Rooms & Rates

Butler House on Grand B&B offers a choice of seven guest rooms, each unique in decor. All seven rooms feature the luxury of private bathrooms, in-room televisions with cable/HBO, and in-room telephones and wireless internet. All photos have been taken by D.E. Smith Photography.

All reservations must be made through AirBnB through the links below. I can't take reservations by telephone or email.

On the Second Floor:

...Click to enlargeButler's Master Suite:

This suite is perfect for the ultimate in pampering! The room is outfitted with a one-of-a-kind, queen-size bed, vanity area, entertainment center, and game table, all hand-crafted by Sticks, Inc. Bathroom features include a jetted bath for two and large walk-in shower. The TV is equipped with VCR. With 18 windows in this room looking out on our towering oak trees, some guests have commented they feel like they are in the most beautiful of tree houses!

...Click to enlargeGreenwood Room:

Rich mahogany furniture and deep jewel-tone colors combine to create an Old World ambiance in this room, which overlooks Greenwood Park across Grand Avenue. Open the curtains and enjoy the warm, sunny, southern exposure. There is no excuse for being late for breakfast, as this room features a very unique large wall clock. The room is outfitted with an extraordinarily comfortable queen-size bed, roomy bathroom with with traditional tub/shower combination, and the TV is equipped with VCR.

...Click to enlargeThe Cook's Quarters: This room is temporarily unavailable

Although all our rooms have been featured in Better Homes & Gardens and various Meredith Corp. publications, this room is the only one to grace a cover shot! Whimsical, bright, light-hearted and happy all describe this cozy room's decor. The queen-size bed has an iron headboard, and a toasty-warm down comforter. The "3/4" bathroom has a large hand-tiled shower, but no tub.

...Click to enlargeThe Secret Garden Room:

Handcrafted Swedish furniture distinguishes this charming room, whose many windows offer enchanting views of the bricked in Secret Garden below, as well as Greenwood Park across Grand Avenue. The four-poster, queen-size bed almost requires a footstool to climb into, because of the ultra-thick feather bed and down comforter. Guests regularly comment that they don't want to get out of this wonderful bed! the bathroom features a traditional tub/shower combination. the TV is equipped with VCR.

On the Third Floor:

...Click to enlargeThe Elmwood Room:

This quaint hide-away, with a natural gas fireplace as the heat source, will transport you to a time gone by. The queen-size bed, dressed in ecru and blue toile bedding, will wrap you in comfort. The TV is equipped with VCR. Thick bathrobes are provided for comfortable access to the Elmwood's private bathroom, across the hall.

...Click to enlargeDynasty Suite:

The furniture in this richly elegant gold and silver suite replicates pieces found at William Randolph Hearst's magnificent castle above San Simeon Bay, CA. Just two steps from the queen-size bed is a jetted bath for two! The Dynasty bathroom features a shower, as well as an antique marble-topped vanity brought to Iowa from Holland, a wedding present to a young bride from her parents. The TV is equipped with VCR. This suite is the perfect choice for an anniversary, birthday or romantic get-away.

...Click to enlargeThe Retreat:

This very large room, with wood beamed ceiling and natural gas fireplace, is reminiscent of a mountain lodge. From the very top of the house, you look down on the Des Moines Art Center across the street. The room is outfitted with a game table and chairs for four and a queen-size bed, as well as a super single hide-a-bed. The bathroom features a traditional tub/shower combo. The TV is equipped with VCR. This room truly offers the perfect family retreat!