The Ramada Tropics Resort and Conference Center Des Moines features two 160 foot 2-story high speed waterslides, pirate ship with four additional waterslides and a beached boat slide, lap pool, game pool and huge hot tub. All standard guest rooms receive 4 complimentary water park passes and two-room suites receive 6 complimentary water park passes. Additional passes may be purchased at the front desk. Race with your family and friends in one of our four NASCAR simulators. Then enjoy your favorite food or beverage in Castaways Bar & Grill or at our tropical Tiki Bar. We also feature a large arcade, huge fitness room with new state of the art equipment, business center and Treasure Chest Gift Shop. Reserve our ballroom or meeting space for your next event in Des Moines. Our newly renovated tropical guest rooms feature 37 Inch flat screen TVs, refrigerator, microwave, free high speed internet, new plush beds and bedding, in-room safes and over 50 cable channels.
The Ramada Tropics Resort and Conference Center Des Moines is located off Interstate 80/35 at Exit 131. We are Des Moines' only Water park Hotel. Our hotel is conveniently located to serve the communities of Ankeny, Clive, Johnston, West Des Moines, and Urbandale. All Des Moines area attractions are only minutes from the Ramada. The most popular tourist attractions are Iowa State Capitol, Prairie Meadows Race Track, Adventure land Amusement Park, Iowa Event Center, Drake University, Living History Farms, Wells Fargo Arena and Iowa State Fair Grounds.