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Hoosier in Iowa
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My husband and I have celebrated our last two anniversaries (28 and 29) at this hotel. Last year we stayed in a king room with a fireplace, and we requested that again because it was lovely and quite large. This year, however, we were upgraded to a two room suite--a separate living area and bedroom with a shared fireplace. Both...

1Thank Wanderlust87
Swanville, Minnesota, USA
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a beautiful hotel located a few blocks from the main entertainment and arts area downtown. The staff is courteous and helpful. The rooms are large and well-maintained. The included breakfast is excellent. I would gladly stay here again.

1Thank TCstravels
Wilbraham MA
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great customer service started when we called from the airport for the shuttle. It arrived almost immediately. When we arrived at hotel, they had our room keys waiting for us. We had a room on the 3rd floor facing an indoor atrium. The room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was very large, with double sinks and tons of...

Thank hugesoxfan
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This hotel is wonderful, great customer service, the rooms are all different and UNIQUE. I absolutely love this property and would recommend it to business or leisure travelers. It is very clean and gives you a boutique feel but is absolute luxury in my opinion. They have a great bar to unwind after a day.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I booked one night at this hotel, because the one I was staying in down the street where the convention was being held did not have an opening for my last day. I was a skeptic at first but the lobby was great and my room was probably one of the best I have ever stayed in. Remote fire place,...

Thank rogergoss
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed the night before the marathon. Helpful staff, nice lobby, cool bar, big room, comfortable bedding, big bathroom, great location and above average complimentary breakfast. Free weekend parking in the ramp across the street. Need to go back sometime without the pressure of the marathon and really enjoy all this hotel has to offer.

Thank Frazier_13
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The moment I walked in I loved this hotel. The dark, but welcoming decor. The smell of the lobby. The friendliness and service of the employees was all wonderful. Our room in the corner & was large with high ceilings and surrounded by windows. The fireplace was a great touch as was the jaquezzi tub. We booked a massage for...

Thank Aaron E
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had to change hotels for our wedding party a month from the wedding. Sandy worked hard to help us get a suite, rooms, and to do special rates for the wedding guests for three nights. I appreciate all of the hard work she put in to make it work. The Presidential Suite was amazing and the rest of the...

1Thank LowCountryIowan
Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very nice. The room we stayed in had a fireplace and a very comfortable bed. Just got to stay for a short time but found many restaurants close by. I wish we had more time to explore. Hopefully we can come back.

1Thank LiThDr
Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This property is absolutely spectacular! We stayed here for a getaway that was close to home. This place did not disappoint. The room was huge and behind gorgeous, the staff was so professional and many restaurants were within walking distance. We hope to be back soon!

Thank stacy_lynn_04

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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: $274 - $436 (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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Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines
Hotel Of 800 Locust
Des Lux Hotel Des Moines, Iowa
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“Ask for one that looks over a back courtyard. totally quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles IowaCityProf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust87, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room off the street - elevator companion said there was a lot of street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles hugesoxfan, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“every room is a good room, I have seen several”
 of 5 bubbles travelprincess1998, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For quiet room, you may want to ask for interior room with view of atrium.”
 of 5 bubbles rogergoss, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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