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Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
2.2 mi from Drake University
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The price is $144 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
$144
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,065 reviews)
"Amazing hotel very accomodating."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Des Lux Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1.8 mi from Drake University
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The price is $189 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$189
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,035 reviews)
"It was nice"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2023

Des Lux Hotel
Adventureland Inn
2.5 out of 5
8.6 mi from Drake University
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The price is $103 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
$103
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10
3.8/5 Good! (564 reviews)
Family friendly
"Great stay for the family. Kids loved the pool and was nice to be able to see them from the room while they swam. Service was great, we left an important item in our room after we checked out and they call promptly and got it returned to us before leaving town. Excellent stay."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Adventureland Inn

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Stoney Creek Hotel Des Moines - Johnston
2.5 out of 5
5.3 mi from Drake University
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The price is $95 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$95
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,039 reviews)
"U"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Stoney Creek Hotel Des Moines - Johnston
Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
1.8 mi from Drake University
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The price is $135 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$135
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
4.7/5 Exceptional! (351 reviews)
"Liked the old fashioned but modern design of the rooms and hotel in general. Great location to our destination."

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2023

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton
La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines
2.5 out of 5
9.1 mi from Drake University
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The price is $61 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$61
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,057 reviews)
"Highly recommended!"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines
SpringHill Suites Des Moines West
3 out of 5
7.9 mi from Drake University
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The price is $96 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$96
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,019 reviews)
"Staff VERY friendly. Room was ready and clean when we asked to check in. Love the convenience of the app."

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2023

SpringHill Suites Des Moines West
Wildwood Lodge
3 out of 5
5.9 mi from Drake University
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The price is $99 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$99
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,380 reviews)
"Like the outdoor fire ring"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Wildwood Lodge
Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown
3 out of 5
1.8 mi from Drake University
Fully refundable
The price is $108 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$108
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,016 reviews)
"Great location and friendly front desk personnel! The room could use better cleaning- it was quite dusty."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Des Moines West
2.5 out of 5
7.7 mi from Drake University
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The price is $84 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
$84
per night
Mar 7 - Mar 8
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,046 reviews)
"Just traveling through and was a clean, safe stay. Easy parking for pulling a trailer."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Des Moines West
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1.8 mi from Drake University
The price is $164 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$164
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.5/5 Wonderful! (663 reviews)
"Located near Wells Fargo arena."

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Surety Hotel
4 out of 5
2 mi from Drake University
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The price is $139 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$139
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.7/5 Exceptional! (359 reviews)
"This was an absolutely gorgeous hotel. One of the best in which I have stayed recently. Completely recommend! I will stay here again when I have the chance!"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Surety Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
2.5 out of 5
2.3 mi from Drake University
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The price is $127 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$127
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,005 reviews)
"good"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2022

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
2 out of 5
4.5 mi from Drake University
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The price is $60 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$60
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,025 reviews)
Good value
"The hotel was inexpensive, clean and quiet. We thought it was a pretty good value. The park and fly feature worked very well. We liked not having to call for a pickup (they run continuously between Keck parking and the hotel). Our car was still there when we got back, so all was good."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport
Element West Des Moines, a Marriott Hotel
3 out of 5
7.2 mi from Drake University
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The price is $116 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$116
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
4.6/5 Exceptional! (406 reviews)
"This hotel is in a very up and coming area. A lot of really cool and fun restaurants/rooftop restaurants/breweries and even things to do. The outdoor hot tub is great, even in winter. Very modern place to stay. Felt very clean."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Element West Des Moines, a Marriott Hotel
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1.9 mi from Drake University
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The price is $132 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
$132
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
4.2/5 Very Good! (888 reviews)
"Close to the Civic Center and parking. Bar area was nice. Bartender was very pleasant!!"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Hampton Inn West Des Moines Lake Drive
3 out of 5
7.6 mi from Drake University
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The price is $97 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
$97
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,015 reviews)
"A little bit hard to get to if u dont know the area & would b rally hard at nite."

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Hampton Inn West Des Moines Lake Drive
Hyatt Place West Des Moines Jordan Creek
3 out of 5
7.6 mi from Drake University
Fully refundable
The price is $94 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
$94
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,028 reviews)
Great Staff
"Very helpful and accommodating staff when I needed a late checkout because of a family emergency. Nice customer care!"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2023

Hyatt Place West Des Moines Jordan Creek
Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines
3 out of 5
3.9 mi from Drake University
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The price is $89 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$89
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
3.4/5 (1,009 reviews)
"Housekeepers should be aware of how many guests are staying in a room to help restock accordingly (I.e. towels, extra pillows, blankets and cups.) Other then that I love it here"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines
Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines
3 out of 5
7.2 mi from Drake University
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The price is $108 per night from Feb 23 to Feb 24
$108
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,017 reviews)
Drury Inn is the best
"Drury Inn was very comfortable and clean. Always enjoy their light meal at 5:30."

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines
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Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Drake University?

Drake University is located in an area of Des Moines known for its lively festivals. If you're looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 46 hotels and other accommodations you'll find within a mile.

What's the best hotel to stay close to Drake University?

Adjacent to Drake University, Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other good options within a few miles include Des Lux Hotel and Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown.

What top hotels near Drake University are known for their enhanced cleaning?

Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University, located steps from Drake University, is a 3-star hotel offering property cleaning with disinfectant, contactless check-out, and hand sanitizer for guests. If you're looking for a more affordable option, Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center is a 2.5-star hotel within 5 miles and offers enhanced cleaning measures. For more choices, browse all properties close to Drake University with enhanced sanitizing measures.

How many hotels are there near Drake University?

Expedia has 46 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Drake University.

If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Drake University, will I receive a refund?

Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that's non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click "Search", then filter by "fully refundable" to get the best deals available near Drake University.

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Drake University?

To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your stay near Drake University, head over to our customer service page.

What can I see and do near Drake University?

You'll want to browse the collections at Des Moines Art Center, Science Center of Iowa, and Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Some landmarks that you won't want to miss include Salisbury House, Walnut Street Bridge, and Valley Junction. You can check out the local talent at Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines Community Playhouse, and The Temple for Performing Arts.

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