Welcome to Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown

Walk to the shops and restaurants of West Des Moines

On-Site Outlets
Fitness Center

Fitness Center

On-site fitness center featuring cardio equipment, free weights and other workout equipment.

Wells Fargo Arena plays host to countless sporting events and concerts throughout the year Learn More
Discover local entertainment and delicious food when you visit the nearby Iowa State Fairgrounds Learn More
You'll find many of the area's top restaurants and shops in downtown Des Moines near the hotel Learn More
Attend an event at the Iowa Events Center, within walking distance of our hotel Learn More
Support local at the nearby Des Moines' Downtown Farmers’ Market Learn More
Take in river and city views during your stroll around Rotary Riverwalk Park Learn More

Nearby Things To Do

Capitol Tours

Iowa State Capitol

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Iowa State Capitol

Terrace Hill Tours

Terrace Hill Historic Site

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Terrace Hill Historic Site

Botanical Garden Tours

Robert D. Ray Asian Garden

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Robert D. Ray Asian Garden

Public Tours

World Food Prize Hall of Laureates

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World Food Prize Hall of Laureates

Buzzard Billy’s

0.3 Miles

The best Cajun Creole food in central Iowa.

Splash Seafood Bar & Grill

0.5 Miles

Upscale seafood specialist featuring an oyster bar & wine tastings in a colorful, modern space.


0.6 Miles

RōCA, short for “Restaurant on Court Avenue”, is Des Moines’ premiere restaurant located in the Historic Court Avenue District downtown. Our savory, locally sourced menu items pair perfectly with our exciting wines and hand crafted cocktails.

Fong's Pizza

0.6 Miles

Menu inspired by a fusion of Asian, Italian, & Polynesian cooking styles, to create our unique pizzas and other food offerings.

Zombie Burger + Drink Lab

0.7 Miles

Famous for inventive flavor combos in a “post apocalyptic chic” setting, Zombie Burger serves fast food with a culinary edge. A GOREmet eatery evoking classic roadside burger stands of the 1970s.

801 Chophouse

0.8 Miles

Our restaurant has only prime USDA steaks, paired with innovative side dishes and an award-winning wine selection from around the world to create an upscale dining experience you won’t find anywhere else in Iowa.


1.1 Miles


1.4 Miles

Science Center of Iowa

0.9 Miles

Featuring science-focused interactive galleries and learning labs, plus a planetarium and IMAX cinema.

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

1.2 Miles

Enjoy seasonal blooms showcased outdoors and in a geodesic dome, plus educational programs and art shows.

Escape Chambers Des Moines

1.2 Miles

Test your puzzle-solving skills at this nearby escape room center.

Des Moines Water Works Park

4.9 Miles

This daytime spot offers jogging and cycling trails, fishing, a picnic area and sports fields.

Wellmark YMCA

0.6 Miles

Waveland Golf Course

3.9 Miles

East Village Spa

0.9 Miles

Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown