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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines, Iowa

0.35 mi / 0.57 km from Drake University


Holiday Inn Express Des Moines, Iowa
 
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Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

1.57 mi / 2.52 km from Drake University


Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown
 
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Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

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Hotel Fort Des Moines

1.79 mi / 2.89 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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If you're visiting Drake University, there are plenty of nearby accommodations. All hotels listed below are within an easy drive off the campus:
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Super 8 Des Moines

4.2 mi from Drake University


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4685 A Northeast 14th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 7.2 / 10

Located 2 miles from Grand View College, Travelodge Des Moines has free Wi-Fi access throughout the property and guest rooms with cable TV and air conditioning. In the bright, spacious rooms, guests can enjoy refreshing beverages from the tea/coffee maker. There is a work desk and a private bathroom. Free parking is provided by the Travelodge. The hotel is 3 miles from Des Moines Convention Center and 6 miles from Adventureland park. more...

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Days Inn Des Moines - West Clive

6.17 mi from Drake University


from $47 Book Now

1600 Northwest 114th Street,Clive,IA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 6.2 / 10

This hotel is within one block of the Clive Aquatic Center. The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast. Days Inn Des Moines - West Clive features a 27-inch cable TV and a coffee maker in all guest rooms. Rooms also provide amenities including an alarm clock and ironing facilities. A business center and meeting room are available at the Clive Days Inn. This pet-friendly hotel also offers free on-site parking. Downtown Des Moines is a 15-minute drive of the Days Inn Clive. Drake University is 7 miles away. more...

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

5.03 mi from Drake University


from $47 Book Now

410 East 30th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 7.7 / 10

The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds is located adjacent to the Iowa State Fairgrounds and minutes from downtown Des Moines and the Iowa Events Center, a sports, entertainment, convention and expo complex featuring Wells Fargo Arena, Veterans Memorial Auditorium and Hy-Vee Hall. Visitors will enjoy a wide range of recreational activities in the area. The assortment of restaurants and cocktail lounges in the surrounding vicinity will fulfill all dining needs. Hotel features and amenities include a free continental breakfast, indoor heated pool and hot tub. Business travelers staying at this hotel will welcome the free high-speed Internet access and available copy and fax services. All guest rooms are tastefully furnished and have spacious work desks, hair dryers and coffee makers. Handicap accessible rooms can be reserved if desired. more...

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Days Inn West Des Moines

3.14 mi from Drake University


from $49 Book Now

1258 8th Street,West Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Free Breakfast

Guest Score: 6.5 / 10

This Iowa hotel is a 5-minute drive from Des Moines University and minutes from motorway I-235. The hotel offers a daily continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi in every room. Guest rooms at the Days Inn at Walnut Creek include a coffee maker and cable TV. Free local telephone calls can also be made from the rooms. An indoor pool is available at the Days Inn West Des Moines. The hotel provides a 24-hour front desk and free parking. Blank Park Zoo is a short drive from the West Des Moines Days Inn. The Iowa Events Center Wells Fargo Arena is also within driving distance of the hotel. more...

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

3.76 mi from Drake University


from $49 Book Now

4755 Merle Hay Road,Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 7.8 / 10

The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites hotel is located with easy access to Interstate 80 and Interstate 35. The hotel is just minutes from the Iowa Events Center, the Des Moines Art Center, the Iowa State Fair fairgrounds and the Science Center of Iowa museum. Drake University is five miles away. Nearby is the Merle Hay Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in the area and home to more than 100 shops and services. Enjoy outdoor recreation in the surrounding area, including golfing, tennis, boating and fishing. A variety of restaurants are nearby, several within walking distance from the hotel. This Des Moines, IA hotel offers many features and amenities, including free deluxe continental breakfast with waffles, free wireless high-speed Internet access, free local calls, access to copy and fax services. The hotel has a meeting room that can accommodate up to 150 people for events and functions. In addition to standard amenities, all guest rooms include microwaves, refrigerators, cable television and pay-per-view movies. Some rooms feature sofa sleepers, coffee makers, desks, irons and ironing boards. Suites with balconies and whirlpool bathtubs are available. Non-smoking rooms are offered. This hotel is pet-friendly hotel (additional fees apply). Ample parking is available on the premises and can accommodate most trucks, RVs, buses and cars. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown

