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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: 10 / 10

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Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Hotel

1.61 mi / 2.59 km from Drake University


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Guest Score: 8.2 / 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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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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Budget Hotels
Days Inn By Wyndham Des Moines-west Clive

6.16 mi from Drake University


from $44 Book Now

1600 N.w 114th St.,Clive,IA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 3.8 / 10

Our guests count on free Wi-Fi and breakfast at the non-smoking Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines-West Clive. The three-story hotel provides 134 non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi and premium cable TV, as well as hairdryers and coffeemakers. The hotel`s daily continental breakfast buffet features, among other items, hot Belgian waffles, cereal and muffins. There`s a seasonal outdoor pool and sundeck on the premises, plus a business center and meeting space. Pets are welcome with an additional fee, and parking is free. The hotel, 15 minutes by car from downtown Des Moines, is one mile from Living History Farms and four miles from Drake University and Wells Fargo Arena. It`s eight miles to the Iowa State Fairgrounds and 14 miles to Adventureland Amusement Park, Prairie Meadows Casino and Des Moines International Airport. more...

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

3.76 mi from Drake University


from $45 Book Now

4755 Merle Hay Road,Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Free Internet Available

Guest Score: 7.7 / 10

Budget-friendly rates, along with perks like free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast buffet, prompt our guests to stay at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines. The three-story hotel provides 150 rooms with complimentary internet access, premium cable TV and free local phone calls. Rooms have microwaves and mini-fridges, which come in handy when far from home. A computer for guest use is available in the lobby, where guests gather in the morning for the complimentary continental breakfast buffet. Additional amenities include meeting space and a coin laundry. Pets are welcome with an extra fee. Parking is available. The hotel is three miles from Saylorville Lake, six miles from Des Moines Art Center and seven miles from Living History Farms, an interactive outdoor museum of rural life in the Midwest. Blank Park Zoo, the Des Moines Botanical Center and Adventureland Amusement Park are 10 miles away, and it`s a 15-mile drive to Des Moines International Airport. more...

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Motel 6 Des Moines West

8.11 mi from Drake University


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7655 Office Plaza Drive North,West Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 7.6 / 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...

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Super 8 By Wyndham Clive/w Des Moines

6.02 mi from Drake University


from $50 Book Now

11414 Forest Ave.,Clive,IA

 

Hotel with Free Breakfast

Guest Score: 6.3 / 10

The pet-friendly, non-smoking Super 8 West Des Moines/Clive offers free Wi-Fi, a fitness room with sauna and a complimentary breakfast served every morning. The Super 8 West is housed in a two-story brick building and offers 79 non-smoking rooms. Each room includes a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker and clock radio. Enjoy watching cable TV in your room or surfing the web on the free Wi-Fi. Start your day with a complimentary breakfast, and then hit the fitness center and sauna before heading out to local attractions. This hotel welcomes pets. The Super 8 is two blocks off I-80 and I-35, a 15-minute drive from downtown Des Moines. There are many dining options within walking distance. Valley West Mall is two miles away and Jordan Creek Town Center is only four miles away. Drive two miles to Living History Farms and go back in time. Des Moines International Airport is 14 miles away. more...

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Days Inn By Wyndham West Des Moines

3.08 mi from Drake University


from $51 Book Now

1258 8th Street,West Des Moines,IA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 5.6 / 10

Complimentary Wi-Fi and parking are good reasons to book Days Inn West Des Moines, where our guests can also enjoy an indoor pool. The two-story property`s 69 rooms come with coffeemakers, cable TVs, work desks, free Wi-Fi and free local calls. Relax with a leisurely swim in the indoor pool, and fuel up for the day at the free continental breakfast. Parking is also free. This Days Inn is less than seven miles west of downtown Des Moines and a five-minute drive from Des Moines University. There are several eateries within one mile of the hotel, and five miles away at Jordan Creek Town Center, you can dine on the restaurant boardwalk or experience some of the city`s best shopping. Roam among the park sculptures at Des Moines Art Center, two miles away, or head to Principal Park for a day of family fun at a Cubs game. It`s seven miles to Des Moines International Airport. more...

