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Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

AAA - 2 Diamond

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Make the Best Western Plus your next home away from home while exploring the Altoona area. We are located just steps away from Adventureland Amusement Park, Outlets of Des Moines, Bass Pro Shops and Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino. This renovated hotel situated in central Iowa is perfect for travelers alike. Families love to stay at the Best Western Plus Altoona Inn, as the excitement of Adventureland Amusement Park is right across the street. Guests can also get their thrills at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino (free shuttle provided), only two miles away. This Altoona hotel is just a short drive from Wells Fargo Arena and the Iowa State Fairgrounds, home to many annual events like the Iowa State Fair, the Good Guys Car Show, gun shows, horse shows, craft shows and more. Conveniently located off the I-80, the property makes it easy to attend one of the many sporting events throughout the area, including softball tournaments, wrestling, the State track meet and Drake Relays. You can also visit Bass Pro Shops, auto races in Newton and the Pella Tulip Festival in Pella, Iowa. Business travelers also appreciate that this Altoona hotel is close to local businesses like Iowa Interstate Railroad, Egan Company, Ziegler CAT and various state government offices. The Best Western Plus Altoona Inn offers excellent customer service. Whether youre here for business or leisure, our staff is committed to giving you a unforgettable stay. Our valued guests will enjoy modern and spaciously designed rooms with satellite television, free high-speed internet access, microwave and a refrigerator. This 100 non-smoking hotel in Altoona also offers an indoor heated pool, an exercise facility and guest laundry. Plus, guests will wake each morning to a complimentary full, hot breakfast. For a trip that is sure to offer something for everyone at an affordable price, make a reservation today at the Best Western Plus Altoona Inn!

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300 34th Avenue NW
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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300 34th Avenue NW
United States

What's nearby?


  • 5.00 mile(s) from Bondurant

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Pleasant Hill

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Des Moines

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Ankeny

  • 17.00 mile(s) from West Des Moines

  • 24.00 mile(s) from Indianola

  • 26.00 mile(s) from Newton

  • 34.00 mile(s) from Ames

  • 38.00 mile(s) from Knoxville

  • 47.00 mile(s) from Winterset

  • 104.00 mile(s) from Iowa City

  • .50 mile(s) from Western Express

  • 1.90 mile(s) from Thermo King

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Polk County 4-H Office

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ziegler CAT

  • 2.40 mile(s) from Marzetti Frozen Pasta

  • 4.70 mile(s) from Diamond Crystal Brands

  • 6.70 mile(s) from Anderson Erickson Dairy

  • 8.20 mile(s) from Firestone

  • 8.60 mile(s) from Tone's Spices

  • 8.70 mile(s) from Casey's Retail Company

  • 9.00 mile(s) from Monsanto

  • 9.90 mile(s) from Aviva Life and Annuity

  • 10.10 mile(s) from MidAmerican Energy

  • 10.10 mile(s) from Pioneer

  • 10.10 mile(s) from Ruan Center Corporation

  • 10.20 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Financial

  • 10.40 mile(s) from ING Life and Annuity

  • 10.70 mile(s) from Allied Insurance

  • 10.70 mile(s) from Nationwide Insurance

  • 10.90 mile(s) from Meredith Corporation

  • 10.90 mile(s) from Principal Financial

  • 11.10 mile(s) from Traveler's

  • 16.20 mile(s) from John Deere Credit Service

  • 18.70 mile(s) from HyVee Corporate Office

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Grand View University, liberal arts college

  • 7.00 mile(s) from Des Moines Area Community College

  • 13.00 mile(s) from Drake University, private, fully accredited, coeducational university

  • 14.00 mile(s) from Des Moines University, medical school

  • 15.00 mile(s) from AIB College of Business, independent business school

  • 24.00 mile(s) from Simpson College, private liberal arts college

  • 35.00 mile(s) from Iowa State University, science and technology

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 445 traveller reviews
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07/11/2019 erick b, Minneapolis, United States

I stayed at this hotel in June and October of 2019, and got bed bug bites both times In October the bites were so bad that I had to go to urgent care to be treated. When I stayed in June of 2019 th... more

Owner Response
Robyn S, Manager at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn, responded to this review
Erick B, Thank you for your comments on your recent stay with us. I apologize for the issues you have faced. As we have discussed, there was no evidence found at the property after an inspection by a 3rd party trained professional. I do apologize for the issues you faced.


13/10/2019 rnw1903,

This was the second worse hotel I have stayed in. It was dirty, the pool smelled like pee, and it took almost half an hour to get checked in. I will never stay here again. It is in a great location... more

Owner Response
Robyn S, General Manager at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn, responded to this review
rnw1903- Thank you taking time to write a review on your stay. We appreciate all feedback from our guests and we do strive to have great customer service. I apologize we could not do that for you. We hope you will consider staying with us again. Have a great day!!!! Robyn Smith- General Manager

Great customer service!

13/10/2019 Frequentaz,

We arrived after a football game, very late at night and we’re unsure how to redeem points for our stay. The next morning staff figures it out and we were able to cover our stay under my points. We re... more

Owner Response
Robyn S, General Manager at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn, responded to this review
Frequentaz- Thank you for the Great Rating and thank you for being a Best Western Rewards member. I am so glad we were able to give you the great customer service you deserve. We hope you have a wonderful day!!! Robyn Smith- General Manger

GREAT service and GREAT people!

04/09/2019 Damien J, Altoona, Iowa

Yesterday (September 3rd 2019) a friend of mine and I decided to stay at this beautiful magnificent hotel in the heart of Altoona, Iowa. When my friend and I arrived, he and I were getting ready to s... more

Owner Response
Robyn S, General Manager at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn, responded to this review
Damien J- Thank you for the Great Review on the Hotel and Staff. I am pleased to hear she was such a great help to you. I will be sure to pass this along to Brandie and let her know how Wonderful she was. Have a wonderfu day!!!! Robyn Smith- General Manager

A good Best Western but not outstanding

22/08/2019 Unsworth7, Parma, Michigan

The room was clean enough but found earrings in the bathroom so questionable. Rooms were a little tight - not spacious. Small bathroom area, sink a little tight for space. Front desk person was fr... more

Owner Response
Robyn S, General Manager at Best Western Plus Altoona Inn, responded to this review
Thank you Unsworth7 for taking time to write a review. We do appreciate all feedback. I do apologize for the small area in the bathroom. I would like to offer you on of our Deluxe Rooms when you are back in the area. These rooms are open more in the living area and will give you much more room. We looking forward to seeing you again. Have a great day!! Robyn Smith- General Manager