Book online or by phone: 866-676-7079 - give promo code HBC3666 when calling
The following hotels are located within a short distance off campus:
0.38 mi / 0.62 km from Drake University
1.61 mi / 2.59 km from Drake University
Welcome to University Hotel Network, your online travel source that will provide you with a wide range of services including hotel reservations, car rentals, and other travel tools for your trip to the home of the Drake Bulldogs athletic teams. If you are a prospect student, a tourist or a fan of Drake University Athletics, you should check our discount hotel rates to find and book your preferred accommodation in Des Moines, IA.
Address: 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311, United States
Phone: +1 515-271-2011
Stadium: Drake Stadium
9.01 mi from Drake University
3225 Adventureland Drive,Altoona,IA
Hotel with Accessible
Guest Score: 5.6 / 10
In addition to offering guests complimentary shuttle service to Adventureland and the casino, plus the perk of an indoor pool, the Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona provides budget-friendly rates and enticing amenities for folks heading to the Hawkeye State. The two-story hotel has 116 rooms featuring premium cable TV and free local phone calls. In-room Wi-Fi is available for an additional fee. There`s a heated indoor pool on-site and a coin laundry, too. The hotel`s secluded courtyard is a great spot to soak up the sun or take in some fresh air before catching the complimentary shuttle to Adventureland. Start the day off right with a cup of complimentary coffee available each morning in the hotel lobby. Pets are welcome for an additional fee. The motel, less than two minutes` drive from Adventureland Amusement Park and Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, is six miles from the Iowa State Fairgrounds and eight miles to Hy-Vee Hall. Downtown Des Moines is 11 miles away and it`s 13 miles to Des Moines International Airport. more...
6.03 mi from Drake University
10841 Douglas Avenue,Urbandale,IA
Hotel with Free Parking
Guest Score: 6.6 / 10
Located close to I-80 and I-35, Econo Lodge Urbandale treats guests right with continental breakfast, refrigerators and microwaves in rooms and a seasonal outdoor pool. Road-weary guests may unwind in 59 smoking and non-smoking rooms at the two-story Econo Lodge, knowing there will be Wi-Fi access, refrigerators and microwaves at hand. Cable TV, desks, hairdryers and coffeemakers are added features. Start your morning with a continental breakfast, and then take a swim in the seasonal outdoor pool. Pets are welcome for an additional fee and parking is free. When staying at Econo Lodge, enjoy easy access to I-35 and I-80, both about four miles away. Experience family fun at Adventureland USA or the Iowa State Fairgrounds, within 15 miles of the hotel. Arrange a tee time at Beaver Creek Golf Club, seven miles away, or catch a performance at Greater Des Moines Performing Arts Center, less than 13 miles from the hotel. Des Moines International Airport is a 15-mile drive away. more...
4.13 mi from Drake University
4685 A Northeast 14th Street,Des Moines,IA
Hotel with Business Center
Guest Score: 7.5 / 10
Free continental breakfast and Wi-Fi near all the main arteries are why our guests choose the non-smoking Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines.
The non-smoking Super 8 by Wyndham has 61 non-smoking rooms in a two-floor building with interior corridors and no elevator. Rooms come with safes, coffeemakers, microwaves, mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi and cable TV. The day starts with a complimentary newspaper and free breakfast of oatmeal, a variety of cold cereal, bagels, pastries, fresh fruit, juice and coffee. The hotel also offers a coin-op laundry, a business center, meeting space, a 24-hour front desk and free parking.
The Super 8 by Wyndham is off I-35/I-80 about a mile from where it intersects with I-235. Located four miles south, downtown Des Moines features attractions like Wells Fargo Arena and the Iowa State Capitol. Adventureland is six miles east, the Iowa State Fair is six miles southeast and Blank Park Zoo is 10 miles south. If you`re coming from Des Moines International Airport, the hotel is 10 miles northeast.
4.17 mi from Drake University
4685 Ne 14th Street,Des Moines,IA
Hotel with Fitness Center or Spa
Guest Score: 6.6 / 10
With great free breakfast, a convenient location and a heated indoor pool, the Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines North is rated among the top hotels in the area by our guests. The 74-room, two-story hotel provides traditionally furnished rooms that feature conveniences like microwaves, refrigerators, hair dryers, coffeemakers and premium cable TV with HBO. High-speed internet access is available. Each morning, guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and can spend the day in the heated indoor pool and hot tub. Keep up with your exercise routine in the hotel’`s fitness center and take care of work in the business center and meeting rooms. There`s also a guest laundry facility. Parking is free at the hotel. The Baymont Inn is off of I-35 and I-80, about three miles north of downtown Des Moines. You can find several informal eateries within one mile of the hotel. Events at Wells Fargo Arena are five miles away, and the excitement at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino is seven miles. When it`s time to fly out, Des Moines International Airport is a 10-mile drive south. more...
