Red Roof Inn Des Moines Red Roof Inn Des Moines

5020 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA   Directions
(48 Reviews)
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Hotel Overview

Red Roof Inn Des Moines is one of the best budget hotels in Des Moines when looking to visit the city’s nearby attractions. We are not far from 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. We offer our guests free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast and a guest coin laundry facility. Red Roof Inn Des Moines is a pet-friendly hotel.

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This Red Roof in Des Moines allows you to stroll the nearby campuses of Grand View University or Drake University just a short drive away. Need to catch a flight? We are not far from the flights at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and the Ankeny Regional Airport (IKV). Watch the latest films at B&B Theatres Ankeny Springwood 9 or Flix Brewhouse. Shop the latest fashions at the Outlets of Des Moines and the Jordan Creek Town Center. Explore the beautiful indoor and outdoor gardens at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden or explore the scenic trails at Big Creek State Park. Plan your next event or conference at the Iowa Events Center. Looking for family-fun? We are just a short drive away from the roller coasters at Adventureland Park as well as the thrilling rides at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Stroll through the hands-on exhibits at the Des Moines Art Center or learn about Iowa’s agricultural history at the Living History Farms. Test your luck at the Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack. We are also not far from the Iowa State Capitol Building and VA Central Iowa Health Care System.

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. One well-behaved pet per room is welcome.

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Key Amenities

Free Continental Breakfast
Kids and Pets Stay Free

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long Distance
  • Coin Laundry
  • ADA Accessible Parking
  • ADA Accessible Rooms
  • Airport within 10 Miles
  • Interior & Exterior Entrances
  • Portable Cribs Available
  • Snack Center
  • Free Parking
  • Limited Bus/Truck Parking Available


  • Grand View University (2.14 mi)
  • B&B Theatres Springwood 9 (3.40 mi)
  • VA Central Iowa Health Care System (3.66 mi)
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (3.85 mi)
  • Iowa State Capitol Building (4.19 mi)
  • Iowa Events Center (4.28 mi)
  • Drake University (4.37 mi)
  • Outlets of Des Moines (4.54 mi)
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (4.70 mi)
  • Flix Brewhouse (5.37 mi)
  • Ankeny Regional Airport (IKV) (3.45 mi)
  • Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM) (8.58 mi)
  • Bonanza Steakhouse (0.09 mi)
  • Casey's General Store (0.12 mi)
  • Montana Mike's Steakhouse (0.05 mi)
  • Burger King (0.26 mi)
  • Smokey Ds BBQ (0.92 mi)
  • Scornavacca's Pizza North (1.37 mi)
  • Pho All Seasons (1.68 mi)
  • Taco John's (1.69 mi)
  • Bianchi's Hilltop Restaurant (2.98 mi)
  • Court Avenue Brewing Company (4.70 mi)

TripAdvisor Ratings

Very nice stay
December 02, 2018

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 restaurant called Montana Mikes and conveniently located off the freeway. I’d stay here again.

Great service, excellent people
November 25, 2018

Stayed here while my truck was in the shop, over the weekend after thanksgiving. As I was checking in I found out my husband was going to be in the area and able to stop for the night. The staff and owners went out of their way to make me feel welcome, even telling us the easiest way for my husband to get his semi into the lot. They handle tense situations with other guests with cool and steady demeanors. All in all one of the friendliest hotels I've ever stayed at. They even fed me Indian sweets!

New, Clean and Fresh
October 09, 2018

I was worried about booking this hotel because of the poor reviews. I decided to take my chance since they have truck parking and allow dogs. I'm so happy that I did. I called the day before and asked if I could check in at 8 am and check out that same evening since I'm a truck driver and have to abide by the hours of service. Manisha was very accommodating. The hotel is in the process of being remodeled. My room was beautiful. It had brand new furnishings, a large television, and a very comfortable bed. Even the towels were new. The room was very clean and smelled good. I have nothing negative to say. I highly recommend giving this place a chance.

Horrible Experience
August 14, 2018

This hotel was such a disappointment ! We have stayed at American Inn in the past and have always been satisfied ! Front desk when checking is wasn't even at the front desk. I had to go track him down. He was beyond rude and not helpful at all ! No elevator ! Vending machines didn't work ! Our refrigerator in our room wasn't working! Shampoo, Conditioner accessories were all empty in our room. Yes, I brought this all up to the front desk and nothing was done! Charges for my room were double charged! The lady the next morning was wonderful and took care of all that for me! I won't be back to this hotel and wouldn't recommend it to my dog let alone anyone else.

Excellent service and friendly staff at American Inn on North East 14th
April 03, 2018

Had a very good experience here at the American inn on North East 14th and Des Moines Iowa . Me and my family checked in there back in February gentleman met me at the door carried my to the room . Housekeeping was great room was clean . Great location internet speeds were a little bit slow for Wifi connection but to say the least very great service and affordable prices would definitely recommend this Motel if you're looking for cheap rates and great service in a good neighborhood

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Check-in Age: 18 years or older

Pet Policy: One family pet not to exceed 80 pounds is permitted at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. Pets must never be left unattended in the guestroom and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet. 

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