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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

3.5 of 5 700 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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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cons: There is no coffee service. You can stand in line at Starbucks in the lobby and buy a cup. Even in the breakfast area there isn't a self serve coffee area. The bruschetta in the lounge is served on what could pass for heavily buttered Texas toast. Internet is 13.95. Really! This is 2015 why are they still charging... More 

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

Thank you Marlena W for your feedback. Thank you for staying with us recently and please know we appreciate your loyalty to us. While we do not have complimentary coffee service in our lobby or restaurant, there is coffee service in your room complimentary. Also, as of January 15th all Marriott Rewards members now recieve complimentary basic internet as long... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were a lot of things going on at the hotel that weekend. But the staff was courteous and they was still room for our friends to hang out. It is a great hotel for a short get away. I would recommend to families or singles

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only spent one night in this hotel but I will remember their service forever. I checked in on a Tuesday evening and my father died unexpectedly on Wednesday morning. I was in town for a convention and had many details to handle before I jumped on a plane to be with my mother. I asked the hotel to help... More 

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Forest City, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice motel in an exciting area of town. The beds and pillows were fantastic. We ate at the bar downstairs. Catfish and Chips...yum. The valets were super sweet! I'm not too excited about paying for Wi-fi, but everything else was good.

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waterloo
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location was great. Rooms were not large but nicely done. The bathroom was small and the last remodel was not done well. The pool area was small for a large hotel ( but was not overcrowded). The fitness area was very nice and well done.the view from the 19 th floor was nice.

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Columbus, Ohio
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35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Good hotel. Lives up to Marriott standards. Located downtown. Easy to get around. Hotel offers a shuttle service to downtown locations. DSM offers lots of great eating establishments nearby. Many are within walking distance. Skywalk is accessible from hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our overnight stay at this hotel. Decorated lovely for Christmas. We stayed for a holiday getaway, and the location was easy for us to take part in the area. We found the staff friendly and very helpful, and the City Center Lounge to be relaxing and classy and delicious. Will most certainly make this hotel our first... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I stay here pretty frequently for work. The staff is great. Rooms are standard marriott. Food is very good. My issue (from 3 visits!) Is they need to more aggressively manage problem guests. If you are there during the wrestling tournament. It is a disaster. Last month i had to deal with a fight in the hall. This past week... More 

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

Thank-You A3476DMthomasb for your feedback. We appreciate your loyalty to the hotel and are committed to providing accomodations that can be enjoyed by everyone. Looking ahead, we are already focusing on areas of opportunity that will allow us to provide all of our guests with an even more enjoyable experience. Thank-You once again. More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We came to Des Moines for a family wedding. We booked two rooms at the Marriott. One room for my wife and I and another for our three boys. The hotel is centrally located in downtown Des Moines. It is part of the sky walk system downtown so you can get a lot of places without stepping foot out in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Clean rooms, decent gym, accessible staff. Stayed on concierge floor. Utilitarian bathroom. Good location for downtown Des Moines. Several good restaurants and coffee shops nearby. Good area for running with sidewalks and lighting.

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Additional Information about Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Address: 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Des Moines Marriott Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 415
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Also Known As:
Des Moines Marriott Downtown Hotel Des Moines
Marriott Des Moines
Des Moines Marriott Downtown Iowa
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Des Moines

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