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The Blackhawk Hotel

115 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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The Blackhawk Hotel
Ranked #1 of 13 hotels in Cedar Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before you read any further, just remember you're in Cedar Falls, IA. This place is not going to have an onsite spa, a workout facility, or a traditional concierge. I was there for a couple days for a work event, so my company paid for the room. If I ended up paying in excess of $200 a night for the... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was very neat. The lobby is GORGEOUS with all of the old woodwork. I was staying here for business and it was just a neat place. There is a rumor that it's haunted but my boss assures me it is not :) The breakfast the next morning was cooked to order and very good, although the menu is... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We put Mother & Sister up at the BHH-Motor Lodge for a week. Our house is too small and full of teenagers!! Mom and Sis are from Santa Barbara, so you KNOW they're snooty and have seen WAY TOO MUCH creme-de-la-creme. But, they were VERY impressed with the service, the quiet, tasteful modern decor, downtown atmosphere and the (Thank Heavens)... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A traditional Main St Hotel, but clean, well run, atmospheric, charming , if you are bored with the chains here makes a refreshing change. Our room was spacious, thoughtfully equipped , and most of all we slept well.

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Waterloo, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was wonderful. Our room was gorgeous and super clean. We have visited this hotel a few times in the past and have never been disappointed. We'll definitely be back. Cedar Falls has a lot to offer.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at both The Black Hawk Hotel and The Motor Lodge (right behind the Hotel, but still affiliated with The Black Hawk Hotel) several times. The Black Hawk Hotel is more Historic, whereas The Motor Lodge is more contemporary. We have had a good experience each time. The rooms were clean, there were enough towels that were also... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed in a luxury junior suite. The room was very clean with a small Jacuzzi tub and small refrigerator. The room has a few antiques to reflect the history of the hotel. The lobby is great with dark wood and leather furniture. It was located right among plenty of restaurants and bars. It is also very... More

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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We recently returned from a one night stay at the Black Hawk. We couldn't have been happier of the choice we made. The Black Hawk is such a hidden gem. Beautiful interior and exterior. We just loved the antiques in the rooms. Downtown Cedar Falls is such a great area for shopping and entertainment. I would recommend this hotel to... More

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Washington, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

So quaint! Our daughter has been a student @ UNI the past four years and we have always wanted to stay at the Blackhawk. Very clean, sweet room. The room was like taking a step back in time. Loved the rubber ducky in the shower!

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Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We love staying here! We have been staying here since before it was renovated every time we played a show in cedar falls. It is beautifully restored and staffed with a helpful and friendly crew that make our late checkins and musician high maintenance requests a pleasant experience. Enjoy a cocktail at the stuffed olive before the show. This hotel... More

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tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, Nadas, for the great review. It was a pleasure to have you as guests.....and you weren't too high maintenance! Hope we will be your hotel of choice if you have a future gig in the Cedar Falls area. More

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Additional Information about The Blackhawk Hotel

Address: 115 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Location: United States > Iowa > Cedar Falls
Also Known As:
The Blackhawk Hotel Cedar Falls, Iowa

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Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Cedar Falls #5 Business Hotel in Cedar Falls
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Hawk Hotel is the oldest continuously operating hotel West of the Mississippi. It has 27 standard, suites and luxury suites available in the historic building, along with a business center. Each room has its own unique interior different from the others. Behind the building is our vintage Motor Lodge which has 15 mid-century modern king rooms with original art. This facility includes a workout room and all the modern conveniences demanded by today's sophisticated traveler. The Black Hawk occupies a great location in the heart of Cedar Falls on Main St. where all the action is...Great restaurants, shops and lots of other stuff to do. All of this is right next to the picturesque Cedar River with its walking and bike trails. ... more   less 
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