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Adventureland Inn

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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!
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Hot Tub
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews swim up bar west courtyard amusement park great for kids balcony room separate pool older kids water slides game rooms deeper pool kids pool zero entry pool area is east pool breakfast buffet is bit dated sports bar and grill
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We live in Des Moines and booked a room here just for the east kiddie pool. Arrived to find out that it's closed. We were offered another room or 10 dollars off our room. We could have stayed somewhere a lot quieter and nicer with...More

Thank Matt C
Response from Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland InnResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your experience with us. We apologize for the pool closure and for the lack of communication during booking. We love hearing that you enjoyed the restaurant! We hope that other parts of your stay...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel about 8-10 years ago. I recalled it being a little dark and dingy in the rooms. To my surprise, this weekend was exactly the same. Definitely needs an update and for $235 for a room, I could have driven a...More

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Response from Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland InnResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. It is only due to guests like yourself that help us identify our weaknesses and areas of needed improvement. I apologize for the issues you encountered during your stay. I...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to take the kids to Adventureland before school starts in a few days. Found the Adventureland inn online and decided to grab a room. Then hotel is not a 5 Star by any means but it is a good clean hotel with plenty to...More

Thank Mike N
Response from Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland InnResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We appreciate your comments on the clean room, our Trolley Stop store, check in process, staff, and food in the restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again in the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The quick getaway for the weekend was fun. The people were very friendly. While the place is needing a bit of a facelift, there positives clearly outweigh the negatives. Spectators is a wonderful bar/grill attached to the hotel, and the trolley to the park is...More

Thank Douglas G
Response from Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland InnResponded 9 August 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed Spectators and the trolley to Adventureland Park. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I think Adventureland Inn has seen some better days and for the amount of money you pay, you might think you are getting the shaft BUT the fact that you can ride the trolley for free from the inn to the park for free makes...More

Thank Henrysmom0614
Response from Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland InnResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We love hearing that you enjoyed the pools, trolley stop store, and arcade as well as the trolley to Adventureland Park. We will pass your comments about the room to...More

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21 March 2018|
Response from Jen K |
The west pool is smaller and has the 2 small waterslides. The East pool has the little kids pool (zero depth entry) and the bigger pool that has the swim-up bar (kids can swim here too). The west pool is a little quieter... More
16 February 2018|
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Response from MelissaR895 | Reviewed this property |
The water was much warmer than I was expecting. We only went in the little kids pool so I can only answer for that one.
16 September 2017|
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Response from Brianne F | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a gym on property.
Room Tips
"Would recommend standard room away from pools if you want to get to bed before 10:30."
22 Jul 2018
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"Pool side first floor recommended if you have a birthday party or have kids that plan to swim a lot."
25 Mar 2018
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"First floor pool side rooms were more expensive but more convenient for the kids."
16 Mar 2018
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"Ground floor interior rooms have direct pool access. Outside rooms and 2nd floor are less noisy."
18 Nov 2017
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US$ 108 - US$ 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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