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17 Arena Way
Council Bluffs  IA  51501  USA
LAT: 41.236414 LONG: -95.88886
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Council Bluffs, IA

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Ideally Located Hotel near Council Bluffs Casinos

Escape to the Country Inn & Suites in Council Bluffs to enjoy an outstanding location with easy access to I-29, I-80, the neighboring city of Omaha and premier local attractions. This hotel is near top Council Bluffs casinos like Harrah's and Ameristar, and the Harrah's-owned Horseshoe Casino is located just across the street. If you prefer to marvel at the wonders of nature, visit the nearby Henry Doorly Zoo or take a peaceful stroll through the beautiful Lauritzen Gardens.

Nearby attractions include: 
  • Ameristar Casino (2.7 miles)
    Enjoy slots, table games, stage shows and excellent dining at this casino.
    Phone: +1 (712) 328-8888
  • Breezy Hills Vineyard & Winery (26 miles)
    For a bit of local flavor, join a tasting of these "cool climate" wines.
    Phone: +1 (712) 485-2083
  • Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino (3.2 miles)
    Located just down the street from the hotel, Harrah's boats more than 700 slots, various table games, live shows and multiple restaurants.
    Phone: +1 (712) 329-6000
  • Henry Doorly Zoo (4.6 miles)
    This zoo, considered one of America's best, features a zoological garden, a butterfly and insect pavilion, and an IMAX® theater.
    Phone: +1 (402) 733-8401
  • Historic Squirrel Cage Jail (2.8 miles)
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Pottawattamie County Jail is one of just 18 rotary-cell jails ever built, and it is the only one open for touring today.
    Phone: +1 (712) 323-2509
  • Horseshoe Casino (adjacent to hotel)
    A Harrah's-brand casino in Council Bluffs, Horseshoe Casino is next to the hotel and offers slots, table games and world-class dining.
    Phone: +1 (712) 323-2500
  • Lauritzen Gardens (4.8 miles)
    Stroll through the many acres of flower and plant displays from around the world.
    Phone: +1 (402) 346-4002
  • Old Market District- Omaha, NE (5.6 miles)
    Take a carriage ride through this historic district in downtown Omaha and tour Joslyn Art Museum, dine at one of the first-rate restaurants and experience the nightlife.
  • RailsWest Railroad Museum (1.8 miles)
    Visit the Rail Museum, showcasing historic railcars and a working model railroad.
    Phone: +1 (712) 323-5182
  • Strategic Air & Space Museum (32 miles)
    This fascinating museum displays and preserves a variety of aircraft and missiles.
    Phone: +1 (402) 944-3100
Directions to the Country Inn & Suites, Council Bluffs
The hotel is conveniently located on I-80/I-29 next to the Horseshoe Casino and attached to the Mid-America Center. Exit at 24th Street, turn north on 24th Street, turn left on Mid-America Drive and turn right onto Arena Way to the hotel.