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Des Lux Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Chicago, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the past 10 years we have always utilize this hotel even when it was known as Locust Suites. Most recently we booked a Grammy artist here and were disappointed to say the least. I left 3 different messages for the manager to return my call and he knows me personally yet I have not heard from them. Desk clerk...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for our 5th year anniversary evening as a quick getaway overnight... we were pleasantly surprised by incredibly kind and friendly attendants even when we checked in at 11:00pm. After a long day, we were very happy that our room was spacious and the whirlpool tub was rapid filling and comfortable for two people. The...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you so much for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your anniversary stay with us and hope that you will come back to see us in the future! Happy belated anniversary! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once in a while it is good to venture away from the usual, predictable hotel chains and to stay in a unique hotel like the Des Luxe. Originally a club established in the 1920's, the hotel retains much of the original feel of a club with rich, dark woodwork, a welcoming and relaxing lobby with chairs and sofas surrounding a...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Camille, Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay in Des Moines. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you will choose us again when you are in the area! Sincerely, Barb Adix

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel. The room was large and very comfortable. The staff was wonderful. They offered a shuttle from the airport, which was very nice since I did not want to rent a car. The location is in the center of downtown within walking distance to dining and night life. The hotel bar was quaint and the bartender, Sherri, was very...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Robyn, Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay while in Des Moines. we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is absolutely gorgeous, very clean, and in a great location in downtown Des Moines. We stayed here when Garth Brooks was in town and it was so convenient. Why have I not stayed here before?

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and atmosphere at Des Lux was really fantastic. The hotel was clean and well-appointed, classy yet modern. The gym was outstanding, there was as much equipment in there as my home gym... plus the sauna, steam and spa. The breakfast was cery generous as well.

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Anne, Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Brookline, New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I would stay here again in a heartbeat! It's a wonderfully kitchy hotel with unique decor. The service was spot on and the complimentary breakfast was much better than you get in a chain hotel. Plus they have Voss water!

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay while in Des Moines! We are very excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I loved it!!!! We had been there before for a birthday party but never stay overnight. I am originally from NYC and quite the world traveler and this hotel rivals any swanky NYC hotel we have stayed at. We have a favorite room at the Des Lux Hotel but I won't say what it is here.😉

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Mark, I am so pleased that you finally got to spend the night with us, and that you have found a favorite room! We can't wait to have you come back to see us and we will make sure "your room" is ready for you! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 7 April 2017

The staff at this hotel were outstanding. I was staying there for a work conference, their shuttle was timely, they kept our bags after we had checked out, and even ensured we all had umbrellas on a day when it was raining.

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your stay! We strive very hard to make everyone's stay a pleasant one! We look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I recently booked the hotel for guests for an educational conference. Everyone was delighted with the whimsical art throughout the beautiful hotel. The rooms were all very clean and each had its own unique decor. What really made this place a stand out in my opinion was the staff. Sandy is fantastic at her job!! All staff was accommodating, professional...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay! We strive very hard to make our guests are comfortable! I hope that we will see you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These are no ordinary accommodations The largest in Des Moines and among the most welcoming anywhere, many Des Lux rooms and suites indulge with fireplaces and whirlpools. From our King Executive Rooms to the lavishly appointed Presidential Suite you will enjoy an array of signature amenities and the satisfaction of knowing that you could not possibly have chosen a more comfortable retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Des Lux Hotel

Address: 800 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3622 (Formerly Suites of 800 Locust Hotel and Spa)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $255 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Des Lux Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines
Hotel Of 800 Locust
Des Lux Hotel Des Moines, Iowa
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“Beautiful hotel and friendly staff.”
chriskN3276QQ, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“some rooms have fireplaces”
AnneHS8, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best views are facing the State Capitol, but I have seen nearly every room and they are all amazing! Worth the price.”
  • Very comfortable bed.
  • Yep, his and hers sinks
  • Fireplace and relax
tivonfeeley, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one that looks over a back courtyard. totally quiet.”
IowaCityProf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a fireplace.”
Wanderlust87, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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