Des Lux Hotel

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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Flat-screen TV
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Overview of Des Lux Hotel

Des Lux Hotel

3.5 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA, 50309

Explore the area

  • Popular Location801 Grand3 min walk
  • Popular LocationIowa Events Center13 min walk
  • Popular LocationWells Fargo Arena14 min walk
  • AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)8 min drive

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About this area

Des Moines

Des Lux Hotel is located in Court Avenue Entertainment District, a neighborhood in Des Moines, and is in the city center and near the airport. Outlets of Des Moines and Jordan Creek Town Center are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Iowa State Fairgrounds and Adventureland. Science Center of Iowa and Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Ruan Center - 2 min walk
  • 801 Grand - 3 min walk
  • Des Moines Public Library - 5 min walk
  • Iowa Events Center - 13 min walk
  • Wells Fargo Arena - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 8 min drive

Restaurants

  • Des Lux Bar — 1 min walk
  • Starbucks — 3 min walk
  • Panera Bread — 3 min walk
  • Centro — 3 min walk
  • South Union Bread Cafe — 4 min walk

About this property

Des Lux Hotel

3.5-star hotel in the heart of Court Avenue Entertainment District
Close to Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena, Des Lux Hotel provides free continental breakfast, a free roundtrip airport shuttle, and free WiFi. This hotel boasts romantic amenities like a hot tub and a bar/lounge. Treat yourself to a massage or other spa services.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Valet parking (surcharge), a 24-hour front desk, and 2 meeting rooms
  • Free newspapers, a fireplace in the lobby, and a gift shop
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All guestrooms at Des Lux Hotel feature comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews highly rate the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) and free cribs/infant beds
  • Designer toiletries and hair dryers
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 20 per night)
  • Extended parking on site (USD 13 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 5:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 5:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 20 per night
  • Extended parking fee: USD 13 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 776 out of 978 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 151 out of 978 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 28 out of 978 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 978 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 978 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a great stay at the Des Lux. Very clean, great location, and the staff was so nice!
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful hotel, very unique rooms and decor; great amenities; superb courteous and accommodating staff. Loved our stay
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A comfortable place. Like the decor. the staff was very good and the room very comfortable. Would definitely recommend to others.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff very friendly and accommodating
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This place was amazing! The decor and atmosphere were funky and interesting, the staff were extremely pleasant, and it was impeccably clean! I’m planning on staying here again when attending my son’s graduation in May.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021