Top 6 Airbnbs With Pool In Des Moines, Iowa - Updated 2024

Trina Joy Cassey
Trina Joy Cassey 
Contributing Writer
| 3 min read

Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, has a vibrant food, shopping, and nightlife scene. A great destination to explore, it is famous for its sculptured parks, beautiful gardens, and art galleries. You can visit the Iowa State Capitol and join the free guided tours to learn the city’s rich history. If you want to some local color and eat delicious meals, go to the historic East Village, where you will find plenty of boutiques, local restaurants, and live entertainment. Some tourists visit the city in August to attend the Iowa State Fair. It is a two-week festival where tourists can witness art exhibits, attend trade expos and concerts, hop around food stalls, and enjoy amusement rides. To find an exceptional vacation home for your visit, keep reading for the best Airbnbs with pool in Des Moines, Iowa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to pool. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 29, 2024.

1. Vibrant apartment in downtown Des Moines (from USD 160)

You will find luxury in every corner of this condo unit in downtown Des Moines. It features modern amenities and beautiful interiors, with fascinating art pieces and vibrant colors that give the place a lively ambiance. You can relax in the spacious bedroom boasting a plush king bed and large windows with stunning city views. The lodging has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a living room.

Guests will have access to the building’s amenities, including a bar, a lounge, a parking space, a fitness center, and an indoor pool, which is the perfect spot to relax. You can start your day with a quick dip or freshen up after a long day outdoors.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
814 meters (0.6 ft) from Pappajohn Sculpture Park
179 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved the view of the capitol the french-inflected décor and the big tvs
well decorated absolutely comfortable and first class in amenities and accomodation
fabulous comfortable and upscale space in downtown dsm
the tvs are huge and elegant with connection to streaming services and easy airplay from your iphone
#chemexthank you anne for allowing us access to utilize your kitchen
the decor and cleanliness of the place were great
very stylish and clean
it is an elegant spotlessly clean apartment with a fully stocked and functional kitchen
very clean and stylish with everything you needed to make yourself right at home
host was very welcoming and home had uptown style
beautiful airbnb and the host was wonderful i will be back
beautiful condo and a wonderful host
anne was a responsive and kind host
the icing on the cake was how communicative helpful and kind the host anne was throughout my stay
the location is excellent
wonderful location and comfortable stay
a wonderful place in the heart of des moines downtown
great location yoy can walk to the ymca with in a couple of minutes
easy walking distance to many restaurants and the sculpture park
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2. Fancy and pet-friendly vacation rental in the city center (from USD 122)

You can live like a VIP in this lavish home in the heart of downtown Des Moines. It is perfect for four guests and features deluxe amenities. Guests can use the complex’s amenities and pamper themselves in the pool and hot tub. A great way to end the day is by swimming your worries away.

You can enjoy some drinks in the club room or grab a coffee from Starbucks Coffee Bar. The property is also within walking distance of the train station and nightlife. In addition, pets are welcome to stay.

Stayed at this property?
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Pappajohn Sculpture Park
94 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the building has a lot of great amenities and the apartment is nicely stocked with toiletries coffee etc
this apartment is awesome for a crowd that likes to have awesome amenities and the convience of downtown
we enjoyed the pools people watching (great main floor location) and the nightlife
the space itself feels like you are staying in the staged bedroom of the apartment complex
the unit was clean and spacious
the apartment was clean comfortable nicely decorated
place was very clean and my family had a great time
the apartment was spacious very clean with a fun contemporary vibe
the location is perfect
the location of this apartment is a great plus
great location to get to farmers market and downtown bars
great location within walking distance of court ave restaurants and bars
this is a cool place with a great location downtown close to nightlife
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3. Stylish home close to famous attractions

Sophisticated and close to famous attractions, this oasis sleeps six guests. It has easy access to Botanical Garden, Principal Riverwalk, East Village, Lutheran and Mercy Hospitals, Wells Fargo Arena, and the city center.

The rental features a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious living room with a large seating area and flat-screen television. A coin-operated laundry room is available on the premises.

