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Hotel Renovo
9.3 Excellent

3.3 mi from city centre, Urbandale Show on map

ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
9.3

Hotel Renovo Des Moines is situated in Des Moines and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, room service and an indoor pool.

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
8.4 Excellent

4.4 mi from city centre, West Des Moines Show on map

ExcellentBased on 50 reviews
8.4

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines provides a comfortable setting while in Des Moines. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Red Roof Inn Des Moines
7.6 Good

4.8 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

GoodBased on 398 reviews
7.6

Red Roof Inn Des Moines is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this charming motel features include a 24-hour reception, a 24-hour business centre and laundry facilities.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown
9.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

ExcellentBased on 155 reviews
9.0

Holiday Inn Express-Des Moines Downtown is located in Des Moines and offers an indoor pool. It also features a 24-hour reception, a safe and a car rental desk.

Woodspring Suites Ankeny
7.9 Good

3.9 mi from city centre, Ankeny Show on map

GoodBased on 32 reviews
7.9

WoodSpring Suites Ankeny is a traditional motel situated a short car ride from Des Moines. It also provides babysitting/child services, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

Historical Oscar Lofquist house in the heart of Des Moines
9.6 Excellent

2.3 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

ExcellentBased on 29 reviews
9.6

Historical Oscar Lofquist house in the heart of Des Moines is located in Des Moines and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is situated a brief walk from Salisbury House.

Best Western Plus Altoona Inn
7.9 Good

2.1 mi from city centre, Altoona Show on map

GoodBased on 151 reviews
7.9

Boasting an indoor pool, Best Western Plus Altoona Inn is located in Altoona and offers charming accommodation. It is close to Tornado, eateries and shops.

Budget Inn & Suites
2.0 Mediocre

5.0 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

MediocreBased on 1 review
2.0

Budget Inn & Suites Des Moines is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features laundry facilities, meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
6.7 Good

5.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

GoodBased on 79 reviews
6.7

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines - Merle Hay Rd is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Clive
8.7 Excellent

2.6 mi from city centre, Clive Show on map

ExcellentBased on 202 reviews
8.7

Located in Des Moines, Courtyard Des Moines West/Clive is an easy drive from Jordan Creek Town Center and Iowa State Capitol. Those staying at the property have access to a beauty centre and an indoor pool.

Tips for booking a Des Moines hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Des Moines:$142/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$27/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$114 - $200
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$108 - $170
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Homewood Suites Des Moines Airport
8.9 Excellent

4.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Homewood Suites Des Moines Airport offers a charming setting while in Des Moines. It also provides a swimming pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

2
Element West Des Moines
9.4 Excellent

4.0 mi from city centre, West Des Moines Show on map

Element West Des Moines is located in Des Moines and is close to Jordan Creek Town Center. It also offers an indoor pool, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

3
Hotel Renovo
9.3 Excellent

3.3 mi from city centre, Urbandale Show on map

Hotel Renovo Des Moines is situated in Des Moines and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, room service and an indoor pool.

4
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown
9.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Holiday Inn Express-Des Moines Downtown is located in Des Moines and offers an indoor pool. It also features a 24-hour reception, a safe and a car rental desk.

5
Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Clive
8.7 Excellent

2.6 mi from city centre, Clive Show on map

Located in Des Moines, Courtyard Des Moines West/Clive is an easy drive from Jordan Creek Town Center and Iowa State Capitol. Those staying at the property have access to a beauty centre and an indoor pool.

6
Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
8.4 Excellent

4.4 mi from city centre, West Des Moines Show on map

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines provides a comfortable setting while in Des Moines. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

7
Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
7.7 Good

4.1 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

This pet-friendly hotel is located in Des Moines and offers an indoor pool. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting rooms.

