Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
Splash the day away at our water park
Stay connected with our free WiFi and stay active in our fitness center. Fun beckons in our arcade as well as our 18,000-square-foot water park, which features several slides and a pirate ship play center. Our guestrooms are equipped with microwave, mini-refrigerator, and flat-screen TV, or upgrade to a poolside suite or suite with jetted hot tub. We are a 100% non-smoking hotel and feature extensive event facilities for business and social gatherings.
Explore the Region
Play the odds, thrill to rides, or shop until you drop near our hotel
Shop to your heart's content at nearby Merle Hay Mall or ride the roller coasters and raging rivers at Adventureland amusement park. If you feel lucky, play the slots at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino. A night out on the town is easy with a visit downtown to the Iowa Events Center, where you can watch sports, attend an event, or see big-name entertainment.
Castaways Bar and Grill
Enjoy a casual meal in the festive resort atmosphere of Castaways Bar and Grill, our onsite restaurant. Our Des Moines hotel also features a modern Tiki bar.
The Perfect Space for Your Meeting or Event
With 10,000 square feet of event space, our hotel features 6 meeting rooms, which can be arranged to accommodate 350 banquet guests. Plan your next meeting or special event with us. We also arrange great rates for groups — large or small.