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Prairie Meadows

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1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2115
+1 800-325-9015
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Prairie Meadows offers multiple slot machines, table games, horse races, as well as many different... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Amanda M
WOW What a Breakfast

Tuesday is Seniors day for breakfast and lunch at Triple Crown at Prairie Meadows. We were there... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Des Moines, Iowa
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Prairie Meadows is the premier destination for gaming and entertainment in the Midwest. With more than 85,000 square feet of casino action, we have every game you'll want to play this side of Vegas. Whether you enjoy the latest slot machine or your favorite table games, Prairie Meadows has everything you need to get your game on. Win place or show,there's nothing like the heart-pounding thrill of live racing on our one-mile racetrack. Join us for live Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing every April - October. It's pure excitement start to finish. Casino action, live horse racing, a variety of dining options and great entertainment are waiting for you at Prairie Meadows.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“live racing” (5 reviews)
“triple crown” (5 reviews)
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1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2115
+1 800-325-9015
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Prairie Meadows offers multiple slot machines, table games, horse races, as well as many different entertainment events going on. All different types of genres in music and dance, they have comedians and even events for the whole family. The staff are polite and friendly. Multiple...More

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Tuesday is Seniors day for breakfast and lunch at Triple Crown at Prairie Meadows. We were there at 8:00 and there was a line, but it moved a little slow. The wait was well worth it. The food was outstanding. They had all kinds of...More

1  Thank larrymcgrean
Reviewed 9 July 2016

What a fun evening and there are also horse races. There were so many choices for dining from casual to fine. There was entrainment at a nominal price but we were leaving that day.

Thank vincenzanancy
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Very clean, well staffed and luxurious facility. It also helped that I hit 3 exactas betting the ponies! Much nicer casino than there is in Omaha!

Thank fbrep
Reviewed 21 June 2016

PM is a good place to go to watch the horses run. Nice accommodations, Friendly staff, great food for the buffet, with a nice selection of everything. Tables were well attended. With people coming over to take your bet, your drink order, cash in tickets...More

Thank Eileen T
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Was in town for World Pork Expo & visited one night. Very nice place. No smoking areas but did not even notice smoke anywhere in the place. Very nice staff & helpful dealers. I'm not a slot person so played BJ. We are not high...More

Thank BuckeyeBidcaller
Reviewed 14 June 2016

A very nice place to watch the horses race. This is our second year here and have booked the hotel for next year.

Thank DJBaker5155
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This review concerns the buffet at Prairie Meadows: this is a huge buffet with a large assortment of food items to choose from. It features different ethnic entries, tons of great side dishes and more desserts than you can imagine! If you leave here without...More

Thank Marsha M
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I was mainly attending the Garth Brooks concert at the Wells Fargo arena which was easy access from the hotel and the interstate. When I returned to my hotel at 1:00 a.m. after the concert I drove over to the Prairie Meadows. It was clean...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This place is terrible. Will not give you an extra room key if you forget yours in the room. Absolutely ridiculous. Thanks for getting your manager to confirm you're not going to get me an extra key and have her apologize and not offer to...More

Thank Jessica C
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Response from riderhorse | Reviewed this property |
Around 10:30 pm
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Response from Guitarjess | Reviewed this property |
At the times of the year races happen, they go until about 11pm.