Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

101 East Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4 Star Downtown Hotel in Polk County
41.5882526-93.6155236
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4.5/5

Based on 1262 guest reviews

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  • We have an indoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 8.4%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 234 rooms
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group score of 7.7/10

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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

Verified Reviews of Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

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"Great place to stay."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great rooms, comfortable beds, friendly staff.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Aug 22 to Sat Aug 24 2019 at a $165.09 average nightly rate.
4.5 out of 5. Based on 1262 guest reviews

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.

Green Sustainability

We allow guests to skip housekeeping services by day and received a $5 pantry voucher each day housekeeping is declined.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 0
Rooms: 234
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 0
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0 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
Pool Info:
Open Daily from 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM with adults only swim during the first and last hours.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the arrival date
Nightly Parking: $8
Typical Group Deposit: 20%
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%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 10.00 Per Night ($25.00 per night valet)
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person (Per 3rd & 4th Adult)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 4.95 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 4.95 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 200.00 Per Day (Per 30 attendees)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 25.00 Per Day (Per Wired Line)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 24.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 24.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 150.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees: 150.00 Per Function

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 milesComplimentary 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

Breakfast Information

Complimentary breakfast buffet with made-to-order pancakes and omelets.

Parking Info

Valet Parking – On Site0-4 hours - $8.00 (tax included) 4-8 hours - $15.00 (tax included) Overnight - $25.00 + taxSelf-Parking – City Garage$1.00 per hour up to 7 hoursMaximum of $7.00 for 12 hoursMaximum of $10.00 for 24 hoursStreet ParkingMeters are enforced 9:00am-9:00pm daily Monday-Saturday, Excluding Holidays

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary access for all Hilton Honors members regardless of status. $4.95 per 24 hours for non-Hilton Honors members.

About Embassy Suites

  • Free Cooked-to-Order Breakfast
  • Offer spacious Two-Room Suites great for groups or large families
  • Free snacks and drinks during evening reception for all ages
  • Can pre-order services online before arriving

The Embassy Suites highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown, Embassy Suites Des Moines on the River, Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

Seasonality and Projections at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both group/meeting prices and the lowest online individual prices our system could find at the time the group offer was submitted. The most competitive group discount displayed is 16.8% in the month of December 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $226 in the month of July 2019. 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 by Hilton Des Moines Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

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

Feel free to use the Embassy Suites by Hilton 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--/700490443------60/5010001000--
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Embassy Ballroom

The Embassy Ballroom can be divided into 8 separate sections for flexibility to meet most event requirements.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
10650 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
142 x 75 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
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
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Rental costs are determined based on amount of space required as well as the amount of in-house catered food and beverage will be purchased.
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Junior Ballroom 68 x 28 x 13 1904--/1007046544850--/--120150--
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Junior Ballroom

The Junior Ballroom can divide into 3 smaller sections.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1904 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
68 x 28 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
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
Potomac 28 x 25 x 13 700--/402822302422--/--6050--
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Potomac

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
700 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 25 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
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
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Scott's Landing 31 x 39 x 11 1209--/604230362728--/--90100--
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Scott's Landing

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1209 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
31 x 39 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
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
Atrium 35 x 45 x 80 1575--/130----------10/----200--
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Atrium

Room Type:
Mezzanine
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
35 x 45 x 80 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
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
River View Patio 68 x 28 x 0 1904--/100------------/----190--
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River View Patio

Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
1904 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
68 x 28 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
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
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System

FAQs about Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

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 12:00 pm 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 Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown have?

There are 234 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown?

Yes, they have 6 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown?

Complimentary breakfast buffet with made-to-order pancakes and omelets.

What parking is available at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown?

Valet Parking – On Site0-4 hours - $8.00 (tax included) 4-8 hours - $15.00 (tax included) Overnight - $25.00 + taxSelf-Parking – City Garage$1.00 per hour up to 7 hoursMaximum of $7.00 for 12 hoursMaximum of $10.00 for 24 hoursStreet ParkingMeters are enforced 9:00am-9:00pm daily Monday-Saturday, Excluding Holidays

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary access for all Hilton Honors members regardless of status. $4.95 per 24 hours for non-Hilton Honors members.

Is there a gym at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Open Daily from 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM with adults only swim during the first and last hours..

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