Unwind at the award-winning Prairie Meadows hotel in one of our 168 rooms including queen, king, and suites. Our hotel is connected to the casino, allowing guests to safely stay and play. Take advantage of the indoor saltwater pool, hot tub, fitness center, airport shuttle, and restaurants. Conveniently located in Altoona, IA, just 12 miles from downtown Des Moines. 

Located along Interstate 80 at exit 142. ADA accessible. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Due to current health and safety guidelines...

  • Guest temperature checks will be executed; those with a temperature of 100.4 or greater will be denied entry.
  • Front desk has been arranged to allow for appropriate social distancing.
  • Queues have been marked to identify the appropriate distance between guests.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided at the front desk.
  • Team members, including guest room attendants, will not enter occupied rooms.
  • Guest deliveries will be dropped off outside guest room door.
  • No housekeeping cleaning service will be available for guests staying multiple nights. All cleaning will take place upon checkout.

Click below for arrival and departure information and a full list of our hotel amenities.

You deserve the best, whether you’re planning a relaxing weekend away or a special night out. We’ve got a package for every desire and budget.

Our beautifully appointed rooms and suites provide all the little luxuries that make your home away from home truly memorable.

At Prairie Meadows Hotel, if it’s important to you, it’s important to us. We’ll do our best to find items you’ve lost.

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