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3.5-star Altoona hotel walkable to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
24-hour business center
24-hour front desk

Location

Situated in Altoona, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Adventureland. Outlets of Des Moines is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a casino and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include 4 bars/lounges, a fitness center, and a coffee shop/café.

Room Amenities

All 168 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests will also find room service, free bottled water, and hair dryers.

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  • English

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Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA 50009

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8.95 and USD 13.95 for adults, USD 4.95 and USD 10.95 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 10.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

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

A credit 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Car required

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

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

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

No gap period between guest stays

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

A car is required for transportation to and from this property.

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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.

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Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from August 01 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool

The following facilities are closed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:

  • Restaurant

Property Features

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 4 bars/lounges. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3.5-star property. Event facilities measuring 34000 square feet (3159 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a casino, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Casino
  • Sportsbook
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Concerts/live shows
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2012
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of slot machines - 1700
  • Number of gaming tables - 21
  • Number of VIP gaming rooms - 1
  • Casino floor size square feet - 85000
  • Casino floor size square meters - 7897
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3159
  • Luggage storage
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 34000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Banquet hall
  • Total number of rooms - 168
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Wedding services
  • Fireplace in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Room Amenities

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel offers 168 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Altoona hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 7 AM and 10:30 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 1 PM.

AJs Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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 path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

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