DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Iowa

MCLEAN, Va.—DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of the newly renovated, full-service 100-room DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport. Formerly a Radisson, the hotel is owned and operated by Heart of America Group under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide.

In an announcement, Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “The DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport marks our brand’s entry into Iowa. Des Moines is a major business hub for the region as well as a robust market that provides a variety of leisure activities for all ages. We are confident the hotel is well-placed for success in the market and look forward to a long partnership with Heart of America.”

Heart of America Group’s in-house design team completed renovations in all areas of the hotel. Guest rooms feature new carpeting, window treatments, furniture, and bedding. Guestroom bathrooms were redone in their entirety. Patterned carpets, new lighting, and window treatments are new elements in the function space which includes a 648 square foot meeting room. The lobby features a fireplace, business center, and new lobby lounge. The hotel also includes a heated indoor swimming pool with new deck furniture.


The guestrooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport feature a single king size or two queen beds; granite bathrooms; mini-fridge; work desks with ergonomic chairs; high-definition, LCD TVs; MP3-compatible alarm clocks; Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree Sleep Experience; and complimentary high-speed internet access.

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