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Butler House on Grand

Traveller (50)
Room & Suite (6)
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
  • 9 Jun 2018
    “Beware -- AirBnB only now!”
  • 6 Oct 2016
    “Perfect Weekend Getaway in Des Moines”
4507 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312-2401 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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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

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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

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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

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

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

Reviewed 14 March 2016

We arrived on a Friday night to visit our daughter who lives in Des Moines. Preparing for a smooth arrival I always re-read other reviews and even go so far as to view the surroundings on Google maps street views so I know where I'm...More

1  Thank dhornick
Response from ButlerHouse, Owner at Butler House on GrandResponded 18 April 2016

Thank you for you kind remarks. We have been open for 17 years now! While our home was built in 1923 we do try to keep as much of the original fixtures as we can. We certainly do hope you will return again. Thank you...More

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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! ...More Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$105 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$105 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Traveller (50)
Room & Suite (6)
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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
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"Greenwood was comfortable and roomy"
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"Cook's Quarters is budget-friendly, but bathroom is quite small. Otherwise, was perfect for our needs."
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"Tell Lauren or Clark your plans needs and they are wonderful at suggestions."
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