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Downtown Getaway in Cozy, Large Home

Monica User Profile

Downtown Getaway in Cozy, Large Home

Entire house
8 guests3 bedrooms2 beds1.5 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 baths
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.

Exploring Des Moines? This home is Close to nightlife, restaurants, and dining found Downtown Des Moines and the East Village: i.e. Wooly's, Zombie Burger, Wells Fargo Arena, State Fair Grounds. We are 15 minutes from DSM airport, 3 miles east of Drake University, 1 mile from the capitol building. Our house offers coziness, prime location, incredible amenities (stocked kitchen, garage, video game consoles) and local hosts. Our place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers.


Free parking on premises
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed,2 air mattresses
Bedroom 3
1 crib
Common spaces
2 couches



61 reviews
Jesse User Profile
August 2018
Too many good things to say about our stay with Monica and Travis. Their place is a $5-10 uber ride downtown as well as a few other fun districts/neighborhoods in Des Moines. They gave us some great recommendations and made us feel very at home. In my opinion, their place is way…
Madeline User Profile
August 2018
They were so nice and had an awesome place!
Michelle User Profile
August 2018
Monica's place was the perfect stay for our group of three visiting for the weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Approximately 10-15 minutes ride to the fair grounds and the Des Moines city center made it a great base for exploration. Everything was clean and comfortable and Monica…
Jorge User Profile
July 2018
My fiancé and I had some last minute changes that came up and Monica was able to accommodate without hesitation. The house was great and comfortable. Location was great since it’s right by downtown.
Tejas User Profile
July 2018
Nice location. Clean room in a peaceful neighborhood. My experience at this place was good.
Catie User Profile
July 2018
Considerate and kind hosts, nice amenities like the Keurig, comfy beds, nice bathroom. Less than 10 minutes from downtown. Quiet neighborhood. If you have severe pet allergies, it might not be the best choice, but they are very up front about having pets and they keep the guest…
Brian User Profile
June 2018
Monica's place is clean, friendly, and close to down-town Des Moines as well as the Iowa state fairgrounds. Located in a quiet and diverse neighborhood, it was everything we needed. The pets (a dog and two cats) are super friendly; we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Hosted by Monica

Des Moines, IAJoined in February 2015
Monica User Profile
81 Reviews
1 Reference
I am a wife and lover of good food, good coffee, and good conversations. I love meeting new people with my husband and treating them to the best Des Moines has to offer. I am passionate about holistically helping people take whatever next step they need in their journey…
Interaction with guests
We are here to help and make your stay enjoyable. In town in an emergency arises and always available via phone.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox