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Home2 Suites Des Moines at Drake University

First Hospitality Opens Home2 Suites Des Moines Drake University

Now open – 124 Rooms

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First Hospitality today announces the opening of Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines Drake University. Located on the Drake University campus at 2650 University Ave., the 124-room hotel expands First Hospitality's existing presence in Iowa.

Home2 Suites Des Moines offers queen and king suite-style accommodations. The hotel also features two meeting spaces totaling over 1,000 square feet, an indoor saline pool, an outdoor patio space with a firepit, and a sports kitchen is slated to open at the hotel in 2021. Home2 Suites Des Moines is led by General Manager Michael Weldon and Director of Sales and Marketing Renee Nash. Weldon brings nearly a decade of experience to his role working in the Des Moines hospitality community, which is complemented by Nash's marketing expertise.

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Home2 Suites by Hilton, one of the fastest-growing brands in Hilton’s history, is a mid-tier, all-suite, award-winning extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations with flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest.
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First Hospitality

First Hospitality is an award-winning, hotel management, acquisition, development, and consulting company. Thriving for more than three decades—since Stephen L. Schwartz started the business in 1985, the company operates distinct lifestyle properties across 19 brands throughout the U.
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history.
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