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Des Lux Hotel - Des Moines - Building
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9.4 Excellent (497 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Offering the largest rooms in Des Moines, The Des Lux Hotel is an excellent choice for guests wanting more than an ordinary hotel experience. Centrally located, the Des Lux Hotel is a short ride from the Des Moines International Airport, Sky Glider East, Sky Glider West, and Adventureland. Its also within walking distance to the Des Moines Civic Center, the State Capitol Building, and The Science Center of Iowa. The Des Lux Hotel prides itself on its luxurious accommodations. Many of its rooms and suites come equipped with fireplaces and whirlpools. All rooms are equipped with free high-speed wifi, air-conditioning, safes, and snack bars. It also offers accessible rooms for guests with disabilities. Guests can take advantage of its 24 hours, 6,000-foot fitness center. Other amenities include a steam room, spa facilities, sauna, hot tub, jacuzzi, locker rooms, and for an additional charge, massage services. It also comes equipped with a business center where guests can fax, photocopying and use its computers. Guests can also reserve meeting and banquet rooms. For guests wishing to dine in, a complimentary full breakfast is provided. There is also a full-service bar, known for having the best martinis in the city. Looking for lunch and dinner options? Centro restaurant, known for its Italian cuisine, is a few steps away, as are Malo, Django, Bubba, and 801 Chophouse. Guests looking to take a break from the ordinary will find what they are looking for at the Des Lux Hotel. With its unique decor, proximity to both the airport and downtown, and its variety of amenities, guests will be treated to top-notch comfort in luxurious surroundings.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Spacious room with the fireplace a comfortable bed a large immaculate bathroom and nice amenities
Cons: Location is a bit far from walkable restaurants and nightlife. The television in my room did not work and although the staff did everything they could to help make it work it just would not. Limited room service options. Late night dining not available
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Big rooms
Cons: Break fast, parking
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful rooms Fireplace Chef at breakfast to make omelette and waffles to order Great breakfast selection Parking garage across the street
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Warm, European feel
Cons: Cold fries with room service meal
7.1 Good
Pros: location to downtown activities were great.
Cons: Rude Manager that would not honor an email I received that confirmed a sleeper sofa. We were up charged for a roll a way bed. The staff was not knowledgeable about downtown events or directions.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Comfortable beds. Beautiful property. Friendly staff.
Cons: That I couldn't stay longer....
9.4 Excellent
Cons: Mistakes in room service meal
Overview
AC Hotels by Marriott hotels reflect the souls of the cities in which they reside. They offer a unique combination of quality, timeless European design, comfort and true authenticity. It's a whole new way to travel. Stylish Hotels for Urban Spirits, a new way to connect to the city.
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Boasting a central location off I-235, in the center of downtown Des Moines, the welcoming Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown, IA offers wonderful views over the Des Moines River and easy access to shops, restaurants, businesses and popular attractions. Principal Park, the Iowa Cubs Home Field, the Civic Center and Stoner Theatre are just minutes away. Guests at this hotel in downtown Des Moines, IA, can enjoy close proximity to the Historic East Village, the Iowa State Capitol and the Wells Fargo Arena. Unwind an inviting guest room or suite, where you can check emails with free WiFi at the ergonomic desk, watch movies on the 39-inch HDTV, heat snacks in the microwave, chill drinks in the refrigerator and sleep soundly on the clean and fresh Hampton bed. Take advantage of the leisure amenities at this hotel in downtown Des Moines, IA. Work out in the free fitness center and swim in the heated indoor pool. Every morning, join us at Hampton’s free hot breakfast buffet. Buy snacks in the 24-hour Suite Shop and enjoy free tea and coffee in the hotel lobby, any time of the day or night. Stay productive in the free, 24-hour business center or hold an event for up to 50 people in the 1,200 sq. ft meeting room, equipped with contemporary A/V equipment. Friendly service, clean rooms, comfortable surroundings, every time. If you’re not satisfied, we don’t expect you to pay. That’s our commitment and your guarantee. That’s 100% Hampton.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: The hotel was beautiful and in a great location, my room also had a great view!
