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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 January 3, 2007
StayingSal Boone, Iowa
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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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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2007

First- Making the reservation was easy, person taking the reservation was courteous(but we reserved two nights and she only recorded one) so of course they were booked for night two due to a convention...... Arrived and staff at front desk were fine, hotel is a little outdated. Our room was dark and dirty, there was no window in our room,... More

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Boone, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2007

I was real nervous to stay here after reading most of the comments. This is a family hotel...with a very active pool area. That is the main feature of the hotel. Yes, the rooms are out dated, but keep in mind, per above this is a active hotel with kids running around pretty much every day of the year. Its... More

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Urbandale, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2006

I stayed in the hotel on 12/27/2006 and none of our party of 10 experienced any problems with the chlorine level at the pool mentioned in other reviews. My kids had an absolute blast in the pool. My chief complaint was with the quality of the mattresses in my room. I've slept on some sub par beds before but this... More

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Omaha, NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2006

I took my familiy to the hotel last weekend and also went to Adventureland. It was the last weekend Adventureland was open for this year and even though the weather was kind of cool and cloudy, the hotel was packed and so was the amusement park. I think the summer rates are probably higher than what we paid because I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2006

This was the greatest hotel I have stayed at in a very long time, and I travel the world and have been to A LOT of hotels. First off, all of the workers were very friendly and helpful. The food was absolutely incredible, and not too expensive either. We had a pool side view wich was a very beautfiul site.... More

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Cherokee, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2006

I thought our stay was excellent. We had a family suite right off of the double pool area and this was the best. Our kids could swim and we could be in our room if we wanted. I thought there was something for every age to do, from the zero depth pool for the little ones through the waterslides for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2006

We just got back yesterday from the Adventureland Inn and had a very good stay. As others have said I was a little concerned as I had booked 6 rooms because we were traveling for a soccer tournament with others. In my opinion there are mixed reviews as some are looking at this hotel as a vacation destination and others... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2006

Our family just stayed here this last week and I will honestly never go back. We go on vacations a lot, usually without our kids and we wanted to treat them to something they would like. I will say my kids had fun and that's really all that matters. First of all, I made a reservation for this hotel on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2006

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Adventureland Hotel. We were a little hesitant because of some of the reviews we had read. We are pretty well-traveled and had taken our children and grandchildren to Disneyworld and on a Disney Cruise this past April. Our daughter suggested we do another closer trip this summer for the family. We decided to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2006

We just returned from a stay at the Adventureland Inn and had a reasonably good experience. I was a bit worried after reading some of the reviews, but the convenience and some good experiences related by friends encouraged us to try it. The hotel itself is nice enough, reasonably clean with the exception of a few malted milk balls on... 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
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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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