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Western Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1842 Madison Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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Ranked #8 of 25 hotels in Council Bluffs
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Erie, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We stopped here to break up our drive from Colorado to WI and were traveling with two small dogs which limited our hotel options. Trip Advisor reviews looked good so we chose to stop here, if it hadn't been 11pm we would have looked for other accomodations. Room was dirty, run down and smelled of stale smoke which is funny... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

Our house was condemned. They allowed us to come in and pay weekly to stay there. They allowed us to keep our 3 dogs with us. The service was amazing! Everyone was so nice and friendly and accepting. With the amazing breakfast bar, the afternoon snacks that change daily and the indoor heated pool what's not to love.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We realized that we needed to make more than the expected progress for the day and called ahead via cell phone to set up a room here. Its one of the cheapest in the area and very easy to access via 80. You can fuel up easily. It does have a nice looking pool too. Breakfast was basic, one hot... More

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kansas city, mo
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Rooms were large and clean. There were two sinks which was great when getting ready to go out in the morning. The pool was nice and we had it to ourselves. Nice breakfast with plenty of great food. I would definately stay here again. Great value.

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Waterloo, Iowa
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We are a family on a budget and staying at the Western Inn enabled us to stay an extra night and not have a long drive home after a tiring day at the Omaha Zoo. Sounds like a sacrifice, right? Not hardly. Recently remodeled, super clean, very nice pool (which, mid-week in October, we had to ourselves), fluffy biscuits and... More

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Strongsville, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Very welcoming staff. Freshly baked cookies and hot dogs served in the lobby late afternoon. Room was very clean. Comfortable beds and great shower. Great access to the interstate, but we heard no traffic noise. We'd stay here again if ever in the area.

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Palmer Lake, Colorado
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Pool was clean and water was warm my husband would have preferred it colder but it felt great after driving eight hours Staff was very friendly Room was clean Beds were comfortable Chocolate chip cookies and hot dogs in thelateafternoon were a nice touch Easy access on and off the road

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

After having decided before our trip to Chicago about how far I could drive in one day, we decided that Council Bluffs would be a good stopping point. And after driving almost 600 miles on August 8th that was just about the best decision I made that day. Luckily for us, the motel is located just off the interstate, so... More

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Muscadine, Alabama
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Well they pulled it off again. My second time staying here as I travel thru and I was impressed again. Very clean very homey, and just a relaxed atmosphere. They accepted my pet and that was a blessing as well. We really enjoyed our stay. Decent breakfast and awesome customer service.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

The hotel doesn't look fancy, only 2 stories, but they greet you with fresh baked chocolate chip cookies to munch on while you're checking in, or you can have a free hot dog if you need a more substantial snack. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable. Easy access, right off I-80 but very... More

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Also Known As:
Western Hotel
Western Hotel Council Bluffs
Western Motel Council Bluffs
Address: 1842 Madison Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Location: United States > Iowa > Council Bluffs
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Council Bluffs
#2 Family Hotel in Council Bluffs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Western Inn 2.5*
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