7.1 Good
Pros: New so spotless, but located close to train tracks. And the trains come through overnight. We were there in February, and our fourth-floor room was overly warm. Had to turn on A/C! Our double room was smallish, but had a great river view. Staff is best feature -- courteous, solicitous and friendly. I called later about an item we left behind. They located it and helped arrange to ship it back to us. I would stay again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything about this hotel was fantastic! New construction and facilities made for a great stay. The staff was respectful and accommodating in every possible fashion. Thrilled to have been able to stay here and be so close to downtown Des Moines for the Des Moines marathon! If I come back to downtown Des Moines for a weekend getaway this will be where I stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I just spent the one night, but everything was nice and clean. Also the view of the river was great. I would stay here again.
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Welcome to the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown. Premiering the new Formula Blue concept, the hotel is located within the newly developed Gray's Landing. The hotel is centrally located just south of Martin Luther King Highway, right outside of Downtown Des Moines and only 4.2 miles from Des Moines International Airport. Business travelers can benefit from the close proximity of our Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown to many nearby companies including Wells Fargo and Principal Financial Group. Our nonsmoking Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown offers easy access to attractions including the Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa Events Center, Science Museum, Principal Park and the Des Moines River. Hotel guests can enjoy our on-site amenities and family friendly accommodations including a variety of room and suite types, an indoor pool, Suite Shop, flexible meeting space, on-site laundry, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and complimentary Express Start breakfast. Guests can also experience our onsite health club fully equipped with state of the art equipment newly designed with your health and wellness in mind. Guests will experience a new concept hotel, blending the traditional Holiday Inn Express standards with the savvy new Formula Blue look and feel.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Employees were super friendly and nice. Great breakfast area, clean and neat, great food & a very cheerful employee working breakfast area on 8/7/2016
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Rooms was spacious and very clean. Whole hotel had the feeling it was just recently opened for use!
Cons: Room was very noisy. The sewer drain pipe ran down through the wall and you could hear it running water all the time.
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Enjoy the hometown hospitality at this Baymont Inn and Suites Des Moines Airport, minutes from Des Moines International Airport and close to major interstates, Willow Creek Golf Course, Drake University and downtown Des Moines. Smoking is not allowed at this lodging, which offers complimentary wireless Internet and complimentary breakfast. Refresh your wardrobe with laundry services, work out in the exercise center and relax in the heated indoor pool, hot tub and game room. For all your business and event needs this hotel offers extensive meeting and event facilities, including ballroom, banquet facilities and conference rooms. A shuttle is available and there is complimentary parking for all vehicles. Select rooms feature microwave and refrigerator, ideal for longer stays, and there is no charge for kids through age 17 when accompanied by adults.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Big room. Clean and friendly staff
Cons: Limited parking
9.3 Excellent
Pros: even though this is not a 4 star or a 5 star hotel the staff from day one went above and beyond to make me and my guest feel comfortable. on days that we really did not want to get going early in the morning it was nice to just lounge around there at the hotel and then in the afternoon go sightseeing. the front desk lady by the name of Lindsey was fantastic. she was awesome and really caring we actually became friends while I was staying there.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, the pool was warm which was a plus.
Cons: The guy in the breakfast area was a little over the top. He was a bit growley pushing people through like cattle.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Was great facility with excellent accommodations and service
Cons: Liked it all
7.7 Good
Pros: Our room was comfortable & clean. The breakfast had a decent amount of variety.
Cons: The pool was scheduled to be adults only from 10-11, but this was clearly not enforced, as there were kids splashing around in both the pool & hot tub at 10:55 BOTH nights. We lost electricity for a few hours one morning which would have been troublesome if we had an important meeting to be at. The fire alarms also went off at one point. The hotel was smoke free, but there were smokers hanging out within 2 feet of the door pretty much at all times, at all hotel entrances.
