Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines

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Indoor pool
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Overview of Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines

Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
480 Bass Pro Dr NW, Des Moines, IA, 50009

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAdventureland4 min drive
  • Popular LocationWells Fargo Arena12 min drive
  • AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)24 min drive
  • Popular LocationSaylorville Lake26 min drive

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About this area

Des Moines

Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines is located on a lake and in an area with good shopping. Outlets of Des Moines is worth checking out if shopping 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? See what's going on at Principal Park or Wells Fargo Arena. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Outlets of Des Moines - 1 min walk
  • Adventureland - 4 min drive
  • Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino - 4 min drive
  • Wells Fargo Arena - 12 min drive
  • Saylorville Lake - 26 min drive

Restaurants

  • Johnny's Italian Steakhouse — 6 min walk
  • Cool Basil — 16 min walk
  • Monterrey Mexican Restaurant — 17 min walk
  • Jethro's BBQ — 3 min drive
  • Culver's — 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 21 min drive

About this property

Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines

3-star lakefront hotel, walk to Outlets of Des Moines
This smoke-free hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. All 112 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and sitting areas, plus Netflix and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines offers 112 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations have separate sitting areas and are furnished with twin sofa beds. 55-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels and Netflix.

Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

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 GBAC STAR (Hyatt)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

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

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available 6:30 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Travel crib

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

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)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 55-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Hulu
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
It is Hyatt's practice to enter any occupied guestroom at a minimum of once within a 24-hour period, even if a guest has requested privacy; appropriate efforts are made to provide advance notice to the registered guest before entering an occupied guestroom

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per day
Dogs welcome
2 per room (up to 60 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 15.00 per accommodation, per day

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Hyatt Place Altoona Des Moines
Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines Hotel
Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines Des Moines
Hyatt Place Altoona/Des Moines Hotel Des Moines

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 171 out of 216 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 27 out of 216 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 11 out of 216 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 216 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 216 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Amenities
No hot food options M-F, bad coffee, limited cold breakfast, small room, strange entrance to parking for the hotel
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fabulous clean new hotel. Easy fast check in. Quiet evening. All was great.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean facility, well run, air conditioner worked well. Nice place
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing property and staff!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Hyatt Place is close to everything, multiple food options, shopping and easy on off the interstate. I would stay here again and recommend it to all.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021