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Element West Des Moines

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575 S Prairie View Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6680 See on map
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Breakfast included
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3 Star accommodation
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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All reviews yogurt bar free evening mini kitchen hot tub fire pit big tv perfect room a great stay made to order breakfast my favorite part happy hour indoor pool breakfast sandwich comfortable rooms free breakfast des moines would definitely stay here again
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family here for a two day get away. Great staff and service. Kids loved the pool and the outside hot tub. The room we had was spacious and very comfortable for our family of four. The breakfast was also very good.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Spent one night in a one bedroom and loved it. Outside hot tub was very nice. Pool a little small and didn't try but looked fine. Breakfast was awesome in the morning with lots of places to sit. Wii game in lobby was liked also....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a business type hotel but it is also great for a family stay. The pool is large and the outside hot tub is very unique. My kids loved getting into it during a snow storm. Staff was wonderful and friendly.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Element for a weekend getaway, and it was a great experience. The staff was great, our suite was roomy, and spotless, and quiet. I stay in hotels frequently and this was definitely a standout. I will be seeking...More

Thank Tobrooksie
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Overlooking Wellman’s Rooftop Bar does not make for a good night’s sleep in a large number of rooms at the Element. I suppose a winter visit might be better, although we were still awakened at 2 am on a rainy night when indoor patrons of...More

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Element West Moines is a 110-room property with fully equipped kitchens and 6 different room types. Green Globe Certified, offering an indoor pool, outdoor patio & hot tub, daily complimentary breakfast, weekday evening reception and Wi-Fi Internet. Within walking distance of over 18 restaurants, day and night entertainment, and Jordan Creek, the largest shopping mall in Iowa.

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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 127 - USD 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesIowaWest Des Moines
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"The rooms were comfortable, spacious and with kitchens in them!"
31 Jul. 2018
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"Rooms on north side are near quiet & nice residential neighborhood with light traffic."
3 Apr. 2018
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"We were on 4 th floor...very quiet. All sides have views of nearby businesses."
17 Dec. 2017
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"323 had picture windows and a great view at night."
24 Sep. 2017
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