Hotels in Windsor Heights, Iowa

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Windsor Heights overview

Windsor Heights is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Des Moines Art Center and Science Center of Iowa. Make plans to visit the popular Salisbury House and Des Moines Botanical Center. A family- and business-friendly area, Windsor Heights also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Windsor Heights

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Windsor Heights has options to suit everyone's style. There are 113 hotels in the Windsor Heights area and you can shop as many as 28 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 42%.
  • • 36 2-star hotels with an average price of $51 per night
  • • 62 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 11 4-star hotels with an average price of $103 per night

How to get to Windsor Heights

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from downtown Windsor Heights.

What to see around Windsor Heights

Outdoor activities are on hand like sporting events and running along with attractions such as:
  • • Buccaneer Arena
  • • Clive Aquatic Center
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Valley Stadium
  • • Pump It Up
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • M2B Raceway
  • • Blank Park Zoo
  • • Sky Glider West
  • • Sky Glider East
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Merle Hay Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • • Southridge Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Drake University
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Des Moines Area Community College
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building

When to visit Windsor Heights

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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