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4.3 out of 5

"Enjoyed our stay. Our room was wonderful, clean, comfortable, and with a great view of the river. The breakfast was very good. " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 22 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Henry Doorly Zoo

Near the airport

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Ameristar Casino Hotel at Council Bluffs and 2 miles (3 km) of Mid-America Center with a stay at this Council Bluffs hotel. Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino and Horseshoe Council Bluffs are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, comfy beds

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 185 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include pillowtop beds, room service, and coffee/tea makers.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Mobility Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed, River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Mobility Tub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (10) Couples (5) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Enjoyed our stay. Our room was wonderful, clean, comfortable, and with a great view of the river. The breakfast was very good.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2021

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Jul 23, 2021 by Bill

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review! We appreciate hearing all of the nice things you were able to share about your stay! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
Very comfortable and clean

Posted by on Jul 16, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 21, 2021 by Bill

Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next!

5 out of 5
Good

Posted by on Jun 2, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 4, 2021 by Bill

Thank you for such a great rating! We are happy to know how much you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon!

3 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 16, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 29, 2021 by Bill

Thank you for sharing your rating with us! We are very sorry that we only provided you with and average experience and we hope that we may welcome you back again in the future!

5 out of 5
Great stay wick check in and out very clean and friendly staff

Posted by on Jan 8, 2021

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Jan 13, 2021 by Bill

Thank you for such wonderful feedback! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit!

5 out of 5
Always great service! Rooms are excellent! Only stay here when in Omaha/Council Bluffs!

Posted by , from Des Moines on Oct 4, 2020

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Oct 6, 2020 by Bill

Thank you for sharing such wonderful feedback with us! We are very happy to know that we are your only choice when in the area! I will make sure to share your review with our entire team and let them know what an outstanding job they have done at making you feel at home! Thank you for sharing and we look forward to your next visit!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 21, 2020

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Sep 22, 2020 by Bill

Thank you for sharing such a great rating with us! We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020

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5 out of 5
I didn't like that the pool seemed salty. I did enjoy the room and the staff were nice. There was great veiws from the roon and the pool.

Posted by on Jan 26, 2020

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Jan 27, 2020 by Bill Vanderpool

Thank you for sharing such great feedback from your visit with us! I am very happy that overall you enjoyed your stay! I will make sure that I let our staff know what a great job they have done for you! Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit!

4 out of 5
Nice hotel. Clean & comfortable room. Stayed 1 night. Breakfast was ok.

Posted by , from FL on Sep 12, 2019

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Sep 14, 2019 by Bill Vanderpool

Thank you for sharing such great feedback from your visit with us! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay! We know how important it is to provide our guests with a clean and comfy room and it is great that we did just that! Thank you for staying and we hope to see you again soon!

About the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, an IHG Hotel

Location 2202 River Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Property Features

As a guest of Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, an IHG Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 280 square feet (25 square meters) and includes conference space. Multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, an IHG Hotel. An area shuttle within 7 mi and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) are free. Self parking is free. This 3-star Council Bluffs hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 185 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 280 sq ft of conference space
  • 25 sq m of conference space
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Train station: Omaha Station (6 km / 3.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle within 7 mi
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs I-29, an IHG Hotel offers 185 accommodations with video-game consoles and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Bourbon BBQ and Steaks - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only.

Heritage Buffet - This buffet restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Bellas Bakery and Cafe - This café specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Amerisportrs - This sports bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

  • Casino nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Council Bluffs I-29
  • Holiday Inn Hotel Council Bluffs I-29
  • Holiday Inn Hotel I-29
  • Holiday Inn I-29
  • Holiday Inn Hotel Suites Council Bluffs I 29

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to midnight.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.