Hotels in Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Altoona overview

You can take in the local culture of Altoona at Railroaders Memorial Museum and Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Baker Mansion and Peoples Natural Gas Field. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Altoona.

Where to stay in Altoona

A city welcoming to all, Altoona has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 17 hotels in Altoona and you can shop as many as 32 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 22%. Our room prices start at 47 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Altoona as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 4 4-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 21 3-star hotels from 54 USD per night
  • • 11 2-star hotels from 52 USD per night

How to get to Altoona

Fly into Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from central Altoona. Johnstown, PA (JST-John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County) is the next closest major airport, 26.6 mi (42.7 km) away. Altoona Station is the closest train station, located 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from the city center.

What to see around Altoona

Known for its amusement park, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark
  • • DelGrosso's Amusement Park
  • • Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Railroaders Memorial Museum
  • • Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center
  • • Gallitzin Tunnels Park and Museum
  • • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
  • • Cresson Area Heritage Park
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Railroaders Memorial Museum
  • • Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center
  • • Baker Mansion
  • • Peoples Natural Gas Field
  • • Galactic Ice

When to visit Altoona

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 53°F day, 20°F night
  • • April-June: 80°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 66°F day, 20°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.36 inches
  • • April-June: 10.35 inches
  • • July-September: 9.72 inches
  • • October-December: 8.23 inches