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Hotel Renovo

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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This major construction project will include expanding the size of the existing structure to create a 102 room urban farm inspired hotel that will include a full service restaurant that Heart of America's culinary team is currently developing. The hotel and its rooms will be designed with a minimalist approach, to give guests a clean and relaxing atmosphere perfect for unwinding after a long day. Hotel rooms will be furnished with lavish bedding and spa like amenities, featuring the Beekman Brother's signature line of goat's milk soap. The restaurant will serve its food in a large-scale breakfast space and an open concept bar in the lobby. The bar will include a soft seating area for guests to enjoy a variety of libations along with chef inspired cuisine. Relaxation does not end inside property, an expansive porch will feature comfortable seating outdoors for hotel guests to enjoy. Known for providing an alternative to cookie cutter hotels, Heart of America Group designers will create a space that is unique to the Hotel Renovo, yet welcoming to guests from all around the world. For business and event needs, the hotel offers two meeting rooms configured with state of the art A/V equipment and can be configured to accommodate as many as 115 people. Catering for meetings and events will be available through the hotel's restaurant.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Business
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Des Moines Airport13 km
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was extremely impressed with this hotel. I usually stay in downtown Des Moines because I never knew this hotel existed. One of the things I am picky about with hotels is the cleanliness. This hotel was immaculately clean and the front desk staff was...More

Thank danielnYXW
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, what a great review! We're honored to hear that you loved Hotel Renovo so much that you'll be returning the next time you're in town. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel based on a colleague recommendation. The lobby is very inviting. It feels a little bit like Chip and Joanna Gaines decorated it from Fixer Upper. They have a nice dining area where they serve a buffet breakfast (plus beverage) for...More

Thank GeorgiaRed73
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you dining with us and providing your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Staff all welcoming. First night was lovely. Second night a nightmare! Room faced the lobby, with a window overlooking the swimming pool and next to the hotels event venue with the wedding reception’s band. The walls had all the sound insulation of a sheet of...More

Thank Marian R
Response from HotelRenovo, General Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Marian, I want to first apologize to you for not experiencing what Hotel Renovo is all about. Our goal here is to provide our guests with a luxurious and comfortable stay no matter what type of event is happening at the property. It appears...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We stayed here for two nights. Very contemporary, excellent service, helpful staff, nice pool and hot tub with a down home restaurant next door. All you can eat breakfast for $10.00. Limited bar and food facilities. It is all suites so a little spendy but...More

Thank R C
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded 4 October 2018

Hello, thank you for all of your wonderful feedback and your 5-star review! We are so glad you had a clean and comfortable stay at Hotel Renovo and we hope you choose to stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

This stay was the first night of a four day road trip. We like to stay in nice hotels when we travel, so picked this hotel based on website/4-star rating. We were a bit disappointed. It was okay, but room was smaller than the two...More

Thank marily21
Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel RenovoResponded 20 September 2018

I would like to apologize that you felt disappointed in your most recent stay at Hotel Renovo. I would love to receive some more information regarding your experience with us and hear what you believe we could improve upon. Please email me at ocronin@hoari.com to...More

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W1922MOpeterp
28 March 2018|
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Response from HotelRenovo | Property representative |
Hi there! Are shuttle transportation starts at 7:00AM and ends at 10:30PM. If you would like to book a shuttle please call the (515)-276-1126. Breakfast hours Monday through Friday are 6:30AM-9:30AM and Saturday/Sunday... More
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Nathan H
25 January 2017|
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Response from HotelRenovo | Property representative |
Good Morning! The minimum check in age is 21.
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IowaDisneyMom
15 January 2017|
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Response from 269yvonneb | Reviewed this property |
I believe our room was a Deluxe King. We had a king size bed, large bathroom and a sitting area with couch, chair and flat screen tv. Even though it was not a suite it was very nice.
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Room Tips
"If you don’t like stairs I won’t recommend the loft suite."
rc731
3 Oct 2018
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"rooms near the end of halls are best"
leifh345
13 Aug 2018
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"Don't rely on sleeper sofa for actual sleeping, very uncomfortable."
Travel_Bugm
8 Aug 2018
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"During winter, suggest ground floor rooms to experience snow :-)"
Murthy31
6 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$125 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
comfort suites at living history farms hotel urbandalecomfort suites urbandaleurbandale comfort suites
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Comfort Suites at Living History Farms
LOCATION
United StatesIowaUrbandale
NUMBER OF ROOMS
102
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