Experience Red Roof Inn Des Moines

5020 NE St, Des Moines, IA 50313 | 515-265-7511

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Welcome to Red Roof Inn Des Moines

Welcome to Red Roof Inn Des Moines! Our location is one of the best 100% pet-friendly budget hotel in Iowa and is conveniently located near a variety of exciting attractions! We are also close to Grand View University, Drake University, B&B Theatres Ankeny Springwood 9, Flix Brewhouse, the Outlets of Des Moines, Jordan Creek Town Center, Des Moines Botanical Garden, Big Creek State Park, Iowa Events Center, Adventureland Park, the Iowa State Faigrounds, the Des Moines Art Center, Living History Farms, Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack, the Iowa State Capital Building and VA Central Iowa Health Care System. 


Red Roof provides our guests with incredible amenities like free Wi-Fi, an expanded cable package, guest coin laundry facility, free hot cup of coffee or tea and our free continental breakfast. Don't worry about leaving your favorite pet at home when you travel. Red Roof Inn Des Moines is 100% pet-friendly! Enjoy a comfortable stay at a comfortable price!

Enjoy Your Stay

Book your stay with Red Roof and enjoy all of our incredible amenities that will make your stay a relaxing and pleasant experience. After a day of exploring the city of Des Moines, unwind in our family-friendly hotel. Take advantage of our free Wi-Fi and expanded cable package. Wash a load of laundry at our guest coin laundry facility. 


Start your morning with a free hot cup of coffee or tea in our lobby and then enjoy our free continental breakfast. Purchase a tasty treat from our snack center and don't worry about leaving your favorite furry friend at home when you travel. Red Roof Inn Des Moines is 100% pet-friendly!

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Family Fun

Are you looking for something fun to do with your entire family? Red Roof Inn Des Moines is close to a variety of attractions that will be fun for the whole family! Visit majestic creatures from all over the globe at Blank Park Zoo (12.8 mi), home to over 800 beautiful animals!


Red Roof Inn Des Moines is only a few miles away from the Iowa State Fairgrounds (7.5 mi), home of the internationally acclaimed, Iowa State Fair (8/8-8/18). These grounds also host other events like the Auto Parts Swap Meet 9/20 - 9/21 and more.


Cool off during those hot summer months at the Clive Aquatic Center. The Clive Aquatic Center is only 12 miles away from Red Roof. Save on your stay when you book with us!

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Nearby Museums

Learn all there is to know about Iowa’s rich history at Wells Fargo History Museum. The free-admission museum explores the state's history and infrastructure with a stagecoach, gold and bank machines. Discover Iowa's rich heritage at the State Historical Museum of Iowa.


Let yourself become inspired as you take a free tour through the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates (7.8 mi), a world-class museum created to recognize the many achievements made in agriculture and fighting world hunger.


See some of the best most diverse art of today at the Des Moines Art Center. Located just 11 miles away from Red Roof Inn Des Moines. Discover Des Moines’ rich history and legislature and take a tour of the beautiful, historical Iowa State Capitol, the seat of the Iowa General Assembly.

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Live Entertainment

Stay close to all of the fun and adventures in Iowa's capital city, Des Moines, when you stay at our clean and comfortable hotel, Red Roof Inn Des Moines. See the incredible sports action happening 7/25 - 7/28 at the 2019 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships. 


Take in a live concert at the Iowa Events Center or see the Iowa Wolves in action at Wells Fargo Arena (4.3 mi)! Don't miss KISS: End of the Road Tour 9/3, and much more!


While you’re in the city, check out a traveling Broadway musical at the Des Moines Civic Center (7.9 mi)!


Jam out to all the best tunes at the 80 / 35 Music Festival 7/12 - 7/13. With tons of food, vendors, and music, there's something for everyone.

100% Pet Friendly

When you stay with Red Roof, your pet stays free! Downtown Des Moines is the perfect place for pets. Take them for a walk around Clive Greenbelt Trail (13.4 mi) or let them stretch their legs at Gray's Lake Park (10.3 mi)! Book your stay now!

Why Visit Des Moines, Iowa?

Find out here. Outdoor recreation, easy access to the Iowa State Capitol, the Iowa State Fairgrounds, world-famous restaurants, and more! Des Moines is the perfect location to learn all about the rich history of Iowa. Book now!

Friends of Des Moines Parks

The Friends of the Des Moines Parks promoting Des Moines' 30 miles of trails, 70 parks and more.

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Close to the Airport

Book your flight at the Ankeny Regional Airport (IKV) (3.45 mi) or the Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM) (8.58 mi). Book your stay with us today!

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Stay Close to the Campus

Visiting the area for a college tour? Stay close to both Grand View University (2.4 mi) and Drake University (4.37 mi) when you book a room with us. We are just minutes away from both of the college campuses.

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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Plant lovers and gardening enthusiasts would love to wander through 14 acres of over 1,200 different types of awe-inspiring plants and flowers at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (3.85 mi). 

 

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Explore the Great Outdoors

Love the outdoors? Hit the trails and discover Des Moines by foot as you go for a scenic hike or bike ride along the Clive Greenbelt Trail (13.4 mi)! Take a look at the trail guides for more information on a self-guided tour! Check out Gray's Lake Park  (10.3 mi) for a 1.9 mile trail that circles beautiful Gray's Lake.

Concierge Services

Hotel Amenities

- Free Continental Breakfast

- Kids and Pets Stay Free

- Free Expanded Cable Package

- Snack Center

Grab a Bite to Eat

When you stay at Red Roof Des Moines, you are within walking distance from delicious dining options, such as Montana Mike’s Steakhouse (0.05 mi), Smokey Ds BBQ (0.92 mi) and many more. You will also be a short drive away from Scornavacca’s Pizza North (1.37 mi), Pho All Seasons (1.68 mi), and Bianchi’s Hilltop Restaurant (2.98 mi). You will have many tasty possibilities!

Outlets of Des Moines

Snag some amazing bargains at all of your favorite stores when you shop until you drop at Outlets of Des Moines (4.54 mi). This outlet mall has American Eagle, Brooks Brothers, LOFT, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, Express Factory and much more!

"Manisha, our hostess, and her little dog Lucky were very welcoming and helpful. The hotel was newly remodeled and very clean. The breakfast in the morning was included and okay. Fruit, cereal but nothing fancy. It was next door to a good reaurant called Montana Mikes and conveniently located off the freeway. I’d stay here again."

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