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
3.5 out of 5 rating 2342 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Urbandale, Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines is in the suburbs, within a 10-minute drive of Buccaneer Arena and Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. This family-friendly hotel is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from Des Moines Community Playhouse and 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park.


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.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities including a water park and an indoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include 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). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at 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 - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Iowa Gold Star Military Museum - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Waveland Municipal Golf Course - 6.5 km / 4.1 mi
Val Air Ballroom - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Des Moines Community Playhouse - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Drake University - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Des Moines Art Center - 8.9 km / 5.6 mi
Valley Junction - 9.3 km / 5.7 mi
Salisbury House - 9.9 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 Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House - 10.8 km / 6.7 mi

The preferred airport for Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 17.3 km / 10.8 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 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.

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

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
  • 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
  • -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
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Restaurant
  • -Waterslide
  • -Ballroom
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 10000
  • -Total number of rooms - 166
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 929
  • -Meeting rooms