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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29
View Map
{"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

195 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 195: English reviews
Start your review of Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29
 Click to rate
Cherryvale, Kansas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I got a decent rate on a nice sized king suite. The room has 2 tv's, a seating area with wet bar area that includes Keurig machine which I like. Overall the room itself was clean and comfortable. Great access to the casino if you like that kind of thing and to several on site restaurants, a gift shop, etc....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank shelsmiles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was a welcome surprise as it had nice room and many activities to enjoy. My room had a view of the river and was very relaxing. The casino was nice and the restaurant and bar was nice. The food and staff were very good and I will stay here again.

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

Dear Jmackh, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear all of the very nice things you were able to share about your visit! It is great that you were able to enjoy some of our more unique features like our views of the Missouri...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this hotel, it is nice and clean and very quiet. Good breakfast in the morning and friendly staff. Room was very comfortable too and location was close to a major freeway. Highly recommend this hotel to business travellers.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mirzac1922
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear mizac1922, Thank you for taking the time to share such wonderful feedback with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit! Recommendations from our guests are very important for a hotel and it is great to know that we were able to earn that from you. We know how important cleanliness,...

Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 3 recently stayed at this Holiday Inn for a Kiwanis conference which was also held on site. The conference was handled very well. Our original reservation was for a king room with sofa as we were told these were the only rooms blocked for the special conference rate. Upon arrival we were able to get a 2...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kathy L
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear Kathy L, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of your visit with me! I am very happy to hear all of the very nice things you were able to share about your visit! It is great to hear that your conference went so well and I will make sure to share with our...

Hutchinson, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms in this hotel are average as is everything else could stand to be polished up a little, breakfast is good and is attached to a casino which provides entertainment since it is not close too much.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank chuy507
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear chuy507, Thank you for taking the time to share such great 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 that you found that the hotel could use some...

Chariton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a convention at this property and the banquet rooms were to small for our turn out, no fault of the Holiday Inn. I believe because of the location and the good weather in February we had an awesome turnout. The staff worked really hard to make everything work. We had a lot of trouble with the sound equipment...

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

Dear Linda B, Thank you for taking the time to share such great feedback with us! I sincerely appreciate you having your convention with us and I am very happy to hear that overall everything went well. I am very sorry about the issues with the sound equipment and we will work on making sure we do better sound checks...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I removed a previous review of this hotel after the manager contacted me and worked hard to make things right. I had a few issues with my room for the first night of my week long stay. The room had a mattress that felt way too soft and worn out, a busted coffee table, and a leaky toilet that ran...

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

Dear Belphanior, Thank you for sharing such a great review of your experience here with the entire TripAdvisor community. 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 that you faced those issues in the first place and I know...

Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Through my own fault I booked the wrong Holiday Inn in Carter Lake. Mandy, your greeter/receptionist, was fantastic in helping me get out of the other reservation and into "her" Holiday Inn. We enjoyed a very comfortable room and a great breakfast the next morning.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank LCHS1972
Bill V, General Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29, responded to this review

Dear LCHS1972, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the entire TripAdvisor community! I am very happy to hear the very nice things you were able to share about Mandy! We know how important great service is and we love to hear from our guests when someone has done such a great job. I...

pune
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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.

 Report
Helpful?
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...

Lincoln
Reviewed 24 October 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...

 Report
Helpful?
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...

69 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (42)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (15)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (27)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Council Bluffs hotels
1.2 mi away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Council Bluffs
0.1 mi away
Hampton Inn Council Bluffs
Hampton Inn Council Bluffs
#4 of 24 in Council Bluffs
357 reviews
0.7 mi away
Harrah's Council Bluffs
Harrah's Council Bluffs
#1 of 24 in Council Bluffs
1,082 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.9 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suit...
#10 of 24 in Council Bluffs
191 reviews
0.1 mi away
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs
1.3 mi away
Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council Bluffs
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Region: United States > Iowa > Council Bluffs
Price Range: £83 - £141 (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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com and IHG so you can book your Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29 reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Council Bluffs Hotel Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29 Iowa
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Council Bluffs
#7 Business Hotel in Council Bluffs
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29 staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
3 months ago
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs-I-29 staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The back of the hotel gives a river view.”
 of 5 bubbles 360kathyl, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on backside have a view of the river which is very peaceful to watch.”
 of 5 bubbles chuy507, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with river view are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles wezoom, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles wish_for_more_travel, 11 Sep 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, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
5 of 5