1.57 mi from Drake University


from $96 Book Now

1050 6th Avenue,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

Steps from the Wells Fargo Arena and the Mercy Medical Center, this hotel in central Des Moines, Iowa offers free shuttle service to the airport and local area attractions. Holiday Inn Des Moines - Downtown - Mercy Campus features amenities such as free parking and free WiFI Throughout the property. Guests will also enjoy the indoor pool and on-site fitness centre. Genevieve`s restaurant serves savory American cuisine for breakfast and lunch in a comfortable and modern atmosphere. For dinner, guests will enjoy the Cityscape Lounge for its view and Executive Chef`s culinary creations. more...

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Des Lux Hotel

1.82 mi from Drake University


from $169 Book Now

800 Locust Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.3 / 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...

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Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

1.86 mi from Drake University


from $94 Book Now

418 6th Avenue,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

This downtown Des Moines Hyatt Place hotel features complimentary hot breakfast, free WiFi access throughout and an indoor swimming pool. The hotel is only 7 km from the Des Moines International Airport. A seating area with a sofa is included in every guestroom at the Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown. The rooms also include a 42 inch flat-screen TV, toiletries, refrigerator, coffee maker and desk. Guests can exercise 24 hours a day in the fitness centre that features eliptical machines and free weights. There is free shuttle service available within the downtown Des Moines area with requests available to the airport. Guests can enjoy the 24-hour quick service lobby restaurant that features light snacks, sandwiches, burgers and more. Coffee and cocktails are available as well. Hy-Vee Hall is 500 metres from Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown, while the Science Center of Iowa is 600 metres from the property. The Iowa State Capitol is within 2 km of the hotel. more...

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Residence Inn By Marriott Des Moines Downtown

2.34 mi from Drake University


from $124 Book Now

100 Southwest Water Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 8.8 / 10

Featuring a full kitchen in every suite, this Iowa hotel is located along the Des Moines River in the heart of the city. Free Wi-Fi access is available, and a hot breakfast is served daily. A 32-inch flat-screen cable TV is included in every suite at Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown. Guests can make use of the dining area, kitchenware, and sofa bed during their stay. An indoor pool and a hot tub are available at Marriott Des Moines Downtown Residence Inn, along with a fitness centre. For convenience, launderette facilities and outdoor BBQ facilities are provided. Des Moines International Airport is 5 miles away. The Iowa State Fairgrounds can be reached in 11 minutes’ drive. more...

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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

2.34 mi from Drake University


from $110 Book Now

201 East Locust Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.5 / 10

Located in Des Moines, 700 metres from Hy-Vee Hall, Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown offers rooms with air conditioning and free WiFi. This 2-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. At the hotel, the rooms are equipped with a desk. All rooms come with a private bathroom. All units will provide guests with bed linen and towels. Iowa Events Center is 800 metres from Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, while Science Center of Iowa is an 11-minute walk from the property. The nearest airport is Des Moines International Airport, 7 km from the accommodation. more...

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Windsor Court Iowa

2.8 mi from Drake University


from $52 Book Now

6500 Hickman Road,Windsor Heights,IA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Situated in Windsor Heights, Windsor Court Iowa offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. All rooms boast a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. At the economy hotel, every room has a wardrobe. Certain rooms are equipped with a kitchenette with a microwave and a toaster. All units will provide guests with a fridge. A continental breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast area. Des Moines is 9 km from Windsor Court Iowa, while Ames is 46 km from the property. Des Moines International Airport is 10 km away. more...

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My Place Hotel-Altoona/Des Moines, IA

9.42 mi from Drake University


from $80 Book Now

2315 Adventureland Drive,Altoona,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.8 / 10

Set in Altoona, My Place Hotel-Altoona/Des Moines, IA offers free WiFi. This hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with with cable channels. All rooms features air conditioning, a microwave, a toaster, a coffee machine, a bath, free toiletries and a desk. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom. All units will provide guests with a fridge. A continental breakfast is available every morning at the hotel. For guests` convenience, My Place Hotel-Altoona has a business centre. Des Moines is 12 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Des Moines International Airport, 20 km from the property. more...

