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Element West Des Moines

575 South Prairie View Drive · West Des Moines, Iowa 50266 USA

Weddings at Element West Des Moines

Bright and chic with a modern twist, Element West Des Moines welcomes family, friends and the wedding party into relaxing and healthful setting.



Along with unexpected conveniences and a personable, detail-oriented staff, the hotel is located just off the highway in a quiet community near downtown Des Moines and the airport. Our address is within a mile from upscale wedding venues and a short walk from shopping, dining and entertainment.


Room Blocks with Benefits    

Element West Des Moines provides courtesy room blocks with discounted rates that are free from charges for unused rooms. To add to the joyful occasion, we offer a free room for every 20 booked, so newlyweds can often enjoy a free suite for their wedding night.

To ensure guests can easily book a room at a group rate, a link can be added to a wedding web page like The Knot and Virtual Invitation. Known as "ResLinks", the convenient feature also allows for quickly accessing room lists.


An Element of Surprise

The time leading up to the wedding is filled with excitement and activity, so guests will find unexpected ways to stay in the moment or to unwind:

  • Free upgraded breakfast with freshly baked egg frittatas, muffins, pastries, yogurt station
  • Our Serstra cart is a perfect option to treat your arriving guests with local beer and wine
  • Free Wi-Fi; parking
  • Heated indoor saline pool and hot tub
  • 24-hour Motion Fitness Center
  • Daily local yoga passes
  • Bikes 2 Borrow
  • Westin's Heavenly® Bed
  • Terrace with gas grills, firepit

Spacious Accommodations

There's more than enough room for everyone. With stunning spaces for relaxation, celebration and slumber, guests have a choice of a standard king room with a kitchenette, double queen room with full kitchen and apartment-style suites. Contemporary and comfortable, each is filled with natural light and designed with spa-like bathrooms and eco-friendly features.


To the Future: Eco-Friendly Features

Element West Des Moines works hard to keep the planet green. Smart, eco-friendly features preserve, conserve and make your stay unforgettable:

  • Vehicle charging stations
  • Recycled materials used in construction and for décor
  • Low VOC interior paints
  • Paper recycling bins in each room
  • Guest bathrooms with low flow fixtures, in-shower dispensers, more
  • Energy-saving appliances

Flexible Event Space

Offering a quiet atmosphere, Element West Des Moines offers two event rooms that provide private space for showers, getting ready and opening gifts. And with our catering partnership with the Embassy Club, intimate dinners for up to 30 guests can be hosted - beautifully and comfortably. And for a breath of fresh air, the hotel also offers an outdoor terrace with a gas grill and firepit, ideal for casual cocktails or an impromptu cookout.

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