HOTEL FORT DES MOINES CURIO COLLECTION BY HILTONĀ®

Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton

1000 Walnut Steet, Des Moines, IA 50309 US near Exit 135 on I-35 (~4.5mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4 Star Luxury Property
41.584442-93.629748
+1-800-760-7718
Check availability
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 290 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 11 floors in hotel
  • 20 suites in hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Group score of 7.3/10
  • 4 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa Events Center, Mary & John Pappajohn Sculpture Park, Temple For Performing Arts, Blank Park Zoo, Botanical Center, Des Moines Art Center, Historical Building, State Capital, Des Moines Public Library

Verified Reviews of Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"We stay here often when in downtown Des Moines."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The location is good. It is an older hotel, but has been refurbished nicely.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Aug-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Aug 04 to Wed Aug 06 2014 at a $129.00 average nightly rate.
"Very Nice."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Nice independent hotel in a great location. I like independent hotels like this one, where you can tell the owners really care for their hotel, their staff, and their guests.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Jul-2014 Verified Review

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. 290 guestrooms including hair dryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, microwave, and mini-fridge. The Hotel Fort Des Moines will feature four food and beverage outlets and 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2020
Floors: 11
Rooms: 290
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 290
Handicap Rooms: 25
Suites: 20
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 32000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 500 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Ownership: Hawkeye Hotels
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hour cancellation.
Nightly Parking: $10
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 7.00%
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • 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 center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • 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

Local Shuttle Info: Service within a two mile radius

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

Wi-Fi is complimentary for all Hilton Honors Members

About Hilton Hotels and Resorts

  • Bed & Breakfast Packages for two at select locations
  • Have serenity beds made by Serta and Peter Thomas Roth hair & skincare bath amenities
  • Pre-arrival planning services
  • Pet Friendly Program

The Hilton Hotels and Resorts highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Hotel Fort Des Moines

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton

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

Feel free to use the Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton 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 Ballroom 100 x 40 x 16 4000350/--233225100809625/--800400--
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Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4000 Sq. Mi
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 Ballroom 100 x 40 x 14 4000200/--15020090809625/--800400--
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State Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4000 Sq. Mi
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 Room 28 x 40 x 14 1120100/--65472732277/--124112--
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Governor Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1120 Sq. Mi
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 Room 44 x 40 x 14 1760120/----7342504211/--195176--
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State Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1760 Sq. Mi
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 Room 28 x 40 x 14 112093/--65472732277/--124112--
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Capital Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1120 Sq. Mi
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 Room 56 x 30 x 12 1680140/--987040484011/--186168--
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Wedgewood Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1680 Sq. Mi
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

FAQs about Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton have?

There are 290 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton?

Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

How much does internet cost?

Wi-Fi is complimentary for all Hilton Honors Members

Is there a gym at Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

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