Ramada Tropics Resort Conference Center Des Moines

5000 Merle Hay Road Des Moines 50322 USA
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Ramada Tropics Resort Conference Center Des Moines


5000 Merle Hay Road, 50322, Des Moines USA | 5.7 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +1(515)2780271 | Fax:+1(515)2768172 | Official Homepage


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Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Bathroom with shower,
  • Ironing board,
  • Television,
  • Hairdryer,
  • Electric kettle,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Telephone,
  • Room safe,
  • Cable TV,
  • Internet,
  • Microwave,
  • Refrigerator,
  • Cost of wireless internet in rooms

Hotel features

  • Gym,
  • Parking lot,
  • Pets allowed,
  • Hotel safe,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • 24-hour reception

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The Danish Windmill Museum

The Danish Windmill Museum

Located in the largest Danish community in the United States, Elk Horn, Iowa the Danish Windmill is the only working windmill in the United States. It was originally built and used in Norre Snede, Denmark in 1848. A group of citizens of Elk Horn wanted to bring a windmill to Elk Horn and found this one which was being used to generate electricity in 1975. They arranged for Danish craftsmen to disassemble and carefully mark the parts. They were then shipped to Elk Horn arriving in November of 1975. There they were carefully reassembled over the course of 1976 to its current working condition with a stone mill and wooded gears. There is a gift shop, which is free to enter but a tour of the building costs $2. The hours of operation is Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Sunday hours 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The windmill is located in the center of town. It is open every day of the year except Christmas and New Years Day.