We have the perfect, affordable hotel room for your next trip. For excellent service and attractive rooms, CALL 515-278-0271 or book online!


We offer spacious meeting rooms and conference facilities to accommodate all of your business travel needs. From company retreats to employee holiday parties, we provide local and out-of-state guests the tools to host a successful event.


18,000 square foot indoor Water Park with Poolside Tiki Bar

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Water Park Hours

Poolside Bar


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We understand the rigors of business travel and strive to make your stay productive and comfortable. Learn more.

Business Travel


Are you in need of space for a wedding reception or family reunion? The talented staff at Ramada Tropics Resort will help plan and organize your big day.

Special Occasions

With a 5,200-square-foot Ballroom and over 10,000 square feet of flexible breakout space, the Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center is an elegant venue for your wedding reception and special events in Des Moines.

Offering a catering menu that will surely satisfy each and every one of your guests, our experienced staff will assist with every detail of your wedding, reception, or special event. From the table linens to the dessert choice, the Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center will exceed your expectations!

If you are in need of venues in Des Moies, Iowa, for a spacious banquet or a lavish wedding or reception, our experienced and fully equipped staff will serve all of your event needs!

Amenities Overview [PDF]

Our Pre-Conference Space in the North and East Lobbies offers 2500' square feet of space for exhibits, registrations, or cocktail receptions.

Room Sq Footage Dimensions Banquet Classroom Theater
Main Ballroom 5200' 73'2"x73'2" 360 250 500
Ballroom - NE 1300' 36'6" x37'1" 90 64 125
Ballroom - SE 1300' 36'6" x37'1" 90 64 125
Ballroom - W 2600' 73'2" x 36'8" 180 125 250
Salon A 490' 15'6"x31'4" 30 24 60
Salon B 490' 15'6"x31'4" 30 24 60
Salon C 490' 15'6"x31'4" 30 24 60
Salon D 490' 15'6"x31'4" 30 24 60
Salon A&B 980' 31'2"x31'4" 60 40 100

Ultimate Birthday Party Special

A hotel room reservation at Ramada Tropics Resort of a standard or poolside double queen or king room includes four water park wrist bands. A double queen or king suite room includes six water park wrist bands. (Room rates vary.)

  • 6 additional water park wrist bands***
  • 3 Large Pizzas
  • 3 Pitchers of Pop
  • Paper Products (plates, napkins, cups, plastic forks and spoons)
  • A table for your party, with a reserved 90-minute time frame

The cost to add the Ultimate Birthday Party Package to your room reservation is only $150.00 plus tax and gratuity.

***You can add up to two additional wristbands for $15 each.

Birthday Party Flyer (pdf)