2.8 Mediocre
Pros: The room was clean. Breakfast included was very well done. Lots of great options offered and food was fresh.
Cons: Not well updated. No ice machine in whole building. Existing ice machine has obviously been out service for weeks. There was actual dust. Room was not a good value.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location to Airport, Cleanliness, staff was fantastic!!!!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: everyone there was very friendly. many amenity. very clean
Cons: I cant say anything bad. it was awesome
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was a privilege to stay here. The staff was friendly abd nice, the room amazing. The hit breakfast was better then I expected. Overall awesome place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Not fancy, but very clean and quiet with good amenities.
Overview Reviews
Welcome to the new Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott near the Des Moines Airport. We offer a complimentary shuttle to the airport. We are the perfect hotel for business and leisure trips. You will enjoy our 82 wonderfully decorated guest rooms and suites featuring the luxurious new "Green Tea Bedding Package" with its vibrant colors and rich linens. Hotel highlights include a hot deluxe-continental breakfast, well-equipped business center, 24/7 exercise room, heated pool and spa, The Market offering food 24/7, guest laundry, and LCD flat screen TVs in all guest rooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi, HSIA is available throughout the hotel and wired HSIA in all guest rooms. We are minutes from EDS, HP, Wells Fargo, Principal, Meredith, Allied Insurance, UPS, Iowa Health Systems, and CDS. At the Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport, you're our #1 priority. We promise you'll be satisfied, or we'll make it right. That's our commitment to you. Ask us about The Fairfield 100% Guarantee.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean and comfortablek
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Welcome to Our Convenient Des Moines Airport Hotel Our newly renovated hotel in Des Moines is situated in a prime location adjacent to the Des Moines International Airport and just minutes from downtown Des Moines. Convenient access to the Highway 5 bypass, I-35 & I-80 makes travel in and out of the city easy. The Doubletree by Hilton offers an upscale and modern atmosphere with guest services and connected to award winning Johnny's Italian Steakhouse. Guests of the Doubletree by Hilton Des Moines Airport can enjoy a variety of suites, a fitness center, heated indoor pool, whirlpool and 24-hour business center. Book your guest room online today and enjoy the comfortable accommodations and the ideal location of our Doubletree by Hilton Des Moines hotel. Our newly renovated Hotel in Des Moines offers complimentary airport shuttle service combined with a great location which includes easy access to a number of exciting Des Moines attractions. Des Moines International Airport Blank Park Zoo Legacy Golf Course Jasper Winery Iowa Events Center Principal Park (Home of the Iowa Cubs) Wells Fargo Arena Greys Lake Recreation Area Hoyt Sherman Place Civic Center of Des Moines Science Center of Iowa and Blank IMAX Pappajohn Sculpture Garden Art Center of Iowa Knoxville Raceway Prairie Meadows Casino Iowa Speedway Jordan Creek Mall Botanical Center State Capital Historic Valley Junction Historical Building Rooms Our newly renovated hotel rooms and suites feature complimentary high-speed wireless internet access in-room safes coffee makers hair dryers and irons/ironing boards 37inch flat screen television and luxurious and Sweet Dreams Bed Experience. Our whirlpool suites feature a fireplace and thick terry robes. Our extended stay suites feature a spacious living area. Our Des Moines airport hotel also offers room service from Johnny*s Italian Steakhouse and daily hot breakfast buffet. Perfect for fueling up before catching an early morning flight. Groups and Meetings Reserve our Des Moines Hotel*s Meeting Rooms for corporate meeting and social events of up to 60 people also our hotel*s meeting rooms feature superb meeting facilities are equipped with the complimentary hi speed internet access. You*ll also enjoy catering services from Johnny*s Italian Steakhouse and a wide array of other convenient amenities. Dining Dine at our Doubletree by Hilton Johnny*s Italian Steakhouse and our award winning on site restaurant is known for its delicious food and specialty cocktails. Guest can choose from classic Italian dishes as well as steaks fresh seafood and an extensive wine list. Fell like staying in. Our Des Moines hotel also offers room service.
