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Hotel Overview

Enjoy comfortable accommodations and convenient services at the Best Western Premier Ankeny Hotel. Our new hotel opened in July 2018, features guest rooms with modern amenities, plush bedding, and plenty of space to unwind.

We make it easy to stay connected by offering complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Wake up and savor an energizing complimentary full breakfast, which includes hot items, pancakes, and even a topping bar. Our lounge serves a variety of food items to help you relax by the fire each evening along cocktails in the lounge and complimentary coffee available 24-hours a day in the lobby. Maintain your exercise goals while on the road by utilizing our fitness center before taking a refreshing dip in the indoor pool.

Our location just off Interstate 35 between Des Moines and Ames puts you within easy reach of popular attractions including Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa State University and Adventureland amusement park. When hosting a work or social event, consider our 1,000 square foot meeting space. The Best Western Premier Ankeny Hotel is ready to set the stage on your extraordinary getaway.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3 mile(s) from John Deere, manufactures self-propelled sprayers, cotton harvesters, tillage equipment, and grain drills
  • 13 mile(s) from Principal, our expertise spans the globe, but we’re bound by one common purpose: to give you the financial tools, resources and information you need to live your best life. The Headquarters is in the Downtown Des Moines Metro.
  • 23 mile(s) from Hy-Vee, Inc., is an employee-owned chain of more than 245 supermarkets located throughout the Midwestern United States in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
  • 12 mile(s) from Wells Fargo & Company, is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country.


  • 12.5 mile(s) from Adventureland, is a family-owned amusement park in Altoona, Iowa. It is marketed as featuring over 100 rides, shows and attractions. It is open seasonally between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
  • 13 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Arena, the arena is part of the Iowa Events Center complex, which also includes Hy-Vee Hall and the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. Each year Wells Fargo Arena hosts the Hy-Vee Classic, which is a showcase of all four NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball programs in the State of Iowa (Drake University, the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa) as well as the Iowa High School State Wrestling and Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments. Three professional sports teams also call the arena home, including the NBA G-League’s Iowa Wolves, the AHL’s Iowa Wild and the IFL’s Iowa Barnstormers. In addition to sporting events, Wells Fargo Arena hosts world-class entertainers and is consistently ranked as a top 100 venue worldwide in terms of concert attendance.
  • 13 mile(s) from Prairie Meadows, outstanding entertainment offerings have made Prairie Meadows a featured destination for 24-hour casino action, live and simulcast horse racing, big-name entertainment, local and regional acts, and full-service dining amenities.
  • 15 mile(s) from Principal Park, is a minor league baseball stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. It is the home field of the Pacific Coast League's Iowa Cubs, the AAA affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.
  • 20 mile(s) from Blank Park Zoo, is a 25-acre zoological park on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near historic Fort Des Moines. The zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is the only accredited zoo in Iowa.


  • 2 block(s) from Outback Steakhouse®, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1 block(s) from Waterfront SeaFood Market, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Panera Bread®, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 3 mile(s) from Buffalo Wild Wings®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.1 mile(s) from Fong's Pizza & Tiki Bar, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, and pizza
  • 6.1 mile(s) from District 36 Bar & Grille, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.1 mile(s) from Jethro's BBQ, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.5 mile(s) from Firetrucker Brewery, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5 mile(s) from Grumpy Goat Tavern, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 1 mile(s) from Des Moines Area Community College, DMACC main campus is located in Ankeny, IA.
  • 15 mile(s) from Iowa State University, Home of the Cyclones of the Big 12 Athletic Conference. The university is known for their agriculture and engineering programs.
  • 12 mile(s) from Drake University, a private, 4 year college located in downtown Des Moines. Known for hosting the Drake relays, a yearly track and field event known around the nation.
  • 15 mile(s) from Des Moines University, nationally recognized Doctor of Osteopathic medicine program.

Nearby Cities

  • 6 mile(s) from Des Moines
  • 8 mile(s) from Altoona
  • 12 mile(s) from West Des Moines


  • 5 mile(s) from Prairie Ridge Complex, 15 baseball fields, 9 soccer fields, 6 softball fields, and 5 football fields. 10 fields have lights (Baseball 5, 6,7,8,10,11, and Softball 41, 42, 43, 44). Field lights on soccer fields 33, 34, 35 and 36. 4 concession stands with restrooms. 90 acres of turf. Parking lots have capacity for 1200 cars. Walking trails, play equipment, two ponds for fishing and open space.


  • 12.5 mile(s) from Outlets of Des Moines, offers an array of amenities and services to provide you with the best shopping experience possible.
  • 25 mile(s) from Jordan Creek Town Center, is a super-regional shopping mall and lifestyle center in the city of West Des Moines, Iowa. It is the largest shopping complex in the state of Iowa.


  • 18 mile(s) from Des Moines International Airport
  • .4 mile(s) from Ankeny Regional Airport
  • 11.2 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus
  • 35 mile(s) from Amtrak Station-OSC
  • 12 mile(s) from Adventureland, Uber, Lyft or Taxi available
  • 10 mile(s) from Des Moines