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Marriott Des Moines
Marriott Des Moines

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines 50309

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (471 reviews)

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

£143
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

401 Locust St, Des Moines 50309

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (383 reviews)

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

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

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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
3.5 out of 5 (477 reviews)

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 …

£73
Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines West
Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines West

205 South 64th Street, West Des Moines 50266

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (158 reviews)

Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Glow Golf and Jordan Creek Town Center. Valley Stadium …

£103
Comfort Inn
Comfort Inn

2101 Adventureland Dr, Altoona 50009

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (243 reviews)

Located in the heart of Altoona, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Adventureland and within 6 mi (10 km) of Grand View Gol …

£73
Holiday Inn Express Des Moines
Holiday Inn Express Des Moines

1140 24th St, Des Moines 50311

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (331 reviews)

Situated in Des Moines, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Drake University and within 3 mi (5 km) of Science Center of Iow …

£83
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
4 out of 5 (465 reviews)

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

£82
Super 8 Clive / W. Des Moines
Super 8 Clive / W. Des Moines

11414 Forest Ave, Clive 50325

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (505 reviews)

Situated in Clive, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Clive Aquatic Center, Valley West Mall, and Mercy Medical Center Wes …

£59
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 (159 reviews)

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

£76
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Pocket Guide: Des Moines 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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