1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.5 Star Suburban Casino in Polk County
41.65441 -93.49327
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Very Good

Based on 267 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 12.9%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 168 rooms
  • Check out time: 11:00
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.7/10

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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 RatesExecutive King Suite Contemporary Stylings Double Vanity Walk in Shower Dining Room with Leisure Rat
Check RatesJunior King Suite Complete with Twin Pull Out Contemporary Stylings and The Latest Technology Leisur
Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed
Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed 1 King and 1 Sofa Bed
Check RatesKing Contemporary Stylings and The Lasuitest Technology Ensure A Comfortable Leisure Rate
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Check RatesQueen Queen Contemporary Stylings and The Latest Technology Ensure A Comfortable Leisure Rate
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Check RatesStandard Room 1 King Bed 1 King Bed
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Local Attractions

Live Racing, simulcast racing, free live entertainment, slots, table games, restaurants, and event center onsite.Restaurants, outlet mall, movie theater, bowling, amusement park and more in surrounding area - just blocks away.

Customer Reviews of Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

4.5 out of 5. Based on 267 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Your comfort is our number one priority. Our hotel includes 168 guestrooms, including 39 suites, all with high-definition LCD televisions, wireless internet, luxurious bedding, refrigerators, iHome clock radios and docking stations, Keurig coffee makers, full size blow dryers, iron and ironing boards, individual climate control, phones and convenient electrical outlets.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 16:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 3
Rooms: 168
Non Smoking Rooms: 6
Handicap Rooms: 8
Rooms with 1 Bed: 73
Rooms with 2 Beds: 50
Suites: 39
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 30000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 960 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 7am - 2am
Pool Info:
Indoor salt water pool & spaOpen swim time: 6am – 9pmAdult-only swim time: 9pm – Midnight
Policies / Expenses
Must cancel prior to 4pm on the day of arrival to avoid cancellation fee.
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 12.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fitness and health center
  • Golf course on hotel grounds
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Tennis court
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines Intl Airport (16 miles)Complimentary shuttle service to and from Des Moines International Airport from 7am – 11pm, seven days a week for hotel guests. Reservations required. To make a reservation, click here.Maximum capacity: 14 people

Local Shuttle Info: Prairie Meadows hotel does not provide shuttle service to the downtown Des Moines area.

Breakfast Information

Unless specified, breakfast not included.Cafe at the Meadows, Triple Crown Buffet, Hotel Lobby (coffee), Prairie Coffee Company, Concession standsRoom ServiceTuesday – Thursday: 4pm – 10pmFriday & Saturday: 4pm – 11pm

Parking Info

Complimentary and ample parking.Two 16kW Tesla charging stations and one universal electric vehicle charging station.

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi.

Seasonality and Projections at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both group quotes and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was entered. The lowest group or meeting displayed is 30.6% in the month of June 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $229 in the month of June 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel.

Feel free to use the Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Altoona event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meadows Events Center 142 x 99 x 23 14000--/--------------/--------
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Meadows Events Center

Room Type:
Total Size:
14000 Sq. Mi
142 x 99 x 23 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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