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Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   101 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Formerly Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines-On The River)
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Ranked #3 of 46 Hotels in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Cleanliness
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is centrally located in downtown Des Moines. Excellent breakfast ,excellent, Dacian very quiet very helpful service from the staff. Great accommodations and workout facility. Shuttle provides transportation with in 2 miles of the hotel.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear gwmwyer31; Thank you for staying with us! I appreciate your nice comments and I am glad you had a great stay. Hope fully we will see you back soon. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Broomfield, Colorado
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112 reviews 112 reviews
35 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Embassy Suites for a conference, and found the hotel, room, and conference facilities to be top-notch! I had requested an early check-in, and my room was ready when I arrived at 10:00 AM. This was a larger Embassy Suites hotel with a center atrium and floor to ceiling glass elevators. The large suite was typical... More

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear GeorgeW1111; Thank you very much for raving review! I am glad that you enjoyed the property as much as you did and the event you attended truly was fantastic! Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Missouri City, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is nice to stay at a place that puts money back into the hotel. This hotel has been renovated in the past few years and it really showed. I utilized the fitness facility and the spa, and both were clean and nicely maintained. And.....amazingly enough......my iPhone cable was bad and the hotel actually had a kit for sale in... More

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Bill S; We are as well truly amazed with the transformation of the hotel with the renovation. The design team did a wonderful job on esthetic selections as well as making the hotel public space much more functional. In addition to the physical building we have also invested in training and building an exceptional service culture. Thank you for... More

Burlington, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my mom and my sister. We each had our own bed, there was 2 beds in the bedroom and a pull out sofa in the living space. There was free cocktails between 5:30 and 7:30pm and free made to order omelets for breakfast. Cost of room was about $200 but it was worth the money for... More

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear EllieMarieS; Thank you for your feedback. I am delighted that you and your family had a great stay and that you were able enjoy all the amenities that make Embassy Suites special and a great value. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Burlington, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Embassy Suites in downtown Des Moines was wonderful. The staff was helpful and friendly. The room was clean and we were given whatever we asked for extra. The breakfast was good. Its always nice to have breakfast included in the price so you can start your day without stress. I am looking forward to another stay there soon.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear 07ckpups; I am glad that we provided you with a stress free stay and that you found all the staff as being friendly and helpful. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone was very helpful and polite, made my 2 week stay wonderful. Everyone from the check in desk to the maids where awesome. They shuttled me everywhere I needed to go with polite smiles and good local culture conversation will stay here again no doubt.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Wayne D; I truly appreciate you staying with us for two weeks! I hope that you will stay with us again in the future when your travel plans bring you back to Des Moines. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Hinsdale, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and modern hotel with all the amenities of a luxury hotel. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Iowa. The hotel is large, but you never hear anyone so your nights are very peaceful.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia388; Thank you for taking the time to give us the 5 STAR review! Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Kansas City
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel during the track AAU's it was awesome. The hotel is beautiful, it is in a great location and the free breakfast and manager reception is top of the line. In the evening they have an open bar and snacks. They also brought out a Wii and board games which was great for the kids. The... More

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear nelsonm; Thank you for your great comments. I am glad that you enjoyed our complimentary cooked to order breakfast and the evening reception while your kids were enjoying the Wii games. See you back soon! Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Iowa City, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel, water features in the lobby were particularly nice. Suite was good size, very clean, very comfortable bed. Depending on where your room is located (I was right outside elevators with a waterfall), you will clearly hear the waterfall in your room as it is very loud. Consider a room away from the waterfall if this would be an... More

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Jessica L; Thank you for your kind review! I am glad you had an excellent time with us. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very nice location for a small conference (although larger conferences could be accommodated as well). The buffet breakfast had a good variety, and the buffet lunches we were served were all very good. My 8th floor room was quiet and comfortable.

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shammerman, General Manager at Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear SassyRat; Thank you for your comments - we hope to be of service to you in the future. Sincerely, Skip Hammerman General Manager More

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Address: 101 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Formerly Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines-On The River)
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Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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