An Experience You Can Bank On

Surety Hotel in Iowa is a modern grand hotel ready to throw open its doors to an exciting new era. Guests are guaranteed an exceptional experience in a historic high rise in vibrant downtown Des Moines.

Pool table and lounge area at our downtown hotel in Des Moines


We want your Surety experience to be filled with every convenience and comfort.

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    • Locally-curated private bar selection available for delivery to your room
    • Sferra 300 thread count cotton sateen sheets
    • Grown Alchemy toiletries
    • Art provided by Olson Larson Gallery
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    There are few greater joys in the spring and summer in Des Moines than eating and drinking outside. Open in warmer months, the Surety Courtyard makes for an upscale and casual space to bring friends and maybe your pooch and sip a cocktail — or a coffee.

    *CLOSED FOR THE SEASON* – Check Back for Updates

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    Our spaces feature ADA amenities including:

    • Public spaces: registration desk pathway, service animals are welcome, elevators, accessible guest rooms with 32″ wide doorways, accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
    • Guestrooms: door night guards lowered, doors with lever handles, electrical outlets lowered, hearing accessible rooms and/or kits, accessible vanities, viewports lowered, convenience power at bedside, wireless charging pad at nightstand
    • Bathrooms: bathroom grab bars, bathtub grab bars, bathtub seat, roll-in shower, adjustable shower wand, toilet seat at wheelchair height, transfer shower

    For a full list of ADA amenities, please visit the front desk or call us at (515) 985-2066.

A Beaux-Arts Beauty

Built in 1913, the ornate Hippee Building stood over a prosperous city. For over a century, it has been a part of every evolution of Des Moines. Today, Surety honors the stories the building tells and helps write its future through impeccable guest stays.

The City of Certainties

Long the financial and insurance capital of the Midwest, Des Moines is building on its safe and stable reputation by becoming a city with a steady vision of its next chapter. Now, it’s emerging as a Heartland destination known for cultural activities, arts, shopping, and dining.


Plan Your Visit Today!