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4.6 out of 5

"This place appeared to be new Rooms we very nice and spacious " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 13 Oct 2021

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Hotel Description

Hotel near Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona

Near the airport

Stay at this Altoona hotel and you'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and 6 miles (10 km) of Adventureland. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Iowa State Fairgrounds and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like self-serve breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, microwaves

Featuring conveniences like microwaves and coffee/tea makers, the 80 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Room service, free long-distance calls, and free local calls are also available.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$59* Per night/room Jan 30 - Jan 31

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility Room)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

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5 out of 5
This place appeared to be new Rooms we very nice and spacious

Posted by , from HINTON on Oct 13, 2021

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5 out of 5
It was very clean and modern.

Posted by on Oct 2, 2021

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5 out of 5
Great stay beautiful property great rooms and price is very affordable and well worth the price

Posted by on Sep 3, 2021

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4 out of 5
Nice place.

Posted by on Aug 8, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 22, 2021

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5 out of 5
Our air conditioning unit in our room never shut off even though the thermostat was off. Also, during a shower the water ran onto the floor, out the bathroom and into the hallway. Other than that, we loved the wood flooring throughout the room and loved how clean the place was.

Posted by , from Des Moines on Mar 8, 2020

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5 out of 5
Nice and clean. We had a good breakfast. Beds good wish u had a jacuzzi in the pool room had a good stay

Posted by on Feb 17, 2020

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5 out of 5
Everything was very and organized. Would recommend people to stay

Posted by , from Storm Lake on Feb 17, 2020

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5 out of 5
The atmosphere and the rooms look so fancy and I loved the shower

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020

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5 out of 5
Hotel was a great time for us. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Our room was beautifully decorated and cozy. We will return and we look forward to revisiting this location. Thank you Travelocity for the great deal that lead us to this awesome hotel.

Posted by , from Kansas City MO on Feb 10, 2020

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About the La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

Location 1785 11th Street NW, Altoona, IA 50009

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free manager's reception. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and a meeting room are available. The business-friendly La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines also features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and an elevator. Free self parking is available. This Altoona hotel is smoke free.

  • 80 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 2019
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines offers 80 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 46-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. This Altoona hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Guests are served free self-serve breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

Onsite venue - lobby lounge.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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 fitness facility without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

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
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 18 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Long-term renters welcome

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host.Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. Long-term renters welcome. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Count on Us (Wyndham).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Car required
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Count on Us (Wyndham)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Masks are compulsory at the property for guests without full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Number of children who can stay free - 18
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines Hotel
  • La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines Altoona
  • La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines Hotel Altoona

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.