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Palace Inn
Palace Inn
6215 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
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10.0 km from city centre, Des Moines 

Situated in Ankeny, Palace Inn Ankeny is a short drive from Des Moines and provides free Wi-Fi, a wake-up service and a 24-hour reception.

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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Des Moines:S$ 190/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 30/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 144 - S$ 249
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S$ 137 - S$ 224
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Palace Inn
Palace Inn
6215 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA, United States
Show on map
10.0 km from city centre,  

Situated in Ankeny, Palace Inn Ankeny is a short drive from Des Moines and provides free Wi-Fi, a wake-up service and a 24-hour reception.

S$ 89
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Where to stay in Des Moines

About Des Moines

With its grand State Capitol, vibrant neighbourhoods and flourishing arts scene, Des Moines lives up to its reputation as Iowa’s liveliest city. There are plenty of opportunities to discover local history and cultural attractions, along with the internationally-acclaimed Iowa State Fair, which attracts over one million visitors every summer.

Things to do

Historic East Village is the city’s trendiest district, luring visitors with artisan cafes, trendy boutiques and stylish cocktail bars. It’s a great place to enjoy a leisurely stroll, a laid-back brunch or an evening of bar hopping.

With its gold-domed roof, Renaissance facade and soaring ceilings, the Iowa State Capitol is the city’s most iconic landmark. Visitors are welcome to enjoy both self-guided and formal tours that offer a glimpse of Iowa’s colourful history.

The Des Moines Art Centre is famous for its contemporary collections, showcasing paintings, sculptures and mixed media exhibitions. Nearby is Pappajohn Sculpture Park, an urban oasis featuring works by local legends like Sol LeWitt, Keith Haring and Willem de Kooning. It boasts sweeping views of the skyline and is lined with a string of fine-dining restaurants.

For a breath of fresh air, why not escape to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden? In addition to its beautifully manicured outdoor gardens, it also features a geodesic dome. Inside you’ll find a tropical oasis of exotic orchids, lush ferns and flowering plants.

Getting around

Des Moines is pedestrian-friendly with a 10-kilometre network of skywalks linking the downtown area. A free downtown shuttle runs throughout the city centre, while local buses also service greater Des Moines.

Des Moines travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Des Moines?

    Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport, rated with a score of 7.7 from 275 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Des Moines. Other top stays include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, with an average rating of 9.0 from 172 reviewers, and Red Roof Inn Des Moines, with a score of 7.6 from 425 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Iowa Events Center?

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown is a hotel near Iowa Events Center that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 9.0 across 172 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Des Moines near Wells Fargo Arena?

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown is rated 9.0 from 172 reviews and is close to Wells Fargo Arena.

  • Is there a good hotel near Drake University?

    A good hotel near Drake University is Historic Des Moines Sherman Hill Apartment, which has been rated 10.0/10 by 18 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Des Moines cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Des Moines is S$ 156 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Des Moines?

    S$ 61/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Des Moines by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.