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Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines
3 out of 5
5505 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $90 per night
10.41 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (930 reviews)

"It was clean! The staff was friendly and the food portions were large for the free breakfast. The only down-side was the poor television channel selection available."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines
AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines
2.5 out of 5
5050 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $64 per night
3.51 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (433 reviews)

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Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines
Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA
2 out of 5
7655 Office Plaza Dr N, West Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
The price is $50 per night
9.28 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (979 reviews)

"Clean room and friendly staff. Best Motel 6 I have ever scene. Thank you 😊"…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA
Sterling Hotel and Suites
3 out of 5
11428 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $72 per night
7.62 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (988 reviews)

"I love this property stay there whenever in the area and highly recommend the penthouse the biggest steal in town. The front desk staff is the best customer service I’ve seen in a long time and the maintenance and cleaning crew are also excellent. Look forward to my next visit."…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Sterling Hotel and Suites
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Des Moines West, IA
3 out of 5
1350 Nw 118th St, Clive, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night
7.58 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"Convenient, easy access, right off the highway, plenty of eats nearby."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Des Moines West, IA
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
2.5 out of 5
120 Sw Water St, Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $105 per night
9.67 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
TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale
2.5 out of 5
8800 Northpark Dr, Johnston, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $87 per night
3.56 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (386 reviews)

"The property was clean and well organized to keep people safe. Patrons mostly did not use masks but social distances inside. Day staff on the front desk kept their mask on. I was dismayed that the night clerk did not have a mask when I checked in, although there was a plexiglass shield on the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale
Wildwood Lodge
3 out of 5
11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $78 per night
7.55 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,792 reviews)

"Very nice stay and a lot of character"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Wildwood Lodge
Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines
2 out of 5
1258 8th St, West Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $51 per night
7.84 mi from city center
3.1/5 (996 reviews)

"Location is good. Lots of places to eat & buy necessities. Couldn't get the water to warm up. Heater was loud. Room 210 has a very bright street light outside the window."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines
Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Des Moines - Jordan Creek
2.5 out of 5
240 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA
Free Cancellation
The price is $104 per night
10.22 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (410 reviews)

"This hotel was Very quiet & clean . Front desk staff nice and professional."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Des Moines - Jordan Creek
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek
3 out of 5
125 South 68th Street, West Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $93 per night
10.27 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (372 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly! Room and hotel were very clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $118 per night
9.12 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
Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines West
3 out of 5
205 South 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $67 per night
10.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (441 reviews)

"The location of the property was close to restaurants and other services."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines West
Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale
3 out of 5
8600 Northpark Dr, Johnston, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $93 per night
3.46 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (719 reviews)

"The checkin staff was very good, very informative with regards to the Covid-19 situation and restaurants in the area."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale
Hampton Inn & Suites West Des Moines/SW Mall Area
2.5 out of 5
6160 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night
10.69 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (353 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay at Hampton. The staff was very friendly, easy to work with, and made efforts to make sure we enjoyed our stay and our room was in good shape. When we arrived, the hotel had us in a different room than what we booked, but the front desk staff made it right."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites West Des Moines/SW Mall Area
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Visiting Johnston

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Johnston, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Welcoming and relaxing, this city will delight tourists with its festivals, shopping, and riverfront. Around the area, top sights include Des Moines Art Center, Salisbury House, and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.

  • You'll find 147 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Des Moines
  • The closest major airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Johnston

The city is well known for its festivals and opera, and Iowa Gold Star Military Museum is a local cultural venue. Additionally, you might want to add Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 5 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Johnston. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines - With a stay at this 2-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and quiet location.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale - Our customers like the location and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its pool and helpful staff.

In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Des Moines Art Center, located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the heart of the city, and Salisbury House, which is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) away.

Dressing for Johnston

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 56°F during the day and 11°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 86°F, while the average at night is 32°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 87°F with nighttime averages of 45°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 71°F and nighttime averages of 12°F
  • Johnston gets about 36.10 inches of rain per year
  • Usually July and June are the hottest months with an average of 85°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 14°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Johnston?
Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other favorite options based on reviews include Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines and TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Johnston, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in Johnston.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Johnston?
For more details about updating your trip to Johnston or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Johnston?
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your family trip include TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale and Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale. Attractions in the area like Iowa State Fairgrounds and Adventureland are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Johnston?
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers an indoor pool and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines and TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Iowa Gold Star Military Museum?
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located 2.5 mi (4 km) from Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. Other good choices within a few miles include Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines and AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines.
What about the best place to stay near Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters?
One of the top choices for your stay is Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines, located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines are two other good options within 5 miles.
What are some accommodations with pools in Johnston?
AmericInn by Wyndham Johnston Des Moines is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale and TownePlace Suites by Marriott - Des Moines Urbandale.

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