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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

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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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Crossett
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 1 week 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

RHODE ISLAND
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776 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Dalian, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the Marriott chain is often pricey I can say that you get the value of the price you pay for. Very spacious and well maintained rooms, well trained staff and clean hotel. If you don’t care paying extra for a little bit of luxury then this hotel is totally for you.

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Pittsburg, Kansas
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute best service!! Every single staff member you meet is professional, friendly, and courteous. Convention event staff is the best I've ever dealt with!! Everyone goes out of their way to smile and make sure you are having an enjoyable stay. Will certainly be back 😀

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Columbus, Ohio
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here for business several times as it within walking distance of the office and many restaurants. Good location and as expected for a Marriott. Nothing special to call out. Clean rooms and up to date. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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

Thank you for continuing to choose us for your stays in Des Moines. We realize there are many choices within the area, howvever, agree that we have much to offer with our location, our people and our brand standards as a Marriott full-service hotel. We thrive on the positive comments surrounding the staff and condition of our hotel and will... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a Marriott this was a very standard hotel room. Nothing fancy and is what I would expect to pay $130/night for. The lobby has a Starbucks and there are a couple of restaurants to eat at. The location is great. You can park for Free in the garage across the street and then walk through the SkyWalk into the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My second stay at this hotel. Room was clean and reasonably comfortable (bed a little too soft). Water pressure in the shower was not great but adequate. The lady who cleaned the room, Fatima, was excellent. Friendly, courteous and proud of doing a good job. Would not recommend eating at the hotel, overpriced and average quality at best. There are... More 

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

Dear Dvicary, Thank you for your wonderful compliment on one of our hosts! We pride ourselves in the brilliant hosts we have here at the hotel and the hard work they do everyday. Although, it does sound like we fell short of meeting your expectations in our restaurants and for that I am sorry. I certainly hope that you give... More 

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