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Iowa Courtyard by Marriott Earns Platinum Circle Award for 2011

Ankeny Hotel Exhibits Exceptional Guest Service and Satisfaction

ANKENY, IA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 -- Positive recognition is the most sought-after feedback a hotel can receive -- even more so when it comes from peers. So it is with great pleasure that the Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny announces that it has been awarded the Marriott Platinum Circle Award for the second consecutive year.

Presented to hotels that complete the year in the top 5% on guest satisfaction surveys of all Courtyard by Marriott hotels, the Platinum Circle is one of Marriott International's highest property-level awards. The surveys are based on company standards for exceptional customer service and guest relations. In 2010 the Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines Ankeny ended the year at 34 out of a total of 808 Courtyards and in 2011 finished at 14 out of 821 Courtyards.

Located between Des Moines and Ames along I-35, this Des Moines, Iowa, hotel features an open and inviting lobby, interactive GoBoard® with touchscreen info on-the-go, free Wi-Fi, Courtyard Café with delicious made-to-order breakfast options, and a spacious conference center.

Guests can unwind in this Des Moines hotel's lobby bar, heated indoor pool, hot tub and 24-hour fitness center, unique among other hotels in Des Moines. Guest rooms feature plush bedding, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, small appliances, free Wi-Fi and functional workspaces.

For guests requiring Des Moines meeting rooms, the hotel's lovely Grand Ballroom is the perfect location for wedding receptions, business meetings and events for up to 450 guests. Our Executive Chef & seasoned staff make every event memorable. Guests also enjoy our proximity to local favorites like Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Adventureland and John Deere. When looking for Des Moines IA lodging, the Courtyard is a reliable travel destination.

Find out more about the Platinum Circle Award-winning Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny by contacting the hotel directly at 1-515-422-5555 or visiting http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dsman-courtyard-des-moines-ankeny/.

About Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny
This spacious, contemporary Adventureland hotel is just minutes from Des Moines and offers convenient access to Interstate 35. Unforgettable when compared to other Ankeny hotels, the Courtyard Des Moines offers 116 rooms and 3 suites on 4 floors. As a premier hotel for business, the Courtyard has an outstanding 6-room conference center with over 6,000 sq. ft of total meeting space that can comfortably accommodate up to 350 guests.

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Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny
T: 515.422.5555
F: 515.422.5500
Name: Steve Peters
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Website Address: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dsman-courtyard-des-moines-ankeny/

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