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    Des Lux Hotel

    800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3622
    (515) 200-3320
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    Overview
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    “steam room” (6 reviews)
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    Reviewed August 7, 2017

    Rich decor, eclectic and classy! An experience in and of itself. Terrific staff that makes you feel like you don't want to leave. Great downtown location close to events, shopping and restaurants. I'll be back!

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    Response from Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux HotelResponded August 8, 2017

    Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay! We are so very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

    Reviewed August 5, 2017

    We love this hotel. It's the ONLY hotel we'll stay at when we're visiting Des Moines. They literally have it all. The staff is incredible, accommodating, & kind. Gorgeous rooms, within walking distance to Wells Fargo Arena, shops, & restaurants. If you're looking for comfort,...More

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    Response from Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux HotelResponded August 8, 2017

    Dear Paul, We are so very pleased to hear that you enjoy staying at the Des Lux Hotel! We strive very hard to make sure that our guests have a memorable stay, and I am glad that we made that happen for you! We can't...More

    Reviewed August 3, 2017

    I have heard people talk about Des Lux - had never stayed there. Found it very pleasant, nice rooms, good breakfast. Solid option! The breakfast buffet was good, the hotel bar excellent and the overall décor was interesting and modern.

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    Response from Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux HotelResponded August 4, 2017

    Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you in the future. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

    Reviewed July 31, 2017

    We stayed 2 nights after having to exit RAGBRAI following a crash. No plan to visit Des Moines so seeing this hotel available on short notice was a plus. We were pleasantly surprised to find such a well-appointed hotel, elegant surroundings, large comfortable rooms and...More

    Thank Jeff T
    Response from Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux HotelResponded August 2, 2017

    Jeff, Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay. We are so very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that Mary and Colton were of help to you. We look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix...More

    Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

    I love everything about this hotel! We were blown away from the second we stepped foot in the doors. We were booked to stay in the two room suite but we were upgraded to the presidential suite. Wow, is all I can say! The rooms...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $138 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Iowa >
    • Des Moines
    • Also Known As
    • Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines ,
    • Hotel Of 800 Locust ,
    • Des Lux Hotel Des Moines, Iowa
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    Catherine J
    June 1, 2016|
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    Response from Grace C | Reviewed this property |
    No there isn't parking at the hotel proper. There is a nice parking garage directly across the street that is free on weekends, and you can park on the street along the hotel.
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    July 24, 2015|
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    Response from whereintheworld2 | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know! Never thought to ask. Best to contact the hotel.
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    March 10, 2015|
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    Response from Carl D | Property representative |
    For business Sunday through Thursday we offer a 4pm day of arrival cancellation. Weekend travel Friday Saturday we require 4pm day prior to arrival. Have a Wonderful Day!
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    "The 4th floor was in the middle and very quiet."
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    "if your room faces the street you may encounter some street noise but it does quiet down by midnight."
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    "The street noise goes to about 10:30 PM (or later) so ask for a room away from the street."
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    "Beautiful hotel and friendly staff."
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