Hotel Fort Des Moines  3 stars

1000 Walnut St , Des Moines, United States, 50309  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Paid parking


Express check-in/-out


Fitness center

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


No pets allowed


Free city shuttle


The grand 3-star Hotel Fort Des Moines offers spacious guestrooms. The hotel occupies 11 floors and was renovated in 2005.

Major Des Moines sights, such as Terrace Hill, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and State Historical Museum are located nearby. Hy-Vee Hall, 4th Street and Polk County Convention Complex at Iowa Events Center are located just 600 meters from the venue.

Just 10 minutes from Des Moines International airport.


This property counts 240 guestrooms featuring Spacious Room, Standard Double Room and Suite. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a bathtub, complimentary toiletries and a shower available in all guestrooms.


Hotel Fort Des Moines offers business facilities, such as a meeting room, a business center and internet access and provides room service, wedding services and wake up service.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 10 per day.

Number of floors   11.  Number of rooms   244.

City Center Des Moines - 3700 ft
Airports Des Moines International (DSM) - 3.8 mi
Restaurants Centro Restaurant (cuisine: Italian) - 500 ft, Django Restaurant (cuisine: French) - 200 ft
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Elevator
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Wedding services
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
Leisure facilities
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  3 pm


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 are not allowed.

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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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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        • Des Moines Metropolitan Transit
          3300 ft
        • Sherman Hill
          3300 ft
        Popular areas
        • City Center
          3300 ft
        Convention centers
        Sport related
        • Pizza Palace
          2000 ft
        Historical sites
        • Wallace House Foundation
          3300 ft
        • Vets Memorial Auditorium
          3000 ft
        • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
          3000 ft
        • Principal Park Stadium
          4000 ft
        • Steven Vail Galleries
          1400 ft
        • Artists Emporium
          2000 ft
        • Des Moines Art District
          2000 ft
        • 2700 ft
        • Polk County Heritage Gallery
          3000 ft
        • Terrace Hill Historic Site
          5000 ft
        • Des Moines Botanical Ctr
          5000 ft
        • Des Moines Symphony
          2700 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        • Sleep Disorder Ctr
          2000 ft
        • Mercy College-Health Sciences
          3300 ft
        • American Red Cross
          4300 ft
        • 4600 ft
        • University of Iowa School
          4600 ft
        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
        • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
          1.1 mi
          909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines
        • State Historical Museum
          1.2 mi
          600 E. Locust St., Des Moines
        • Capitol Building
          1.3 mi
          East 9th & Grand Ave, Des Moines
        • Salisbury House
          2.2 mi
          4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines

        Near the hotel

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

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Centro Restaurant

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

          500 ft
          1003 Locust St

          Phone: (515) 248-1780

        • Django Restaurant

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

          200 ft
          210 10th St

          Phone: 515-288-0268

        • Raccoon River Brewing Company

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

          200 ft
          200 10th Street

          Phone: 515-362-5222

        • South Union Bread Cafe

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

          500 ft
          1007 Locust St

          Phone: 515-248-1782

        • Starbucks

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

          500 ft
          1013 Locust St

          Phone: (515) 280-8200

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