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BridgePointe Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
3619 9th Ave, I-29 & I-80, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
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The price is $73 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$73
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
4.4/5 Excellent! (959 reviews)
"My stay was amazing I will be staying here again when I come back to NE. Loved the people in the front office they were so helpful and nice, I loved my stay. Will recommend to others."

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

BridgePointe Inn & Suites
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs/Omaha
2 out of 5
2141 S 35th Street, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
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The price is $66 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$66
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
3.8/5 Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Liked they had a channel guide for tv. Fid not like they forgot to put glasses in the room."

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Council Bluffs/Omaha
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Omaha Airport, IA
2.5 out of 5
2210 Abbott Dr, Carter Lake, IA, 51510
Fully refundable
The price is $75 per night from Jan 4 to Jan 5
$75
per night
Jan 4 - Jan 5
3.8/5 Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Friendly staff. Clean room."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Omaha Airport, IA

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Best Western Crossroads Of The Bluffs
2.5 out of 5
2216 27th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$69
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
3.6/5 Good! (1,005 reviews)
Very satisfied customer.
"The room was extremely clean, comfortable, and breakfast was amazing. It was off season, so the price was right."

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Best Western Crossroads Of The Bluffs
Western Inn
2.5 out of 5
1842 Madison Ave., Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
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The price is $65 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$65
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
3.5/5 Good! (1,001 reviews)
"Great for a quick overnight...no bathtub plug"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Western Inn
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Omaha Airport Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1201 Avenue H, Carter Lake, IA, 51510
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
$76
per night
Dec 12 - Dec 13
3.5/5 Good! (1,000 reviews)
"I like everything."

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Omaha Airport Downtown
Super 8 by Wyndham Omaha Eppley Airport/Carter Lake
2 out of 5
3000 Airport Eppley Drive, Carter Lake, IA, 51510
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The price is $66 per night from Dec 30 to Dec 31
$66
per night
Dec 30 - Dec 31
3.3/5 (1,003 reviews)
"Experience was good."

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Super 8 by Wyndham Omaha Eppley Airport/Carter Lake
Motel 6 Council Bluffs, IA - Omaha East
2 out of 5
3032 S Expressway St, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
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The price is $66 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
$66
per night
Dec 9 - Dec 10
3.2/5 (683 reviews)
"The location was convenient, and the price very reasonable. The toilet had a weak flush. The dogs staying there suddenly became very noisy in the middle of the night."

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2022

Motel 6 Council Bluffs, IA - Omaha East
WoodSpring Suites Council Bluffs, an Extended Stay Hotel
2.5 out of 5
3541 14th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
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The price is $60 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$60
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
3.1/5 (602 reviews)
Good stay
"Was clean and comfortable but noisy. Had to listen to a verbal shouting match in next room for over an hour. But overall good. Seems to be a destination for a lot of extended stay guests. Many people congregating in parking lot. Didn’t feel the safest."

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2022

WoodSpring Suites Council Bluffs, an Extended Stay Hotel
Quality Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
3537 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
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The price is $54 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
$54
per night
Jan 3 - Jan 4
2.8/5 (769 reviews)
Amazing short stay
"I t was a great stay. Room was nice. It was great for the money, we were only there overnight but I would have no problem staying longer. The staff was amazing and the free breakfast was pretty good too!"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

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Best tips to find a cheap hotel in Council Bluffs

  1. If you're looking to travel to Council Bluffs on a budget, you'll be happy to know that you can find hotels for as low as $45. Of course, that price is affected by amenities, star rating, and even the time of year you visit. At most, hotel prices can be as high as $135. Staying a short amount of time in Council Bluffs is an effective way to reduce hotel costs.

  2. When you cut your vacation down to just a few days, you don't have to worry as much about hotel prices since you don't have that many nights to stay. For budget hotels in Council Bluffs, 3 to 4 days should be all the nights you need. That's generally enough to enjoy the city's top attractions, though there's certainly enough to do to warrant a week-long trip.

  3. When booking cheap hotel rooms in Council Bluffs, it's typically best to book about 3 weeks in advance. Book further in advance than that and you could be paying too much for your room, as hotels will often overestimate future demand. However, if you wait too long, you might find that the hotel has been completely booked.

  4. When you utilize search filters on Expedia, you'll be able to narrow down your results in a flash. These search filters cover a wide variety of factors you may be interested in when it comes to finding a cheap hotel in Council Bluffs, including amenities such as Free Breakfast, 2-star rating, or proximity to local attractions. You can even set filters for price limits to ensure that all the displayed results are within your budget.

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Council Bluffs Cheap Hotels information

 

Cheap Hotels in Council Bluffs

23

Highest price $135
Cheapest price $45
Number of guest reviews 9022
Total number of hotels in Council Bluffs 605

 

Frequently asked questions

What is Council Bluffs like for travelers on a budget?

Council Bluffs offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Squirrel Cage Jail, Mid-America Center, and Horseshoe Council Bluffs.

What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Council Bluffs?

Based on reviews, BridgePointe Inn & Suites is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs - Conv Ctr, an IHG Hotel and Super 8 by Wyndham Council Bluffs IA Omaha NE Area.

How many budget hotels will I find in Council Bluffs?

Expedia has 12 hotels in Council Bluffs that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.

When is the best time for a budget trip to Council Bluffs?

Weather is probably a major factor when you plan your trip to Council Bluffs, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn't as good. The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 29°F. Average annual precipitation for Council Bluffs is 31 inches.

What is there to see and do in Council Bluffs?

Council Bluffs attracts visitors with its popular zoo and casino gaming, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Henry Doorly Zoo, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at Squirrel Cage Jail and Union Pacific Railroad Museum, or visit other spots like Historic General Dodge House.

How can I get to Council Bluffs and get around on a budget?

Checking out these ways to get around Council Bluffs can help keep you on budget. The closest airport is 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the center in Eppley Field Airport (OMA). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Omaha, NE (MIQ-Millard), which is 13.9 mi (22.4 km) away. Council Bluffs might not have many public transit choices so renting a car could be an economical alternative to explore more of the area.

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