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Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star Hotel
The NEW Residence Inn by Marriott, the only all- suite, extended stay hotel in downtown Des Moines sits on the scenic river, close to Principal Park, Court Avenue Entertainment District, Science Center of Iowa and the Iowa Events Center. We have spacious studio, one-bedroom and...
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100 SW Water St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4703
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6.5 km to Des Moines Airport
42 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
5.5 km from Iowa State Fairgrounds
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at the Residence Inn while we were in Des Moines attending the BMW motorcycle rally. We decided to stay downtown as we also had a wedding on Saturday night. we chose the Residence In since I am a rewards member and it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let’s be honestly trying to get a toddler to sleep in a large room with you....impossible. But these hotels have awesome layouts that allow for some adult time during travel. It’s clean and conveniently located to everything. We would definitely stay here again in the...More

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Response from SocialMediaHawkeye, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your rating and feedback! I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy your time here!

Reviewed 12 June 2018

I recently booked a night here after my normal property had sold out. I was pleasantly surprised! The location is great, rooms are nice and the staff was friendly. I'll put this place in my DSM rotation.

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Response from SocialMediaHawkeye, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for taking a chance on us! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and will return! If there is something that we can do for you while you are here please feel free to let us know!

Reviewed 4 June 2018

I've never stayed at this location, but have next door at the Hampton Inn and Suites, owned by the same family. It's newer construction, large suites, with all the amenities of home, including stove, microwave, oven, fridge, garbage disposal, and laundry downstairs. Plus a pool...More

Thank jimmy_d_olson
Response from SocialMediaHawkeye, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for your detailed review of our property, location, and team. If there is anything that we can do for you when you return please feel free to let us know!

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Meh. For the price, this hotel and the location was fine. But our “room with a great view” looked right into the parking garage and had no natural sunlight. Hallway carpets were dated. Room was clean and the staff was very nice. Hot water in...More

Thank Daphne P
Response from SocialMediaHawkeye, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines DowntownResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us through your review. I am terribly sorry that you were not 100% Satisfied with your stay. If there is anything that I can do for you please feel free to reach out to me directly at the...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Hot Tub
Price range
US$176 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$176 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Zachary R | Property representative |
Hi Jslup5, As mentioned by optimusprimeiowa, we are located in downtown Des Moines. While we aren't classified as a resort, there are plenty of entertainment options nearby including events at Wells Fargo Arena, the Zoo... More
Room Tips
"Rooms on the south side would not hve the train noise and top floor rooms would not have the other room noise."
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"Ask for a river view room, away from ice/vending/elevators!"
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"Make sure you stay away from the side with the train tracks!"
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"When the train is going by it can be very loud. Ask for rooms away from the train tracks if this is a..."
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