Area & Activities


From the steps of the state capitol building to high end shops and boutiques of the burgeoning East Village and family fun at the Des Moines Fairgrounds, guests of Des Moines Marriott Downtown will be blown away by the endless attractions this city has to offer. We’re located in the heart of Des Moines, near Wells Fargo Arena and overlooking downtown from our 31 floors of guest rooms. World-class restaurants, vibrant nightlife, and charming museums surround the hotel on all sides. With the ability to walk, bike, or drive to any location in the city, your stay in Des Moines will be as fast-paced or relaxing as you choose to make it.

On-Site Outlets
Fitness Center

Health Club

Escape your everyday routine in our Fitness Center.

Indoor Pool



Mon-Sun: 5:00 AM-12:00 AM


Towels provided


Explore Des Moines

Our downtown location offers proximity to all the top attractions whether you're looking for sculpture, architecture, or nature we have it all just steps from our hotel.

Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge

Take in the beauty of the Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge illuminated by colorful lights that reflect onto the water. The bridge links the east and west sides of Des Moines at the northern edge of the Principal Riverwalk loop.

Amusement Park & Waterpark

Only a 15 minute drive away, the Adventureland Amusement Park and Adventure Bay Waterpark boasts over 100 rides, shows and attractions. Experience hair-raising coasters, scenic water rides, magic shows, live music and so much more!

Des Moines City View

Located in the heart of the Business District and connected to the Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Area by a skywalk.