Des Lux Hotel

800 Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309 United States (USA) near Exit 135 on I-80 (~4.4mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.5 Star Property
41.586240-93.627770
+1-800-760-7718

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Suite Jacuzzi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed with De Luxe
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Room Suite Living Room Queen Sleeper Sofa L Arge Wet Bar with Stools Fireplace Atrium
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Room Suite with Living Room Wet Bar Fireplace Whirlpool Tub Coffeemaker Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate 2 Room Suite Living Room Queen Sleeper Sofa L Arge Wet Bar with Stools Fireplace Atrium
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate 2 Room Suite with Living Room Wet Bar Fireplace Whirlpool Tub Coffeemaker Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate Double Queen Executive Room Features 2 Queenb Eds with Desk and Desk Chair
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate Double Queen Room with A Fireplace A Desk and C Hair Coffeemaker Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate King Corner Suite with Sitting Area Cornerview Wet Bar Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate King Corner View Suite with Whirlpool Andfirepl Ace Sitting Area and Workstation
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate King Executive Room Features A King Bed Withlou Nge Chair Withottoman Desk and Desk Chair
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate King Executive with A Fireplace Lounge Chair Ot Toman Desk and Desk Chair Coffeemaker Refr
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate King Suite with Sitting Area Fireplace Whirlpoo L Tub Shower Coffeemaker Refrigerator Hai
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed Fireplace 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed Fireplace Kingbed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Queen Beds Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Queen Beds Fireplace 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Queen Beds Fireplace Queenbed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Suite 1 King Bed Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Suite 1 King Bed Fireplace 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Deluxe King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Executive King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Queen Executive Room Features 2 Queenb Eds with Desk and Desk Chair
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Queen Room with A Fireplace A Desk and C Hair Coffeemaker Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Room with De Luxe
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Room with Executive
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive Room 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive Room 1 King Bed Kingbed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive Room 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive Room 2 Queen Beds Queenbed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Corner Suite with Sitting Area Cornerview Wet Bar Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Corner View Suite with Whirlpool Andfirepl Ace Sitting Area and Workstation
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Executive Room Features A King Bed Withlou Nge Chair Withottoman Desk and Desk Chair
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Executive with A Fireplace Lounge Chair Ot Toman Desk and Desk Chair Coffeemaker Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Suite with Sitting Area Fireplace Whirlpoo L Tub Shower Coffeemaker Refrigerator, Hairdryer
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPresidential King Bed Suite Terrace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPresidential Suite 1 King Bed Terrace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPresidential Suite 1 King Bed Terrace 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Queen with Executive
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Fireplace 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Jetted Tub
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite Deluxe King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Suite 1 King Bed Fireplace
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Suite 1 King Bed Fireplace 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Suite King Bed
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

PapaJohn Sculpture Garden, Wells Fargo Arena, Civic Center of Greater DSM, Prarie Meadows, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Science Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines Botanical Center, Salisbury House & Garden, Veterans Memorial Auditorium(Iowa Event Center), Hy-Vee Hall, Iowa Speedway.

Verified Reviews of Des Lux Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Staff were helpful friendly and pleaseant."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
10/10 wonderful. beautiful facility.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 01 to Thu Sep 02 2021 at a $167.99 average nightly rate.
"Disappointment"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The air conditioning in the entire hotel was broken, the sheets were stained and had sand or crumbs in them, the bar wasn't open and there for no microwave or mini fridge when I paid for a suite.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Aug 23 to Tue Aug 24 2021 at a $290.99 average nightly rate.
"Exceptional"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Wonderful! Friendly Staff, Clean Room Accommodating services.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed May 26 to Sun May 30 2021 at a $185.99 average nightly rate.
"Fantastic Hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Fantastic Hotel. Employee staff is very accommodating. Property is beautiful and near everything downtown. A definite must stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu May 27 to Sun May 30 2021 at a $201.99 average nightly rate.
"Overnight stay! Wow!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Beautiful! Very welcoming staff, attentive, friendly, helpful. Room was spotless, quiet, comfortable. TV was not hooked up correctly but staff worked on it and fixed it quickly. Breakfast was delicious and offered many hot and cold options. Highly recommend the Des Lux Hotel!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Feb 15 to Sun Feb 16 2020 at a $189.00 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 291 guest reviews

Property Description

Experience luxury, elegance, and romance at the Suites of 800 Locust Hotel & Spa. Located in the heart of downtown, this exquisite hotel is close to shopping, nightlife, and restaurants. The Suites is a landmark destination, offering a European sense of grace and grandeur. It's in perfect harmony with old world charm and modern conveniences, resulting in a sophisticated infusing classical architecture with eclecticism and a touch of the unexpected. Included in each room night is a compimentary made to order omelet, belgian waffle, and continental breakfast.Both meeting rooms consist of the following;fiber optic cable high speed internet, four phone lines, full service AV equipment, pre-wired sound system, and executive refridgerator.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2001
Floors: 5
Rooms: 51
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 51
Handicap Rooms: 3
Suites: 4
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1717 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 150 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4 PM - 1 AM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hour cancellation
Nightly Parking: $20
Typical Group Deposit: 0
Total Taxes: 0.12%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.00%
Occupancy Tax: 7.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.00%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 21.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 0.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 21.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 50.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 28.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.50 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 0.00 Per Function (depends on what level)
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour (depends on selection)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • 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
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking
  • VCR or VCP
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International Airport is approx. 3 miles away. Taxi fare one way is approx. $15.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Previously known as:
The Suites of 800 Locust Hotel & Spa

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Des Lux Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Des Lux Hotel.

Feel free to use the Des Lux Hotel 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
Meeting Room 37 x 25 x 16 92555/55--40362821--/--801004
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
925 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
37 x 25 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
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
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Board Room 24 x 14 x 16 336--/----------16--/--------
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Board Room

Gorgeous Board Room with hand-made Italian Granite Table and Leather Executive Chairs. Original brick from when the building was built in 1909 plus rich Eurpoean colors creates a grand atmosphere for day long meetings, board retreats and out of the box brainstorming sessions. Also great for meetings planned around a working breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
336 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 14 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
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
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Presidential Suite 24 x 19 x 70 45638/--2719111311--/--5146--
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Presidential Suite

Patio Atrium that is shared between the two Presidential Suites. Perfect for Hospitality areas, Meet & Great, Cocktail Receptions or Out-of-the-Box Team Building.
Room Type:
Mezzanine
Total Size:
456 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 19 x 70 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
12
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
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FAQs about Des Lux Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm 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 11:00am 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 Des Lux Hotel have?

There are 51 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Des Lux Hotel?

Yes, they have 3 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Can I get a AAA rate at Des Lux Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA 2 Room Suite Living Room Queen Sleeper Sofa L Arge Wet Bar with Stools Fireplace Atrium

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Des Lux Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: AARP 2 Room Suite Living Room Queen Sleeper Sofa L Arge Wet Bar with Stools Fireplace Atrium

Is there a gym at Des Lux Hotel?

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

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