Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Council Bluffs, IA
17 Arena Way
Council Bluffs , IA 51501
Welcome to the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Council Bluffs, IA, conveniently connected to the Mid-America Center for direct access to world-class concerts and conventions. Before heading to the center or to Horseshoe Council Bluffs, located across the street, start the day with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. You can find even more thrills at Harrah’s and Ameristar casinos, both less than four miles from the hotel. For family-friendly fun, visit Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, the Old Market and Lauritzen Gardens.
Our Council Bluffs hotel provides choice amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Use the free high-speed Internet access to buy concert tickets or check the convention schedule at Mid-America Center, connected to the hotel by an enclosed walkway. After the event, you can unwind by the indoor pool with a complimentary cookie. Hotel amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Choose from our selection of spacious guest rooms and suites, each with inviting amenities like a coffeemaker and a microwave. Catch up on current events with a free weekday USA TODAY® newspaper, and have sweet dreams atop a Serta Elite® pillowtop mattress. Standard room amenities include:
On a family vacation to discover the Midwest? Upgrade to a One-bedroom Suite, outfitted with a sleeper sofa for the kids, all standard amenities and these extras:
Bars & Restaurants
Before heading out to the slots, keep your senses sharp with fresh fruit, a golden waffle and coffee at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast.
While in Council Bluffs, try out the great selection of nearby restaurants. Enjoy juicy steaks, spicy wings and creamy pastas all within a mile of the hotel.
Things to Do in Council Bluffs
If you’re ready to win big, come to Council Bluffs, home to some of the country’s best casinos. After hitting the jackpot at Harrah’s or Ameristar casinos, treat yourself to a round of golf at the nearby greens, and then take a behind-the-scenes tour of your favorite animal exhibits at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Check out these other Council Bluffs attractions:
Horseshoe Council Bluffs – Join a slot tournament, play dozens of table games and enjoy live entertainment at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, a few steps from the hotel. The casino houses several restaurants and bars to keep you well-fed as you try your luck at hundreds of slot machines.
Mid-America Center – As the area’s premier entertainment venue, the Mid-America Center hosts a variety of concerts, conventions, galas and championships. The hotel is connected to the center, making it easy to attend a community event or dance to the music of your favorite band.
Lauritzen Gardens – Truly an urban oasis, Omaha’s premier botanical center is a living museum of four-season flora. After a day of thrilling table games, wind down in the serene sanctuary at Lauritzen Gardens, located only five miles from the hotel.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Need a meeting space in Council Bluffs? We’ve got you covered. The Country Inn & Suites offers two versatile event rooms: a boardroom that can accommodate eight people and a large room for up to 70. Both are equipped with audiovisual technology and free high-speed Internet access. Take advantage of our catering services and direct connection to the Mid-America Center as you plan a conference, corporate retreat or special event.
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Make This Council Bluffs Hotel Your Team's Home Base
At our hotel, we work hard to obtain and maintain our Sports Approved status with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. That means we have a proven track record of working with sports groups and providing consistent service that caters directly to the groups' unique needs.
Sports Approved Program Standards
As a Carlson Rezidor Sports Approved hotel, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Council Bluff, IA is committed to providing your sports group with the following Sports Approved hotel standards:
Our trained hotel staff will stay up-to-date on your group's needs before and during your stay with us. You can rest assured the Country Inn & Suites, Council Bluff, IA hotel will be ready to warmly welcome your team so you can relax, because the rest comes easy.
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Sports group accommodations subject to availability.