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Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

Dubuque, IA
+1 866-690-4006
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This is a beautiful hotel beside the Mississippi River.

This hotel is a beautiful, very large hotel right beside the Mississippi River. It is clean and... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Ankeny, Iowa
A room with a view

The hotel was very clean. We stayed on the 3rd floor on the river side. The view of the Mississippi... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Beloit, Wisconsin
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  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“water park” (71 reviews)
“stayed here” (8 reviews)
“hot tub” (7 reviews)
Dubuque, IA
+1 866-690-4006
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Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

we booked this location for NYE based on the indoor waterpark and proximity to the casino in order to please all ages in our group traveling to celebrate the new year. The room was not ready upon arrival but we were provided access to the...More

2  Thank andinev
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice clean rooms. We choose to forgo the maid service and take the extra hour of checkout time. The pool and hot tub areas are in need of some TLC but kids loved it and we had fun too. Not much for deep water but...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We came with our 10 & 7 yr old boys, they had fun at the waterpark, but by even their admission, it was dirty and needed more lighting. The hot tub has areas where it's breaking down and feels like sand. The lifeguards were barely...More

2  Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed in room 633. Very clean and roomy. Small frig and microwave. Nice shower. Woke up Monday morn and fog was so thick couldn't see the river. Just fot a real feel of what life would be like on the Mississippi

1  Thank chgoburbsco
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Took the kids for a visit and they had a great time. Even in the middle of summer, however, the water seemed a bit chilly. The slides were lots of fun and unique. There are 4 hot tubes and a snack bar also. The snack...More

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hotel is not overpriced, but the water park is. The admission is high for the few attactions you can use. Children 10 and under will like the activities, but older kids will bore easily. Ask for a river view on the top floor for...More

2  Thank Tom I
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Save your money. This water park is smaller then it looks in pictures. High energy children and children 11and up will get bored pretty fast. We were out of there in just 2 1/2 hours. Not worth spending nearly $70. People brought in food and...More

1  Thank Jess B
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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