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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
avg/night
West Des Moines Marriott
West Des Moines Marriott

1250 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines 50266

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (786 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Jordan Creek Town Center, Mercy Medical Center West Lakes, and …

£77
avg/night
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 (792 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
avg/night
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 …

£75
avg/night
Marriott Des Moines
Marriott Des Moines

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines 50309

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (482 reviews)

Located in Downtown Des Moines, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ruan Center and Science Center of Iowa. Des Moines …

£108
avg/night
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 …

£52
avg/night
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
avg/night
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
avg/night
Days Inn West Des Moines
Days Inn West Des Moines

1258 8th St, West Des Moines 50265

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (785 reviews)

Situated in West Des Moines, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Val Air Ballroom and within 3 mi (5 km) of Des Moines Art …

£33
avg/night
Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West Clive
Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West Clive

1520 Nw 114th St, Clive 50325

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (222 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Clive Aquatic Center, Valley West Mall, and Living History …

£82
avg/night

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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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