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FRONTDESK R&T Lofts Downtown Des Moines
3 out of 5
717 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$76
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and Netflix. Popular attractions Ruan Center and 801 Grand are located nearby. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (23 reviews)
"The property was exactly as described and pictured. Bathroom well stocked and exceptionally clean. Lots of hot water! All appliances clean and functional. Heat was easy to use. Beds were comfy. Nice views. Walking distance to everything we needed, including groceries. Easy check in. Responsive mgmt. ..."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

FRONTDESK R&T Lofts Downtown Des Moines
FRONTDESK Rowat Lofts East Village Des Moines
3 out of 5
601 East Vine Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$76
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. Popular attractions State Historical Society of Iowa Museum ...
3.6/5 Good! (80 reviews)
"Great location, the condo was clean and comfortable. We were able to walk everywhere."

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

FRONTDESK Rowat Lofts East Village Des Moines
Frontdesk | Studio Apt near Museums
The price is $72 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$72
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, a fitness center, and a TV. Popular attractions Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Civic Center are located ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Great place downtown by a number of good restaurants
"Really was great for a couple day stay. A lot of quality restaurants and bars within east walking distance. Only downfall is by train tracks and you hear every bit of them as they go by. Did really enjoy the stay!"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

Frontdesk | Studio Apt near Museums

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Kasa Downtown Des Moines
4 out of 5
550 Watson Powell Junior Way, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, a business center, and a library. Popular attractions Ruan Center and Iowa Hall ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (10 reviews)
"Was a very clean and full equipped place, very cozy"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Kasa Downtown Des Moines
FRONTDESK Confluence on 3rd Apt Downtown Riverwalk Trails
3 out of 5
103 Southwest 3rd Street Apt, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$76
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, Netflix, and a Smart TV. Popular attractions Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Civic Center ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (20 reviews)
"Small apartment but overall it was nice and clean, I would stay again. Only a few observations, there were dirty dishes left in the dishwasher when I arrived and the Wifi is slow. Also the bed is too firm, I like a medium soft mattress but that's just a personal preference."

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

FRONTDESK Confluence on 3rd Apt Downtown Riverwalk Trails
FRONTDESK Flux Apts Downtown Des Moines
3 out of 5
1400 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
The price is $76 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$76
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, Netflix, and a Smart TV. Popular attractions John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and Better ...
3.7/5 Good! (10 reviews)
"The room was really clean and we had dishes we could use. We even had a brita filter and ice cubes! I forgot my toothpaste and i was panicking but then i found that they gave us dental kits we could use too! SO COOL!"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

FRONTDESK Flux Apts Downtown Des Moines
High-rise studio within a historical building
The price is $60 per night from Feb 21 to Feb 22
$60
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a Smart TV. Popular attractions Polk County Courthouse and Ruan Center are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Awesome experience
"The place is very clean, safe and convenient. Loved it!"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

High-rise studio within a historical building
Impressive 1BD/1BA Studio and Gym - Des Moines
The price is $80 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$80
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Knapp Center and Burns United Methodist Church are ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Nice place. Wish the parking lot could be used. Overall, 9/10"

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Impressive 1BD/1BA Studio and Gym - Des Moines
FRONTDESK District at 6th Des Moines
3.5 out of 5
201 SE 6th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$89
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this 3.5-star condo in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. Popular attractions State Historical Society of Iowa Museum and ...
2.3/5 (4 reviews)
"This condo was a perfect place to stay for a couples weekend in Des Moines! It was very comfortable and spacious with a great location to many restaurants and places to drink craft beer. To check in you retrieve a key from a lock box on the door of the condo, grab your parking pass from inside, drive ..."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

FRONTDESK District at 6th Des Moines
It’s a Treehouse! With heat
The price is $165 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$165
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this cabin in Des Moines. Enjoy 2 bedrooms, a sofa bed, and air conditioning. Popular attractions Outlets of Des Moines and Grand View Golf Course are ...
It’s a Treehouse! With heat
FRONTDESK Soll Apts Downtown Western Gateway Des Moines
3.5 out of 5
2301 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50312
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Popular attractions Terrace Hill and Better Homes ...
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Nicely looking, clan, comfortable apartment."

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2022

FRONTDESK Soll Apts Downtown Western Gateway Des Moines
Perfect 2 bedroom Getaway near downtown!
The price is $59 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$59
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Hoyt Sherman Place and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Apt
"It was great to have your own entrance to the property. That also made it good for having dogs. The only thing that was a little bit of a pain is there is no "shower". It's handheld. But, there are worse things in life, right?! Otherwise, it was quiet and easy to get to and comfortable. My emails ..."

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Perfect 2 bedroom Getaway near downtown!
Large Mid Century Home - Pool, Hot Tub, Tiki Bar, 4 Acres
The price is $350 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$350
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Ankeny. Enjoy private pools, WiFi, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Woodland Hills Golf Course and Margo ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Beyond your expectation!
"Our stay at the Foxcroft Estate was a delight. From the start of booking to enjoying our stay and the overall hospitality from the hosts, we cannot rave enough. The house is beautiful and clean. While being unique, it is homey and our group would spend days here enjoying the property if we could. ..."

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2023

Large Mid Century Home - Pool, Hot Tub, Tiki Bar, 4 Acres
Pristine 1BD/1BA + Rooftop - Downtown Des Moines
The price is $85 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$85
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and Pappajohn ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Nice building
"I liked the place but I found peoples clothes under the bed. Everything else was great."

