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Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown

101 East Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309, USA TEL: +1-515-244-1700 FAX: +1-515-559-0095

Things To Do

Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown hotel is located in the heart of downtown Des Moines with scenic views of the river and easy access to an unbeatable range of Des Moines businesses and attractions. Our location between the Iowa State Capitol campus and the downtown business and entertainment district is ideal whether traveling for business or leisure.

We are a located within the Historic East Village, considered one of Des Moines most trendy neighborhoods featuring eclectic shopping and dining options. The Court Avenue Entertainment District is located just over the bridge from the hotel and it features numerous dining and entertainment options including the Farmers Market which is held on Saturdays May through October.

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown is surrounded by popular attraction destinations, within a couple of blocks from the hotel is the Des Moines Civic Center, the Iowa Events Center including Wells Fargo Arena, the Science Center of Iowa, the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, the Iowa Historical Building and Principal Park- Home of the Iowa Cubs.

See unforgettable sights and enjoy use of complimentary local area transportation to and from Des Moines International Airport and other popular downtown business and leisure destinations.

While you're in Town

  • Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena

    Entertainment & Attractions

    Entertainment & Attractions Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Court District Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Historic East Village

    Onsite Services
    • Free Cooked-to-Order Breakfast
    • Complimentary Evening Reception
    • Liberty's - An Iowa Grill
    Nearby Services
    Name Distance Heading
    Adventureland Park 7.0 MI NE
    Blank Park Zoo 5.0 MI SW
    Brenton Skating Plaza/Bike Rental 0.1 MI NE
    City Center 1.0 MI W
    Court Avenue 0.4 MI SW
    Des Moines Art Center 3.4 MI W
    Des Moines Botanical Center 0.7 MI N
    Des Moines Civic Center 0.2 MI W
    Des Moines Farmers Market 0.4 MI SW
    Des Moines International Airport 5.0 MI SW
    Drake University 2.0 MI NW
    Federal Courthouse 0.0 MI S
    Grand View College 2.0 MI N
    Historic East Village 0.0 MI E
    Iowa Events Center 0.5 MI NE
    Iowa Speedway 37.0 MI NE
    Iowa State Capitol 0.6 MI E
    Iowa State Fairgrounds 3.0 MI E
    Iowa State University 35.0 MI N
    Jordan Creek Town Center 11.0 MI W
    Living History Farms 12.0 MI NW
    Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino 7.0 MI NE
    Principal Park home of the Iowa Cub 0.2 MI SW
    Principal Riverwalk 0.0 MI W
    Saylorville Lake 10.0 MI NW
    Science Center of Iowa/IMAX 0.3 MI SW
    Simon Estes Ampitheater 0.0 MI W
    Sleepy Hollow 4.0 MI E
    Valley Junction 7.0 MI W
    Waveland Golf Course 7.0 MI W
    Willow Creek Public Golf 7.0 MI NW

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  • Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Ia - Fitness Center

    Fitness & Recreation

    Fitness & Recreation Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Swimming Pool Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Ia - 24 Hour Fitness Room

    For guests that are looking to stay active while they travel, the modern fitness center is available 24 hours a day. Taking a dip in the saline indoor pool is also a great way to stay relaxed and refreshed.

    Onsite Services
    • Walk, Jog & Bike Trails Nearby
    Nearby Services
    Name Distance Heading
    Basketball 1.0 MI
    Beach 10.0 MI
    Bicycling 1.0 MI
    Bowling 5.0 MI
    Driving Range 5.0 MI
    Fishing 1.0 MI
    Golf course 5.0 MI
    Jet Skiing 15.0 MI
    Jogging Track 1.0 MI
    Playground 1.0 MI
    Pool Table 1.0 MI
    Sailing 10.0 MI
    Snow Skiing 5.0 MI
    Solarium 1.0 MI
    Tennis Court 2.0 MI
    Video Arcade 2.0 MI
    Walking Track 1.0 MI
    Water Skiing 15.0 MI

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  • Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Ia - Downtown Des Moines

    Local Businesses & Corporations

    Local Businesses & Corporations Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Ia - Downtown Des Moines Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Ia - Iowa State Capitol

    Nearby Services
    Name Distance Heading
    Allied Insurance/Nationwide Insuran 1.0 MI W
    American Republic 0.8 MI NW
    Blank Children's Hospital 1.5 MI NW
    CDS Global 2.0 MI SW
    Deloitte 0.4 MI W
    Des Moines University 2.0 MI W
    EDS 7.7 MI SW
    EMC Insurance 1.0 MI W
    Farmland Insurance 1.0 MI W
    IBM 0.0 MI W
    ING 0.6 MI W
    KPMG 0.6 MI W
    Kemin Industries 3.0 MI SE
    Meredith Corp 2.0 MI W
    Mid-American Energy 0.5 MI W
    Pioneer Hi-Bred 6.0 MI N
    Principal Financial 0.8 MI W
    Qwest 0.8 MI NW
    Titan Wheel 4.0 MI SE
    Wellmark 0.6 MI W
    Wells Fargo 0.5 MI W

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In and Around Town

  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown, IA - Fans at a sporting event

    Iowa Cubs

    Go to a baseball game at the home of the Triple A affiliate to the World Champion Chicago Cubs.

    Iowa Cubs

  • Daytime Museum Exterior

    Drake University

    Visit one of the finest higher learning institutions in the Midwest.

    Drake University

  • Close up of tropical plants

    Botanical Gardens

    Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens offers tropical and temperate gardens in the heart of downtown.

    Botanical Gardens

  • Man falling from an elephant in the Mekong river

    Blank Park Zoo

    Discover the natural wildlife found locally in Des Moines.

    Blank Park Zoo

  • Boy looks into Glass Exhibit Display

    Des Moines Art Center

    This non-profit Art Center is a popular Des Moines attraction.

    Des Moines Art Center

  • Cowboy

    Living History Farms

    This interactive, outdoor farm and museum is fun for the entire family.

    Living History Farms