Stay 15 minutes from downtown Des Moines at our tranquil 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 an ideal base 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 our free, hot breakfast. 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.

Relax in airy rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, microwaves, and fridges

Decorated in soothing neutral tones, our spacious rooms and suites are equipped with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Bring your own drinks and snacks to store in the fridge, which is also perfect for chilling IPAs from Ankeny breweries. You can check your email with free Wi-Fi before stretching out on a plush bed to watch your favorite shows on the 42-inch flat-screen TV.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
You can keep your kids’ favorite drinks and snacks in the fridge in this family-friendly standard room.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Business trips are easier in this standard king room with a coffeemaker, free Wi-Fi, and a work desk.

Studio Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
After a day at Adventureland, settle on this suite’s sleeper sofa for a movie night complete with microwave popcorn.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Spoil your sweetheart with a stay in this special suite with a stress-relieving whirlpool and a plush king bed.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Planning a family vacation? This suite has a separate living room with a sleeper sofa so your crew can spread out.
Looking for a venue for a small business meeting, social gathering, or training seminar in the Greater Des Moines area? Book our event space at the Country Inn & Suites 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 about 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 a growing number of craft breweries. Check out the local 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 nearby attractions while you’re in the area:

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
The Ankeny Area Historical Society explores the past through period-furnished rooms and themed exhibits in a house dating back to 1905 and a contemporary 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 every six to 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 14-acre garden beside the Des Moines River.
2510 SE Tones Drive, Ankeny, Iowa 50021, United States

About 10 miles north of downtown Des Moines, the Country Inn & Suites is just off I-35 for easy travel into the heart of Iowa’s capital city. 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.

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