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Adventureland Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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st. joseph, mo
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I like the rooms haven't balconies that Overlook the pools. The rooms themselves were pretty average nothing really wrong with them though. The pools aren't really anything special there's just three of them. The hot tubs are big and good. The swim up bar is a nice touch although drinks are costly. Main reason for the three is my key...

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We apologize for the issues you encountered with the key card and arcade points. We will look into these issues and correct them immediately. Thank you, Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Belle Plaine, IA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy this area of Des Moines! Close to the interstate, Prairie Meadows, Bass Pro etc. We had tix for Iowa Cubs so we decided to make a wknd of it. We were able to get in at Adventureland Inn and really enjoyed our stay. It was Saturday of the Kentucky Derby and Adventureland was also open so it was...

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minneapolis MN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night here to celebrate our granddaughter's birthday. She requested a water park celebration, and honestly, they are hard to come by that don't have cold water issues. We were told when we booked that we were getting one big room with 4 queen beds- 4 adults and 3 children. Not ideal, but we booked only a week...

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Swim up bar with great selections, great service, drunken floats just in case! You can order your room with rose pedals on the bed or the bath. The restaurant is nice with overall delicious food and romantic.

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review however we are unclear if this was directed towards our property. We do offer a swim up bar with great selections and service but do not offer a rose pedal option at the time of booking. We also do have a Sports Bar on property with delicious food. We are...

Omaha, NE
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Took our children here over spring break. The rooms were clean, beds firm but comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The pool areas were nice as well. In regards to previous comments about balls and toys in pool area. We did use a small nerf ball. Don't recall seeing any signs posted about this. What fun is a pool...

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are happy to hear that your stay was better than expected. We love that you enjoyed the pool areas, staff, and that the rooms were clean and comfortable. We hope to see you again in the future. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you don't take children, stay away from this place. The kids are in charge here. They are in every pool, jacuzzi and the swim up bar. It was impossible to get away from the splashing so we had to retreat to our room after attempting to get in the jacuzzi. We will not return.

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We apologize for the experience you had but we do promote that we are family friendly and gear our business towards children. We hope that other parts of your stay were enjoyable. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Iowa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We love staying here. Every year I go to book the hotel and I can't remember which pool is the east pool and which is the west pool. I am not sure why they can't put descriptions under the pictures of the pool. I have to call EVERY year. I'm sure I'm not the only one and this just seems...

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We are currently in the process of updating our website and I will definitely share your feedback on explaining the courtyards through pictures better with our team. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I was excited to bring my 8 yr old daughter to the place I stayed at many times as a kid. I spent over an hour reviewing hotels etc and decided on this one. Booked for 2 days. Check in was fast. Room is ok 2 queen beds, clean etc. My letdown is the pool area, many signs state no...

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We sincerely apologize about the issues you experienced with the balls in the courtyard. We hope that other parts of your stay were enjoyable. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I am scared of heights so this didn't work out very well for me. My family loved this place though. I did enjoy the waterpark. The staff worked hard to keep the place clean. When we went it was storming and the staff was very nice about letting us stay in the shops till it stopped raining.

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Adventureland's waterpark and hope to see you again. Bri Fors Social Media Coordinator

Iowa
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Been staying there for many years now. Pretty much the same ol same ol. Good place if have kids who love to swim. No complimentary breakfast. Although new sports bar is nice. Burnt ends were good. Pizza was marginal. Rooms always seem clean . And good daily made service. Priced fairly.

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Brianne F, Public Relations Manager at Adventureland Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the new sports bar and grill. I will pass your comments on to our Food and Beverage Director and will strive to improve our pizzas. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Bri Fors Social Media...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Adventureland Inn! At Adventureland Inn you will find 185 guest rooms with over 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space! Adventureland Inn is a full service hotel with two restaurants on site, as well as room service. Our indoor pool areas and courtyards are among the finest in the area, with three pools featuring the only swim-up bar in the Midwest! We are located right next to Iowa's largest attraction, Adventureland and also next to Iowa’s largest casino, Prairie Meadows! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adventureland Inn

Address: 3200 Adventureland Dr, Hwy 1-80 (Exit 142A), Altoona, IA 50009-1697
Region: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: RM452 - RM638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Adventureland Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 185
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Also Known As:
Adventureland Des Moines
Adventureland Hotel Altoona
Adventureland Inn Des Moines
Adventure Land Inn
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“Poolside room good choice but costs more of course”
sleestaker, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“pool-side rooms are loud, as would be expected”
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“All of the rooms are great”
travelerV7434FE, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the pool if you want a good nights sleep.”
mattsC6371HM, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would not choose a courtyard room unless you are okay with lots of noise until the pools close at 10:30.”
jennifere642, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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