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Des Moines hotels

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
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
2 hours ago 3 stars $109
DoubleTree by Hilton Des Moines Airport 5 hours ago 4 stars $103
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
14 hours ago 4 stars $123
Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport 16 hours ago 2 stars $79
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
18 hours ago 2 stars $59
Des Lux Hotel
Downtown Des Moines
23 hours ago 4 stars $139
Village Inn Motel
Downtown Des Moines
23 hours ago 2 stars $69
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport 1 day ago 3 stars $84
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
1 day ago 3 stars $92
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
1 day ago 3 stars $129

Recently Rated Des Moines Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hotel Fort Des Moines
Downtown Des Moines
3.2 / 5
121 reviews
3 stars $89
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Des Moines
4.3 / 5
12 reviews
2 stars $114
Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport
2.7 / 5
46 reviews
1 star $51
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
4.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $109
Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport
3.6 / 5
55 reviews
2 stars $79
Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
3.7 / 5
3 reviews
3 stars $169
Downtown Des Moines
3.5 / 5
24 reviews
3 stars $94
Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North
3.2 / 5
33 reviews
2 stars $67
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
4.0 / 5
47 reviews
3 stars $139
Super 8 Clive/W Des Moines
West Des Moines
3.5 / 5
19 reviews
2 stars $74

Featured Des Moines Hotels

From $104


3 stars
3.9 / 5 29 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

Awesome family trip
The first time i enter into room, i was surprised by the big, comfortable king bed and beautiful city scenery which seeing through the window. Additional, the location is pretty close to the...
Dec 23, 2014
From $139

2 Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 47 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

Excellent rooms and breakfast
Loved the suites and the quiet of the bedroom. Very comfortable. The breakfast was solid with the made to order hot element (though sometimes the wait was long). Breakfast people were super helpful...
Feb 4, 2015
From $89

3 Hotel Fort Des Moines

3 stars
3.2 / 5 121 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

Biz Trip
Great location in downtown Des Moines. A little dated and on the higher end of the pricing scale, but overall a solid hotel.
Feb 23, 2015
From $123

4 Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

4 stars
4.4 / 5 25 reviews

418 6th Ave. Map

Save 15% on your stay

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

Girls Trip
This hotel was very accomadating with valet parking, free shuttle service, and great staff. When asked, staff gave great recommendations for restaurants. The free breakfast was fabulous.
Jan 26, 2015
From $139

5 Des Lux Hotel

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

800 Locust St Map

These are no ordinary accommodations The largest in Des Moines and among the most welcoming anywhere, many Des Lux rooms and suites indulge with fireplaces and whirlpools. From our King Executive... More

From $129

6 Des Moines Marriott Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 31 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

Beautiful pool
Super comfortable room. Pool was great with the kids. Much swankier than a standard hotel pool.
Jan 24, 2015
From $149

7 Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 26 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

Great stay
From beginning to end it was a pleasant experience from the nice staff to the comfortable room, I only wish they had a mini-fridge in the room.
Nov 10, 2014
From $169

8 Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 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

Good hotel
We really enjoyed this motel. It was clean and great location.
Feb 9, 2015
From $109

9 Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

120 SW Water Street Map

Boasting a central location off I-235, in the center of downtown Des Moines, the welcoming Hampton Inn and Suites Des Moines Downtown, IA offers wonderful views over the Des Moines River and easy... More

Great valentines get away
I had very good service when I checked in and they were willing to help with any questions I had. The room was very clean and everything was very comfortable.
Feb 17, 2015
From $119

10 Quality Inn & Suites Event Center

2 stars
3.7 / 5 9 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

Great hotel
Nice, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Excellent restaurant with great food. I would book again at this hotel and I can't think of anything that I would list as " needing improvement". Book here...
Jan 9, 2015
From $79

11 Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport

2 stars
3.6 / 5 55 reviews

1901 Hackley Avenue Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

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

Perfect family stay
We needed a place to stay with an indoor pool for a last minute stay with children. Very clean rooms, nice pool, friendly staff and GREAT location!!!
Feb 13, 2015
From $94


3 stars
3.5 / 5 24 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 experience
Great location if you're visiting family at Drake but don't expect much when it comes to luxury or comfort. There are better hotels at better prices in downtown Des Moines only a few minutes away.....
Feb 9, 2015
From $84

13 Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 34 reviews

5001 Fleur Drive Map

Includes parking for up to 7 nights

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

Business trip
The hotel was conviently located by the airport for an early morning flight. The room was comfortable and the bed was comfortable. It was a good value for the money.
Jan 19, 2015
From $59

14 Travelodge Des Moines IA

3 stars
2.8 / 5 69 reviews

4685 A Northeast 14th Street Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

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

Nice holiday accommodation!
The staff is nice and friendly. Breakfast is nice!! You can make your own waffles. Hot boiled eggs, fruit are also available. Stayed 2 nights. Would like to visit again.
Jan 25, 2015
From $99

15 Comfort Inn Des Moines

2 stars
3.8 / 5 9 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

quick business trip
We were in town for a quick business trip and found this hotel to be the perfect fit for the money.
Jan 25, 2015
From $94

16 Quality Inn & Suites Des Moines 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 $69

17 Village Inn Motel

2 stars
2.5 / 5 4 reviews

1348 East Euclid Avenue Map

Save 10% on your stay

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 $67

18 Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North

2 stars
3.2 / 5 33 reviews

4685 NE 14th Street Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

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

AdvoNation Convention
The hotel was adequate for what I needed an affordable, clean, comfortable, convenient place to spend the night. The breakfast buffet was a nice surprise as it had many options to choose from and...
Feb 9, 2015
From $84

19 Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

2 stars
3.0 / 5 5 reviews

410 E. 30th Street Map

Hotel has a 100% smoke free environment. Experience the Econo Lodge Inn and Suites, Des Moines newest hotel located adjacent to the Iowa State Fairgrounds and only minutes from downtown Des Moines... More

From $94

20 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