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

0.38 mi from Drake University


from $91 Book Now

1140 24th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 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 Hotel

1.61 mi from Drake University


from $100 Book Now

1050 Sixth Avenue,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 8.2 / 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. more...

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Des Lux Hotel

1.82 mi from Drake University


from $199 Book Now

800 Locust Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.2 / 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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Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

1.84 mi from Drake University


from $107 Book Now

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 h more...

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Holiday Inn Express-des Moines Downtown

2.09 mi from Drake University


from $115 Book Now

333 Southwest 11th Street,Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9 / 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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6 Best Hotels
Best Western Premier Ankeny Hotel

8.31 mi from Drake University


from $102 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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Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Altoona

8.11 mi from Drake University


from $114 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 fa more...

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Hampton Inn - Suites Des Moines-urbandale Ia

5.54 mi from Drake University


from $103 Book Now

8811 Plum Dr.,Urbandale,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 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 Intern more...

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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

2.34 mi from Drake University


from $103 Book Now

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 more...

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Towneplace Suites Des Moines West/jordan Creek

7.8 mi from Drake University


from $84 Book Now

125 South 68th Street,West Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.4 / 10

Apartment-style rooms boast free Wi-Fi and full kitchens, and breakfast is included in the rates, at the non-smoking TownePlace Suites by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek. Four floors house 99 modern rooms at the non-smoking TownePlace Suites. Layouts range from studios to two-bedroom suites, all with fully equipped kitchens, flat-panel TVs and free Wi-Fi. Days here start with a free buffet breakfast. Road warriors get work done in the business center while active types make use of the fitness area. The indoor pool is a great spot for families. Other pluses at this property are the guest laundry facilities, small convenience store and free parking. Pet-friendly rooms are available for a fee. Twenty minutes from downtown Des Moines, TownePlace Suites is across the street from Jordan Creek Town Center and within walking distance of several restaurants. The quaint storefronts and cafes of West Des Moines are within 15 minutes of the hotel, as are Raccoon River Park and a couple of golf courses. Downtown Des more...

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Homewood Suites By Hilton West Des Moines/sw Mall Area

7.86 mi from Drake University


from $101 Book Now

6220 Stagecoach Drive,West Des Moines,IA

 

Guest Score: 9.4 / 10

Dinner, drinks, breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking hit the jackpot on the list of freebies at the non-smoking Homewood Suites by Hilton West Des Moines/SW Mall Area. All 100 rooms at the five-story Homewood Suites come with full kitchens, sofa beds, free Wi-Fi, mp3 docks and flat-panel TVs. Complimentary goodies include a daily breakfast buffet as well as dinner and cocktails on select evenings. Year-round access is included to the indoor pool. The hotel also provides a relaxing hot tub plus fitness and business centers. On-site parking is free, and pets are allowed for an additional fee. This Homewood Suites offers guests a superb location surrounded by a variety of popular stores and restaurants in West Des Moines. Jordan Creek Town Center is about a mile away. Drive 12 miles east to attend events at the Wells Fargo Arena or Iowa Events Center. Blank Park Zoo is a hit for the whole family, 20 minutes southeast by car. The hotel is also within 12 miles of Des Moines International Airport. 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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Econo Lodge Urbandale from 43 $ .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...

Econo Lodge Urbandale is 6.03 mi from Drake University located on 10841 Douglas Avenue Street in Urbandale Click for Directions

The closest accommodation 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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Pet Friendly Hotels Near Drake UniversityPet Friendly Hotels

Econo Lodge UrbandalePet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

10841 Douglas Avenue,Urbandale,IA

Days Inn By Wyndham Des Moines-west ClivePet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

1600 N.w 114th St.,Clive,IA

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des MoinesPet Friendly Hotels Near Drake University

4755 Merle Hay Road,Des Moines,IA



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