Wyndham Garden Ankeny

    An All-Encompassing Ankeny Stay

    Contemporary, pet-friendly hotel off I-35, by DSM Airport and ISU

    Located off I-35, 18 miles from Des Moines International Airport (DSM), Wyndham Garden Ankeny/Des Moines welcomes you with a gym, indoor pool, restaurant, and free WiFi. Easily access Iowa State University (ISU) and the Iowa Culinary Institute, attend concerts, sports events, and conventions at the Iowa Events Center, and catch an Iowa Cubs minor league baseball game at Principal Park. Those here for work can take advantage of our business center, meeting space, and proximity to companies like John Deere, Tone’s® Spices, and Casey’s General Store. 

    Relax, You’re Here

    Enjoy a heated indoor pool, fitness center, and delicious diner

    Thoughtful amenities and a 24/7 front desk staff ensure a comfortable stay. Work out in the gym, swim in the heated indoor pool, and savor comfort food starting with a hot breakfast at the on-site diner. Stay connected with free WiFi and take advantage of free parking. Each non-smoking guest room features a flat-screen HDTV, coffee/tea maker, mini-refrigerator, microwave, desk, ironing amenities, bath products, and hair dryer. We also offer a business center, meeting space, laundry facilities, and a convenience store. Pets are welcome for an extra nightly fee. 

    Discover the Des Moines Area

    Enjoy local art, breweries, and hip neighborhoods

    There’s plenty to do. See the work of Iowa artists at the Ankeny Art Center or play 18 holes at Otter Creek Golf Course. Kids will love splashing around at Cascade Falls Aquatic Center and hitting the rides at Adventureland Park; you’ll love sipping craft beers at Firetrucker Brewery. Easily head into the state capital for must-sees like the Pappajohn Sculpture Park at the Des Moines Art Center and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. For more to do, hang out in the vibrant East Village or shop for local eats at the Downtown Farmer’s Market. 

    Arts & Culture

    Ankeny Area Historical Society

    Ankeny Art Center

    Des Moines Art Center

    Pappajohn Sculpture Park

    Science Center of Iowa

    State Historical Museum of Iowa

    Points of Interest

    East Village

    Hall of Laureates World Food Prize Foundation

    Iowa Culinary Institute

    Iowa State Capitol

    Iowa State University (ISU)

    Salisbury House & Gardens

    Terrace Hill

    Outdoors & Recreation

    Adventureland Park

    Better Homes & Gardens Test Garden®

    Blank Park Zoo

    Cascade Falls Aquatic Center

    Clive Greenbelt Trail

    Cottonwood Recreation Area

    Des Moines Water Works Park

    Gray’s Lake Park

    Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

    Imagination Street

    Miracle Park

    The Playground for Kids


    Des Moines Downtown Farmers’ Market

    The District at Prairie Trail

    Jordan Creek Town Center

    Merle Hay Mall

    Southridge Mall

    Valley West Mall

    Sports & Entertainment

    Backspin Indoor Golf & Bar

    Confluence Brewing Company

    Des Moines Civic Center / Des Moines Performing Arts

    Firetrucker Brewery

    Hoyt Sherman Place

    Iowa Events Center: Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Community Choice Convention Center

    Iowa State Fairgrounds

    Operating Room Ankeny

    Otter Creek Golf Course

    Principal Park

    Uptown Garage Brewing Co.

    Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park


    Indoor pool at the Wyndham Garden Ankeny in Ankeny, Iowa
    Wyndham Garden Ankeny restaurant breakfast area with seating in Ankeny, Iowa
    Bar at Wyndham Garden Ankeny in Ankeny, Iowa

    Map & Directions

    133 SE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, IA, 50021



    Ankeny Diner

    Start your day with a free breakfast of two eggs, hash browns, and toast or pancakes, toast or an english muffin or cereal, or you can use a voucher for $5 off any breakfast item on the menu. All breakfast comes with free juice, coffee, or milk. Later in the day, dig into comfort food classics like cheeseburgers, chicken fingers, and club sandwiches at lunch or steak, chicken, or fish entrées at dinner. Be sure to leave room for decadent desserts like banana splits, milkshakes from our old-fashioned soda fountain, and cake.

    Daily Hours:
    Tues–Sun: 6 a.m.–8 p.m.


    The Perfect Space for Meetings & Events

    Plan your next special event or business meeting with us. Featuring 2,000 square feet of event space, our hotel offers two meeting rooms that accommodate up to 135 conference or banquet guests. Our dedicated team can arrange everything from catering to audiovisual support as well as great rates for groups of all sizes.