Hotels/Lodging

Book your hotels & lodging needs with one of our preferred host hotels offering a variety of race weekend amenities with the needs of athletes in mind.

Staying Overnight in Des Moines

IMT Des Moines Marathon host hotels provide blocks of rooms for our athletes and guests. The host hotels that are listed below offer race weekend perks, such as special meal options and late checkout on race day.

Hilton Des Moines Downtown ($159) One of downtown’s newest hotels offers plenty of conveniences for your stay, including a signature restaurant, indoor pool, fitness center. The Hilton is attached to the skywalk system and adjacent to the Iowa Events Center, home of athlete packet pick-up. 435 Park Street. Call 1-800-HILTONS. Reserve online.

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Des Moines Marriott Downtown ($151)(Block Expired)Located just a few blocks from the start & finish line. Specials for guests include a sundry shop stocked with Starbucks, fruit, energy bars, bandages and items you may have forgotten to pack. Showers and locker rooms are offered after the race. 700 Grand Avenue. Call 800.514.4681 or 515.245.5500. Reserve online.

Embassy Suites Des Moines ($174)(Block Expired)  Located just a few blocks from the start & finish towards the East Village. Complimentary amenities include a cooked-to-order breakfast buffet, two-hour evening reception featuring an open bar from 5:50 to 7:30 p.m. and airport shuttle service. Valet service parking available for $23. 101 East Locust Street. Call 515.244.1700. Reserve online.

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown ($164)(Block Expired) Located just a few blocks from the start & finish line in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Rate includes complimentary buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi and shuttle. To make your reservation call 1-800-634-3839. Reserve online.

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Holiday Inn Downtown/Mercy Campus ($125)(Block Expired) Three blocks from the Iowa Events Center, and just over ten blocks from the start & finish line. Complementary shuttle service to and the start line on race day, as well as airport shuttle service. Directly off of I-235, this property it especially convenient for athletes traveling to Des Moines by car. 1050 6th Street. IMT Des Moines Marathon to provide shuttle service to start line area (only) on race day. Call 515.283.0151. Reserve online.

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Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel ($129)(Block Expired) Serving as host hotel headquarters, the Renaissance Savery Hotel is located just two blocks from the start line and in close proximity to the expo. Luxurious, urban-inspired rooms and suites, exquisite Italian cuisine, and modern venues fuel the imagination and excite the senses, inspiring you to take hold of a life less ordinary. 401 Locust Street. 515.244.2151. Reserve online.

Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown ($155 – $160)(Block Expired) Located just two blocks from the start & finish and on the course route overlooking the Des Moines River. As an all-suites property, Residence Inn offers complimentary hot breakfast, indoor pool, hot tub and complimentary high-speed internet. All studio suites have a king bed, full-size sofa sleeper and fully equipped kitchen. 100 SW Water Street. Call 515.288.4500. Reserve online.

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown ($161)(Block Expired) Located just two blocks from the start & finish line and on the course route overlooking the Des Moines River. Modern amenities include a microwave and refrigerator. Hot breakfast. Indoor swimming pool and fitness center. 120 SW Water Street. Call 515.244.1650. Reserve online.

Holiday Inn & Suites Express ($139)(Block Expired) Located on the course and within blocks of the start & finish line offering complementary hot breakfast, parking with shuttle service to and from the race and Wi-Fi. Enjoy a workout in the exercise room or swimming pool followed by relaxing in the hot tub. Spacious non-smoking rooms feature a microwave and refrigerator in all rooms. 333 SW 11th Street. Call 800-HOLIDAY or 515.657.8181. Reserve online.

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