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    Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

    2200 River Road, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
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    • Excellent46%
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    “sports bar” (25 reviews)
    “double sinks” (3 reviews)
    “jacuzzi tub” (5 reviews)
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    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    We found the Casino to be well spaced out with an abundant variety of slot machines. We tried machines on both levels but were unable to totally escape the smokiness, even in the few non-smoking areas. This was in the middle of a Sunday afternoon...More

    Thank David W
    Response from Kristina D, Public Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

    Hi David - Thank you for your recent visit and your review. We're pleased to see your overall experience was great. We're also happy that you enjoyed the slot machine selection along with the free soft drinks on the casino floor. We have forwarded your...More

    Reviewed 22 April 2016

    I just needed a quick getaway from life so I booked the non-smoking whirlpool suite. It was very nice sized, there is a nice tiled hallway, the bathroom is fully tiled with a big bathroom with double sinks, and a huge glass walk in shower....More

    Thank ILuvVBall
    Response from Kristina D, Public Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

    Hello, and thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us. We're thrilled to hear that you loved your hotel room, especially the view of the Missouri River and the food service. We'll be sure to pass your compliments along to our hotel team, and...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

    This hotel is beautiful but we stayed last night and the staff were less than helpful. It was not crowded at all and there was tons of staff at the front desk but no one around to greet you or offer help. I arrived about...More

    Thank EdgesGypsyHeart
    Response from Joseph S, Social Media Specialist at Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

    Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We invite all of our guests to use our complimentary bell and valet service and make our best effort to accommodate any and all requests. We apologize you did not experience the outstanding service you...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

    Yum! My husband and I look forward to this visit when we are fortunate enough to find a baby sitter for our two boys on a Friday night. There was no line this time ( it can be hours long ). We try to arrive...More

    Thank nursejackieoh
    Response from Joseph S, Social Media Specialist at Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

    Thank you for joining us in Heritage Buffet for crab leg night! We are happy to hear you had a fun time in the casino after dinner.

    Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

    I found the rm +5 on comfort, clean, new coffee maker, TV channels. The buffet changes were impressive w/ added choices, and THE BEST SERVER, LISA SWORTIK, i do not like the MONTH of seafood, always avoid this. I TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ANOTHER 2 NITE...More

    Thank Marcia C
    Response from Joseph S, Social Media Specialist at Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

    Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear you enjoy the buffet and look forward to sharing your positive feedback with Lisa & the team!

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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$103 - US$320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    pretty_petite1
    Are alcoholic beverages complimentary when gambling?
    8 February 2016|
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    Response from Charles P | Reviewed this property |
    At Ameristar in Council Bluffs, the alcoholic drinks are not free unless you are at a certain level with the players card. It is the second level I believe. Drinks are actually reasonably priced for a casino and are... More
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    Connie G
    Why is your customer service so bad? Your host acted like you did us a favor by not charging us for the room. Don't we earn the rooms with play time? The number of beds aren't guarantee?
    25 November 2015|
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    Response from Bethany S | Property representative |
    Hi, Connie. I'd like to follow up on your concern. Please give me a call at (712) 396-3038.
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    Minkyeong s
    Pet Friendly?
    24 July 2015|
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    Response from Bethany S | Property representative |
    Unfortunately, at this time, the only animals we accommodate are service animals.
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    "Ask for room with river view"
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    "Best views on the east side, quiet."
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    "ask for a river view if possible"
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    "Don't believe it when they advertise a seafood buffet"
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