Welcome to Element West Des Moines

Explore Iowa from our West Des Moines hotel with a pool

On-Site Outlets
Motion: Fitness Center

Motion: Fitness Center

Enhanced on-site fitness facility offering cardio equipment, free, weights and more. Open 24 hours.



Indoor Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided




Towels provided at whirlpool

Enjoy the seasonal events in Des Moines and savor fair food at the Iowa State Fair near our hotel Learn More
Update your look at nearby Jordan Creek Town Center, the largest shopping experience in the state Learn More
Indulge your artistic side at Des Moines Art Center, only a 15-minute drive away from our hotel Learn More
Stay Close to Iowa Wolves Action!
When traveling to Des Moines, Iowa to catch a game at Wells Fargo Arena plan to stay at our Element hotel. We are located just a short distance from the arena and provide easy access to I-35. We offer refreshing amenities for a relaxing stay while you cheer on your favorite team.
Learn More

Nearby Things To Do

The Escape

0.4 Miles

If you're looking for something unique and crazy fun to do, you've come to the right place! The Escape Rooms • Des Moines is an incredibly immersive entertainment escape room experience!

Jordan Creek Mall

1.0 Miles

Jordan Creek Town Center is a super-regional shopping mall and lifestyle center in the city of West Des Moines, Iowa. It is the largest shopping complex in the state of Iowa, filled with shopping, restaurants, youth activities, a movie theater and more.

Smash Park

1.1 Miles

Eat, Drink, and Play with the whole family. Choose from endless amounts of fun and games, including: pickleball, cornhole, shuffleboard, bocce ball, ping pong, foosball, arcade games, board games

Cinemark 20 Jordan Creek and XD

1.5 Miles

We are a theater complex with multiple screens, all-stadium seating and self-service ticketing kiosks.

Orangetheory Fitness

1.8 Miles

Willow Creek Golf Course

7.0 Miles

An excellent three-course facility that offers 36-holes of golf featuring broad fairways and medium-sized, undulating greens.

Willow Creek Golf Club

27 holes
Waveland Golf Course

8.5 Miles

A unique and difficult public course built on wooded hillsides in Des Moines, IA

4908 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 50311

Club House

Waveland Golf Course

18 holes , 6500 yards

Visit. Restore. More…

Open, bright and urban-inspired, Element West Des Moines is designed to give business and leisure travelers everything they need to thrive in a convenient location near downtown Des Moines and the airport.

More Activities and Local Partners

Frequently Asked Questions