This Renaissance Hotel is connected to surrounding businesses via a three-mile, climate-controlled Skywalk and is approximately five miles from Des Moines Airport. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is a quarter-mile from the Court Avenue entertainment district, four miles from Blank Park Zoo, and 11 miles from Adventureland Amusement Park. Hotel amenities include the steam and dry saunas, eucalyptus aroma therapy, indoor pool, two whirlpools, tanning bed, salon, two complete exercise facilities, gift shop, and Monihan's Speakeasy Lounge. Meals can be had at the hotel's Iowa Room or through room service. Other services include valet laundry, concierge services, shoeshine, and valet parking. Rooms feature high-speed Internet access, work desks, voicemail, dataports, cable TV, weekday newspaper delivery, complimentary in-room coffee, irons and ironing boards, and hairdryers.