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pune
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its as good as any other holiday inn hotel. May be rooms are more modern. Best part is its near to airport and you can avail the shuttle service to the airport which is every 30 min. Its not too far form the Old market area.

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Thank cooltrips15
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear cooltrips15, Thank you for taking the time to share such a great review with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found our hotel to be what you expect from Holiday Inn. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the airport shuttle as well as our central location to... More 

Lincoln
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

The room was comfortable and had a view of the river. The staff we interacted with were all very pleasant. Breakfast had a nice selection including eggs, sausage, waffles and biscuits and gravy. It was nice that there was an area that you could go out and sit at overlooking the river. We will definately be staying there again when... More 

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Thank Juniper25_2000
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear Juniper25_2000, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! It is great to hear all of the nice things you were able to share about your visit with us. I am very happy that you found us to be the perfect hotel for your girl's night out and that you... More 

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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Have stayed multiple times with family. Easy to locate off highway and tons of parking. Great breakfast every time. Rooms are spacious. Bathrooms need some work. They have old jetted tubs that need repair. Overall though this is a great Holiday Inn.

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Thank Jessica V
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear Jessica V, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! It is great to hear all of the nice things you were able to share about your time with us. I am very happy that you have chosen to return to us on multiple occasions. Loyalty is very important for... More 

Texas
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

The meeting rooms were nice and the breakfast was ok. If you are looking for close proximity to the casino, this is adjacent and right at the casino. The main downfall was the room. The room had issues with the shower and the furniture. We had a large group, so I am sure that not everyone's room had these issues.... More 

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Thank Whitnee B
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear Whitnee B, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit with me. I sincerely appreciate hearing from our guests both about what we have done well as well as where we can improve for all of our guests in the future. I am very sorry for the issues you had with your room. I... More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We stayed one night in mid September. We decided to stay here to be closer to the airport for an early morning flight to Mexico. The rooms have been updated and are really nice. We were able to leave our car parked at the adjoining casino during our trip. The staff transported us to and from the airport. Both our... More 

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Thank NElovestotravel
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear NElovestotravel, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear all of the wonderful things you were able to share about your visit! It is great to know how convenient it was for you to have the option of leaving your car and using our shuttle to take you... More 

Springdale, Arkansas
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46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

This was our second stay at this hotel. This visit was part of motorcycle trip with friends. The hotel is adjacent to the Ameristar Casino. There is an enclosed walkway to the casino which really was handy as it was raining. There are three places to eat in the casino so it is not necessary to leave the area for... More 

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Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear wezoom, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! It is great to hear all of the nice things you were able to share about your visit with us. I appreciate you pointing out some of our most unique features to everyone like our location on the Missouri River and... More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Just getting around to this review. I stayed here in mid-June while my son was playing baseball in an Under Armour tournament nearby. I was charged way too much because it just happened to be during the College World Series. Over $200 a night for 6 nights, and that was with a "discount" through my son's tournament sponsor. I can... More 

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Thank J M
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear J M, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit with me. I sincerely appreciate hearing from our guests both about what we have done well as well as what we can do better the next time around. I am very sorry about the issues you faced during your time with us. I will... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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111 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

My husband and I had a free stay here from an auction we bid on. The check-in was slow despite the fact that we were the only ones checking in. Maybe the staff was new, but they seemed confused. The hotel could use some up-dating. Upon entering our room, it smelled moldy. Had we actually paid for the room we... More 

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Thank AshleeRenee
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear AshleeRenee, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit with me. I sincerely appreciate hearing from our guests both about what we have done well as well as where we can improve ourselves for all of our guests in the future. I am very sorry about the issues you faced with your check-in as... More 

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62 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We needed a place to stay for one night only while we were in the area to watch my granddaughter's college soccer game. We wanted a clean, safe place that was easily accessible to the interstate. The Holiday Inn Express provided all of that and more! Our room, as well as the common areas of the hotel, were immaculate! The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We're not people who require four stars when we travel. Have we stayed there-yeah. Do we love them - yeah. But we don't require it, or even look for it. We usually give good reviews to places that is clean and bright and friendly. So what's up with this place? The pool area is really nice, but two things were... More 

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Thank J H
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear J H, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel with me. I sincerely appreciate hearing from our guests both about what we have done well as well as what we can do better for all of our guests in the future. I am very sorry for the issues you faced with the parking... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right on the banks of the Missouri River and attached to the Ameristar Casino we are right in the heart of the Omaha\Council Bluffs Metro Area. We provide a complimentary 24 hour shuttle to and from the airport and anywhere within 5 miles of the hotel. We offer a complimentary breakfast along with an on-site bar and 4 restaurants located in the attached casino. If you're in town for business or fun we have everything you need! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29

Address: 2202 River Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7048
Location: United States > Iowa > Council Bluffs
Price Range: $99 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29 3*
Number of rooms: 185
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Rooms with river view are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles wezoom, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles wish_for_more_travel, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the river side of the hotel. The views are much better than on the parking lot side.”
 of 5 bubbles whoknows987, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
“Our fifth floor room facing the river was quiet with a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles n0uzn, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“Nice view of the Missouri River on west side”
 of 5 bubbles 480Baseballmom, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
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