3537 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA, US, 51501

  • Phone: (712) 328-3171
  • Fax: (712) 328-2205
Green Hotel

Supports Green Practices

"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.

3.5 out of 5 (124 reviews)
59% of guests recommend this hotel
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  • Shopping

    »Old Market

    No visit to Omaha is complete without a stop in the Old Market. Do not let the cobblestone streets fool you. Although charming, this eclectic corner of the city lays claim to some of the best shops and restaurants in town. Enjoy Italian at Vivace, invite a special someone to The French Cafe or sip a microbrew at the Upstream. Small shops offer everything from alternative music to cultural clothing, even a year-round selection of Christmas decorations. Several art galleries are also located in the area.

    1000 Howard Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »Tannenbaum Christmas Shop

    Feeling a bit like Scrooge? Step into this beautifully decorated shop specializing in the sights and sounds of Christmas, and you will feel like Santa in no time. Thousands of ornaments, priced $2 and up, hang from the many trees and displays tucked into every nook and cranny of this Old Market mainstay. Shoppers will also find holiday figurines, china, dolls, music, decorative items and much, much more. Other holidays are represented as well, with various displays devoted to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, July 4th and so on.

    1007 Howard Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »Nebraska Clothing Company

    This is not your typical Old Market clothing store. Selection ranges from downright unusual to the finest travel wear available. Check out the casual team apparel, featuring whom else but the Cornhuskers, then take a trip back in time and cheer for the Bugeaters (Nebraska's first football team). You will find plenty of apparel in support of both names. The store also carries the best names in durable travel clothing and adventure wear. If you cannot make it in, consider calling. Internet and mail orders are also accepted.

    1012 Howard Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »Soul Desires

    Soul Desires is primarily a bookstore that houses several books on spirituality and philosophy. This place has many books and material to enhance your spiritual side and special services like a 'Sabbath Room' and prayer beads for that karmic peace. Their store also has many other things for sale like greeting cards, singing bowls and so on. There are also many events held here like discussions, small music events, poetry sessions and so on. Many known writers and poets are invited here to share their views. Check out the website to know more.

    1026 Jackson Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »New Realities

    When your soul needs soothing or your aura needs a lift, stop into this eclectic book and gift shop filled with enchanting music, soothing aromas. You will find a large selection of relaxation and contemporary music products, hand-crafted jewelry, candles, cards, chimes, incense and books. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is always happy to assist.

    419 South 11th Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »Nouvelle Eve

    Simple, fun, sophisticated, trendy—there is something for everyone at this stylish Old Market boutique. Slinky party dresses, luxurious scarves, funky hats, plush sweaters, romantic lingerie and chic handbags are interspersed with pants, suits, pajamas and more. Jewelry, fragrances and baby clothes complete the range of merchandise offered here. Many of the items are on the pricey side, but each is flawless in design and function. A visit to Nouvelle Eve is a treat to the senses, so even if you are just browsing, be sure to stop in.

    1102 Howard Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »Omaha's Farmers Market

    If fresh produce, handmade quilts and linens, freshly cut flowers, locally canned jams and home-cooked baked goods are your thing, be sure to check out the potpourri of items available here. Parents push strollers, couples walk with dogs...even chefs from nearby restaurants frequent the Farmers Market to stock up on just-picked tomatoes, salad greens, berries and more. Located in a spacious parking area in the Old Market, this weekly event runs through the summer.

    1100 Jackson Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »Homer's Records & Tapes

    Nothing is average in this Old Market music store. While it tends to lean toward alternative sounds and merchandise, do not let that keep you from searching the stacks. Classic rock aficionados will be rewarded with a fairly extensive selection of good old LPs. If your tastes run more modern, new and used CDs and tapes representing nearly every genre are available. The store also offers shipping to take the hassle out of gift purchases.

    1210 Howard Street
    Omaha, NE 68102

    »The Mystery Bookstore

    If you are an avid reader then the Mystery Bookstore is your paradise. This large bookstore is said to house thousands of books covering several fields, categories and writers. Be it history, art, science, philosophy, technology or any other field, you are sure to find a book here. You can come here to shop, spend some tranquil time reading or participate in their reading groups and other activities.

    1414 South 13th Street
    Omaha, NE 68108

    »Ibsen Costume Gallery

    What started in 1981 as a little costume shop in a Dundee strip mall is now considered the largest costume provider in the Midwest. This award-winning shop with more than 22,000 costumes fulfills all types of costuming needs, from providing a Santa suit for a weekend St. Nick to an entire wardrobe for the cast of a Broadway-style production; Ibsen's has it all. A wedding consignment shop is also on the premises, offering previously worn gowns at a fraction of their original prices.

    4981 Hamilton Street
    Omaha, NE 68132

    »Bond Piano Service & Studio

    Piano tuning and repair in southwest Iowa. Offers piano lessons for beginner to advanced.

    15206 Pine Terrace Drive
    Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

    »Nebraska Furniture Mart

    Picture more than 500,000 square feet of sheer selling space. With acres of shopping, warehousing and parking areas, it is the single largest home and office furnishing store in America. You will also find electronics, flooring, appliances, computer hardware and software. Prices are low and the selection is huge. There is even a Burger King to refresh between busy hunts. It is crazy and crowded on the weekends. But for people with an eye for interiors, this mega experience is not to be missed.

    700 South 72nd Street
    Omaha, NE 68114
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