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Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center

  • Region: Northwest
  • 5000 Merle Hay Road
  • Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Phone: (515) 278-0271
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The Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center is the only destination resort hotel in Des Moines! Our hotel features 166 guest rooms with complimentary parking and WiFi, indoor waterpark, Castaway’s Bar and Grill, over 8,000 sq. ft. of conference center space and is conveniently located off Interstate 80.

Hotel Amenities
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General Information
  • Total Rooms: 166
  • Doubles Doubles: 126
  • Singles: 20
  • Suites #: 20
  • Additional Notes: 28,000 sq. ft. indoor water park, poolside Tiki bar, Castaways Bar & Grill, Arcade. 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.
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  • Date Opened: 01/1972
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  • Most Recent Renovation: 2009-06-01
  • Non-Smoking:
  • Indoor Pool:
  • Pool Hours: 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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  • Free Wireless Internet:
  • Wireless Internet Notes (add fees or free): FREE
General Information
  • Accept Credit Cards:
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  • AV Capabilities: yes
  • Average Price Breakfast: $
  • Average Price Lunch: $
  • Average Price Dinner: $$
  • Average Price Brunch: $
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  • Days of Operation: Sun - Sat
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  • Outdoor Seating Capacity: no
  • Total Seating Capacity: 100
  • Private Dining Space:
  • Number of Private Dining Rooms: 1
  • Seating Capacity of Private Dining: 40
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Largest Room 5200
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7160
  • Theatre Capacity 400
  • Banquet Capacity 350
  • Number of Rooms 7
  • Booths 28
  • Classroom Capacity 200
  • Sleeping Rooms 166
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • Free Parking? true
  • Parking Capacity 500
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
Salon B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 490
  • Width: 15.6
  • Length: 31.4
  • Theater Capacity: 44
  • Classroom Capacity: 22
  • Banquet Capacity: 36
Salon C
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 490
  • Width: 15.6
  • Length: 31.4
  • Theater Capacity: 44
  • Classroom Capacity: 22
  • Banquet Capacity: 36
Main Ballroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 5200
  • Width: 73.2
  • Length: 73.2
  • Theater Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
Ballroom: Northeast
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1300
  • Width: 36.6
  • Length: 37.1
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 72
Salon A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 490
  • Width: 15.6
  • Length: 31.4
  • Theater Capacity: 44
  • Classroom Capacity: 22
  • Banquet Capacity: 36
Salon D
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 490
  • Width: 15.6
  • Length: 31.4
  • Theater Capacity: 44
  • Classroom Capacity: 22
  • Banquet Capacity: 36
Salon A & B Combined
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 980
  • Width: 31.2
  • Length: 31.4
  • Theater Capacity: 80
  • Classroom Capacity: 44
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
Ballroom: West
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2600
  • Width: 73.2
  • Length: 36.8
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 168
Ballroom: Southeast
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1300
  • Width: 36.6
  • Length: 37.1
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 72
Pre-Conference Space (North and East Lobbies)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2500