HOTEL FORT DES MOINES

HOTEL FORT DES MOINES

1000 Walnut St., Des Moines, IA 50309 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown property
41.58463-93.62974
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Poor
2.5/ 5

Based on 106 guest reviews

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  • Shuttle from airport available
  • The Avg. Group Saves 7.3%!
  • Hotel has 234 rooms
  • 11 floors in property
  • 55 suites in property
  • Check out time: 12:00 PM
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 21 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Temple For Performing Arts, Blank Park Zoo, Botanical Center, Des Moines Art Center, Historical Building, State Capital, Des Moines Public Library

Customer Reviews of Hotel Fort Des Moines

2.5 out of 5.Based on 106 guest reviews, Poor

Property Description

The Hotel Fort Des Moines was built in 1919 and is listed in the national Register of Historic Places. It remains an independent, locally owned landmark hotel in downtown Des Moines. On site parking and complimentary 24-hour shuttle van service. Connected to the downtown skywalk system that connects us to shopping and entertainment without having to walk outside. 234 guestrooms including 55 one and two bedded suites with hair dryer, iron and ironing board and coffee maker. Three restaruants on property (brew pub, French, breakfast) and 32,000 square feet of meeting space.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2007
Floors:11
Rooms:234
Non Smoking Rooms:234
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:55
Meeting Rooms:21 View Spaces
Meeting Space:32000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 400 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6:00PM DAY OF ARRIVAL
Nightly Parking:$10
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health centre
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Complimentary airport shuttle. Ten minutes away from the airport

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Seasonality and Projections at Hotel Fort Des Moines

Rate fluctuations of Hotel Fort Des Moines

This graph illustrates fluctuations ofsleeping room rates for both our group rates and the most competitive individual prices our system could find at the time the group bid was placed.The best group/meeting rate displayed is 23.3% in the month of February 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $129 in the month of February 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Hotel Fort Des Moines in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Fort Des Moines

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel Fort Des Moines.

Feel free to use the Hotel Fort Des Moines meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Des Moines event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Ballroom100 x 40 x 164000350/--233225100809625/--800400--
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Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4000 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
100 x 40 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
State Ballroom100 x 40 x 144000200/--15020090809625/--800400--
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State Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4000 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
100 x 40 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Governor Room28 x 40 x 141120100/--65472732277/--124112--
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Governor Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1120 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
28 x 40 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
State Room44 x 40 x 141760120/----7342504211/--195176--
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State Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1760 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
44 x 40 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Capital Room28 x 40 x 14112093/--65472732277/--124112--
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Capital Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1120 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
28 x 40 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Wedgewood Room56 x 30 x 121680140/--987040484011/--186168--
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Wedgewood Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1680 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
56 x 30 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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