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Accessibility

An All-Accessible Hotel in Downtown Des Moines

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay at Hotel Fort Des Moines. With accessible parking, guestrooms, and restaurants, we strive to offer all our guests the best Iowa vacation experience.
AccessibilityHotel Accessibility

HOTEL ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES

  • 26 out of 290 rooms in the hotel are accessible
  • Fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
  • Accessible doorways for all public spaces
  • Service animals accepted
  • Alternative or Large Lettering on All Signage
  • Fire alarms for the audio & visually impaired
  • Accessible doorways for all public spaces
  • Accessible path to check-in
  • Accessible path to guest rooms
  • Accessible path for all public spaces
  • Accessible elevator
  • Accessible desks in the business center
  • Accessible path to maneuver in the fitness center

DINING ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES

Proudfoot & Bird

  • The entrance path to the restaurant is accessible without stairs
  • The entrance path to the restaurant is firm and slip-resistant
  • The entrance path is free of objects protruding into the space
  • The entrance ramp is non-slip
  • The entrance door is operable with a closed fist
  • The restaurant has aisles of at least 36 inches between fixed seating
  • The restaurant has wheelchair accessible seating distributed throughout the dining area
  • The accessible tables and counters are between 28 inches and 34 inches high
  • The restaurant has accessible public restrooms
  • The restaurant has signage indicating the location of accessible restrooms

Hobnob Coffee and Wine Bar

  • The entrance path to the restaurant is accessible without stairs
  • The entrance path to the restaurant is firm and slip-resistant
  • The entrance path is free of objects protruding into the space
  • The entrance ramp is non-slip
  • The entrance door is operable with a closed fist
  • The restaurant has aisles of at least 36 inches between fixed seating
  • The restaurant has wheelchair accessible seating distributed throughout the dining area
  • The accessible tables and counters are between 28 inches and 34 inches high
  • The restaurant has accessible public restrooms
  • The restaurant has signage indicating the location of accessible restrooms

In Confidence Speakeasy

  • The entrance path to the restaurant is accessible without stairs
  • The entrance path to the restaurant is firm and slip-resistant
  • The entrance path is free of objects protruding into the space
  • The entrance ramp is non-slip
  • The entrance door is operable with a closed fist
  • The restaurant has aisles of at least 36 inches between fixed seating
  • The restaurant has wheelchair accessible seating distributed throughout the dining area
  • The accessible tables and counters are between 28 inches and 34 inches high
  • The restaurant has accessible public restrooms
  • The restaurant has signage indicating the location of accessible restrooms
AccessibilityWebsite Accessibility

Accessibility Statement for Hotel Fort Des Moines

Date: 9/6/2022
This is an accessibility statement from Hotel Fort Des Moines

Measures to support accessibility

Hotel Fort Des Moines takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Hotel Fort Des Moines:
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Hotel Fort Des Moines is fully conformant with WCAG 2.2 Level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Hotel Fort Des Moines. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Hotel Fort Des Moines:
  • Phone: 515-528-7733
  • Business Address: 1000 Walnut Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Hotel Fort Des Moines is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
Hotel Fort Des Moines is not compatible with:
  • Older web browsers: Content may not function correctly on older versions of web browsers that lack support for modern web standards, HTML5 features, or CSS3 properties. Examples: Internet Explorer 6-8, and versions of Firefox, Safari, or Chrome no longer supported by the creators (typically up to two previous versions).
  • Non-standard browser configurations: Uncommon browser configurations, such as highly customized settings, extensions, or experimental features, may conflict with certain web content or accessibility tools.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Hotel Fort Des Moines relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Hotel Fort Des Moines, there may be some limitations based on third party entities that are providing data into the site. Please contact us if you observe an issue.

Assessment approach

This website was assessed for accessibility by the following approaches:
  • Self-evaluation at site launch
  • External evaluation: a recurring automated check via API providing tests for WCAG 2.2 specifications. Ongoing testing was conducted on: 07/01/2024; 06/25/2024; 06/03/2024; 05/21/2024; 05/01/2024; 04/01/2024; 03/04/2024; 02/01/2024; 01/01/2024; 12/05/2023; 11/01/2023; 10/01/2023; 09/01/2023; 08/01/2023; 07/03/2023; 06/01/2023; 05/01/2023; 04/14/2023; 04/03/2023; 03/01/2023; 02/09/2023; 02/04/2023; 01/23/2023; 01/20/2023; 01/02/2023; 12/01/2022; 11/25/2022; 11/04/2022; 10/27/2022; 10/03/2022; 09/06/2022

Date

This statement was created on 9 February 2024 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.