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Western Inn

Certificate of Excellence
1842 Madison Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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Ranked #10 of 25 Hotels in Council Bluffs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed here for the night after our daughters dance competition. Staff was friendly and able to accommodate us with adjoining rooms. Rooms were clean and seemed to be somewhat bigger than the average room. There were railroad tracks right outside our room but I don't think they were in use as we never saw or heard any trains. We... More 

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Williamsburg, Iowa
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This motel is right off I80. It's not a fancy hotel, but is in really good shape and in better condition than most chain hotels you'll find. My room was spacious as well as spotless. The desk clerk was very friendly and they put down a pretty decent breakfast. I didn't use the pool, but I checked it out and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was ok but hot tub couldn't be used cuz was told it has be underground cuz of the law wut kinda law is that then the hair dryer in the room didn't work they really need make sure things work n get the hot tub done

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed in town for a funeral. Great value, great breakfast, biscuits and gravy. Clean room, recently updated bathroom and shower. New big screen tv mounted on the wall. Comfortable beds and lots of space in the room. Friendly staff too!. Glad we picked this hotel and would stay here again for sure.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I'm a television producer from Los Angeles who travels to the Omaha/Council Bluffs area every month while producing a TV show for one of the major networks. My crew and I travel extremely often and stay at various hotels all over the world every single month. We have been traveling to the Omaha/CB area for almost a year now and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Hotel is a little hard to find. It is tucked in back of a shopping area, not readily visible from street. There is an elevated sign, but unless you know where to look for it (it is somewhat small), you will miss it. The building is motel-blockhouse style and looks a little foreboding, but it's a good one. Grounds are... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a budget hotel, and with that in mind, it was very nice. The room was clean and the furniture in good condition. The beds were comfortable. When I looked out my window in the morning, I saw train tracks very close by. However, I never heard a train during the night, so they must not go by that... More 

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Lincoln
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Very dated hotel, it was off the interstate ok location, good breakfast, little little tv with broken remote, beds very low to the ground and not very comfy but For the price it was an ok place to stay I would stay there again if needed be.

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Eganville, Ontario, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We arrived in late afternoon on a long cross-country road trip. The hotel was close to the highway, which is what we were looking for. The pool was a bonus. As far as a the price is concerned, all I can say is that I've stayed in hotels charging twice as much that have not been as nice as this... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The highlight of the stay was the friendliness of the staff. The hotel itself though was like going back in time to the early 90's. The room itself had stains on the carpeted floor as you walk in while there were several strands of long hair on the chairs. The TV was a small, tube-style RCA that had a purple... More 

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