Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel  4 stars

700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, United States, 50309  show mapSave
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 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms


Valet parking


24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool


Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation



Des Moines Marriott Downtown is rated 3 stars and provides visitors with a barber shop, a beauty salon and a lift. This elegant hotel dates from 1981 and was refurbished in 2009.

This hotel is ideally located in a ski area and 1.6km from 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 offers central location close to parks and a river.

Just 10 minutes from Des Moines International airport.


All 415 stylish rooms at Des Moines Marriott Downtown feature 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. 


Des Moines Marriott Downtown boasts a photocopier, a business center and internet access for business needs and provides room service, 24-hour reception and ironing service.


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 for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at 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) - 200 ft, Gazali's - 200 ft
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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs available
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Spa center
  • Jacuzzi
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request
  • Premium bedding
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  4 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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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
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    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
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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
    • Vets Memorial Auditorium
      2000 ft
    • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
      2000 ft
    • Principal Park Stadium
      2700 ft
    • Steven Vail Galleries
      400 ft
    • Des Moines Art District
      1400 ft
    • Artists Emporium
      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
      2300 ft
    • Mercy College-Health Sciences
      2700 ft
    • 3700 ft
    • University of Iowa School
      4000 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
      1900 ft
      330 Park Street, Des Moines
    • Science Center of Iowa
      2200 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

      200 ft
      700 Grand Avenue

      Phone: (515) 558-6730

    • Gazali's

      55% likes this, based on 12 reviews

      200 ft
      700 Locust St Ste 5

      Phone: (515) 243-7194

    • Sarpino's Pizzeria

      69% likes this, based on 22 reviews
      Cuisine: Pizza

      300 ft
      319 7th St

      Phone: (515) 284-0664

    • 801 Steak & Chop House

      68% likes this, based on 91 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
      Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

      500 ft
      801 Grand Ave

      Phone: (515) 288-6000

    • Mr Filet Steakhouse

      69% likes this, based on 44 reviews
      Cuisine: Steakhouse

      400 ft
      510 7TH St

      Phone: (515) 244-4600

    Des Moines Marriott Downtown Reviews

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

    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.

      • Average rating
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