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Guests will enjoy a stay in this Midwest city at one of the comfortable Des Moines hotels. They will find a variety of lodging options close to activities. Home to the Iowa State Fair every summer, visitors flock in during August from all over the state to stay at one of the many hotels. Des Moines also has a variety of other entertainment throughout the year to interest guests.

Des Moines Quick Picks and Tips


The Iowa Events Center provides convention facilities for job fairs, conferences, and concerts, with several Des Moines hotels nearby for easy access to this facility.


Guests at Des Moines hotels can find a variety of cuisine right outside their door. For barbeque lovers, guests have to stop by Jethro's, the award-winning restaurant. If seafood is more appealing, the Waterfront Seafood Market offers top choices.

Major Point of Interest

Guests staying downtown will want to check out the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park where 27 interesting pieces of art reside for an afternoon break from their busy schedule.


Guests in Des Moines will enjoy quaint little shops to find interesting trinkets. They can also spend some time in the Merle Hay Mall with numerous national and local stores to choose from.


Des Moines is home to the Iowa Barnstormers of the American Football League. Guests to the area can also enjoy several league sports during their visit, from hockey with the Buccaneers to the Menace soccer team. The Iowa Cubs provide an exciting game of minor league baseball during the summer. They can also catch a Dragons basketball game during the season.

Recently booked Des Moines hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
6 hours ago 2 stars $52
Downtown Des Moines
9 hours ago 3 stars $109
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Des Moines
12 hours ago 2 stars $114
Hotel Fort Des Moines
Downtown Des Moines
15 hours ago 3 stars $99
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
18 hours ago 3 stars $109
Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport 21 hours ago 2 stars $79
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
22 hours ago 4 stars $113
Travelodge Des Moines IA 1 day ago 3 stars $47
Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North 2 days ago 2 stars $64
Downtown Des Moines
3 days ago 3 stars $94

Recently Rated Des Moines Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Travelodge Des Moines IA
2.8 / 5
68 reviews
3 stars $47
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
3.4 / 5
57 reviews
2 stars $52
AmericInn Des Moines - Airport
3.4 / 5
5 reviews
1 star $85
Hotel Fort Des Moines
Downtown Des Moines
3.3 / 5
112 reviews
3 stars $99
Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport
3.9 / 5
65 reviews
3 stars $79
Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North
3.1 / 5
31 reviews
2 stars $64
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
3.8 / 5
76 reviews
3 stars $109
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport
4.1 / 5
31 reviews
3 stars $92
DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport
4.2 / 5
25 reviews
4 stars $103
Downtown Des Moines
3.9 / 5
27 reviews
3 stars $109

Des Moines hotels

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Featured Des Moines Hotels

From $99

1 Hotel Fort Des Moines

3 stars
3.3 / 5 112 reviews

1000 Walnut St Map

Historic downtown Des Moines hotel with modern amenities, InternetThe historic Hotel Fort Des Moines was built in 1919, and after an extensive renovation was listed on the National Register of... More

Great stay
Recently stayed at Hotel Fort Des Moines. This is a great location and easy check in. Everything went well and the king sized bed and room were very comfortable.
Sep 22, 2014
From $109


3 stars
3.9 / 5 27 reviews

1050 6th Avenue Map

Downtown Des Moines hotel with free wireless, parking, airport shuttleThe Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown Mercy Campus is located close to Mercy Medical Center and Wells Fargo Arena and Iowa Events... More

Had a great stay!
Room was clean and staff including housekeeping was friendly. Took advantage of their free shuttle (big plus).
Sep 8, 2014
From $113

3 Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 19 reviews

418 6th Ave. Map

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Guest rooms feature contemporary decor with stylish furnishings including the Hyatt Grand beds, state-of-the-art media and work center with a high-definition 42 inch flat panel television that ... More

Great hotel!
This hotel is a welcome addition to the downtown hotel lineup! It's my go-to-hotel now. The rooms are always clean and huge! The staff is amazing and its walking distance to everything you could...
Aug 11, 2014
From $139

4 Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 45 reviews

101 East Locust Street Map

Free cooked-to-order breakfast, Evening Reception

Downtown Des Moines hotel offers all-suites accommodations on RiverwalkThe Embassy Suites Des Moines - On the River offers all-suite accommodations in downtown Des Moines near the capitol, the East... More

family weekend
We stayed at the property as we attended a concert at the Simon Estes Amphitheater, literally the back yard of the Embassy Suites!
Aug 20, 2014
From $159

5 Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

100 SW Water Street Map

The Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown is the newest Marriott in Des Moines. We are the only all-suite, extended stay hotel in downtown Des Moines, which sits on the scenic river, close... More

ghost town
The hotel itself was very comfortable and clean. The staff however was not at the desk on the 3 occasions I needed assistance. Again at checkout when I called the front desk to confirm, no answer....
Mar 17, 2014
From $139

6 Des Moines Marriott Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 30 reviews

700 Grand Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

Large downtown Des Moines hotel with business and leisure amenitiesThe 33-floor Des Moines Marriott Downtown offers 411 guest rooms, six luxury suites and 15 meeting rooms. The skywalk system... More

Pick a business hotel for a great weekend
We wanted a hotel that was in downtown Des Moines since we were attending an event. The rate at the Marriott was much better than I expected and I hadn't stated there in years, so we selected it....
Apr 21, 2014
From $139

7 Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 25 reviews

401 Locust Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

Elegant, historic skywalk hotel welcomes famous and non-famous alikeThe elegant Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel has hosted presidents and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... More

Weekend Getaway
The staff is very friendly. The hotel was convenient to downtown. It has a beautiful, updated decor.
Aug 19, 2014
From $114

