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Council Bluffs, Iowa, is the starting point of the historic Mormon Trail, located along the Missouri River. Guests at Council Bluffs hotels enjoy the many outdoor recreational options like horseback riding and hiking, as well as visiting the city's many historic sites. Hotels in Council Bluffs include budget options as well as bed & breakfast inns like the Historic Wickham Home. The city's most popular hotels are the Hampton Inn and Harrah's Hotel and Casino.

Council Bluffs Popular Picks and Tips


Hotels Council Bluffs guests should visit Dixie Quicks, the city's most popular restaurant. Located on West Broadway, Dixie Quicks offers some of the finest brunches in the state, featuring eggs benedict and its famous southern-style biscuits and gravy.

Major Point of Interest

Vacationers wishing to take in a little history should check out the Louis and Clark Monument. The monument dedicated to The Louis and Clark Expedition offers a splendid view of the Missouri River.


Enjoy a round of golf at the Shoreline, a popular 18-hole course. This popular golf course not only features beautiful fairways and greens, but was also recently voted Facility of the Year by the Landscape Golf Group.


Gambling is popular in Council Bluffs, and there are many casinos in the area, including Harrah's, the Ameristar Casino Hotel, and the Horseshoe Casino and Bluffs Run Greyhound Racing.


Tourists looking to shop need to visit the Malls of the Bluffs on Madison Avenue. Featuring national stores such as Dilliard's, Sears, and Zale's Jewelers, the popular mall has something to offer for everyone.

Recently Rated Council Bluffs Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council Bluffs
3.5 / 5
17 reviews
3 stars $92
Days Inn Council Bluffs/9th Ave
3.3 / 5
65 reviews
2 stars $50
Western Inn
3.8 / 5
35 reviews
3 stars $54
BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs
3.5 / 5
62 reviews
3 stars $67
Holiday Inn Express & Suites COUNCIL BLUFFS - CONV CTR AREA
4.0 / 5
6 reviews
3 stars $85
Settle Inn & Suites Council Bluffs
3.0 / 5
58 reviews
3 stars $69
Hampton Inn Council Bluffs
4.1 / 5
38 reviews
3 stars $88
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs
3.9 / 5
29 reviews
2 stars $63
Harrah's Council Bluffs Hotel and Casino
4.1 / 5
36 reviews
3 stars $67
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Council Bluffs
3.8 / 5
14 reviews
3 stars $89

Council Bluffs hotels

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Featured Council Bluffs Hotels

From $67

1 BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs

3 stars
3.5 / 5 62 reviews

2216 27th Avenue Map

Discover this Council Bluff, Iowa hotel offering guests warm Midwestern hospitality and stylish accommodations. Located just minutes from downtown Council Bluffs and Omaha, the BEST WESTERN... More

weekend get away
Good location. Great pool area. The room however had a musty smell to it., and the shower would not hold a constant temperature, burned myself. My husband does not like to make a fuss so we stayed...
Oct 14, 2014
From $77

2 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Council Bluffs, IA

3 stars
3.9 / 5 20 reviews

17 Arena Way Map

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The hotel connects to the Mid America Center and is located steps away from the Legendary Horseshoe Casino. Located just minutes from the Henry Doorly Zoo and the Old Market District in Downtown... More

College trip
the breakfast was good, staff was really nice and helpful, the room it was nice and clean. It was really nice to have the casino in front of the hotel. It was a safe and nice location.
Mar 26, 2014
From $69

3 Settle Inn & Suites Council Bluffs

3 stars
3.0 / 5 58 reviews

500 30th Avenue Map

Welcome to Settle Inn and Suites Council Bluffs A Comfortable Lodging Experience at a Great Value Discover the Settle Inn and Suites a comfortable and affordable hotel in Council Bluffs Iowa near... More

Anniversary Getaway
Stayed in the Mountain Resort Suite, It was very roomy, clean and nicely decorated. The morning breakfast had a lot of choices, and tasted good. Right of the interstate, but far enough away that we...
Sep 29, 2014
From $85

4 Holiday Inn Express & Suites COUNCIL BLUFFS - CONV CTR AREA

3 stars
4.0 / 5 6 reviews

2211 South 32nd Street Map

Welcome to Holiday Inn Express® Council Bluffs Hotel Experience comfort and outstanding hospitality at our Council Bluffs hotel located just minutes from Omaha's Eppley Airfield. Our hotel's... More

consistently clean!
I appreciate that I can reserve a room (site unseen) and have the same positive experience each time. Consistently clean with comfortable beds. That is what I need when traveling.
Oct 6, 2014
From $69

5 Super 8 Council Bluffs IA Omaha NE Area

2 stars
2.8 / 5 18 reviews

2712 S 24th Street Map

The Super 8 Council Bluffs, Iowa is located off I-80, Exit 1B. The Super 8 is located between Omaha, Nebraska and Des Moines, Iowa. The Super 8 Council Bluffs, Iowa is just minutes away from... More

No complaints
The lobby and halls were nothing special but the woman at the front desk was very nice and the room itself was much nicer than I expected. It's no frills but I didn't expect them.
Jun 25, 2014
From $67

6 Harrah's Council Bluffs Hotel and Casino

3 stars
4.1 / 5 36 reviews

1 Harrah's Boulevard Map

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Whether you're staying at Harrah's for business or pleasure, we have what you're looking for. We offer luxurious accommodations with our exquisite suites and deluxe rooms, a convenient fitness... More

over night stay
The staff was wonderful. The rooms we had were clean and comfortable. We will stay here again.
Aug 3, 2014
From $69

