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Surety Hotel
4 out of 5
0.5 mi from Principal Park
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $159 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$159
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.7/5 Exceptional! (339 reviews)
"Always try to stay here when we're in Des Moines. Beautiful rooms, perfect location, great food, & amazing staff!"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Surety Hotel
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
3.5 out of 5
0.6 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $119 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$119
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,002 reviews)
"The staff was great, there were a number of holes in the carpet and missing light bulbs. Just a little maintenance needed around the room."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.6 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $118 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$118
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.2/5 Very Good! (877 reviews)
"Great value. Hotel was top notch!"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.6 mi from Principal Park
Fully refundable
The price is $125 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$125
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.6/5 Wonderful! (611 reviews)
"Hotel was clean staff was friendly. Breakfast had a lot of options."

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Principal Park
Fully refundable
The price is $104 per night from Jan 9 to Jan 10
$104
per night
Jan 9 - Jan 10
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
"I liked the older building, but many of the electronics did not work"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown
Des Lux Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $151 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$151
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,005 reviews)
Concert night
"Wonderful experience, great staff!"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Des Lux Hotel
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
3.5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $135 per night from Dec 26 to Dec 27
$135
per night
Dec 26 - Dec 27
4.3/5 Excellent! (779 reviews)
"It was a wonderful stay as always"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2022

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
AC Hotel Des Moines East Village
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $123 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$123
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
0.8 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $115 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$115
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.5/5 Wonderful! (652 reviews)
"I wish they had microwaves in hotel rooms."

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1 mi from Principal Park
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The price is $97 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$97
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.2/5 Excellent! (145 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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Number of reviews 6685
Accommodation 489 hotels
Lowest Price $59
Highest Price $165

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Principal Park?

Principal Park 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 124 hotels and other accommodations you'll find within a mile.

What's the best hotel to stay close to Principal Park?

Adjacent to Principal Park, Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other good options close by include Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown and Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton.

What top hotels near Principal Park are known for their enhanced cleaning?

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel, located just 16 minutes' walk from Principal Park, is a 3-star hotel offering property cleaning with disinfectant, linens washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F, and contactless check-out. A wallet-friendly option for your stay is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel, a 2.5-star hotel that offers enhanced cleaning measures and is just a short 13-minute walk away. For more options to choose from, browse all properties near Principal Park with enhanced sanitizing practices.

How many hotels should I expect to find near Principal Park?

Expedia has 124 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Principal Park.

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

Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that's non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put your dates in and click on "Search", then use the "fully refundable" filter to view the top deals on offer near Principal Park.

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

For more information about updating your stay near Principal Park or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.

What can I see and do near Principal Park?

Study the collections at Des Moines Art Center, Science Center of Iowa, or State Historical Society of Iowa Museum. Explore notable local landmarks like Walnut Street Bridge, Salisbury House, and Valley Junction. You can check out the local talent at Hoyt Sherman Place, Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, and The Temple for Performing Arts.

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