Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009 United States (USA) near Exit 142b a on I-80 (~0.5mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4.0 Star Property
41.654410-93.493260
+1-800-760-7718
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Very Good
4.0/5

Based on 2415 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an indoor pool
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 168 rooms
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Hotel has 39 suites
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 6.4/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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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
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior King Bed Suite Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior King Suite with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite King Bed with Sofa
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNightly Rate 1 Bedroom Suite 1 Full Size Pull Out Sep Lvg Area Full Kitchen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNightly Rate 1 Bedroom Suite 1 Full Size Pull Out Sep Lvg Area with Refrigerator, Microwave Half Bat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNightly Rate 1 Bedroom Suite 1 Twin Pull Out Sep Lvg Area with Refrigerator, Microwave Dining Table
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNightly Rate 1 Bedroom Suite 1 Twin Pull Out with Sep Lvg Area with Refrigerator, Microwave Mini Wet
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNightly Rate 1 King Bed with Complimentary Wireless Internet Refrigerator in Room Safe Iron
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNightly Rate 2 Double Bed with Complimentary Wireless Internet Refrigerator Single Pot Coffee Maker
Non-Smoking

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.

Verified Reviews of Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very Enjoyable"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very enjoyable all the way around.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 08 to Sun Jul 10 2022 at a $184.99 average nightly rate.
"Clean quite room."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Casino was a little bit to be desired. Any other place I go and put $200 on the table they want my information for a rewards. This place failed to do that. I dropped over $500 with no gratitude towards me. Maybe next time will be better.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Sep 02 to Fri Sep 03 2021 at a $123.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 2415 guest reviews

Property Description

Your comfort and guest service are our number one priorities. 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, coffee makers, full size blow dryers, iron and ironing boards, individual climate control, phones and convenient electrical outlets.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 3
Rooms: 168
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
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: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 34000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 1200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3pm - 2am
Pool Info:
Indoor salt water pool & spaOpen swim time: 6am – 9pmAdult-only swim time: 9pm – Midnight
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Must cancel 24 hours prior to reservation date.
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 13.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • 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
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • 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 - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • 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, Prairie Coffee Company, Concession stands

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

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

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi.

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
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Bishop Ballroom 142 x 99 x 23 14000--/--815456------82/661300120020
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Bishop Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
14000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
142 x 99 x 23 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
25+
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • 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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Skinner Ballroom 114 x 55 x 13 6270--/310248180------30/30460460--
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Skinner Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
6270 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
114 x 55 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
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FAQs about Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00pm 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 Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel have?

There are 168 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

Unless specified, breakfast not included.Cafe at the Meadows, Triple Crown Buffet, Prairie Coffee Company, Concession stands

What parking is available at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

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

How much does internet cost?

Free Wi-Fi.

Can I get a AAA rate at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

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

Is there a pool at Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Indoor salt water pool & spaOpen swim time: 6am – 9pmAdult-only swim time: 9pm – Midnight.

Testimonials:

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"Yes it did. I was especially pleased with the price. Because of your outstanding service and immediate attention to my request, I've already referred your services to anyone that needs it. I, too, will continue to use your service in the future." R.W. - Independence, MO

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