Hotels in Clive, Iowa

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Clive overview

Visitors to Clive have positive things to say about this family-friendly city and its restaurants. Enjoy the festivals and live music while in town. Clive might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Des Moines Art Center and Salisbury House. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Botanical Center.

Where to stay in Clive

A welcoming city for everyone, Clive has a variety of hotels to choose from. There are 8 hotels in Clive and you can shop as many as 303 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices starting at 40 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Clive as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 4-star hotels from 92 USD per night
  • • 82 3-star hotels from 71 USD per night
  • • 27 2-star hotels from 48 USD per night

How to get to Clive

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the heart of Clive.

What to see around Clive

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Clive Aquatic Center
  • • Pump It Up
  • • Buccaneer Arena
  • • Valley Stadium
  • • M2B Raceway
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Blank Park Zoo
  • • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours
  • • Brenton Arboretum
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Living History Farms
  • • Jordan House
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Des Moines Community Playhouse
  • • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
It's recognized for its forests, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Grays Lake Center
  • • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Saylorville Lake
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • • Merle Hay Mall
  • • Southridge Mall
Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Des Moines Art Center (5.4 mi/8.7 km from the city center)
  • • Salisbury House (5.9 mi/9.5 km from the city center)
  • • Science Center of Iowa (8.4 mi/13.6 km from the city center)
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center (8.6 mi/13.8 km from the city center)
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building (9.1 mi/14.7 km from the city center)

When to visit Clive

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

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: 4.61 inches
  • • April-June: 13.50 inches
  • • July-September: 11.65 inches
  • • October-December: 6.26 inches