7 AmericInn Council Bluffs

2 stars
2.0 / 5 3 reviews

1000 Woodbury Avenue Map

We are located in the heart of eastern historical Iowa close to early Morman historical sites, Lewis and Clark Trails and early developement of Union Pacific Railroad and museums. We are close to... More

From $92

8 Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council Bluffs

3 stars
3.5 / 5 17 reviews

2702 Mid America Drive Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

The brand new Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council Bluffs is the only hotel connected to the Horseshoe Casino. This Horseshoe Casino hotel is the newest hotel in the Council Bluffs/Downtown Omaha... More

Great stay as usual
This is my hotel of choice when I travel through the area. You can't go wrong here.
Nov 13, 2014
From $63

9 Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs

2 stars
3.9 / 5 29 reviews

2141 South 35th St Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

Relax at the consistently enjoyable Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs hotel conveniently located off Interstates 80 and 29 just steps from sports and concerts at Mid America Center,... More

Would do it again
Needed a place to stay before leaving by air from Omaha, and the Wyndham was available. Glad we made the choice to stay there, as everything was good!
Aug 11, 2014
From $89

10 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Council Bluffs

3 stars
3.8 / 5 14 reviews

3216 Plaza View Dr Map

Save 20% on your stay

Prepare yourself for business or leisure at the newest all-suite hotel in the Council Bluffs Metro area. Centrally located at the intersection of I-80/I-29, we are right next door to the... More

One night
It was what the reviews said it would be, I would stay there again
Jul 30, 2014
From $50

11 Days Inn Council Bluffs/9th Ave

2 stars
3.3 / 5 65 reviews

3619 9th Ave Map

The Days Inn Council property is conveniently located off I-29 at exit 53A. Please Note: Credit Cards will be charged upon Arrivals. We are near many local attractions like Harrahs Casino,... More

Clean, comfortable and quiet!
I spent 3 nights in this hotel and it was perfect! The bed was highly comfortable, the room was clean and cozy, there was plenty of room and furniture. The staff was very helpful and polite. The...
Oct 18, 2014
From $99

12 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Council Bluffs

2 stars
3.6 / 5 8 reviews

520 30th Avenue Map

Offering a great location off of I-29 & I-80, our hotel in Council Bluffs, Iowa allows you travel to nearby shopping at the Mall of the Bluffs and Metro Crossing Shopping Center in a couple of... More

Great place to stay on a road trip
Check in went without a hitch. The hotel is right off the freeway and is located next to tons of stores and restaurants. The room was clean and the A/C worked fine. There was a small pool which I...
Jan 31, 2014
From $54

13 Western Inn

3 stars
3.8 / 5 35 reviews

1842 Madison Ave. Map

Come and stay at our clean, friendly hotel and you'll never want to leave! Weekday evenings you'll be greeted with warm, fresh cookies and, in the morning, an expanded continental breakfast... More

Western Inn - loved my stay
Clean room, comfortable beds, awesome warm staff. What else could I have asked for after a long long drive across Nebraska from Mid-Colorado on a super windy day. I would stay @ Western Inn again...
Oct 17, 2014
From $88

14 Hampton Inn Council Bluffs

3 stars
4.1 / 5 38 reviews

2204 River Road Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

you won't believe all there is to do and see...welcome to the Hampton Inn Council Bluffs.The area around our Hampton Inn Hotel in Council Bluffs is simply loaded with things to do. See an outdoor... More

Hanging with my sisters
The rooms were decent and they gave us the accommodations i requested. I think the rooms could use some updates , the bathroom needs exhaust fans and so e shower updates but overall a decent...
Sep 6, 2014
From $71

15 Comfort Suites Council Bluffs

2 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

1801 S. 35th Street Map

Restaurants and casinos nearby. Comfortable suites available for the business traveler. Free casino shuttle service by area casinos at their discretion. Pets allowed in Smoking Suites only. A valid... More

From $86

16 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites COUNCIL BLUFFS-I-29

3 stars
3.6 / 5 16 reviews

2202 River Road Map

Council Bluffs Hotel's Committed to Your Comfort At the Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, you can enjoy both serious business and serious fun. Located directly on the banks of the... More

Great getaway
It was great from the time we arrived until we left can't wait to go back
Jul 6, 2014
From $55

17 Motel 6 Council Bluffs

1 star
3.4 / 5 22 reviews

3032 South Expressway St Map

Motel 6 Council Bluffs is conveniently located to Omaha botanical gardens, Omaha zoo, Omaha convention center, plus several casinos, dining & shopping. Amenities include indoor heated pool, coin... More

Afffordable and close to amenities
The Units are very clean and kept up. Management was even picking up blown in trash in the outside area. The halls had no trash laying around. The staff was very frendly and helpful. We went to...
Jul 21, 2014
From $63

18 Days Inn Council Bluffs-Lake Manawa

2 stars
2.6 / 5 11 reviews

3208 South 7th Street Map

Easy Access from I-80 and I-29 at Exit 3 Free continental breakfast Free hispeed wireless internet Free local calls Exercise facility on property Local attractions nearby Henry Doorly Zoo Casinos,... More

good for a short stay
bed was extra firm to very hard was not pleasant to sleep on
Jul 21, 2014
From $79

19 Quality Inn & Suites

2 stars
3.2 / 5 14 reviews

3537 W. Broadway Map

The Quality Inn & Suites hotel is convenient to Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino, Ameristar Casino and other area attractions. Tourists will enjoy visiting Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, Rosenblatt... More

Good value
The room and property are ordinary; the location is right on the main road. The staff was very nice, and with (minimal, but hot) buffet breakfast and wifi included in the price, the value is very...
May 11, 2014