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Reviewed 2 December 2015

Pleased: The room was clean, and very nice. The Continental Breakfast was good. Not Pleased: I reserved the room by calling an online number. I told the man I talked to that I wanted a pet friendly motel and that I would have my cat to stay in the room. He registered me understanding that. Of course, I paid by...

Thank JeraldFinney
Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

Jerald I thank you so much for telling us about your stay. I do apologize for the misunderstanding of our pet policy. It does state on the website that we are pet friendly, with some restrictions, one of those being dog only. I do aplogize for the misunderstanding and and going to email you a few questions that I have...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Recently stayed on our way to Ohio right away i noticed that there was still a pile of rubble outside of the hotel. upon entering the hotel i was greeted by Corey who was very kind to me and my family we were so exausted from driving he offered to help with our bags. The room was not over the...

Thank Cierra H
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This property is located in Altoona Iowa and is near a lot of shopping and restaurants in the area. If offers a free breakfast. The staff was friendly. That is the extent of the positives I can share. The outside entrance to the property sustained some kind of damage so part of the entrance was held up by a piece...

3Thank lpic1
Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

I thank you for giving us your feedback. I do apologize for the issues that you came across. I want to reassure, as per our conversation, that these issues are and have been addressed. I was to the understanding after our conversation, that you were satisifed with what was discussed. I do apologize that you found that not to be...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I booked this hotel because I am a Choice Hotels member...however, I will never stay here again because of safety and cleanliness issues. Both side and back door locks were broken, which allowed anyone, guest or not, to come in during the night. After my husband and I had stayed the night and were out the next day, we realized...

2Thank Gail S
kristi d, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

Gail S thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our guest feedback is very important to us. I want to assure you that since your stay we have replaced all of our doors and locks. Also I wanted to apologize for the rudeness of the hotel staff. We have since then got new management and added some...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I was in Altoona on Business and the staff was extremely accommodating. They were very friendly and flexible during check in when we had to cancel a room for one night when one of our colleagues flight was cancelled. They also took quick action when we told them the wi fi was down. They called a tech and it was...

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Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

I thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We were so happy to help get your accomodations straightened out, we all know how flights can be. We do hope your presentation went well and it was our pleasure to be able to help get you ready for that presentation. We are very happy that you stayed...

Cross Plains, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We were traveling home and needed a one night stay. They put us in room 125. The room smelled like dog and cat pee so strong it was unbearable. Since it was last minute we had prepaid and they would not refund. The room was by a back door outside that didn't have a lock on it. I complained right...

3Thank Fran2912
Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

Fran2912 i want to thank you for giving us your feedback. I do apologize for your disappointments on your stay. I would like to acknowledge that the pet friendly room that you stayed in, like all pet rooms are totally stripped and deep cleaned after each pet stay. I do apologize if you found that there was an odor to...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I'm a Choice Privileges Diamond Member. I made a reservation on Choice App for the Comfort Inn (IA210) in Altoona, Ia. on 8-9-2015 for 1 night for 1 single queen room. I got to the motel 1/2 hour later around 10:20 pm to check in. I asked if I could get a Upgrade to a King room since that's one...

2Thank Jack H
Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

Jack, I thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your stay. I do apologize for experience with the front desk employee. I will following up with that employee on retraining in areas that need improvement., one of those being, upgrading our loyal guests. We do pride our selves on being able to upgrade our Choice...

Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

10 family members here for a weekend at Adventureland. Our King bed room was a roomy suite, the 2 double queen rooms were a little small. The front desk staff were all very helpful and friendly. The breakfast room is small and not the best selection, but was acceptable. Very handy location for Aventureland Park. Our king bed was comfortable,...

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I called the hotel with a family emergency, I did not know the room number and asked to be transferred. I'm not sure if the front desk person just didn't know what they were doing or what but I've managed more then one choice hotels as a GM and to be told they won't transfer (no information requested) is the...

3Thank K D
Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

I want to start off by apologizing for the experiences you encountered. I am not aware of the situation with the phone call, but I reassure you that I am looking in to that. We do have a policy in place that we can not give out guest information over the phone for privacy for the guest. If you had...

Sumner, Iowa
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Kristi, Greta, and Valerie did an excellent job in meeting the needs of customers during our stay! If you get a chance to go to Adventureland in Altoona, IA, I highly recommend staying at the Comfort Inn.

1Thank Daniel R
Valerie H, General Manager at Comfort Inn Altoona, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us your feedback. We are very happy we were able to make your stay an enjoyable and hope to see you back soon!!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated Hotel. We have 67 non-smoking rooms. Indoor heated pool, free wi-fi. Breakfast which includes scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles, fruit, yogury, toast , bagels, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Comfort Inn Altoona

Address: 2101 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009 (Formerly Altoona Settle Inn)
Region: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: ₹ 6,601 - ₹ 9,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Inn Altoona 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Our Tip for you is to stay across the Street at Adventureland Inn.”
  • Toilet build-up where water enters the toilet bowl at top of bowl. This is long-term buildup
  • Our Room Shower Shelf area. Distressed and in need of better investment and maintenance upkeep.
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“Just call they will accommodate you. Elevator also”
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“Wonderful king size rooms. Beds are great.”
 of 5 bubbles 71jazzys, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Leave and stay somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles lpic1, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you stay here don't stay in the single queen room, it is so small that I had to pick up my suitcase to get between the bed and TV table.”
 of 5 bubbles JackH150, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
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