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Des Lux Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Mission, Kansas
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We used the hotel's presidential suite + atrium to have a small wedding ceremony with family and close friends. We held the ceremony in the atrium and used the room's bar set-up to host cocktails and appetizers. The space worked perfectly for this and the hotel staff were extremely accommodating to our needs. They were quick to respond when we...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux for your special day! We are so pleased that we were able to be a part of your special day! The next time your in the area, please stop back to see us! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Stevensville, Maryland
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Very friendly, helpful staff from dinner recommendations to an extra shuttle stop by the chocolate store, appealing/intriguing decor, very nice gym-large for a hotel, hot tub and sauna, excellent breakfast including omelets and yogurt. Made for an enjoyable trip and good memorable experience.

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Anne, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! It was a pleasure working with your group, and hope that we will get to see you again. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 April 2017

The hotel provided accommodations for a group of 45 folks from around the northeast who were meeting in town. All who I talked to were very impressed with the friendly service, lovely rooms and fabulous breakfasts. They shuttled groups around so that folks could visit various restaurants. A wonderful location,great folks and very favorable experience. I would definitely come here...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Dave, We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We work very hard to ensure that our guests have a comfortable stay! We look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I enjoyed staying at this beautiful hotel, a real treat on a business trip. Convenient in downtown, lots of excellent restaurants nearby both cheap and fancy, across from a parking garage. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Excellent bed. I especially appreciated the chaise lounge. In most hotel rooms you have a choice of sitting at a desk or on the...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

DissTorr, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We strive very hard to make sure that our guests have a comfortable stay. We hope that the next time you are in the area that you will stop in and see us! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Forest Hill, Maryland
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friendly staff, very accomodating shuttle service, nice hotel bar with friendly bartenders, very comfortable beds in large nicely furnished rooms, nice location downtown within walking distance to several restaurants

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We strive very hard to make sure all our guests are well taken care of. We hope that you will come back to see us the next time you are in the area! Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 April 2017

First time to Des Moines and I did not know what to expect. I thought that Iowa would be the standard run down hotel chains. This was not the case. This place was a pleasure to stay in. A piece of history that has not been torn down and is 100% updated. Very upscale and worth a visit. The omelet...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your first visit to the Des Moines area! We take a lot of pride in our hotel and strive very hard to ensure that our guests have a great experience during their stay with us. I hope that if you are ever in the area again you will come back to...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The rooms are simply amazing with attention to every detail! I have stayed in 5-starred hotels in just about every state and who knew that Iowa had this hidden gem? Fireplace, whirlpool tub, shower, bar area, and one of the best beds I have ever slept on in any hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful during the entire...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Tivon, Thank you so much for choosing us for your group meeting! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, as my entire staff enjoyed all of you. You were all so enjoyable to work with, and we all hope that you will come back to see us! You made our job very easy and fun!...

Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Breakfast: many options and high quality. The made to order omelets were delicious. Gym: great assortment of equipment and it all worked. Lots of space for stretching. Large hot tub and sauna perfect for ending the day. Room: Room was large, neat, and clean. Bed was very comfortable.

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Des Lux H, General Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay while in the Des Moines area. We strive very hard to make sure all our guests have a comfortable stay while here. I hope that you will come back to see us the next time you are in the area. Sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

Northford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 April 2017

What is not to like - a great staff (very friendly and helpful), nice rooms, fantastic breakfasts, very solid exercise room, comfortable off-lobby area and fun art along the walls. Not at all expensive! High Recommended.

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay while in Des Moines! We strive very hard to ensure that our guests have a comfortable stay while with us. We hope that you will come back to see us the next time you are in the area. Sincerely, Barb Adix, assistant General Manager

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A great location if you're seeking a downtown spot in Des Moines. The interior gave me more of a New York sense than your typical Midwest hotel. The rooms are spacious, appreciate the high ceiling (and actual ceiling light- as most rooms just had bedside), and the brick wall is an awesome and unique touch. Our room view was of...

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Des Lux H, Manager at Des Lux Hotel, responded to this review

Monica, Thank you for choosing the Des Lux Hotel for your recent stay in Des Moines! we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will come back the next time you are in the area. sincerely, Barb Adix Assistant General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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: £146 - £275 (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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Also Known As:
Suites Of 800 Locust Hotel Des Moines
Hotel Of 800 Locust
Des Lux Hotel Des Moines, Iowa
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“Beautiful hotel and friendly staff.”
chriskN3276QQ, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“some rooms have fireplaces”
AnneHS8, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The best views are facing the State Capitol, but I have seen nearly every room and they are all amazing! Worth the price.”
  • Very comfortable bed.
  • Yep, his and hers sinks
  • Fireplace and relax
tivonfeeley, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one that looks over a back courtyard. totally quiet.”
IowaCityProf, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a fireplace.”
Wanderlust87, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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