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Des Lux Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Norfolk, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing Hotel! We stayed in a corner Suite and we're very impressed. The hotel is beautiful, the staff is amazing. If you are planning a stay in downtown Des Moines, I would highly recommend this wonderful Hotel.

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2Thank Neil22245733
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The Des Lux is a comfortable alternative to generic chain hotels, especially for business travelers downtown. Rooms vary a lot; most I saw are very large; mine was huge and had a working fireplace though it faced only an interior garden and was a bit dark. Furnishings are more quirky and interesting than the chains; some will like this more...

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1Thank Christine F
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Des Lux Hotel while taking care of some family business in Des Moines the weekend of July 27-31. The front desk staff were charming and helpful with any questions we had. The room was huge and had high ceilings and a ceiling fan for added comfort. The bed and pillows were some of the most comfortable...

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3Thank Suzie416
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Probably the best overall hotel experience you can have in Des Moines. My room was large, bright (lots of natural light), with a good and accurate thermostat for personal comfort. (I like a cool room.) The breakfast provided is really first rate - a chef comes in to prepare omelets, plus the selection of pastries, fruit, bacon, and potatoes was...

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3Thank Susan B
Oakdale, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The only thing wrong with our visit was that we could only stay one night. This hotel is lovely. It is privately owned, quiet and beautifully appointed. Breakfast was included. The king size suite was huge and included a giant bathroom, a wet bar, a fireplace and living area. Our son had a corner room with soaring ceilings and differently,...

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6Thank MBD1957
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 July 2016

What a wonderful hotel located in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Lovely lobby, spacious room, and modern bath. Breakfast was provided in a room a bit too small on one morning. Perhaps some seating should have been set up in an adjacent area to relieve the congestion. Parking was available (free on weekends) in the ramp across the street.

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8Thank Isthmuse
central Illinois
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The standard, two queens room was quite huge. The room included a fridge, a very large closet, big chair, large desk. Soaps were black lava and lemon from Italy (which were great!). Check in was fine. The staff gave us decent directions to our evening event. We parked across the street. It was a little weird that we had an...

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7Thank GoGoGeekGirl
United States
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I am normally not surprised these days in travel but this hotel was wonderful. The front desk friendly and quick and very professional attitude with a smile. The room was quiet, clean and the bed very comfortable. The hotel was location was central and did I say quiet. The lobby is nicely decorated and also comfortable. Great place to stay...

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7Thank twomenwithtrumpets
Sioux Falls
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My only regret was that I was there for only one night. Arrived in the late afternoon for a concert at a local bar. Check in went smoothly, had issue with key card working the first but worked after a return trip to the front desk. Enjoyed room service before concert. Shuttle service there and back was great so u...

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7Thank Sara H
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 June 2016

1) AC didn't work properly until our third day there (requested it to be repaired TWICE). 2) Understood I was paying a discounted rate, but the view for that type of room? Just horrible. 3) Asked for an itemized copy of my bill on departure, said because I was on a discount by a third party, then we had to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: ₹ 10,851 - ₹ 24,592 (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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11 months ago
Grace C Iowa City, Iowa Reviewed this property
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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.

11 months ago
Moorhead MN
whereintheworld2 Iowa Reviewed this property
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I don't know! Never thought to ask. Best to contact the hotel.

over a year ago
dallas, tx
over a year ago
Des Lux H Des Moines, Iowa Property representative
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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!

over a year ago

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“some rooms have fireplaces”
AnneHS8, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best views are facing the State Capitol, but I have seen nearly every room and they are all amazing! Worth the price.”
  • Very comfortable bed.
  • Yep, his and hers sinks
  • Fireplace and relax
tivonfeeley, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one that looks over a back courtyard. totally quiet.”
IowaCityProf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a fireplace.”
Wanderlust87, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room off the street - elevator companion said there was a lot of street noise.”
hugesoxfan, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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