Casino Wins Four Diamond Award
BLUFFS, IA - For the fourth consecutive year, Ameristar Casino Hotel
has earned the American Automobile Association (AAA) coveted Four
Iowa operation is the only riverboat facility in the nation and
one of only three hotels in Iowa to have achieved this prestigious
designation. "AAA Four Diamond Award winners such as Ameristar
Casino Hotel are upscale in all areas, reflecting an enhanced level
of quality throughout.
Throughout each year, AAA's tourism editors visit more than 90,000
lodgings, campgrounds, restaurants and attractions performing unannounced
Less than three
percent of the estimated 27,400 AAA-rated hotels and motels attain
the Four Diamond excellence level. In order to achieve Four Diamond
status, a business must undergo a rigorous physical inspection that
encompasses the areas of exterior and grounds, public areas, room
decor and ambiance, guest room amenities, bathrooms, housekeeping,
property operations and guest services.
properties are considered excellent, and reflect an exceptional
degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.
diamond ratings represent the overall quality of a property, and
help people in choosing lodgings that meet their needs and expectations.
Casino Council Bluffs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameristar
Casinos, Inc., opened in January 1996.
reminiscent of a gateway river town, the resort complements the
region with a distinctive presence and offers American Automobile
Association (AAA) Four Diamond culinary, gaming and lodging services.
Four restaurants provide a variety of dining experiences from the
casual comforts of the Amerisports Bar & Cabaret to the intimate
Grill, specializing in steaks and seafood.
The hotel provides
a full range of accommodations with 160 rooms, many boasting panoramic
views of the Missouri River and the Ameristar II Riverboat.
A full 38,500
square feet of casino space provides guests with the choice of 1,510
slot machines, the area's largest variety. Forty-six table games
include Blackjack (including Spanish 21 and Double Exposure), Roulette,
Craps, Caribbean Stud, Caribbean Draw, Fortune Pai Gow, 3-Card Poker,
Let It Ride Bonus, and Triple Shot.
since November 1993, Ameristar Casinos owns and operates six properties
in Nevada, Missouri, Iowa and Mississippi, two of which carry the
prestigious American Automobile Association's Four Diamond designation.