Des Moines hotels

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Des Moines
May 24 — May 252
Des Moines
Tue 5/24
Wed 5/25

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Low season

December

High season

February

Average price (weeknight)

$120

Average price (weekend night)

$152
Cheapest month to stay with an average 13% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 47% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Des Moines hotels

Top rated hotels in Des Moines

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Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport - Des Moines - Lobby
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport - Des Moines - Lounge
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Des Moines Marriott Downtown - Des Moines - Living room
Des Moines Marriott Downtown - Des Moines - Living room
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
8.6 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines$265+
$265+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Hilton Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Restaurant
Hilton Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Restaurant
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
8.5 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines$244+
$244+
Airport shuttle
Pool
Des Lux Hotel - Des Moines - Lobby
Des Lux Hotel - Des Moines - Lobby
Des Lux Hotel
9.4 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines$223+
$223+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
Ac Hotel Des Moines East Village - Des Moines - Lounge
Ac Hotel Des Moines East Village - Des Moines - Lounge
Ac Hotel Des Moines East Village
8.7 Excellent
East Village$237+
$237+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport - Des Moines - Bedroom
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport - Des Moines - Bedroom
$168+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center - Des Moines - Pool
Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center - Des Moines - Pool
$183+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

Des Moines hotels near Des Moines Civic Center

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Homewood Suites Des Moines Airport - Des Moines - Lounge
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Lounge
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown
8.9 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines$200+
$200+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

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When to book a hotel in Des Moines

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Top tips for finding Des Moines hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Des Moines, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Des Moines in December and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Des Moines if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 71 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Des Moines accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Des Moines found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $80, while the most expensive was $385.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Des Moines for 2 days.
  • For visitors who want to spend time at the Iowa State Fairground, either to see the livestock sales, flea markets or various other shows such as trade or antique shows, that come to the fairground throughout the year, think about staying at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairground. This 2-star hotel is located next to the fairground and the surrounding area has a range of restaurants and bars. Ensure you check the program for the Iowa State Fairground beforehand to see what’s on.
  • For golfers visiting Des Moines, why not stay in the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines at Drake University? This 2-star hotel is a 6-minute drive from the Waveland Golf Course, which is an 18-hole course established in 1901. The course is the oldest municipal course west of the Mississippi River. The golf course has a Pro Shop at the club house in case you need to stock up on tees or golf balls.
  • If you want to stay in Downtown Des Moines to be in amongst the hustle and bustle of the city, you could stay at the 3-star Hyatt Palace Des Moines/Downtown, which is near various restaurants, shops and the Downtown Farmers’ Market of Des Moines. This area also boasts live music acts and shows, especially during the summer months.
  • Wanting to explore the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates and visit the gardens afterwards? Consider booking the Embassy Suites Hilton Des Moines, located on the bank of the Des Moines River. This 3-star hotel is a 1-minute drive away from the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates – a museum dedicated to a Nobel Peace Prize winner who was renowned for creating food programs to eliminate hunger.
  • If you want to explore the historical background of Des Moines, you could stay in the East Village, which is home to the Iowa State Capital Building and the State of Iowa Historical Museum. The 3-star AC Hotel Des Moines East Village is located within the East Village and from here you can wander around the area and take a look at some of the listed buildings.

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