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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2006
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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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cherokee, Iowa
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Nebraska
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2006

Staying at this hotel is like being on the worst roller coaster ride and you can't get off... 1) I was given one price over the phone during my reservation only to be charged more. 2) The breakfast was awful. I felt like I rode the Silly Silo without stopping after eating in the restaurant. 3) Management was incompetent...totally arrogant... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2006

If you work for your money, please do not WASTE it here. If you were born rich and can afford to throw money away for a problem-filled weekend, then this is your place. The pool was over-chlorinated for starters. I realize there are several kid's that play in the pool, but I now have read about people's chemical burn complaints.... More

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Southwest Iowa
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2006

We stayed at the hotel for two nights. There were 3 families all together. Our rooms were poolside rooms, I would recommend. The extra money for that room is worth it. The only concern we had were the kids started to have redness on legs and arms and faces after spending a lot of time in the pool. My little... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2006

We stayed here on a Saturday night over spring break being local residents to just get away. Had a pool side suite, room 184 and would highly recommend it; right in front of childrens pool gate leading to spa and swim up bar. Our 6 yr old had a blast, the 12 yr old liked the other pool section better... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2006

My wife made plans to meet some friends out at the Adventureland Inn for a weekend. Not knowing anything about the place, I checked this site. I have to say that after reading some of the reviews I half expected my arms to fall off due to the chemicals, my wife may come down with dysentery because of the dirtiness,... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 185
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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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