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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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Ranked #9 of 25 hotels in Council Bluffs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2009
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    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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2009

What is going on at Harrahs? This used to be one of our favorite long weekend getaways, but now we will reconsider where we choose to spend our time and money! The payout on the slots was horrible, not just for our group, but did not see anyone winning anywhere. There did not seem to be much excitement or action... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2009

What's happened to to this place? Rooms are showing wear with holes in curtains, bedding and carpet. Can't reserve type of room you want such as smoking or not, 1 or 2 beds, let alone a whirlpool suite, which they say they only have 8 of and they are reserved for their out of town players as they are now... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2009

The Harrah's is just over the Missouri River from Omaha, NE in Iowa. I was on business in the area and always enjoy a good casino and thought this would be a good choice. It was. The hotel is situated on the Missouri River. The casino is actually part of a boat that appears permanently anchored to the river. The... More

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2008

I am a Harrah's Casino Diamond level player. I expected to have a much better experience! I booked a premium room (one with a view of the Omaha sky-line and Missouri River). I was given a room on the other side of the hotel with a view of their parking lot. Normally it wouldn't have been a problem for me... More

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Middleton, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2008

I thought that Harrah's in Council Bluffs was alright. The room was fairly nice and the hotel seems fairly new. The casino is fairly small, but it has a wide variety of gaming and it is nice not to have to fight crowds. The buffet was good, but service was very slow at the diner - however, it was a... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2008

My husband and I decided relatively late to travel to the US Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha and there were no hotels available downtown. We chose Harrah's knowing that it was very close to downtown Omaha. We were very pleased with our stay even though we don't gamble and didn't care about the casino facilities at all. We checked in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2007

Stayed here oct. 21-26 for a company function. Check in was nice and hotel room was GREAT!!! The Ace's diner was a plus after a night of fun. The only thing I didn't care for was that you have to park and walk a little bit to the hotel. Other than that, it was awesome and bring your golf clubs!!!!

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2007

We chose Harrah's for our pre-flight hotel. Checked in without a problem and was informed that they had an airport shuttle which would allow us to leave our car in their ramp. Nice service! Front desk personnel were very pleasant and helpful. Room was clean and looked newly remodeled. Was a non-smoking room, but still smelled of smoke. Which is... More

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2007

Stayed here for a one night business trip in the area. Check-in was fast. The rooms were ready when we got there. The room was spacious and clean. No problems with any bedding or carpets. The bathroom looked newly remodeled and was also clean. Our group ate in the buffet. The food and service was average. The casino was a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2007

We always play in Harrahs n Horseshoe but since May of 2007 we have not been able to get rooms, even when we have comp and special deals. I questioned this and they had no explanation. So from here on I will stay at Ameristar they always have rooms, why should I give either of these casinos my money when... More

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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*
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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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