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The Blackhawk Hotel

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115 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Rates: $89-$199
The Blackhawk Hotel
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  • 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All in all, I think it is a pretty decent building / property both inside the reception as well as the hotel. I have stayed in the first floor in the building and also spend another night in the newly built motor lodge (inn) int he back of the apartment. The room I had stayed in the building was not... More 

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des moines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blackhawk is a beautiful old hotel with many original appointments. Right on Main Street with terrific shops and restaurants just steps away (don't miss Cup o' Joe across the street for breakfast!). We stayed in a 2 queen bed room. This is an OLD hotel so appreciate the charms and overlook some of the quirks. Bathrooms are very large... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess there is a limit to how much money can go into a restoration such as this but the painting in the rooms could be better. Also if louver blinds are used they need to be dusted. Even the window sill is covered in dust. Otherwise lobby and furniture is excellent. Bed comfortable and bathroom spotless. Wish I could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have family in the area and stay here during the holidays. Comfortable rooms, beautiful decor, friendly staff, and located right on the historical Main Street on amongst dining, shopping, and the beautiful Community Theatre.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We loved staying at this hotel. It was conveniently located downtown on Main Street so we could walk to all the restaurants and shops! The decor is a collection of carefully curated antiques. The staff are friendly and helpful. Make sure to try The Stuffed Olive bar next door for a great martini!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

When we first stepped inside the Blackhawk Hotel, we were expecting clawfoot bathtubs and swayback mattresses. But along with the beautiful, classic decor, we were as comfortable as at any similarly-priced hotel/motel we might have stayed at. The Blackhawk Hotel is a charming piece of Cedar Falls history and we very much enjoyed our stay. The remodels that have been... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Spent a weekend in Cedar Falls and stayed in #319 at the Blackhawk. Hotel was lovely, well maintained and steeped in history. The woodwork was gorgeous. Staff very friendly and helpful, even going to the point of letting us know that a bachelorette party was taking place in the room next door and if we had any problems (we didn't),... More 

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West Burlington, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stayed here for a wedding with my husband July of 2014 - had a small room on the first floor, the place was very charming and the staff was great! All within walking distance of shops, restaurants, pubs downtown. The martini bar attached was excellent too! We'd stay again!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Extremely relaxing, historic setting. Wonderful decor and amenities. Superb location in downtown Cedar Falls. Many great bars and restaurants within walking distance and the University of Northern Iowa is just 3 miles away. Highly recommended.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I'm from Seattle and was back in Cedar Falls visiting some family. We had heard about the Blackhawk Hotel from some friends in town. It did not disappoint! Our rooms were very comfortable, elegant and quiet! The staff was attentive and helpful. We wish we could find a hotel of this quality everywhere we travel! Cedar Falls is lucky to... More 

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