8 Quality Inn & Suites Event Center

2 stars
3.2 / 5 5 reviews

929 3rd Street Map

The Quality Inn & SuitesTM Event Center is centrally located near many popular attractions, including the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines Botanical Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, Drake University and... More

Wonderful Hotel
This hotel was the perfect location, price, and atmosphere. My room was on the top floor overlooking the river and the capitol. What a view! Breakfast was delicious and the staff were uber...
May 27, 2014
From $47

9 Travelodge Des Moines IA

3 stars
2.8 / 5 68 reviews

4685 A Northeast 14th Street Map

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Des Moines hotel with free breakfast, wireless Internet, outdoor poolThe Travelodge Des Moines IA sits north of the city just off I-35/I-80 and I-235. The Des Moines hotel offers a free breakfast,... More

Perfect for one night
Very basic and perfect for one night. May not be family friendly as there is a strip club close by.
Sep 28, 2014
From $79

10 Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport

2 stars
3.5 / 5 47 reviews

1901 Hackley Avenue Map

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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... More

good spot by airport
clean room and good location by airport. free airport shuttle takes you to the terminal!
Jul 26, 2014
From $64

11 Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North

2 stars
3.1 / 5 31 reviews

4685 NE 14th Street Map

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North Des Moines hotel offers free breakfast, Internet and indoor poolThe Baymont Inn and Suites Des Moines North is located off of Interstate 80 for easy highway access. A lobby with a chandelier... More

Great on a Budget
The staff was kind and courteous. The breakfast was great. The price was quite reasonable. Didn't really use the pool or anything but looked nice. The area was a little sketchy but as the hotel was...
Sep 15, 2014
From $92

12 Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 31 reviews

5001 Fleur Drive Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

get ready to take off...welcome to the Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport.Here at the Hampton Inn® hotel at the Des Moines-Airport, we strive to make your life easier. And that starts with our... More

Great business stop-over location
Consistent, quality accommodations! Close to airport and dining.
Sep 9, 2014
From $94


3 stars
3.5 / 5 22 reviews

1140 24th Street Map

Des Moines Hotel's Central Location Delivers Satisfaction Poised right in the heart of the city in an up-and-coming renaissance neighborhood, the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Des Moines at Drake... More

Drake College Visit
Booked this hotel as it was close to Drake college. The room had seen better days, stains in the bath tub on the sheets, etc. The air conditioner sounded like a jet engine making it difficult to...
Aug 11, 2014
From $52

14 Village Inn Motel

2 stars
2.5 / 5 4 reviews

1348 East Euclid Avenue Map

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The Village Inn Motel Des Moines ideal for business and leisure travelers 21 years and older offers great value and a great location in the heart of Des Moines. The hotel is just a few miles from... More

From $89

15 Comfort Inn Des Moines

2 stars
3.6 / 5 8 reviews

4950 NE 14th Street Map

Conveniently located near downtown Des Moines, IA, the Comfort Inn hotel is within 10 miles of the Living History Farms, the Iowa State Capitol, Adventureland and the Merle Hay Mall. Within walking... More

It was serendipity
As we drove up and found it was right on the Interstate we thought "this isn't good". Our room was very quiet as was the whole motel. We really enjoyed out stay and will choose this motel again.
Dec 2, 2013
From $89

16 Quality Inn & Suites Airport

2 stars
2.9 / 5 18 reviews

5231 Fleur Dr. Map

The Quality Inn & Suites Airport is conveniently located across the street from the Des Moines International Airport and only minutes from Downtown Des Moines and the State Capital and Des Moines... More

Airport Stay
The rooms, hallways, and pools were very dirty. Just walking into the pool room our eyes started burning because of the amount of Chlorine. And the next day I still had to take my son to the doctor...
Sep 4, 2014
From $85

17 AmericInn Des Moines - Airport

1 star
3.4 / 5 5 reviews

1920 Hackley Ave Map

AmericInn of Des Moines - Airport, IA is conveniently located on Hackley Ave. Featuring extra quiet rooms where all accommodations are non smoking and include high speed wireless internet access,... More

Nice Hotel Near Airport
We have stayed here twice now during our visits to Drake. The first room was "fine"...nothing special, a nice, clean double room. Our 2nd room was a suite type room with a king bed and a very...
Sep 24, 2014
From $56

18 Rodeway Inn Des Moines

1 star
2.6 / 5 8 reviews

5020 N.E. 14th Street Map

Hotel is conveniently located off I-80 and within minutes of all major attractions and businesses in the Des Moines area. The Rodeway Inn is conveniently located within minutes of Praire Meadows... More

Needs some work
There was an unpleasant odor when I walked in the lobby, hard to describe. Thankfully my room smelled clean. Lots of stains on hallway carpets. I had to walk by smoking rooms to get to my...
Sep 2, 2014
From $79

19 Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport

3 stars
3.9 / 5 65 reviews

6221 S.W Army Post Road Map

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Des Moines airport hotel with shuttle service, free Wi-Fi and breakfastThe Baymont Inn and Suites Des Moines Airport provides free daily shuttle service to the airport from 6 a.m. to midnight. The... More

Excellent Hotel
I just spent a night at the Baymount hotel prior to my flight home. The hotel was excellent-- extremely clean and well appointed. The staff was very helpful. There was no nearby restaurant but they...
Sep 17, 2014
From $109

20 Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

3 stars
3.8 / 5 76 reviews

5000 Merle Hay Road Map

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Des Moines hotel with on-site water park, restaurant, bar and arcadeThe Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines houses Buccaneer Bay, an 18,000-square-foot water park with poolside... More

Great weekend getaway
It was very nice. My kids enjoyed the waterpark. The food was good too. Will definitely stay again.
Sep 15, 2014