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Hotel Renovo

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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
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Located a few miles outside of central Des Moines, this property is located on the grounds of Living History Farms, in Urbandale. It's just off I-80, but traffic can be an issue at times. This is a very modern property, with a lively lobby bar. They have a swimming pool and a
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Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo
Responded 30 Aug 2018
We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Hotel Renovo and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We hope you'll choose to stay with us again the next time you're visiting Des Moines.
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What a nice place to stay. Friendly staff. Very nice clean and spacious rooms. Great location to major highways and the airport. Downtown only 20 to 25 minuets away. Breakfast is available at a very reasonable price. There is a funky place to eat next door-the Machine Shed.
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Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo
Responded 28 Aug 2018
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our location and we hope to see you at Hotel Renovo again soon.
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I liked this hotel. PROS: clean, comfy and close to where I needed to be. Nice bartender and outdoor space. CONS: master power switch idea is a pain, bar is small, breakfast is expensive. I would return for sure though.
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Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo
Responded 28 Aug 2018
Hi Gene! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay. I will be sure to forward on your comments so that they may be addressed internally. We hope to see you back at Hotel Renovo again soon!
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We combined a business and pleasure trip to Des Moines and staying at the Renovo was an unexpected highlight of our visit. From the front desk staff to management to the bar staff and cleaning staff, everyone was welcoming, efficient, and helpful. The amenities including a large
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Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo
Responded 14 Aug 2018
Leif, thank you for your amazing review! We're thrilled to hear that you loved everything (and everyone!) during your stay at Hotel Renovo. We look forward to seeing you again, soon!
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I recently stayed here for a few nights while visiting family. First impression is that the lobby is clean and modern, and the front desk staff is very kind and helpful! Our room, the gym, and pool area were also clean and modern. (The only downside is that the pool area
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Response from MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo
Responded 10 Aug 2018
Hello, thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am very sorry to hear that some of your visit was not up to expectations. Please know that I have shared your review with our management team so they can correct the issues you encountered. If you would like to speak further, please contact us at lsparkman@hoari.com.
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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 6:30AM-10:00AM. We hope to see you at Hotel Renovo soon! Refresh,Relax,Renew
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Good Morning! The minimum check in age is 21.
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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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If I remember correctly there are balconies around the pool area. Depending on when you will be visiting they have outside patios near the activity area. Those looked very nice and comfy.
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"If you don’t like stairs I won’t recommend the loft suite."
"rooms near the end of halls are best"
"Don't rely on sleeper sofa for actual sleeping, very uncomfortable."
"During winter, suggest ground floor rooms to experience snow :-)"
"The loft is really nice, but NOT if you are the one sleeping on the pull out sofa!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$162 - US$202 (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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