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Des Moines, IA, United States
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Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines
Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines
64.0 Good
11414 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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7.6 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 47 reviews
6.4

Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines provides a charming setting when in Des Moines. It also features a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a fitness centre.

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
83.0 Excellent
120 SW Water Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.6 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 251 reviews
8.3

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown provides a comfortable setting when in Des Moines. It is situated in the area's popular nightlife district, about a five-minute walk from the Court Avenue Bridge.

Motel 6 Des Moines Ia
Motel 6 Des Moines Ia
56.0 Okay
4940 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
OkayBased on 655 reviews
5.6

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.

Quality Inn & Suites
Quality Inn & Suites
79.0 Good
4995 Northwest Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 104 reviews
7.9

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

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn
70.0 Good
418 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.2 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 423 reviews
7.0

Recently refurbished, Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown provides cosy 3-star accommodation in Des Moines. It is close to 801 Grand, shops and nightlife options.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest, An IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest, An IHG Hotel
76.0 Good
4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States
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5.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 191 reviews
7.6

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.

Ac Hotel Des Moines East Village
Ac Hotel Des Moines East Village
90.0 Excellent
401 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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0.9 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 55 reviews
9.0

AC Hotel by Marriott Des Moines East Village provides a comfortable setting while in Des Moines. It also features a safe, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
92.0 Excellent
6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.4 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
ExcellentBased on 82 reviews
9.2

Boasting an indoor pool, Doubletree Des Moines Airport is located in Des Moines and provides comfortable accommodation. It also features a safe, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting rooms.

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center By Wyndham Des Moines
Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center By Wyndham Des Moines
65.0 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
6.5

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

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds
69.0 Good
410 East 30th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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3.7 mi from city centre, Des Moines 
GoodBased on 486 reviews
6.9

Boasting an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds is located in Des Moines and offers comfortable accommodation. It provides free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

Tips for booking a Des Moines hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Des Moines:$144/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$27/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$112 - $188
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$103 - $169
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Cheapest hotels in Des Moines, Iowa

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Motel 6 Des Moines Ia
Motel 6 Des Moines Ia
56.0 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.

$55
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Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines
Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines
64.0 Good
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.

$56
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Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines
Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines
64.0 Good
11414 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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7.6 mi from city centre,  

Super 8 by Wyndham Clive/W Des Moines provides a charming setting when in Des Moines. It also features a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a fitness centre.

$57
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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds
69.0 Good
410 East 30th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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3.7 mi from city centre,  

Boasting an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds is located in Des Moines and offers comfortable accommodation. It provides free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

$64
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Red Roof Inn Des Moines
Red Roof Inn Des Moines
75.0 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 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.

$65
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
79.0 Good
1901 Hackley Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States
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3.3 mi from city centre,  

Located in Des Moines, Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport is an easy drive from University of Iowa School and Iowa State Capitol. It also provides an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and an airport shuttle.

$65
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Quality Inn
Quality Inn
57.0 Okay
4950 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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4.5 mi from city centre,  

Boasting a Jacuzzi and a heated pool, Quality Inn Des Moines is situated in Des Moines and offers comfortable accommodation. It also provides a lift, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

$66
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Cozy Rest Motel
Cozy Rest Motel
89.0 Excellent
2316 Southeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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2.1 mi from city centre,  

This comfortable motel in Des Moines offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as a vending machine and a 24-hour reception.

$67
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Hotel prices in Des Moines

2 stars and under

$55 - $3,174

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
$65
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Super 8 by Wyndham Des Moines
$56
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3 stars

$76 - $151

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn

#1 Most popular

$122
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Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area, An Ihg Hotel
$136
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Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
$76
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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.

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 Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, which has a current rating of 9.0. For other potential stays, consider Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn and Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area, An Ihg Hotel, which can also be great places to stay in Des Moines.

  • What is a good hotel near Iowa Events Center?

    Reviews of Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown recommend it as a good place to stay near Iowa Events Center, scoring 9.0/10 from 328 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Des Moines near Wells Fargo Arena?

    Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown is a hotel near Wells Fargo Arena that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 9.0 from 328 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Drake University?

    115 HotelsCombined reviews of Holiday Inn Express Des Moines-at Drake University score it 8.2/10, 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 $154/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 $71 per night in the last 3 days.

  • 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.