6.5 Good
Cons: Online it stated that breakfast was included but failed to mention that it was only with an additional cost.
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The Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown is the only all-suite, extended stay hotel in downtown Des Moines, which sits on the scenic river, close to Principal Park, Court Avenue Entertainment District, Science Center of Iowa and the Iowa Events Center. We have spacious studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites, all with a living area, a fully equipped kitchen, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Grab a bite to eat each morning at our complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Unwind at our complimentary evening social Monday through Wednesday which includes a light meal or snacks and beverages. To keep in the best shape, stop by our fitness center and indoor pool for strengthening your body and soul. Experience Midwestern hospitality at our downtown Des Moines hotel during AnimeIowa and the Des Moines Arts Festival. All registering guests must be 21 years or older. Our on-site parking garage is available for a $15/day fee. When using GPS devices for directions, please enter the address 160 Vine Street, Des Moines.
8.0 Excellent
Cons: Parking situation
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Des Moines Hotel's Central Location Delivers SatisfactionPoised right in the heart of the city in an up-and-coming renaissance neighborhood, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Des Moines at Drake University is revolutionizing the contemporary travel experience. Less than 1.5 miles from downtown and seconds from major businesses and attractions, this hotel is the smart choice for a productive stay in Des Moines.The hotel's guests have no trouble accessing the vibrant campus of Drake University, which is within walking distance of the property. Major downtown businesses are just around the corner, as well.Des Moines, Iowa and all it has to offer are at your disposal from this hotel's location. Distinguished from other Des Moines hotels near Drake University, this is the only hotel actually located on campus. Other attractions, including Adventureland Amusement Park and the Iowa State Fair, are just minutes away, and they're sure to make for a memorable vacation in Des Moines.The hotel's location near Drake University, its friendly staff and the cutting-edge amenities ensure a positive experience. Guests can surf the Web using free wireless Internet access, and start each day off right at the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar. Call to reserve your room today, and "Stay Smart" in Des Moines.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Sure this is not a five-star hotel, but really it was please, staff was friendly, and the room was well appointed.
Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center - Des Moines - Building
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8.6 Excellent (841 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Find spacious accommodations and friendly service at the Comfort Inn and Suites Event Center hotel in Des Moines, IA. Nearby sites and activities include the Des Moines Botanical Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, Drake University and the Science Center of Iowa. Enjoy amenities like free breakfast, free WiFi, free airport transportation, an indoor heated pool and exercise room. Rooms include a TV, hair dryer, coffee maker and safe. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: clean and comfortable
Cons: difficult to find the breakfast room--have to go through a scuffed up door that looks like it's the entrance to a janitor's closet. Once we were in, however, the food and the coffee were just fine.
7.7 Good
Pros: The location being close to the Iowa Events Center is perfect.
Cons: We had a double bed room and both beds felt completely worn out. The mattress' dipped in the middle. Could not get comfortable, poor nights sleep.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was helpful and friendly! The room was clean and comfortable. The mattress was quite hard but the down comforter and pillows made up for it. The restaurant had friendly bartenders and good drinks. Didn't try the food but saw what others near us were ordering and it looked yummy. Overall we had a great hotel stay and I would go here again. Great value also!
Cons: Halls were smelly, no fridge
Hilton Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Building
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8.8 Excellent (53 reviews)
Overview
Daily Mandatory Charge will be added to the room rate and includes: IEC Facility Fee. Welcome to Hilton Des Moines Downtown, a bright and modern hotel in step with the tech-centric area. Part of the Des Moines Skywalk system, the hotel is connected to the Iowa Events Center - perfect for convention attendees - and offers quick access to offices, local dining and Des Moines attractions. We have plenty of conveniences for your stay, including a signature restaurant, indoor pool, fitness center, and 14,000 sq. ft. of stylish event space. It's easy to work or relax in our modern guest rooms. Draw the black-out curtains for a great night's sleep, then greet the day with a cup of coffee and a cozy bathrobe. WiFi access, a 42-inch TV, large work space, MP3 connectivity, in-room safe, and deluxe bath products add comfort to your stay. Our Des Moines hotel has guests covered. Take a dip in the heated indoor pool, or work out in the complimentary, 24-hour fitness center. Our convenience shop and business center are open 24 hours, and we're happy to provide high chairs, cribs and dining menus for children. Our hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to Des Moines International Airport. Please see the Front Desk for more details or to arrange a ride.
