Room type

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofabed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Oversized)

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofabed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 4 infants)

Suite, Non Smoking, Pool View

Max Occupancy: 8 guests (up to 7 children, 4 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with water park and restaurant

Location

Located in the suburbs, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Buccaneer Arena, Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, and Des Moines Community Playhouse. John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and Iowa Hall of Pride are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a water park, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a poolside bar, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 166 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a water park, Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines features a waterslide and an indoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Event facilities measuring 8000 square feet (720 square meters) include a conference center and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 720 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 166 
  • Water park 
  • Waterslide 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Waterslide  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

Castaways Grill - Onsite restaurant.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a water park, a waterslide, an indoor pool, and a fitness center.

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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