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Experience the bold transformation of a downtown Des Moines hotel boasting recent renovations of meeting space and restaurants at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Highlighted by the newly-completed M.I. Greatroom, this fully modernized Des Moines, Iowa hotel features three unique 'zones' designed to offer guests distinct areas to arrive, conduct business and mingle with friends. Ideally located in the heart of the business district, this hotel in Des Moines, Iowa is connected to the Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena by skywalk, making it one of the most convenient downtown Des Moines hotels. Dine at the delectable on-site Rock River Grill and Tavern, or discover the innovative City Center Lounge for casual downtown libations. Highlighted by 25,000 square feet of space, this Des Moines, IA hotel is ideal for conferences, weddings, retreats and events of all sizes. Book your reservation today to enjoy the welcoming Des Moines Marriott Downtown on your next trip!


Des Moines Marriott Downtown


· 24-hour front desk
· ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Barber shop
· Beauty shop/salon
· Boarding pass print-out available
· Buffet breakfast
· Business center
· Business services
· Car rental desk - (In Area)
· Cocktail lounge with light fare
· Coffee shop
· Coin operated laundry
· Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
· Complimentary newspaper delivered to room
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Concierge desk
· Direct dial telephone
· Drugstore/pharmacy - (In Area)
· Dry cleaning
· Efolio available to company
· Elevators
· Exercise gym
· Express check-in
· Express check-out
· Florist - (In Area)
· Food and beverage outlets
· Free airport shuttle - (In Area)
· Front desk
· Full american breakfast
· Full service housekeeping
· Gift/News stand
· Hair dryer
· Hairdresser/barber
· Health club
· Health club
· High speed internet access
· High speed wireless
· Housekeeping - daily
· Ice machine
· Individual Efolio available
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Laundry/Valet service
· Limousine service
· Lounges/bars
· Meeting rooms
· Motorcycle parking
· Non-smoking rooms (generic)
· Off-Site parking - (In Area)
· Onsite laundry
· Pool
· Public area air conditioned
· Restaurant
· Room service
· Safe deposit box
· Security
· Spa - (In Area)
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Valet cleaning
· Valet parking
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Vending machines
· Video checkout
· Video review billing
· Wakeup service
· Wedding services
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

The amenities listed in this description represent a sample of amenities available in some or all guest rooms in this hotel
Coffee/Tea maker, Alarm clock, Air conditioning, Air conditioning individually controlled in room, Bottled water, Shower, Bathtub, Private bathroom, Bathrobe, Hairdryer, Separate closet, Closets in room, Iron, Bathroom amenities, Down/feather pillows, Foam pillows, Pillow top mattress, Duvet, Luxury linen type, Cribs, Rollaway bed, Storage space, Local calls, Free toll free calls, Mini-refrigerator, Color television, Cable television, Plug & play panel, Premium movie channels, CNN availaible, ESPN available, All news channel, Pay per view movies on TV, AM/FM radio, Remote control television, Large desk, Desk with electrical outlet, Spare electrical outlet available at desk, Electrical current voltage, Separate modem line available, Telephone, Voice mail, Direct dial phone number, Speaker phone, Cordless phone, Upgraded bathroom amenities, HBO available, Connecting rooms, Chair provided with desk, iPod docking station, Multi-line phone, Bathtub/shower combination, List of movie channels available, International channels

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 4:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Opened in 1981
· Renovated in 01/01/2009
· 417 rooms.
· 6 suites.
· 33 floors.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel policy may be more restrictive based on rate / room booked, season, special events

Restaurant Information

Rock River Grill & Tavern

Indulge all of your senses with a distinctive dining experience featuring an innovative menu of American Grill cuisine.

City Center Lounge

The City Center Lounge, located in the Great Room at the Des Moines Marriott, offers a casual experience, catering to hotel guests as well as local downtown businesses and neighborhood clientele. Enjoy a cocktail or a bite to eat.

Meeting Facility

Iowa Ballroom Salon ABC, FGH, D or E (each) Salon A, B, C, F, G, & H (each) Hall of Cities Ballroom Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport or Dubuque (each) Sioux City or Waterloo (each) Des Moines Exhibit Hall Salon A Salon B Salon C Salons D & E Salon G Salon F Salon H

Recreation Information


Tennis court

Health club

Bowling alley

Bike trail

Horseback riding

Putt putt golf

Squash court

Indoor pool

Children's program

Fitness center on-site



Area Attractions

- Des Moines
- Birthplace of John Wayne
- The Covered Bridges of Madison County
- Iowa State Capitol
- Jordan Creek Mall
- Valley West Mall
- Merle Hay Mall
- Kaleidoscope at the Hub
- AIB College of Business
- Des Moines Area Community College
- Grand View College
- Simpson College
- Mercy College of Health Sciences
- Vatterott College
- Iowa Event Center
- Wells Fargo Arena
- Principal Park
- Southridge Mall
- Amtrak - Osceola, Iowa
- Des Moines Botanical Center
- Terrace Hill
- Salisbury House & Gardens
- Iowa State Historical Building
- Iowa State Fairgrounds
- Des Moines Art Center
- Ft. Des Moines Museum and Education Center
- Jordan House Museum
- Terrace Hill Historic Site
- Hoyt Sherman Place
- The Wallace House Museum
- National Balloon Museum
- University of Iowa
- University of Northern Iowa
- Drake University
- Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center
- Graceland University
- Upper Iowa University
- Iowa State University - Ames
- Court Ave District
- Iowa Cubs Baseball
- Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
- Iowa Barnstormers Arena Football League
- Saylorville Lake
- Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey
- Des Moines Menace Soccer
- DART Central Station (Local Bus Transport)
- Des Moines Performing Arts Center
- Stage West @ Stoner Theatre
- The Temple for Performing Arts
- Des Moines Community Playhouse
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Botanical & Environmental Center
- Blank Park Zoo
- Living History Farms
- Principal Park (Sec Taylor Stadium)
- State Capitol Building
- Iowa Speedway
- Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater
- Amana Colonies
- Trailways Bus Station
- Jefferson Lines
- Des Moines Metro Opera
- Des Moines Playhouse
- Des Moines Symphony
- Iowa Dance Theatre
- Des Moines International Airport
- Principal Financial Group
- Ruan Transportation
- Wells Fargo Financial
- Meredith
- Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa
- ING Group
- EMC Insurance Companies
- Des Moines Register
- Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Pappa John Sculpture Park Tour
- Ballet Des Moines
- Amateur & Professional Sports in Greater Des Moines

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Cities Near Des Moines

Des Moines
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Airport - Transportation

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

Convention & Meeting Facilities - Civic Centers

Polk County Convention Complex


Downtown Des Moines

Hospitals & Medical Care Facilities

Mercy Capitol
Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center
Blank Children's Hospital
Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center

Interstates & Highways

I-35 and I-80


Science Center of Iowa
Fort Des Moines Memorial Park
Iowa Historical Museum

Skiing Centers & Resorts

Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Stadiums - Arenas - Athletic Fields

Sec Taylor Stadium
Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Theme Parks - Amusement Parks


Universities & Colleges

AIB College Of Business
Grand View College
Drake University


Blank Park Zoo

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