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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

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700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Denver, Pennsylvania
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is centrally located in the heart of downtown Des Moines and is a wonderfully beautiful property. The room service was fast and professional, and the highlight was the bell man who took myself and my girlfriend to a massage place near the capitol as well as the Civic Center for a musical. Couldn't have asked for a better room... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for the 80/35 fest and got the special rate at the Marriott. Great location for the event- a 4 block walk. Nice hotel- clean, courteous front desk. Didn't do much exploring of the hotel. But was nice and great for our event.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this Marriott for a recent conference. It is a very large hotel, someone told me the largest in IA?, but they do a great job of managing everything. The workout room is pretty extensive with lot's of equipment including treadmills, weights, and machines. The pool is pretty small, and I did not see many people using it.... More 

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Lake Tahoe Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called the Marriott after I was booked elsewhere and my original hotel did not deliver. It was 1 am and they were incredible, sending someone to come pick me up and really making what could have been a potential bad experience into an extraordinary one. The beds were comfy and the staff superior. For this seasoned travel and writer... More 

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Greeley, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff did a nice job of balancing their regular business guests and a downtown concert crowd quite well. Clean rooms and courteous workers. Great location early in the evening. Restaurants, bars, and entertainment are all nearby. Of course, this is Des Moines so there's not a lot to do after 10 pm. Fortunately, the comfortable room made that downside... More 

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Crossett
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the busiest downtown Marriotts we have visited. The staff is right on ! They were ever so friendly and helpful and wanted to insure all guests a great stay. The valet parking was full to capacity but we never waited more than 4 or 5 minutes for our car. Rooms are comfortable. Fun lobby bar is... More 

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Dakar, Senegal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have thoroughly enjoyed my multi-night stay at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel, though I am a guest (did not pay for my own stay!). Very clean, nice, efficient. Great airport shuttle which will also take you to local restaurants or other places if you ask. The rooms are well equipped (iron and ironing board, hair dryer, coffee (hot... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seen one Marriot, seen them all so no surprises on room sizes, beds, etc, but it is strange that for the price range there is no free wifi in the room, and my bath room was small, with a bathtub that looked like it had seem more than it's fair share of baths. Staff was overall attentive, friendly and efficient.... More 

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Des Moines M, Front Office Manager at Des Moines Marriott Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Tecedas, I am glad to hear that the staff you encountered during your stay was attentive and friendly! We do pride ourselves on our brilliant staff and I love to hear comments like yours. Although, i was sorry to hear that you found our rooms not to your expectations. We are looking forward to our rooms renovation coming in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

this is a very pritty hotel,well kept and with a very nice staff to keep it all together. Nice lobby and business area. a nice area for larger parties such as weddings,etc.. The rooms are very nice. large,modern, and the hotel room staff are very nice and also do great work in the rooms to make you feel special. Extra... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place is a fantastic value. I was here for a wedding and the location was perfect. The kids could go to the pool if they got bored. The bar downstairs had great service and the rooms were very nice. It is close to all downtown going out locations as well.

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