HOLIDAY INNĀ® AT AMERISTAR

HOLIDAY INN AT AMERISTAR

2202 River Rd., Council Bluffs, IA 51501 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Riverfront hotel
41.24025 -95.90691
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 79 guest reviews

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  • With an indoor pool!
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Avg. Group Discount of 13.9%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 184 rooms in property
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 8.7/10
  • 9 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Ameristar Casino Harrahs Casino Horseshoe Casino Henry Doorly Zoo/IMAX Theater College World Series/ TD Ameritrade Historical Old Market of Omaha Fox Run Golf Course Iowa Western Community College Orpheum Theater Joslyn Art Museum Qwest Center General Dodge House University of Nebraska @ Omaha Mid America Center

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn at Ameristar

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Wonderful"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Had an awesome stay and really appreciated the shuttle to the airport and back! Great food as well!
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
10-Jan-2014 Verified Review

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn at Ameristar

4.0 out of 5. Based on 79 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Come stay with us at the premier hotel in Council Bluffs, IA. We're the place for serious business or serious fun. We are located directly on the banks of the Missouri River which provides a spectacular view of the Omaha skyline. Each guest room has been renovated to offer the finest surroundings to each guest including large flat-panel televisions. We are attached to the Ameristar Casino through an indoor breezeway and are also just minutes away from Eppley Airport and downtown Omaha We offer a complimentary shuttle anywhere within five miles which includes The Henry Doorley Zoo, Rosenblatt Stadium, The Old Market, The Mid-America Center, The Qwest Center and too many other places to list! We are located right in the middle of all the action, so we will make your stay in Council Bluffs a night to remember. Our business travelers will love our free, hot breakfast served in our beautiful riverside clubroom and free high-speed WiFi. We also offer room service and close proximity to many dining options so you can decide to stay in the room or go out on the town. Our leisure guests can't miss with our heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and fitness center. We also offer on-site daycare service for parents who want to see all that the casino has to offer. Our friendly and experienced staff has a track record of providing the best service in the area and are completely committed to making your visit a success.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 5
Rooms: 184
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 173
Handicap Rooms: 11
Suites: 36
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 9 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 6000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 5.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6:00pm day prior to arrival
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 12.00%
City Tax: 5.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 2.00 Per Person
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 50.00 Per Item
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 8.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 9.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 11.10 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 9.78 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 11.25 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 9.75 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 21.45 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 22.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 7.62 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 7.80 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 16.95 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 1.50 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.50 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 50.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Video Games in Room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Eppley Air Field Complimentary shuttle to and from

Local Shuttle Info: 24 Hour Complimentary within a 5 mile radius

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Holiday Inn at Ameristar

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn at Ameristar

This graph illustrates seasonality of room rates for both group/meeting quotes and the most competitive individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group offer was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 19.8% in March 2014 and the highest average individual rate is $201 in the month of June 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn at Ameristar in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn at Ameristar

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn at Ameristar.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn at Ameristar meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Council Bluffs event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
General Dodge Board Room 25 x 24 x 9 600 25/-- 17 12 7 9 12 --/-- 33 -- 30
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General Dodge Board Room

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
600 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
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Kanesville Room 23 x 30 x 9 750 57/-- 40 29 17 24 -- --/-- 77 40 --
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Kanesville Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
750 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
23 x 30 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
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Heartland Ballroom 77 x 40 x 9 3080 200/-- 125 130 74 88 74 --/-- 216 200 --
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Heartland Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3080 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
77 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
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Heartland Ballroom 1
25 x 40 x 9 1000 56/-- 35 50 24 29 24 --/-- 72 56 --
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Heartland Ballroom 1

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
Heartland Ballroom 2
25 x 40 x 9 1000 56/-- 35 50 24 29 24 --/-- 42 56 --
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Heartland Ballroom 2

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1000 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
Heartland Ballroom 3
27 x 40 x 9 1080 56/-- 35 50 26 31 26 --/-- 72 56 --
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Heartland Ballroom 3

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1080 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
27 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
Lewis and Clark 50 x 32 x 9 1600 90/-- 55 60 38 46 38 --/-- 125 90 --
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Lewis and Clark

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1600 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
50 x 32 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
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Lewis and Clark A
25 x 32 x 9 800 40/-- 40 40 19 23 19 --/-- 50 40 --
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Lewis and Clark A

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
800 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 32 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.
Lewis and Clark B
25 x 32 x 9 800 40/-- 25 40 19 23 19 --/-- 50 40 --
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Lewis and Clark B

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
800 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 32 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Room Rental depends on Food and Beverage Spend. Listed are the maximum room rentals for each space.

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