The Polk

This exquisite brown and aqua suite is perfect for the ultimate in pampering! The room is outfitted with breathtaking veneered pecan furniture and an oversized, round, tufted cuddle couch. A king-sized The Heavenly Bed® from Westin sits atop an Italianate platform bedframe, which practically needs its own step stool to climb into. This magnificent bed is topped with a gigantic suede-upholstered headboard and dressed with the most ultra-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets and bedding, a pillowy down-alternative feather bed, and all the pillows you can handle. Dressers, a vanity area, entertainment center, and office nook provide all the amenities you could ask for. The ceilings were hand-painted by Sticks, Inc. Bathroom features include a jetted bath for two and large walk-in shower, complete with Westin towels and Heavenly Robes®. The television is equipped with cable, DVD-Blu-ray and streaming service options. With 18 windows in this room overlooking The Des Moines Art Center, one won’t be disappointed in the picturesque view. This suite is a perfect for couples with an extended stay, and an ideal choice for a family retreat.

The Greenwood

Rich mahogany furniture and deep jewel-tone colors combine to create an Old-World ambiance in this room, which directly overlooks Greenwood Park. Open the curtains and enjoy the warm, sunny, southern exposure. There is no excuse for being late to wake, as this room features a very unique large wall clock. The room is outfitted with an extraordinarily comfortable queen-size bed, adorned in ultra-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets and bedding, a pillowy down duvet, and all the pillows you can handle. A regal desk provides an oversized workspace, while the television is equipped with cable, DVD-Blu-Ray and streaming service options. The roomy bathroom with traditional tub/shower combination is complete with Westin towels and Heavenly Robes®. This suite is a favorite of business travelers.

The Woodland

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 is dressed in the most ultra-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets and bedding, a toasty down duvet, and all pillows galore. The cozy 3/4 bathroom has a large hand-tiled shower (no tub), and is complete with Westin towels and Heavenly Robes®. A television is equipped with cable, DVD-Blu-Ray and streaming service options. This suite is favored by individuals that are travelling through Des Moines, in order to reach their final destination.

The Salisbury

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-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets, a billowy down duvet, and a plethora of pillows. Guests regularly comment that they do not want to get out of this wonderful bed! An antique chest of draws is adjacent to a petite desk; the television is equipped with cable, DVD-Blu-Ray and streaming service options. The sufficient bathroom with traditional tub/shower combination is complete with Westin towels and Heavenly Robes®. This suite is a perfect for couples with an extended stay.

The Tonawanda

This quaint hide-away with a natural gas fireplace is the perfect destination for lovers, with a décor reminiscent of Paris. The queen-size bed, dressed in ecru and blue toile bedding, ultra-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets, a fluffy down duvet, and comfy pillows will wrap you in comfort. The television is equipped with cable, a VCR, DVD-Blu-Ray and streaming service options. Uber-thick Heavenly Robes® bathrobes are provided for more discreet access to The Tonawanda’s private bathroom, across the hall. This suite is favored by couples who are wanting a romantic get-away.

The Grand

The furniture in this richly elegant gold and silver suite replicates pieces found at William Randolph Hearst’s magnificent castle above San Simeon Bay, California. The queen-size bed is adorned with golden bedding, ultra-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets, a fluffy down duvet, and soft pillows that will carry you away to dreamland. And just two steps from the queen-size bed is a jetted bath for two! The Grand bathroom features a shower, as well as an antique marble-topped vanity imported from Holland, a wedding present to a young bride from her parents. An accommodating desk stands ready for you to draft postcards home, while the television is equipped with cable, DVD-Blu-Ray and streaming service options. This suite is the perfect choice for an anniversary, birthday or romantic get-away.

The Waterbury

This spacious room, with wood beamed ceiling and natural gas fireplace, is reminiscent of a mountain lodge. From the church pews at the very top of the house, you look down on the Des Moines Art Center across the street. This suite is outfitted with a game table and chairs for four, as well as a queen-size bed and super single hide-a-bed. Both beds feature ultra-luxurious 1,000-thread count Westin sheets, fluffy down duvets, and plenty of puffy pillows. The bathroom features a traditional tub/shower combo. The television is equipped with cable, DVD-Blu-Ray and streaming service options. The Waterbury is an ideal choice for a family retreat.

Reservations at The Butler House on Grand generally cost $125.00 – $175.00/night + applicable tax; depending on the room selected. Rates may vary during weekends and holidays. Those with an active military ID qualify for reduced rates at all times of the year.