Hotels in Des Moines, IA

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Des Moines, IA
Jun 24 — Jun 252
Des Moines, IA
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When to book a hotel in Des Moines

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Low SeasonOctobercheapest month to stay
High SeasonNovembermost expensive time to stay
31%expected price decrease
32%expected price increase

Price

$110 - $235

Highest day of weekSaturdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekSundayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$226is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$128is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Des Moines is: 3 star, 13 days before. 4-5 star, 50 days before.

1-2 star

$92 - $112

3 star

$146 - $172

4-5 star

$156 - $200


Useful insights on Des Moines hotels

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Lowest Hotel Price

$42

Hotels Near Airport

24

Average Length of Stay

2 days
The cheapest price for a room in Des Moines found in the last 7 days is $42/night. This rate is available with Union Park - Des Moines - Unique Home.
There are 24 hotels in Des Moines close to Des Moines. Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport is the nearest with a distance of 0.7 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 2 days when lodging at hotels in Des Moines. The average accommodation price for 2 days in Des Moines in the past week is $310.

Des Moines travel tips

Apart from using your car or a rental, you can get around Des Moines by bus. The Des Moines Area Regional Transit (DART) system runs all day and often late into the night, and you can buy bus passes. The trip fees are quite affordable, and you can take your bike on the bus. You can also get around on a bike, as drivers aren’t typically aggressive in the area and there are some bike lanes. The downtown area has an extensive skywalk system and is a great spot to find Des Moines hotels. Some key bus routes pass through neighborhoods like Altoona, Windsor Heights, Ankeny, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, West Des Moines and the center or downtown area.


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4-star hotels

Cheapest $139

Average $224

Most expensive $352

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Where to stay in Des Moines

Students, young people, or others on a budget can find hotels or inns like the Holiday Inn Des Moines in the north of the city, especially in neighborhoods like Swanwood, Lovington and West Des Moines. The Drake neighborhood is a very walkable area, with lots of students from the nearby university hanging out in restaurants and bars. Here at momondo, we can help you find cheap hotels in Des Moines that cater to your needs. For leisure and business travelers with a bigger budget, the downtown and East Village areas may be a good option, both in terms of hotel styles and quick access to attractions. The Des Lux Hotel in Downtown Des Moines is an example of this type of hotel.


Learn about attractions and sights in Des Moines

Des Moines is a city with interesting architecture and lots of culture. You can visit the Capitol Building with its gold leaf dome and four smaller copper-topped domes. It is free and located in the East Village. Just a short walk from the Capitol Building is the river and an Asian Garden and Botanical Garden. Two short bus trips from Dart Central Station will take you into the area. For some outdoor art, you can visit the Pappajohn Sculpture Park, in Western Gateway Park downtown, and for some science or history, there’s the State Historical Society in East Village and the Science Center of Iowa in the downtown area. To feed giraffes, head over to the Blank Park Zoo on the south side of the city. DART route 7 passes right in front of the zoo.

The Court District downtown is a hub for bars, dance clubs, breweries, live music and restaurants. It can be reached by using the line 10 bus or by taking a taxi. The East Village, where the Capitol Building is, has more upscale restaurants and some live music venues. This section of town can be reached by bus line 1 or 4. There is also a light rail line that reaches this neighborhood. The Western Gateway is a good place to go for some wine, while Clive features comedy clubs, as well as a range of dance and bar options. For some relaxed day-time coffee-sipping or tea or ice-cream paired with good Wi-Fi connections, try some of the cafes in the downtown area, or Windsor Heights. Hotels in Des Moines are popular in March due to sporting events, particularly downtown near Wells Fargo Arena.

Des Moines is a city known for its arts, music and sports. The Des Moines Arts Festival, held downtown in Western Gateway Park in June, attracts a huge number of artists from around the country. To get there, you can take one of the free shuttles. The Iowa State Fair takes place in August each year and includes the arts, food and agriculture. You can take an MTA bus to the fairgrounds, where it is held. For something different, you can try the Annual Polk County Master Gardeners' Garden Tour, held in June. This one is for garden enthusiasts who want to be inspired by the private gardens located in the neighborhoods of Polk City, Clive and West Des Moines, though the exact route varies each year.


Information about staying in Des Moines

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On average, people stay in Des Moines for a total of 2 nights.

$151 per night is the average rate for a room when booking a hotel in Des Moines. Prices will differ depending on factors such as star rating, time of year and location.

Hotels in Des Moines are usually cheapest during the month of October, you can expect a price decrease of around 32% during this period.

At the moment the cheapest day to stay in a hotel in Des Moines is Saturday, with Friday being the most expensive.

$97 is how much a hostel (and up to 2 star hotels) in Des Moines could cost you each night. Booking a hostel could save you $54 when compared to the average price of a hotel in Des Moines.

The average temperature in Des Moines during June is around 71.6 °F which makes it the perfect time to spend time having fun and seeing something new outside at popular area attractions such as Blank Park Zoo, Adventureland Park, and Lost Island Waterpark.

Yes, Des Moines does have vacation rentals. Of the 56 vacation rentals in Des Moines, Frontdesk Rowat Lofts East Village Des Moines is the most popular among our users. Find vacation rentals in Des Moines.


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Kasa Des Moines Downtown

Kasa Des Moines Downtown

550 Watson Powell Junior Way, Des Moines, IA, United States

9.4
$203
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Des Moines Downtown

Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Des Moines Downtown

207 Crocker Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

8.4
$144
Frontdesk Flux Apts Downtown Des Moines

Frontdesk Flux Apts Downtown Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, United States

8.4
$121
Frontdesk Confluence on 3rd Apt Downtown Riverwalk Trails

Frontdesk Confluence on 3rd Apt Downtown Riverwalk Trails

Des Moines, IA, United States

8.8
$134
Palace Inn

Palace Inn

6215 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

$67
Premiere Sculpture Park Apartments

Premiere Sculpture Park Apartments

Des Moines, IA, United States

8.5
$146
Budget Inn & Suites

Budget Inn & Suites

5220 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

$71

Historical Oscar Lofquist house in the heart of Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, United States

$146

Frontdesk | Trendy & Stylish 1br Apt In Downtown

Des Moines, IA, United States

9.2
$120

Super Clean 1 Queen Suite With Private Bath

Des Moines, IA, United States

10.0
$58

Frontdesk | Stylish 1br Apt In Downtown

Des Moines, IA, United States

8.7
$117

Contemporary 1bd/1ba + Rooftop Apartments

Des Moines, IA, United States

7.8
$117
Adorable Bungalow - Centrally Located

Adorable Bungalow - Centrally Located

Des Moines, IA, United States

9.8
$124
Superior Des Moines Apartments

Superior Des Moines Apartments

Des Moines, IA, United States

$79
Beautiful Vibe and Cozy for 6

Beautiful Vibe and Cozy for 6

Des Moines, IA, United States

10.0
$125

Indoor Pool + Hot Tub | Free Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Fitness Center

Des Moines, IA, United States

$243

Brand New 3br Apt W/ Downtown Views! Pet Friendly!

Des Moines, IA, United States

9.0
$121

This House Is Right By The Desmoines Airport

Des Moines, IA, United States

8.0
$232

Simple + Roomy 1br Apt

Des Moines, IA, United States

10.0
$137

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