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Hotel Fort Des Moines

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Pangani Street | Box No. 7321, Arusha, Tanzania
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Ranked #28 of 35 Hotels in Arusha
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Moose Jaw, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

Slept well and the price was very reasonable ($15 US a night). A decent breakfast was included in the room cost also. Tough carrying heavy luggage up the stairs, but all in all, no serious complaints

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Asheville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2009

This historic hotel is set to close down from restorations in March of 2010. The hotel was purchased by Hilton. This hotel is not the same old cookie cutter hotel chain, but rather offers a nice option for those looking to stay in a historic setting. The hotel is connected to all of downtown Des Moines by the Skyway, so... More 

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Califormia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2008

We were sent here by my relatives for a 5 night stay for a wedding. Late arrival into a hotel of hell. The doors were not automatic as I carried 4 pieces of luggage and propped the doors with my legs so my kids could roll their tired selves with their luggage inside. We checked into room 503 (suite) and... More 

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Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

Traveled for business and employer booked this hotel. The shuttle to the hotel from the airport was fine and on time picking us up. Got to the hotel and the staff at the front desk was quick to get us all checked int. However, got into the room and it was freezing. I had to grab an extra blanket out... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2007

This hotel is ok but BEWARE! Don't stay in Room 403 or 303 or any near them. These rooms are directly below the roof which contains a generator. This generator kept me awake all night the second night. The whole room vibrated. When we complained, we were told it would be turned off in 1 or 2 hours. It was... More 

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Address: Pangani Street | Box No. 7321, Arusha, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
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Ranked #28 of 35 Hotels in Arusha
Number of rooms: 23

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