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

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Exterior
Indoor pool
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Room amenity

Overview of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel

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

2.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Business services
Map
165 Adventureland Drive NW, Altoona, IA, 50009

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPrairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino4 min drive
  • Popular LocationAdventureland5 min drive
  • Popular LocationOutlets of Des Moines8 min drive
  • AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)29 min drive

Room options

About this area

Altoona

In the suburbs and near theme parks, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel is in an area with good shopping. Toad Valley Golf Course and Copper Creek Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Adventureland and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Wells Fargo Arena or Veterans Memorial Auditorium.

What's nearby

  • Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino - 4 min drive
  • Adventureland - 5 min drive
  • Outlets of Des Moines - 8 min drive
  • Toad Valley Golf Course - 11 min drive
  • Copper Creek Golf Course - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pizza Ranch - 3 min drive
  • Jethro's BBQ - 4 min drive
  • Perkins - 4 min drive
  • Culver's - 4 min drive
  • Cool Basil - 5 min drive

About this property

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

Hotel near the airport
Located close to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and Adventureland, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel provides shopping on site, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a gym. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a 24-hour business center and a snack bar/deli.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An indoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • A 24-hour front desk, a front desk safe, and luggage storage
  • Express check-in, ATM/banking services, and smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast, helpful staff, and proximity to shopping
Room features
All 80 rooms boast comforts such as air conditioning, as well as thoughtful touches like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews give good marks for the clean rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and hair dryers
  • 43-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Free infant beds, coffee/tea makers, and heating

Languages

English, Spanish

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 Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Gym
  • Indoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Free crib
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • 864 square feet of conference space
  • Meeting room

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 (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes
  • Free crib

Bathroom

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

Entertainment

  • 43-inch LCD TV with premium cable channels
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Express check-in available
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
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
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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel?

As of Jan 30, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel on Feb 12, 2023 start from $113.0, 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.

Is Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM.

What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel located?

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Adventureland, and Outlets of Des Moines. Toad Valley Golf Course and Copper Creek Golf Course are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona-Des Moines, an IHG Hotel and receive a full refund?

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

Reviews

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 244 out of 426 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 57%
Rating 8 - Good. 125 out of 426 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 29%
Rating 6 - Okay. 43 out of 426 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 10%
Rating 4 - Poor. 8 out of 426 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 2%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 6 out of 426 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 1%

9.1/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.9/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

8/10 Good

Matt, Glenwood

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice, quite just off the interstate hotel. 3 convenience stores within walking distance, great restaurants a short drive.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

2/10 Terrible

Nidia

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Front desk couldn't find my reservation, took a while to find it. Then i get woken up, the front desk deleted my credit card information and they needed again. In the morning while getting breakfast, the fire alarm goes off, no fire tho.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Emily

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Mary

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This hotel was very clean---quiet, had a wonderful breakfast. Good shower and good beds.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Jaylin, Mason City

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Customer service was excellent. We were bummed that the hot tub wasn't working. If we would have known that, we wouldn't have stayed here. We also found a dirty sock in our room that wasn't ours.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/10 Poor

Tim

Business traveler
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Theo

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was able to check in quickly
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Marisela

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

mary

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Woman at the front desk was friendly and helpful.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible

Laura

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022