Holiday Inn Express Des Moines places you within 3 miles (5 km) of popular attractions like Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Botanical Center. This hotel has 52 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's also close to Salisbury House and Des Moines Art Center.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay.


The 52 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls. TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Hair dryers, safes, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a business center, express check-in, and laundry facilities.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines

1140 24th St Des Moines IA 50311

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Business-related amenities consist of a business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered. This Des Moines hotel also offers a fitness center, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines is a smoke-free property.

  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Total number of rooms - 52 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-in 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines offers 52 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Televisions come with cable channels.

This Des Moines hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free newspaper 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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