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Butler House on Grand

4507 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
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Dubuque, Iowa
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I enjoyed the charm of the house, our room was on the top floor and it was very quiet despite the busy road nearby. Lauren was a wonderful hostess offering us suggestions for dinner and activities. Check in was seamless with my only complaint being the house itself was hard to see from the road and the sign was too... More 

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South Salem, NY
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Beautiful house, gorgeous furnishings, excellent location, especially for runners or bikers, with easy access to the river trails, wonderful food, and best of all, the fabulous company of hosts, Clark & Lauren. Whenever we go back to Des Moines, we'll stay at Butler House!

Thank kmportero
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Des Moines is my hometown and even if the location weren't perfect for me (and it is!), I will always stay at the Butler House on my trips home. Travelling alone, my stay was over the Christmas Holiday and Clark and Lauren were gracious with flexibility that road trips can demand. Breakfasts were outstanding, and always included inquiry to my... More 

Thank Linda T
Bloomfield, Connecticut
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a grand Victorian B & B. The rooms were spacious and elegant. The place is magnificent! The owner greeted us warmly. We were Breakfast was outstanding. Glad to have experience this B & B as we traveled across the country. High recommend!

Thank Bob and Lucille M
Liberty, Missouri
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This place was beautiful, historic, comfortable, and felt like visiting family. The hosts are amazing, and the food was incredible. Went there to do some biking on a rails-to-trails bike trail, and the hosts were very accommodating. They suggested good places to eat and good places to visit. There's a beautiful park across the street with lots of flowers, too.... More 

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Northern Iowa
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We have stayed at Butler House on Grand several times when in Des Moines to attend conferences and each of the rooms we've stayed in have been bright and sunny, very comfortable, and beautifully decorated. The breakfasts are delicious and beautifully presented, and the hosts, Lauren and Clark, are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet. We've always had... More 

Thank SherrieH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night en route I-80. The inn is a restored mansion, with lovely comfortable rooms. Parlor is beautiful, with moldings on the ceiling. Hosts are very helpful about recommending nearby local restaurants, suggesting only local businesses, not chains. Breakfast was excellent. Might have to go back and enjoy the sights of Des Moines sometime.

Thank ChicagoBurnham
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75 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Thank you for your hospitality. The bed was very comfortable. I was able to catch up on my sleep. I work graveyard hours. The breakfast was perfect. It was a nice getaway. Thank you from Rita Bennett and Steve Nordstrom from Westminster Colorado

Thank Rita B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

On a long winter drive across country my wife and I needed a romantic break from franchise motels and we found it at the butler house in Des Moines. From the moment owner and hostess Loren greeted us at the door, our stay was a delight. Arriving mid-afternoon, we unpacked and asked if we could sip a glass of wine... More 

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My first business visit to Des Moines and the downtown hotels were packed. Someone suggested the Butler House on the Grand and it was the best decision we could have made. I stayed in the Butler's Master Suite on the 2nd floor. It was so spacious, included a vanity area, very comfortable bed and I felt right at home. The... More 

1 Thank Katie A
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