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Hotel Fort Des Moines

1000 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309, United States
+1 515 243 1161

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Overall guest ratings

4.7/10 Okay
Based on 279 reviews

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  • 4.8
  • 4.1
  • 3.1

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    Located in central Des Moines, Hotel Fort Des Moines is near the airport and close to Des Moines Public Library, Polk County Convention Complex, and Des Moines Civic Center. Nearby points of interest also include Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Botanical Center. Hotel Fort Des Moines's restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 3-star property has a business center and offers audiovisual equipment. This Des Moines property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Complimentary shuttle services include a roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café, gift shops/newsstands, and express check-out. This is a smoke-free property. Guestrooms. 244 air-conditioned guestrooms at Hotel Fort Des Moines feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms offer phones with voice mail. Cable television is provided. Also included are irons/ironing boards and clock radios. Housekeeping is available daily. Notifications and Fees: The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Self parking fee: USD 10 per day (in/out privileges) The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change. You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

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    Overall Rating

    4.7 Okay
    Based on 279 reviews
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 6.3 "Service is ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.1 "61% said the reception staff was ok."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.8 "52% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.1 "89% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.1 "79% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.2 "Awful rooms."
      0.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 93%."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      1.6 "For 84%, the rooms looked old."
      2.4 "76% complained about the bathroom."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
      1.3 "87% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      0.0 "100% had problems with the shower."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.4 "76% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    4.8 Okay
    Based on 83 reviews
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% found the staff to be friendly enough."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.4 "Not very clean."
    • 2.2 "Awful rooms."
      0.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 95%."
      1.7 "For 83%, the rooms looked old."
    • 1.6 "Quite uncomfortable."
      0.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 95%."

    Overall Rating

    5.3 Okay
    Based on 89 reviews
    • 6.5 "Service is ok."
      7.0 "70% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
    • 2.3 "Awful rooms."
      0.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 94%."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
    • 2.1 "Quite uncomfortable."
      0.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 94%."

    Overall Rating

    4.5 Okay
    Based on 106 reviews
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.5 "55% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.9 "91% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.0 "80% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
    • 2.4 "Awful rooms."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
      4.9 "51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 2.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.2 "78% said the wifi quality was bad."
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