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4.3 out of 5

"Close to amusement park. Breakfast was great! Thank you! " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 03 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

Hotel near Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona

Close to airport

You'll find Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and Outlets of Des Moines within 3 miles (5 km) of this hotel. Adventureland is within 6 miles (10 km) and Toad Valley Golf Course is within 9 miles (15 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool and a gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The 80 guestrooms have LCD TVs with cable channels and offer free WiFi and coffee/tea makers. Free local calls, hair dryers, and safes are also available.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Comm Mobil Roll Shwr)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$105* Per night/room Oct 24 - Oct 25

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Comm Mobil Roll Shwr)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (3) Family (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 12, 2019 by Lori

Thank you!

5 out of 5
Close to amusement park. Breakfast was great! Thank you!

Posted by on Sep 3, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 3, 2019 by Lori

We are happy you had a great stay with us! We hope to see you again.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019

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Jun 10, 2019 by Lori

Thank you

3 out of 5
I loved the location. I disliked the lack of cleanliness of the room.

Posted by on May 28, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 29, 2019 by Lori

Hello, I do apologize for the lack of cleanliness in your room. I do hope you will give us another chance.

About the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel

Location 165 Adventureland Drive NW, Altoona, IA 50009

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a snack bar/deli on site. Free breakfast is available. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and a meeting room are available. Event space at this hotel measures 864 square feet (78 square meters). The business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel also features complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. This Altoona hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 864 sq ft of conference space
  • 78 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2007
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel offers 80 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. 43-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations 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.

  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 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.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • 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 ends at 2:00 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • 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, debit card, or cash deposit 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 accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

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

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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 accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are 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 follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Express Altoona-Des Moines
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Altoona-Des Moines
  • Altoona Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Altoona
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines Iowa
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Altoona - Des Moines
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Altoona Des Moines
  • Express Suites Altoona s Moin
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Altoona Des Moines

You should know

  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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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.