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4.5 out of 5

"Everything was great. Clean room and low noise. Would stay again. Front desk were very helpful. " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 21 Aug 2020

Hotel Description

Hotel near Penn State Altoona in Altoona

Heart of Altoona

Within 3 miles (5 km) of this Altoona hotel, you'll find Penn State Altoona and Baker Mansion. Peoples Natural Gas Field and Galactic Ice are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 82 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and microwaves offer the conveniences of home. Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Hearing Impaired)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$85* Per night/room Apr 28 - Apr 29

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Hearing Impaired)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Business Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center

Everyone (5) Family (6)
5 out of 5
Everything was great. Clean room and low noise. Would stay again. Front desk were very helpful.

Posted by , from Newtown Square, Pa on Aug 21, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 29, 2020 by Angi

We value your feedback and are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

5 out of 5
It was very clean, the staff was friendly, getting around the city was easy enough. The pool was awesome, something my grandson loved!

Posted by , from Laughlintown PA on Mar 1, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 2, 2020 by Angi M

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Equally, we are glad that your grandson loved his stay as well. We hope to see you both again soon.

5 out of 5
Recommend stay here , staff we very accommodated due to my disability. Will return if in the area again

Posted by , from Philadelphia on Feb 25, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 26, 2020 by Angi

Thank you for your feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

5 out of 5
New and clean. Great feel with the furniture and beds.

Posted by on Dec 1, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 1, 2019 by Angi M

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

5 out of 5
We made a last minute reservation meaning (20 min before check in) and were very please with everything. Great staying will do it again.

Posted by on Sep 23, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 29, 2019 by Angi

Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are pleased you will be returning soon.

1 out of 5
Dirty and bed bugs in the bedding.i talked to a person in the lot,and didnt even go in. Full of migrant workers

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019

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4 out of 5
Perfect location excellent nice breakfast Beds were great

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 19, 2019 by Sue

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown / Medical Center. We are conveniently located less than 3 miles from I-99 downtown. I'm glad you enjoyed the breakfast and found the beds comfortable. We look forward to your next visit.

5 out of 5
Clean and everything was new. My room was very nice.

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 24, 2019 by Sue

Thank you for sharing your comments about the Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown / Medical Center. The hotel is about to celebrate its second birthday; the staff works hard to keep it like new. We hope you will be back to visit us again soon.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019

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5 out of 5
Great hotel. Looks like it has recently been renovated. Very comfortable. The bartender in the lobby was so nice and accommodating. Would definitely recommend this hotel

Posted by on Jan 27, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 30, 2019 by Angi

Thank you for your feedback, our hotel is brand new and we take pride in keeping it looking that way. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.

About the Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center

Location 909 Chestnut Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Tour/ticket assistance, a vending machine, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Altoona hotel is smoke free.

  • 82 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 570 sq ft of conference space
  • Built in 2016
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Convenience store
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County) (35.5 km / 22.1 mi)
  • Train station: Altoona Transportation Center (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center offers 82 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Altoona hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 9 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Tost - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property only accepts credit cards for all bookings; cash is not accepted

Prepaid credit cards are not accepted

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

This hotel will place a credit card authorization for the full cost of stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property only accepts credit cards for all bookings. Cash is not accepted. Prepaid credit cards are not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Count on Us (Wyndham). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Credit card pre-authorization
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Count on Us (Wyndham)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Wingate Wyndham Altoona Downtown Hotel
  • Wingate Wyndham Altoona Downtown
  • Wingate By Wyndham Altoona
  • Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center Hotel
  • Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center Altoona
  • Wingate by Wyndham Altoona Downtown/Medical Center Hotel Altoona

You should know

  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 10 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.