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Harrah's Council Bluffs

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   One Harrah's Blvd., Council Bluffs, IA 51501
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ed-Suzi P Frankfort, Indiana, United States
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    4 of 5 stars
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Frankfort, Indiana, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place. well kept and spacious rooms. Staff very nice. Management needs to rethink all the extra charges that at most hotels are complementary. Such as WIFI $13, HBO etc, extra charge and no continental breakfast. These extra charges will cause me NOT to make a return visit and try another location.

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Andrew K, Public Relations Manager at Harrah's Council Bluffs, responded to this review

Hi Ed-Suzi, Thank you for visiting our hotel and casino. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our spacious rooms during your stay. We are also glad to hear our staff was very nice and helpful. We will be sure to pass along your kind comments. We do understand your frustration with our extra services. We will be sure to... More

San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Suite 1010 directly over the arena stage had a great view of Omaha and the river. Nice sunsets too. Room was a large two room suite, well furnished with marble and granite, clean, and well maintained. Very quiet too. Would definitely use it again, after a lovely four night stay.

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Andrew K, Public Relations Manager at Harrah's Council Bluffs, responded to this review

Hi Garry, Thank you so much for the kind comments! We're are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Please be sure to let us know the next time you want to come visit! We would be delighted to have you back! Best, -Andy More

Elgin, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in room919, one smoking king size bed- No smell of smoke! This room was spotless!!! Two chairs and a table in front of a large window, lots of natural light! The bathroom , marble floors and granite counter top, brass fixtures, a lighted side mirror as well as hair dryer. The bed was extra comfy!! We loved it!... More

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Andrew K, Public Relations Manager at Harrah's Council Bluffs, responded to this review

Hi Ciidross We are extremely excited you enjoyed your stay with us! We were certailnly happy to have you! Thank you so much for the kind comments. Can't wait to see you again! -Andy More

Lawrence, KS
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63 reviews 63 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night to go to a concert at the Cove in the back of the casino. The room was way overpriced and pretty small. At least the room was clean. We weren't expecting wifi to be an additional $10.95 charge per day. Like a casino doesn't rake in enough $ out of people. Also the tv... More

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Andrew K, Public Relations Manager at Harrah's Council Bluffs, responded to this review

Hi Vern, Thank you for your feedback. Anytime we have a concert in our Stir Cove concert venue, we do experience a rather large volume of traffic. I am sorry your TV signal was not consistent. We will be sure to address this issues with our facilities team and make sure all of our amenities are functioning properly. We do... More

Apopka, Florida
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283 reviews 283 reviews
52 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed at the Harrah's Council Bluff's on our 4th night during our 48 day west trip from Florida. The typical highrise hotel & casino that offered a good rate. The room had 2 queen beds and was very clean with no cigarette smell from the casino below. They have a 2 terminal computer business office next to the front... More

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Howard Beach, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The hotel part if very good, clean rooms, nice people, etc. Food at the little 24 hr place was good. The casino is very very small right now, I heard a lot of hammering and drilling so maybe they are making it bigger. I would say if you can travel to the other casinos this one is good for sleeping... More

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Central City, Nebraska
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

hotel is over priced and the casino is tiny and overrated... however the backstage grill diner restraunt they have in there has good food, and the carrot cake is the best in the world... if your at harrahs try it... its like a 1/4 of a full cake for like 6 bucks!!!

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Green Valley, Arizona
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202 reviews 202 reviews
29 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are ok with Electricity and water only, this place offers a great overnight experience. However, the sites are narrow and not easy to position a large motorhome and get both slides out on the curb and street side of the coach. Meals and drinks in the Casino are expensive. The RV park is quite reasonable for a nights... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed one night during College World Series. While the casino was smaller than I expected I still had no problem being entertained and leaving with a few bucks ahead. The hotel rooms were clean and the beds were super comfortable. Check in I was greeted by a friendly staffer and quickly had my key. We had a room that was... More

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Kansas City, Kansas, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went to Harrahs in Council Bluffs Iowa for a weekend getaway. It's only a three hour drive from Kansas City. The Saturday evening we were there they had a concert performed by Collective Souls. If you know this band from the 90's you know how good they are. Harrahs has an outdoor amphitheater for concerts that seats about 3000. You... More

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Address: One Harrah's Blvd., Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Location: United States > Iowa > Council Bluffs
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Harrah's Council Bluffs 3.5*
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Whether business or pleasure takes you to the Omaha and Council Bluffs area, staying at Harrah’s is your key to a fun, friendly time. Check in to our luxurious accommodations, including exquisite suites and deluxe rooms. Plus, you’re just step away from the action with slots, table games, fabulous dining, shopping and live entertainment. ... more   less 
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