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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines

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Lewiston, Michigan
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stopped here for one night (Sunday 9/25/16) two seniors. We were charged 250$ for a two queen beds. It was late, I did not question the rate...Today 9/28/16, I decided to check on-line to see what the going rate is at this facility. Turns out it is listed at 125$ a night for two queen beds...... More 

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Thank caroljheine
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101 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed a short time so we could go to Adventureland the next day. We are rewards members, but they couldn't find us in the system. The breakfast here is pretty good, rooms are clean, and bathrooms spacious. Only complaint was the tiny pool, and it had some disgusting stuff floating in it which the kids kept pointing out.... More 

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Thank Ryan Becky J
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Altoona. We hope you had a great time at Adventureland! Please accept my apologies for whatever was floating in the pool and not being able to find your membership. If you want to contact me maybe I can help with that. We hope to see you the next time... More 

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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed the night before going to Adventureland Park and it was very close. Our family our three was in a suite (2 queen beds and a sleeper sofa). It was a great room that included a mini fridge and microwave in a "bar" area that also had a sink. Some rooms do face the interstate, which I imagine could... More 

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Thank KKM2000
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello! We hope you had a Great time at Adventureland! We do appreciate you staying with us and giving us the great feedback. I do apologize for the pancake machine not working for breakfast. We hope to see you the next time you are in town! More 

Grand Island, Nebraska
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Pool was very congested.... Low ceilings, chlorine smell made eyes burn even if you weren't swimming! Other than that, great service, clean and comfortable! Very close to casino and Adventureland. Easily accessible..... Right off the interstate.

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Thank Sara P
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for letting us know about your stay! Please accept my apologies for the issues in the pool area. We are very happy to hear of the great service that we provided as well. We hope to see you next year for the tournament! More 

Iowa
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27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was just fine for the night. Rooms were clean though a bit small and no fridge or microwave (we didn't need it anyway) The White Citrus toiletries were nice. The light shining in our window all night was very annoying. Even the curtains didnt block it out. The breakfast was great! Lots to choose from! The pool was... More 

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Thank MayBerrie
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the issues with your stay. Please let me know if there is anything that I may do for you! More 

Clear Lake, Iowa
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Although motel is 8 years old it was a great place to stay,check in smooth, room clean pillows were 2 different choices quiet and great cinamon rolls in morning close to casino and restaurants a good value

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Thank jojools2
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello! We are pleased you had a great stay with us! We hope to see you again! More 

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64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here July 5 - 8. Check in was easy. The desk clerk was very helpful and was able to extend my stay without any issues. The room and bath were very clean. The free breakfast entree changed a little every day - which was nice. The dining area was spacious. This hotel is fairly new so it has... More 

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Thank Fred B
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the great compliments on our hotel and staff! We do take pride in our hotel and want every guest's stay to be great! We hope to see you again. More 

Algoma, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stayed at this hotel 2 nights lastweek. Very convenient. Nice rooms. The pool area was clean. The breakfast was great. The beds were very comfortable. The location was good. It is right down the road from Adventureland. I would recommend to stay here.

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Thank Jane W
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great compliments! We do appreciate hearing from our valued guests! More 

Ohio
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64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We stayed at this hotel with a group. The rooms were nice, the beds comfortable. The staff we encountered was friendly. The teens in our group appreciated the indoor pool area. The location was good -- lots of good restaurant options within a few miles. The free breakfast offered a lot of options and was good. The suite rooms include... More 

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Thank BCDOhio
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us! We do appreciate hearing from our guests. More 

Kansas City
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This Holiday Inn Express was very clean and friendly. The breakfast was good and it was a great location. Lots of places to eat and activities within a short drive. Rooms and workout facility were clean.

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Thank ShannonandRuss
LoriWeatherman, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay! We do appreciate hearing from our valued guests. We are happy to hear of your great experience with your stay. Thank you! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Find a Home Away From Home at Our Hotel in Altoona, Iowa If you are visiting Iowa's capital city metro area, consider staying at our Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines. With comfortable lodging at a reasonable price, you can rest easy in our Des Moines area hotel without any stress on your budget. Business and leisure travelers alike will enjoy the ease of visiting our suburban hotel, which is located less than 15 miles from both the Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and the Ankeny Airport (IKV).Several businesses are in close proximity to our Des Moines hotel, such as Tone's Spices, Barilla Pasta and the Pella Corporation. Our Des Moines accommodations are also surrounded by several convention centers and meeting facilities, including Wells Fargo Arena Iowa Events Center and the Iowa State Fair Grounds. If you are in Des Moines for a leisurely stay, our hotel is conveniently located near many Des Moines attractions, such as the Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Newton Speedway and Adventureland Amusement Park. Just a 10 minute drive from the hotel is downtown Des Moines, the perfect place to go for a night out on the town. With an on-site fitness center and an indoor pool, our hotel in Altoona is the perfect place to stay during your trip to Iowa's capital city. Start planning your next trip today and be sure to check out our excellent Altoona hotel deals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines

Address: 165 Adventureland Dr NW, Altoona, IA 50009-4229
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: $134 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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