The pet-friendly, smoke-free Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds is perfectly located adjacent to the Iowa State Fairgrounds and only minutes from downtown Des Moines and the Iowa Events Center, a sports, entertainment, convention and expo complex featuring Wells Fargo Arena, Veterans Memorial Auditorium and Hy-Vee Hall.This Des Moines, IA hotel is close to Adventureland Park, the Prairie Meadows racetrack, the Mercy Medical Center and the Des Moines Botanical Center. Des Moines International Airport and Drake University are also nearby. Free amenities include continental breakfast, WiFi, indoor heated pool and hot tub and bus and truck parking. Business travelers have access to copy and fax service. This hotel supports green practices. All rooms are tastefully furnished and have spacious work desks, hairdryers and coffee makers. Book now!