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Find a Home Away From Home at Our Hotel in Altoona, Iowa If you are visiting Iowa's capital city metro area, consider staying at our Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines. With comfortable lodging at a reasonable price, you can rest easy in our Des Moines area hotel without any stress on your budget. Business and leisure travelers alike will enjoy the ease of visiting our suburban hotel, which is located less than 15 miles from the Des Moines International Airport (DSM) . Our Des Moines accommodations are also surrounded by several convention centers and meeting facilities, including Wells Fargo Arena Iowa Events Center and the Iowa State Fair Grounds. If you are in Des Moines for a leisurely stay, our hotel is conveniently located near many Des Moines attractions, such as the Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Iowa Speedway and Adventureland Amusement Park. Just a 10 minute drive from the hotel is downtown Des Moines, the perfect place to go for a night out on the town. With an on-site Fitness Center and an indoor pool, our hotel in Altoona is the perfect place to stay during your trip to Iowa's capital city. Start planning your next trip today and be sure to check out our excellent Altoona hotel deals.


· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Bathtub
· Beauty shop/salon - (In Area)
· Buffet breakfast
· Car rental desk - (In Area)
· Casino - (In Area)
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Cribs
· Direct dial telephone
· Dry cleaning
· Florist - (In Area)
· Free newspaper
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Grocery shopping service available - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Meal included - continental breakfast
· Meeting rooms
· Non-smoking
· Onsite laundry
· Pay per view movies on TV
· Premium movie channels
· Private bathroom
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shoe shine stand - (In Area)
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Storage space
· Sundry/Convenience store - (In Area)
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Transportation
· Transportation services - local area
· Travel agency
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Rollaway bed, Two-line phone
Desk with lamp
Kitchenette, Microwave, Mini-refrigerator, Sofa bed, Rollaway bed, Two-line phone
2 queen beds nonsmoking
1 king bed standard nonsmoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 2007
· Renovated in 01/01/2014
· 80 rooms.
· 15 suites.
· 3 floors.

Meeting Facility

Meeting Room A

Meeting Room will hold 40 classroom style

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Fitness center off-site

Indoor pool


Children's program - The Altoona Campus has various activities for children

Area Attractions

- Walmart Super Store

Variety shopping

- Merle Hay Mall


- Valley West Mall


- Jordan Creek Town Center


- Iowa Events Center
- Iowa State Fairgrounds
- Amtrak

Amtrak runs through Osceola Iowa

- Des Moines International Airport
- Copper Creek Golf Course

Enjoy 18 holes of golf at this luxury Golf Course! We also have a package available with this particular Golf Course. Please call hotel for details.

- Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino

Live Horse Racing during season. Slot games and card games.

- Adventureland USA Amusement Park

Amusement Park. Open during the summer months. April-September

- Bass Pro Shop

Bass Pro Shop opened August of 2009.

- Iowa Speedway-Newton

Nascar racing during season.

- Wells Fargo Arena/Iowa Events Center

Convention Center

- Blank Park Zoo

Local zoo

- Principal Park--Home of the Iowa Cubs

Seasonal. Home of the Iowa Cubs

- Science Center of Iowa

Science Center. Host a variety of activities.

- State Capital of Iowa

Capital Building with the gold dome! Tours are available.

- Living History Farms, Clive

Iowa's Farm History with seasonal activities.

- Iowa State University, Ames

Iowa State University

- Des Moines Area Community College

Local Community college. Offers a variety of college classes.

- Copper Creek Golf Club

Nice golf course, close to the hotel.

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