8.11 mi from Drake University
7655 Office Plaza Drive North,West Des Moines,IA
Hotel with Accessible
Guest Score: 7.7 / 10
Des Moines International Airport is 20 minutes’ drive from this motel. It features an outdoor pool with a sun terrace and rooms with expanded cable TV.
A seating area is provided in the simply furnished, traditionally decorated rooms at Motel 6 Des Moines West. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.
Guests can enjoy free morning coffee. The 24-hour reception at this pet-friendly motel offers business services.
Des Moines Motel 6 is within 9 miles of Des Moines Art Center and Water Works Park. Living History Farms is 10 minutes’ drive away. more...
0.38 mi from Drake University
1140 24th Street,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 7.6 / 10
Free breakfast and free Wi-Fi, plus a convenient location, are just some of the perks our guests have come to expect at the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines, Iowa at Drake University.
The two-story, non-smoking hotel has 52 rooms featuring spacious, well-lit work desks and triple-sheeted beds with pillowtop mattresses. Each room has a coffeemaker and hairdryer, and rooms also come equipped with premium cable TV and free Wi-Fi. A business center is on-site, as are coin laundry facilities. The complimentary breakfast buffet features both hot and cold offerings, plus plenty of hot coffee. Parking is available. The hotel, located off I-235 and on the campus of Drake University, is three miles to the Science Center of Iowa, Hy-Vee Hall and the Court District, a popular neighborhood in downtown Des Moines dotted with shops, restaurants, bars and parks. It`s five miles to the Iowa State Fairgrounds, six miles to Des Moines International Airport and eight miles to Living History Farms. more...
1.61 mi from Drake University
1050 Sixth Avenue,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 6.5 / 10
Perks like free parking and complimentary shuttle service, plus a convenient location, make staying at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown hassle-free for our guests heading to the state capital. The 12-story, non-smoking hotel has 251 rooms featuring triple-sheeted beds, coffeemakers and hairdryers. Premium cable TV is part of the room package, and so is free Wi-Fi. Guests of the hotel enjoy free parking, as well as a heated indoor pool and exercise room. The on-site restaurant serves all three meals and the lounge offers a happy hour on weekdays. Additional amenities include a business center and coin laundry. Free shuttle service is available to the airport and to local area attractions. The hotel, less than one mile from Hy-Vee Hall, is two miles from Drake University, the Des Moines Botanical Center and Hoyt Sherman Place. The Iowa State Fairgrounds and the Des Moines Art Center are four miles away, and Des Moines International Airport is eight miles away.
1.82 mi from Drake University
800 Locust Street,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 9.4 / 10
Located in the heart of Des Moines, this Iowa hotel boasts a 6000 square foot fitness centre and a spa. Free WiFi access is available, and the State Capitol building is 6 minutes’ drive away.
Cable TV and a minibar are provided in every room at The Suites of 800 Locust. Featuring a bath, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Extras include a desk.
A hot breakfast is served daily at this hotel. Made-to-order eggs, waffles, fresh fruit, and more are offered. The Cosmopolitan Lounge is on site and features a full bar and jazz music.
A hot tub and airport shuttle are provided at 800 Locust Suites. Other facilities offered at the property include meeting facilities, luggage storage and dry cleaning.
The hotel is 600 metres from Science Center of Iowa, 800 metres from Hy-Vee Hall and 800 metres from Iowa Events Center. Des Moines International Airport is 6 km away. more...
