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1842 Madison Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-5222
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Western Inn is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Council Bluffs, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and Western Hotel makes getting online easy as free wifi is available. You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the motel, including a 24 hour front desk, newspaper, and baggage storage. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests. For those interested in checking out Historic General Dodge House (1.6 mi) while visiting Council Bluffs, Western Inn is a short distance away. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out LongHorn Steakhouse and Texas Roadhouse, which are some steakhouses that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Lewis and Clark Monument and Scenic Overlook, Kanesville Tabernacle, or Golden Spike Monument, which are popular monuments and statues amongst tourists. Enjoy your stay in Council Bluffs!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fax / photocopying
Free internet
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Vending machine
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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This older property was run down and poorly managed. When we arrived and asked for an "accessible" room, the girl did not know that word. She then gave us a room upstairs, and my husband who walks with great difficulty was starting up the stairs when she remembered that there was a room available on the ground floor. It had new carpet installed recently, and the strong odor of new carpet was mixed with the odor of mold and food in our room. I tried opening the window, but it operated very poorly and I was barely able to get it closed. The a/c ran all night but never really dried out the air in the room. The mattress was not new, crazy lumpy hard pillows, and blankets I did not trust had been washed. The bathroom had a brand new tub/shower enclosure which was nice, and the bathroom was very clean. However the towels were thin and worn. The carpet in the hallway was dirty, and the place had an air of not well cared for, despite the fact that someone had recently redecorated the rooms with a trendy wall paint. One of the lamps in our room did not work at all. We were in a room facing the interstate and cars and trucks zoomed by all night. I barely slept due to the odor, weird bed, and general not good feeling. The breakfast was no where what we hoped for, so we drove one block to the Village in. Trip Advisor had given this place a 4 star rating, but I strongly disagree. There is an indoor pool, but it had closed when we arrived.
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Google called it a 3 star hotel. Barely rates one. The front desk was friendly, but the owners clearly haven't put a dime into the place in years. Latex pillows, tiny, ancient soaps, horrible coffee (clean the coffeemaker folks!), no lids on the ice buckets, no ice scoop, AC units listing precariously out of the walls. The attention to negative detail was thorough, they had magazines for events that ended the previous month and the "what to do" magazine had all the the pages related to local sights torn out. Stay in Omaha.
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The hotel is old, hasn't been remodeled in ages, if ever, is more than slighty run down. The parking lot is in bad shape, a broken Pepsi machine greeted me on the sidewalk by the entrance, my room faced the immediately adjacent freeway where truck noise serenaded me all night and occasionally the desk lamp would just come on, presumably because of a short, before I finally woke up enough to unplug it. It took about 30 minutes and a different remote control before getting the tv to work. The breakfast was minimal, but they do say it is a continental breakfast - muffins and toast and cereal, no sweet rolls, no eggs and no breakfast meats. Some yogurt though.
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Took a chance with this little gem and very glad to have done so!! From the friendly welcome, to the non stop extras, the Western Inn is exactly how ALL Hotel/Motels should be! Warm " snack " at 530 (pulled pork on night 1, hot dogs on night 2. ) To the warm chocolate chip cookies at 6p. The cleanliness if the whole place is unreal!! My room is huge, my kids are comfy ( the pool is REDIC!! ) and the price (on Hotels.com ) was unbeatable!! I definitely recommend stopping in if your traveling through Council Bluffs Iowa!! Thank you everyone!!
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Stayed here one night due to car troubles last minute. got RING WORM. stay away from this hotel. the room was stingy, gross, and very unsanitary. Got out of there right at 5:30am. breakfast was very stingy & not good.
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$68 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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