EMBASSY SUITES DES MOINES DOWNTOWN

101 East Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Downtown Hotel in Polk County
41.58862 -93.61598
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4.5/ 5

Based on 449 guest reviews

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  • We have an indoor pool ready for use
  • Free breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 19.6%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • 234 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 14 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Located in the Historic East Village and across the river from Court Avenue- Des Moines trendiest downtown shopping and entertainment districts, Iowa Events Center (Wells Fargo Arena, Veteran's Auditorium, Hy-Vee Hall- 4 blocks, Principal Park- Home of the Iowa Cubs- 4 blocks, Science Center of Iowa- 5 blocks, Brenton Skating Plaza and Bike Rental- adjacent, Pricipal Riverwalk- adjacent, Des Moines Civic Center- 2 blocks, Iowa State Capitol- 4 blocks

Customer Reviews of Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

4.5 out of 5. Based on 449 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

This all-suite downtown Des Moines hotel has the privilege of being the closest hotel to the Iowa State Capitol campus. Our hotel is ideally situated among the trendy eateries and shopping of the Historic East Village, and the nightlife of the Court Avenue Entertainment District. Enjoy the spacious, modern Des Moines lodging provided by 234 two-room suites with amenities such as two 37-inch LCD HD televisions, high-speed internet access, and local photography and artwork adorning the suite walls. Step into true Des Moines hospitality with the beautiful open atrium lobby. Take advantage of great on-site services such as an indoor pool and a modern fitness center. All guests at our downtown hotel in Des Moines, IA wake up to a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast with a variety of options to choose from. Liberty's - an Iowa Grill, offers great American food in a relaxed environment. When you return to this Des Moines hotel after your day, the nightly Manager’s Reception* offers you what you need—refreshing beverages and warm conversation. This all-suite hotel features 15,000 sq. ft. of flexible single-level meeting space. With multiple meeting rooms in the conference center, we host meetings both large and small, and the ballroom hosts banquets for up to 700 people. The ballroom is the perfect setting for wedding receptions, and our conference center offers great flexibility and accommodations for conferences.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 8
Rooms: 234
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 231
Handicap Rooms: 10
Suites: 234
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 14 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 20000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 700 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11am-11pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the arrival date
Nightly Parking: $8
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 8.00 Per Night
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 9.95 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 9.95 Per Day

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • 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
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International Airport- 7 miles Complimentary airport shuttle service available daily from 5a-11p

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle service on the half hour within a 2 mi radius of the hotel from 5am-11pm

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.
Previously known as:
Embassy Suites Des Moines on the River, Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

Group vs. Individual Rates at Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

Above shows trends of room prices for both group quotes and the lowest individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group offer was entered. The lowest group or meeting displayed is 19.6% in the month of February 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $259 in the month of February 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown.

Feel free to use the Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown 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
Embassy Ballroom 142 x 75 x 15 10650 --/700 490 443 -- -- -- 60/50 1000 1000 --
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Embassy Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
10650 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
142 x 75 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
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
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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