Hotels in Indianola, Iowa

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Indianola overview

Indianola is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its zoo and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Art Center. Make plans to visit the popular Blank Park Zoo and Salisbury House. Indianola is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Indianola

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Indianola is the place to go. There are 105 hotels in the Indianola area and you can shop as many as 21 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 35 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 56 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 11 4-star hotels with an average price of $103 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 15337 user reviews of Indianola hotels: Quality Inn

How to get to Indianola

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from downtown Indianola.

What to see around Indianola

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Principal Park
  • • Wells Fargo Arena
  • • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Sky Glider West
Known for its zoo, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Blank Park Zoo
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • • Sky Glider East
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Southridge Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Merle Hay Mall
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center

When to visit Indianola

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 14°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 15°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.6 inches
  • • April-June: 13.5 inches
  • • July-September: 11.7 inches
  • • October-December: 6.3 inches