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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 3 days ago
hawkeyes88 Ankeny, Iowa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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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 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago

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
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Ames, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The décor is trendy retro. Nice, big rooms. Good décor and very clean. Which is expected for $160 a night in Iowa. It's a good location. Short distance in an enclosed walk to the casino. We like the Casino, too.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Have stayed here twice to go to the horses. this hotel exceeds our expectations. Very modern, clean, chic hotel. Only downside is the size of the hotel it is quite far from the casino/track. Loved the fact only hotel guests with keys can obtain access to guest floors from the elevator. Got a look at the banquet area setting up... More

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Sioux City, Iowa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The hotel is lovely - though the bathrooms are small for such nice large rooms for some odd reason. The rooms are comfortable. While it does not affect us, the elevator is at the ends of the hall and we heard some guests complain about the long walk from room to elevator. We did not eat at the property on... More

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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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