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Venues in Des Moines, IA,

About Us

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel is a luxury hotel wedding venue situated in Des Moines, Iowa. Originally constructed in 1919, this historic property was designed to commemorate beloved local residents Annie and James Savery. Since opening its doors, it has hosted countless events and continues to provide exceptional service to every guest. Elegant yet comfortable, it offers an intimate backdrop for once-in-a-lifetime celebrations of all shapes and sizes and is conveniently located in downtown Des Moines. It features everything a couple needs to bring their wedding vision to life, including a selection of event spaces, dedicated staff, and commodious overnight accommodations.

Facilities and Capacity

The Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel was completely remodeled in 2018 to provide couples and their guests with an unforgettable celebration experience. Spread out over 22,500 square feet, it features four primary luxury ballrooms as well as a special wedding room for intimate dinners and ceremonies. All ballrooms feature an open floor plan for you to customize seating according to your needs with a maximum capacity of 600 guests in total. In addition to the elegant event spaces, couples will also have access to fully-furnished get-ready rooms for private pre-ceremony preparations.

Services Offered

The Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel features a team of Marriott Certified Wedding Planners who are ready to plan every detail of your special day. They offer a selection of invaluable coordination services and will assist you in crafting a package that suits your specific needs, desires, and budget. From designing the perfect wedding-day menu to allocating the finest local vendors, they are dedicated to providing you with a seamless and stress-free planning experience. Their standard wedding package includes

  • Menu tasting
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Personalized wedding website
  • Champagne toast and cake cutting service
  • Microphone for toasts
  • Setup and tear down service
  • Event rentals
  • Entertainment stage and dance floor


Renaissance Savery Hotel offers an inviting selection of accommodation options for overnight guests to avail of. Each elegant suite has been fully furnished for a comfortable and convenient stay, offering luxury linens, Keurig Coffee machines, high-speed WiFi, and 49” televisions. Room service options are available from the Scopri restaurant as well as late-night beverages from the in-house Coda Lounge.


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  • They made both the Des Moines room and the Terrace Ballroom look amazing with my decorations. I wouldn't have wanted it to look any other way. The food was delicious and the service we got was amazing.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 7,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 12.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, November, December

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