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    Prairie Meadows Hotel

    1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2100
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    SAVE US$ 38
    US$ 256
    US$ 218
    US$ 256
    US$ 218
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    Overview

    • Excellent59%
    • Very good32%
    • Average3%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great facility for a conference. Comfortable rooms. Excellent bedding, very soft!! TIP: go to the concession stand on the 2nd floor of the casino for lunch. It's less busy than the buffet and VERY good.

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    Response from Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at Prairie Meadows Hotel

    Thank you for staying with us. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the room and Paddock Grill & Deli! We hope you visit us again soon.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Prairie Meadows Casino Hotel while in Iowa. We play with our players cards and were comped a suite. Nice two room suite with a large bath. Very nice room and we enjoyed our stay. Casino and racetrack, although the poneys weren't...More

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    Response from Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at Prairie Meadows Hotel

    Thank you for staying with us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the accommodations and took advantage of our Prairie Gold Rewards program. Live racing kicks off on April 27 - we hope to see you then!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great facilities for banquet/conference. Friendly and helpful staff throughout the Hotel and Casino. Guest rooms and services were excellent. Pool and fitness room a little small but definitely adequate. Fun place to stay!

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    Response from Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at Prairie Meadows Hotel

    Thank you for staying with us! We are so happy to hear you had fun and our staff provided you with excellent guest service. Come back and visit us again soon!

    Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

    I want to let people know who receive coupons from Prairie Meadows that they do not always honor them. We had rcvd a coupon for $99 Fri or Sat night for the month in Feb and when we called to reserve we were told they...More

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    Response from Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at Prairie Meadows Hotel

    Greetings, We are sorry we were unable to accommodate your coupon offer, and we completely understand your frustration. We would like to follow up with you regarding your experience. If you would like, please contact Amber, our Casino Marketing Manager, at 515-967-1240 or amber.saunders@prairiemeadows.com. Thank...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

    I have had a few meetings at Prairie Meadows through the years. I have always enjoyed the facility. Nice location outside DesMoines. Near restaurants, Bass Pro And casino on location. Can't go wrong. Ample free parking for cars or longer vehicles. Trucks with trailers will...More

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    We are happy to hear your enjoyed your stay! You are correct about the location of our hotel. It does provide many convenient entertainment and dining options, both on and off property, and our guests appreciate that. We hope you stay with us again soon!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 188 - US$ 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
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    Traveller (74)
    Room & Suite (41)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (1)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    loimln
    Is the hotel pet friendly?
    2 July 2016|
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    Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure, I have never seen any pets in the hotel.
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    trishapeel
    Do you have wheelchairs that guest can use?
    21 March 2016|
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    Roberta4712
    I would like to book a suite with 2 bathrooms. Do you have rooms with 2 baths?
    2 January 2015|
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    Response from Mary E | Property representative |
    Yes, We have a King Suite that has a bath and 1/2.
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    Room Tips
    "2d floor walks straight into the casino - very secure access"
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    "The Junior suite is nice to have separate areas for sleeping and lounging with wet bar area too."
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    "If you want peace and to sleep DONT STAY HERE"
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    "Top floor was very quiet."
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