Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

410 East 30th St., Des Moines, IA 50317 United States (USA) near Exit 137b a on I-80 (~4.0mi)
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2.0 Star Property
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Based on 581 guest reviews

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  • Indoor pool in hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • 69 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • 19 suites in property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Conviently located across from the state fairgrounds and 3.6 miles from downtowns Wells Fargo Arena and Hyvee Hall.

Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Always Clean"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very happy! Rooms are always clean!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Jan-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jan 26 to Sun Jan 28 2024 at a $70.55 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 581 guest reviews

Property Description

Free on site parking, pool, hot tub. Located near numerous local resturants. We offer spacious suites that offer plenty of room for work or relaxation. Free wireless internet in all rooms as well as the business center.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 3
Rooms: 69
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 69
Handicap Rooms: 6
Suites: 19
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Pool Info:
ranges from 3-5.5 foot deep and is handicap accessible.
Policies / Expenses
Nightly Parking: $0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International Airport is located about 10 miles away and a cab costs between $20-$25.

Local Shuttle Info: *** There is plenty of meeting space across the street at the IA State Fairgrounds that may be arranged by the hotel! From banquets to meetings, seminars to weddings, easy access, plenty of free parking, and reasonable costs are included at the IA State Fairgrounds venues.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
$25.00 one time pet fee. 2 per room under 30lbs and crated.

Parking Info

Complimentary Parking

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi

Cleaning Policies

Hand sanitizer available, public restroom closed, All door handles and elevator buttons sanitized multiple times a day, All high use surfaces in rooms sanitized -TV remote, light switches, door and flush handles.

About Econo Lodge

  • Easy Starts continental breakfast
  • Offer special promotions and advance purchase deals
  • Free high-speed internet and premium movie channel
  • Convenient locations close to major roads and highways

The Econo Lodge highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Scenic Route Bakery - A charming bakery offering delicious pastries and coffee. Located 0.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Zombie Burger + Drink Lab - A quirky burger joint with a zombie-themed atmosphere. Located 1.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Fong's Pizza - A popular local pizza joint known for its unique Asian-inspired pizza combinations. Located 1.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Iowa State Fairgrounds - Enjoy a day at the fairgrounds, known for its annual state fair and various events throughout the year. Located 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: La Mie Bakery - A cozy bakery offering a variety of pastries and breakfast items. Located 1.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Smitty's Tenderloin Shop - A local favorite for their famous breaded pork tenderloin sandwiches. Located 2.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Centro - A trendy Italian restaurant serving delicious pasta and wood-fired pizzas. Located 1.7 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Pappajohn Sculpture Park - Explore this outdoor sculpture park featuring works by renowned artists. Located 1.9 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Waveland Cafe - A classic diner serving hearty breakfast options. Located 3.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Jethro's BBQ - A popular BBQ joint known for its mouthwatering ribs and wings. Located 4.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Malo - A vibrant Mexican restaurant with a lively atmosphere and delicious tacos. Located 1.6 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Des Moines Art Center - Visit this art museum showcasing a diverse collection of modern and contemporary art. Located 3.8 miles from the hotel.

Previously known as:
Econo Lodge at Ia State Fairgrounds, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (Fairgrounds)

FAQs about Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds have?

There are 69 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

What parking is available at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds?

Complimentary Parking

How much does internet cost?

Free Wi-Fi

Is there a pool at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. ranges from 3-5.5 foot deep and is handicap accessible..


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