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Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Guests rated this property 3.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk

Explore the area

    Popular LocationOutlets of Des Moines10 min drive
    Popular LocationAdventureland11 min drive
    Popular LocationGreater Des Moines Botanical Garden16 min drive
    AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)24 min drive

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  • Queen Room, Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsQueen Room, Smoking
  • Double Room with Two Double Beds, Non-Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsDouble Room with Two Double Beds, Non-Smoking
  • King Room, Non-Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsKing Room, Non-Smoking
  • Queen Room, Non-Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsQueen Room, Non-Smoking

About this area

Des Moines

Palace Inn is located in Des Moines. Hoyt Sherman Place is a cultural highlight and some of the area's popular attractions include Adventureland and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Wells Fargo Arena or Veterans Memorial Auditorium.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wells Fargo Arena - 10 min drive
  • Outlets of Des Moines - 10 min drive
  • Adventureland - 11 min drive
  • Drake University - 16 min drive
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportDes Moines Intl. Airport (DSM) - 24 min drive


  • Sonny's Pizza Bistro — 3 min drive
  • Pizza Ranch — 4 min drive
  • Smokey D's BBQ — 4 min drive
  • Wig & Pen — 4 min drive
  • Cafe Diem — 4 min drive

About this property

Palace Inn

Motel in Des Moines with free parking
This motel features a 24-hour front desk, free self parking, and free WiFi in public areas. All 12 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include showers, desks, and free toiletries.
Palace Inn offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries. LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk



Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

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

Property is also known as

Palace Inn Des Moines
Palace Des Moines

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Palace Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Palace Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Palace Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Palace Inn?
As of Oct 31, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Palace Inn on Nov 1, 2020 start from $55, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Palace Inn pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Palace Inn?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Palace Inn?
Check-in ends–anytime.
What time is check-out at Palace Inn?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Palace Inn located?
Situated in Des Moines, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Woodland Hills Golf Course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Margo Frankel Woods State Park and Des Moines Area Community College. John Deere Des Moines Works Tours and Ankeny Art Center are also within 6 mi (10 km).
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect night sleep. Clean room and large bathroom
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
You get why you pay for
The hotel is old in a area with nothing around. No one was there when I checked out. No air conditioner was in Our room. Checked in at 10 pm left at 9 am good for that but not for a long term sty
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2018

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Bad wish I could have found another hotel
Wish I could have found another hotel and got my money back, the room smelled, the bed and pillows were hard and the front desk called on my check out day at 10 a. M. And said to have 1 hour to get out! Never again!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2017

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Roadside dump
Poor quality with no amenities. Nonsmoking room reeked of stale cigarettes
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2017

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Room comfort
Palace Inn Des Moines
Hotel room very outdated....shower head was old and I needed to do a backbend to get hair wet. Room smelled a little musty when we checked in. We had to make a hasty departure though, due to sewage smell in the room. Seemed to get worse after we used the shower. Quiet area, we got good sleep. I can see why it was rated only 2.6 out of 5...you usually get what you pay for, but in this case $78.00 for the smell of sewage is waaaay too much for my taste.

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