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Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

1000 Walnut Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309, USA TEL: +1-515-528-7733 FAX: +1-515-528-7734 We're accepting reservations for August 15, 2020 and beyond.

Hotel Information

3:00 pm
12:00 pm
A fee of up to 250 USD will be assessed for smoking in a non-smoking room. Please ask the Front Desk for locations of designated outdoor smoking areas.
Self parking: Not Available
Valet: $26.00 (Valet parking only)
Service animals allowed: Yes
Pets allowed: No
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At a Glance

Stay where the presidents stayed at the historic Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton, and experience contemporary sophistication that rings with charm from its storied past. Opened first in 1919 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our newly renovated boutique hotel evokes nostalgia from the moment you step into the grand two-story lobby and resonates all the way to our beautifully restored grand ballroom.

Boasting a prime location in the heart of downtown Des Moines, staying with us means you’re near all that the city has to offer. This classic, brick-style hotel is an eight-minute walk from Western Gateway Park and less than two miles from the Iowa State Capitol.

Revel in fantastic downtown views from our modern guest rooms and sink into plush bedding while taking comfort with amenities like complimentary WiFi, refrigerators, smart HDTVs, and coffeemakers. Opt for a suite and sprawl in spacious living areas or spoil yourself in our sumptuous Presidential Suite.

With 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, the Hotel Fort Des Moines is the perfect place to host corporate trainings, team building events, seminars, and much more. A full banquet team can meet the needs for hosted dinners, work lunches, or quick coffee breaks.

  • 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space
  • Restored historic 100-year-old building in downtown
  • Excellent location in downtown Des Moines and near Capitol building
  • Minutes from several convention centers
  • Restored grand ballroom and two-story grand lobby

What To Do Around Here

The golden dome that shines in the Des Moines skyline is the Iowa State Capitol and is two miles from our hotel. The Wells Fargo Arena, the Des Moines Civic Center and the Hy-vee Hall at the Iowa Events Center are less than two miles away. The Iowa State Fair is a Des Moines cultural attraction that takes place every summer. However, the grounds’ buzzing with activity throughout the year with livestock exhibitions, antique shows, concerts and more. For a completely different vibe to Des Moines, check out the Historic East Village, renowned for being the city’s most distinct district and home to fine dining establishments and a vibrant nightlife.

Local Attractions

  • Wells Fargo Arena
  • Iowa State Capitol
  • Hy-vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
  • Historic East Village
  • Des Moines Art Center
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds