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Overview of Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, bed sheets
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Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAmeristar Casino Hotel at Council Bluffs9 min walk
    Popular LocationMid-America Center3 min drive
    Popular LocationLauritzen Gardens8 min drive
    AirportOmaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field)12 min drive

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Deluxe Two Queen

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 334 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Deluxe King

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 334 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Spa Suite King

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 420 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Council Bluffs

Located in Council Bluffs, Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs is near the airport. Orpheum Theater is a cultural highlight and some of the area's popular attractions include Henry Doorly Zoo and Omaha Children's Museum. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Mid-America Center or CHI Health Center Omaha. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ameristar Casino Hotel at Council Bluffs - 9 min walk
  • Mid-America Center - 3 min drive
  • Horseshoe Council Bluffs - 4 min drive
  • Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino - 4 min drive
  • Lauritzen Gardens - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Omaha Station - 10 min drive
  • Eppley Field Airport (OMA) - 12 min drive


  • Riva Steak & Seafood — 1 min walk
  • Amerisports Bar — 1 min walk
  • Jack Binion's Steak House — 4 min drive
  • 360 Steakhouse — 4 min drive
  • Texas Roadhouse — 5 min drive

About this property

Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

4-star hotel near Mid-America Center
4 restaurants, a casino, and an indoor pool are available at this hotel. Self parking is free. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 160 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus room service and plasma TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include premium bedding, free local calls, and free bottled water.
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs offers 160 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

42-inch plasma televisions come with cable channels. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily: USD 15-20 per person
  • 4 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space (8000 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 3


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Casino
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free local calls
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 4 PM - 3:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 12.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 20 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 493 out of 998 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 330 out of 998 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 100 out of 998 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 44 out of 998 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 31 out of 998 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
I know with COVID, things are different, but the staff was not as friendly as in the past & the only place to get food was the Sports Bar! Overall, for the money we spent, very disappointing
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Due to covid, room service is unavailable and only one restaurant is open to all but the staff makes it work. It could use renovation and updating
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

2/5 Poor

Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The lady at the front desk, Jeanne, was super helpful and friendly. But the entire hotel smelled like cigarettes and my room had a hint of a smoke smell as well. Pool and spa were both closed for two weeks, which was not noted when I booked
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We went to the Ameristar for a family visit. I brought my kids - age 9 and 10- with. The restaurants were 21 years old and older so we couldn’t eat as a family. The pool had closed the night before for maintenance. That should have been passed on to me and it wasn’t, not even at check in! Also, my car was hit in the parking lot and my mirror was hanging down! There was no note form the person that hit it. I was overall disappointed with my stay, for my families’ sake.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The service was excellent and the staff was excellent also.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021