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Butler House on Grand

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night en route I-80. The inn is a restored mansion, with lovely comfortable rooms. Parlor is beautiful, with moldings on the ceiling. Hosts are very helpful about recommending nearby local restaurants, suggesting only local businesses, not chains. Breakfast was excellent. Might have to go back and enjoy the sights of Des Moines sometime.

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Thank you for your hospitality. The bed was very comfortable. I was able to catch up on my sleep. I work graveyard hours. The breakfast was perfect. It was a nice getaway. Thank you from Rita Bennett and Steve Nordstrom from Westminster Colorado

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Reviewed 24 February 2015

On a long winter drive across country my wife and I needed a romantic break from franchise motels and we found it at the butler house in Des Moines. From the moment owner and hostess Loren greeted us at the door, our stay was a delight. Arriving mid-afternoon, we unpacked and asked if we could sip a glass of wine...

1Thank Ted O
Cedar Hill, Texas
Reviewed 12 February 2015

My first business visit to Des Moines and the downtown hotels were packed. Someone suggested the Butler House on the Grand and it was the best decision we could have made. I stayed in the Butler's Master Suite on the 2nd floor. It was so spacious, included a vanity area, very comfortable bed and I felt right at home. The...

1Thank Katie A
Little Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

My parents in law live in southern Missouri and we live in central Minnesota, so Des Moines seemed like a good half way meeting place. We spent two nights at the Butler House on Grand and thoroughly enjoyed it. We made good time on the drive, so arrived a bit early, but Clark and Lauren were kind enough to let...

1Thank InnKeeper301
ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write comments about our B&B. The only we can get better is by honest, thoughtful comments. We do apologize for the wallpaper. It is coming down and we will just paint the ceiling. As far as the old fixtures, those are original fixtures in our 1923 house and we try to keep as much...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Enjoyed two comfortable nights at this B&B. Filling, tasty breakfasts, Lauren takes great care to find out about your dietary needs; well stocked fridge for all guests to help themselves to soft drinks; lots of local knowledge from Clark and Lauren is at your disposal too. Lovely couple.

Thank Permatan
Alabaster, Alabama
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this B&B for our wedding/honeymoon in 2010. The area itself is pristine and clean. The house is close to town and attractions. I recommend visiting the rose garden while there and the downtown parks. The house is beautiful and the host has a fantastic breakfast every morning. It's a quiet and relaxed atmosphere, very private and comfortable....

1Thank Amanda M
Flossmoor, Illinois
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My daughter and I spent a quick night here during her orientation at DMU. Everything was rainbows with out the rain. The room was beautiful and large and made us feel like royalty. The community fridge was well stocked with cold beverages. Turn down service added a sweet treat to our sweet dreams. And the breakfast, fresh fruit, stuffed french...

1Thank Katherine F
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Butler House is gracious, comfortable and well located. We rented 4 rooms for 2 nights for our party of 7 and loved each room for it's charm and features. All beds were comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious, with Lauren taking care to ask about food preferences, and catering to a gluten-free guest. Clark and Lauren could not have been more...

1Thank Karen C
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Generally we really enjoyed our time there. The owners were very friendly, helpful in giving directions and recommendations for attractions in the area. Parking was easy during our stay (it wasn’t a full house, not sure if it is more difficult when all of the rooms are booked) and the breakfast was wonderful. I appreciated the soda/water availability outside of...

1Thank kaja82

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the oldest B&B in Des Moines. We have been featured in the New York Times, Des Moines Register and many other publications. We enjoy making your stay in Des Moines memorable. Please come and stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butler House on Grand

Address: 4507 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-2401
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: ₹ 6,804 - ₹ 12,313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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