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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 $69 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
$69
per night
Nov 27 - Nov 28
1.3/5 (3 reviews)
Very upset; will not book again.
"They cancelled our stay two hours away from arrival. We had two couples and two kids meeting there from other states and we ended up not being able to book anything and had to turn around and drive home. HORRIBLE that they did this to us two hours out. Would never book from them again."

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

FRONTDESK District at 6th Des Moines
FRONTDESK Flux Apts Downtown Des Moines
3 out of 5
1400 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
$59
per night
Nov 28 - Nov 29
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
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Downtown
2.5 out of 5
207 Crocker Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $101 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$101
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.2/5 Excellent! (144 reviews)
"Very friendly staff, comfortable rooms and great location!"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2022

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Downtown

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Des Moines Marriott Downtown
3.5 out of 5
700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50309
The price is $118 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
$118
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24
4.3/5 Excellent! (779 reviews)
"It was a wonderful stay as always"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2022

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
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 $49 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
$49
per night
Dec 12 - Dec 13
3.6/5 Good! (79 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 Confluence on 3rd Apt Downtown Riverwalk Trails
3 out of 5
103 Southwest 3rd Street Apt, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
$59
per night
Nov 27 - Nov 28
4.3/5 Excellent! (18 reviews)
Great property with a little parking frustration
"The property was fantastic. The only blemish was the parking situation. There was a parking garage located across the street but was only available for "monthly" parkers. So, it was fighting with people to get off-street parking. There is an underground parking garage so I'm not sure why that couldn't ..."

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

FRONTDESK Confluence on 3rd Apt Downtown Riverwalk Trails
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $108 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
$108
per night
Dec 3 - Dec 4
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
"Great location and ambiance Only complaint is the shower. Raised floor and the half permanent glass wall was a disaster. Water overspray from the shower went all over the floor. Stepping down from the shower onto the bathroom floor caused me to nearly fall due to the unexpected drop. Had to get the ..."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2022

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
3.5 out of 5
401 Locust St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $122 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$122
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.2/5 Very Good! (875 reviews)
Downtown adventure
"The property has a good location for downtown activities. Parking gets rather expensive if you come and go with your vehicle. The room was rather nice and clean. The staff could be a little more friendly as they were somewhat stiff and stoic during our stay."

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown
3 out of 5
418 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundable
The price is $98 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$98
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,002 reviews)
A wonderful experience
"Well maintained and very clean."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown
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 $59 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
$59
per night
Nov 27 - Nov 28
4.3/5 Excellent! (22 reviews)
"My sister and I were attending a concert at Hoyt Sherman. We both loved the downtown location and felt secure. The communication was very clear & prompt. We would definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

FRONTDESK R&T Lofts Downtown Des Moines
Designer Downtown Condo Suite - Splendid View
The price is $109 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
$109
per night
Nov 27 - Nov 28
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
Pristine 1BD/1BA + Rooftop - Downtown Des Moines
The price is $80 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
$80
per night
Nov 27 - Nov 28
5/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Good location for what we needed
"It was clean, secure, and was close to the hospital which is what we needed. The place Vibe, across the street was good food and staff was nice."

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Pristine 1BD/1BA + Rooftop - Downtown Des Moines
Kasa Downtown Des Moines
4 out of 5
550 Watson Powell Junior Way, Des Moines, IA, 50309
The price is $166 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
$166
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24
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
AC Hotel Des Moines East Village
3 out of 5
401 East Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$110
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.5/5 Wonderful! (274 reviews)
Punished
"I booked thru Expedia for cheaper rate. Was given a handicapped accessible room. Nice hotel except a disappointing trick. Not pleased. Service acceptable but not “warm”. Will rethink hotel on next trip to DSM"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

AC Hotel Des Moines East Village
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
The price is $123 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$123
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.5/5 Wonderful! (646 reviews)
"The shuttle downtown was great! Ike was right there to take us and pick us up!"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2022

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
1000 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $127 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$127
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.7/5 Exceptional! (318 reviews)
"Wonderful! Very clean"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton
Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
201 E. Locust Street, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundable
The price is $142 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$142
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.7/5 Exceptional! (817 reviews)
"Clean. Friendly and helpful staff."

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center
2.5 out of 5
929 3rd St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $95 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
$95
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"Good price and hotel for a one night stay. Fitness room was set up great. Pool was in very poor condition with peeling paint- my kids were in it for 2 minutes."

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
333 SW 11th St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $107 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$107
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.6/5 Wonderful! (606 reviews)
"Hot tub was lukewarm which was unfortunate because this was a weekend getaway for us. Neighbors woke us up around 2am, but the front desk handled it very well."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Des Lux Hotel
3.5 out of 5
800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA, 50309
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The price is $151 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
$151
per night
Nov 27 - Nov 28
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,002 reviews)
"What an absolute gem!! Loved everything about this hotel. I highly recommend it!!"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

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Number of reviews 8624
Accommodation 143 hotels
Lowest Price $49
Highest Price $166

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Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown Des Moines like?

Travelers love the Downtown Des Moines neighborhood for its array of dining options, sporting events, and great live music scene. Are you looking for Downtown Des Moines travel tips? Be sure to check out 801 Grand and Des Moines Civic Center while you're in the neighborhood.

Where is the best hotel for a stay in Downtown Des Moines?

Based on Expedia customer reviews, Des Lux Hotel is the highest ranked property in Downtown Des Moines. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a fitness center. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Surety Hotel and Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel.

What top hotels in Downtown Des Moines are known for their enhanced cleaning?

Des Lux Hotel is a 3.5-star hotel offering property cleaning with disinfectant, linens washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F, and contactless check-out. If you're looking for a wallet-friendly option in Downtown Des Moines, Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center is a 2.5-star hotel that offers enhanced cleaning measures. And for a luxury stay, consider Surety Hotel, a 4-star hotel that also provides enhanced cleaning. For other choices, browse all properties in Downtown Des Moines with enhanced sanitization practices.

How many hotels are there in the Downtown Des Moines area?

Expedia has 143 hotels and other accommodations in Downtown Des Moines to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Des Moines area.

If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown Des Moines, will I receive a refund?

Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on "Search", then you can filter by "fully refundable" to view the best deals in Downtown Des Moines.

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Downtown Des Moines?

To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Downtown Des Moines, head over to our customer service page.

What can I see and do in this Des Moines neighborhood?

Walnut Street Bridge, The Temple for Performing Arts, and World Food Prize Hall of Laureates are notable landmarks to see while you're in Downtown Des Moines. You could also plan a visit to 801 Grand or Des Moines Civic Center while you're in the neighborhood. A few places to visit in the area around Downtown Des Moines include Ruan Center, Polk County Courthouse, and Iowa Hall of Pride. While you're out sightseeing, Des Moines Public Library and Science Center of Iowa are a couple of additional sights to visit in Des Moines.

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