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Butler House on Grand

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We are the oldest B&B in Des Moines. We have been featured in the New York Times, Des Moines Register and many other publications. We enjoy making your stay in Des Moines memorable. Please come and stay!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Nice place to stay! Bed, but no breakfast - now an Airbnb. Super cute house!! Very nicely decorated. Nice neighborhood. Conveniently located. Quiet and charming. Would be great for a girl’s weekend or romantic get away. Recommend Brueggers Bagels and Jesse Embers steak house both...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Emily D
Reviewed 9 June 2018

From all the reviews, both online and through people I know, this place seemed wonderful. However, it recently became an AirBnB only and while the place was neat, the overall experience was disappointing. This place is definitely still in transition from being a B and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wonderful location for a 2 day trip in to visit the capitol, botanical gardens and the art museum- only minutes away. Friendly, attentive hosts that made us feel very welcome and served a delicious breakfast and accommodated our dietary needs. Enjoyed having a refrigerator near...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Butler B&B is located in a magnificent house built in 1921. Larger than many B&Bs in which we have stayed, it features seven rooms, most (all?) of which must be reached by stairs. The ambiance is lovely, and the breakfast we had was excellent. The...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank C_L_C_100000
Reviewed 1 June 2016

2nd visit to this B&B and another great experience. Lots of little kids that the owners handled with patience (when we were really loud). Breakfast was always excellent. Recommend - great place to stay, great location, great owners.More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Patricia K
Response from ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on GrandResponded 6 June 2016

Thank you for your positive post. We have been blessed to be open for almost 18 years and over these years, we have gotten to know many of our guests as they stay with us often. We have enjoyed getting to know your family and...More

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Rebecka S
23 June 2016|
Response from ButlerHouse | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. For the first weekend of the Iowa State Fair, we still have five guest rooms available, ranging from $135/night plus taxes, upward. In order to hold reservations we do need credit card info... More
Room Tips
"Greenwood was comfortable and roomy"
6 Oct 2016
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"(See description above.)"
17 Aug 2016
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"Cook's Quarters is budget-friendly, but bathroom is quite small. Otherwise, was perfect for our needs."
15 Oct 2015
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"Tell Lauren or Clark your plans needs and they are wonderful at suggestions."
15 Sep 2015
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