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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean rooms and pretty comfortable beds. We only stayed one night but the hotel was very accommodating. Our room was clean and the pool area is great for kids. The hotel was quiet and staff was very friendly. Breakfast was decent with a fair number of options, everyone was able to find enough to start their day. I liked that... More 

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Creve Coeur, Missouri
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was great. Easy to get to. Next to casino (didn't go there). The only downside was parking. There is a lot of parking, but it is shared with the Ameristar Casino. During daytime and early afternoon, parking near Holiday Inn front doors isn't a problem. We arrived after 10pm the first night, then didn't come back to the... More 

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

Dear Mary Jane R, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! Is great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. I am very happy to hear that you found such great value in spending your time with us as opposed to staying in Downtown Omaha. I am sorry for... More 

Heatland
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58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this hotel was just first rate all around. Nice rooms, quality furnishings, spotlessly clean, friendly staff, good breakfast etc. Just a couple of minor complaints. The pool and fitness room are shared with the Ameristar next door. The pool was too crowded to be of much use and the water had a greenish tint to it. Interestingly, the... More 

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Thank whoknows987
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear whoknows987, 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 very nice things you were able to share about your time here with us. The cleanliness of our rooms and the service we provide to our guests are two things that we pride... More 

Topeka, Kansas
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132 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed with our seven year old daughter in room 564 over Aug 11- Aug 13 for a family weekend in the Omaha area. Check in was a breeze and throughout our stay the front desk crew was great. We had a fifth floor room facing the river. The air conditioning was quiet and kept the room... More 

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

Dear n0uzn, 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 wonderful things you were able to share about your time here with us! I am very happy to hear the very kind words you were able to relay about your experiences with our... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed just one night while here on business, but was impressed by the cleanliness and convenience of the property. Very close to Harrah's casino, Bass Pro, and several restaurants. Easy 5 minutes to downtown Omaha or the Henry Doorly zoo. Only downside is a small fitness center with treadmills needing maintenance. But value for price is very fair.

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

Dear Dave G, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here with us. It's great that you enjoyed our central location as well as the cleanliness of our hotel. We know how important these things are for our guests... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night for a wedding in the area. Overall our stay was perfectly average, the room was clean, great view of the river and downtown, breakfast was good. There were however a couple of oddities, the room was nearly 85 degrees when we first opened it up as the air was off and the shades were open,... More 

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

Dear Amber P, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here 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 happy to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast, river views, and the cleanliness of our rooms.... More 

South Dakota
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was great for a little while...then we discovered there wasn't any sheets or blankets for the pull-out bed! It was later in the night, we called down to the front desk and was told it would be a while. After 10 minutes my daughter walked down there and spoke to the front desk person who said it would... More 

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Thank roo99
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear roo99, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit with me. I sincerely appreciate hearing from our guests about what we can do better for all of our guests in the future. I am very sorry that we did so poorly, especially in the area of customer service. We know how important it is... More 

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27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this hotel mainly because of the convenient location. It's right off the interstate and close to the zoo and downtown. Our only complaint is the pool area and to be fair to the Holiday inn, their management may have nothing to do with it. The SMALL pool is in an awkward little building that is shared by 3... More 

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

Dear ChrisinSoDak, Thank you for taking the time to share such a great review with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your time here with us. I am very sorry for the issues you faced during your time in our pool area and I will make sure that I relay your feedback... More 

Depoe Bay, Oregon
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a multi-day road trip and spent many nights at IHG hotels...this was our least favorite. The common areas (halls, elevators, etc.) were not very clean. The breakfast was very crowded and they did not keep the breakfast items filled. We were told at the front desk that we could charge dining to our room but they neglected... More 

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

Dear Linda G, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent visit with me. I sincerely appreciate hearing from our guests both about what we have done well as well as what we can improve upon in the future. I am very sorry for the issues you mentioned with our hallways, breakfast, and room charge... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $114 - $190 (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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Also Known As:
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Council Bluffs Holiday Inn
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#7 Business Hotel in Council Bluffs
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