We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 25 Council Bluffs hotels

Harrah's Council Bluffs

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   One Harrah's Blvd., Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Harrah's Council Bluffs to your Saves list
Harrah's Council Bluffs
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #9 of 25 hotels in Council Bluffs
GreenLeadersBronze level
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Ciidross Elgin, South Carolina
  • Overview
  • Reviews (144)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Photos (33)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (29)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

144 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (29)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Elgin, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lawrence, KS
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Apopka, Florida
Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
51 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Howard Beach, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Central City, Nebraska
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Green Valley, Arizona
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
23 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manhattan, Kansas
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Grand Island, Nebraska
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We checked in very late at night, 2 AM, and the hotel clerk was alert and gracious. When we got to our room it was very nice. All areas seemed to be very clean. We slept in a bit and it was quiet. Their were darkening curtains on the windows. The bed and pillows were very comfortable, we sleep well.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for my 21st birthday; overall i liked it. The rooms were nice though i did have to clean some dust from my window frame. The beds were very comfy. The casino was fun though only 1 level. Our bartender Mark was SUPER AWESOME. He got a group of people together to sing me happy birthday and he... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Harrah's Council Bluffs, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Been to Harrah's Council Bluffs? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Harrah's Council Bluffs

Address: One Harrah's Blvd., Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Location: United States > Iowa > Council Bluffs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Harrah's Council Bluffs 3.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Priceline, Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL, Hotels.com, Venere and Agoda so you can book your Harrah's Council Bluffs reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Harrah`s Council Bluffs Hotel Council Bluffs
Harrahs Hotel Council Bluffs

33 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (24)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Bathroom (3)
Room/suite (4)
View from room (1)
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (10)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Dining (6)
Other (1)


Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Council Bluffs
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer