Prairie Meadows

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Altoona, IA Hotel
ChainIndependent / Other
Total meeting space3,252 sq. m
Guest rooms168
1 Prairie Meadows Dr.
Altoona, IA 50009-0901

Prairie Meadows

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Altoona, IA Hotel




Room features and guest services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Calls (Toll-free)
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage


  • Casino
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space3,252 sq. m
Meeting rooms13
Largest room1,310 sq. m
Second largest room929 sq. m
Space (Private)3,252 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)139 sq. m
Exhibit Space1,672 sq. m

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms168
Single (1 bed)81
Double (2 beds)48
Single (1 bed) rate$109.00 – $149.00
Double (2 beds) rate$109.00 – $149.00
Tax rate6%
Occupancy rate12%



Local Attractions

Adventureland Park

1 block away
Adventureland Amusement Park contains over 100 rides, shows, and attractions including some of the country's most exciting roller coasters and thrill rides that can challenge the most avid amusement park enthusiasts. There are also plenty of rides for less adventurous guests including great water rides as well as a full compliment of children's rides spread throughout the park. But the entertainment doesn't stop with rides - Adventureland presents a full array of shows in the park - from live music to magic to song and dance - there's always something to suit everyone's taste. Simply the most fun you will have all year! Adventureland Park is a smoke free facility.
Altoona, IA 50009

Jordan Creek Town Center

30 minutes away
Jordan Creek Town Center brings a new level of shopping and entertainment to Central Iowa. The two million square foot center is a Town Center for West Des Moines. Jordan Creek highlights three distinct features: The Shopping District is a two level enclosed shopping center featuring a dynamic combination of upscale fashion and lifestyle retailers in a streetscape design. The Lake District highlights a 3.5 acre lake surrounded by bike trails, pedestrian walkways, and a boardwalk offering waterfront dining, a hotel and amphitheater. The Village hosts a collection of large and specialty retailers in an open-air lifestyle design.
101 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Bass Pro Shop

2 mi. away
Altoona, IA 50009

Iowa Events Center

Convention center
15 minutes away
730 Third Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Iowa Speedway

30 minutes away
Iowa Speedway is a state-of-the-art 7/8 mile asphalt paved tri-oval race track and motorsports facility located in Newton, Iowa, 30 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa. The track is owned and operated by U.S. Motorsport Corporation and designed by former NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace, now an anchor and analyst for ABC-TV/ESPN. Iowa Speedway is designed for year-round use and includes 25,000 permanent grandstand seats. It was designed as the first track in the world to protect fans and drivers through the use of SAFER barrier technology surrounding the entire perimeter of the track.
Newton, IA

The Civic Center

12 mi. away
The Civic Center of Greater Des Moines will serve as an outstanding community performing arts center, accessible to all, where people may be educated, entertained and enlightened.
221 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Distance from airport

  • 25.75 km from venue


  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bus parking


Prairie Meadows offers over 34000 square feet of flexible meeting space, with a variety of configurations designed to meet any event setup or need. Depending on your set up requirements you can have access to as many as 11 breakout spaces at the same time. When it comes to technology our facility is State of the Art with complimentary high speed internet access in the Hotel, Conference Center and your Hotel room you will never be out of touch. In The Meadows you will be able to use large built in projection screens and LCD monitors that drop down from the ceiling making your audio video presentation a winner. Use our touch screen HD monitor in our Grandquist Conference Room for your smaller meeting and your presentation will certainly make an impression. Conference calls, Skype and live recording of your event are all available when using The Meadows Event and Conference Center. We will help create an atmosphere of success for you as well as your event. Our new contemporary 168 room hotel boasts luxurious bedding, I Home clock radios and Keurig Coffee makers that will ensure you and your guests rest in comfort and style and awake refreshed ready to tackle the day. The amenities in our hotel are many; grab a quick bakery item and a Starbucks coffee in our lobby or visit the Café at The Meadows and start your day with delicious meal certain to fuel you for the day ahead. After a busy day join us in the Photo Finish Lounge or relax in our salt water pool and Jacuzzi and unwind in our fitness center. When it comes to entertainment we are Iowa’s Place to Play! With over 2000 slot machines, 45 table games, poker room, simulcast racing from all over the country or our own live horse racing card (April –October) we have entertainment that everyone will enjoy.

Facility Restrictions

The Hotel at Prairie Meadows opened March 1, 2012.


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