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Marriott Des Moines
Marriott Des Moines

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines 50309

3.5 out of 5.0

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

£96
avg/night
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

401 Locust St, Des Moines 50309

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Des Moines, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of World Food Prize Hall of Laureates and Science Cente …

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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

201 E. Locust Street, Des Moines 50309

3.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (1 reviews)

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

£85
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Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport
Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport

1810 Army Post Road, Des Moines 50315

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Blank Park Zoo, Fort Des Moines Museum, and A. H. Blank Golf …

£68
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Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines
Baymont Inn & Suites Des Moines

4685 Ne 14th St, Des Moines 50313

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Des Moines, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Woodland Hills Golf Course and within 6 mi (10 km) of Des Moines …

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines 50322

2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Des Moines, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Merle Hay Mall and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Pioneer Hi-Bred …

£46
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Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines
Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center Des Moines

5000 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale 50322

3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the suburbs, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Buccaneer Arena, Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, …

£70
avg/night
Village Inn Motel Des Moines
Village Inn Motel Des Moines

1348 East Euclid Ave, Des Moines 50316

2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Des Moines, this motel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Des Moines Botanical Center and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Iowa State …

£48
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport

6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines 50321

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Blank Park Zoo, A. H. Blank Golf Course, and Fort Des Moines …

£106
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Hotel Renovo
Hotel Renovo

11167 Hickman Road, Urbandale 50322

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Clive Aquatic Center and Living History Farms. Leyden's Div …

£112
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Pocket Guide: Court Avenue Entertainment District Downtown Des Moines Hotels

Downtown Des Moines is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood's charm comes through with its college atmosphere. You can experience the local theater and live music, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. With hotels to suit everyone's tastes, Downtown Des Moines serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Des Moines area.

Sightseeing around Downtown Des Moines

The theaters and university are some of the local highlights. World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, Science Center of Iowa, and State Historical Society of Iowa Museum feature a variety of exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at The Temple for Performing Arts, Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, and Hoyt Sherman Place. Ruan Center, 801 Grand, and Walnut Street Bridge are some of the notable landmarks. Take a tour of campus around The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House, Drake University, or Des Moines Area Community College. Bring the family to Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden, Sky Glider West, and Sky Glider East.

Shopping and attending sporting events are a couple of popular activities in the area. Why not cheer with the crowd at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Wells Fargo Arena, or Principal Park? Pappajohn Sculpture Park, John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, or Des Moines Botanical Center are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Waveland Municipal Golf Course, Grand View Golf Course, and Southridge Mall are other spots for some local fun.

A few of the area's most popular attractions are Salisbury House, Des Moines Art Center, and Iowa State Fairgrounds. You can also head to Terrace Hill, Grays Lake Center, and Des Moines Community Playhouse.

Getting around Downtown Des Moines

The closest major airport is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), located 4 miles (6.5 km) from Downtown Des Moines.

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