8
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
6.7 Good

5.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines - Merle Hay Rd is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
6.7 Good

5.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines - Merle Hay Rd is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

$45
Avg. per night
Woodspring Suites Ankeny
7.9 Good

3.9 mi from city centre, Ankeny Show on map

WoodSpring Suites Ankeny is a traditional motel situated a short car ride from Des Moines. It also provides babysitting/child services, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

$52
Avg. per night
Budget Inn & Suites
2.0 Mediocre

5.0 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Budget Inn & Suites Des Moines is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features laundry facilities, meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

$62
Avg. per night
Palace Inn

6.2 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Situated in Ankeny, Palace Inn Ankeny is a short drive from Des Moines and provides free Wi-Fi, a wake-up service and a 24-hour reception.

$62
Avg. per night
Red Roof Inn Des Moines
7.6 Good

4.8 mi from city centre, Des Moines Show on map

Red Roof Inn Des Moines is located in Des Moines and offers free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this charming motel features include a 24-hour reception, a 24-hour business centre and laundry facilities.

$66
Avg. per night
Best Western Plus Altoona Inn
7.9 Good

2.1 mi from city centre, Altoona Show on map

Boasting an indoor pool, Best Western Plus Altoona Inn is located in Altoona and offers charming accommodation. It is close to Tornado, eateries and shops.

$79
Avg. per night
Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Clive
8.7 Excellent

2.6 mi from city centre, Clive Show on map

Located in Des Moines, Courtyard Des Moines West/Clive is an easy drive from Jordan Creek Town Center and Iowa State Capitol. Those staying at the property have access to a beauty centre and an indoor pool.

$80
Avg. per night
Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
8.4 Excellent

4.4 mi from city centre, West Des Moines Show on map

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines provides a comfortable setting while in Des Moines. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$85
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Des Moines

2 stars and under

$45 - $112

$112
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$66
Avg. per night
3 stars

$80 - $101

$88
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$101
Avg. per night
$80
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Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Des Moines

About Des Moines

With its grand State Capitol, vibrant neighbourhoods and flourishing arts scene, Des Moines lives up to its reputation as Iowa’s liveliest city. There are plenty of opportunities to discover local history and cultural attractions, along with the internationally-acclaimed Iowa State Fair, which attracts over one million visitors every summer.

Things to do

Historic East Village is the city’s trendiest district, luring visitors with artisan cafes, trendy boutiques and stylish cocktail bars. It’s a great place to enjoy a leisurely stroll, a laid-back brunch or an evening of bar hopping.

With its gold-domed roof, Renaissance facade and soaring ceilings, the Iowa State Capitol is the city’s most iconic landmark. Visitors are welcome to enjoy both self-guided and formal tours that offer a glimpse of Iowa’s colourful history.

The Des Moines Art Centre is famous for its contemporary collections, showcasing paintings, sculptures and mixed media exhibitions. Nearby is Pappajohn Sculpture Park, an urban oasis featuring works by local legends like Sol LeWitt, Keith Haring and Willem de Kooning. It boasts sweeping views of the skyline and is lined with a string of fine-dining restaurants.

For a breath of fresh air, why not escape to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden? In addition to its beautifully manicured outdoor gardens, it also features a geodesic dome. Inside you’ll find a tropical oasis of exotic orchids, lush ferns and flowering plants.

Getting around

Des Moines is pedestrian-friendly with a 10-kilometre network of skywalks linking the downtown area. A free downtown shuttle runs throughout the city centre, while local buses also service greater Des Moines.

Des Moines travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Des Moines?

    Des Moines is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport, which has a current rating of 7.7. For other potential stays, consider Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown and Red Roof Inn Des Moines, which can also be great places to stay in Des Moines.

  • What is a good hotel near Wells Fargo Arena?

    Reviews of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown recommend it as a good place to stay near Wells Fargo Arena, scoring 9.0/10 from 155 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Des Moines near Iowa Events Center?

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown is a hotel near Iowa Events Center that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 9.0 from 155 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Drake University?

    18 HotelsCombined reviews of Historic Des Moines Sherman Hill Apartment score it 10.0/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Drake University.

  • How much do hotels in Des Moines cost?

    Des Moines hotels have an average price of $114/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Des Moines?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in Des Moines starting from $34 per night in the last 3 days.