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Servants Quarters (1,700 sq ft sleeps 6) in Huge House on 4 Acres in City Limits
Cozy Home is the Heart of Des Moines
The price is $89 per night
3.28 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)
great little house that makes you feel at home.

"this house is much larger than in the photos, the basement is an apartment all of its own. Im travelling with three other guys for work and there was plenty of room for us to spread out and have some space. having 2 washers and dryers also helped a lot."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Cozy Home is the Heart of Des Moines
Fully furnished 5 bedroom home in a nice neighborhood
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0.61 mi from city center
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Spacious and Relaxing for Business Travel

"We regularly travel for business and for extended stays. This property was perfect for a group of guys working together all day and needing some personal space after work. The house is very roomy and comfortable. The location was great for our daily travel. Tim was very accommodating and easy to ..."…"

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Fully furnished 5 bedroom home in a nice neighborhood
Beautiful Comfy Five Bedroom Home Sleeps 11+
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0.62 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)
Christmas 2019

"Living room furniture could be updated. Only enough chairs for 4 to dine together—awkward for a larger group. Otherwise very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019

Beautiful Comfy Five Bedroom Home Sleeps 11+
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines
2 out of 5
8711 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $62 per night
1.54 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,505 reviews)

"The room was clean and in good order. Good deal from the price."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines
Super 8 by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines Area
2 out of 5
5900 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA
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The price is $57 per night
3.19 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (166 reviews)
Good stay.

"Good price; clean and safe. Heat was noisy."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines Area
Revel Hotel Des Moines Urbandale, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
4.5 out of 5
11211 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA
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The price is $154 per night
1.38 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"How modern, clean and overall appearance was so nice!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Revel Hotel Des Moines Urbandale, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale
2.5 out of 5
3940 114th St, Urbandale, IA
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The price is $76 per night
0.81 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (616 reviews)

"All rooms are basically Efficiency apartments, complete with 2 burner cooktop, full size refrigerator, coffee pot, toaster with dishes, pots and pans for your use upon request. Property is quiet and in a safe location. House keeping is once a week as again, all rooms are basically Efficiency apartments ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale
Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Urbandale
2.5 out of 5
8661 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA
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The price is $80 per night
1.55 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (239 reviews)

"We have stayed here several times before. Our room was quiet and clean, and the staff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Urbandale
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines/Urbandale
2.5 out of 5
8811 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA
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The price is $99 per night
1.52 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)

"Conveniently located, clean and updated facility."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines/Urbandale
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Visiting Urbandale

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Urbandale, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tucked away and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its shopping, festivals, and sporting events. Des Moines Art Center, Salisbury House, and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden are some of the top sights around the area.

  • 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.), 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Urbandale

The city is well known for its festivals and cultural venues like Living History Farms. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Merle Hay Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Pump It Up and Buccaneer Arena.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 14 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Urbandale. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Renovo - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Urbandale - Our customers like the proximity to shopping and room size at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Urbandale - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and quiet location.

Top places to visit around the area include Des Moines Art Center, located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center, and Salisbury House, which is 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away.

Dressing for Urbandale

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 56°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 14°F
  • From April to June, the average is 85°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 86°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 15°F as the nighttime average
  • Urbandale gets about 35.98 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 17°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Urbandale?
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Urbandale is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines/Urbandale and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Urbandale, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Urbandale.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Urbandale?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Urbandale, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Urbandale?
Based on reviews, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale and Econo Lodge Urbandale-Northwest Des Moines.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Urbandale?
Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale is a hotel with in-room kitchens and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines/Urbandale and Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Pump It Up.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Urbandale?
Hotel Renovo is a favorite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features Frette Italian sheets and bathrobes.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Urbandale?
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a 24-hour fitness center and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale and Econo Lodge Urbandale-Northwest Des Moines.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Merle Hay Mall?
Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a water park and a restaurant. It’s located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Merle Hay Mall. Other good choices within 5 miles include Days Inn by Wyndham Des Moines Merle Hay and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road.
What about the best place to stay near Living History Farms?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Renovo, located next to Living History Farms, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale and Revel Hotel Urbandale Des Moines, Tapestry Collection by Hilton are other good choices nearby.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Urbandale?
Hotel Renovo is a 4.5-star hotel and popular for Expedia travelers looking for a luxurious stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Urbandale?
Hotel Renovo is a favorite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring free breakfast and free parking.
What's the best place to stay in Urbandale to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Revel Hotel Des Moines Urbandale, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a top 4.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices near historic sites include Super 8 by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines Area and Holiday Inn Express and Suites Urbandale.

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