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Des Moines, IA, United States
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Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr
6.3 Good
5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.8 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 305 reviews
6.3

Situated in Des Moines, the hotel is within a 30-minute drive of Des Moines International Airport and provides a Jacuzzi and an indoor pool. It has a fitness centre, as well as water slides, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
6.5 Good
4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 130 reviews
6.5

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.

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
8.5 Excellent
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 253 reviews
8.5

Hilton Des Moines Downtown is situated in the city's well known tourism and shopping district. Just a short stroll from Iowa Events Center, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator.

Adventureland Inn
7.0 Good
3200 Adventureland Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States
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8.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 225 reviews
7.0

Adventureland Inn is located in Altoona and offers a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and free Wi-Fi. It is situated a short walk from Adventureland.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest, An IHG Hotel
7.4 Good
4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 220 reviews
7.4

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest provides a comfortable setting while in Des Moines. It also features an indoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a gym.

Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport
8.4 Excellent
5001 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States
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3.3 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 232 reviews
8.4

Situated in Des Moines, Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport offers 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and a concierge.

Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines
5.0 Okay
4685 A Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
OkayBased on 39 reviews
5.0

Located in Des Moines, Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines is an easy drive from Adventureland and James Sansom Carpenter House. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor pool.

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
8.6 Excellent
700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.1 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 203 reviews
8.6

Providing an indoor pool and a bowling alley, Des Moines Marriott Downtown is located in Des Moines and is a short walk from 801 Grand. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi access during their stay.

Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
9.1 Excellent
6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 73 reviews
9.1

Boasting an indoor pool and a bowling alley, Doubletree Des Moines Airport is located in Des Moines and offers comfortable accommodation. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area, An Ihg Hotel
7.7 Good
1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.8 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 242 reviews
7.7

Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus is set in Des Moines and is close to nearby attractions, such as Veterans Memorial Auditorium. It also offers an executive floor, free Wi-Fi and an indoor pool.

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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Des Moines:$150/night
Cheapest price found:$35/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Friday
$112 - $188
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$98 - $156
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Homewood Suites Des Moines Airport
9.0 Excellent
7201 SW 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Boasting an indoor pool, Homewood Suites Des Moines Airport is located in Des Moines and provides charming accommodation. It also features a designated smoking area, a business centre and a lift.

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Hilton Des Moines Downtown
8.5 Excellent
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Hilton Des Moines Downtown is situated in the city's well known tourism and shopping district. Just a short stroll from Iowa Events Center, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Airport
8.8 Excellent
6880 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport is located in Des Moines and offers an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a Jacuzzi. The multiple amenities this vibrant hotel features include meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown
8.9 Excellent
333 Southwest 11th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Holiday Inn Express-Des Moines Downtown is located in Des Moines and offers an indoor pool. It also features meeting rooms, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

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Des Moines Marriott Downtown
8.6 Excellent
700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.1 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Providing an indoor pool and a bowling alley, Des Moines Marriott Downtown is located in Des Moines and is a short walk from 801 Grand. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi access during their stay.

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Hampton Inn and Suites Des Moines Downtown, IA
8.1 Excellent
120 SW Water Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.6 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown is located in Des Moines and offers guests wired internet. It is situated in the area's popular nightlife district, about a five-minute walk from the Court Avenue Bridge.

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Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown
7.8 Good
100 Southwest Water Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.6 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown is located in Des Moines and features an indoor pool. It is moments from the Court Avenue Bridge, eateries and nightlife options.

8
Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
9.1 Excellent
6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.5 mi from city centre, Des Moines, IA, United States 

Boasting an indoor pool and a bowling alley, Doubletree Des Moines Airport is located in Des Moines and offers comfortable accommodation. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

Cheapest hotels in Des Moines, Iowa

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Motel 6-Des Moines, Ia - North
5.3 Okay
4940 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.7 mi from city centre,  

Motel 6 Des Moines North is located in Des Moines and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a 24-hour reception, an outdoor pool and laundry facilities.

$61
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Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines
5.0 Okay
4685 A Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.4 mi from city centre,  

Located in Des Moines, Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines is an easy drive from Adventureland and James Sansom Carpenter House. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor pool.

$64
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Budget Inn & Suites
2.0 Mediocre
5220 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.0 mi from city centre,  

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.

$72
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Red Roof Inn Des Moines
7.4 Good
5020 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.7 mi from city centre,  

Red Roof Inn Des Moines offers a charming setting while in Des Moines. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

$74
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Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines
7.0 Good
11414 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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7.6 mi from city centre,  

Situated a brief drive from Jordan Creek Town Center, Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines offers charming accommodation in Des Moines. It also features a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a fitness centre.

$78
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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
6.5 Good
4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.5 mi from city centre,  

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.

$80
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Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr
6.3 Good
5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.8 mi from city centre,  

Situated in Des Moines, the hotel is within a 30-minute drive of Des Moines International Airport and provides a Jacuzzi and an indoor pool. It has a fitness centre, as well as water slides, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

$90
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Quality Inn & Suites
7.1 Good
4995 Northwest Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.7 mi from city centre,  

Quality Inn & Suites Des Moines is located in Des Moines and is close to Merle Hay Mall. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a laundry service and free Wi-Fi.

