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Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Wells Fargo Arena

Downtown Des Moines stay

A stay at this Downtown Des Moines hotel places you steps from The Temple for Performing Arts and within a 5-minute walk of 801 Grand. Des Moines Public Library and Pappajohn Sculpture Park are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

A restaurant and a gym are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A coffee shop, a library, and express check-out are also on offer.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$150* Per night/room Oct 3 - Oct 4

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Hearing)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Presidential Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Bedroom, Accessible (Mobility & Hearing, Roll-in Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bathtub (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

Everyone (1) Couples (1)
2 out of 5
The property was nice. However, the service in the restaurant was poor and the selection of food, especially breakfast was very limited.

Posted by , from Lebanon on Apr 23, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 6, 2022 by Dillon Douglas, Director of Front Office

James, Thank you for your feedback. We will get this to the attention of the Food and Beverage. We will utilize this to continue to amplify service.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 13, 2022

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About the Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

Location 1000 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/cafe on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. A health club, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Des Moines hotel is smoke free.

  • 234 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • Built in 1919
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access - wireless , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton offers 234 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Proudfoot & Bird - Onsite fine-dining restaurant.

Hobnob - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club.

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and facials.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment will be available to guests. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines CleanStay (Hilton)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 33.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fort Des Moines
  • Fort Hotel
  • Hotel Fort
  • Hotel Fort Des Moines
  • Hotel Fort Des Moines Iowa
  • Hotel Fort Des Moines
  • Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection
  • Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel
  • Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton Des Moines

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.