Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA, 50009, United States of America
4.6 out of 5 rating 626 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel in Altoona, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Adventureland and Iowa State Fairgrounds. This casino hotel is 11 mi (17.7 km) from Iowa State Capitol Building and 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from Wells Fargo Arena.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 168 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities

Try your luck at the casino and enjoy other recreational amenities including an indoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Dining

Enjoy American cuisine at AJs Steakhouse, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 4 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 1 PM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Planning an event in Altoona? This hotel has facilities measuring 34000 square feet (3159 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Adventureland - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Outlets of Des Moines - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Copper Creek Golf Course - 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
Grand View Golf Course - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park - 10.3 km / 6.4 mi
Iowa State Fairgrounds - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Sky Glider East - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Toad Valley Golf Course - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Woodland Hills Golf Course - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
Des Moines Area Community College - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Iowa State Capitol Building - 17.7 km / 11 mi
State Historical Society of Iowa Museum - 18.3 km / 11.4 mi
Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
Wells Fargo Arena - 18.8 km / 11.7 mi
Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater - 18.9 km / 11.7 mi

The preferred airport for Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 32.2 km / 20 mi

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.


Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7 AM to 11 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • 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.

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.


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 6.95 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.

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference center
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Free theme park shuttle
  • -Number of restaurants - 3
  • -Casino
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 4
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 34000
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 3159
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Braille or raised signage
  • -Assistive listening devices available