Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50314, United States of America
3.5 out of 5 rating 304 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area places you in the heart of Des Moines, within a 10-minute walk of Wells Fargo Arena and Iowa Events Center. This hotel is 10.8 mi (17.5 km) from Adventureland and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Des Moines Civic Center.


Make yourself at home in one of the 251 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and microwaves.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an indoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and a ballroom. Guests can catch a ride on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 2.00 mi.


Enjoy American cuisine at Genevieve Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 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. Planning an event in Des Moines? This hotel has facilities measuring 9000 square feet (836 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Veterans Memorial Auditorium - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Wells Fargo Arena - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Iowa Events Center - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Hy Vee Hall - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Iowa Hall of Pride - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Ruan Center - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
801 Grand - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Polk County Courthouse - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
World Food Prize Hall of Laureates - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Des Moines Civic Center - 1.5 km / 1 mi
The Temple for Performing Arts - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Walnut Street Bridge - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Des Moines Public Library - 1.6 km / 1 mi
The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House - 1.7 km / 1 mi

The preferred airport for Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
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.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Important Information

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

Know Before You Go

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 10.95 per person (approximately)

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

  • -Indoor pool
  • -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
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 10
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 9000
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 836
  • -Total number of rooms - 251
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Ballroom