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Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center

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The Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center is located next to the Iowa Events Center which includes Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, and the Community Choice Credit Union/Veterans Memorial Auditorium. We are simple to find at the intersection of I-235 and 3rd Street in Downtown Des Moines. Close to the entertainment and business districts as well as the Iowa State Capital and government buildings. The Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center is the only downtown Des Moines hotel that offers free parking, complimentary deluxe breakfast buffet, and free Wi-Fi throughout the entire property.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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Popular mentions
We stayed here for 1 night during the Boys High School Basketball tournament. The room was clean, average size - nothing spectacular. This is a bit of an older hotel. Breakfast was great! Lobby area was very spacious for a group to gather. Only about 1 block from Wells
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I stayed here twice for business. Clean room and great hotel. On my second stay, I was offered a bottle of water and a bag of chips at check-in which was unexpected and appreciated. Great way to put a smile on guests' faces. The hotel charges a $1 "Safe Fee" for some reason,
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We enjoyed this hotel, it is in a great location, especially if you will be at the event center - it was a very short walk so we didn’t have to bother with parking, which is also free for hotel guests. Every employee we encountered was very nice, Informative, and helpful. Hot
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Upon arrival, the staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was large, super comfy king bed, clean bathroom, microwave and fridge--everything we needed! Our breakfast attendants were very helpful. After tasty make-your-own waffles, yogurt, fresh fruit, muffins, and fresh
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Great location ... 3 minute walk to Wells Fargo Arena so had free parking. Friendly check in and very clean and comfortable room. 7 floors in hotel. Nice bathroom with great vanity. Breakfast included.
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Response from MelissaM7391, Manager at Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center
Responded 27 Dec 2018
Rita, Thank you so much for your kind words regarding the hotel and staff. I will pass this positive message on to the staff as encouragement to keep up the good work. We hope that you will stay with us in the future.
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Riverside King
Selfie in room. Polar bear jammies and slippers not included with room.
Zoomed In view from room
View from 5th Floor
somebody else's beer cans in the window that room service forgot to clean
How far is this hotel from the fair grounds?
3.5 miles!
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How much is parking at this hotel?
Thank you for your question. Parking is FREE!
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Does this hotel have smoking rooms or a smoking area?
I only stay at completely non-smoking hotels, due to my extreme allergy. It is unlikely that there is a place for smokers.
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"if you want a view, ask for the east facing rooms that have view of river."
"Location to arena."
"Ask for a room at the end of the hall. Might be quieter since there should be less traffic in the hallway."
"Ask for a room that looks toward the state capitol up on the morning horizon! Beautiful."
"Ask to overlook the river"
US$114 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Quality Inn & Suites Event Center
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