$95
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Hotel prices in Des Moines

2 stars and under
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport
#1 Most popular

Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport

5001 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States

8.4 Excellent
$136

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
#2 Most popular

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

4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States

6.5 Good
$80

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Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines
Best value

Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines

4685 A Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

5.0 Okay
$64

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3 stars
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
#1 Most popular

Hilton Des Moines Downtown

435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

8.5 Excellent
$191

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest, An IHG Hotel
#2 Most popular

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest, An IHG Hotel

4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States

7.4 Good
$105

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Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr
Best value

Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr

5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States

6.3 Good
$90

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4 stars +
Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
#1 Most popular

Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport

6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States

9.1 Excellent
$207

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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.

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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 in Des Moines

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

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.

  • What are the best hotels in Des Moines?

    Hilton Des Moines Downtown, rated with a score of 8.5 from 253 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Des Moines. Other top stays include Adventureland Inn, with an average rating of 7.0 from 225 reviewers, and Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest, An IHG Hotel, with a score of 7.4 from 220 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Wells Fargo Arena?

    Hilton Des Moines Downtown is a hotel near Wells Fargo Arena that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.5 across 253 reviews.

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

    Hilton Des Moines Downtown is rated 8.5 from 253 reviews and is close to Iowa Events Center.

  • Is there a good hotel near Drake University?

    If you’re planning to stay near Drake University, you should consider Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-at Drake University, which has a score of 7.2 from 29 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Des Moines cost?

    The average prices of hotels in Des Moines have been around $153 per night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Des Moines?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Des Moines hotels have prices starting from as low as $64/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates.

  • How much is a hotel in Des Moines tonight?

    A hotel in Des Moines tonight can start as low as $64 for the night, with an average cost of $153, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. For a 4-star hotel in Des Moines tonight, prices start from $143.

  • What are the best hotels on Grand Avenue in Des Moines?

    The most popular street in Des Moines is Grand Avenue. It cuts through downtown Des Moines and connects to other significant parts of the city. If you want to be close to all the action in the city, including restaurants, attractions, and public transportation, book a Des Moines hotel on Grand Avenue. Des Moines Marriott Downtown provides a luxurious experience, with city views, modern guestrooms, and an on-site restaurant. Another great hotel on Grand Avenue, AC Hotel Des Moines East Village, provides comfortable rooms in addition to a free airport shuttle, free parking, a fitness center and billiards on-site. Both of these hotels are conveniently located near all kinds of shopping and dining options.

  • Are there kid-friendly hotels in Des Moines?

    There are many kid-friendly hotels in Des Moines with amenities the whole family will enjoy, including swimming pools, pet-friendly accommodations, family rooms, on-site restaurants, babysitting services, and many more. If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Des Moines close to many attractions, consider Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown. This establishment is next to Kum & Go Theater and Vaudeville Mews, two of Des Moines’ popular theaters, and is only steps away from Western Gateway Park. Principal Park by Raccoon River is also just a short drive away. The hotel is great for the whole family because there’s no smoking on the premises, and they offer amenities like a spa and wellness center, an indoor pool, a snack bar, and complimentary breakfast. Moreover, its location downtown means that you’ll be within walking distance of many eateries in Des Moines.

  • How do I find a peaceful and quiet hotel in Des Moines?

    If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Des Moines located in a quiet neighborhood, we recommend booking hotels further away from downtown. A quiet area you should consider when booking your hotel is west Des Moines. Just west of downtown Des Moines, this area is more residential than commercial. West Des Moines Marriott has everything you need for a quiet, convenient, and relaxed stay in Des Moines, and it all starts at Des Moines International Airport, where their complimentary shuttle will take you directly to the hotel. From there, you’ll check in to your cozy room with a view. There are several amenities you’ll enjoy at this establishment, such as a heated indoor pool, outdoor seating area, soundproof rooms, and an on-site bar and restaurant. The Des Moines Golf & Country Club is just outside this hotel, perfect for those looking to play a round of golf. There are also a few restaurants within the hotel’s vicinity, such as Dino’s, Biaggi’s, and Club Car Restaurant & Lounge.

  • What neighborhoods in Des Moines have the best restaurants?

    The restaurant scene in Des Moines is thriving, and there are several neighborhoods you should consider staying in to be near great dining options. Downtown Des Moines, around the Court District, is home to some of the finest restaurants in the city, where you’ll find everything from New American to continental cuisine. Some of the restaurants in the Court District include RoCA, Tipsy Crow, Spaghetti Works, Fong’s Pizza, and Mulberry Street Tavern. A great hotel in this area is Surety Hotel. East Village, just across the Des Moines River, is another great area to check out if you’re looking to sample the local cuisine. In this neighborhood, you’ll find restaurants such as Luca, Dirt Burger, Zombie Burger & Drink Lab, Olympic Flame, and Streetcar 209. East Village also has some great hotel options, such as AC Hotel Des Moines East Village and Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown.