Location. Located in central West Des Moines, Valley West Inn is near the airport and close to Valley West Mall, Val Air Ballroom, and Living History Farms. Additional points of interest include Mercy Medical Center West Lakes.
Hotel Features. Valley West Inn's restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool. This hotel has a 24 hour business center and offers small meeting rooms, limo/town car service, and audio visual equipment. Complimentary wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available in public areas. This West Des Moines property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and exhibit space. Complimentary shuttle services include an area shuttle which runs to destinations within 15 mi and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Business services, wedding services, and concierge services are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Other property amenities at this Art Deco property include a coffee shop/café, laundry facilities, and coffee in the lobby. Extended parking privileges may be offered to guests after check out (surcharge). This is a smoke free property. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2010.
Guestrooms. 133 air conditioned guestrooms at Valley West Inn feature coffee/tea makers and complimentary newspapers. Accommodations offer city views. Beds come with premium bedding. Accommodations include refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, makeup/shaving mirrors, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wired high speed and wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks, guestrooms offer speakerphones with voice mail, as well as free local calls (restrictions may apply). Windows that open, blackout drapes/curtains, and irons/ironing boards are also provided. Housekeeping is available daily.
Notifications and Fees:
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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