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Potosa Spa

Address: 200 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563-588-5570
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Ranked #1 of 1 Wellness Spas in Dubuque
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Set aside a little time to take good care of yourself. Inspired by the Native American Medicine...
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Fee: Yes
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: Set aside a little time to take good care of yourself. Inspired by the Native American Medicine Wheel, designed with tranquility in mind, true to the culture and history of Dubuque, and restorative for mind and body, Potosa Spa provides a full array of facials, massages, body treatments, and salon services - including signature services you will find only at Potosa Spa. Located in the lower level of Hotel Julien Dubuque.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We planned our trip to Dubuque for a weekend away to relax & get massages. Who knew the weather people were right this time. Snowpocalypse happened Saturday night. Our massages were supposed to be first thing Sunday morning.... The roads were horrible, at least that's what we were told. We stayed at Hotel Julien so we only had to walk... More 

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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604 reviews 604 reviews
168 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My mom and I did the spa day retreat package here, which included a pedicure, facial, and massage. I enjoyed all three immensely. Take their advice and sip a mimosa while getting your toes done! They use vegan nail polish, so you don't have to feel any guilt about indulging. My massage was outstanding; my masseuse used pretty heavy pressure... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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287 reviews 287 reviews
62 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went here with my daughter during the holiday break. We each purchased the "Spa Day Retreat" package, This includes a Potosa massage, a bliss facial and a ritual pedicure. Unfortunately we waited to book a little too long and they were very booked during the holidays. The woman we spoke with on the phone was super helpful though. She really... More 

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iowa city iowa
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The services and quality of the spa were very nice and prices seemed reasonable. One problem I had was with the front desk. I was scheduling several services for my daughter and myself, was over charged $80 with the implication that I had done something wrong in the scheduling even though I called over a week in advance and was... More 

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Holton, Kansas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Wonderful overall experience! Services good, friendly staff, top notch facility! Would love to go back.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

For one of the first times in my life, I was given extremely friendly service from making the appointment to walking out the door at a high-end salon and spa. On top of that, I had a great 60 minute spa pedicure. I changed into a comfortable robe and unwound in the relaxation room before the pedicure. I also liked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The spa is incredibly clean, no detail unnoticed. the bathroom was loaded with personal grooming goods - all high quality brands they sell. The relaxation room was lovely with water,granola. The heated massage beds were wonderful. My 50 minute massage with Christy was absolutely fabulous. It felt a lot longer than 50 minutes and it was one of the best... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This spa is a must. Everything is top notch, very clean, staff went above expectations. I would recommend purchasing some of the oil. This was my second visit and I am hoping to go back again soon.

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Bloomington, Illinois
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We visit this spa once a year when a group of us visit the area. It offers every amenity and extremely reasonable prices. We are completely catered to and cannot find any areas of improvement needed.

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Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I have been lucky enough to visit spas all over the states. They have almost all been lovely. But right here in Dubuque, Iowa is a total jewel. The spa is tasteful, restful and just about perfect. I have had most of the services offered and been happy with all of them but my massages with Mickey S. have me... More 

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