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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.
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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

Hotel Fort Des Moines


Date: 9/6/2022
At Hotel Fort Des Moines we are committed to providing an excellent online experience for all our guests - including those with hearing, vision, and other disabilities.
To ensure this, Hotel Fort Des Moines strives to substantially conform with Level AA success criteria of the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 . Our website is designed, developed, and maintained in accordance with these guidelines, including regular testing.
If you have any difficulty, questions, or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility of our website, please contact us at [email protected] or 515-528-7733.
Subsequent reports were run on: 11/25/2022; 11/04/2022; 10/27/2022; 10/03/2022; 09/06/2022

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Website Accessibility Features

This website is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

Navigation Shortcuts

Our website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.

Structured, Semantic Markup

HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group. Please see our Site Map for easy navigation at: https://www.hotelfortdesmoines.com/site-map

Images Visibility

All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Standards Compliance

The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.

Accessibility References

Accessibility Software and Services

The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:
  • Click Here for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.