Book your room at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino

Room type

3.5-star hotel near Adventureland


Situated in Altoona, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Adventureland and within 9 mi (15 km) of Iowa State Fairgrounds and Sleepy Hollow Sports Park. Iowa State Capitol Building and Des Moines Botanical Center are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 3 restaurants, this hotel has a casino and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle, and a free theme park shuttle. Additionally, a fitness center, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 168 rooms offer flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Hair dryers and ironing boards are also available to guests.

At your hotel

At your hotel

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino features an indoor pool and a fitness center. 9 meeting rooms are available. A roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours and a theme park shuttle are complimentary for guests. This Altoona hotel also offers a casino, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino has designated areas for smoking.

  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free! Free Wi-Fi
  • Conference space size (feet) - 34000
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free! Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 168
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9
  • Free! Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free! Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • Casino
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Free! Free self parking
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Free! Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free! Free self parking, Free! Free RV, bus, truck parking

In your room

  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV

Eat and drink

AJs Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only.

Triple Crown Eatery - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Champions Restaurant - This buffet restaurant serves dinner only.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

When you leave

Check-out time is 11 AM

How you can pay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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