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The Blackhawk Hotel

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115 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Lanesboro, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is quaint and charming, the staff extremely knowledgeable and gracious, the room (in the newer addition, was clean, well-appointed, and extremely comfortable. The only shortcoming was the complimentary continental breakfast, which was totally unremarkable.

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Thank Hal C
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hal: Thanks so much for choosing The BlackHawk Hotel for your recent stay in Cedar Falls. We are glad you enjoyed your room in "The Lodge." We are sorry to hear that you were not impressed with the complimentary breakfast. Breakfast is a tough meal and we are always trying to improve on the options based on our guests'... More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Cedar Falls to see family after being away from this town for many years. After several people suggested staying at the BlackHawk I decided to give it a try. Such a nice change from the typical chain hotels I stay in. When you walk in you taken back in time with the absolutely beautifully decorated lobby area. The... More 

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Thank Keith J
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Keith: We are so happy that you chose The BlackHawk Hotel for your recent Cedar Falls visit. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are pleased that you appreciated our décor and that our staff took the time to give you some history of the hotel. We are definitely the place to stay if you want an... More 

Iowa, USA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming here for several years for weekend getaways. We love the character and charm of this hotel. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The beds and pillows are amazingly comfortable. The rooms are always clean, and they are very spacious and well-decorated! Great location for shopping and dining downtown (and my wife loves... More 

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

Hi Brian and Karla: We are so pleased that you are among our "regulars" and continue to enjoy the hotel. As you know, we have been in the process of completing the installation of our very first elevator and we are happy to let you know that when you return, you will be able to take a ride up to... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The hotel is an old hotel in wonderful condition. If you want to spend a night the way travel used to be before all the chain hotels then this is the place. You can eat & drink at the hotel or you can walk to any of the many places on main street.

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Thank Lynn F
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lynn: We are really glad you enjoyed your BlackHawk experience. We work hard to set ourselves apart from the chain hotels and we are always pleased to know that our guests appreciate what we do to make their stay a special experience. Thank you so much for your patronage and we hope to see you again when you are... More 

Provo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

The hotel has the feel of a bed and breakfast, but is run with the comfort and efficiency of a well-run hotel. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I especially loved the heated bathroom tile floors.

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

Hello and thank you so much for your kind review of the hotel. We work hard to provide an excellent lodging experience for all of our guests so we are glad to hear that we succeeded. We hope to see you again at The BlackHawk Hotel and Happy New Year! Dan and Kathy Tindall, owners More 

Grundy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Had a wonderful stay at the Blackhawk Hotel. Great décor in the lobby and rooms and couldn't find a better location for walking to local bars and restaurants. Definitely recommend stopping in at the Stuffed Olive lounge for a martini which is connected to the hotel!

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1 Thank dbw536
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hello: Thank you so much for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon when you are in the Cedar Falls area. Happy New Year: Dan and Kathy Tindall, owners More 

Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Having stayed at the historic Blackhawk on several prior occasions, I was surprised by the ongoing construction & no prior notice of it. Very noisy during weekdays. The shower in our room was the poorest I've ever experienced at all the hotels I've ever stayed at - a mere trickle. Check in desk staff seemed indifferent to our arrival -... More 

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1 Thank craigsX5895CB
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Craig: I just read your review and am sorry to hear that you had a less than perfect experience on your recent visit. We do apologize for the disturbance you experienced from the construction connected to the preparation and installation of our new elevator. We have made every possible effort to keep any convenience to our guests at a... More 

Muscatine, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Very nice restoration of classic hotel. Friendly staff. We always treat ourselves to a suite. Each room unique with antiques and set up. Adjacent quaint bar and restaurant. Located down town in college town so lots of night life. We have stayed there for the football games for about 6 years

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1 Thank Mark B
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mark: Thanks so much for the great review and thanks also for being a great supporter over the last 6 years. We continue to make upgrades to our hotel and on your next visit you will be able to ride up to your suite (319) in style in our new elevator which has been a dream of ours since... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Hotel is beautiful and exactly what we were looking for, for a fun girls weekend getaway. The only thing I wish is that it had an elevator. Lugging all your stuff up three flights of stairs isn't fun. Otherwise, it was a great time!

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Thank darcij456
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

"Girls Night Out" thank you so much for the great review. We are so happy that you found just what you were looking for at The BlackHawk Hotel. I'm sure you noticed the construction going on during your visit. This construction is, in part, to install an ELEVATOR in this great old property. We are so pleased to finally be... More 

Orono
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The staff couldn't have been nicer nor more helpful. The room and the lobby were beautifully decorated. The beds were wonderfully cozy. Really fantastic EXCEPT a party of 5 girls came in around 2 a.m. and were laughing and talking. They were not being overly loud but the walls were so thin that it sounded like they were in our... More 

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1 Thank diana632
tindallk, Owner at The Blackhawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your nice review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay but do apologize that you were kept awake because of some "chatty" women near you. It is impossible to provide a totally quiet experience in a hotel (new or old) and that is why we supply earplugs for our guests. I wish you would... More 

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