Property Location: With a stay at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest in Urbandale, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Wells Fargo Arena and Adventureland. This hotel is 5 mi (8 km) from Drake University and 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from Iowa Events Center. Rooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 198 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Partially open bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and microwaves, as well as phones with free local calls. Amenities: Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, shopping on site, and a ballroom. Guests can get around on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 2 mi. Dining: Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee. Business, Other Amenities: Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.