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport - Des Moines - Bedroom
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8.4 Excellent (467 reviews)
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When you stay at Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport in Des Moines, you'll be in the business district, within a 15-minute drive of Wells Fargo Arena and Des Moines Civic Center. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
9.1 Excellent
Cons: My room was right across from the ice machine and it was very loud. I would put a door on the ice machine area and put a more sound proof door on the those rooms
7.6 Good
Pros: Great value for a clean, comfortable room. It's not the nicest hotel, but they have thought of the essentials. The hotel is right by the airport, which was great for our early departure. Otherwise, it's about 15-20 minutes to get into the downtown area but the drive is easy.
Cons: Everything was pretty nice. If I had to comment on one thing, the room appeared updated but the bathroom was a bit dated. It was still clean and functional, but cramped for my wife and I.
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EXCELLENT SERVICE AND CONVENIENT LOCATION The Holiday Inn Downtown offers business and leisure travelers a comfortable stay with premium amenities at an affordable cost. Corporate travelers benefit from the close proximity to downtown offices, including Principal Financial, Nationwide Insurance, Wellmark, Wells Fargo, and CenturyLink as well as Mercy, Methodist and Lutheran Hospitals. We provide complimentary airport shuttle and local shuttle to these locations. Complimentary parking and Wifi are included as well. Our hotel features 6 flexible meeting rooms that can be arranged in variety of styles. "Top of the the Tower" banquet room has the only panoramic view of the downtown skyline. Winner of Best Place for Receptions and Corporate Events 5 years in a row! We are located next to the Iowa Events Center, Wells Fargo Arena and other downtown areas. Court Avenue, and East Village are all within our shuttle radius. In addition to the many restaurants and one of a kind shops, we are close to the Civic Center, Principal Park IA Cubs, Botanical Gardens, State Capitol, James Cownie Sports Complex, Iowa State Fairgrounds and more.Our rooms include 37" HDTV with DirecTV and HBO, Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, ample electrical outlets and USB ports for all your electronic needs.Check in to the Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus Hotel! Our dedicated staff is here to welcome you and make your stay comfortable and enjoyable!
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Close to Downtown Des Moines and the interstate. The staff was very nice and helpful. The breakfast buffet was pretty good, and everything was very clean. Our room had a great view of downtown.
Cons: The room was sweltering hot the whole time (85 degrees). The staff said you could open the window, but it seemed to be locked shut with no way to open it. Thankfully one of the staff was kind enough to give us the box fan from the front desk.
5.7 Okay
Pros: The beds were super comfortable!
Cons: The bathroom was tiny and the room was very noisy. We stayed on the 3rd floor and had a steady stream of noise from the elevators and traffic on 235.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was great, easy access from the interstate and very close to downtown. The staff was very friendly. The room was spacious and the bed was comfortable.
Cons: There was a broken elevator. My bathroom had black hair all over it (not mine). For being a newer building it was a bit run down. Parking was tight.
