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4.9 out of 5

"This hotel is fire and they stock Prosecco in the mini bar. What else do you need :) " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 10 Oct 2022

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Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near Iowa Events Center

City center stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown Des Moines hotel, you'll find Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena. Also, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is within 2 miles (3 km) and Iowa State Fairgrounds is within 6 miles (10 km).

Free shuttle, breakfast

This hotel features a gym 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 continental breakfast each morning.

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$152* Per night/room Dec 11 - Dec 12

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, Corner

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Corner

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Des Lux Hotel ratings based on 16 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Des Lux Hotel

Everyone (8) Couples (3) Family (2)
5 out of 5
This hotel is fire and they stock Prosecco in the mini bar. What else do you need :)

Posted by on Oct 10, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 12, 2022 by Steven

We appreciate your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 25, 2022

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5 out of 5
Hotel is very charming, staff go above and beyond, will be back!

Posted by on May 25, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 11, 2022 by Ryan

Thank you Trish! We look forward to your next visit with us!

4 out of 5
The elevator for the hotel was not working, which was a minor inconvenience. However, efforts were being made to repair it.

Posted by on Dec 31, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 31, 2021 by carl D.

Thank you Laura

5 out of 5
One of the most beautiful hotels i've stayed in!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 12, 2021 by Christeen Lampman, PM Manager

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
Excellent hotel. super nice rooms, even better staff!

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 24, 2021 by Carl D

Thank you

5 out of 5

Posted by on May 10, 2021

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Jun 2, 2021 by Carl D.

Thank you

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 21, 2020 by Sandy

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope you will stay with us again!

5 out of 5
This is a beautiful property with wonderful employees.

Posted by , from Omahe, Nebraska on Sep 21, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 23, 2020 by Sandy

Dear Steve, Thank you so much for your kind review! We hope you will stay with us again.

5 out of 5
Spacious. Great amenities. Need more info about using them.

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 25, 2020 by Barb

Peter, Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Property Features

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. A business center and a meeting room are available. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Des Lux Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). 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)
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking, self parking, and extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Des Lux Hotel offers 51 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Des Lux Bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.

  • Casino nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Des Lux Hotel offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • Credit card pre-authorization
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered self parking fee: USD 10.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Extended parking fee: USD 13 per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

  • Lux Hotel Des Moines
  • Lux Des Moines
  • Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines
  • Hotel Of 800 Locust
  • Des Lux Hotel Des Moines, Iowa
  • Iowa
  • Hotel Of 800 Locust
  • Des Lux Hotel Hotel
  • Des Lux Hotel Des Moines
  • Des Lux Hotel Hotel Des Moines
  • Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.