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About AltoonaLike many other American towns on elevated plains, this suburb of Des Moines derives its name from the Latin word for “high.”

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Altoona, IA

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines-Altoona

460 Bass Pro Dr NW. Altoona, IA 50009

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Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona-Des Moines

215 Adventureland Dr NW. Altoona, IA 50009

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Best Western Plus Altoona Inn

300 34th Ave NW. Altoona, IA 50009

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Hyatt Place Des Moines / Altoona

480 Bass Pro Dr NW. Altoona, IA 50009

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