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Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

Dubuque, IA
+1 866-690-4006
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no hot water, ice machines do not work, elevators get stuck

Don't stay there unless you really have to. No morning breakfasts, no cocktail lounge, old worn... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2016
Parkersburg, Iowa
Very Nice Hotel, Waterpark is great for young kids but, a little run down.

Went with some friends, had two 3 yr olds and a 9 yr old kid with. Nice size waterpark that the... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2016
Sean C
Illinois, United States
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Dubuque, IA
+1 866-690-4006
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Don't stay there unless you really have to. No morning breakfasts, no cocktail lounge, old worn out decorations.

1  Thank allenp323
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Went with some friends, had two 3 yr olds and a 9 yr old kid with. Nice size waterpark that the kids loved. Small enough that you can sit at a table and see the exit so not worried about kids going out of site....More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Room was clean/comfortable with beautiful view. Waterpark was very fun but run down. Most of the inner tubes were flat/deflated. Not enough chairs/tables - parents had to stand or sit on floor. Felt like piles of sand on lazy river and hot tub bottom. Arcade...More

1  Thank MaryBall79
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Overall had a good experience at the Grand Harbor Resort. I visited during one of their spring break specials (which I recommend making use of their holiday deals). In my party, we had someone with arthritis so the bowling vouchers were not something we could...More

Thank MissRAD
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We were staying here for a wedding and had reserved 3 rooms for two nights. As check in was not till 3pm we had to wait although we had a rehearsal dinner to go to at 4pm! The hotel is a little chopped up. The...More

1  Thank Shireen M
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is always a fun place for the kiddos to go and be kids! Lifeguards, food & arcade on site. Many, many things for all ages to do here. We booked the party room once for our daughter's birthday. We brought in our own pizza,...More

Thank nvrenuf379
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Stayed several nights at this hotel. Great views of the river. The hotel is located right on the river walk. The nights I stayed in the hotel, there was live music right off the back deck area. The rooms themselves were OK, nothing special, but...More

1  Thank GS2764
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Stayed here for a quick girls getaway. Our room was spacious, and the location was cose enough for us to walk downtown to the bars. Dinner in the restaurant was good. We booked a package that included breakfast and a voucher for the slots in...More

Thank Coby S
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Doesn't have waterpark open today. Drove up here tl stay. Disappointed didn't say anything about it in their website. Defintely ruined the trip to dubuque. And won't be returning

2  Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I did not like having to pay $80 more for my second night for the waterpark that I had no intentions of using

1  Thank justjoantr
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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