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Element West Des Moines

575 South Prairie View Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266

+1 515 661 4345

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based on 320 reviews


Value for money

Element West Des Moines is located in Des Moines and is close to Jordan Creek Town Center. It also features a 24-hour business centre, free Wi-Fi and an indoor pool. The hotel offers an all-hours reception, plus a concierge and a safe. A laundry service is also available. There are 100 rooms at Element West Des Moines, each providing all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. The area surrounding the hotel is famous for its nightlife, with plenty of places to go for a drink or dance. 801 Grand and Iowa Events Center are a short car trip from the property.

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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.

Available rooms at Element West Des Moines

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  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

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
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


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


  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Breakfast included
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Continental breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Saltwater pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Game room
  • Cycling


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Element West Des Moines

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575 South Prairie View Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Restaurants and Cafés

Funny Bone Comedy Club And Restaurant0.0 mi
Wellmans Pub & Rooftop0.0 mi
Bonefish Grill - Des Moines0.1 mi
Blu Toro0.2 mi

Traveler Reviews

ExcellentBased on 320 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great accommodating and friendly staff (in 67 reviews)
  • Great breakfast good service. (in 59 reviews)
  • Great hotel all around! (in 57 reviews)
Cons -
  • Wanted to use the pool. (in 4 reviews)
  • The fire alarm at 3:30 am was not enjoyable. (in 3 reviews)
  • The front desk staff were very rude while we were checking in. (in 2 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Element West Des Moines is less than the West Des Moines average rate for 3 star hotels. The nightly rate at Element West Des Moines is typically $147, whereas the nightly rate in West Des Moines is $68 more.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at Element West Des Moines.

  • If you are staying at Element West Des Moines, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Element West Des Moines 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.

  • Element West Des Moines is 4.0 mi away from the city center of West Des Moines, where you can find interesting sights such as Val Air Ballroom.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Element West Des Moines, call +1 515 661 4345 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Element West Des Moines has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Element West Des Moines. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

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