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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 -Call Us (Map)
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v < 0.1 miles from Iowa State Fair
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Good, 3.7 Based on 272 Reviews
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Iowa State Fair Hotels - Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown

418 6th Avenue, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 2.8 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 8 mins )
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Wonderful, 4.55 Based on 44 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 Nearby Dining
401 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 2.9 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins )
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Wonderful, 4.55 Based on 204 Reviews
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Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown

201 East Locust Street, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 3.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins )
Uber from $8-11
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Very Good, 4.2 Based on 300 Reviews
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Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

929 3rd Street, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 4.0 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins )
Uber from $8-10
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Good, 3.91 Based on 209 Reviews
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Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown

101 East Locust Street, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 4.4 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins )
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Excellent, 4.33 Based on 89 Reviews
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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Our Pick: Top Rated
700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 4.7 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 11 mins )
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Good, 3.85 Based on 393 Reviews
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Red Roof Inn Des Moines

Red Roof Inn Des Moines

5020 Ne 14th Street, Des Moines -Call Us (Map)
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v 7.3 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 11 mins )
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Iowa State Fair Reviews

This venue is ranked #2 of 7 venues in Des Moines

Overall Average Score: 
Exceptional (5 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Katie, 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

Karrie, 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

Cindy, Princeton

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

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Jill M, 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 #4 of 66 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, Des Moines, Iowa
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:

AC Hotel by Marriott Des Moines East Village
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.55
2.9 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins by car )

Surety Hotel
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.7
4.6 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.55
3.1 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, 4.55
2.9 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins by car )

Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
Traveler Rating : Wonderful, 4.55
3.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Ankeny
Traveler Rating : Excellent, 4.35
3.7 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, 3.05
7.0 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 13 mins by car )

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center
Traveler Rating : Very Good, 4.2
4.0 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 9 mins by car )

Holiday Inn Des Moines-Downtown-Mercy Campus
Traveler Rating : Very Good, 4.02
4.1 miles from Iowa State Fair ( 10 mins by car )

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