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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
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown offers nearly 20,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and banquet space to accommodate groups of 10-1,200 people. Located in downtown Des Moine's East Village just one block to the Simon Estes Auditorium, across the street from the federal court house and only blocks from the state courthouse, Embassy Suites is an ideal venue for wedding receptions, corporate meetings and formal banquets. Our first-class catering services and delicious on-site restaurant will accommodate special requests, including ethnic meal requirements.

Meeting and Event Highlights

  • On-site A/V equipment rental
  • On-site restaurant and full-service catering
  • Underground parking
  • Discounted room blocks for 10+ sleeping rooms
  • Free made-to-order breakfast

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Small Meetings

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Boardroom

Whether you're interviewing a candidate, hosting a client, or gathering your top executives, our downtown Des Moines meeting space is ideal. We offer an Executive Boardroom on our lobby level accomodating 12 people. The room features modern styling including ergonomic chairs and floor-to-ceiling windows for natural lighting. Speak to our experienced staff about arranging coffee service, catering, or evening cocktails, and about our small meetings offerings through Meetings Simplified (PDF).

Conferences and Events

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Meeting Rooms

Our flexible meetings space is sure to impress for your corporate training, association conference, or large event. The ballroom boasts a 15-foot high ceiling and can serve as a general session room for nearly 1,200 people, then divides into eight sections for breakouts. The adjacent atrium works as a great space for exhibit halls or cocktail receptions. Additionally, six smaller meeting rooms are equipped with modern furnishings and amenities. A/V equipment rental and support is available onsite.

Weddings & Formal Banquets

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, IA - Ballroom Social Event

Our newly renovated ballroom is an ideal venue for your wedding, Quinceanera, bar/bat mitzvah, or formal event. Host your ceremony or cocktail hour in our breathtaking atrium then move to the Grand Ballroom for your reception and dancing. We offer on-site catering and will accommodate special ethnic requests. A complimentary honeymoon suite is provided for all wedding packages. Please contact our Sales Manager at 515-244-1700 or DSMDN_DS@hilton.com for details.

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  • At a Glance

    • Total Guest Rooms : 234
  • Room Types

    • Largest Meeting Room : 10650 Sq. Ft. 946 Sq. M.
  • Group Amenities

    • Business Center
    • Fitness Center OnSite
    • Pool On Property
    • Restaurant On-Site
    • Standard In-Room and Lobby Wi-Fi
  • Local Airports

    • Des Moines International Airport10 min./5 mi.
    • Eppley Airfield2 hr./140 mi.