1.84 mi from Drake University
929 3rd Street,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 8.8 / 10
Boasting a free full breakfast and an on-site restaurant and lounge, within walking distance to the Iowa Events Center, the Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center Des Moines a good choice. Overlooking the Des Moines River, the seven-story hotel offers 155 traditionally furnished rooms that feature coffeemakers, hair dryers and irons. TVs have premium cable and free high-speed internet access is available for the length of your stay. Some rooms have microwaves and mini-fridges; non-smoking rooms are available upon request. Wake up to the hotel`s free full breakfast each morning, which comes with a free newspaper on weekdays. For your enjoyment there is a heated indoor pool on the premises, and an exercise room as well. Guests love that a full-service restaurant and lounge shares space with the hotel, and that it provides room service. And if you`re planning an event or conference, the hotel`s 11 banquet and meeting rooms can accommodate 800 people. Parking is free and pets are permitted for an additional fee. The hotel is right near the heart of Des Moines, off of I-235 and one block from the river. It`s within one-and-a-half miles of Mercy Medical Center and Iowa Health-Des Moines Methodist Hospital, and just one mile from the Des Moines Botanical Center. Drake University is two miles from the hotel; Des Moines University is just over two miles away. Waveland Golf Course is four miles from the hotel; Blank Golf Course is just over eight miles away. It`s about seven miles to Des Moines International Airport. more...
2.09 mi from Drake University
333 Southwest 11th Street,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 9.1 / 10
Perks like free parking and breakfast make the non-smoking, pet-friendly Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown an easy choice for our guests heading to the state capital.
The four-story, non-smoking Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown has 102 rooms featuring Wi-Fi access, mini-fridges, ironing essentials, coffeemakers and hairdryers. Premium cable TV is part of the room package. Mornings begin with free newspapers and complimentary breakfast. Follow your meal with a swim in the indoor pool, or a workout in the gym. Additional amenities include a business center, a convenience store and a coin laundry. Parking is free, and pets are welcome for a fee
The hotel is two miles from the local IMAX theater and three miles from Drake University, the Des Moines Botanical Center and Hoyt Sherman Place. The Iowa State Fairgrounds and the Des Moines Art Center are four miles away, and Des Moines International Airport is five miles from the property.
6.11 mi from Drake University
11211 Hickman Road,Clive,IA
Guest Score: 10 / 10
An indoor pool and freebies such as breakfast and Wi-Fi welcome our guests at the pet-friendly Sleep Inn Urbandale. All 112 rooms, some non-smoking, on three floors at the Sleep Inn contain cable TV with premium channels, coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi. Microwaves and mini-fridges are available upon request. Get fuel for your day at the hotel`s free continental breakfast of fruit, assorted cereals, pastries, juice and coffee. Check email and send faxes from the computer workstation in the lobby or relax in the indoor pool and hot tub. Pets are welcome for a fee. Parking is available on-site. Situated east of I-35/I-80 at U.S. 6, the Comfort Suites is 12 miles outside Des Moines. Guests are within a 15-minute walk of Living History Farms, an interactive, outdoor agricultural museum. Downtown Urbandale is four-and-a-half miles away. Other local attractions include Adventureland, Blank Park Zoo, the Des Moines Botanical Center and the Science Center of Iowa — all within a half-hour drive. Des Moines International Airport is 15 miles south. more...
5.58 mi from Drake University
8600 Northpark Drive,Johnston,IA
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Free Wi-Fi, in-room refrigerators and microwaves and a comfortable bedding package are just some of the perks that business and leisure travelers enjoy at the non-smoking Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines. The six-story hotel provides 148 non-smoking rooms that feature spacious work desks, ergonomic chairs and free Wi-Fi. Rooms also have hospitality stations that include a coffeemaker, microwave and mini-fridge for snacks and beverages. The hotel`s restaurant offers breakfast, dinner and room service, the lobby lounge opens nightly and the hotel`s convenience store sells heat-and-serve meals, munchies and more. Pack a bathing suit for the indoor pool and hot tub, and whatever you need for the exercise room and sauna. Additional amenities include a business center, meeting space and a coin laundry. The hotel, 20 minutes by car to downtown Des Moines, is seven miles from the Valley West Mall. It`s nine miles to the Tournament Club of Iowa, an Arnold Palmer public golf course in Polk City. Adventureland Amusement Park and Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, in nearby Altoona, are 12 miles from the hotel. It`s 16 miles to Des Moines International Airport. more...
