Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

2200 River Rd | Council Bluffs, IA 51501  [SEE MAP]Council Bluffs, IA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Numerous complimentary amenities like parking and Wi-Fi
Casino environment was too smokey for some guests

You'll find 38,500 square feet of gaming and gambling at the Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs. Situated on River Road and overlooking the Missouri River, the complex sits near the Nebraska-Iowa state line. So, if you want to skip on over to Omaha to take in the sights, you're just about a 7 miles away. Most of the hotel's visitors say the rooms are perfectly adequate for a few days' stay, thanks to amenities like large LED TVs and complimentary high-speed Internet access. And when testing your luck – or soaking in the hotel pool and sauna – works up your appetite, you'll have five on-site restaurants to choose from.

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Location
Council Bluffs, IA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel and casino, 160 rooms
Primary View
River
Style
Traditional
Best For
Families, Couples, Groups

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 284 have reviewed the Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 284 reviews 4.0 (based on 284 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs' rooms feature a neutral color palette and traditional wood furnishings. Each room includes a sitting area, large LED TV, coffee maker and minifridge. Some suites have whirlpool tubs.
  • Turndown service is available

Standard room size square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Iowa's Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs is situated on the Missouri River just 7 miles southeast of downtown Omaha, Nebraska. It has more than 38,500 square feet of gaming space, including slot games, video poker and table games. The resort isn’t within walking distance of anything, but restaurants and shopping are just a short drive away.
  • Property houses the largest riverboat in Iowa
  • 7 miles south of Eppley Airfield; hotel offers free airport shuttle service
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

There are plenty of dining options at Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs. The Amerisports Bar also serves up American cuisine during dinner hours while Bella’s Bakery and Café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare throughout the day. For more upscale dining, Riva Steak & Seafood is open daily for dinner or grab a quick bite at the 24-hour Double Down Dogs or Big Tony's Pizza. Plus, the Heritage Buffet offers a variety of international dishes and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Room service is offered from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Number of restaurants5

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, Italian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs has an indoor pool and spa tub, which are open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight.
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Fitness

    Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs has an on-site fitness center available to guests that features basic cardio machines and weight-training equipment.
    • Locker rooms have a sauna
    • Fitness center open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles
    • Tennis
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats

    Business

    Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs has an on-site business center for guests to use. The business center has several computer workstations and gives guests access to copying, printing and faxing services.
    • Mail and package pick-up or delivery can be arranged
    • Audiovisual serices available

    Number of meeting rooms5

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Wedding

    Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs has 8,000 square feet of space available for on-site weddings. The largest room available is the Grand Ballroom, which is 5,000 square feet.
    • Property wedding planners and catering staff can assist with wedding preparations
    • Spaces can be divided to accommodate smaller events
    • Wedding planners will work within the couple’s set budget

    Maximum wedding guest capacity450

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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