Discover Des Moines and immerse yourself in Midwest culture at our hotel in the heart of the Iowa capital city. Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is an elegant and well-preserved architectural landmark in a location steeped in local history. Let our local Navigator be your guide to all that Des Moines has to offer, both new and old. Take a stroll down our very own climate-controlled walkway to the Iowa Events Center, Wells Fargo Arena and Polk County Convention Complex. Or take in the shopping and restaurants around Court Avenue and East Village, and then wander back and enjoy a refreshing Midwestern Breeze cocktail in the elegant sophistication of our BOS Bar.
Savor mussels or beer braised pork paired with artisan cocktails like the Smoking Gun or gin-based Adelaide.
RōCA, or Restaurant on Court Avenue, is a great addition to downtown's culinary scene. Located in the Historic Court Avenue District, this rustic-chic dining space is replete with old photographs, fine art, antiques and exposed brick walls to match the century-old building it is located in. On the menu are sharing platters like hoison-marinated ribeye skewers and escargot in potato shells, as well as larger plates like beef stroganof and stuffed pork chop. Select from brews, spirits and handcrafted cocktails like the Gotham Sour and Slippery Slope from their chalkboard above the long bar. Or opt for a bottle of fine wine from their cellar.
Address: 208 Court Avenue, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 282 3663
Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Website: http://www.rocadsm.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0.3 mi
With interactive, technology-based exhibits, this museum honors past achievements by Iowans in the fields of sport, art and academics.
The Iowa Hall of Pride chronicles the achievements of Iowans across a myriad of vocations, from academics and art to athletics and cinema. Their multi-media exhibitions are an interesting and fun way to learn about the history of the community. Shoot baskets, play football, watch videos, take a science lesson, or sing with the state choir for a unique museum experience. This place is a must visit for families looking to combine entertainment and education.
Address: 330 Park Street, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 280 8969
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Website: http://www.iowahallofpride.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0.3 mi
Browse through this shop's clothing, fashion accessories and customized home decor and find something that complements your personal style.
Iowa native Myra Hansen lends her decades of experience in design to her eponymous label, MLH Designs. The Village Boutique is nestled in the heart of the Historic East Village neighborhood and showcases Hansen's creative expression in fashion and home interiors. Select from an elegantly arranged collection of women's clothing and accessories to enhance your wardrobe. For solutions to accentuate your living space, the shop also carries tasteful furnishings, upholstery and decor.
Address: 515 East Locust Street, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 288 6900
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM,Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Website: http://www.eastvillageboutique.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0.7 mi
Shoot some pool and enjoy daily Schlitz hours at the popular watering hole that sees one of the best live music scenes in the capital.
Gas Lamp is Des Moines' quintessential bar-next-door and a favorite joint among locals and those in the know. One of the most happening spots for live music in the city, the stage sees local bands and emerging talent cover blues, country, folk and alternative rock, among a host of genres. Grab a pint from domestic and international brews on offer and enjoy weekly open jam nights. The place is unpretentious and has a certain old-world, motel-esque vibe going for it. Dimly lit with only a hint from LED signs, the decor features wall-mounted animal heads, exposed brick walls, intricate ceiling and funky graffiti art on the lavatory interiors.
Address: 1501 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 280 3778
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 AM,Saturday to Sunday from 02:00 PM to 02:00 AM
Website: http://www.gaslampdsm.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0.8 mi
Eat Iowa’s everyman delicacy, the breaded pork tenderloin, at this locally legendary 50’s era diner.
Address: 1401 SW Army Post Road, Des Moines, 50315, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 287 4742
Website: http://www.smittystenderloins.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 4.9 mi
By winning the prestigious DiRoNA Award, it has made a big splash in the culinary world. The seafood variety will spoil you for choice.
Splash Seafood Bar & Grill is a catch for seafood lovers! The award-winning establishment features a delectable array of marine delicacies, the divine seafood platter being a must-have, as well as a perfectly complementing wine list. The ceiling baubles and the large aquariums make for fantastic interiors, not to mention the foot-tapping reggae music that completes the energetic vibe.
Address: 303 Locust Street, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 244 5686
Website: http://www.splash-seafood.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0 mi
Best Wine List, Best Bistro Fare, Best Service..., phew! It has bagged awards for almost every category.
Bistro Montage is the award-winning French-style bistro in Des Moines. Featuring authentic French classics like beef tartare and poached foie gras, in addition to an unrivaled wine selection and innovative concoctions, this elegantly styled establishment is a must-visit if you're looking for a French oasis in the heart of the city.
Address: 2724 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, 50312, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 557 1924
Website: http://bistromontage.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 1.7 mi
Though Saints Pub sports bar, it has class and style. The inventive drinks, 20 television screens and chic patrons give it a lounge feel.
Not your stereotypical sports bar, Saints Pub + Patio oozes panache. Innovative cocktails and sumptuous pub-fare are served in a lively atmosphere. The highlight, however, is its 20 flat screen television sets to enhance your live sporting experience. The outdoor patio is a great place to unwind on a lazy, sunny afternoon.
Address: 4041 Urbandale Avenue, Des Moines, 50310, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 270 6175
Website: http://saintspub.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 4.2 mi
It's worth exploring this museum for its encompassing collection of around 10,000 items. From books to antiques, the list is endless!
The Salisbury House and Gardens in Des Moines is an excellent museum where you can learn about the history and culture of the area as well as view the house itself. Modeled after a 15th-century manor from England, the estate is lavishly furnished. Each room boasts exquisite architecture coupled with majestic interiors. You’ll find an impressive collection of rare antiques, books and valuable artifacts.
Address: 4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, 50312, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 274 1777
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Website: http://salisburyhouse.org/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 3.1 mi
This gallery allows you to peek into the vivid art world of Iowa. Past exhibits have included “Child's Play” by Thomas C. Jackson.
Moberg Gallery, a contemporary art space in Des Moines, is the melting pot of Iowan culture. It showcases splendid works from local artists and well known artists from Iowa. The sizable collection is thought provoking and gives one an insight into the creative dynamics of the region.
Address: 2921 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, 50312, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 279 9191
Website: http://www.moberggallery.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 1.9 mi
While sipping complimentary champagne, choose from a chic collection of dresses and outfits. Only for those who love being exclusive.
This is a women's boutique for the fashion-forward. Aimee in Des Moines' East Village prides itself on its extensive assortment of chic and elegant clothing, accessories and footwear. Browse through their tasteful collection and update yourself with what's in vogue while sipping on champagne that's on-the-house.
Address: 432 East Locus Street, East Village, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 243 0045
Website: http://www.aimeeeastvillage.comHotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0.6 mi
By shopping here you are actually supporting the green movement. It sells eco-friendly and reusable merchandise.
Shop while saving the world at Green Goods for the Home, specialists in environment-friendly and reusable products. On sale are a host of ecological lifestyle solutions that help make a difference as we hope to inch closer towards a greener planet.
Address: 333 East Grand Avenue, Suite 102, East Village, Des Moines, 50309, IA, United States
Phone: +1 515 309 2196
Website: http://www.greengoodsforthehome.com/Hotel: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Distance: 0.5 mi