Just got back from a 3 night stay at the Des Moines Embassy Suites Downtown. The location was perfect. We were able to walk to all the restaurants, Principal Park for an Iowa Cubs game, the Farmer's Market and other activities going on downtown. The staff were all friendly and helpful beginning with our check-in (Whitni) to check out. There was a concert going on at the Simon Estes Ampitheather next door our first night and we were able to sit on the patio of the hotel and listen to the music. The patio area is beautiful and comfortable. It was nice to sit out there, enjoy the weather and watch all the people going by. The hotel was packed due to a convention, weddings and the Pridefest going on that weekend, but everything ran smooth and the staff never seemed irritated or rushed. The elevators might have been slow at times, but there were many guests needing to get around, so it was expected.
The complimentary breakfast was great. At evening manager's reception it was great to have the free drinks, but the snacks (chips and dip) were lacking. Would have liked to have seen at least some cheese and crackers or vegetables, but can't complain too much when it was free. I did like the fact that they had two Wiis hooked up and some board games for people to play.
The internet was so frustrating! It was hit or miss when it would be available or we'd get dropped off without warning.
The rooms were very nice and clean. Only complaint was that it was hard to keep a constant temperature.
We would definitely stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Relax in the comfort of the spacious two-room suites at the Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown. Located close to the Iowa State Capitol, explore the trendy shopping and dining opportunities of the Historic East Village. Enjoy complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly Manager's Reception. Elegant banquet facilities are available for weddings, business meetings and other special events. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Embassy Suites Des Moines
- Des Moines Embassy Suites
- Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown Iowa