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Butler House on Grand

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4507 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
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Butler House on Grand
Ranked #2 of 5 Des Moines B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Enjoyed two comfortable nights at this B&B. Filling, tasty breakfasts, Lauren takes great care to find out about your dietary needs; well stocked fridge for all guests to help themselves to soft drinks; lots of local knowledge from Clark and Lauren is at your disposal too. Lovely couple.

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Alabaster, Alabama
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed at this B&B for our wedding/honeymoon in 2010. The area itself is pristine and clean. The house is close to town and attractions. I recommend visiting the rose garden while there and the downtown parks. The house is beautiful and the host has a fantastic breakfast every morning. It's a quiet and relaxed atmosphere, very private and comfortable.... More 

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Flossmoor, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My daughter and I spent a quick night here during her orientation at DMU. Everything was rainbows with out the rain. The room was beautiful and large and made us feel like royalty. The community fridge was well stocked with cold beverages. Turn down service added a sweet treat to our sweet dreams. And the breakfast, fresh fruit, stuffed french... More 

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Butler House is gracious, comfortable and well located. We rented 4 rooms for 2 nights for our party of 7 and loved each room for it's charm and features. All beds were comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious, with Lauren taking care to ask about food preferences, and catering to a gluten-free guest. Clark and Lauren could not have been more... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Generally we really enjoyed our time there. The owners were very friendly, helpful in giving directions and recommendations for attractions in the area. Parking was easy during our stay (it wasn’t a full house, not sure if it is more difficult when all of the rooms are booked) and the breakfast was wonderful. I appreciated the soda/water availability outside of... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My mom, sister and I went to Des Moines to visit family. My brother recommended this place and wow are we glad we have found it. Lauren and Clark, the owners/innkeepers, outdo themselves on a daily basis. Unlike other B & B's, where breakfast is served at a fixed time, the guests may chose a time within a tow hour... More 

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Champlin, Minnesota
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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

This was the last stop in a line of B&B's on a cross country trip for us. Definitely stood out! To me a B&B should be judged on three things: a unique room, an exceptional breakfast and a relationship with the innkeeper. This one nailed all three. We stayed in the Dynasty room on the third floor. It had a... More 

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Jacksonville, AR
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My partner and I drove to Des Moines from Little Rock to get married on my birthday, and we stayed at this B&B for two nights. A friend booked the room for us as a wedding gift. From the moment we arrived, we were beyond charmed, not just by the beauty of the enormous house and our incredibly spacious (and... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We absolutely love the Butler House in Des Moines, the stunning Tudor architecture, beautifully decorated rooms ( by Stick's), comfortable beds, wonderful filling breakfast. However, a big attraction is the conversations with Clark and Lauren-they are treasure trove of information, on Des and all of Iowa. We have been going there for our anniversary-compliments of our Des Moines attorney for... More 

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Ames, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The house is a 1920's-vintage Tudor home majestically situated on a hill across from the Des Moines Art Center. The innkeepers and their family maintain their residence in the house and provide 7 uniquely decorated rooms for guests on the 2nd and 3rd floors. We stayed in the Dynasty Room, which featured a 3/4 bath, a separate jacuzzi tub and... More 

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Address: 4507 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Butler House On Grand Des Moines, Iowa

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