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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Although there were a couple of cosmetic issues with the room it has everything you want. Comfortable bed, lots of pillows, upscale linens and towels and the room was clean. Added bonus they had ample lighting in the bathroom. The lighting at the desk, however, was too dim to work by. The staff was very friendly and made me feel...

2Thank MizzouMike
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 26 April 2016

My fiance and I had a lovely night at Des Lux a few weeks ago while we were in town seeing a show. We stayed in one of their "King Executive Fireplace" suites and it was quite nice. The room was spacious, with a good sized bathroom, comfy king bed, and surprisingly high ceilings. Our window overlooked the street and...

5Thank Grace C
Burlington, United States
Reviewed 6 April 2016

My wife and I stayed here for our wedding anniversary and got a "Corner King Suite." Our room was located on the 5th floor and overlooked the street in front of the hotel. When we first arrived in the room we were wowed by the size of the room and the bathroom. Once settling in we attempted to turn on...

3Thank Michael S
Jefferson City, Missouri
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Des Lux is a beautiful hotel with spacious rooms and located in the heart of downtown Des Moines. The lobby looks like an expensive library in a manor house. King size beds in large rooms have a mix of glamour and humor with pin up type pictures of foxes in suits and a Monroe-esque blonde. The only detraction was the...

1Thank JeffersonCitytravele
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel and room were beautiful and comfortable however there was no late night room service. I was unable to book a massage even when a trying to schedule in advance and the refrigerator was not functioning so the food that I had to leave the hotel to purchase spoiled. Breakfast was great with omlets made to order and there...

1Thank Amber D
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Huge room with a fireplace. Very cozy and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Within walking distance to great restaurants and bars. Within walking distance to the Civic Center. We did not have the time to try the hotel bar, but we plan on it our next visit. It looks really interesting.

3Thank Tracee S
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Sandy was easy to work with, prompt w/each of my requests, had everything set up exactly as we discussed & a joy to work with. The facilities are impeccable and the best boutique hotel DSM has to offer.

2Thank Jillian D
Reviewed 9 February 2016

this hotel is one of the best I have ever been to. It was cold outside but as soon as you entered you felt warm all over. Big fire place, open bar, the decor was gorgeous. Then we went to our room. It was lovely, brick wall behind the bed, leather chair close by. And above all super clean.

2Thank Sharon C
Oakland, California
Reviewed 3 February 2016

My husband and I came to Des Monies from California for a wedding and stayed at the Des Luxe Hotel. It is a gorgeous hotel that is very centrally-located to everything in downtown Des Moines. Our hotel room was very clean with a super comfortable bed. We would definitely stay again!

2Thank Bronwyn525
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The Des Lux Hotel is a wonderful place to stay in Des Moines. Centrally located, large rooms and a great lobby. Theresa and Trent are wonderful at the front desk. No request is too much. The morning breakfast is not to be missed, the chef will cook you an omelette just the way you want it.

3Thank William R

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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: $299 - $471 (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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“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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