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Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack

Region: East/Northeast
  • 1 Prairie Meadows Drive
  • Altoona, IA 50009
  • Phone: (515) 967-1000 | Toll-Free: (800) 325-9015
  • Fax: (515) 967-8278
  • Website

The Prairie Meadows Hotel offers luxury at affordable prices. Unwind in one of over 160 rooms including king, double queen and suites connected to the casino, allowing guests to stay and play. Take advantage of the indoor saltwater swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center and restaurant. To make your reservation, please call (515) 957-3000.

Attraction Information

General Information
  • Admission Price: Free
  • Group Rates: Free
  • Guides Available:
  • Season: May through August
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Stable Tours - Get a behind-the-scenes look at the horse racing industry. Learn about the track, the jockeys, workouts and stable activities. Meet at the south entrance. Tours are free. All participants must be at least five years old.
  • Tour Length: 30 min
  • Tour Times: 10AM Fridays, May-August

Hotel Amenities

General Information
  • Total Rooms: 168
  • Doubles Doubles: 51
  • Singles: 78
  • Suites #: 39
  • Additional Notes: Hotel opened 2/14/2012
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  • Date Opened: April 2012
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  • Handicapped Accessible rooms for Hearing Impaired: 5
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  • Pool Hours: 6 am - 11 pm
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Restaurants

General Information
  • Accept Credit Cards:
  • Average Price Breakfast: $8.95
  • Average Price Dinner: $13.95
  • Average Price Lunch: $8.95
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  • Days of Operation: All
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Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack Meeting Facility

  • # of Rooms: 18
  • Total Sqft.: 34,775
  • Largest Room: 14,157
  • Theatre Capacity: 1,326
  • Banquet Capacity: 960
  • Classroom Capacity: 440
  • Sleeping Rooms: 168
  • Suites: 39
  • Exhibit Space:
  • Number of Booths: 71
  • Reception Capacity: 1,500
  • Ceiling: 25
  • Floorplan: View/Download File
  • Space Notes: Hotel and Sales Conference Rooms contain existing conference tables and executive chairs.
  • 10 X 10 Booths: 71
  • A/V Capabilities?:
  • Free Parking?:
  • Parking Capacity: 3,611
  • U-Shape: 403
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  • Wireless Internet Notes (fees, etc): Complimentary

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Pavilion 35 X 86   13     2,967     300     100     200     329  
Altoona Room 30 X 21   12     630     50     27     40     50  
Polk County Room 30 X 24   12     730     50     30     40     60  
Salon 1 39 X 34   25     1,325     100     57     50     147  
Salon 2 39 X 39   25     1,287     100     54     50     144  
Salon 3 39 X 32   25     1,250     100     51     50     138  
Bishop Ballroom 99 X 143   25     14,100     1,326     600     960     1,500  
Bishop Ballroom A 45 X 99   25     4,120     390     180     240     400  
Bishop Ballroom B 45 X 99   25     4,950     429     200     320     500  
Bishop Ballroom C 52 X 99   25     5,445     507     220     400     600  
Skinner Ballroom 114 X 55   13     6,270     783     261     520     696  
Skinner Ballroom A 38 X 55   13     2,090     261     87     170     232  
Skinner Ballroom B 38 X 55   13     2,090     261     87     170     232  
Skinner B1 38 X 27   13     1,026     128     42     80     114  
Skinner B2 38 X 27   13     1,026     128     42     80     114  
Skinner Ballroom C 38 X 48   13     1,824     228     76     150     202  
Skinner C1 38 X 27   13     1,026     128     42     80     114  
Skinner C2 38 X 20   13     760     95     31     60     84  
Meadows Commons Pre-Function Area 206 X 40   25     8,240     0     0     500     600  
Grandquist Conference Room 26 X 30   10     780     97     32     60     86  
Prairie Rose Room 23 X 46   9     1,058     0     24     64     80  
Hotel Conference Room 16 X 20   10     320     0     0     0     0  
Sales Conference Room 18 X 24   10     432     0     0     0     0  

Des Moines Gala for Make-A-Wish Iowa

  • May 02, 2015
  • Location: Prairie Meadows Casino & Racetrack
  • Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA 50009

Make-A-Wish Iowa's Annual Gala Event! View Details


The Parent Organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission
400 Locust Street, Suite 265, Des Moines, IA 50309-2350 (800) 451-2625
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