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2023

Pristine 1BD/1BA + Rooftop - Downtown Des Moines
Beautiful craftsman just 5 min from beaver Square and just 10 min from downtown!
The price is $76 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$76
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this vacation home in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, 3 bedrooms, and a shower/tub combo. Popular attractions Merle Hay Mall and Waveland Municipal Golf Course ...
Beautiful craftsman just 5 min from beaver Square and just 10 min from downtown!
Spacious 2 Bed 2 Bath Apt in Luxury Bldg Downtown
The price is $53 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$53
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, a fitness center, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and Pappajohn ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great spacious apartment! Prime location
"I had a wonderful stay in your apartment! The location was ideal and the amenities were wonderful! I will certainly be back!"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2022

Spacious 2 Bed 2 Bath Apt in Luxury Bldg Downtown
Modern Downtown Apt 1 Block from Wells Fargo Arena
The price is $45 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$45
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Veterans Memorial Auditorium and Wells Fargo Arena ...
2.5/5 (2 reviews)
Nice and clean, but a little misleading
"Upon arrival, I was surprised to learn that these were college dorms. While it is a 2-bed, 2-bath, it's very stripped down....cement floors, etc. Getting in the building was hard to navigate....when you drive in the parking lot you assume it's the front door, but it actually is the back door. The ..."

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Modern Downtown Apt 1 Block from Wells Fargo Arena
Designer Downtown Condo Suite - Splendid View
The price is $109 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$109
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this condo in Des Moines. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Des Moines Civic Center and Polk County Courthouse ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Short getaway in Des Moines
"It was a fun getaway in Des Moines. Located near many attractions. Check in is a little confusing but once we figured it out it was no problem. Owner was easy to contact."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Designer Downtown Condo Suite - Splendid View
Great 2 bedroom getaway near downtown!
The price is $59 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$59
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this apartment in Des Moines. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a TV. Popular attractions Hoyt Sherman Place and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park ...
Great 2 bedroom getaway near downtown!
Free Breakfast, Indoor Pool, Hot Tub | King Studio
The price is $124 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$124
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
Stay at this apartment in West Des Moines. Enjoy free breakfast, onsite parking, and an in-room DVD player. Popular attractions Jordan Creek Town Center and ...
Free Breakfast, Indoor Pool, Hot Tub | King Studio
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Everything you need to know about Des Moines vacation rentals

Whether you’re excited for the perfect family vacation, a romantic getaway for two, or the ultimate city break, we’ve got the Des Moines vacation rental for you. At Expedia, you can take your pick from private vacation homes, apartments, condos, resorts, cabins, villas, motels. The list goes on, and on …and on.

There’s just as wide a choice of amenities, too. Maybe you’re dreaming of your own pool, long evenings in a hot tub, or watching the kids laugh through the day at a waterpark. Maybe you just want a quiet retreat in a pet-friendly apartment. Well, we can help you find it. Hunt out the perfect Des Moines vacation rental for you by simply entering your desired dates. Then check your favorite filters to narrow down your search.

Des Moines vacation rentals: An excellent choice for every season

Whenever you want to travel, a warm welcome awaits you in Des Moines. If you’re looking for a little peace, consider booking during the quieter low season months. For more hustle and bustle, you may prefer to visit Des Moines in high season.

Prices vary throughout the year. Your chosen location, property type, and amenities will impact the cost of your trip, too. The selection of properties we have chosen for you start as low as $45 per night. Rates vary depending on your travel dates, location, and amenities so make a search and you might find even better deals!

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Frequently asked questions

Can I find a vacation rental in Des Moines?

Yes, you can find vacation rentals in Des Moines close to Science Center of Iowa, or you can choose a secluded option if you're looking for extra privacy while you relax. Travelers who like culture and the arts give Des Moines high marks for its lively festivals and acclaimed theater scene. Leave some time to check out the great live music and top-notch restaurants during your visit.

What are some of the best vacation home rentals that Des Moines has to offer?

Beautiful craftsman just 5 min from beaver Square and just 10 min from downtown!: Visitors give good reviews to this Des Moines vacation home rental, which has air-conditioning and laundry facilities to help you feel perfectly comfortable in your new surroundings. Some other top choices in Des Moines are Large Mid Century Home - Pool, Hot Tub, Tiki Bar, 4 Acres and Stylish Split Foyer - The Sullivan 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms.

How many vacation rentals are there in Des Moines?

With 161 Expedia vacation rentals, you're sure to find just the right place for your Des Moines stay.

What’s there to see and do in Des Moines?

Enjoy the outdoors at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, or simply take in cultural attractions like Science Center of Iowa and Hoyt Sherman Place. Des Moines Civic Center and Hy Vee Hall are other places to visit while you're in town.

What’s a vacation rental in Des Moines like?

A vacation rental is a private property where you can stay for a few weeks or just a few days in Des Moines. Vacation rentals offer extras such as patios, hot tubs, and fire pits so you'll have all the conveniences of home. If you're concerned about cleanliness, vacation rentals can offer a sense of privacy away from shared hotel elevators and busy lobbies while still allowing you the excitement and enjoyment of travel. You'll also get more space in a vacation rental than in a standard hotel, which makes a vacation rental an attractive choice for small groups.

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