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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've stayed at the Des Moines Marriott quite a few times over the years and it's always great. This week was no exception and i'm glad they are continuing to renovate the place and get other areas freshened up

Thank James L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived Friday night to attend the Winter Blues Festival! It was a really pleasant stay. Staff was friendly and helpful, and the rooms were spacious and comfortable! Loved having a fridge and Keurig with coffee, tea and cocoa available. We were lucky enough to get...More

Thank Darci F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff who went out of their way to make this a special stay. The hotel itself is nice and the room was good. What made this visit so special was the fact that a bellman realized I hadn’t brought a coat with me for...More

Thank ddacreed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pretty-standard downtown Marriott: nothing great but nothing horrible. And actually, it’s probably getting better because they’re in a renovation process. The lobby looks about done, and now there are signs saying the rooms are next. The rooms even now aren’t bad, but...More

Thank Molliebclyde
Response from cmroutson, Executive Asst. at Des Moines Marriott DowntownResponded 1 week ago

Mollieb, thank you for sharing your feedback with fellow TripAdvisor users. We have been anticipating this long overdue renovation for several years. The guest rooms and guest bathrooms will be totally modernized to provide our guests with the latest in décor and technology! Our lobby...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually try not to write bad reviews, but the best thing that can happen to this Marriott in my opinion is a total gut job. They have JUST started the renovation process. Hopefully it is more than cosmetic. The entire 15th floor hallway and my...More

Thank ZebraRef1
Response from Des Moines M, Manager at Des Moines Marriott DowntownResponded 2 weeks ago

Please accept our sincere apology for this experience. It is true that a sprinkler pipe leak on your floor was the root cause of the issues that occurred. Our Engineering staff moved quickly to mitigate the damage and affect on multiple rooms. We understand your...More

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Lee C
23 April 2017|
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Response from cmroutson | Property representative |
Please contact the hotel directly and we'll certainly do our best to fulfill your requests. Looking forward to having you with us!
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Shimol
22 November 2016|
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Response from cmroutson | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The shuttle runs from 5am-11 pm. Our shuttle is complimentary and it would be best if you call the hotel when you land (515/245-5500) at the airport to request the shuttle...as the shuttle only... More
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Tina A
12 December 2014|
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Hello, The skywalks are pretty easy to take - although, some are being rebuilt at the moment because there was a fire a few months back. Shouldn't be an issue to navigate though - just a little getting used to! I hope... More
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"Rooms facing the capital bldg."
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"Room 2902 has a king bed, end of the corridor and great view of the city"
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"Higher floors over a nice city landscape."
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"31 floors so lots of opportunity to see out over the city."
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