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Canfield Hotel

36 W 4th St, Dubuque, IA 52001
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Looking for a hotel at an extremely reasonable rate? This is it. If you like Eclectic decor, and don't mind some mixed furniture in your room, stay here. The rooms were clean. The price was very right! And it's well located to Dubuque downtown attractions! Nothing fancy. But it will suit your needs, and save you money over the chain... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

OK, the place is a little weird, but in a good way. The décor (if you can call it that) is eclectic. