Find Deals on
Motels in Des Moines

Check Last Minute Des Moines Hotel Deals

Tonight Oct 17 - Oct 18Next weekend Oct 22 - Oct 24

You choose what matters — star rating, location, amenities.

We pick the perfect hotel, packed with all your must-haves.

Your hotel is revealed right after booking, and you save up to 60%!

Last Minute Hot Rate® Hotel Deals in Des Moines

We Hide Hotel Names So You Can Find 4-Star Hotels At 2-Star Prices. Choose the Location, Star Rating & Amenities. Let Hotwire Find You the Best Deal. Book Today!

Cheap Motels in Des Moines

Econo Lodge Urbandale-Northwest Des Moines
Econo Lodge Urbandale-Northwest Des Moines
2.5 out of 5
10841 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA
The price is $42 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 6
Situated in Urbandale, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Pump It Up, Greenbelt Trail, and Living History Farms. Clive Aquatic Center and Valley West Mall are ...
No reviews
Econo Lodge Urbandale-Northwest Des Moines
Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA
Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA
2 out of 5
7655 Office Plaza Dr N, West Des Moines, IA
The price is $46 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
Situated in West Des Moines, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Jordan Creek Town Center, UnityPoint Health - Methodist West Hospital, and Mercy Medical Center ...
No reviews
Motel 6 West Des Moines, IA
Motel 6 Des Moines, IA - North
Motel 6 Des Moines, IA - North
2 out of 5
4940 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
The price is $64 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
Situated in Des Moines, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa Events Center, and Adventureland. Iowa State Capitol Building and Greater ...
No reviews
Motel 6 Des Moines, IA - North
Motel 6 Altoona, IA - Des Moines East
Motel 6 Altoona, IA - Des Moines East
2 out of 5
3225 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA
The price is $70 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
Situated in Altoona, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and Outlets of Des Moines. Adventureland and Grand View Golf Course ...
No reviews
Motel 6 Altoona, IA - Des Moines East
Red Roof Inn Des Moines
Red Roof Inn Des Moines
2 out of 5
5020 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA
The price is $66 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
Located in the heart of Des Moines, this motel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Woodland Hills Golf Course and within 6 mi (10 km) of Margo Frankel Woods State Park and ...
No reviews
Red Roof Inn Des Moines
Super 8 by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines Area
Super 8 by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines Area
2 out of 5
5900 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA
The price is $64 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 23
Situated in Urbandale, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Merle Hay Mall, Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters, and IHS-Iowa Health Systems. Buccaneer Arena and Iowa ...
No reviews
Super 8 by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines Area
Cozy Rest Motel
Cozy Rest Motel
2 out of 5
2316 Southeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
The price is $70 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Principal Park, Science Center of Iowa, and Walnut Street Bridge. Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater ...
No reviews
Cozy Rest Motel
Windsor Court
Windsor Court
2.5 out of 5
6500 Hickman Rd, Windsor Heights, IA
The price is $80 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
Situated in Windsor Heights, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Buccaneer Arena and within 3 mi (5 km) of Merle Hay Mall and Waveland Municipal Golf Course. Val ...
No reviews
Windsor Court
Broadway Motel
Broadway Motel
2 out of 5
5100 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, IA
The price is $60 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Situated in Des Moines, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Adventureland, Iowa State Fairgrounds, and Iowa State Capitol Building. Greater Des Moines Botanical ...
No reviews
Broadway Motel
Palace Inn
Palace Inn
2.5 out of 5
6215 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
The price is $55 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
Situated in Des Moines, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Woodland Hills Golf Course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Margo Frankel Woods State Park and Des Moines Area ...
No reviews
Palace Inn
Relax Inn
Relax Inn
2 out of 5
4144 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA
Situated in Des Moines, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Grand View Golf Course, Outlets of Des Moines, and Copper Creek Golf Course. Prairie Meadows Racetrack ...
No reviews
Get rates
Relax Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Trending Hotels in Des Moines

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

3.5 out of 5
101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA
The price is $124 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Located in Historic East Village, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, and Walnut ...
Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
Wildwood Lodge

Wildwood Lodge

3 out of 5
11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
The price is $104 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 17
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Clive Aquatic Center and within 9 mi (15 km) of Pump It Up and Wells Fargo Arena. Des Moines ...
Wildwood Lodge
La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

2.5 out of 5
1785 11th Street NW, Altoona, IA
The price is $67 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and within 9 mi (15 km) of Adventureland and Iowa State Fairgrounds. ...
La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Book Last Minute Motel Deals in Des Moines

So, funds are a little tight right now, and you’re looking for a beyond-great deal for cheap motels in Des Moines this weekend. A buy one taco, get three free kind of bargain. One that’s all that and a bag of tortilla chips. And while you can search for the cheapest motel in Des Moines until your fingers go numb (just don’t spill salsa on your keyboard), there are even bigger savings at unreal spots for you to discover.

