughtful touches such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and desk chairs. Guests reviews give good marks for the clean rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Free infant beds and free extra beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and sofa beds
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hair dryers
  • 40-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, heating, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Hilton CleanStay

Social distancing

Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Firepit
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathtub
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Phone accessibility kit
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Double sofa bed
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Laptop-friendly workspace

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Up to 50 lbs

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University Hotel
Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University Des Moines

Frequently asked questions

Does Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

As of Sep 27, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University on Oct 23, 2022 start from $119.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University pet-friendly?

Yes, this hotel allows pets with a maximum weight of up to 50 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University located?

Situated in Des Moines, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Drake University and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Wells Fargo Arena. Knapp Center and The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University and receive a full refund?

Yes, Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 263 out of 332 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 47 out of 332 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 9 out of 332 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 332 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 332 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Kathy, St. Paul
Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean and nice! Good breakfast.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

David
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was a wonderful stay. I have stayed in a lot of places because I travel a lot, and this place is one of the best ever. They have wonderful rooms with anything you could want, including large refrigerator, dishes, great telly, and even a toaster. The room is spacious and just super nice. I highly recommend this place if you are staying in Des Moines.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Patrice
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
New and clean
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

David
Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
First time staying there and really enjoyed it. The place is super clean
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

Misty
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was great, but the pool was really small and not heated and no hot tub.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

John
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

Michael
Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was easy to find and had good parking for the middle of the city. The location is new and was pretty clean (the shower/tub and bathroom floor was a little dirty). The breakfast left a little to be desired, but it was nice that they offered a free breakfast with the stay.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Emmanuel
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything is always so nice and clean and staff is super friendly
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Jennifer
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The property was well maintained and the rooms were spacious. The pool was colder than we had anticipated but once we got used to it we were able to swim for a while. Overall pleasant experience
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Rory
Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The place was very nice the only thing that was a little unpleasant was when we closed the bathroom door it was pretty dirty but other then that it was great
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022