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Quality Inn & Suites Event Center

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   929 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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Ranked #21 of 46 hotels in Des Moines
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were very nice, friendly, and knowledgeable of the area. The location is close to everything you need downtown and the rooms are of average size for a family of four. The two drawbacks that I have are that when we checked into our room we immediately started itching as if we had invaded a mosquito convention. After spraying... More

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Burlington, Iowa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stay. We came to stay here while going to see Joel Osteen next door at the Wells Fargo Center. Talk about convenient. We were able to park at the hotel and walk there within 5 mins. I was concerned about others parking at the hotel for this event, but they checked each vehicle that came in making sure that... More

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90 reviews 90 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Front desk people were excellent! The room was reasonably clean with a few unvacuumed very small pieces of garbage between the night table and the bed. When I tried to open the desk drawer to see if there was stationary in there, it fell apart on me. Buffet breakfast was complimentary and was tasty, but the serving roll-up metal scrambled... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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173 reviews 173 reviews
68 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Hotel has a great asset...its location. Which in turn lead me to great restaurants..Hotel was a little under lockdown with the Cher concert but parking was there because of lockdown...I had a room end of the hall on the 5th floor, it was clean, modern and comfortable and on a concert night quiet. Price was higher because of concert but... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed here during a business trip. Usually I tend to stay in the outskirts rather than deep in the heart of the city - but I really liked this location! There was a view of the river from my window and it wasn't as noisy as some of the other downtown areas I have been to. Right after I... More

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Waterloo, Iowa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed here for four nights while playing in State Pool Tournament over at Hy Vee Center. This is the closest and in walking distance to the Hy Vee Center and Wells Fargo Arena. The other Downtown hotels were far enough that most folks used the shuttle busses to go back and fourth. This hotel packs a lot of value... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Hotel is under renovations which was not mentioned on web site or during reservation process. Gym is small with antiquated equipment. Complimentary breakfast is very limited compared to Hampton Inn and breakfast area was worn and dirty. Windows overlooking River looked like they hadn't been cleaned in weeks. Room was dingy, bathroom was tiny and low end. Bed was ok... More

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Britt, Iowa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

VERY COLD on the first floor. Really need to address the entry to the hotel. Elevators were very small and slow. Staff was very helpful at the front desk but VERY RUDE at the lounge. Had to find a bartender to take our order and had to do the same to pay our tab which was only one drink as... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I travel a ton for work, and while in DesMoines stay here. The hotel staff is extremely accomadating and the room are fresh and clean. My favorite restaurants like hessen haus walking distance and safe area. It is also close to the highway and I can get to Ames very fast. Four Stars in a great part of town

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Dryden, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We were doing a Fishing/Hunting Sport Show at the Event Center and stayed at the hotel for three nights. We received a spacious room with two double beds. When we opened the door we received a blast of hot air of 90 degrees. From the previous cold weather and high winds the windows had sweated and left large pools of... More

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Address: 929 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
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Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn & Suites Event Center 2*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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