The s’mores of accommodations

Sure, you can find Des Moines motels aplenty. They’re a dime a dozen, practically. But when you book Hot Rate Deals from Hotwire, you can leave the bargain motels for another time and go for something way sweeter. Because for the same amount of dough, you can get so much more. Like a killer 4-star hotel deal, more. And you can get it for this weekend.

So, polish off that last taco and put away the idea that you can only afford to look for cheap motels in Des Moines for your quick getaway. Booking a spicy hotel with a Hotwire Hot Rate is here to save the weekend. And your wallet.

Put the “fun” in funds

Hotwire Hot Rate hotels allow you to keep the fun going longer for way less scratch. Instead of looking for motels with monthly rates, filter your unreal hotel deal by:

  • Price: Get those low motel prices but with high-end resort vibes by finding a hotel with a super-low Hotwire Hot Rate.

  • Amenities: Been in search of pet friendly motels Des Moines? Find a hotel with all the amenities you’ve been craving, from the strongest Wi-Fi to the most sparkling of pools, and all with your little dog, too.

  • Reviews: Make sure you’re getting champagne treatment on your beer budget and check the Hotwire Hot Rate hotel reviews to see who’s loving where.

Pack away the idea of having to book the cheapest motel in Des Moines and get way more bang for your buck. When you book with Hotwire, you can have the hotel of your dreams and still have enough cash left to re-up on those tacos.

Alternative Accommodations FAQs – Motels

How much does it cost to stay at a motel in Des Moines?

Most people choose to stay in motels to save a couple bucks and bank on a good deal. If you’re looking for cheap motels in Des Moines, why not level up your savings and your spot by booking a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal instead? When you book a Hot Rate, you end up getting way more bang for your buck. You’ll feel like you’re getting surf ‘n’ turf for kids’ menu prices, even when you book at the last minute. Because the longer you wait to book a Hot Rate deal, the bigger the savings get—an average savings of 60% versus booking a listed rate two weeks earlier. 


What are the best motels to stay in Des Moines?

Even the best Des Moines motels are sure to leave you wanting more. Instead of waking up on the wrong side of regret in a cheap motel, get more than you expected and book a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal. Looking for big-time amenities like sparkling pools, high-end gyms, or primo locations? You won’t get that with any ol’ motel in Des Moines. But when you book a Hot Rate deal, you could get a 4-star hotel for a 2-star price. You’ll be saying, “Motel, who?” as you luxuriate in a fluffy hotel robe. 


What are some cheap motels in Des Moines?

Sure, you can find a handful and a half of cheap motels in Des Moines for your last-minute getaway, but why stop there? You could get so much more on your quick trip to Des Moines with a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal. Yeah, you might luck out at your motel in Des Moines and get some less-scratchy sheets. But why risk it? Save dough and get a top-shelf hotel when you book with a Hotwire Hot Rate. Just pick the area, scope out what you’re looking for (amenities, price, even reviews), and book. You won’t find out the exact name of the spot until after you’ve booked, but expect to really score. 


How can I find weekly rate motels in Des Moines?

If you’re looking to pack it in and stay a while, you deserve a deal. And not just at any motel in Des Moines will do when you could get a big upgrade thanks to Hotwire Hot Rates. Snag the best deal on a hotel that has everything you want for your extended stay and for way less than you thought you’d spend. A win like that deserves a celebration—beyond the best motel vending machine snacks. 


Are there any pet-friendly motels in Des Moines?

If traveling with your four-legged best bud is a must, your stay has to be pet-friendly. And you could search for pet-friendly motels in Des Moines for hours, but there’s a way better option for you and that fur-faced sweetie. Grab life with four paws and get a great deal on an incredible (and pet-friendly) hotel for less bones than you would think. Get out of the doghouse and scratch up a 4-star hotel at a 2-star price—treats all around. 

The app is where it’s at 🙌

  • Book and go: Last-minute deals and trip details all in one place
  • Exclusive prices: Hot Rate® Hotels always cost less in the app
  • Fresh features: So slick you’ll never go back to desktop

Text yourself a download link