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Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport
Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport

18220 International Blvd, SeaTac 98188

3.0 out of 5.0

Conveniently located across the street from Sea-Tac Airport, Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport is within 17 miles of downtown …

£86
avg/night
The Paramount Hotel
The Paramount Hotel

724 Pine St, Seattle 98101

3.5 out of 5.0

This 11-story hotel is one block from the Paramount Theater, Pacific Place shops, or the Washington State Convention Center …

£99
avg/night
Coast Gateway Hotel
Coast Gateway Hotel

18415 International Blvd, SeaTac 98188

3.5 out of 5.0

This airport hotel is 8 miles from Museum of Flight and within 17 miles of downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, Seattle …

£81
avg/night
Best Western Seattle Airport Hotel
Best Western Seattle Airport Hotel

20717 International Blvd, SeaTac 98198

2.5 out of 5.0

This hotel is 1.9 miles from SeaTac Airport and within 17.5 miles of downtown Seattle, Seattle Center, and the Space Needle.  

£68
avg/night
Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport
Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport

18118 International Blvd, SeaTac 98188

3.5 out of 5.0

Located within 16 miles of downtown Seattle and Bellevue, this 7-story hotel across the street from the airport is a 10-minut …

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Furnished Apartments on Pine Street
Furnished Apartments on Pine Street

8th Avenue and Pine Street, Seattle 98101

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Seattle, this apartment is within a 5-minute walk of Pacific Place and Nordstrom. Pike Place Market and …

£133
avg/night
Mayflower Park Hotel
Mayflower Park Hotel

405 Olive Way, Seattle 98101

3.5 out of 5.0

Built in 1927, this 12-story hotel is connected by walkway to Westlake Center shops and by monorail to the Space Needle; Pike …

£112
avg/night
Fairmont Olympic Hotel
Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University St, Seattle 98101

5.0 out of 5.0

Built on the original site of the University of Washington, this grand hotel is just a few blocks from the Seattle Art Museum …

£169
avg/night
Mediterranean Inn
Mediterranean Inn

425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle 98109

3.0 out of 5.0

Set in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood, this hotel is 2 blocks from Seattle Center and 1 mile from Pike Place Market and …

£95
avg/night
La Quinta Inn & Suites Seattle Sea-Tac
La Quinta Inn & Suites Seattle Sea-Tac

2824 South 188th St., SeaTac 98188

2.5 out of 5.0

Three blocks from the airport, this hotel is within 14 miles of downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, and the Space Needle.  

£69
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Pocket Guide: Des Moines

Visiting Des Moines

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to Des Moines, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, shopping, and sporting events. Welcoming and walkable, this seaside city will also delight visitors with its museums, live music, and wildlife.
  • There are 5 Des Moines hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Des Moines

  • Museums and live music are well-known in the area, while Museum of Glass is a local attraction
  • Families come for attractions such as Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Puyallup Fairgrounds, and Kent Valley Ice Center
  • Saltwater State Park and Columbia Center are noteworthy landmarks
  • The seaside and wildlife highlight the natural beauty, and Russell Road Park, Angle Lake Park, and Point Robinson Park are some places worth a visit
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Kent Station, Kent Farmers Market, and The Commons at Federal Way
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Emerald Downs, Tacoma Dome, or Safeco Field

Staying in Des Moines

You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Marina Inn, averaging GBP 74.67/night
  • Travel Inn, averaging GBP 80/night
A 2-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Marina Inn with a 3.4 out of 5 user rating.

Dressing for Des Moines

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 13°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 23°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 25°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 19°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the nighttime average
  • Des Moines gets about 951 millimetres of rain per year
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