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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
Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North 1 hour ago 2 stars $80
Motel 6 Des Moines IA 9 hours ago 1 star $59
Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport 11 hours ago 1 star $49
Super 8 Clive/W Des Moines
West Des Moines
12 hours ago 2 stars $79
Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport 17 hours ago 2 stars $77
Des Lux Hotel
Downtown Des Moines
17 hours ago 4 stars $149
Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
Downtown Des Moines
18 hours ago 2 stars $116
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Downtown Des Moines
19 hours ago 3 stars $118
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Downtown Des Moines
22 hours ago 4 stars $159
Hotel Fort Des Moines
Downtown Des Moines
23 hours ago 3 stars $133

Recently Rated Des Moines Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Downtown Des Moines
4.0 / 5
32 reviews
3 stars $131
Des Lux Hotel
Downtown Des Moines
5.0 / 5
2 reviews
4 stars $149
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
3.3 / 5
64 reviews
2 stars $58
Quality Inn & Suites
3.6 / 5
22 reviews
2 stars $84
Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines
3.8 / 5
85 reviews
3 stars $97
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Des Moines
4.4 / 5
13 reviews
2 stars $104
Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport
2.8 / 5
53 reviews
1 star $49
Hotel Fort Des Moines
Downtown Des Moines
3.2 / 5
127 reviews
3 stars $133
Downtown Des Moines
3.5 / 5
28 reviews
3 stars $99
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Downtown Des Moines
4.2 / 5
28 reviews
4 stars $159

Featured Des Moines Hotels

From $153

1 Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 51 reviews

101 East Locust Street

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...

Adequate hotel, unfriendly front desk staff
The person that checked us in was aloof and unfriendly, I did not feel welcomed. The room was comfortable, quiet, and clean. Adequate for an overnight stay.
Apr 13, 2015
From $149

2 Des Lux Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

800 Locust St

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...

Great spot in downtown Des Moines... the staff was awesome!
May 31, 2015
From $118

3 Des Moines Marriott Downtown

3 stars
3.9 / 5 33 reviews

700 Grand Avenue

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...

Beautiful pool
Super comfortable room. Pool was great with the kids. Much swankier than a standard hotel pool.
Jan 24, 2015
From $142

4 Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

4 stars
4.4 / 5 26 reviews

418 6th Ave.

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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 ...

Nice hotel attached to skywalk
We stayed here the night of a concert downtown and were able to walk via sky walks to the concert all indoors. Nice, clean room. Great breakfast served on real china.
Mar 12, 2015
From $133

5 Hotel Fort Des Moines

3 stars
3.2 / 5 127 reviews

1000 Walnut St

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...

Concert stay
I've stayed at this hotel several times before for conventions. It's a very quiet hotel right in the center of downtown Des Moines. We attended a concert at Hoyt Sherman Place and the hotel...
May 31, 2015
From $131


3 stars
4.0 / 5 32 reviews

1050 6th Avenue

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...

Wonderful hospitality. The best
Business trip, fantastic I was there to work on electronic medical records for Scribe. Awesome Dr.'s. Loved the hospital.
May 27, 2015
From $119

7 Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

120 SW Water Street

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...

What a gem!
Meredith, Mykala and Del were so wonderful at the front desk. The breakfast was fabulous!
Apr 20, 2015
From $159

8 Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 28 reviews

401 Locust Street

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....

Great business stay
Great place to stay for business with free Wifi. Valet parking was great, and so was the room service.
Apr 27, 2015
From $116

9 Quality Inn & Suites Event Center

2 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

929 3rd Street

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...

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 $77

10 Days Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport

2 stars
3.6 / 5 57 reviews

1901 Hackley Avenue

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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...

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

11 Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

100 SW Water Street

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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...

Good hotel
We really enjoyed this motel. It was clean and great location.
Feb 9, 2015
From $67

12 Travelodge Des Moines IA

3 stars
2.8 / 5 76 reviews

4685 A Northeast 14th Street

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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,...

It was a good experience! Everything was the way the staff planned, rooms were ready in advance! We enjoyed it. Thanks
Mar 24, 2015
From $92

13 Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

3 stars
4.1 / 5 36 reviews

5001 Fleur Drive

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...

Family trip
Clean, pleasant place to use, good location, easy to access.
Mar 26, 2015
From $97

14 Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

3 stars
3.8 / 5 85 reviews

5000 Merle Hay Road

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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...

Fun and great location
Kids small to pre teen will love it. My teen did like the arcade. Close to good shopping and food.
May 21, 2015
From $69

15 Village Inn Motel

2 stars
2.5 / 5 4 reviews

1348 East Euclid Avenue

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...

From $80

16 Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines North

2 stars
3.1 / 5 34 reviews

4685 NE 14th Street

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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...

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 $58

17 Rodeway Inn Des Moines

1 star
2.4 / 5 11 reviews

5020 N.E. 14th Street

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...

Rude Staff
check in staff extremely friendly, overnight staff tried to sell me girl scout cookies after midnight (shady), checkout staff extremely rude, would not stay there again
Mar 19, 2015
From $105

18 Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

2 stars
3.2 / 5 6 reviews

410 E. 30th Street

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...

From $89

19 Comfort Inn Des Moines

2 stars
3.8 / 5 9 reviews

4950 NE 14th Street

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...

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 $99


3 stars
3.5 / 5 28 reviews

1140 24th Street

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...

Comfortable stay
Still a very good value in Des Moines! It's been a regular place for us for several years now. Could use a little more attention to basic maintenance, but overall a great place to stay.
Apr 29, 2015