8.31 mi from Drake University
8.11 mi from Drake University
460 Bass Pro Drive Northwest,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 9.6 / 10
Free Wi-Fi and breakfast help guests feel welcome at the non-smoking Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Des Moines Altoona, which is close to the interstate. All 107 rooms at the non-smoking Fairfield Inn are set on four floor and feature mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi and flat-panel TVs. Each morning, guests wake up to the complimentary breakfast buffet and get work done in the business center. Active types burn calories in the fitness room before making a splash with the kids in the indoor pool. Other pers are a 24-hour front desk, free parking and laundry facilities. Close to the intersection of I-80 and Highway 65, the Fairfield Inn is 15 minutes outside Des Moines. The stores and shops of Altoona are within four miles of the hotel. Guests don`t have to go far for entertainment, with Prairie Meadows Casino and Racetrack, Adventureland and the cinema all less than two miles away. Cultural stops in Des Moines might include the Des Moines Art Center, Iowa State Capitol and State Historical Museum of Iowa. For family-friendly adventures, drive 20 minutes south to the Blank Park Zoo or 15 minutes to see events at Wells Fargo Arena. The closest airport is Des Moines International Airport, a 17-mile drive. more...
5.54 mi from Drake University
8811 Plum Dr.,Urbandale,IA
Guest Score: 9.5 / 10
The I-35 location, indoor pool and free Wi-Fi and breakfast tick all the right boxes at the non-smoking Hampton Inn - Suites Des Moines - Urbandale IA. This four-story Hampton Inn furnishes 95 rooms with microwaves, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, free Wi-Fi and flat-panel LCD HDTVs. Wake up each morning to feast on complimentary breakfast buffet goodies, or grab a weekday brekkie bag to go. When it`s time to relax, hit the year-round indoor pool and hot tub. Business, laundry and fitness facilities are also on hand. The hotel provides 24-hour front desk services and free on-site parking. Off I-35/80, the Hampton Inn provides guests with an Urbandale location, within a five-minute walk west of multiple dining options. It`s a 20-minute drive to reach Des Moines` East Village area as well as the Wells Fargo Arena and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Explore the area`s agricultural past at the alfresco Living History Farms, five miles southwest. Guests are also six miles from Camp Dodge and 20 miles from Des Moines International Airport. more...
2.34 mi from Drake University
201 E. Locust Street,Des Moines,IA
Guest Score: 9.5 / 10
Complimentary breakfast and evening goodies, Wi-Fi and an indoor pool are part of the sweet array of amenities at the non-smoking Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown. The five-story Staybridge Suites welcomes guests with 111 rooms featuring full kitchens with dishwashers, free Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and desks. Complimentary meals include a daily continental breakfast buffet and weekday-evening receptions. Enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool, pump some iron in the fitness room and get to work day or night in the `round-the-clock business center. Pets are allowed for an additional fee. The Staybridge Suites is in Des Moines` historic East Village neighborhood, a seven-minute walk west across the Des Moines River from the Civic Center in the heart of downtown. The Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa Events Center and Hy-Vee Hall are within a mile of the hotel. Guests are also a 15-minute walk from the Science Center of Iowa and about a half-mile off I-235. Des Moines International Airport is six miles southwest of the hotel. more...
Drake University is a co-educational, private university, located in the City of Des Moines, IA, USA, which was founded in 1881, by Francis Marion Drake, who was Governor of Iowa between 1896 and 1898 and resident of Centerville, IA.
Drake University's Law School is the oldest law school in the west area of the Mississippi River and it was established by Chester C. Cole, in 1865, who served on the Iowa Supreme Court between 1864 and 1876.
Nowadays, Drake is known as having one of the 25 oldest law schools is the country, with an enrollment of nearly 4000 students, offering various majors, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs through several colleges and schools that include the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Business&Public Administration, School of Education (CBPA) and School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC).
Athletics: The University's athletic teams are known as the Drake Bulldogs, which compete in the Missouri Valley Conference (NCAA Division I), covering various sports areas, except football (Drake Bulldog football teams compete in the FCS NCAA Division I Pioneer Football League), including men's and women's basketball and cross country, women's crew, and men's and women's tennis.
Rankings: Drake University has been ranked 8th among `Great Schools, Great Prices` category, last year, occupying the 2nd place in reputation for academic quality, having the highest ranking in its category among Iowa colleges and universities.
Notable alumni list.The list of famous personalities who studied in the past years at Drake University contains names like:
▸ Steve Allen - Comedian.
▸ John August - Screen writer.
▸ Jon Bowermaster - oceans expert, filmmaker, adventurer and journalist.
▸ Chet Culver - Current Governor of Iowa.
▸ Michael Emerson - Emmy - winning actor, plays Ben Linus on the television show `Lost`
10841 Douglas Avenue,Urbandale,IA
1600 N.w 114th St.,Clive,IA
1258 8th Street,West Des Moines,IA
WE ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING: