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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University

0.38 mi / 0.62 km from Drake University


Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University
 
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Guest Score: 9 / 10

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Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus

1.61 mi / 2.59 km from Drake University


Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus
 
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Guest Score: 8.3 / 10

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Hotel Fort Des Moines

1.81 mi / 2.92 km from Drake University


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Guest Score: 5.7 / 10

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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.


Drake University, Des Moines(DU)

Address: 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311, United States


Phone: +1 515-271-2011


Website: www.drake.edu


Stadium: Drake Stadium




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Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport

4.29 mi from Drake University


from $46 Book Now

4817 Fleur Drive,Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Laundry

Guest Score: 5.8 / 10

The Des Moines South Motel 6 is located less than 1 mile from various dining options and the Des Moines International Airport. This hotel has cable TV and a laundrette on site. Free WiFi is provided. A telephone is provided in each room and guests can make free local calls. A 24-hour reception desk is available for added convenience and guests will also have access to fax and photocopying facilities. This pet friendly hotel is also air conditioned. The Blank Park Zoo is 5 minutes’ drive from the hotel and the Iowa Events Center is 5 miles away. Gray’s Lake Park is less than 10 minutes’ drive from the Motel 6 Des Moines South. more...

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Motel 6 Des Moines East -Altoona

9.12 mi from Drake University


from $46 Book Now

3225 Adventureland Drive ,Altoona,IA

 

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Guest Score: 0 / 10

The 2-star Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona offers comfort and convenience whether you`re on business or holiday in Altoona (IA). The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, laundry service, vending machine, shuttle service are there for guest`s enjoyment. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature air conditioning, heating, desk, telephone, satellite/cable TV. Enjoy the hotel`s recreational facilities, including indoor pool, before retiring to your room for a well-deserved rest. Discover all Altoona (IA) has to offer by making Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona your base. more...

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Motel 6 Des Moines West

8.11 mi from Drake University


from $48 Book Now

7655 Office Plaza Drive North ,W Des Moines,

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

The 2-star Motel 6 Des Moines West offers comfort and convenience whether you`re on business or holiday in Des Moines (IA). Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Facilities like 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, laundry service, elevator, vending machine are readily available for you to enjoy. Air conditioning, heating, desk, telephone, satellite/cable TV can be found in selected guestrooms. The hotel`s peaceful atmosphere extends to its recreational facilities which include golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool. Friendly staff, great facilities and close proximity to all that Des Moines (IA) has to offer are three great reasons you should stay at Motel 6 Des Moines West. more...

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Motel 6 Des Moines South -Airport

4.26 mi from Drake University


from $50 Book Now

4817 Fleur Drive ,Des Moines,IA

 

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Guest Score: 6.7 / 10

Set in a prime location of Des Moines (IA), Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Facilities like 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, laundry service, vending machine, smoking area are readily available for you to enjoy. All rooms are designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home, and some rooms come with air conditioning, heating, telephone, satellite/cable TV, refrigerator. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Convenience and comfort makes Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport the perfect choice for your stay in Des Moines (IA). more...

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Palace Inn

5.71 mi from Drake University


from $55 Book Now

6215 Northeast 14th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 8.2 / 10

The Palace Inn in Des Moines is near Adventureland and offers free Wi-Fi and cable TV. The Palace Inn is a single-story hotel with exterior corridors leading to 12 rooms. Rooms feature simple furnishings and floral bedding. Check your email using the free Wi-Fi or catch up with your favorite shows on the cable TV. An alarm clock is on the nightstand and wake-up service is also available. Rooms are equipped with a refrigerator and microwave. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day and can provide faxing and photocopying services. Small pets are allowed with an additional fee. Parking is free. The Palace Inn is on Highway 69, 15 minutes from Adventureland. The Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino is also a 15-minute drive away. Hop on I-235 and get to downtown Des Moines in just 15 minutes. Grand View University is just four miles from the hotel. Drive 20 minutes to reach Drake University. Des Moines International Airport is 15 miles away. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University

0.38 mi from Drake University


from $99 Book Now

1140 24th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9 / 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...

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Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus

1.61 mi from Drake University


from $119 Book Now

1050 6th Avenue,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 7.3 / 10

Perks like free parking and shuttle service plus a convenient location make for an easy stay at the non-smoking Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Hotel. The 12-story Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Hotel has 251 non-smoking rooms that all feature triple-sheeted beds, coffeemakers and hairdryers, as well as flat-panel cable TVs with premium channels and free Wi-Fi. Work out in the exercise room, and get work done in the business center. Freshen your travel clothes in the coin laundry, and spend down time splashing in the heated indoor pool. The hotel restaurant serves all three meals, and the lounge offers a happy hour on weekdays. Airport and area shuttle service is free, as is parking. The hotel is less than one mile from Hy-Vee Hall and 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 an eight-mile drive. more...

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Hotel Fort Des Moines

1.81 mi from Drake University


from $98 Book Now

1000 Walnut Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 5.7 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, on-site French cuisine and a stellar downtown location come together at the non-smoking Hotel Fort des Moines. Opened in 1919, the 11-story Hotel Fort des Moines has hosted familiar names such as Henry Fonda, Mae West and Charles Lindbergh. Today the property outfits its 110 rooms with coffeemakers, desks and cable TV with satellite channels. Guests enjoy cardio training in the fitness room or get to work in the business center. There`s a restaurant on-site serving a variety of French fare. The hotel offers 24-hour front desk service and free Wi-Fi. Guest laundry facilities are also available. Two blocks south of Western Gateway Park, the Hotel Fort des Moines is in the downtown area, within a 10-minute walk west of the restaurants and nightlife along Court Avenue. It`s less than a mile from the Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater. Des Moines International Airport is a five miles south of the hotel. more...

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Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

1.84 mi from Drake University


from $109 Book Now

929 3rd Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 8.6 / 10

Boasting a free full breakfast and an on-site restaurant and lounge within walking distance of the Iowa Events Center, the non-smoking Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center Des Moines a good choice. The seven-story hotel overlooks the Des Moines River. Its 155 rooms that coffeemakers, hairdryers and ironing equipment, as well as flat-panel cable TVs with premium channels and free Wi-Fi. Some also include microwaves and mini-fridges. 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. There`s a full-service restaurant and lounge on-site, as well as a meeting room. Parking and airport shuttle service are both 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...

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Holiday Inn Express-Des Moines Downtown

2.09 mi from Drake University


from $129 Book Now

333 Southwest 11th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.3 / 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. more...

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Quality Inn & Suites Des Moines

4.08 mi from Drake University


from $75 Book Now

4995 Northwest Merle Hay Road,Urbandale,IA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

With its comfortable rooms, proximity to the interstate, free Wi-Fi and free breakfast, the Quality Inn & Suites Des Moines gives you a lot and saves you a lot. All 116 rooms in this two-story hotel are comfortably furnished to provide you with a good night`s rest. Don`t stay up all night watching the premium cable TV; you`ll want to have time in the morning for a swim in the heated indoor pool, or maybe even a workout in the exercise room. By then you`ll be ready for breakfast, provided for free each morning, and served with a newspaper during the week. Wi-Fi is free, too, so you`ll really be connected to the rest of the world. Guest laundry facilities are on the premises, should that chore need tending to. And if you’re planning an event or occasion, the hotel has two meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 60 people. Parking is free here; non-smoking rooms are available upon request. The Quality Inn is northwest of the city, in a quiet area off of I-35 and I-80. It`s just over one mile to Merle Hay Mall, where you can find Target, Sears and Kohl`s. The hotel is seven miles from Living History Farms and eight miles from the Civic Center and Wells Fargo Arena. It’s 10 miles to Adventureland Park and 11 miles to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino. Blank Park Zoo and Des Moines International Airport are 15 miles from the Quality Inn. more...

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Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport Conference Center

5.05 mi from Drake University


from $135 Book Now

6111 Fleur Drive,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi and parking plus a game room and an indoor pool at the non-smoking Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conference Center. The three-story Holiday Inn offers 215 non-smoking rooms that include complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, Keurig coffeemakers, microwaves, mini-fridges and work desks. Order room service, or dine in the on-site restaurant. Head to the business center to make copies for a meeting or print your boarding pass. When it`s time to unwind, a dip in the indoor pool, a soak in the hot tub, a quick workout in the fitness center or cocktail in the bar should do the trick. Kids will enjoy the game room with video games and ping-pong. Pets are welcome and parking is free. Catch a free airport shuttle across the street from the hotel. This Holiday Inn sits across the street from Des Moines International Airport and is also close to local attractions and businesses. Local headquarters for Wells Fargo and Allied Insurance are five miles away, and Blank Park Zoo is two miles away. Drive 20 minutes to ethe Iowa State Fairgrounds or five miles to the Science Center of Iowa. The popular theme park, Adventureland, is just 25 minutes away. Enjoy upscale shopping at Jordan Creek Town Center, a 20-minute drive from the hotel. more...

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Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

4.39 mi from Drake University


from $106 Book Now

5001 Fleur Drive,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.8 / 10

An impressive free breakfast spread, free internet access and plush bedding make the Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport one of Our guests` favorite hotels in the area. The Hampton Inn`s comfortably appointed, modern rooms provide useful amenities to the traveler, including free internet access and flat-panel TVs with free HBO. Lap desks allow you to work, write or snack in bed; hair dryers, ironing equipment and coffeemakers help to get you started on your day. But it`s the complimentary hot breakfast buffet and the 24-hour free coffee that really gets guests moving and grooving. Come evening, the 121-room, four-story hotel pampers guests with fresh-baked cookies, a sweet little touch that warms the heart. The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool for your recreational activities and a business center to stay in touch with work, home or wherever. The Hampton Inn sits adjacent and is less than one mile from Des Moines International Airport. The hotel is also just two-and-a-half miles from Blank Park Zoo and three miles from Southridge Mall. It’s 10 minutes by car to Drake University and 20 minutes by car to Living History Farms. The hotel is a little over four miles from the Science Center of Iowa and five miles from the Des Moines Botanical Center. more...

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Best Western Premier Ankeny Hotel

8.31 mi from Drake University


from $82 Book Now

2502 Se Tones Dr,Ankeny,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.8 / 10

Best Western Premier Ankeny Hotel is located in Ankeny. Guests at the hotel can enjoy a continental breakfast. Des Moines is 13 km from Best Western Premier Ankeny Hotel. Des Moines International Airport is 20 km away. more...

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Element West Des Moines

7.77 mi from Drake University


from $139 Book Now

575 South Prairie View Drive,West Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.7 / 10

Free breakfast and Wi-Fi, in-room kitchens and a year-round pool are among the welcome amenities at the non-smoking Element West Des Moines. All 110 rooms at the four-story Element include full kitchens with dishwashers, premium bedding, sofa beds, free Wi-Fi and flat-panel LCD TVs. Refuel over complimentary breakfast each morning or shop for goodies in the `round-the-clock pantry. The hotel has an exercise room and an indoor pool. Guests stay on top of their work routine with help from the in-house business center. Parking is free. Pets are allowed. The Element lies off I-35, across from a variety of shops and dining options. The heart of Des Moines, along with the Pappajohn Sculpture Park, can be found 11 miles east. A host of other popular attractions are within easy access, including the Blank Park Zoo, 15 minutes southeast, and Adventurland Park, within a half-hour drive. Des Moines International Airport is 12 miles southeast of the hotel. more...

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Altoona

8.11 mi from Drake University


from $129 Book Now

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...

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Universities and Colleges in About Drake UniversityAbout Drake University

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`

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Palace Inn from 55 $ .The Palace Inn in Des Moines is near Adventureland and offers free Wi-Fi and cable TV. The Palace Inn is a single-story hotel with exterior corridors leading to 12 rooms. Rooms feature simple furnishings and floral bedding. Check your email using the free Wi-Fi or catch up with your favorite shows on the cable TV. An alarm clock is on the nightstand and wake-up service is also available. Rooms are equipped with a refrigerator and microwave. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day and can provide faxing and photocopying services. Small pets are allowed with an additional fee. Parking is free. The Palace Inn is on Highway 69, 15 minutes from Adventureland. The Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino is also a 15-minute drive away. Hop on I-235 and get to downtown Des Moines in just 15 minutes. Grand View University is just four miles from the hotel. Drive 20 minutes to reach Drake University. Des Moines International Airport is 15 miles away. more...

Palace Inn is 5.71 mi from Drake University located on 6215 Northeast 14th Street Street in Des Moines Click for Directions

A number of hotels are within walking distance to campus with many others only short drives from the University.
The closest hotel near Drake University Campus is Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University - 0.38 mi located on 1140 24th Street Street in Des Moines

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...
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Motel 6 Des Moines NorthPet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

4940 Northeast 14th Street ,Des Moines,IA

Motel 6 Des Moines WestPet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

7655 Office Plaza Drive North ,W Des Moines,

Motel 6 Des Moines WestPet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

7655 Office Plaza Drive North,West Des Moines,IA



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