Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel near Blank Park Zoo


Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Blank Park Zoo, Fort Des Moines Museum, and A. H. Blank Golf Course. Southridge Mall is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a snack bar/deli. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business center, and conference rooms are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 140 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport

1810 Army Post Road Des Moines IA 50315

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 13 April 2016 to 30 November 2016 (completion date subject to change).
The following facilities will be closed from 22 August 2016 to 30 November 2016 (dates subject to change):
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Dining venue
  • Business center
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport provides a waterslide and a fitness center. The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 10000 square feet (929 square meters) include conference space. This Des Moines hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and coffee/tea in a common area. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in November 2016.

Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport is a smoke-free property.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 140 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Waterslide 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1974 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a waterslide, an indoor pool, and a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Magnuson Hotel Moines Airport
  • Magnuson Moines Airport
  • Ramada Hotel Moines Airport
  • Ramada Moines Airport
  • Ramada Des Moines Airport Iowa
  • Ramada

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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