BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs

2216 27th Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-6953
Phone: 712/322-3150   |   Fax: 712/322-6233   |   107 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover this Council Bluff, Iowa hotel offering guests warm Midwestern hospitality and stylish accommodations.

Located just minutes from downtown Council Bluffs and Omaha, the BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs provides guests with an ideal location and a courteous, service-oriented staff. Guests staying at this Council Bluffs hotel will appreciate the variety of nearby activities and entertainment including golfing, shopping and gambling.

The BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs offers 107 beautifully decorated, well-appointed guest rooms featuring free high-speed Internet access and cable television with HBO®. This Council Bluffs hotel offers guests an expanded continental breakfast each morning. Other hotel amenities include complimentary daily newspaper, indoor heated swimming pool and exercise facility.

Minutes from this hotel, guests can tour downtown Council Bluffs and Omaha and visit Bluffs Run, Henry Doorly Zoo Aquatic Center and Rosenblatt Stadium. Eppley Airfield is also just five miles from the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Choice of breads, Cereal, Fruit, Yogurt, Eggs, Other hot items, Juice, Coffee, Served from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available 24-hours to/from airport
  • Express check-out
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Indoor pool, heated with a pool lift
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dry cleaning
  • Guest laundry
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Expanded continental breakfast
  • Council Bluffs largest hotel pool
  • Free 24-hour shuttle

BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs

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Sleep and Fly 3 Nights

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Sleep and Fly 2 Nights

Book one of our Sleep and Fly packages! Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with our Sleep and Fly Package. The BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs is conveniently located to Epply Airfield (OMA) and offers the convenience of parking and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the Airport.

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Sleep and Fly 1 Night

Book one of our Sleep and Fly packages! Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with our Sleep and Fly Package. The BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs is conveniently located to Epply Airfield (OMA) and offers the convenience of parking and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the Airport.

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BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs

Conveniently located, the best western crossroads of the bluffs in Council Bluffs, Iowa is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 41.235365  /  Latitude: -95.876745

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: I-80 and I-29. Take the 24th Street exit which is Exit 1B to the BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs.

BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Historic General Dodge House

Home of General Grenville M. Dodge, a Civil War veteran and railroad builder, the Historic General Dodge House is a popular spot in Council BluffsIowa.

Dodge was associated with Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant and many other influential Americans, making him one of the most famous citizens in Council Bluffs history. Tour the 14 rooms of this 1869 mansion, and schedule your visit to enjoy an authentic Victorian Tea in the ballroom – maybe during one of the annual tea's.

Lake Manawa State Park

Covering over 1,500 acres, Lake Manawa State Park is a wonderful western Iowa park, located near Council Bluffs and Omaha, Nebraska. This Iowa State Park is one of the more popular parks in the area, offering picnicking, swimming, and relaxing on the beach – just to name a few favorites.

Lake Manawa State Park features the beautiful 772-acre Lake Manawa. Many boaters love spending the day on the water cruising around and fishing for bluegill, crappie, and catfish. Rent a paddle boat or canoe for a relaxing day on the lake, while mountain bikers and hikers have fun on the park's trails around the lake.

Squirrel Cage Jail

Serving as the Pottawattamie County Jail for 84 years, Squirrel Cage Jail is now a member of the National Register of Historic Places. This historic jail was built in 1885 and used until 1969 and then acquired by the Council Bluffs Park Board a few short years later so that it could be preserved as a piece of city and county history.

Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the idea and patent for the jail came from William H. Brown and Benjamin F. Haugh of Indiana, which is where one of the other unique jails is located. The jail in Council Bluffs has been preserved and converted into a museum as a unique piece of history. Tours of the facility are available daily, with the exception of Mondays.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Mid America Center, Council Bluff's Convention Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Henry Doorly Zoo, features one of two desert domes in the world, Aquarium, Leid Jungle and much more
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Old Market District, features cobblestone street local artisan shops, restaurants, and lots of atmosphere
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Joslyn Art Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Qwest center, Omaha's convention center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Lauritzen Gardens, experience nature in living color
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Boys Town, visit Father Flanagans origonal home for boys
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bass Pro Shop, step inside the great indoors
  • 2.00 mile(s) from six shopping malls
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Cabellas, the worlds for most outfitter

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 2 mile(s) from Omaha
  • 1.80 mile(s) from ConAgra Foods, three offices close to hotel. They are all located under five miles from the hotel. The Omaha office is 4.72 miles from the hotel, with the Council Bluffs location both around two miles away.
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Tyson Foods, both locations in Council Bluffs are roughly a mile away. The Omaha location is just over ten miles away.
  • 1.20 mile(s) from U.S. Oil Company
  • 2.50 mile(s) from MidAmerian Energy Company
  • 4.1 mile(s) from Amoco Oil Company
  • 4.90 mile(s) from Union Pacific Railroad Co
  • 4.9 mile(s) from Boeing
  • 4.90 mile(s) from GE Company
  • 5.20 mile(s) from BNSF Railway
  • 10.90 mile(s) from Johnson & Johnson, located within 15 minutes of the hotel
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Inersoll-Rand
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Monsanto
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Lockheed Martin Corp

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Bluffs Run Casino and Para Mutual Dog Track
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Ameristar Casino
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Harvey's Casino
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Rosenblatt Stadium
  • 5.00 mile(s) from golf courses in Council Bluffs
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Horseshoe Casino
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Harrah's Casino

BEST WESTERN Crossroads of the Bluffs

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Council Bluffs. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

August 2015

August 29, 2015
6th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Festival

Des Moines shows off its creativity with a collection of fun sidewalk chalk drawings near the Western Gateway Park. Kids and adults are invited to participate. Other activities include music, activities, games, and more starting at 9 a.m.

September 2015

September 18, 2015
2015 World Food & Music Festival

A celebration of cultures from all over the world, hosted at the Walnut Street Bridge in downtown Des Moines. Diverse food vendors, live music, entertainment, beers and wines, and much more. The fun begins at 11 a.m.

September 4-6, 2015
2015 Spring Garden Festival

A plant sale taking place at the Des Moines Botanical Gardens, featuring over 500 varieties of shrubbery for sale. The sale is held for three days, beginning at 10 a.m. each day.

September 2015

September 18, 2015
2015 Death By Chocolate

Fort Dodge visitors are invited to enjoy an evening of wine and chocolate at the historic Vincent House. The fun begins at 5 p.m.

October 2015

October 8, 2015
2015 Taylor Swift

Grammy winner Taylor Swift brings her catalogue of hits to the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, celebrating her album "1989." The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

October 31, 2015
2015 Trick-Or-Treat Parade

Costumed kiddies line Main Street in Cherokee for a spooky downtown parade, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Cherokee Fire Station. There will be plenty of Halloween fun and treats.

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