Stay just outside Des Moines at our modern hotel in Ankeny

Whether you’re visiting the Des Moines metro area to tour a college, catch a concert at Wells Fargo Arena, or attend a business conference, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ankeny, IA provides a comfortable stay near the Iowa capital. In a quiet waterside setting just off I-35, our family-friendly hotel is within a 10-mile drive of thrilling roller coasters at Adventureland Park and the stunning geodesic-domed conservatory at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.

After a day on the road, head to our light-filled indoor pool area for a refreshing dip or a soak in the hot tub. You can get your mornings off to a great start with a workout in our fitness center followed by a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles. If you need to print out tickets or meeting notes, the computer and printer in our business center make it easy. In between outings, enjoy free coffee by the lobby fireplace or out on the patio during warm weather. We also have an outdoor grill for our guests’ use so you can treat your family to a cookout. Traveling with a tour group or sports team? Ask about our special group rates.

Unwind in our rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, microwaves, and fridges

Decorated in soothing neutral tones, our spacious rooms are equipped with amenities to help you relax, including free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. You can bring your own drinks and snacks to store in the mini fridge or chill IPAs from local breweries. If you’re traveling with a group, consider our studio or one-bedroom suites, which offer a sleeper sofa.

2 Queen Beds

  •  400 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
With a mini fridge and a microwave, this standard room lets you keep your favorite drinks and snacks on hand.

King Bed

  •  400 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Make your business trip more comfortable in this standard room with free Wi-Fi and a work desk. 

Studio Suite-2 Queen Beds

  •  500 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
After a day at Adventureland, settle on this suite’s sleeper sofa for a movie night complete with microwave popcorn.
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Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  400–500 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Feel your cares melt away in this upgraded suite that features a private two-person whirlpool.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ankeny, IA - King Bed

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  450 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Your crew can spread out in this spacious suite featuring a separate living room with a sleeper sofa.
Looking for a venue for a small business meeting, social gathering, or training seminar in the Greater Des Moines area? Book our event space and take advantage of audiovisual equipment rental, discount packages for groups, and help from our knowledgeable team. We can even create a customized website for your event to keep your guests informed of all the details.


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A short drive from top family attractions like the summertime fun zone Adventureland Park, our hotel also places you near shopping, dining, and local taprooms. Check out the Iowa art scene at the Ankeny Art Center, or explore independent boutiques and buzzing eateries in the recently developed District at Prairie Trail. Looking to stretch your legs after meetings? Play a round at the 18-hole Otter Creek Golf Course, or take a walk on the extensive network of local hiking and biking trails. Discover these standouts while you’re here:

Adventureland Park

5.15 mi / 8.29 km from the hotel
Board a roller coaster or a fun family ride at this seasonal amusement park. During the summer, don’t miss Breaker Beach Wavepool and the Caribbean Cruiser lazy river at Adventure Bay water park.

Ankeny Area Historical Society

2.36 mi / 3.79 km from the hotel
Explore Ankeny’s past through period-furnished rooms and themed exhibits in a house dating back to 1905 and a barn-style museum building.

Ankeny Art Center

2.91 mi / 4.69 km from the hotel
The Ankeny Art Center offers art classes and showcases work by Iowa artists with exhibits that change roughly every eight weeks.

Blank Park Zoo

12.99 mi / 20.9 km from the hotel
Meet giraffes, African lions, red pandas, sea lions, and more at this 22-acre Des Moines zoological park, home to more than 1,400 inhabitants from over 100 animal species.

Drake University

8.18 mi / 13.17 km from the hotel
Attend a concert, an art exhibition, or a Bulldogs basketball game on Drake’s 150-acre campus near downtown Des Moines.

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

7.72 mi / 12.43 km from the hotel
A world of plant life, including an impressive bonsai collection, awaits you at this 12-acre garden beside the Des Moines River.
2510 SE Tones Drive, Ankeny, Iowa 50021, United States

About 10 miles north of downtown Des Moines, our hotel just off I-35 makes traveling into the heart of Iowa’s capital city a breeze. Our serene waterside location is close to several family restaurants and shopping centers and a short drive from popular attractions like Adventureland Park and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. We are also less than half an hour from Des Moines International Airport (DSM).