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The Black Hawk Hotel

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Grimes, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful hotel in downtown Cedar Falls. It has been restored to retain its charm and décor. I'm very positive about the whole experience--location, cleanliness, service, operation, etc. Both the evening and morning front desk personnel were very cheerful and helpful. The rooms were well decorated and comfortable. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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York, PA
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The location is wonderful especially for visiting shops downtown on Main St. We stayed in the motel section not in the historic building. Room was very nice. The customer service was amazing, I was thinking about upgrading into the main building and the owner took the time to show 3 rooms to me. Breakfast is simple but was perfect for...

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Naples
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Black Hawk Hotel is the premier hotel in Cedar Falls. Located on the first block of Main Street, it is within walking distance of all the downtown shops and restaurants. The restoration of the building is beautiful with great attention to detail, yet with all the modern conveniences. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful -- accommodating requests (late check-out,...

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Karen: Thank you for the GREAT review. It was our pleasure to have you as a guest and we appreciate so much your nice comments. Be sure an experience another of our unique rooms on your next visit as each one has it's own charm. See you soon! Kathy Tindall

Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a great historical hotel. Old world charm with modern amenities. Very comfortable and clean. I could hear some talking I think was coming from outside, but it wasn't real loud. Staff was very friendly and helpful. It is located right on Main Street with many restaurants, coffee shops, brewery and shopping.

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Annette: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Blackhawk. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes, Kathy Tindall

Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Beautiful old hotel decorated with antique furniture with modern amenities in bathrooms. Rooms we had had plenty of sitting room for 4 people if you moved chairs into one room. Loved the convenience of parking at hotel & being able to shop downtown CF & go to restaurants as everything was in a 4 block radius. All personnel that we...

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hello: I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again on a future visit. Best Wishes, Kathy Tindall

Yankton, South Dakota
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This place was charmingly decorated and comfortable, and perfectly located in the wonderful downtown area of Cedar Falls. A late night pizza place is open only a couple blocks away, and there's a chocolatier and cupcakery nearby too! We had a suite, which was 2 beds in one room, a sitting area, a dining area, and then the bathroom. The...

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hello: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience as a guest at The Blackhawk Hotel. We appreciate your comments and are glad that you enjoyed your suite. As you mentioned, sound can be an issue and this is why we provide earplugs in the bedside tables in each room. I, myself, always use them if...

Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We spent a night in one of their whirlpool suites to celebrate our anniversary. The Black Hawk Hotel staff was flexible and efficient when I needed to change our reservation date. In addition, they went above and beyond to decorate our room for our anniversary, including rose petals as well as chocolates. We did not expect this, and we have...

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hello: Thank you so much for taking time to review your stay in January. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to make your anniversary a "special event." Yes, parking can be an issue, as we are basically "land-locked" and only have one space per room. Although this is not always a problem, it...

Naches, Washington
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have stayed here several times for business and pleasure. I have always stayed In the whirlpool suite. The staff is excellent and I just love the downtown area. The ambiance in the hotel is great. Now if they would only let me go up to that attic.....

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hello: Thanks so much for the great review and we are so glad to hear that you are a return visitor to the hotel. Regarding "the attic", we have transformed that space into long-term apartments so the "ghosts" (and cobwebs) had to find other accommodations! Hope to see you again soon, Kathy Tindall

Owatonna, MN
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We spent two nights in Cedar Falls and went to tripadvisor to get lodging suggestions. The Black Hawk Hotel by far exceeded our expectations. It is a trendy hotel in a very vibrant downtown location. I would rate this as first class/top shelf. What sets them apart is the attention to detail. When our room was made up after our...

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a fantastic review. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and were pleased with your accommodations and service. We look forward to seeing you again next year. K Tindall

Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Soho and Stuffed Olive are the adjacent bar/restaurant with great food, drink selection and service. Free parking steps away. I loved the old fashioned key to the room and exterior door. Quiet, we'll kept and nice art in hallways. The lobby is very pleasant to relax and read a book.

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tindallk, Owner at The Black Hawk Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Joan: Thanks so nice for the kind works regarding your stay with us earlier in November. We are always pleased to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and the amenities we provide. We hope you see you again soon on a future visit to Cedar Falls. K. Tindall

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Hawk Hotel, listed on the National Trust of Historic Places, is the oldest continuously-operating hotel site West of the Mississippi. The historic building offers 27 rooms from standard accommodations to luxury suites with marble bathrooms/jacuzzi tubs and antique furnishings. A business center is also available to our guests. Adjacent to the historic hotel is our vintage Motor Lodge which offers 14 king rooms with mid-century modern style furnishings and original art. This facility includes a workout room and all the modern conveniences demanded by today's sophisticated traveler at an affordable price point. The Black Hawk occupies a prime location in the heart of Cedar Falls on Historic Main St. where all the action is...great restaurants, shops and entertainment options. We are also steps from the picturesque Cedar River with its walking and bike trails and just 5 minutes from the UNI Campus. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Hawk Hotel

Address: 115 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-2621
Region: United States > Iowa > Cedar Falls
Price Range: $129 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Black Hawk Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Cedar Falls
#4 Family Hotel in Cedar Falls
#6 Business Hotel in Cedar Falls
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“We were in room 311 which had a king bed and a view of the river.”
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