Midwest Living Magazine picks us as one of their favorite B&B's!

Designated as a top B&B by INNSi de Scoop

Thanks to Kimberly Winter Stern and 435 South Magazine for their kind words. Click here.

We were also picked as one of America's Most Romantic Inns in 2006. American Historic Inns. Book now for a romantic stay. We will not have access to the internet at that time. Please call or email to find out more. If you want to get a special gift we do sell gift certificates.

Lauren Kernan Smith and Clark Smith were honored by their peers as the Innkeepers of the year in 2004. In July, 2007 we were honored to be chosen as one of the top ten B&B's for business travelers by USA Today. We have been featured in the Des Moines Register, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Seattle Times!.

Lauren and Clark look forward to being a part of your pleasurable experience while in Des Moines. Whether you are coming to Des Moines for business, family, romance, etc., we will do our very best to make your stay wonderful! If you are planning a wedding, please make a reservation to stay with us on your fist night as a married couple! We were honored to be chosen as one of the most romantic B&B's in North America in 2003. Click here to read about our honor!

Keep up to date on activities at Butler House on Grand on our Blog posts.

Lots to do nearby!

There is so much to see and do in Des Moines. Butler House on Grand is located directly across from the Des Moines Art Center and Greenwood Park. Greenwood Park has a lovely rose garden, walking trails, swimming pool, playground equipment and a beautiful pond designed by world renowned landscape artist, Mary Miss. Bring your bike, if you want. We have a great bike trail that starts across the street too!

You will find restaurant recommendations, plays, sporting events and upcoming special events on the Visitor Info page.

The Smith's are ready to assist you in making your stay enjoyable. We would be delighted to give restaurant recommendations or make reservations. If you are coming for business we do have WiFi in the B&B!