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Super 8 by Wyndham Clive IA - Des Moines - Building
C$ 109+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Motel 6 Des Moines, IA - Des Moines - Building
Motel 6 Des Moines, IA
4.4 Mediocre
C$ 95+
C$ 95+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
7.3 Good
DowntownC$ 173+
C$ 173+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
C$ 230+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Building
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
7.3 Good
East VillageC$ 272+
C$ 272+
Free Wi-Fi
Surety Hotel - Des Moines - Bedroom
Surety Hotel
8.9 Very good
DowntownC$ 280+
C$ 280+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
8.6 Very good
DowntownC$ 250+
C$ 250+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi

Top Des Moines hotels with parking

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Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center - Des Moines - Restaurant
Airport shuttle
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Lounge
C$ 270+
Airport shuttle
Adventureland Inn
6.7 Okay
C$ 240+
C$ 240+
Free Wi-Fi
Quality Inn
6.7 Okay
C$ 105+
C$ 105+
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Des Moines hotel?

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 188

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 192
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When to book a hotel in Des Moines

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Top tips for finding Des Moines hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Des Moines, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Des Moines in November and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Des Moines if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 55 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Des Moines accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Des Moines for 3 days.
  • If you are a business traveler visiting Des Moines, consider staying at Hampton Inn & Suites in Des Moines. The rooms have lap desks and free Wi-Fi access. In addition, there is a business center and meeting space at the hotel. Amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, and whirlpool tub.
  • Those arriving at Des Moines International Airport should consider staying at Des Moines Marriott Downtown. The hotel is about 5 miles from the airport and offers complimentary shuttle services to and from the airport. In addition, it features amenities such as an indoor pool, fitness room, and meeting and event space. Freebies include parking and breakfast.
  • Farmers visiting Des Moines can consider visiting the Living History Farms, an agricultural museum. Also, consider residing at Sleep Inn & Suites West Des Moines during your visit. The hotel is 4 miles from the agricultural museum. A complimentary breakfast buffet and parking are available.
  • If you are traveling with a person with reduced mobility, consider staying at Country Inn & Suites by Radisson. The hotel is accessible and contains accessible rooms, bathrooms, roll-in showers, accessible parking, and hotel paths. In addition, the hotel offers complimentary breakfast and laundry facilities.
  • If you are planning on watching a sports event or concert at the Wells Fargo Arena during your stay in Des Moines, consider staying at Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines. This hotel is 6 miles from the arena. The hotel offers free parking and breakfast to its guests. In addition, it features an indoor pool, fitness center, business center, meeting space, and a hot tub.
  • For visitors who want to spend time at the Iowa State Fairground, either to see the livestock sales, flea markets or various other shows such as trade or antique shows, that come to the fairground throughout the year, think about staying at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairground. This 2-star hotel is located next to the fairground and the surrounding area has a range of restaurants and bars. Ensure you check the program for the Iowa State Fairground beforehand to see what’s on.
  • For golfers visiting Des Moines, why not stay in the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines at Drake University? This 2-star hotel is a 6-minute drive from the Waveland Golf Course, which is an 18-hole course established in 1901. The course is the oldest municipal course west of the Mississippi River. The golf course has a Pro Shop at the club house in case you need to stock up on tees or golf balls.
  • If you want to stay in Downtown Des Moines to be in amongst the hustle and bustle of the city, you could stay at the 3-star Hyatt Palace Des Moines/Downtown, which is near various restaurants, shops and the Downtown Farmers’ Market of Des Moines. This area also boasts live music acts and shows, especially during the summer months.
  • Wanting to explore the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates and visit the gardens afterwards? Consider booking the Embassy Suites Hilton Des Moines, located on the bank of the Des Moines River. This 3-star hotel is a 1-minute drive away from the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates – a museum dedicated to a Nobel Peace Prize winner who was renowned for creating food programs to eliminate hunger.
  • If you want to explore the historical background of Des Moines, you could stay in the East Village, which is home to the Iowa State Capital Building and the State of Iowa Historical Museum. The 3-star AC Hotel Des Moines East Village is located within the East Village and from here you can wander around the area and take a look at some of the listed buildings.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Des Moines

  • Which hotel is kid-friendly in Des Moines?

    Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines is a kid-friendly hotel that you can consider staying at during your vacation to Des Moines. The hotel features family rooms, a children's pool and a restaurant with high chairs for kids. Other amenities include a restaurant, bar, fitness center, indoor pool, meeting rooms, and business center. In addition, complimentary shuttle services and parking are available.

  • Which Des Moines hotel offers a luxurious stay?

    If you are looking forward to a luxurious stay in Des Moines, consider staying at Des Lux Hotel. The hotel amenities include a sauna, a steam room, a fitness center and a hot tub. During your stay at the hotel, visit the Wells Fargo Arena, which is a 15-minute walk from the hotel and check whether there is an ongoing game or concert.

  • Which hotel is ideal for a solo vacation?

    If you plan a solo vacation in Des Moines, consider residing at Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Des Moines Downtown. The hotel has an airport shuttle and local shuttle to help you tour the city. Complimentary services include a breakfast buffet and parking. Other hotel amenities are an indoor pool, fitness room, lobby lounge, and a business center.

  • Which hotel is pet-friendly in Des Moines?

    If you plan to travel with your four-legged friend to Des Moines, consider staying at Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel. This hotel is pet friendly and allows two pets per room. In addition, it is close to the shopping center and restaurants. The hotel amenities include a heated indoor pool, laundry facilities and gym.

  • Which hotels in Des Moines have indoor swimming pools?

    The Hilton Des Moines Downtown provides an indoor swimming pool for guests as well as a business center for guest use. Another option with an indoor swimming pool is the 2-star Quality Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport, which is less than a mile away from the airport.

  • Which hotels in Des Moines provide airport shuttles?

    The Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport hotel is a 3-star hotel under 10 miles away from the center of Des Moines which offers a free airport shuttle for the 2 miles journey to the hotel. Another option closer to the center of Des Moines, with a view of the river, is the Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center.

  • Which hotels in Des Moines are located near the Science Center of Iowa?

    The 4-star Des Moines Marriott Downtown is situated a 4-minute drive away from the Science Center of Iowa and Blank IMAX Dome Theater. A 3-star option is the Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown, which is just 3 minutes away by car.

  • Which hotels in Des Moines have breakfast included in the price?

    The 4-star Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown, which is located under a mile away from the Iowa State Capitol Building, offers a complimentary continental style breakfast on a daily basis. Another hotel that includes breakfast is the 3-star Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport, which is located a 15-minute drive from the center.

  • What are the best hotels near Wells Fargo Arena?

    Travellers who like staying near Wells Fargo Arena recommend Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Des Moines Marriott Downtown and Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Des Moines?

    In the last 3 days, double rooms in Des Moines have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as C$ 63. On average, the price for a double room is C$ 205.

  • How much is a hotel in Des Moines for this weekend?

    Looking to spend the weekend in Des Moines? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from C$ 101 and 4-star hotels from C$ 189. The cheapest deal overall was for C$ 80 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Des Moines?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Des Moines districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Des Moines city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Des Moines hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Des Moines that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Super 8 by Wyndham Clive IA, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport and Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr.

Where to stay in Des Moines?

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