Room type

Two Queen Beds, Non-Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and business center


This family-friendly Des Moines hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Drake University, The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House, and Hoyt Sherman Place. Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Botanical Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a business center, a meeting room, and dry cleaning. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and express check-in are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 52 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus coffee makers and cable TV. Free newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Business-related amenities consist of a business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered. This family-friendly hotel also offers laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and express check-in. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Holiday Inn Express Des Moines is a smoke-free property.

  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Total number of rooms - 52 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Climate control 
  • In-room safe 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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