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Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Carbondale, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I used almost all of the amenities during my stay and they were all very good. During my stay we even had an emergency alarm. The staff was wonderful about directing us where to go and when the alarm was cancelled alerting us that we could return to our rooms. During the evening reception snacks and drinks were provided in...

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear elizabethdawng - Thank you for your great comments. While the alarm was not a result of an actual emergency and while all the staff and guest were perfectly safe during the situation, I am glad that your staff responded to the fire alarm well insuring the safety of all our guests during the evacuation. I am glad that you...

Iowa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to stay at Embassy Suites whenever I travel and this location did not disappoint. Centrally located in downtown Des Moines, it is within walking distance to many attractions and eateries. I was especially impressed with the customer service. Kudos to the entire staff. Our room was clean and comfortable and the bed provided a peaceful nights sleep. Our...

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear CubsFan-TA - Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review of your stay with us. Greatly appreciated! I am glad that you found all of our staff hospitable and that we provided outstanding service to you. I am glad that you also had the opportunity to enjoy our complimentary cooked to order breakfast as well as...

Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great visit to this hotel. Check in was very easy and the staff friendly. The hotel itself is beautiful. Free cocktails and happy hour snacks was a nice benefit. The room itself was a suite, and it's huge. Very comfy bed, nice little kitchenette. We were missing stir sticks for our coffee so that was kind of...

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear tawney112 - Thank you so much for staying with us! I am glad that you had the opportunity to enjoy all of our great amenities and that you found all the staff to be hospitable providing great service. We take great pride in the property and the service we provide and it is very nice when we succeed in...

Lincoln, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough good things about the service we received during the conference we held at the hotel. I had several of our attendees comment that they "wish we could stay at this venue every conference." I think that speaks volumes to the impression left on my conference attendees. I could not be happier!

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear L945UTerins - Thank you for the great comments - i am delighted that all the attendees of the conference had a great time staying with while in Des Moines. Thank you for all the business - we look forward to seeing you back in Des Moines again! Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Embassy Suites Des Moines provided great service with a friendly attentive staff. FREE Breakfast was AMAZING and Free Evening Reception was good. Restaurant on site and walking distance to everything!

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Dtmotors - Thank you very much for the fantastic comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and the amenities we provide. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Repeat customer, stayed many times here with my family. Great front desk, cleaning staff and breakfast. Only wish the self parking was still available across the street. They are doing construction and we used the valet instead. There is usually street parking available in the evening if there is not a big event going on in town that day. They...

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear travelplanner2010_10 - Thank you very much for the great review - truly appreciated! Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager

United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

service staff throughout hotel were very friendly. The flavor and quality of food at breakfast was great .. .omelet bar was delicious and flavor of biscuits and gravy was super. rooms were spacious too .....

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear John - Thank you for your business and the nice comments. We all look forward to serving you in the future when your travel plans bring you back to Des Moines. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a very good place to stay my only issue was valet parking is now the only option and it is $23 and parking is outside seems high considering its not even covered. Breakfast staff was friendly which was not the case in past stays at this hotel.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Robert C - I am glad that you enjoyed our breakfast staff and the friendly service they provided. I am sorry about the parking being somewhat difficult due to the construction and development of the new city parking garage on the lot where we used to have our lower cost option self-parking lot. The valet parking we offer is...

Cedar Rapids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The amenities are great and the breakfast/reception is well worth the the little extra you may spend. Definitely recommend this hotel or any other Embassy Suites to other travelers. You will be happy.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Angela L - Thank you for your business and recommendation. Greatly appreciated! Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager

Walnut, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for a date night. Enjoyed the complimentary cocktails and walked to a restaurant. Nice, clean, and comfortable rooms. Needed to leave early and they provided us with to go containers so we could partake in the complimentary breakfast.

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Dear 647gwenb - Thank you for staying with us! I am glad you had a great stay and that our staff provided you with individualized service so that you could enjoy all of our amenities. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in the comfort of the spacious two-room suites at the Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown. Located close to the Iowa State Capitol, explore the trendy shopping and dining opportunities of the Historic East Village. Enjoy complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly Manager's Reception. Elegant banquet facilities are available for weddings, business meetings and other special events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown

Address: 101 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Formerly Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines-On The River)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $228 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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Also Known As:
Embassy Suites Des Moines
Des Moines Embassy Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Des Moines
#3 Business Hotel in Des Moines
#3 Family Hotel in Des Moines
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“away from main lobby is quiter. Above floor 3”
681freds, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“top floor if you would like a good view of the city”
jessenaj, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are great views from the top floor!”
  • Nicely appointed kitchenette!
  • Very comfortable bed!
  • Comfy, cozy living area!
LakeshoreLady, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't pay extra for the largest suites.”
cedmark3, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher the floor, the better. Also, try getting a room facing the river or the State Capitol.”
Kashbcn, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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