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Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

Dubuque, IA
+1 866-690-4006
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Needs Major Updates Throughout

Booked this hotel months in advance as we were traveling through the area. Thank goodness it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ok hotel

Stayed a night at this hotel, looks much nicer outside. Waterpark is best in area but a bit small... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Dubuque, IA
+1 866-690-4006
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this hotel months in advance as we were traveling through the area. Thank goodness it was only a one night stay. Upon arrival I entered the hotel lobby to find no check in desk. Finally found someone who told me that check in is...More

1  Thank Fun4Me2Travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a night at this hotel, looks much nicer outside. Waterpark is best in area but a bit small. Doesnt sell beer in pool

Thank SanJuan24
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I stayed here for just one night. The location is convenient to what I was in Dubuque for. I did not participate in any waterpark activities so I cannot comment on that.

Thank Rhonda P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We have heard nothing but great things about this place since it opened, but this was our 1st time here and even with using a Groupon it was not worth the price we paid. We were here on a Monday so it wasn't packed, maybe...More

Thank McKenzie G
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great place for kids. They really enjoy the water park and arcade. We really like that there's a Tony Roma' s restaurant in the hotel that provides room service. The rooms are nice and clean, beds are comfortable, staff is friendly. It's across the street...More

Thank oconnor1129
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My kids loved the water park and arcade and the setting on the river is stunning but our visit otherwise was mediocre. For what we paid for the Fireplace Suite, the attention to detail was lacking. Our hotel room was big but the bathroom door...More

Thank IowaObDoc
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We have been to bigger, grander water parks, but that didn't matter to the kids! We stayed a Thursday night so it wasn't too busy. The slides had short lines and the three boys (ages 7, 8, 9) really enjoyed the large climbing structure and...More

Thank ajschu
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This hotel is a beautiful, very large hotel right beside the Mississippi River. It is clean and well maintained. It is only a few blocks from the center of downtown Dubuque. It has a large water park on the South side of the building. I...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The hotel was very clean. We stayed on the 3rd floor on the river side. The view of the Mississippi river was very pretty. We didn't make it to the water park this visit, but had a late night snack and a delicious breakfast at...More

Thank pattylinn22
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We came up for Iowa Winter Games and stayed at a different hotel so I can't comment on hotel side. The staff was putting baking soda in pool. Asked staff about it and they said they had to treat pH levels. Team wished it had...More

2  Thank Kimberly G
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Rhonda P | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure because I did not use the waterpark at all when I stayed there. I do know they have "package" deals where you get a room and waterpark access all in one.
25 October 2016|
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Response from Barbara B | Reviewed this property |
I agree...not cold,but not really warm either. A rash guard will help to keep you warm. I got a bit chilly after about 1 hour.
3 April 2015|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
No, yu can visit the waterpark only