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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The location cannot be beat.. The rooms are nice, no doubt about it.. so when I saw the small grubby tub with the shower curtain that was falling apart I was completely taken back.. it was forgivable though.. it worked. The big downside.. We had NO heat in our room (very end of November!) I told the front desk and...

Thank Sabrina S
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed here on many occasions and wish I could always stay longer. Wonderfully clean and nice staff. Sherry the bartender is magnificent. Excellent at conversation and really knows how to treat people to make them feel special. Drinks are good, strong, and made withg expertise. Great location to just about anywhere you want to go downtown. Rooms are...

1Thank Kristin H
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff is incredibly friendly, the ambiance is great, the room is clean and modern (including both USB and AC power outlets on the night stand) and the bar is open late. My only wish is that the kitchen was open later, but I assume most people aren't rolling through after nine. They have a shuttle to the airport that...

Thank xscratchx
new york city
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly, we only spent one night at this beautifully restored hotel. Front desk people were friendly and welcoming. Lobby & bar - quiet, eccentric & elegant. Our room was wonderful- king bed with a fireplace and 12 ft. ceilings. Large bathroom, high quality products, refrigerator, perfect wifi with both street and garage parking. How a hotel should be...

1Thank katshorr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous. The hotel and the staff helped make our over night get away remarkable. They have wonderful health center as well as a very lovely bar available on site. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

1Thank Frannie R
Iowa City
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Nice downtown hotel with easy access to parking ramp across the street. Close to major highway, Performing Arts Center and some good restaurants. Nice staff and good free breakfast. Bar quiet and classy. Room super quiet.

2Thank IowaCityProf
Brainerd, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I where in town for a college football game, We arrived late and was granted a later check out by the front desk. Front desk was helpful, however we slightly felt judged as we were dressed in college team apparel and had been outside all day - felt like the front desk person did not feel we...

Thank Shelly L
Hoosier in Iowa
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My husband and I have celebrated our last two anniversaries (28 and 29) at this hotel. Last year we stayed in a king room with a fireplace, and we requested that again because it was lovely and quite large. This year, however, we were upgraded to a two room suite--a separate living area and bedroom with a shared fireplace. Both...

1Thank Wanderlust87
Swanville, Minnesota, USA
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a beautiful hotel located a few blocks from the main entertainment and arts area downtown. The staff is courteous and helpful. The rooms are large and well-maintained. The included breakfast is excellent. I would gladly stay here again.

1Thank TCstravels
Wilbraham MA
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Great customer service started when we called from the airport for the shuttle. It arrived almost immediately. When we arrived at hotel, they had our room keys waiting for us. We had a room on the 3rd floor facing an indoor atrium. The room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was very large, with double sinks and tons of...

Thank hugesoxfan

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These are no ordinary accommodations The largest in Des Moines and among the most welcoming anywhere, many Des Lux rooms and suites indulge with fireplaces and whirlpools. From our King Executive Rooms to the lavishly appointed Presidential Suite you will enjoy an array of signature amenities and the satisfaction of knowing that you could not possibly have chosen a more comfortable retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Des Lux Hotel

Address: 800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3622 (Formerly Suites of 800 Locust Hotel and Spa)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: ₹ 14,677 - ₹ 18,977 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Des Lux Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines
Hotel Of 800 Locust
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for one that looks over a back courtyard. totally quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles IowaCityProf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust87, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room off the street - elevator companion said there was a lot of street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles hugesoxfan, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“every room is a good room, I have seen several”
 of 5 bubbles travelprincess1998, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For quiet room, you may want to ask for interior room with view of atrium.”
 of 5 bubbles rogergoss, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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