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Altoona

8.11 mi from Drake University


from $119 Book Now

460 Bass Pro Drive Northwest,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 10

Boasting a shared lounge, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Altoona is set in Altoona. This hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The hotel features an indoor pool, hot tub and a business centre. The rooms in the hotel are equipped with a TV. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with a hairdryer. A buffet breakfast is available each morning at the property. Des Moines is 10 km from Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Altoona, while Ames is 42 km away. Des Moines International Airport is 18 km from the property. more...

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Hampton Inn - Suites Des Moines-Urbandale IA

5.54 mi from Drake University


from $95 Book Now

8811 Plum Dr. ,Urbandale,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 10

Located in Urbandale, Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines/Urbandale Ia features free WiFi throughout the property. This 3-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. Buffet and American breakfast options are available every morning at the hotel. Des Moines is 13 km from Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines. Des Moines International Airport is 15 km away. more...

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek

7.8 mi from Drake University


from $104 Book Now

125 South 68th Street,West Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.5 / 10

Featuring an indoor pool and outdoor barbecue facilities, TownePlace Suites by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek is located directly across from Jordan Creek Town Center. Free WiFi access is available. Each room at Des Moines West/Jordan Creek’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott provides a fully equipped kitchen and separate living room area with a sofa bed. A coffee maker and desk are also provided. Guests can enjoy daily complimentary hot breakfast at the hotel. Other amenities offered include a fitness centre, business facilities and a convenience store. The hotel is 11 miles away from Drake University and 13 miles from Wells Fargo Arena. more...

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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

2.34 mi from Drake University


from $110 Book Now

201 East Locust Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.5 / 10

Located in Des Moines, 700 metres from Hy-Vee Hall, Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown offers rooms with air conditioning and free WiFi. This 2-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. At the hotel, the rooms are equipped with a desk. All rooms come with a private bathroom. All units will provide guests with bed linen and towels. Iowa Events Center is 800 metres from Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, while Science Center of Iowa is an 11-minute walk from the property. The nearest airport is Des Moines International Airport, 7 km from the accommodation. 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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Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona from 50 $ .This motel is less than 2 minutes from Adventureland Amusement Park and Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino. A free shuttle to the casino is available through the casino. The rooms at this Des Moines Motel 6 include air conditioning and cable TV. Local calls are free. In-room Wi-Fi is available. This pet friendly motel offers an indoor pool and a secluded courtyard. Laundry facilities are also located on-site. The front desk is open 24 hours a day. Iowa State Fairgrounds and Downtown Des Moines, Iowa are 15 minutes from Motel 6 Des Moines East Altoona. The Polk County Convention Complex is also 15 minutes from the motel. more...

Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona is 9.12 mi from Drake University located on 3225 Adventureland Drive Street in Altoona Click for Directions

Hotels offering a wide selection of accommodations are located within minutes from campus.
The closest hotel near Drake University Campus is Holiday Inn Express Des Moines, Iowa - 0.35 mi located on 1140 24th Street Street in Des Moines

Drake University is a 3 minute walk from this Des Moines, Iowa hotel. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and guest rooms provide cable TV and coffee facilities. Each room at the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-At Drake University is air conditioned and includes a work desk. Guests can also relax in the seating area. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities. The Holiday Inn Express Des Moines is 7 miles from the Blank Park Zoo. The hotel is located off Interstate 235 and 5 miles from Des Moines International Airport. more...
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Pet Friendly Hotels Near Drake UniversityPet Friendly Hotels

Days Inn Des Moines - West ClivePet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

1600 Northwest 114th Street,Clive,IA

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites FairgroundsPet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

410 East 30th Street,Des Moines,IA

Days Inn West Des MoinesPet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

1258 8th Street,West Des Moines,IA



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