You can enjoy the sunny weather in the outdoor pool. There are poolside umbrellas with seating areas to enjoy some snacks, sip refreshing cocktails, or enjoy a glass of wine after a dip in the pool.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
2.54 km (1.6 mi) from Pappajohn Sculpture Park
92 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautifully decorated apartment style condominium
wonderful stay the beds were comfy the decor is lovely and modern
beds were comfortable and living room was perfect for lounging and watching tv would definitely stay here again
very clean place
place was clean and quiet and secure
it's also beautifully decorated clean and has many thoughtful touches
me and my kids enjoyed our stay very clean place
jennifer’s condo was cute clean and comfortable communication was great
super attentive host who was immediately available for any questions
jennifer and cesar are incredibly responsive and attentive hosts
thanks for hosting
great location with close proximity to the east village downtown and botanical gardens
great location very cute and clean
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4. Contemporary and elegant one-bedroom apartment

This contemporary and elegant home is perfect for two guests and features a laundry room and a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare your meals. There is a pool and spa in the facility. You can rejuvenate and unwind in the pool or indulge in a water massage in the hot tub. The pool and the hot tub will reopen for guests in April 2022.

You can enjoy other amenities in the building during your stay. The sky deck lounge is a perfect spot to grab a glass of beer or wine while enjoying scenic views. Get a cup of coffee from Starbucks Coffee Bar or stay fit in the gym.

Stayed at this property?
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Pappajohn Sculpture Park
43 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
safe parking comfortable couch and bed
the amenities and kitchen are splendid
the space was comfortable and uncluttered
appreciated the small gym and rooftop pool
unit was very clean and organized
apartment was clean and comfortable
clean good instructions for check in
wasn’t as clean as we were expecting
the place was welcoming and very clean
the host was great at keeping in contact
aside from that the place was fantastic and the host was super responsive and helpful
jorjia was good to deal with and was attentive to some issues that i had upon arrival
cute place in a good location
the location is great
great location walking distance to shops restaurants - fun area
very nice place in great neighborhood walking distance to good food and shopping
great location right above a great bar and restaurant
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5. Clean and comfy private room

This well-maintained room offers its guests comfort and convenience. It’s suitable for two guests and features a flat-screen television, a workstation, a refrigerator, and a cozy bed. Guests have access to a shared kitchen, a living room, and a laundry room.

You can soak in the sun and jump into the pool, a great spot to relax and enjoy the weather. Please note that others guests can use the pool, too.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
3.87 km (2.4 mi) from Pappajohn Sculpture Park
31 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pool and jacuzzi are great amenities
huge pool that's all hrs like hot tub
the room was clean and comfortable
sparkling clean room very easy to check in and out
she was very helpful
the owner takes care of anything you need and is the perfect host
the main host burton might have been my favorite airbnn host thus far
the owner has decorated a great escape from the hussle of life right here
host and sister were helpful
the location is perfect for a walk in the park across the road
its right next to where i need to be location works great for me
plenty of historical sightseeing to a stroll in a beautiful park near by
great place to stay in des moines
i definitely plan on booking this place again when i’m in des moines
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6. Contemporary two-bedroom apartment

This modern home can accommodate four guests. It features a fully equipped kitchen, an in-unit laundry, and a large living area with cozy couches and a flat-screen television.

During your stay, you can use the amenities in the building. Unwind in the third-level lounge or do your exercise routine in the fitness center. Are you a coffee lover? You also have access to an on-site Starbucks Coffee Bar. The property is also a short walk from the city’s dining scene.

Sightseeing and outdoor activities can be tiring, so why not end your day with a plunge in the pool? You can also spoil yourself with a relaxing water massage in the hot tub. Please note that the pool and hot tub will be available for use by April 2022.

Stayed at this property?
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
1.28 km (0.8 mi) from Pappajohn Sculpture Park
42 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would stay again but would be prepared with kitchen items and such
it was a comfortable place to stay
it was such a luxury to have 2 full bathrooms and 2 bedrooms (with comfortable beds and pillows)
very clean and spacious for a party of 4
very clean & modern space great location
the apartment was clean and has nice amenities
great location and nice clean building and home
great location and view the apartment was a very clean and an inviting space
jorjia was a wonderful host who also works in the office of the apartment complex
she is responsive to messages and very kind and helpful
the location was great and close to everything
cute place great value location and easy check in
it was a nice stay the location was wonderful
they have a great city and location awesome experience and place
we enjoyed being within walking distance to a good coffee shop and great restaurants
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Embrace the exciting life in Des Moines

The eye-catching sculptures, the science center, the festivities, and the shopping district are some of the interesting things that you will find and experience in Des Moines. Plan your trip and make yourself feel at home in one of these best Airbnbs with pool in Des Moines, Iowa.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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