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Rock SpringsWY, United States
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Came to Des Moines for an ALS walk. Hotel and room were immaculate, breakfast included was wonderful. It's an easy walk to downtown area and we toured the Capitol and ate at two great restaurants downtown. Staff were friendly, helpful with suggestions for sightseeing. Parking was $15 and you can also park on street but it was a weekend and...

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Karen R, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with our hotel and found the hotel to be wonderful. We work hard to take great care of our guest's and appreciate your kind words. We thank you for your business and we look forward to seeing you again next time your in Des Moines. Thanks, Jonathan

Orange City
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Very nice new property in downtown's river's edge. Super close to the Saturday market, the start of the marathon and all of those nice restaurants. Parking is $15 but well worth as street parking is not available 24 hours. Breakfast service was good

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Dan11562, Thank you for taking time out of your day to share your feedback and comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the hotel, our amenities and friendly staff. I will ensure your comments are shared with our shining team. We look forward to your next visit in Des Moines. Thanks, Jonathan

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Came into town from Chicago because my daughter was having a baby. Stayed for 2 nights and had an absolutely terrific stay. Check in was simple and and the room was gorgeous and spacious. The staff was so helpful and the area was prime. The parking garage was super convenient for $15 a night. There is street parking available, but...

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Mukilaw, Thank you so much for your recent stay and positive comments. We are so delighted to see your 5 out of 5 star review. I will ensure that your comments are shared with the team and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thanks, Jonathan

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Absolutely loved my recent stay there for the World Food Prize. Staff was friendly, room was immaculate. There was a small problem when I checked in where they had the incorrect card because information wasn't passed onto the front desk, but it was handled in seconds. If I ever go again, this is where I'll stay.

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Chanel B, Thank you so much for sharing your comments about your recent stay. We loved having you stay with us and really appreciated your business. The World Food Prize is a big event and we were so happy that you chose to stay with us. I will ensure your comments are shared with the team. We look forward...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I recently spent two nights at this hotel on business. The staff is very friendly and efficient. The hotel is very clean, nice and centrally located. Easy walk to everything in the business district. It is in a little more residential area, so not a lot of restaurants close by. But there are a number with a half mile easy...

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Lv2ctheworld, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to share your positive feedback. We pride ourselves on taking great care of all our guest's. Again, we appreciate your business and loyalty. We look forward to seeing you next time when your in Des Moines. Thanks, Jonathan

San Francisco, California
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I had a 2 day business trip to downtown Des Moines and the Residence Inn was a treat. Monday night there is a complimentary Taco Bar. I ate my tasty tacos by the outdoor fire pit near the putting green. The indoor pool was nice too. Very good breakfast buffet. The staff and the property are so much nicer than...

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Brad, Thank you for taking time out of your day to share your comments and review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the hotel and our teams hospitality. We very much so enjoyed having you as our guest and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thanks, Jonathan

Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Me And the ole lady saddled up for a ride to a city with our boy to catch us a ball game @ the sec Taylor stadium. This here accommodation was great. Really close to the ball diamond and lots of watering holes. Our room was really nice and the hot breakfast was hot.

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Johnnysilverado, Thank you so much for your recent survey and stay with us. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the room, location and breakfast. We work hard to provide a great overall experience. Thanks again for your stay. Thanks, Jonathan

Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Great place clean. Breakfast was good. The staff was excellent giving many referrals for restaurants, transportation and things to do n see. Studio suite was great modern clean comfortable. Definitely would stay again. My kids gave it a 10 also with 👍.

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Corinne C, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to share your experience with the team. We are so happy that you have a five star stay with us. I will ensure I share your comments with the team. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thanks, Jonathan

Chicago/Colorado
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I had a two week job in Des Moines and knew that I wanted to stay downtown. I stayed at the Savery my last visit, but it's undergoing a rehab, so I looked around. I was quite happy with the Residence Inn, and am surprised by the negative reviews. As regards the parking, the garage is extremely convenient despite other...

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear BowserMania, Thank you so much for your recent review and providing us with very specific feedback. We appreciated having you stay with us for the two weeks and are so pleased to hear about your experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thanks again for your business and loyalty. Thanks, Jonathan

Rocklin, California
Reviewed August 1, 2016

This is not a bad hotel, but there is a parking garage on the other side of the block and it is shared with another hotel. Not very convenient. Also it is a long haul with your bags and all in all, there must be better places to stay.

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Jonathan B, General Manager at Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for your recent stay and comments. We apologize the parking was not convenient for you. We thank you for your business and hope you will give the hotel another chance. Thanks, Jonathan

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The NEW Residence Inn by Marriott, the only all- suite, extended stay hotel in downtown Des Moines sits on the scenic river, close to Principal Park, Court Avenue Entertainment District, Science Center of Iowa and the Iowa Events Center. We have spacious studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites, all with a living area and a fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy your stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown

Address: 100 SW Water St, Des Moines, IA 50309-4703
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $153 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 127
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“3rd floor was quiet and we only had one bedroom but had pullout coach and plenty of room.”
 of 5 bubbles 606karenr, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“South side rooms are a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles BradLSF, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“rail road tracks very close by but did not bother us.”
 of 5 bubbles SydneyShelley2013, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper, ask for a courtyard room.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelMinneapolis, May 21, 2016 | Read review
“The place is a maze. Railroad out front. Straight back and up from the front desk?”
 of 5 bubbles MrSmokeyMountainMan, May 9, 2016 | Read review
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