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4.6 out of 5

"Staff was friendly and helpful " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 03 Jan 2023

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Hotel Description

Hotel near Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona

Near the airport

You'll find Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and Adventureland within 2 miles (3 km) of this hotel. 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.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$62* Per night/room Feb 2 - Feb 3

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 36 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 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

Everyone (17) Couples (10) Family (13)
4 out of 5
Staff was friendly and helpful

Posted by on Jan 3, 2023

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5 out of 5
Checkin was great. Room was quiet and clean. Great location near everything but far enough away

Posted by on Oct 19, 2022

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 6, 2022

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5 out of 5
Nice hotel. Lots of dogs so needs constant cleaning. Nice room.

Posted by on Aug 29, 2022

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 9, 2022

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5 out of 5
Wow- this is the nicest smelling property ever! Brand New

Posted by on Apr 13, 2022

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4 out of 5
Friendly staff. Clean rooms and lobby. Good breakfast.

Posted by on Apr 10, 2022

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5 out of 5
Very clean and new.

Posted by on Mar 24, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 3, 2022 by La Quinta front desk

Thank you, our staff takes pride in keeping our hotel clean and sanitized.

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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About the La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

Location 1785 11th Street NW, Altoona, IA 50009

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 11:00 AM

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 25.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 75 lbs per pet)
  • 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

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

Long-term renters welcome

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

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. 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
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Long-term renters welcome
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 0
  • 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
  • Smoke detector
  • Children stay free
  • 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 25.00 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.