Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel  4 stars

700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, United States, 50309  show mapSave
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The welcoming Des Moines Marriott Downtown offers accommodation in a ski area of Des Moines. The hotel occupies 33 floors and was renovated in 2009.

It provides central location within close proximity to Terrace Hill, State Historical Museum and Capitol Building. Just 1km from the center of Des Moines known for Science Center of Iowa, Polk County Convention Complex at Iowa Events Center and Hoyt Sherman Place.

The hotel boasts close proximity to taverns, golf courses and a zoo.

Fast access to Des Moines International airport within 10km is provided.


Guests are offered 415 stylish hotel rooms equipped with cable TV, an iPod dock, a writing desk, individual climate control and ironing facilities. They are fitted with complimentary toiletries, a shower and a bathtub in the en-suite bathrooms.


Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the lounge. American dishes are served in the grill restaurant. Cocktails can be savored in the sports bar.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Guests of Des Moines Marriott Downtown are welcome to use a photocopier, a business center and internet access.


Leisure facilities feature a library, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course. The on-site fitness center features a jogging trail and fitness classes.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is USD 9.95 per day

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 20 per day.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of floors   33.  Number of rooms   417.

City Center Des Moines - 2300 ft
Airports Des Moines International (DSM) - 4.0 mi
Restaurants Rock River Grill & Tavern (cuisine: American) - 100 ft, Gazali's - 300 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Barber/beauty Shop
  • Vending Machines
  • Hairdresser
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Housekeeping
  • Wedding Services
  • Valet parking
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • TV



from  4 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
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    Des Moines Marriott Downtown LocationWhat's nearby

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    • Underground stations
    • Train stations
    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Sherman Hill
      3700 ft
    • Des Moines Metropolitan Transit
      4000 ft
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      2000 ft
    Convention centers
    Sport related
    • Pizza Palace
      700 ft
    Historical sites
    • Wallace House Foundation
      3700 ft
    • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
      1700 ft
    • Vets Memorial Auditorium
      2000 ft
    • Principal Park Stadium
      2700 ft
    • Steven Vail Galleries
      700 ft
    • Artists Emporium
      1400 ft
    • Des Moines Art District
      1400 ft
    • 1700 ft
    • Polk County Heritage Gallery
      2300 ft
    • Metro Arts Alliance
      4300 ft
    • Des Moines Botanical Ctr
      4000 ft
    • Des Moines Symphony
      1700 ft
    Universities, Institutes
    • Sleep Disorder Ctr
      2000 ft
    • Mercy College-Health Sciences
      2300 ft
    • University of Iowa School
      3700 ft
    • 3700 ft
    • Wire Whisk Works
      4300 ft
    Medical care and Hospitals
    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
      2000 ft
    • Mercy Medical Center
      4000 ft

    Local Attractions

    • State Historical Museum
      5200 ft
      600 E. Locust St., Des Moines
    • Capitol Building
      1.1 mi
      East 9th & Grand Ave, Des Moines
    • Terrace Hill
      1.2 mi
      2300 Grand Ave., Des Moines
    • East Village
      2.2 mi
      Des Moines, IA
    • Salisbury House
      2.4 mi
      4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines

    Near the hotel

    • Iowa Hall of Pride
      1800 ft
      330 Park Street, Des Moines
    • Science Center of Iowa
      2300 ft
      401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines
    • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
      3700 ft
      Des Moines, IA
    • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
      4500 ft
      909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Rock River Grill & Tavern

      Cuisine: American

      100 ft
      700 Grand Avenue

      Phone: (515) 558-6730

    • Gazali's

      55% likes this, based on 12 reviews

      300 ft
      700 Locust St Ste 5

      Phone: (515) 243-7194

    • 801 Steak & Chop House

      69% likes this, based on 95 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
      Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

      400 ft
      801 Grand Ave

      Phone: (515) 288-6000

    • Mr Filet Steakhouse

      69% likes this, based on 15 reviews
      Cuisine: Steakhouse

      300 ft
      510 7TH St

      Phone: (515) 244-4600

    • Sarpino's Pizzeria

      69% likes this, based on 43 reviews
      Cuisine: Pizza

      400 ft
      319 7th St

      Phone: (515) 284-0664

    Des Moines Marriott Downtown Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Des Moines Marriott Downtown

    Average guest rating

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    Based on 2 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Older travelers

      No coffee pot or coffee in the room. No coffee in the morning available in the lobby or in the coffee shop.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Access to Des Moines through Skywalk System. Free parking garages on weekend made stay more affordable.

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