DES MOINES AIRPORT HOTEL BY BEST WESTERN

1810 Army Post Rd., Des Moines, IA 50322 United States (USA)
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3 Star Airport Hotel in Polk County
41.52556 -93.640734
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  • We have an indoor pool ready for use
  • Free breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle available
  • 140 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check out: 12:00 PM
  • Group booking rating of 7.1/10
  • 10 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

We are nessled away on the southern side of Des Moines away from the noise and traffic of West Des Moines and downtown. The hotel is 1 block from the Airport and less than 1 mile from the bypass which makes traveling anywhere in the area simple. We are within 5 minutes of downtown Des Moines, Interstate 35, Drake University, The Iowa Events Center, Wells Fargo Arena, Hy Vee Hall, Des Moines Civic Center, The Des Moines Convention Center, Priciple Park, The Legacy Golf Club, and Grays Lake. We are less than 2 minutes from Blank Park Zoo, Air Lanes Bowling Alley, Southridge Mall, the Fort Des Moines Park, and over 50 different area restaurants.

Customer Reviews of Des Moines Airport Hotel by Best Western

Property Description

At the Des Moines Airport Hotel and Conference Center by Best Western we take great pride in providing our valued guests an upscale hotel experience at a Best Western price. Our property has recently been named one of the nicest Best Western hotels in the United States. Our beautiful hotel has 140 sleeping rooms including: 3 Suites, 1 Luxury Suite, 2 Whirlpool Honeymoon Suites, and we also have 8 Banquet or Conference rooms to accommodate up to 450 people. Every one of our sleeping rooms include: a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet for each guest, a microwave, mini-fridge, NEW plush pillow top mattresses, FREE high-speed wireless internet, room service options, and cable television with HBO and pay-per view movies. In addition to the amenities inside the room, guests also receive access to our huge heated indoor pool, hot tub, on-site fitness center, and FREE 24 hour airport shuttle that will take you and pick you up from anywhere within 5 miles. Attached to the hotel is Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern which serves as the perfect location for any meal. Our Bennigan’s is not like every other Bennigan’s you may have been to. We offer happy hour daily from 4pm – 7pm, LIVE Music on Saturday’s, a special menu created by our executive chef as well as the traditional menu. We welcome your business and hope you will choose to stay with us. We know you will not be disappointed!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 2
Rooms: 140
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 139
Handicap Rooms: 5
Suites: 6
Meeting Rooms: 10 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 8000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 400 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6:00pm the night before arrival. 24 hour notice.
Nightly Parking: 0.00

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health centre
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The Des Moines International Airport is located only 1 block from our hotel, and we offer a FREE 24 hour shuttle.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Des Moines Airport Hotel by Best Western

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Des Moines Airport Hotel by Best Western.

Feel free to use the Des Moines Airport Hotel by Best Western meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Des Moines event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Ballroom 112 x 35 x 10 4402 330/-- -- 260 100 80 106 28/22 450 400 440
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Ballroom

Our ballroom is beautifully decorated with a French Country decor. It is the perfect site for an elegant wedding, large conference, or dinner reception.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4402 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
112 x 35 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
2
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Ballroom Meeting Space Thumbnail 1
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Salon A
33 x 32 x 10 1056 50/-- -- 50 25 35 25 7/5 100 75 106
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Salon A

Large meeting space that is great for a company meeting or smaller group meeting up to about 50 people. This room has a drop down 10x10 screen built in with a independent house sound system.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1056 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
33 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Salon B
20 x 32 x 10 640 40/-- -- 30 15 15 15 4/3 50 60 64
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Salon B

This is one of our smallest meeting rooms that are a part of the ballroom. This room is a great place for a small meeting are exhibit space. A great room at a great rate for smaller groups.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
640 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Salon C
24 x 32 x 10 768 50/64 -- 40 18 20 18 5/4 85 75 77
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Salon C

This room is a very nice room within our ballroom and is a great room to use for a smaller group. Has access through our pre-event lobby and overall a beautiful room for groups not needing a large amount of space.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
768 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
24 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Salon D
55 x 35 x 10 1925 140/160 -- 120 46 60 40 12/10 175 150 193
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Salon D

This is our largest breakout room of our ballroom. It is a large salon with two pillars along one of the walls with a drop down screen built in. This room also has private entrance to the pool area which makes it a great salon for large events with displays set-up in our large pool atrium
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1925 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
55 x 35 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
15
Columns:
2
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Photo of Salon D
Board Room #100 25 x 17 x 8 425 30/30 -- 20 10 20 15 3/2 20 40 43
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Board Room #100

Very nice board room for a small meeting or conference. Rooms has a built in screen and its own counter space, sink, and mini-fridge. Outside food and beverage is allowed.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
425 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 17 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Board Room #111 29 x 10 x 8 290 20/24 -- 15 7 15 10 2/1 26 30 29
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Board Room #111

Very nice boardroom which is perfect for a group meeting. This room has a drop down screen in it along with a built in restroom, counter space, and sink. Also a great room for a baby shower or birthday party.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
290 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
29 x 10 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Board Room #211 20 x 27 x 8 540 40/45 -- 20 13 20 15 3/3 36 50 54
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Board Room #211

This is our largest boardroom. Its is irregularly shaped but it is a great place for a meeting, birthday party, holiday party, or baby shower. It also includes its own counter space and restroom right in the room.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
540 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 27 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Pre-Conference Lobby 80 x 21 x 10 1680 --/-- -- -- -- -- -- 11/8 -- 168 168
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Pre-Conference Lobby

We have a beautiful pre-conference lobby with comfortable furniture and elegant lighting. This is the perfect location to relax or for a buffet to be setup.
Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
1680 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
80 x 21 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
3
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Photo of Pre-Conference Lobby
Pool Atrium 31 x 37 x 20 1147 150/-- -- -- -- -- -- 7/6 70 220 115
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Pool Atrium

We have a very large pool atrium which is the perfect place for a birthday party, baby shower, family gathering, or convention space.
Room Type:
Pool Deck
Total Size:
1147 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
31 x 37 x 20 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Bennigan's Irish Grill and Tavern Group Space 15 x 15 x 10 225 --/-- -- -- -- -- 25 --/-- -- -- --
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Bennigan's Irish Grill and Tavern Group Space

This space is an area in our attached restaurant that is perfect for a group dinner of 25. There is a large 42" flat panel TV in the area with DirecTV
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
225 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
15 x 15 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Bennigan's Irish Grill and Tavern 25 x 10 x 10 250 --/-- -- -- -- -- 25 --/-- -- -- --
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Bennigan's Irish Grill and Tavern

This is an area in are attached Bennigan's Grill and Tavern that is a perfect place for a group dinner for 25-30 people. There are four large 42" flat panel TV's visible in this area.
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
250 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 10 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning

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