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Sonesta Essential Des Moines

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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM

You’re on your way to experiencing traditional Midwestern hospitality and signature Sonesta warmth at Sonesta Essential Des Moines. Designed for every kind of traveler, our Des Moines hotel offers modern, pet-friendly rooms and amenities like free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast, and a fitness center.

Located just a short drive from downtown and near numerous attractions and businesses, Sonesta Essential is a smart pick for guests who prioritize the thrill of travel over the fancy stuff. Discover Des Moines and rediscover the joy of the stay.

With Sonesta Essential, you’re on your way. 

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Fully refreshed in 2021 and conveniently located just off I-35, our 140-room pet-friendly hotel offers a comfortable, affordable stay with easy access to Drake University, downtown Des Moines, the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Wells Fargo Arena, and the Iowa State Capitol.

Cozy up to our lobby fireplace before checking into a clean, modern room with a flat-screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy extra sleeping space with a sofa bed in select rooms, or treat yourself to a suite with an in-room hot tub and balcony. It’s a just-right stay at a nice price.

Please note: Sonesta Essential Des Moines is a 100% smoke-free property.