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Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
3 out of 5
1810 Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $80 per night
4.42 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Very lean and the staff was very aware of concerned about social distancing. Would recommend this hotel if you have to travel at this time"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
2.5 out of 5
6221 Willow Creek Ave, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $59 per night
6.1 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)

"The cook was a very friendly guy! The food was excellent and service was well."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
2.5 out of 5
120 Sw Water St, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $105 per night
0.28 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (687 reviews)

"No pool, no fitness center, no breakfast. The room was a good layout, but the carpet in the room turned your feet black because it was so dirty. The balcony had spider webs all over it, and a water bottle filled with cigarette butts. Doesn't look like they ever clean the balcony."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown
3 out of 5
100 SW Water Street, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $122 per night
0.29 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (250 reviews)

"The entire staff was friendly, happy, and helpful the entire stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
2 out of 5
1901 Hackley Ave, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $68 per night
3.69 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"Room was clean, front desk efficient and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines North
2.5 out of 5
4685 Ne 14th St, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $68 per night
4.07 mi from city center
3.2/5 (991 reviews)

"It is a bit outdated, but overall, the pool area and the staff are completely worth it!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines North
Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Altoona
2.5 out of 5
460 Bass Pro Drive, Altoona, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $109 per night
6.94 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (232 reviews)

"You can tell the property is still relatively new. Very good condition and friendly staff. Hot tub was HOT as it should be. Two thumbs up."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Altoona
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
3.5 out of 5
6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $110 per night
4.75 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (394 reviews)

"Love the easiness of a nice restaurant connected to the property"…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $118 per night
0.39 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (394 reviews)

"Excellent location in downtown area. Exactly what we were looking for."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $135 per night
0.05 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Complimentary cocktails. Atmosphere. Breakfast offerings"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Des Moines Airport, IA
3 out of 5
7201 Sw 22nd St, Des Moines, IA
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The price is $76 per night
5.03 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (158 reviews)

"We LOVED our stay at this hotel. The rooms were nice and cleaned, the finishes throughout the room were upgraded and nice. The staff was very friendly and accommodating with us."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Des Moines Airport, IA
Des Lux Hotel
3.5 out of 5
800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $139 per night
0.58 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (850 reviews)

"My wife and I liked every aspect of the property. Location,"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Des Lux Hotel
Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport
2.5 out of 5
5001 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $94 per night
3.67 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (668 reviews)

"Nice"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Hampton Inn Des Moines Airport
Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
3 out of 5
201 E. Locust Street, Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
The price is $127 per night
0.13 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (635 reviews)

"The room was clean and spacious, and the staff was very hospitable. We didn't have the sit down breakfast due to Covid, but the staff gave us to go breakfast bags, and they were more than ample. If we travel to the area again, we will stay here."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center
3 out of 5
6111 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
The price is $98 per night
4.32 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (220 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and accommodating. They were extra vigilant with cleaning and providing hand sanitizer."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

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Visiting Des Moines

Travelers to Des Moines give high marks for the fun sporting events, festivals, and live music scene. This city also attracts tourists with its theaters and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Science Center of Iowa, Wells Fargo Arena, and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.

  • There are 154 hotels and other accommodations in Des Moines
  • The closest major airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Des Moines

Known for its festivals, live music, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines Art Center, and Hoyt Sherman Place. Attractions like Iowa State Fairgrounds, Blank Park Zoo, and Adventureland are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Salisbury House, 801 Grand, and Ruan Center.

In Des Moines, you'll be able to select from 154 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Altoona - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Element West Des Moines - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and overall value at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines/Urbandale - Amenities at this hotel include free breakfast and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and pool.

Other favorite sights in Des Moines include Wells Fargo Arena, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, and Iowa State Capitol Building.

Dressing for Des Moines

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 56°F and the nighttime average to be 14°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 86°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 69°F during the day and 15°F at night
  • Des Moines gets about 36.02 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 84°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 17°F

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