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Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines

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Pillowtop beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds
Coffee service

Overview of Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines

Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines

2.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Business services
2023 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA, 50009

Guests rated this location 9.2/10 - Wonderful

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPrairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino9 min walk
  • Popular LocationAdventureland3 min drive
  • Popular LocationOutlets of Des Moines3 min drive
  • AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)27 min drive

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About this area


Located in Altoona, Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines is near theme parks. State Historical Society of Iowa Museum and Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include World Food Prize Hall of Laureates and Walnut Street Bridge. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Wells Fargo Arena or Iowa Events Center. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino - 9 min walk
  • Adventureland - 3 min drive
  • Outlets of Des Moines - 3 min drive
  • Grand View Golf Course - 8 min drive
  • Copper Creek Golf Course - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 27 min drive


  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers - 3 min drive
  • McDonald's - 4 min drive
  • McDonald's - 13 min walk
  • Culver's - 8 min walk
  • Spectators Sports Bar & Grill - 13 min walk

About this property

Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines

Property highlights
Take advantage of a free breakfast buffet, a grocery/convenience store, and laundry facilities at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a gym and a business center.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Free self parking
  • RV/bus/truck parking, coffee/tea in the lobby, and an elevator
  • Smoke-free premises and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews speak well of the breakfast and helpful staff
Room features
All 69 rooms offer comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Pillowtop mattresses and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with showers and shower/tub combinations
  • 46-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, refrigerators, and microwaves



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Gym

Family friendly

  • Free crib
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Business services

  • Business center


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Portable shower seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Free crib
  • Pillowtop mattress


  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • 46-inch flat-screen TV with premium satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5 AM
Minimum check-in age: 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from March 18 2023 to August 31 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
The property will be renovating from March 18 2023 to August 31 2023 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

Comfort Inn Hotel Altoona
Comfort Inn Altoona
Comfort Inn
Comfort Inn Altoona Des Moines
Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines Hotel
Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines Altoona
Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines Hotel Altoona

Frequently asked questions

Is Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines?

As of Apr 2, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines on Apr 23, 2023 start from $78.46, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 5 AM.

What time is check-out at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines located?

Situated in Altoona, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Outlets of Des Moines. Adventureland and Grand View Golf Course are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines and receive a full refund?

Yes, Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Comfort Inn Altoona-Des Moines cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice place for a stay. Clean and quiet, good location. Friendly staff. Be mindful the pool has been under renovation or something. Overall very good & would stay again.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Convenient off I-80. Short drive to casino.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

4/10 Poor


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great service
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

amanda, Omaha

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
I felt the property was clean and well kept but the staff upon my check in wasn’t super friendly or helpful.

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was very well taken care of comfortable and quiet great staff good breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022