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Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA | Area: Downtown Des Moines
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HOTEL RATING: 
EXCELLENT
4.2 out of 5 (97 Ratings)
1.4 miles from Des Moines centre
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Hotel Description
Plenty of on-site dining options plus a heated indoor pool earn praise for the non-smoking Des Moines Marriott Downtown. The 33-story Des Moines Marriott Downtown has 417 non-smoking rooms featuring plush bedding with pillowtop mattresses fluffy duvets and high-end linens. Premium cable TV with HBO coffeemakers and iPod docking stations are also part of the package. Wi-Fi is free in public spaces. There are two on-site restaurants one serving breakfast and lunch and another open for dinner and cocktails. There's also a Starbucks on hand. Recreational activities include an exercise room and a heated indoor pool and corporate guests have access to a business center and meeting facilities. Valet parking is available for a fee. The Marriott is attached to the four-mile Des Moines Skywalk giving easy access to shopping and entertainment the Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena. Hy-Vee Hall and the Civic Center are within walking distance and it's less than one mile to the Science Center of Iowa. Des Moines International Airport is four miles from the hotel and it's 13 miles to Living History Farms an outdoor museum that celebrates agriculture and rural life.

Check-in time: 16:00   Check-out time: 12:00
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Free Internet
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Swimming Pool
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Fitness Center
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Business Center
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Airport Shuttle
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Non Smoking
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Accessible
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Free Breakfast
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Free Parking
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Pets Allowed
Other Amenities
` Airport Shuttle
` Business Center
` Free Airport Shuttle
` Free Internet Available
` Free Internet Access
` Free Internet In Public Areas
` Fitness Center or Spa
` Accessible
` No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
` Restaurant
` Horse Riding
` Laundry
` Meeting/Banquet Facilities
` Newspapers
` Indoor Swimming Pool
` Parking
` Valet Parking
` Room Service
` Safety Deposit Box
` Tennis Court
` Air Conditioning
` Bar
` Barber/Beauty Shop
` Car Rental Desk
` Concierge Service
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Express Check-In/Check-Out
` Elevator
` Bicycle rental
` Dry cleaning
` Internet services
` Non-smoking throughout
` ATM/cash machine on site
` Breakfast in the room
` Ironing service
` Gift shop
` Canoeing
` Hiking
` Bowling
` Heating
` Fax/photocopying
` Luggage storage
` WiFi
` Mini golf
` Snack bar
` Indoor pool (all year)
` Shuttle service (free)
` Shared lounge/TV area
` Mini-market on site
` Wheelchair accessible
` Daily maid service
` Secured parking
` Daily Housekeeping
` Parking garage
` Toilet with grab rails
` Higher level toilet
` Lower bathroom sink

Des Moines Marriott Downtown Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
EXCELLENT (4.2 out of 5)

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Pleasant - 3 out of 5

SR, Mason City IA Mon, 27 February 2012

I can't believe a hotel this size doesn't have a few designated smoking rooms for the smoking population. The room I reserved cost a total of $195.00. When I checked out, I was given a receipt for valet parking for $20.14. I was totally shocked. I could not believe I just spent $195 on a room that was not $195 quality and I get charged for valet parking. Every hotel I have ever stayed at has complimentary valet parking. I could have parked at the Des Moines airport all week and not spent on parking what I did at the Marriott. This was very disappointing and chances are I will not stay at this Marriott again in the future.

Liked: Close to event centers.
Disliked: Charge for valet parking; no smoking rooms.

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

Amy Wed, 27 November 2019

Liked: Room was quite and spacious.
Disliked: Valet service was not told in advance. Paid for parking in a garage.

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Tue, 26 November 2019

Liked: Located in skyway
Disliked: Mandatory $25 per day valet parking

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Joseph Tue, 19 November 2019

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: only valet parking.`

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Paula Sat, 16 November 2019

Liked: The workout room was terrific!

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Marilyn Wed, 6 November 2019

Superb

Liked: Vale staff were amazing. Patient kind and helpful

4.5

Wonderful - 4.5 out of 5

Michele Tue, 5 November 2019

Liked: Nice sized clean rooms
Disliked: Valet parking is a little expensive by the time you pay and tip each time.

3.6

Good - 3.5 out of 5

Anonymous Thu, 31 October 2019

Good

Liked: Property was great but the service is very poor
Disliked: The services. People that is outside receiving you are not polite. People that is at the reception desk could be more kind.

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Lisa Sat, 5 October 2019

First time at Marriot.

Liked: Did not eat at the hotel
Disliked: Nothing

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Brittany Fri, 20 September 2019

Great location, friendly staff, comfortable...

Liked: Great downtown location near very nice restaurants. Love the layout of the room very trendy yet comforting. Beautiful view of the river from our room. Hotel staff was very friendly and accommodated any needs we had very quickly. Valet service was top notch! Will definitely stay again in the future.

2.5

Fair - 2.5 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Fri, 13 September 2019

Liked: Not a whole lot exceptional here. Staff was nice in as much as we had reason to talk to them. Location is good.
Disliked: Tiny little room. 2 queen beds and barely enough room to walk around them. 2 uncomfortable chairs, no couch.

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Des Moines Marriott Downtown 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA