Hotels

Heart of America’s portfolio of hotels include a variety of brands tailored for both the leisure and business traveler. We push the envelope in design and amenities in our hotels, setting us apart from the typical prototype. We pride ourselves on our spacious and relaxing rooms and provide premier meeting and special event services.

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Hotel Renovo

Hotel Renovo is the Des Moines metro area’s only four star hotel. This boutique hotel is designed to resemble an urban farmhouse. It includes a full service restaurant and bar and features a fire pit, bocce ball court, apple orchard and many other unique amenities to enhance your stay. The hotel and its rooms are designed with a minimalist approach, giving guests a clean and relaxing atmosphere perfect for unwinding after a long day. Hotel rooms are furnished with lavish bedding and spa like amenities, featuring the Beekman Brother’s signature line of goat’s milk soap.

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Wildwood Lodge

The Wildwood Lodge is a distinct Northwood’s hotel with locations in the suburbs of Des Moines, Iowa and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Whether you are traveling for business or leisure –  Wildwood Lodge Hotel is your home away from home. Warm hospitality paired with modern amenities create a cabin in the woods atmosphere. Come down for coffee or grab a drink and curl up with a good book by the fireplace. Helpful, friendly staff will provide a warm welcome and ensure you have an outstanding experience during your stay at Wildwood Lodge.

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Holiday Inn & Suites - Davenport
Davenport, Iowa | Holiday Inn

The Holiday Inn and Suites Davenport is located within the new Heart of America Group development, Elmore Marketplace. With 104 hotel room and suites and over 6,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Featuring, The J Bar – the perfect space to unwind after a long day, featuring chef driven cuisine and artfully crafted cocktails. Included in the property are two outdoor heated patios, one on the first floor with a fire feature, and the other on the second floor terrace, easily accessible from the private event space. Winner of the New Hotel Design Award and Newcomer of the year from IHG.

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AC Hotel - Des Moines
Des Moines, Iowa | AC Hotels By Marriot

The AC Hotel takes a Neo-Modernism approach to design – it’s an experience that is stylish, yet efficient. Using a mix of complimentary materials including brick, limestone, aluminum, and fiber cement, the architecture uses a series of monolithic shapes, optimized for functionality. Located in the East Village of Des Moines, a vibrant and diverse neighborhood of retail, restaurants and nightlife. The AC Hotel is home to Heart of America’s newest concept, The Republic on Grand, a rooftop bar featuring eclectic American cuisine, craft cocktails and downtown city views – with seating indoors and outside.

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Embassy Suites - Olathe
Olathe, Kansas | Embassy Suites by Hilton

The Embassy Suites Olathe is a 200 room, all suites hotel featuring 24,000 square feet of conference and event space. The hotel was awarded the 2015 Deal of the Year by Hilton Hotel. The property includes Heart of America Group’s restaurant concept, The J Bar. The J Bar features a chef driven menu, high-end wines by the glass and specialty drinks with contemporary décor with dining space indoors, or on the rooftop patio bar.

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Heart of America Group is a consortium of independent companies whose successes are in fields of development, restaurant hospitality, lodging hospitality, franchising, design, architecture, construction, operational management and support, marketing, retail & office centers, residential development, civic involvement and philanthropy. The companies often work together, and draw upon the members’ unique array of expertise, to vision and create cutting-edge world-class projects. The skill and speed with which Heart of America Group’s members can combine and focus their resources is unmatched by any other organization.