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Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very nice. The room we stayed in had a fireplace and a very comfortable bed. Just got to stay for a short time but found many restaurants close by. I wish we had more time to explore. Hopefully we can come back.

1Thank LiThDr
Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This property is absolutely spectacular! We stayed here for a getaway that was close to home. This place did not disappoint. The room was huge and behind gorgeous, the staff was so professional and many restaurants were within walking distance. We hope to be back soon!

Thank stacy_lynn_04
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I spent two nights at the Des Lux, which was one of the hotel block options for a local event. I enjoyed a comfortable, quiet corner room, with high ceilings and a fireplace (too warm outside to use it, however). The room was well lit for work, and the bed was very comfortable. The only drawback was the noise from...

Thank TwoWire
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Check out the attached photos of my room, 502 -- it really was fantastic. Immense, comfortable, with a gas fireplace, high ceilings, huge windows, big wall-mounted TV, wet bar, gigantic shower, king-size bed, powerful A/C, and more. Since I last stayed here a few years back, the room decor has taken a big leap forward, and the same is true...

Thank Agiocambos
Norfolk, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing Hotel! We stayed in a corner Suite and we're very impressed. The hotel is beautiful, the staff is amazing. If you are planning a stay in downtown Des Moines, I would highly recommend this wonderful Hotel.

2Thank Neil22245733
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The Des Lux is a comfortable alternative to generic chain hotels, especially for business travelers downtown. Rooms vary a lot; most I saw are very large; mine was huge and had a working fireplace though it faced only an interior garden and was a bit dark. Furnishings are more quirky and interesting than the chains; some will like this more...

1Thank Christine F
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Des Lux Hotel while taking care of some family business in Des Moines the weekend of July 27-31. The front desk staff were charming and helpful with any questions we had. The room was huge and had high ceilings and a ceiling fan for added comfort. The bed and pillows were some of the most comfortable...

3Thank Suzie416
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Probably the best overall hotel experience you can have in Des Moines. My room was large, bright (lots of natural light), with a good and accurate thermostat for personal comfort. (I like a cool room.) The breakfast provided is really first rate - a chef comes in to prepare omelets, plus the selection of pastries, fruit, bacon, and potatoes was...

3Thank Susan B
Oakdale, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The only thing wrong with our visit was that we could only stay one night. This hotel is lovely. It is privately owned, quiet and beautifully appointed. Breakfast was included. The king size suite was huge and included a giant bathroom, a wet bar, a fireplace and living area. Our son had a corner room with soaring ceilings and differently,...

6Thank MBD1957
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 July 2016

What a wonderful hotel located in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Lovely lobby, spacious room, and modern bath. Breakfast was provided in a room a bit too small on one morning. Perhaps some seating should have been set up in an adjacent area to relieve the congestion. Parking was available (free on weekends) in the ramp across the street.

8Thank Isthmuse

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These are no ordinary accommodations The largest in Des Moines and among the most welcoming anywhere, many Des Lux rooms and suites indulge with fireplaces and whirlpools. From our King Executive Rooms to the lavishly appointed Presidential Suite you will enjoy an array of signature amenities and the satisfaction of knowing that you could not possibly have chosen a more comfortable retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Des Lux Hotel

Address: 800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3622 (Formerly Suites of 800 Locust Hotel and Spa)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $219 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Des Lux Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines
Hotel Of 800 Locust
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for one that looks over a back courtyard. totally quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles IowaCityProf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust87, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room off the street - elevator companion said there was a lot of street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles hugesoxfan, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“every room is a good room, I have seen several”
 of 5 bubbles travelprincess1998, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For quiet room, you may want to ask for interior room with view of atrium.”
 of 5 bubbles rogergoss, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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