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Western Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1842 Madison Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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Ranked #11 of 25 hotels in Council Bluffs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mt Olive
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the outside we didn't expect much, but the price was good so we were prepared for whatever. What a lovely surprise when we walked inside, from the friendly greeting and supper waiting in a crockpot in the lobby (mesquite grilled chicken) to a clean and comfortable room. Very nicely remodeled. Breakfast was great, oatmeal, biscuits w/gravy, toast, bagels, (so... More

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Guelph, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Western Inn was just a stop over for a night, arrived after dinner and were excited to use there pool. Check in was great, fast and very friendly- especially after driving for 10+hrs from Wyoming. Was given a 1st floor room- very spacious room lots of space, smelled nice (febreeze car scents on a/c while running made that happen). The... More

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Delta, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a quick night rest while traveling. Easy to get to close to highway and quick places to eat. Friendly staff. Clean room with comfortable beds and a nice size bathroom for a hotel. Not to pricey either. $70 without booking prior.

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Cedar Springs, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this on Hotwire site unseen for 77 bucks. Was supposed to be a 2.5 star. Yeah, maybe 30 years ago. If you want to be thrown back into the 80's this place is for you. Tube TV, grandma's phone and dark brown decor makes it feel like the Reagan era once again. Have your fill on biscuits and... More

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Colorado Springs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

There was only one lady working most of the night/day. She was not very nice, and I never once saw her smile. When the toilet clogged in our room, she couldn't even come up and bring a plunger, we had to go down and get one from her. I was just not at all impressed with the people working here.

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Saint Paul
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As in real estate, location is everything. The Inn is very conveniently located off the highway but is situated in an area that makes one think of urban renewal. If you can get past that, the Inn itself is very adequate and clean. However, the linens and towels hopefully will be replaced when the budget allows. Although we didn't make... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were just here for a quick night stopover and it was a typical, basic hotel -clean and the basics in the room. They have an indoor pool that the kids were in love with. But what makes this little motel stand out is the free food that is always around. They put hot dogs out to cook about four... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We just returned from a 2 night stay at the Western Inn. The check in desk staff member Danna was fantastic. She was so friendly and made us feel very welcome. The hot dogs and cookies in the evening are a wonderful treat. The cookies were so delicious. We took advantage of the pool on both days and it was... More

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Mason City, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Thank you for a great stay. As I was booking a room for Individuals with disablities and very limited income I did my Homework and booked a room with a roll away using the Number I thought was direct to the motel. Turned out it wasn't And no roll aways.....But they found away to accommodate us With the budget we... More

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We are looking for a dog friendly hotel and called them first. They have a weight limit of 20 pounds. We have a 70 lb black lab and she travels like a dream. We asked if any in the area would take a arger dog and she suggested Motel 6. Oh well. Just shows you should do some homework ahead... More

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