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Waukee, Iowa
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A Really great accommodation and staff assistance. I had a Jr King Suite on 2, near the Casino Entrance. Fairly quiet with a little interruption outside the room. Readily received a Noon Check out. The king size bed was very comfortable and both room TV's were just fine !

Thank Phillip C
Bloomington, Minnesota, Usa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My company held annual work team building event here. We stayed in the hotel and held meetings and meals in various parts of the property. The staff was good, the food was good and the hotel was really nicely updated. Great looking place. My bed and shower were perfect. The casino was lively but to be honest I never heard...

Thank DSWeimar
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our first time staying the hotel and we were very satisfied with our stay. We got a Junior Kink Suite which had a king bedroom separated by sliding door. The TV room has an L-shape couch with hide-a-bed. The two areas are separated by a small kitchenette, closet and a nice bathroom. The mattress and pillows were very comfortable and...

Thank efaber
Clear Lake, Iowa
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for anniversary. The room was huge clean modern. We ate at the buffet (usually avoid these) but this one was clean and very good . We were pleasantly surprised. We will revisit again. The casino was big and had no smoking area.

Thank jojools2
Milton, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My wife enjoyed a conference, and I enjoyed being so close to many big city things without having to deal with the big city headaches. Our room was very comfortable, very clean, and had a great selection of TV programming.

Thank 605Familyof4
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A friend and I came to town to attend the Iowa State Fair and to see a college roommate. We knew rooms might be scarce during that time so booked ahead figuring we could have a nice room, restaurants and play in the casino all in one place. The room was extremely nice, very clean and the beds were super...

Thank Kim R
Fort Dodge
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Money comes in handy when booking a room at Prairie Meadows Hotel and Casino. The rooms are nice and the Hotel/Casino restaurant is great but we pay ALOT for the amenities. I am surprised the casino does not offer room reduction for casino play as The Isle and Tama offers....so we do not often stay at Prairie Meadows.

Thank Sarah S
Valley View, Texas
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This hotel was VERY nice! The room was large, the air conditioner worked WONDERFULLY and it was very clean. Would highly recommend it! Would definitely go back! I have played at the casino many times, but this was the first I stayed at the hotel. Loved it!

Thank suecarr1111
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I attended a 2-day conference here. My administrator booked rooms at a different hotel because there were no more rooms available here at the conference price by the time he registered. I was a little apprehensive about possible cigarette odor because of the casino, but I was pleasantly surprised that I did not notice any at all in the conference...

Thank IowaGozzie
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the hotel and enjoyed an afternoon of races at the track. Our first impression of the hotel was that it was very clean and updated. The racing facilities were nicer than I expected. We were able to reserve a table in the clubhouse, with an awesome view of the track, free of charge. An...

Thank mancuso_sarah

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come see why Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack Hotel is Iowa's favorite place to play and stay. With more than 85,000 square feet of casino action, Prairie Meadows has every game you will want to play this side of Vegas. If you are looking for a relaxing night, kick your feet up in The Prairie Meadows Hotel. We offer contemporary rooms, impeccable service, and generous hotel amenities that include a saltwater pool, business center and airport shuttle. With a hotel so comfortable you will want to stay awhile. Looking for a new restaurant to try? Our delicious dining options are more than enough to satisfy any craving you have, from breakfast hot off the griddle to simple comfort food or even a chef-prepared entree. Check out our free entertainment in the smoke-free Finish Line Show Lounge. Our 168 room hotel has standard King rooms, Double Queen rooms, and many options of King Suites that are sure to make your stay luxurious. Book now to plan your getaway and experience a hotel unlike any other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Meadows Hotel

Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2100
Region: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: $251 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prairie Meadows Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 168
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“2d floor walks straight into the casino - very secure access”
BikeHawk, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Junior suite is nice to have separate areas for sleeping and lounging with wet bar area too.”
jeffsW60AY, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want peace and to sleep DONT STAY HERE”
sarahsB8638FB, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor was very quiet.”
  • Hide-a-bed
  • Junior King Suite
efaber, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are quiet.”
98sarahs, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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