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Featured Des Moines Pet Friendly Hotels

Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines
Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines
3.0 out of 5.0 5505 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
$110
4.6/5 (39 reviews)

Great welcoming staff. Very friendly, especially the staff guy at breakfast wanting help this mom of 7 out!! Lots of shopping in walking distance, including restaurants. The indoor/ outdoor pool was neat where you could swim under the wall to get in or out. Truly family friendly.

Reviewed on May 25, 2019
Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines features an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Free parking is included with your stay. The 24-hour front ...
Pet FriendlyDiningFamily Friendly
Wildwood Lodge
Wildwood Lodge
3.0 out of 5.0 11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
Free Cancellation
$94
4.5/5 (73 reviews)

We received free beverages upon check in. Friendly staff, great breakfast, wonderful facility. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019
At Wildwood Lodge, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle ...
Pet FriendlyBreakfastPool
Staybridge Suites West Des Moines
Staybridge Suites West Des Moines
3.0 out of 5.0 6905 Lake Dr, West Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
$104
4.2/5 (14 reviews)

Excellent hotel. Well lit parking lot. Friendly, helpful staff. Room was very nice. Above expectations. Breakfast was very nice. We are saving this hotel for the next time we go through Des Moines.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2018
At Staybridge Suites West Des Moines, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you drive, put free parking to good use. ...
Pet FriendlyLaundry FacilitiesBreakfast
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines
2.0 out of 5.0 8711 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA
Free Cancellation
$60
3.9/5 (95 reviews)

Stayed one night, check in was easy and staff was friendly, had a good breakfast before leaving. Overall experience was nice.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019
At Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines, guests have access to a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. If ...
Pet FriendlyAir ConditioningBreakfast
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines West Clive
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines West Clive
2.5 out of 5.0 1390 Nw 118th St, Clive, IA
Free Cancellation
$71
3.7/5 (91 reviews)

We arrived later than expected but still were able to swim as the pool stayed open until 11pm. The breakfast was good and the staff was very friendly. I will stay again if I'm in the area.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines West Clive features an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a meeting room. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. ...
Pet FriendlyBreakfastWifi
Sterling Hotel and Suites
Sterling Hotel and Suites
3.0 out of 5.0 11428 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
Free Cancellation
$74
3.6/5 (82 reviews)

They have a full kitchenette , the bed was comfortable.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019
Guests of Sterling Hotel and Suites enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center. You can take advantage of free parking ...
Pet FriendlyKitchenFamily Friendly
Motel 6 Des Moines West
Motel 6 Des Moines West
2.0 out of 5.0 7655 Office Plaza Dr N, West Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
$49
3.4/5 (30 reviews)

Staff was pleasant, no fridge in the room. Would stay there again if time arises.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019
Renovated in 2017, Motel 6 Des Moines West offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. If you decide to drive, there's free ...
Pet FriendlyParkingOutdoor Pool
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
2.0 out of 5.0 4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
$56
3.3/5 (79 reviews)

It was under construction which was okay nice to see upgrades being done.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2019
At Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and free newspapers. You ...
Pet FriendlyBreakfastRefrigerator
Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona
Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona
2.0 out of 5.0 3225 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA
Free Cancellation
$54
2.5/5 (13 reviews)

Dirty.. poop on walls.. no extra pillows.. pool closed..

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019
Guests of Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona enjoy an indoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. You can take advantage of free parking, ...
Pet FriendlyCasinoWifi

Not sure where to take your pet in Des Moines? He Iowa city certainly has options so that you and your furry friend can make the most of your visit and have a great time.

Pet-friendly activities in Des Moines (IA)

The John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park is a 4.4 acre park showcasing 28 sculptures in Downtown Des Moines. It is open from sunrise to midnight and allows visitors to bring their own picnic. South of Downtown Des Moines lies Gray’s Lake Park, where you can walk all around the lake. While it is a fun spot during the day, it is even more special at night when the bridge in the park is all lit up.

In case you want to leave your dog off-leash without having to worry, head to the Racoon River Dog Park. It is entirely fenced and has separate areas for big and small dogs. One thing to keep in mind is that you need to buy a permit before you can make use of the park, which might be a bit of a hassle if you are only in town for a short while.

Alternatively, for an even larger playing field, drive 20 minutes from Des Moines to the Walnut Woods State Park. Here, your pet can accompany you on one of the hiking trails or sit by your side while you go fishing. From this state park, it's only a short drive to another highlight: the Science Center of Iowa.

If your pet has been good all day, why not give it a well-deserved treat? Bon-A-Patreat is a large pet supply store where your pet is allowed to browse the offer together with you. Pick something out or let the helpful staff make a suggestion.

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