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Excellent Service and Convenient Location Holiday Inn Airport, adjacent to the Des Moines International Airport, provides a prime location minutes from Des Moines City Center. Our unique Tropical Courtyard with indoor pool and whirlpool is always a favorite! If you are in town for business, we offer a wide array of amenities such as our new expanded fitness center, fridge and microwave, free WiFi and hard wired internet access in every room plus a 24 hour business center with computers, copy and print services. We are near prominent businesses such as Wells Fargo, Nationwide and Allied Insurance.Leisure travelers love this hotel's proximity to area attractions like Blank Park Zoo and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Enjoy seeing an IMAX movie at the Science Center of Iowa, taking a day trip to Adventureland, seeing a sporting event or concert at Wells Fargo Arena or visiting students at Drake or Des Moines University. Shopping is only minutes away at Jordan Creek Town Shopping Center.Enjoy our free airport shuttle and full service Grill. Note: If you book our Best Flexible Rate, you will receive two $9 coupons towards our hot, made to order breakfast. Of course, our Best Flex with Breakfast rate always includes full breakfast for 2. (This offer is for Best Flex rate only, and is not available when booking any other discounted or group rate)
3.6 Mediocre
Pros: Strangely cool, retro atrium area.
Cons: Not worth anywhere near the money we paid. Really nothing to do in the nearby area, and the hotel is in desperate need of renovation. Staff was a bit "ho-hum" about everything. Pool was freezing cold and way too deep for younger kids - 9'0" in the deep end, going down sharply from 3'0" in the shallow end. My daughter is an intermediate swimmer and was confined to 1/3rd of the pool due to the depth. The "Video Arcade" features mostly broken games and there is no change machine. The term "Restaurant" is also a strong word.
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The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines Northwest hotel is conveniently located in Urbandale, Iowa at the intersection of I-35, I-80 and Merle Hay Road. This makes getting to all Des Moines area attractions a breeze. Business destinations such as John Deere, Camp Dodge, Iowa Law Enforcement Academy are a short drive away. Our guests also enjoy visiting Blank Park Zoo, Living History Farms and Adventureland Park. Guests love our unparalleled amenities that turn an average stay into a stress-free experience. The hotel is 100% smoke free and pet-friendly. Swim in our indoor pool or work out in our fitness center. Enjoy delicious cuisine at our onsite restaurant Bennigan’s Grille & Tavern serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Host your next event at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines Northwest featuring over 15,000 sq. ft. of conference center event space with 18 meeting rooms. Our Heartland Ballroom can accommodate up to 375 guests for your next event. Let our culinary department delight your palate with our creative menu selections. The hotel’s free meeting room Wi-Fi will assist in keeping you and your attendees connected during your event. The hotel’s guest rooms & suites include free Wi-Fi along with comfortable bedding, work space, microwave and refrigerator in every room. Our shuttle service provides complimentary transportation to the Des Moines International Airport and any destination with a three-mile radius
7.7 Good
Pros: beds were comfortable, requests to front desk were handled promptly
Cons: booked one night by company and one by self- had to checkout and then checkin again-why can't the hotel take care of this if staying 2 nights? business meeting was in basement room which was crowded 1st day and not well lit when moved to a larger room the following(lights out)-no breakfast offered- comparative hotels had at least a continental breakfast- street lights/stop lights at night prevented curtains from being open as flashing, fellow attendee at meeting found bed bug on her shoe before going to lunch- front desk said someone else must have brought it in and not to worry as they wouldn't leave in conference areas?? did not have issue in our room as checked but still concerned as to other areas in hotel
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The Days Inn And Suites Des Moines-Airport is your ideal choice for Des Moines Iowa smoke-free hotels. Great location just off Fleur Drive across from the Des Moines International Airport. FREE 24 hour accessible shuttle with 24 hour notice. All rooms have 32-inch flat-screen TVs, guest coin laundry on-site and vending machines have detergent for them. Days Inn and Suites Des Moines Airport is also conveniently located near Veterans Auditorium, minutes from I-235, Southridge Mall, movie theatre, and shopping with easy access to downtown. If you are interested in a Park Before You Fly package you can call the hotel directly. Free Daybreak continental Breakfast. Property offers free parking for guest during their stay along with a 24/7 shuttle service.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was very quiet and the staff was very pleasant. It is also convenient to the airport and has free shuttle service.
2.2 Mediocre
Pros: Besides being close to the airport and having a "free" breakfast, I really cannot say anything good about this place.
