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Prairie Meadows Hotel

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1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
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Prairie Meadows Hotel
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Altoona
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms here are spotless. They're very big, and the beds are wonderful. The staff here are so very helpful and nice. Steve at the front desk now knows us by name! They are more than willing to accommodate your request if it is at all possible. The other positive - it is attached to the racetrack/casino!

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a gorgeous and clean hotel - could not have been happier with our stay! We had a King standard room and thought it was a great size! The staff from the front desk to the casino staff would all friendly and knowledgable! Horse racing was a lot of fun and the casino was fun with a lot of options.... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Live horseracing and slots pay out well. Food is good too. Fun time for everyone, Pool is nice and fitness center well equiped. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are clean and nice. We always have a good time.

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Ottumwa, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in a junior king suite. The location of this hotel is great for visiting Adventureland. The casino is nice. We have stayed here many times. The motel is always clean, and the staff members are great. The food at the restaurants located on the premises is outstanding.

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We went to Adventureland for two days and had made reservations at a different hotel in Des Moines. I checked a last minute app on my phone and found a good deal at this hotel. Our friends have four children and we were unsure if they could all fit in one room (some hotels will only allow five in a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I had been to the hotel before for an event only, and the ballrooms are beautiful, but not explored the hotel beyond that. As a local, I'd been to the Casino a few times in the past and wasn't sure how "nice" the hotel would actually be. I was pleasantly surprised! The lobby is beautiful, the entire hotel is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I arrive around 10:30pm to what appeared to be a typical hotel attached to a casino. I was pleasantly surprised at the clean, modern look of the lobby. The check-in process was prompt and I quickly made it to my room on the second floor. The room was a spacious suite, very modern and clean. A small sitting area, kitchenette... More 

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Westmoreland, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

First time at the hotel. Great room large and clean. Next time I am going to get a room so we can see the race track. Races were very fun and the track handicapper was right on. We are not big spenders but we didn't lose to much. Buffet at the track was great and so was the service.

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Marion, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

In town for a visitation and need a place to meet with friends. The Prairie Meadows Hotel was perfect. Convenient and clean, everything was top rate. Though the casino seemed full of smoke, our rooms for smoke free with lots of accommodations.

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Richardson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I'll be right up front. I hate casinos and hotels connected to them. However, we were speaking at a conference at this property, so we were stuck. Imagine our surprise to find the bright, quiet --not garish! -- lobby and lack of the smell of smoke throughout the hotel and the conference center portion. Both of the restaurants we tried... More 

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