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Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel

  • Region: East/Northeast
  • 1 Prairie Meadows Drive
  • Altoona, IA 50009
  • Phone: (515) 967-1000
  • Toll-Free (515) 967-1248
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Come see why Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack & Hotel is your place to play. With more than 85,000 square feet of exciting casino action, Prairie Meadows has every game you want to play this side of Vegas. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Prairie Meadows also offers a wide variety of restaurants, live horse racing, and weekly entertainment. From breakfast hot off the griddle to simple comfort food or chef-prepared entrées, our dining options are more than enough to satisfy any craving. After you’ve had your fill, stop by the smoke-free Finish Line Show Lounge to check out our FREE entertainment every weekend. Prairie Meadows also offers live horse racing April through mid-October. Come out and enjoy both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing and wager on your favorites. .

Not only is Prairie Meadows your place to play, but also your place to stay! We feature a beautiful 168-room hotel with contemporary rooms, impeccable service, and generous hotel amenities that include a saltwater pool, business center, and airport shuttle. With a hotel this comfortable, we have a feeling you’ll want to stay awhile.

Conveniently located along Interstate 80. ADA accessible. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Upcoming Concerts
Weekend Entertainment Lineup

 2016 Live Horse Racing
Thoroughbred Racing: April 28 – August 13
Thursday & Friday at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday at 1 p.m.

Quarter Horse Racing: August 20 – October 15
Friday at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday at 1 p.m.

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General Information
  • Admission Price: Free to all ages, must be 21 to access the casino floor.
  • Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Season: Live horse racing every April thru October.
  • Self-Guided Tours:
General Information
  • Total Rooms: 168
  • Doubles Doubles: 50
  • Singles: 79
  • Suites #: 39
  • Additional Notes: Hotel opened 2/14/2012
  • Airport Shuttle:
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  • Date Opened: April 2012
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  • Handicapped Accessible rooms for Hearing Impaired: 5
  • In-room Movies offered:
  • Lounge:
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  • Indoor Pool:
  • Pool Hours: 6 am - 11 pm
  • Refrigerator Available:
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  • Shopping within 3 blocks:
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  • Free Wireless Internet:
General Information
  • Accept Credit Cards:
  • Average Price Breakfast: $
  • Average Price Lunch: $
  • Average Price Dinner: $$
  • Brunch:
  • Bar:
  • Days of Operation: All
  • Late Night Dining:
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Largest Room 14157
  • Total Sq. Ft. 34775
  • Reception Capacity 1500
  • Space Notes Hotel and Sales Conference Rooms contain existing conference tables and executive chairs.
  • Theatre Capacity 1326
  • Banquet Capacity 960
  • Number of Rooms 18
  • Booths 71
  • Suites 39
  • Classroom Capacity 440
  • Sleeping Rooms 168
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • 10 X 10 Booths 71
  • Free Parking? true
  • Parking Capacity 3611
  • U-Shape 403
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
  • Wireless Internet Notes (fees, etc) Complimentary
Pavilion
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2967
  • Width: 35
  • Length: 86
  • Height: 13
  • Booth Capacity: 13
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 329
Altoona Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 630
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 21
  • Height: 9
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Polk County Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 720
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 24
  • Height: 9
  • Theater Capacity: 72
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Salon 1
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1326
  • Width: 39
  • Length: 34
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 6
  • Theater Capacity: 112
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 90
  • Reception Capacity: 147
Salon 2
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1287
  • Width: 39
  • Length: 33
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 6
  • Theater Capacity: 112
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 90
  • Reception Capacity: 144
Salon 3
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1248
  • Width: 39
  • Length: 31
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 6
  • Theater Capacity: 120
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 90
  • Reception Capacity: 138
Bishop Ballroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 14100
  • Width: 99
  • Length: 143
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 82
  • Theater Capacity: 1440
  • Classroom Capacity: 486
  • Banquet Capacity: 960
  • Reception Capacity: 1500
Bishop Ballroom A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4455
  • Width: 45
  • Length: 99
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 19
  • Theater Capacity: 405
  • Classroom Capacity: 120
  • Banquet Capacity: 240
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Bishop Ballroom B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4455
  • Width: 45
  • Length: 99
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 19
  • Theater Capacity: 456
  • Classroom Capacity: 144
  • Banquet Capacity: 320
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Bishop Ballroom C
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3861
  • Width: 39
  • Length: 98
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 17
  • Theater Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 132
  • Banquet Capacity: 240
  • Reception Capacity: 600
Skinner Ballroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6270
  • Width: 114
  • Length: 55
  • Height: 13
  • Booth Capacity: 30
  • Theater Capacity: 504
  • Classroom Capacity: 180
  • Banquet Capacity: 390
  • Reception Capacity: 696
Skinner Ballroom A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2090
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 55
  • Height: 13
  • Booth Capacity: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 192
  • Classroom Capacity: 96
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 232
Skinner Ballroom B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2090
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 55
  • Height: 13
  • Booth Capacity: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 198
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 232
Skinner B1
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1026
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 27
  • Height: 13
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 114
Skinner B2
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1026
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 27
  • Height: 13
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 114
Skinner Ballroom C
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1824
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 48
  • Height: 13
  • Booth Capacity: 9
  • Theater Capacity: 189
  • Classroom Capacity: 52
  • Banquet Capacity: 110
  • Reception Capacity: 202
Skinner C1
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1026
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 27
  • Height: 13
  • Theater Capacity: 94
  • Classroom Capacity: 38
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 114
Skinner C2
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 760
  • Width: 38
  • Length: 20
  • Height: 13
  • Theater Capacity: 70
  • Classroom Capacity: 28
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 84
Meadows Commons Pre-Function Area
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8240
  • Width: 206
  • Length: 40
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 22
  • Reception Capacity: 600
Grandquist Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 780
  • Width: 26
  • Length: 30
  • Height: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 86
Prairie Rose Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1058
  • Width: 23
  • Length: 46
  • Height: 9
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 64
  • Reception Capacity: 80
Hotel Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 320
  • Width: 16
  • Length: 20
  • Height: 10
Sales Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 432
  • Width: 18
  • Length: 24
  • Height: 10

Tony Orlando Christmas Show

  • December 11, 2016
    Starting: 04:00 PM doors open at 3

Date Night

  • Valid: October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2017
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Stay & Play

  • Valid: October 1, 2015 - May 31, 2017
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Stay, Play & Dine

  • Valid: October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2017
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