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Heart of Des Moines
Within a 15-minute walk of this Court Avenue Entertainment District hotel, you'll find Science Center of Iowa and Wells Fargo Arena. Also, Des Moines Civic Center is within half a mile (1 km) and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is within 2 miles (3 km).
Free shuttle, breakfast
This hotel features a fitness center and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the sauna and free perks like continental breakfast and an area shuttle.
Flat-screen TVs, refrigerators
Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 51 guestrooms also offer minibars and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include room service, hair dryers, and ironing boards.
Des Lux Hotel ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews
Guest reviews for Des Lux Hotel
Aug 21, 2019 by Barb
Thank you for the great review! We can't wait to see you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager
Mar 25, 2019 by Barb
Kay, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay a pleasant one. We can’t wait to see you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager
Dec 5, 2018 by Barb
Thanks for the awesome review! . I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager
Aug 12, 2018 by Barb
Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager
Jan 24, 2018 by Barb
Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager
Thought I was staying in AHS5 Hotel- VERY DARK
Oct 21, 2016 by Service Manager
Thank you for the open and honest review! We take pride in our staff, and we're thrilled they were helpful. We tend to think of our decor and atmosphere as cozy and warm, so sorry to hear you didn't feel the same. Hope to have you as our guest again,
Sep 4, 2016 by Service Manager
I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us! We strive to make each stay as memorable as your stay was!
Mar 17, 2016 by Chad B.
Thank you for the wonderful review! We strive to ensure each guest has the best experience possible, and glad you enjoyed!
Mar 21, 2016 by Chad B.
Thank you for the honest and kind review! We are always working to improve the property, so we will make sure to look for the issues you mentioned!
Real nice hotel. Would stay there again.
Mar 21, 2016 by Chad B.
Thank you for the kind review!
About the Des Lux HotelLocation 800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Des Lux Hotel offers its guests a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Des Lux Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are free. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star Des Moines hotel is smoke free.
- 1 building
- 51 guestrooms or units
- 5 levels
- Built in 1903
- Continental breakfast (free)
- Bar or lounge
- Business facilities
- Dry cleaning
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Staff is multilingual
- Storage area for luggage
- Front-desk safe
- Tour and ticket information
- Gift shop
- Newspapers in lobby (free)
- Fireplace in lobby
- No smoking on site
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Long-term parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)
- Airport: Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) (7.5 km / 4.7 mi)
- Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle
- Parking: Valet parking and extended parking available for a surcharge
Des Lux Hotel offers 51 air-conditioned accommodations with designer toiletries and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are provided. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- In-room dining (limited hours)
- Flat-screen television
- Cable channels
- Coffee maker
- Cribs (free)
- Rollaway beds (surcharge)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Hair dryer
- Designer toiletries
- Iron and ironing board
- Air conditioning
- Wheelchair accessible
Food & Drink
Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 5:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
Des Lux Bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
- Check-in time ends at midnight
- Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.
- Check-out by 11:00 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Valet parking fee: USD 20 per night
- Extended parking fee: USD 13 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.