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Adventureland Inn

3200 Adventureland Drive, Hwy 1-80 (Exit 142A), Altoona, IA 50009
Adventureland Inn
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  • 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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Davenport, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great time! The hotel staff was excellent, my kids 3 & 6 really enjoyed the pools! Molly the trolley was perfect in getting us back and forth from the park. Very convenient. The room was clean and very quiet. Was a little nervous after reading the reviews, however, many people only comment when they have a "bad" experience.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible place so over crowded my girls could not have fun in the pools because of too many people. The room is very basic for what we spent on it we could of stayed elsewhere in a better room for the price. We stayed because of the ride to the park but again we waited almost an hour for the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback. It is only due to guests like yourself that we are able to identify our weaknesses and continue to improve. I have forwarded on your experience with the trolley/tram to our transportation department. I will share your comments with the rest of our team and utilize them as evidence... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay here once a year, every year. It seems like for the past 25 years they have always had the same layout and comforters. They need an update. The pool is always clean and the staff ensure all users are safe and following rules. I have never had a negative experience with the pool area. Our rooms are always... 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 apologize for the issues with our housekeeping. We strive to input strategies in our housekeeping department to ensure all guest satisfaction throughout their stay. For the bedding incident, there is no excuse as to why or how our housekeeper missed the stains. We also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 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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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you took to write a review on your stay with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of the resort including the room, food, and amusement park. We look forward to seeing you and your family again. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator More 

Browerville, Minnesota
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

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

Thank you for taking the time to make us aware of the issues you had while staying at our hotel. We apologize for the clogged sink, toilet, and the broken chair. We have located the room you stayed in and will have our maintenance team fix those issues. We do hope that some parts of your stay were enjoyable. Bri... More 

Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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 May 1, 2015 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 April 25, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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