Host Hotels


Staying at a host hotel is more than just getting a good deal on a room, it's about connecting with other runners, feeling the excitement of the race weekend at all times, and knowing that you're in the right place. 

We've partnered with three great hotels in the Des Moines area to make sure that you're getting the experience you're looking for while visiting Des Moines. Whether you're looking to be in the heart of the action downtown, looking for something more quite but luxurious out west, or traveling on a budget and want to be close to the venue, we've got you covered! Be sure to make your reservations prior to April 7th to gurentee the race rate! 


Primary Host Hotel: 

AC Hotel, Downtown Des Moines - $159.00 p/night

The AC hotel is less than a month old and is a first of it's kind property for downtown Des Moines. Ultra Chic, and located in the heart of the action, perfect for the "true" DSM experience. Additionally, the 6th floor restaurant, The Republic On Grand, will host our Women's Half cocktail hour the night before the race. 

Book at the discounted rate prior to April 7th "here."


Suburban Host Hotel

Hotel Renovo, Urbandale - $139.00 p/night

Replete with barnwood doors or farm-chic decor this new property will give athletes looking for a first-class getaway without the hussle of downtown the perfect escape. Athlete's will still receive host hotel perks, a discounted rate and access to the social hour at The Republic On Grand the night before the race. 

To book this hotel please call 515.276.1126 prior to April 7th and request the Des Monies Women's Half Marathon special rate. 


Value Hotel Near the Race

Fairfield Inn & Suites - $129.00

Located just over two miles from the starting line, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport is the closest of our host hotels to the race. Consistently offering guests comfortable stays at a great price, the new renovations will be just what you're looking for. Guests are welcome to join the social hour at The Republic On Grand the night before the race and sleep tight knowing their finish line is just down the hill.

Book at the discounted rate prior to April 7th "here."