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"The hotel is BIG which is great when you are booking a lot of rooms for other family members. The pools were a lot of fun for the kids. It is very e ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 15 Mar 2018

Hotel Description

Enjoy 2 restaurants at this 3.5-star Altoona hotel

In Altoona

You'll find Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark and Galactic Ice within 3 miles (5 km) of this hotel. Peoples Natural Gas Field and 321 Gallery are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Multiple dining options

This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 124 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, and ironing boards are also available.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$63* Per night/room Nov 4 - Nov 5

Room, Pool Access, Poolside

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, Balcony, Poolside

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Everyone (17) Couples (1) Family (9)
4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 8, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019 by Lindsay

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019 by Lindsay

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you stayed with us and hope to see you again soon!

4 out of 5
The kiddos really liked the pool. The building was older but it was cleanand for the price we paid it was great. The hot breakfast in the morning was also very nice.

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019

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5 out of 5
Needs updated...worn carpet..old looking, rooms needed painting

Posted by on Jul 24, 2019

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5 out of 5
The location was very appropriate for our two night/two day trip to Altoona, PA!

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019

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Jun 18, 2019 by Lindsay

We are happy you chose to stay with us! We hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
I basically enjoyed my stay, I would stay there again, although my uncle wanted to use their hot tub and it was broken.

Posted by on May 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 29, 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for your review. We did the hot tub up and running again. We hope to see you again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 29, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 31, 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy your experience was a great one!

2 out of 5
The extremely long inconvenient walk from the car to the room. Carrying luggage. Old n outdated bathroom extremely hard to get shower on. Also my companion woke up with bug bites. Bedbugs??????

Posted by on Mar 23, 2019

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Mar 29, 2019 by Front Desk

We do apologize that your stay wasn't great! The issues that you mention, we would like for you to give us a call and we can solve these issues directly.

4 out of 5
Right across from field and stream! Rednecks paradise!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2019

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Mar 5, 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for your review. We am so glad you have a great time.

4 out of 5
The location was conveniently located. The hotel has all the amenities and then some.

Posted by , from Altoona on Feb 28, 2019

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Mar 5, 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you had a grand time!

About the Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Location 1 Sheraton drive, Altoona, PA 16601

Property Features

Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center offers its guests an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a children's pool. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. There are 3 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center also features a garden, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Altoona hotel is smoke free.

  • 124 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 4312 sq ft of conference space
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.) (178.6 km / 111 mi)
  • Train station: Altoona Transportation Center (9 km / 5.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center offers 124 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10 AM.

The Grouse's Nest - This bistro specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Laurel Room - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

The Tropical Courtyard - This bistro specializes in American cuisine. Open select days.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Hotel Names

  • Altoona Grand Hotel
  • Altoona Grand
  • Altoona & Conference Center
  • Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center Hotel
  • Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center Altoona
  • Altoona Grand Hotel & Conference Center Hotel Altoona

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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