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Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel places you 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Adventureland. This 3.5-star hotel has 168 guestrooms and offers a casino, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Iowa State Fairgrounds and Des Moines Botanical Center are also within a 20-minute drive of this Altoona hotel.

Dining

Relish the American cuisine at AJs Steakhouse, one of 4 onsite restaurants. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

All of Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel's 168 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Other amenities include hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Guests of Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel enjoy a casino, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the free airport shuttle during limited hours. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 12 meeting rooms, and a conference center.

Highlights

  • Close to Adventureland
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Room Amenities

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel offers 168 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Hotel Amenities

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 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 hotel's 4 bars/lounges. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 34000 square feet (3159 square meters) include a conference center. This Altoona hotel also offers a casino, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. A roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours and a theme park shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

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

  • Total number of rooms - 168 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 34000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Casino 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3159 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Where to Eat

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

Triple Crown Buffet - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Champions Restaurant - This buffet restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

Cafe at the Meadows - This cafe specializes in American cuisine. Open daily.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

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

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

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.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 10.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

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.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed


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