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Butler House on Grand

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Room & Suite (6)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
9 Jun 2018
“Beware -- AirBnB only now!”
6 Oct 2016
“Perfect Weekend Getaway in Des Moines”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
We are the oldest B&B in Des Moines. We have been featured in the New York Times, Des Moines Register and many other publications. We enjoy making your stay in Des Moines memorable. Please come and stay!
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Location and contact
4507 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-2401
6 km to Des Moines Airport
34 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

From all the reviews, both online and through people I know, this place seemed wonderful. However, it recently became an AirBnB only and while the place was neat, the overall experience was disappointing. This place is definitely still in transition from being a B and...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wonderful location for a 2 day trip in to visit the capitol, botanical gardens and the art museum- only minutes away. Friendly, attentive hosts that made us feel very welcome and served a delicious breakfast and accommodated our dietary needs. Enjoyed having a refrigerator near...More

Thank bayoupots
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Butler B&B is located in a magnificent house built in 1921. Larger than many B&Bs in which we have stayed, it features seven rooms, most (all?) of which must be reached by stairs. The ambiance is lovely, and the breakfast we had was excellent. The...More

1  Thank C_L_C_100000
Reviewed 2 June 2016

2nd visit to this B&B and another great experience. Lots of little kids that the owners handled with patience (when we were really loud). Breakfast was always excellent. Recommend - great place to stay, great location, great owners.More

Thank Patricia K
Response from ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on GrandResponded 6 June 2016

Thank you for your positive post. We have been blessed to be open for almost 18 years and over these years, we have gotten to know many of our guests as they stay with us often. We have enjoyed getting to know your family and...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016

We arrived on a Friday night to visit our daughter who lives in Des Moines. Preparing for a smooth arrival I always re-read other reviews and even go so far as to view the surroundings on Google maps street views so I know where I'm...More

1  Thank dhornick
Response from ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on GrandResponded 19 April 2016

Thank you for you kind remarks. We have been open for 17 years now! While our home was built in 1923 we do try to keep as much of the original fixtures as we can. We certainly do hope you will return again. Thank you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$105 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (6)
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becky1732000
24 June 2016|
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Response from ButlerHouse | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. For the first weekend of the Iowa State Fair, we still have five guest rooms available, ranging from $135/night plus taxes, upward. In order to hold reservations we do need credit card info... More
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"Greenwood was comfortable and roomy"
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"Cook's Quarters is budget-friendly, but bathroom is quite small. Otherwise, was perfect for our needs."
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"Tell Lauren or Clark your plans needs and they are wonderful at suggestions."
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