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Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

101 E Locust St, Des Moines 50309

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (717 reviews)

Located in Downtown Des Moines, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, Science Center …

£114
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines

5291 Stoney Creek Court, Johnston 50131

2.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (791 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters and within 6 mi (10 km) of Iowa Gold …

£87
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel

1800 50th St, West Des Moines 50266

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (674 reviews)

The Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel is 10 miles from downtown and less than 2 miles from a shopping mall and a living history …

£86
Days Inn Ankeny - Des Moines
Days Inn Ankeny - Des Moines

105 Ne Delaware Ave, Ankeny 50021

2.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (326 reviews)

Situated in Ankeny, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Otter Creek Golf Course, Des Moines Area Community College, and …

£53
Sleep Inn Urbandale
Sleep Inn Urbandale

11211 Hickman Rd, Urbandale 50322

2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (211 reviews)

Located in the heart of Urbandale, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Clive Aquatic Center and Living History Farms …

£79
Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale
Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale

3940 114th St, Urbandale 50322

2.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (300 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Living History Farms and Pump It Up. Leyden's Dive Shop …

£52
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest

4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale 50322

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (169 reviews)

Situated in Lovington, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Merle Hay Mall and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Pioneer Hi-Bred …

£89
Quality Inn & Suites
Quality Inn & Suites

4995 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines 50322

2.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (99 reviews)

Located in the heart of Des Moines, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Merle Hay Mall and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Pioneer …

£57
Quality Inn And Suites Event
Quality Inn And Suites Event

929 3rd St, Des Moines 50309

2.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (490 reviews)

Located in Downtown Des Moines, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines Botanical Center, and …

£81
Rodeway Inn Des Moines
Rodeway Inn Des Moines

5020 Ne 14th St, Des Moines 50313

1.5 out of 5.0
2.2 out of 5 (73 reviews)

Situated in Des Moines, this motel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Woodland Hills Golf Course and within 6 mi (10 km) of Des Moines …

£43

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Pocket Guide: Des Moines

Visiting Des Moines

Visitors will appreciate the sporting events, restaurants, and shopping in Des Moines. This welcoming city also attracts visitors with its live music, theatres, and basketball. Top attractions include Iowa State Capitol Building and Des Moines Botanical Center.
  • There are 40 Des Moines hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, while November tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Des Moines

  • Biking is one of the top activities, while The Wallace Centers of Iowa:Wallace House, Sky Glider West, and Sky Glider East are favourite sights to visit
  • Live music and theatres are well-known in the area, and attractions include Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines Art Center, and State Historical Society of Iowa Museum
  • Popular family attractions include Iowa State Fairgrounds, Blank Park Zoo, and Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • Notable landmarks include Salisbury House, Walnut Street Bridge, and Ruan Center
  • Des Moines Botanical Center, Pappajohn Sculpture Park, and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty
  • Sports fans will find lots to cheer with basketball and football as top reasons to visit and events to attend at Wells Fargo Arena, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, and Principal Park

Staying in Des Moines

With 40 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Des Moines offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 29 hotels, ranging from GBP 48/night to GBP 167/night
  • 9 motels, ranging from GBP 68/night to GBP 68/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport, averaging GBP 149/night
  • Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, averaging GBP 189.01/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn, averaging GBP 172.82/night
  • Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, averaging GBP 179/night
A 3.5-star favourite with Expedia travellers is DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport with a 4.6 out of 5 user rating while Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn and Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown are also highly rated by guests.

Dressing for Des Moines

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 13°C and the nighttime average to be -10°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 30°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • July through September averages 30°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 21°C during the day and -9°C at night
  • About 914 millimetres of rain falls on Des Moines each year
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