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Adventureland Inn

3200 Adventureland Drive, Hwy 1-80 (Exit 142A), Altoona, IA 50009
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Altoona
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
lmo67 Ralston, Nebraska
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ralston, Nebraska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a family reunion. It was very convenient for family members going to Adventureland Amusement park. There is a shuttle and it is within walking distance. However the hotel itself was very ho-hum. The decor is dated and tired. Because it is overutilized I'm thinking the staff has a difficult time maintaining the facility. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm here now. Rather dumpy for the price, filthy room. Still paid for parking but that's on me as I'm a disabled vet and needed to get closer to the park. But if you like drunks with/without loud kids around the swim up bar, swimming/playing in the hot tub, and generally splashing you in face as you try to just... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very relaxing day at the pool with grandchildren. It is small enough that you can keep your eyes on the kids, but large enough that they had a great time! Swim up bar opens at 3 pm! We had a two room suite. It was perfect for us. We had three adults and four children. The adults... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights while visiting the Adventureland Amusement park. We chose this hotel because of it's indoor pool facilities, location near the park, and free trolley to and from the park. I'll start with the good. The two separate courtyard pool areas were great! Our 2 year old enjoyed the East courtyard with the frog... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Adventureland Inn Hotel has seen better days. This hotel and what it has to offer is a fun and exciting environment with all the poolside rooms and being so close to the actual amusement park. But trust me - there are way better choices in the Des Moines. The room we stayed in didnt have any windows which seemed... More

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

Thank you for your feed back on your recent stay. We apologize for the problems that you encountered while you were our guest and that our facility overall disappointed you. The hotel was built in 1971 and has gone through many updates over the past 43 years. We will use your comments as evidence of room for improvement and strive... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family (myself, husband, and two kids 8 & 5) recently stayed for two nights at the Adventureland Inn. This place has aged big-time, and is in need of a major facelift before it's too late and needs a tear-down. The location is good, next to Adventureland. We like the free trolley system to get to and from the park,... More

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

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are happy to hear how much you like the trolley and the location to Adventureland Park. We are in the process of looking at updates for the hotel in this upcoming off season. We hope that you and your family had enjoyable moments throughout... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So nice to have a fun hotel right next door to Adventureland so that we can spend the night and be ready for a fun day at the park the next day. Parking is included and they provide a trolley to take you over (although you could easily walk as well). Rooms aren't anything exciting or fancy and could use... 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 that you and your family enjoyed your time here at Adventureland Inn. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you and your family again in the future. Bri Fors More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start....we stayed here before and had a horrible experience. Thought we would give it a 2nd chance. Shame on us. First, the rooms are outdated. We had a patio, but no furniture. When we asked for some, we got one chair and a table. The main reason I stayed here was for the trolley to and from the... More

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

On behalf on our General Manager, Joseph Formaro: I do sincerely apologize for the problems you encountered during your most recent stay with us. We do our best to ensure that everything found is catalogued and able to be sent out. We successfully return hundreds of items to guests each month. Unfortunately our success rate is not 100% and I... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Adventure Land Inn as a cousins weekend. When we got there we thought it was nice. We were pool side and the first night was great and relaxing. That Saturday the whole family went to adventure land and I brought my son back because he was getting tired. The cleaning lady came in to clean. I thought... More

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

On behalf of our General Manager, Joseph Formaro: Thank you for your review and comments in regards to your recent stay with us. First let me again apologize for the unfortunate events that happened during your stay. As mentioned to your brother Michael in our telephone conversation on Wednesday June 25th, we would like to keep you and your family’s... More

Underwood, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love AdventureLand Park and we love to stay here - it completes the day AND the fun! We all greatly enjoy the hotel's pools. The hot tubs and swim-up bar (the smoothies are fantastic) are also a perfect way to relax after a day at the park. We stayed in a family suite this last time and it was... 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 your detailed feedback from the amenities, sleeping rooms, to the food and beverages, and are delighted that your family loves to visit every year. We look forward to seeing you and your family again in the future. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator More

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Address: 3200 Adventureland Drive, Hwy 1-80 (Exit 142A), Altoona, IA 50009
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Also Known As:
Adventureland Des Moines
Adventureland Hotel Altoona
Adventureland Inn Des Moines
Adventure Land Inn
Adventureland Inn Altoona, Iowa

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Adventureland Inn! At Adventureland Inn you will find 185 guest rooms with over 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space! Adventureland Inn is a full service hotel with two restaurants on site, as well as room service. Our indoor pool areas and courtyards are among the finest in the area, with three pools featuring the only swim-up bar in the Midwest! We are located right next to Iowa's largest attraction, Adventureland and also next to Iowa’s largest casino, Prairie Meadows! ... more   less 
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