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Hotels near Iowa State Fair - Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds

410 East 30th Street, Des Moines | Area: Fairgrounds - Pleasant Hill (Map)
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v < 0.1 miles from Iowa State Fair
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Very Good, 4.15 Based on 193 Reviews
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Iowa State Fair Hotels - Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

418 6th Avenue, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 2.8 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 8 mins )
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Wonderful, 4.65 Based on 39 Reviews
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AC Hotel by Marriott Des Moines East Village

AC Hotel by Marriott Des Moines East Village

Our Pick: Top for Nightlife
401 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lWonderful
v 2.9 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins )
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Wonderful, 4.65 Based on 150 Reviews
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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

Our Pick: Top for Nearby Dining
201 East Locust Street, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lWonderful
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v 3.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins )
Uber from $8-11
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Excellent, 4.25 Based on 246 Reviews
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Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

929 3rd Street, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 4.0 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins )
Uber from $8-10
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Very Good, 4.07 Based on 171 Reviews
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Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus

Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus

1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 4.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins )
Uber from $8-11
l Kerrie M "Very nice and professional staff, great location, clean rooms, and I loved the shuttle service!!"
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Very Good, 4.2 Based on 132 Reviews
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Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

101 East Locust Street, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 4.4 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins )
Uber from $8-10
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Very Good, 4.1 Based on 472 Reviews
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

Our Pick: Top Rated (Budget)
1901 Hackley Avenue, Des Moines | Area: Des Moines Airport (DSM) (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 8.8 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 19 mins )
Uber from $14-18
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Excellent, 4.48 Based on 75 Reviews
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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 4.7 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 11 mins )
Uber from $9-12
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Very Good, 4.15 Based on 55 Reviews
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Sleep Inn & Suites Pleasant Hill - Des Moines

Sleep Inn & Suites Pleasant Hill - Des Moines

5850 Morning Star Court, Pleasant Hill | Area: Fairgrounds - Pleasant Hill (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 4.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins )
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Wonderful, 4.6 Based on 79 Reviews
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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Des Moines Downtown

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Des Moines Downtown

333 Southwest 11th Street, Des Moines | Area: Downtown Des Moines (Map)
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lWonderful
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v 4.7 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 12 mins )
Uber from $9-11
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Excellent, 4.45 Based on 129 Reviews
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My Place Hotel-Altoona/Des Moines IA

My Place Hotel-Altoona/Des Moines IA

2315 Adventureland Drive, Altoona | Area: Racetrack - Amusement Park Area (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 6.5 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 16 mins )
Uber from $11-15
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#1 Rated

Iowa State Fair Reviews

This venue is ranked #1 of 7 venues in Des Moines

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
EXCEPTIONAL (5 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Cedar Rapids

Rides, as usual, were overpriced and not all functioning. Food is amazing.

Liked: Great food.
Disliked: Expensive rides.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Manchester

Lots of things for kids to do. Great entertainment; so many air conditioned buildings now; lots of food choices.

Liked: Everything else.
Disliked: Parking.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Princeton

Liked: Had a great time. My son was in the Bill Riley show.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Monona

The shows were good for my kids with them showing at county fairs. The active projects in the exhibition hall were great! Midway was clean! I was not nervous with my kids riding them. Jason Aldean concert was great!

Liked: We liked it all
Disliked: Newspapers when walking in were to cumbersome.

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Iowa State Fairgrounds is #5 of 62 things to do in Des Moines

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Yubado, Adel, Iowa
Tue 3 Mar, 2020
l Never miss the greatest show on earth. Best food, best people watching, best everything. It's pricey but well worth it.

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3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: Al S
Tue 11 Feb, 2020
l Very high priced just to get into this place. $10 - $12 a piece. Another $10.00 just to park your car and then you WALK a hundred miles . But.... I must say the variety of foods is fantastic...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Ezfill, West Des Moines, Iowa
Tue 5 Nov, 2019
l Best food, hundreds of different foods, craft beers, rides, animals and more animals. New experimental foods, great deals on hot tubs, mowers, food

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Frequently Asked Questions about hotels near Iowa State Fair

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What hotels near Iowa State Fair are best for nightlife?

If you're looking for hotels near Iowa State Fair that are in the best place for nightlife, these hotels are definitely worth checking out:

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.65
3.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
Traveler Rating : Very Good, 4.15
2.8 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 8 mins by car )

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.28
4.3 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

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What hotels near Iowa State Fair are close to restaurants?

If you're looking for hotels near Iowa State Fair that are close to the best restaurants, be sure to check these hotels out:

AC Hotel by Marriott Des Moines East Village
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.65
2.9 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins by car )

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.65
3.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.48
4.7 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 11 mins by car )

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What are the best hotels near Iowa State Fair in Des Moines?

Some of our top rated hotels near Iowa State Fair are:

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Traveller Rating : Wonderful, 4.5
4.2 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins by car )

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
Traveller Rating : Very Good, 4.15
2.8 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 8 mins by car )

Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown
Traveller Rating : Very Good, 4.2
4.4 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

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What hotels near Iowa State Fair are booked most often?

These hotels near Iowa State Fair are booked most frequently on ConcertHotels.com:

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines North
Traveler Rating : Pleasant, 3.34
7.0 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 13 mins by car )

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.25
4.0 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins by car )

Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus
Traveler Rating : Very Good, 4.07
4.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

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