Cons: The room smelled, the pool was too cold to even swim in, and it was over priced.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location right across airport Offer free shuttle Great breakfast Clean bug room
Cons: Was able to hear big planes take off
6.5 Good
Cons: Had a whirlpool in room but no Water supply... kinda an eyesore with no purpose
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Room was clean and accomidating.
Cons: Room was not completely stocked with the typical complimentary hygiene items, only had to ask but was inconvenient for bathing.

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The Staybridge Suites® Des Moines Downtown is conveniently located in Downtown Des Moines’ most vibrant and diverse district, the Historic East Village. The East Village boasts many of the finest shopping, dining, nightlife, and commerce venues in Iowa, perfect for the extended stay guest, business and leisure travelers. The East Village and Court Ave districts provide a number of dining and nightlife options. The Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown is walking distance from the State Capitol, and the Federal and State Courthouses. The hotel is just minutes from Wells Fargo Arena, the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines Performing Arts Center, Brenton Skating Plaza, and the State Historical Museum.The Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown is conveniently situated near many of the city’s leading businesses, including: Nationwide Insurance, Principal Financial Group, Wells Fargo Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, AmeriHealth, Ernst & Young, Wellmark, Cognizant and Voya, just to name a few.The Staybridge Suites® Des Moines Downtown Hotel features a host of amenities and a friendly staff to make your experience memorable. When staying in one of our spacious all-suite rooms, start your day with complimentary hot breakfast, and end your day at our social reception offered Mon-Wed. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and guest laundry. Exercise in our fitness center and relax in our indoor pool and whirlpool. Book a suite today!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about our stay! Tiara at the front desk was amazing and made our check in very hassle free!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This place was closed to everything we needed. Plenty of shopping and places to eat well within walking distance.
Cons: The only issue was door didn't always close behind you when you left your room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, right in west end. Everything was very new/nice. Great value.
Cons: Walls and doors are a little thin... heard hallway noise a few times when I was trying to sleep. But still not a big deterrent.
Des Moines Marriott Downtown - Des Moines - Building
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8.6 Excellent (1,281 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Experience comfort, convenience and style at Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Set in the vibrant downtown business district, our hotel places you near DSM Airport and offers a complimentary roundtrip shuttle. Walk to nearby shopping, dining and nightlife. Step into our luxurious hotel rooms and suites for a relaxing stay, featuring pampering bedding, stunning city views and deluxe amenities. Elsewhere in our hotel, we offer an indoor pool and modern fitness center. Enjoy our concierge and valet services, room service, a local area shuttle and complimentary Wi-Fi in all of our public spaces. Fuel up for a day of meetings at Rock River Grill and Tavern or stop by Mash+Marrow for cocktails. If you're planning a business or social event, our hotel boasts 25,000 square feet of event space and the largest ballroom in Des Moines, IA. Visit Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena just minutes from our hotel. We look forward to making your stay in downtown Des Moines, IA comfortable, rewarding and satisfying.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I keep staying here and it's like my home base in Des Moines
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Friendly helpful staff ready to provide assistance and guidance. Found the location in close proximity to the the airport and interstate. Dining was not the best in the vicinity of the hotel (not the hotels fault) but found the hotel's restaurant especially the breakfast to be exceptional. The breakfast wait staff were among the best I've experienced at a hotel restaurant.
Cons: The suites could use an upgrade/redecoration.
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Embassy Suites Des Moines - On the River is the premiere all-suite hotel in the downtown Des Moines area, and the closest hotel to the Iowa State Capitol, the trendy East Village and the Court Avenue Entertainment District. The Principal Riverwalk is right outside our hotel door featuring walking paths and an ice-skating rink. Just a few steps away, the Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater is home to many concerts and fun festivals throughout the year. Many eclectic shops, restaurants, attractions and corporations are also within walking distance. The Embassy Suites Des Moines hotel features 234 two-room suites in an eight story tropical atrium and 16,000 square feet of flexible social and corporate meeting space, wireless high-speed Internet access throughout, and a beautiful, relaxing decor. Doozie's Bar and Grill offers fine American cuisine within a fun, sporty environment. A complimentary cooked-to-order daily breakfast and evening manager's reception add to the extensive list of amenities for which Embassy Suites hotels are known. All suites provide the security of electronic door locks and open to the lush atrium below.
4.0 Okay
Cons: not very friendly
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Complimentary drinks, snacks and great breakfast!
6.0 Good
Pros: As always...the breakfast!
Cons: Forced valet that did not park vehicle in a covered garage but rather on a side street during a snow storm for a $25/night charge. I was told all about the city selling parking lot to private investor who is building a parking garage but that is not my problem. If you don't have acceptable parking options don't charge me a premium to park. Inadequate parking options just aren't acceptable and we'll look for another place to stay next time.
7.7 Good
Pros: Greater location, rooms, and friendly staff.
Cons: The hotel bar and staff leave a lot to be desired!
8.2 Excellent
Pros: location was good, room was clean breakfast, as always at an Embassy, was excellent, especially great for kids.
Cons: Valet parking at a very high (for the market price) was the only parking option. Room was warm and musty, didn't cool well.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great view, lovely space.
Cons: Cost: clearly had upped their rates because the bar exam was being offered in their building.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Like most Embassy Suites, a very nice property, suites with plenty of room, great beds and bedding.
Cons: Very disappointed in a $10 daily charge for Wi-fi - even for Hilton Honors members (except the two highest levels). Considering other quality downtown Des Moines hotels priced similarly, but with free Wi-fi access, this is typically a difference-maker for us. Also annoying, if you miss the complimentary breakfast (finishes at 9 AM), you are charged $3 per cup of coffee -- again, unlike other similarly priced downtown Des Moines hotels. Not a deal-breaker, but still seems kind of ridiculous.
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Building
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8.3 Excellent (842 reviews)
Overview Reviews
The downtown Des Moines area is a great place to take a vacation or meet with clients. Families, business travelers, and couples can all enjoy the sites and sounds of the city here. When visiting Des Moines, staying at a great hotel is key. This is why many travelers go to the Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown. Located on 6th Avenue, in the heart of downtown, the Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown has many special features for its guests and it is only minutes from the airport. Every room has a mini fridge, mini bar, microwave, Wi-Fi, flat screen television, contemporary bathroom, hair and skin products made by Kenet MD, coffee and tea maker, work desk, hair dryer, iron, and remote printing. Breakfast is served every day and there is 24-hour in room dining available from the Gallery Menu. The Gallery Market is also open 24-hours a day for guests who just need some snacks for the room or a quick bite to eat. There is a coffee bar, as well as a cocktail bar. Inside the hotel, guests will also find a fitness center, business center, and indoor pool. It is pet friendly too. There is a lot to do in Des Moines and the Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown is near the State Capitol, Principle Park, Court Avenue District, and the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Guests who stay here will get to see just where the action is in this cozy city of Des Moines. Booking is quick and easy and the customer service reps will guide guests through the process.
5.1 Okay
Pros: Location was good
Cons: The staff seemed disorganized. We also wanted valet parking and that was confusing for them.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and helpful staff - both front desk and valet; helpful with directions and made a couple of good restaurant recommendations; Location convenient for an event my wife and I attended during our stay and the valet shuttle included at no additional cost was helpful. Nice breakfast offerings.
Cons: While I got lucky with a dynamite parking spot in front of the hotel for the weekend and didn't need to move my car, the notion of valet parking for $15 per night was distasteful (I know it can be much more in major coastal cities). Sunday morning breakfast should not end at 10 a.m. - it should run at least until 11.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The email for preferences was perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Large, clean room Good people
10.0 Excellent
Pros: it was a beautiful hotel, superior service, with very spacious rooms
Cons: I wish it could be more affordable, I would definitely stay more often.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was so luxurious & the staff was amazing! The free breakfast was delicious! We loved staying at the Hyatt! Would definitely recommend & stay there again!
Cons: The difficult parking, didn't find a spot & had to use valet