Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
5000 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA, 50322, United States of America
3.7 out of 5 rating 1159 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.7
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Urbandale, Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines is within a 15-minute drive of Buccaneer Arena and Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. This family-friendly hotel is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from Des Moines Community Playhouse and 12.6 mi (20.3 km) from Iowa Hall of Pride.


Make yourself at home in one of the 166 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary weekday newspapers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as a water park and an indoor pool. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.


Enjoy a meal at Castaways Grill, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Urbandale? This hotel has facilities measuring 10000 square feet (929 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Merle Hay Mall - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Buccaneer Arena - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Waveland Municipal Golf Course - 6.5 km / 4.1 mi
Val Air Ballroom - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Drake University - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Des Moines Community Playhouse - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Des Moines Art Center - 8.9 km / 5.6 mi
Valley Junction - 9.3 km / 5.8 mi
Greenbelt Trail - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Salisbury House - 9.9 km / 6.2 mi
Iowa Gold Star Military Museum - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Pump It Up - 10.5 km / 6.6 mi
M2B Raceway - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi

The preferred airport for Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 18.2 km / 11.3 mi

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 10 for adults, USD 4 and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 25 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night

  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

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

  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Computer station
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Poolside bar
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference center
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Water park
  • -Restaurant
  • -Waterslide
  • -Ballroom
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 10000
  • -Elevator
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 929
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • -Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Braille or raised signage
  • -Assistive listening devices available