Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA, 50322, United States of America
3.5 out of 5 rating 173 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest in Urbandale, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Des Moines Art Center and Drake University. This hotel is 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from Salisbury House and 8.2 mi (13.3 km) from Wells Fargo Arena.


Make yourself at home in one of the 198 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Partially open bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and microwaves, as well as phones with free local calls.


Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, shopping on site, and a ballroom. Guests can get around on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 2 mi.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Merle Hay Mall - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi
Buccaneer Arena - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Iowa Gold Star Military Museum - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Waveland Municipal Golf Course - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Val Air Ballroom - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Des Moines Community Playhouse - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Drake University - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Des Moines Art Center - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
Valley Junction - 9.1 km / 5.7 mi
Salisbury House - 9.8 km / 6.1 mi
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Pump It Up - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
M2B Raceway - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Pole Position Raceway - 10.7 km / 6.6 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. 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.

  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 8 for adults and USD 0 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 7.00 per night

  • In-room microwave fee: USD 7.00 per night

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

  • -Indoor pool
  • -24-hour fitness facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free area shuttle
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Number of floors - 5
  • -Total number of rooms - 198
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 15000
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Ballroom