Des Moines Marriott Downtown

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Des Moines, IA Hotel
ChainMarriott International Hotels
Marriott Hotels
Total meeting space2,626 sq. m
Guest rooms413
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

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Des Moines, IA Hotel


MultiYear Booking Concessions

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01/28/2019 – 12/31/2022

Need dates

  • 11/17/201901/25/2020
  • 02/10/202002/14/2020
  • 03/01/202004/12/2020




Best of Des Moines-Des Moines Business Record Best of America-Meetings Focus 2019 Spirit of Hospitality Award-Convention and Visitors Bureau 2018 Visitors Choice Award/Hotel of the Year-Convention and Visitors Bureau (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018) Green Partner-Green Leaders/Trip Advisor Multiple Awards-best place to host and event/meeting


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (Toll-free)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Free airport shuttle
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Rental car service
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Spa or salon
  • Tennis courts

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space2,626 sq. m
Meeting rooms16
Largest room906 sq. m
Second largest room870 sq. m

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms413
Single (1 bed)209
Double (2 beds)198
Tax rate6%
Occupancy rate12%



Local Attractions

Adventureland Amusement Park

Court Ave District

Botanical & Environmental Center

909 E. River Drive
Des Moines, IA, US 50309

Des Moines Performing Arts Center

221 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA, US 50309

Blank Park Zoo

7401 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, IA, US 50315

Drake University

Hoyt Sherman Place

1501 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA, US 50309

State Historical Building

East 6th & Locust
Des Moines, IA, US 50309

Getting Here

Take our complimentary local area shuttle to and from the Des Moines International Airport, downtown Des Moines business district or use the convenient skywalk attached to our hotel.


  • Paid parking$12.00 / day
  • Valet parking$25.00 / day
  • Street parking
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 7.89 km from venue

Affiliated Organizations


Look no further than the Des Moines Marriott® Downtown. Enjoy being in a premier downtown location that's just a short distance away from Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa Events Center and other prime shopping and dining venues. Let our event planners craft a memorable occasion or impressive business meeting in our 25,000 square feet of flexible event space. With catering and event services on and off-site, we make everything so easy. Flexible meeting space, comfortable guest rooms, exceptional service and lavish amenities make this the ideal destination in Iowa for business. Then escape to our lobby lounge/restaurant Mash + Marrow, the perfect venue for business or pleasure or both. Relaxed sophistication nestled in hip downtown.

Cancellation Policy

48 Hours

Facility Restrictions

Call for more information.

Additional Information

Let the inspiration flow from meeting table to dining table at Des Moines Marriott Downtown—a conveniently located and state-of-the-art hotel just steps from Iowa Event Center. Host your meeting or conference in the largest ballroom in Des Moines with 28,311 square feet of stylish high-tech meeting space of our own. Our meeting planners can arrange 15 meeting rooms totaling 28,311 sq ft of flexible meeting space. Des Moines Room and Hall of Cities Ballroom combine for 14,272 sq ft and seats up to 1,100. Cap off a great meeting in Des Moines with a banquet, catered by our in-house culinary staff, able to customize catering menus from an innovative culinary staff. Make use of our state-of-the-art audiovisual and business services to give your meeting the edge. Out-of-town guests will enjoy our downtown Des Moines setting, near DSM Airport and area attractions.