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Low season

DecemberCheapest month to stay with an average 24% drop in price.

High season

FebruaryMost expensive month to stay with an average 33% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$167Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$220Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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Top tips for finding perfect Des Moines hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Des Moines, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Des Moines in December and July.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Des Moines if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 71 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Des Moines accommodation.
  • For visitors who want to spend time at the Iowa State Fairground, either to see the livestock sales, flea markets or various other shows such as trade or antique shows, that come to the fairground throughout the year, think about staying at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairground. This 2-star hotel is located next to the fairground and the surrounding area has a range of restaurants and bars. Ensure you check the program for the Iowa State Fairground beforehand to see what’s on.
  • For golfers visiting Des Moines, why not stay in the Holiday Inn Express Des Moines at Drake University? This 2-star hotel is a 6-minute drive from the Waveland Golf Course, which is an 18-hole course established in 1901. The course is the oldest municipal course west of the Mississippi River. The golf course has a Pro Shop at the club house in case you need to stock up on tees or golf balls.
  • If you want to stay in Downtown Des Moines to be in amongst the hustle and bustle of the city, you could stay at the 3-star Hyatt Palace Des Moines/Downtown, which is near various restaurants, shops and the Downtown Farmers’ Market of Des Moines. This area also boasts live music acts and shows, especially during the summer months.
  • Wanting to explore the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates and visit the gardens afterwards? Consider booking the Embassy Suites Hilton Des Moines, located on the bank of the Des Moines River. This 3-star hotel is a 1-minute drive away from the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates – a museum dedicated to a Nobel Peace Prize winner who was renowned for creating food programs to eliminate hunger.
  • If you want to explore the historical background of Des Moines, you could stay in the East Village, which is home to the Iowa State Capital Building and the State of Iowa Historical Museum. The 3-star AC Hotel Des Moines East Village is located within the East Village and from here you can wander around the area and take a look at some of the listed buildings.

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Best Des Moines hotels

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Des Lux Hotel - Des Moines - Building
Des Lux Hotel
9.4 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines $220+
$220+
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
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Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Building
Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
7.5 Good
Downtown Des Moines $157+
$157+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
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Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel - Des Moines - Building
Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
8.5 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines $144+
$144+
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Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Building
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
8.0 Excellent
East Village $227+
$227+
Pool
Pet friendly
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Motel 6 Des Moines Ia - Des Moines - Bedroom
Motel 6 Des Moines Ia
5.8 Okay
$72+
$72+
Pool
Pet friendly
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Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Lounge
Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown
8.4 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines $176+
$176+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
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Adventureland Inn - Des Moines - Bedroom
Adventureland Inn
7.5 Good
$157+
$157+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Des Moines Marriott Downtown - Des Moines - Bedroom
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
8.9 Excellent
Downtown Des Moines $180+
$180+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport - Des Moines - Bedroom
Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport
8.8 Excellent
$141+
$141+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Hotels near Des Moines Civic Center

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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown - Des Moines - Building
Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
9.1 Excellent
East Village $172+
$172+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds - Des Moines - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
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