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Adventureland Inn

3200 Adventureland Drive, Hwy 1-80 (Exit 142A), Altoona, IA 50009
Adventureland Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting this hotel this weekend (memorial weekend) and they were amazing! It appeared they were doing some upgrades to the lobby, but that didn't slow them down one bit. The staff was amazing and the room was perfect! The convenience of the shuttle is great too, saves on parking fees to the park. My two... More 

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Browerville, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sink was clogged, you needed to lift weights to flush the toilet, and my youngest pinched his finger moving a chair that was broken. The pool was average but not good enough for the price. Over priced for condition of the room.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday night on the first weekend that Adventureland Park opened for the season. On Thursday this place was dead and my 8 year old daughter didn't have a great time being the only kid in the pool. By Saturday, it was packed, which also wasn't great. In one courtyard they have a regular... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay here at the hotel. We appreciate the comments you wrote on our pools and their amenities as well as the pictures you posted. We hope parts of the weekend were enjoyable and that your daughter made some memories to take home with her. If you would ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the Bulls are awesome the restaurant is a little slow and overpriced but the food is amazing in all of the staff is extremely friendly and nice throughout the entire place the pools are an absolute godsend overall I love this place to best place on earth I come back for years and years to come I'll never stop coming... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. We appreciate the comments you have and are thrilled you enjoyed our resort. We look forward to you and your family returning in the future. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is in Serious need of an update. They make a big deal out of wristbands for the "Waterpark". Don't get to excited. It's pool with a bar. Room was clean, but nothing fancy, and kids are running up and down the halls all night. It appears they are updating the front desk. You have to start somewhere. Staff is... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are currently renovating our lobby area in hopes to update and enhance our guest satisfaction while staying with us. Our clerks are trained to stay away from using the word waterpark as our indoor courtyards are pools with water amenities, but I will pass... More 

Creston, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Hotel is nothing fancy, but it was clean and reasonably priced. Also, only a short distance from the State Fair Grounds. Kids enjoyed the pools and the lifeguards were nice. I would use the term waterpark loosely, but pools are much bigger than average hotel pools and had small slides. There are two different pool areas, one for young kids... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Rachael, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are happy to hear you and your family had fun while enjoying our courtyard areas. We appreciate the tips you left for future guests. We do offer standard rooms which are not poolside and tend to be quieter rooms for anyone needing a... More 

Clinton, Iowa, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Seriously disappointing . . . I was willing to pay more than we typically would since they have an indoor "Waterpark" (i use that term loosely). My 5, 7, and 9 year olds had a good time but you could go to Wasserban for less and have more of a waterpark experience. The room was ok but nothing spectacular -... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. Reviews only enhance our ability to focus on the parts of the hotel that need more training and your review will do just that. We apologize that your experience was less than exceptional and will only improve from here. We will pass this information along... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Adventureland Inn has been a great place for our extended family to get together the past two years for our Christmas. It's always been clean and has friendly helpful staff. Water park is spacious and it's really nice to have multiple swimming areas. Kids in our group range in ages from 3 to 16. They all have a fun time.... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are delighted to hear how much you and your family enjoyed our hotel to celebrate your Christmas. We look forward to seeing you and your family in the future. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator More 

Boone, Iowa
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Go somewhere else. We went for lunch on a Saturday, while attending a craft fair (which I might add we had to ask the receptionist at the desk as there were NO signs showing where it was). Meanwhile in the restaurant, after waiting for a hostess for 10 minutes we seated ourselves. The only person working was one very over... More 

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your experience eating in our restaurant. We apologize that your experience was unpleasant. We will take your feedback and strive to improve our operation as well as staffing. We hoped you enjoyed the craft fair. Thank you for your business. Bri Fors More 

Tama, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a great stay at Adventureland Inn. The staff was great to work with and everyone that we met was very friendly. Our room was clean and well kept during our entire stay. We order take-out from their onsite restaurant to take to our rooms. Food and service were both good. We will definitely stay at this location again.

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback on your stay with us. We are happy to hear that our staff was great to work with and friendly. We appreciate you pointing out details from your room as well as the service and food from our restaurant. We look forward to having you and your family stay with... More 

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