Hotel Fort Des Moines

1000 Walnut St , Des Moines, United States, 50309  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Fort Des Moines

 Free Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Shuttle

Free city shuttle

Overview

The grand Hotel Fort Des Moines offers 244 spacious guest rooms as well as a news stand, a lift and parking. Founded in 1919, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2005.

20 minutes away from Valley Junction, State Historical Museum and Terrace Hill. It will take you 10 minutes to get to Hy-Vee Hall, Iowa Hall of Pride and Science Center of Iowa.

Within 20-minute walk from the hotel guests will find themselves in the Des Moines city center. Hotel Fort Des Moines is easily accessible from Des Moines International airport lying within 10 minutes.

Rooms

The rooms in Hotel Fort Des Moines come with cable TV, a kitchenette, a writing desk, a living area and individual climate control. They offer private bathrooms with a bathtub, complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Services

Business travelers will appreciate internet connection, a business center and a conference room available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   244.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Wedding services

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1000 Walnut St , Des Moines, United States, 50309

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City Center
  • Des Moines
    3700 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Centro Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
    500 ft
  • Django Restaurant (cuisine: French)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    244

Rooms and availability

Hotel Fort Des Moines Standard Double Room
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Bed type: King Size bed
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    Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
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      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Fort Des Moines Des Moines location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        1000 Walnut St , Des Moines, United States, 50309

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Des Moines
          3700 ft
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Centro Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
          500 ft
        • Django Restaurant (cuisine: French)
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          11
        • Number of rooms:
          244

        Hotel Fort Des Moines Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Des Moines Metropolitan Transit - 3300 ft
        • Sherman Hill - 3300 ft

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 3300 ft

        Sport related

        Amusement

        • Pizza Palace - 2000 ft

        Historical sites

        • Wallace House Foundation - 3300 ft

        Stadiums

        • Vets Memorial Auditorium - 3000 ft
        • Veterans Memorial Auditorium - 3000 ft
        • Principal Park Stadium - 4000 ft

        Museums

        • Steven Vail Galleries - 1400 ft
        • Artists Emporium - 2000 ft
        • Des Moines Art District - 2000 ft
        • Civic Center of des Moines - 2700 ft
        • Polk County Heritage Gallery - 3000 ft
        • Terrace Hill Historic Site - 5000 ft

        Parks

        • Des Moines Botanical Ctr - 5000 ft

        Halls

        • Des Moines Symphony - 2700 ft

        Universities, Institutes

        • Sleep Disorder Ctr - 2000 ft
        • Mercy College-Health Sciences - 3300 ft
        • American Red Cross - 4300 ft
        • Des Moines Area Community Clg - 4600 ft
        • University of Iowa School - 4600 ft

        Theaters

        Medical care and Hospitals

        • Iowa Methodist Medical Center - 2300 ft
        • Mercy Medical Center - 5000 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Terrace Hill - 1.0 mi
          2300 Grand Ave., Des Moines
        • State Historical Museum - 1.2 mi
          600 E. Locust St., Des Moines
        • Salisbury House - 2.2 mi
          4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines
        • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden - 1.1 mi
          909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines
        • Capitol Building - 1.3 mi
          East 9th & Grand Ave, Des Moines

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Science Center of Iowa - 2500 ft
          401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines
        • Iowa Hall of Pride - 3000 ft
          330 Park Street, Des Moines
        • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden - 2600 ft
          Des Moines, IA

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Centro Restaurant - 500 ft

          Address: 1003 Locust St
          Phone: (515) 248-1780

          78% likes this, based on 251 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian
          Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

        • Raccoon River Brewing Company - 200 ft

          Address: 200 10th Street
          Phone: 515-362-5222

          61% likes this, based on 74 reviews
          Price Range: USD 12 - USD 22

        • Starbucks - 500 ft

          Address: 1013 Locust St
          Phone: (515) 280-8200

          71% likes this, based on 10 reviews
          Cuisine: Coffee Shop
          Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

        • Django Restaurant - 200 ft

          Address: 210 10th St
          Phone: 515-288-0268

          73% likes this, based on 96 reviews
          Cuisine: French
          Price Range: USD 22 - USD 42

        • South Union Bread Cafe - 500 ft

          Address: 1007 Locust St
          Phone: 515-248-1782

          76% likes this, based on 37 reviews
          Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen
          Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          11
        • Number of rooms:
          244

        Hotel Fort Des Moines Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Fort Des Moines

        Average guest rating

        6.2out of 10
        Good
        Based on 11 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Rooms
        5.4
        Value
        6.5
        Service
        7.0
        Location
        9.0

        Individual guest reviews

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Hotel Fort Des Moines Des Moines location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1000 Walnut St , Des Moines, United States, 50309

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Des Moines
            3700 ft
          Airports
          Restaurants
          • Centro Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
            500 ft
          • Django Restaurant (cuisine: French)
            200 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            11
          • Number of rooms:
            244