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Phil Roeder
Phil Roeder

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

Enjoy a Midwestern Breeze, one of our signature cocktails, at BOS.

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.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • Virtual Concierge
  • Fitness Center
  • Whirlpool
  • Valet Dry-Cleaning
  • Mobile check-in
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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
phone:+1 515 282 3663

Iowa Hall of Pride

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
phone:+1 515 280 8969

Gas Lamp

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
phone:+1 515 280 3778

Splash Seafood Bar & Grill

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
phone:+1 515 244 5686
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Salisbury House & Gardens

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
phone:+1 515 274 1777

Moberg Gallery

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
phone:+1 515 279 9191
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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
phone:+1 515 243 0045
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Green Goods for the Home

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
phone:+1 515 309 2196
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West End Architectural Salvage

Four floors of antique store that sells coffee.
Unique items are found at West End Salvage. Enjoy a hot beverage from their cafe while browsing the four-story store that offers something for everyone! You’ll find anything from custom furniture to stained glass.
Address:22 9th street, Des Moines, 50309
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Printing, design and clothing company with Midwest humor.
Walk into one of the most exciting stores in Des Moines that started out as a 1,350 square feet t-shirt store to now having four stores. Head to their East Village location and enjoy some local brew and ice cream sandwiches from Mars cafe and Thelma's.
Address:505 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, 50309
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Kitchen Collage

A fun kitchen supply store located in the East Village
Kitchen Collage is known for its unique inventory of culinary tools, tableware, and other kitchen supplies. This store also has a collection of wedding gifts and the place offers cooking classes too!
Address:430 E Locust Street, Des Moines, 50309
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The Cheese Bar

Local and artisan cheeses with small plate options
This is the spot for any cheese lover! Enjoy a variety of cocktails, beers, wines, and mead on tap. The Cheese Bar features fondue, raclette, house- made charcuterie, grilled cheeses as well as Mac & Cheese.
Address:2529 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, 50312
phone:+515 277 7828
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Molly's Cupcakes

One of the best bakeries in Des Moines
Molly's Cupcakes has an array of treats from brownies to pies to even homemade ice cream. Part of the profits from Molly’s Cupcakes goes towards school fundraisers and school functions.
Address:215 E 3rd Street, Des Moines, 50309
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The Continental

Gastrogrub with weekly jazz.
This East Village gem has a cozy atmosphere with some New York flair. Enjoy their tapas and empanadillas along with a smooth drink. Small and large plates are served. Jazz can be listened to weekly.
Address:428 E Locust St, Des Moines, 50309
phone:+515 244 5845
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Big City Burgers & Greens

Contemporary fast-food restaurant
If you’re looking for a lunch spot that offers local meats and greens, Big City Burgers and Greens is the place to be! Dining can be done both in and outdoors. It is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Des Moines.
Address:400 Locust Street, # 195, Des Moines, 50309
phone:+515 537 8433
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The Iowa Tap Room

Local Tap Room offers a selection of craft beers sourced from breweries around the state
Settled in the heart of the East Village, the Iowa Taproom is the go-to place for an ultimate beer experience. With taps pouring close to 100 beers and an array of locally-inspired dishes, The Iowa Taproom will be your favorite place to celebrate the state and its culinary culture.
Address:215 East 3rd Street, # 100, Des Moines, 50309
phone:+515 243 0827
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Della Viti

Located in the East Village, Della Viti is a wine bar with a self-service feature
Della Viti has more than 40 varieties of wines to delight you. Enjoy a glass of wine with a Charcuterie board and local chocolates sourced from Chocolaterie Stam.
Address:425 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, 50309
phone:+515 259 9918
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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Botanical garden located near the Des Moines River
The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is filled with beautiful plants. This expansive garden also has a farm to table restaurant and it's busy with events throughout the year.
Address:909 Robert D. Ray Dr, Des Moines, 50309
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Fong's Pizza

A funky pizza restaurant
A fun atmosphere with Asian inspired pizza choices. This pizza place is known nationally for their delicious Crab Rangoon Pizza. The bar serves tiki drinks as well as many local beers.
Address:223 4th Street, Des Moines, 50309
phone:+515 323 3333
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