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Hotel Details Local Guide


  • This hotel is in the city center
  • Distance from the Hotel: 0.5 MILES
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-6


Des Moines International Airport (DSM)


Historic East Village

Iowa State Capitol

Wells Fargo Arena

Iowa Events Center

Des Moines Performing Arts Center

Iowa State Historical Museum

Brenton Skating Plaza

Court Avenue Entertainment District

Principal Park

Science Center of Iowa

Blank Park Zoo

Iowa State Fairgrounds

What's New

Looking for something new to experience? Here are some things new to Downtown Des Moines to get excited about! Iowa Taproom: 120 tap beer hall-style setting with all Iowa products ART RTE: 6.6-mile art trail painted along downtown sidewalks, leading to 87 pieces of artwork Peace Tree Brewing Tap Room: Knoxville-based brewery and tap room Lauridsen Skatepark: Largest skatepark in the nation!


Des Moines is a one-stop family stop. Stop downtown for the Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday's May through October, catch a movie on the big screen at the Iowa Science Center, walk through the Iowa Historical Museum, or spend the day on our many local trails. Learn Iowa History at Living History Farms and visit the animals at the Des Moines Blank Park Zoo!

Don't Go Home Without

You won’t want to “Go Home Without” experiencing these local favorites! Attend the Iowa State Fair, Downtown Farmers Market, Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre, World Food & Music Festival. Grab a bite to eat at Zombie Burger, Alba, The Continental & Lucca. Enjoy drinks at Streetcar 209/The Rooftop, Locust Tap, & play some games at Up/Down. Go Shopping at Raygun, Wanderlust, Aimee and many more!

Must See

There is so much you “Must See” while in Des Moines! Visit the beautiful State Capitol Building. Take a tour of the State Historical Museum, World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, the Science Center of Iowa, and the Blank Park Zoo. Enjoy a scenic walk through the John & Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, Gray's Lake Park, or the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center.

Must Do

There is so much you “Must Do” while in Des Moines! Explore the Historic East Village & Court Avenue Entertainment District. Get entertained at Wells Fargo Arena or the Iowa Events Center. Attend a show at one of the Des Moines Performing Arts venues, Des Moines Symphony, and the Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre. Catch a game at Principal Park. Enjoy a day at Brenton Skating Plaza.

Theme Park


Distance from hotel: 7 MI/ 11.27 KM North East

Race Tracks

Prairie Meadows

Distance from hotel: 7 MI/ 11.27 KM North East

Iowa Speedway

Distance from hotel: 37 MI/ 59.55 KM North East

Sports Venue

Wells Fargo Arena

Distance from hotel: 0.4 MI/ 0.64 KM North West

Museum or Gallery

Distance from hotel: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM East

Sightseeing Tours

Distance from hotel: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM East

Movie Theaters

Blank IMAX Dome Theater

Distance from hotel: 0.8 MI/ 1.29 KM West

Carmike Southridge 12

Distance from hotel: 5.5 MI/ 8.85 KM South

Park Details

Ashfield Park

Distance from hotel: 1.8 MI/ 2.9 KM East

Stewart Square

Distance from hotel: 1 MI/ 1.61 KM East