Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 USA
+1 515-245-5500

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50309 USA

Phone:+1 515-245-5500

Fax:+1 515-245-5567

Toll-free:+1 800-514-4681

Sales:+1 515-245-5500

Sales fax:+1 208-248-9400

Services & Amenities

Airline reservation desk

All public areas non-smoking


Barber/Beauty shop

Beauty shop

Car Rental

Concierge Lounge Hours


Coffee/tea in-room

Bourbon Program

Buffet breakfast, fee from: 16 USD

Cash machine/ATM

Concierge desk

Full American breakfast, fee from: 12.50 USD

Housekeeping service daily

Laundry on-site

Laundry on-site, coin operated

Limousine service

Mobility accessible rooms

Redesigned Marriott

Room service

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Valet dry-cleaning

Health and Beauty Services

East Village Spa

The Cutting Company

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bottled water: Fee
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed: 15.00 USD Per Room Per Stay
  • Safe

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable channel: HBO
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Internet TV
  • Movies/videos, pay-per-view
  • Plug In Panel

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: speakerphone
  • Phone feature: voice mail

Kitchen Amenities

  • Microwave oven
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Room service

Sundry/Convenience store


Buffet breakfast, fee from 16.00 USD

Full American breakfast, fee from 12.50 USD


Rock River Grill & Tavern

Rock River Grill & Tavern’s innovative American cuisine is as popular with Des Moines locals as it is with our guests. Start your day enjoying our extensive breakfast buffet or join us on select days for our popular all-you-can-eat pasta bar.

Open for breakfast and lunch Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 515-558-6730



Sample seasonal cuisine offering a modern twist on American classics at Mash + Marrow, our inventive restaurant in downtown Des Moines. Mash + Marrow is the ideal place to meet with friends to enjoy great food and good conversation.

Open for dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 515-245-5691

Fitness & Recreation


Biking trail (0.6 miles)

Boating (2 miles)

Bowling (4 miles)

Hiking (0.4 miles)

Horseback riding (6 miles)

Jet-skiing (10 miles)

Jogging/fitness trail (0.8 miles)

Kayaking (2 miles)

Miniature golf (5 miles)

Sailing (2 miles)

Snow skiing (8 miles)

Squash (8 miles)

Tennis (2 miles)

Tennis (4 miles)

Water-skiing (10 miles)

Bike Rentals (0.2 miles)


Fitness center on-site


Swimming Pool


(15.5 miles)

Local Attractions

Adventureland Amusement Park

I-80 & Highway 65

11.6 miles NE from hotel

Botanical & Environmental Center

909 E. River Drive

2 miles NE from hotel

Blank Park Zoo

7401 SW 9th Street

4 miles S from hotel

Hoyt Sherman Place

1501 Woodland Avenue

1.5 miles NW from hotel

Court Ave District

Court Avenue

1 mile SE from hotel

Des Moines Performing Arts Center

221 Walnut Street

0.4 miles E from hotel

Drake University

2507 University Avenue

4 miles NW from hotel

State Historical Building

East 6th & Locust

1 mile E from hotel

Iowa State Fairgrounds

East 30th & University Avenue

5 miles E from hotel

Living History Farms

11121 Hickman Road

13 miles NW from hotel

Principal Park

1 Line Drive

1 mile SE from hotel

State Capitol Building

1007 E. Grand Avenue

2 miles E from hotel

Iowa Speedway

3333 Rusty Wallace Drive

35 miles E from hotel

Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater

401 W. Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy

0.7 miles SE from hotel

Iowa Cubs Baseball

Principal Park Stadium - Downtown Des Moines,1 Lin

1 mile SE from hotel

Amana Colonies

622 46th Avenue

70 miles E from hotel

Des Moines Civic Center

0.6 miles from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)


Airport Phone: +1 515-256-5050

Hotel direction: 4.9 miles NE

  • Airport shuttle service, on request, complimentary Mon-Sun: 04:30 AM - 11:00 PM Shuttle Phone: +1 515 245-5500
  • Alternate transportation: Yellow Cab; fee: 20 USD (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 20 USD (one way)
Visit DSM airport website
Driving directions

Turn left onto Fleur Drive. Travel 3.1 miles and take the ramp for Fleur Drive/Grand Avenue/Locust Street/Downtown. Travel 0.8 miles and make a slight right onto Locust Street. Continue east to 6th Avenue and turn left. Proceed one block to Grand Avenue and turn left again traveling approximately 1 block to hotel. The hotel will be on the left (entrance past 7th street).

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Messenger service

Notary public

Overnight delivery/pickup


Secretarial service


For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +1 515-245-5500.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Pool accessible
  • Pool pathway
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s)

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Service animals are welcome
  • Elevators

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible guest rooms with 32” wide doorways
  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Alarm clock telephone ringers
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Bathtub grab bars
  • Bathtub seat
  • Deadbolt locks, lowered
  • Door night guards, lowered
  • Doors with lever handles
  • Electrical outlets, lowered
  • Hearing accessible rooms and/or kits
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower wand, adjustable
  • TTY/TTD available
  • TV with close-captioning
  • Toilet seat at wheelchair height
  • Transfer shower
  • Vanities, accessible
  • Viewports, lowered
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