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)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2 Star Property
41.594890 -93.558510
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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:
"Great Place"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Clean and nice and a good breakfast, pool.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Jul-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 12 to Sat Jul 13 2019 at a $57.56 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 117 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.

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.

Previously known as:
Econo Lodge at Ia State Fairgrounds

Group vs. Individual Rates at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (Fairgrounds)

Rate fluctuations of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (Fairgrounds)

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group/meeting rates and the best individual traveler prices we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 49.4% in the month of April 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $119 in the month of June 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (Fairgrounds) in a month when rates are lower.

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.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. Wifi quality could be improved. About half of guests said the wifi quality was bad.

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..

Can I get a group rate at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (Fairgrounds)?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 13.3%.


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