Hotels in Ankeny, Iowa

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Ankeny overview

You can take in the local culture of Ankeny at Ankeny Art Center and John Deere Des Moines Works Tours. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Otter Creek Golf Course. Whatever your interests are, Ankeny has something for you.

Where to stay in Ankeny

A welcoming city for all, Ankeny has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 16 hotels in Ankeny and you can shop as many as 342 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 52%. We have room prices starting at 40 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Ankeny as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 4-star hotels from 92 USD per night
  • • 93 3-star hotels from 74 USD per night
  • • 33 2-star hotels from 49 USD per night

How to get to Ankeny

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 14 mi (22.5 km) from the heart of Ankeny.

What to see around Ankeny

Outdoor activities are on hand like golf and sporting events along with attractions such as:
  • • Otter Creek Golf Course
  • • Woodland Hills Golf Course
  • • Tournament Club of Iowa
  • • Grand View Golf Course
  • • Beaver Creek Golf Club
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours
  • • Adventureland
  • • Sky Glider East
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • • Sky Glider West
Live music and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Ankeny Art Center
  • • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
  • • State Historical Society of Iowa Museum
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Merle Hay Mall
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Southridge Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Ankeny Art Center
  • • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours
  • • Otter Creek Golf Course

When to visit Ankeny

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 11°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 32°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 12°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.09 inches
  • • April-June: 13.74 inches
  • • July-September: 12.60 inches
  • • October-December: 5.75 inches