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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

+1 515 245 5500

per night


based on 183 reviews

About Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Des Moines

Value for money

Upscale, affordable and ideally located. Set in the city's lively business district, Des Moines Marriott Downtown meets the needs of our guests with ease and are located just five short miles from the DSM airport. Walk to nearby shopping, dining and nightlife via our convenient downtown skywalk. Step into stylish rooms and suites for a relaxing stay, featuring signature bedding and expansive city views. Upgrade to our concierge level for exclusive perks like our private lounge. When it's time to unwind, swim in our indoor pool, or stay fit in the 24-hour gym. Other hotel amenities to enhance your stay include valet and concierge services and complimentary Wi-Fi in all public spaces. Have a great meal on-site at Mash + MARROW. If you're planning a business or social event, our facility boasts 28,261 square feet of event space and the largest ballroom in the city. Whatever brings you to Des Moines, Iowa, a memorable stay awaits you here.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Safe


  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Pets not allowed
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Executive lounge access
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smartphone dock

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Cycling
  • Beauty salon
  • Bowling
  • Hiking


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Valet parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Fold-up bed
  • Alarm clock


  • Indoor pool
  • Pool towels


  • Beach towels

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Attractions in Des Moines, Iowa curated by momondo

Des Moines Marriott Downtown location: 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

Restaurants and Cafés

Mash + MARROW0.0 mi
Rock River Grill & Tavern0.0 mi
Embassy Club0.0 mi
Hello Marjorie0.1 mi

Des Moines Marriott Downtown Reviews

GreatBased on 183 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff was excellent and fast. (in 34 reviews)
  • "Service, location, amenities, shuttle, everything." (in 24 reviews)
  • The workout room was terrific! (in 22 reviews)
Cons -
  • Valet service was not told in advance. (in 15 reviews)
  • They then changed our room without us knowing. (in 15 reviews)
  • There for a bridal shower and the location couldn't have been better (in 1 review)

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Des Moines Marriott Downtown room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • The drive from Des Moines to Des Moines Marriott Downtown will take you about 11min depending on traffic, with a distance of 3.7 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Des Moines to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Des Moines Marriott Downtown offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $14/day for a base model rental. Getting from Des Moines to your hotel can be difficult without a rental car. Luckily, Des Moines Marriott Downtown offers an airport shuttle service for its customers. A very popular option for travelers staying at Des Moines Marriott Downtown would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Des Moines directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, Des Moines Marriott Downtown does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Des Moines for those looking for something different. If you are staying at Des Moines Marriott Downtown, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Des Moines Marriott Downtown does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • Des Moines Marriott Downtown is 0.1 mi away from the city center of Des Moines, where you can find interesting sights such as Des Moines Civic Center.

  • If you have questions about Des Moines Marriott Downtown or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 515 245 5500.

  • Yes, Des Moines Marriott Downtown has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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