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very good, very friendly staff.

the food was great at the sports bar and restaurant there was a non-smoking area for the slot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
larrychrislip
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Grand Prairie, Texas
Average for a small casino.

Average gaming experience for a small riverboat type casino. Very crowded together interior with... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Semoman
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Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs features 160 luxurious rooms that are tastefully decorated, many of which include panoramic views of the Missouri River. Ameristar Council Bluffs is proud to boast the largest riverboat casino in Iowa. This...more
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2200 River Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7070
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food was great at the sports bar and restaurant there was a non-smoking area for the slot machines . There was a series of long ramps, so you didn't have to climb steps. very clean and shiny.

Thank larrychrislip
PNKinc, Guest Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay from Amerisports to our casino floor. We hope to welcome you back for another great stay soon!

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Average gaming experience for a small riverboat type casino. Very crowded together interior with main focus on slot machine and very limited table games.

Thank Semoman
PNKinc, Guest Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate the opportunity to hear what you think about our casino floor and hope you have the chance to come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went with my son turn around and lost horribly what really made me mad was they couldn't even feel the ATM machine the money they make they should be able to clean this place up the place is falling down they need to get rid...More

Thank Christopher W
PNKinc, Guest Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

We're disappointed to hear that you didn't have a great visit, Christopher. We appreciate the chance to hear your feedback. We hope that you'll be able to join us again soon for a luckier visit.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

I recently attended the NMHA convention as a speaker at the Ameristar Casino Hotel and was pleasantly surprised by the great lodging and food. If your in Council Bluffs or Omaha give it a try.

Thank Fwdmotion131
PNKinc, Guest Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

We're thrilled to hear about your positive visit! We hope to welcome you back the next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Stayed at the Ameristar in Council Bluffs and really enjoyed our stay The rooms are spacious and well equipped. I must have my coffee in the morning and it's really nice not having to go downstairs for a cup. Top notch hotel/casino and revels most...More

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PNKinc, Guest Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the five-star review, Joseph! We're so excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and complimentary coffee, with us. We can't wait to welcome you back for another visit!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

I had a great time at the Ameristar Council Bluffs Casino/ Hotel. The buffet was amazing, as was the Club. We ate at the steakhouse one night which was great. I had my breakfast at the most awesome restaurant which was nicely decorated with nostalgic...More

Thank angelacK9322YE
PNKinc, Guest Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We strive to provide the best meals for our guests and are glad that you enjoyed not only your food, but our dining outlets' decor. We love the homemade biscuits, too! We appreciate the...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Pretty underwhelming casino, looks much larger from outside (maybe due to hotel attached?) try the Horseshoe instead if you want to gamble.

Thank 1GirlWolfPack
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The smoke is so bad. The bartenders don’t keep their areas clean. Cigarette ashes all over the bar machines!! The machines don’t pay out very well. Sometimes it’s not a “big” win we want, just to be able to keep playing. The most keno machines...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I used to work at the two hotel properties that are connected to the ameristar casino and hotel and so ive come to this property quite a few times. I enjoy this casino however, I, myself, have never had an overnight room here. Despite not...More

Thank erinj63
PNKinc, Public Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for the rating! We are glad you like the casino. We look forward to welcoming you in for a stay soon.

Reviewed 27 January 2018

While we didn't stay overnight at the casino, we did enjoy a very nice buffet evening meal. There was a great variety of dishes and the food we ate was very tasty. We did spend a short time in the casino but the smoke was...More

1  Thank ontheroad6
PNKinc, Public Relations Manager at Ameristar Casino Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the rating. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the buffet and service during your visit. Thank you for being our guests!

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taxlady11
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Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
You can also get rooms for $99 on Mondays. It's like everywhere else, cheaper early in the week.
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