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Burlington, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel for a last minute weekend getaway to visit friends. We booked this hotel because of the downtown location. The location was great. Right off the highway. Right next to Wells Fargo. Staff was friendly. Our room happened to be on the top floor. My favorite thing about our stay was the view... More 

Thank Kayla B
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2015

My fiancé and I stayed here in October 2014. We had just driven through the night (from Michigan) and arrived around 9 or 10 am. We decided to see if we could possibly check in early because we were exhausted and to our surprise we were able to. The front desk clerk was very helpful any time we had a... More 

Thank Kassandra R
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Stayed for a convention, sharing room with 3 friends. Beds in our room were just double. Room had good features of microwave, fridge and coffee maker as well as iron and blow dryer. Hot breakfast was good and staffed by a very sweet woman who was there every day of our stay. Did not use pool or exercise room. Rooms... More 

1 Thank Tracy S
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed on a Friday night and it was very noisy. There were several ball teams there so we approached the front desk about moving to the end of the hall. They were awesome and upgraded us to a suite for no charge. The staff in the restaurant downstairs were also great and very accommodating. One complaint was that the... More 

3 Thank orchestra_angel
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We stayed on the 5th floor right next to the stairs. In the morning I was just going to run down to the 2nd floor for coffee. So, in my pj's I took the stairs and surprise! there is no re-entry. At first I was not sure how I was going to get out. I had to go all the... More 

Thank quiltersIowa
South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Granted, I had to book last minute for a convention downtown, so rates were probably higher than normal. However, the hotel for the price was very average. The breakfast was decent with cooked eggs/meat/waffles, diy oatmeal, a couple types of fruit, yogurt, a few pastries and standard continental fare. However the breakfast room was so small, I had to stand... More 

1 Thank Amie007
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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307 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is a centrally located downtown hotel. The rooms are OK. But they do book large groups here (like high school wrestlers) and that could get rowdy. I was there on a sunday night and the place was very quiet. My room on the 7th floor overlooked the river and the state capital. Very nice indeed. The breakfast is standard.... More 

1 Thank QQ1234
BJB33, General Manager at Quality Inn & Suites Event Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We value your comments. We will review our process for identifying groups that may be disruptive to other guests. Thank you for your business! Sincerely, Brian Bocken General Manager More 

Overland Park, Kansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Our volleyball team stayed here for a tournament. My room smelled a bit of old smoke, probably used to be a smoking room back in the day. But the bed was super comfy and the shower was nice. My room even had a leather like recliner. The free breakfast was outstanding! I've stayed at many hotels that advertise a free... More 

Thank StaceyKayGCI
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Clean, great location and fairly easy to find. The staff was friendly, breakfast with hot and cold items was good. It has a restaurant, exercise room and nice pool available. We would stay there again if we were in the area for an event.

Thank cathy r
BJB33, General Manager at Quality Inn & Suites Event Center, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. It is always great to hear our guests would stay with us again on a return trip to Des Moines. We appreciate your business! Sincerely, Brian Bocken General Manager More 

Ames, Iowa
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We went to an Iowa Wild Game on Valentines Day and this was a very short walk to Wells Fargo Arena. Our hotel room was nice and comfortable. The reason I did not give a 4 or 5 is that the elevators are slow and small and the chairs in the breakfast area look like they have never been cleaned.

Thank Jean H

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Quality Inn & Suites Event Center

Address: 929 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $143 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn & Suites Event Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 165
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“Book a "River View" room which offers a great view of the river and capitol building if you are above the 3rd floor.”
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