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Prairie Meadows Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Altoona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
KatB60 Stilwell, Kansas
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Stilwell, Kansas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was super nice! Everything was well done and looked brand new! I would definitely stay here again if I come back to Des Moines. I don't think you could find a nicer place to stay anywhere in town.

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Glidden, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the second time at Prairie Meadows and this was for the third of July. The room was great and floor was quiet. Bed very comfortable. Went to the horseraces and stayed for the spectacular fireworks. Wow best I've seen. Ate at the buffett and very pleased. Overall a fantastic experience.

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Peoria, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time staying at Prairie Meadows, and we really enjoyed it. We could not get a room for July 3rd, which is there big fireworks night, but stayed right next door at Adventureland Inn, the next day on the 4th, we were kinda between hotel check-ins and Prairie Meadows was able to check us in at noon... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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106 reviews 106 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Received a free night in a king suite because our wedding was held over in one of the ballrooms. Even though I'm local and there isn't much need for me to come back and stay in the future.. if there are events or maybe even a night they are running specials I wouldnt think twice but coming back and staying... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service, decor, cleanliness are all top notch, it's a beautiful place. The drawback for us was our teens were not allowed to be in the hallways without someone over 21. They couldn't go to the pool or get a forgotten item from the car without me. That was never mentioned in the reviews or website. There were several security guards... More

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Belle Plaine, IA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay AGAIN. The rooms are very comfortable and quiet. We were by the elevator and ice machine but that wasn't a problem at all.....never heard anything during the night. The horse races are always ALOT of fun to watch. Just a really good relaxing time. Great location and easy to get on the interstate to all... More

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Meadows was a Great find... The Hotel room was awesome!! couldn't complain about the room at all, CLEAN was the word for it, loved the walk in shower and the Jr. King suite was awesome. And the Horses were nice, never been to a horse track before. The Casino is what it is, for the Wife she liked the... More

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was so nice and clean. The rooms were a good size. The walk in shower was great. the beds were so soft got a good night sleep.When we got into are room the front desk called to make sure everything was ok and if we needed anything wow that was a first. the staff was very friendly.we stayed... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This hotel was clean and up to date, very nice, comfortable beds. We stayed on the 2nd floor, the same floor as the casino, so there was a short walk to get there. We also attended the horse races and had the buffet while we were there. All the employees we encountered were very friendly and helpful. We will stay... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The hotel was nice and clean, beautiful hotel, nice pool/hot tub. Very nice soft beds. The room was lacking a tub if you have a small child, but the rooms did have a fridge which was awesome and a Keurig.

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Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prairie Meadows Hotel 3.5*
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