Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

300 34th Ave. Nw, Altoona, IA 50009 United States (USA) near Exit 142b a on I-80 (~0.8mi)
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2.5 Star Property
41.653090-93.503110
+1-800-219-2797
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3.0/5

Based on 300 guest reviews

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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 4.7%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 85 rooms in hotel
  • Check-out time: 11:00am
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed Full Breakfast Free WiFi, Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Larger Room Sofa Bed Work Desk Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Lrgrm Sofa Bed Work Microfridge WiFi Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Sofa Bed Microfridge Work Whrpl Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator Work Desk Whirlpool Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Work Desk Sofa Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Full Breakfast Accessible Standard
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Mobility Accessible Bathtub Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Full Breakfast Accessible Standard
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Full Breakfast Free WiFi Larger Room Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Larger Room Sofa Bed Work Desk Microwave and Refrigerator WiFi Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Mobility Accessible Bathtub Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Work Desk Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Work Microfridge Full Breakfast Standard
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Nxt to Adventureland, Prairie Meadows Casino, Outlets of Des Moines, State Fairgrounds, and 10 minutes from Downtown Des Moines.

Verified Reviews of Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Nice room, excellent breakfast."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We found a remodeled room that was very nice and a big breakfast that was very good along with a friendly staff. We both slept very well.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-May-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Sun May 05 to Mon May 06 2024 at a $91.99 average nightly rate.
"Clean hotel & good breakfast."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Hotel room was newly decorated and very clean. Breakfast was hot and good.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Feb-2024 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Feb 17 to Sun Feb 18 2024 at a $159.00 average nightly rate.
"Newly Remodeled Hotel with Excellent Service"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Newly remodeled hotel. Very friendly check-in staff! Beds were very comfortable and breakfast was good. Check out was also very easy and friendly. Would definitely stay again!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Dec-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 30 to Fri Dec 01 2023 at a $83.99 average nightly rate.
"Overall our stay was satisfactory!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Overall our stay was satisfactory!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Oct-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Oct 13 to Sat Oct 14 2023 at a $123.99 average nightly rate.
"Very Good Hotel & Breakfast"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
We had a suite which was very nice. Their price was very reasonable. The complimentary breakfast was also very good.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Oct-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Oct 10 to Wed Oct 11 2023 at a $109.00 average nightly rate.
"Very clean and excellent condition."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This hotel was good. The rooms were clean. The staff was friendly and helpful.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Aug-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 11 to Sun Aug 13 2023 at a $209.99 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 300 guest reviews

Property Description

Breathe easy in the smoke-free environment of the Best Western PLUS Altoona Inn. Located south of I80 & Hwy 65 Exit 141. This property is within walking distance to Adventureland and near Prairie Meadows Casino. It is easily accessible to Iowa State Fair Grounds, Iowa Speedway in Newton, a variety of resturaunts and minutes from downtown Des Moines. Enjoy free evening snacks ( cookies and popcorn), a full hot breakfast with items such as biscuits and gravy scrambled eggs and sausage links. The Best Western PLUS Altoona Inn offers excellent customer service. Whether your here for business or leisure, Our staff is committed to giving you an unforgettable stay.Our valued guests will enjoy modern and spaciously designed rooms with satellite television, free high speed internet access, microwaves and refrigerator. This 100% smoke free hotel in Altoona also offers an indoor heated pool, fitness center and guest laundry. For a trip that is sure to offer something for everyone at an affordable price, make a reservation today at the Best Western PLUS Altoona Inn!!

Green Sustainability

Yes on TripAdvisor

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2010
Floors: 3
Rooms: 85
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 85
Handicap Rooms: 2
Rooms with 1 Bed: 16
Rooms with 2 Beds: 55
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Pool Info:
7am-10pmIndoor Heated Pool
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 Hour Cancellation Policy
Nightly Parking: FREE
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International Airport 16 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free Full Hot BreakfastSausage, Eggs, Pancakes, Biscuits and Gravy. Danishes, Bagels, Yogurt, Cereal

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Free Parking

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi Fi

About Best Western Plus

  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk
  • Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available
  • FREE high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Breakfast is available
  • For the upper mid-scale market, including upgraded amenities and enhanced style and comfort.

The Best Western Plus highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: PerKup Cafe - Start your day with a tasty breakfast at this cozy cafe located 1 mile from the hotel.
  • Lunch: The Big Steer - Indulge in mouthwatering steaks and burgers at this local favorite, just 3 miles away from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Jethro's BBQ n' Pork Chop Grill - Enjoy delicious BBQ and pork chop dishes at this popular restaurant located 2.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Adventureland Park - Have a thrilling day at this amusement park located right next to the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Waveland Cafe - Enjoy a hearty breakfast at this classic diner located 4 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Fong's Pizza - Try unique and delicious pizza creations at this popular pizzeria, just 3.5 miles away from the hotel.
  • Dinner: El Patron Mexican Restaurant - Savor authentic Mexican cuisine at this vibrant restaurant situated 1.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Prairie Meadows Casino - Test your luck and enjoy live entertainment at this nearby casino, located 2 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Village Inn - Enjoy a traditional breakfast at this family-friendly restaurant situated 2.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Hickory Park Restaurant Co. - Indulge in BBQ and comfort food at this iconic restaurant, just 4 miles away from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano - Delight in Italian cuisine and fine wines at this elegant restaurant located 3 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Adventure Bay Water Park - Cool off and have fun at this indoor water park located right next to the hotel.

Previously known as:
Heartland Inn Altoona

Hotel Rate Trends at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

The graph above is averages of room rates for both group/meeting prices and the lowest online individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The most competitive group/meeting discount shown is 18.1% in May 2024 and the highest average individual rate is $130 in the month of July 2023. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn in a month when rates are lower.

FAQs about Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Plus Altoona Inn have?

There are 85 rooms in the property.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Free Full Hot BreakfastSausage, Eggs, Pancakes, Biscuits and Gravy. Danishes, Bagels, Yogurt, Cereal

What parking is available at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Free Parking

How much does internet cost?

Free Wi Fi

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate 1 King Bed Full Breakfast Free WiFi, Microwave, Refrigerator

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 1 King Bed Full Breakfast Free WiFi, Microwave, Refrigera

Is there a gym at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 7am-10pmIndoor Heated Pool.

Can I get a group rate at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 4.7%.

Testimonials:

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"It was great. I ended up booking my meeting with the best bid, that I wouldn't have received if it wasn't for you." C.C. - New York City, NY

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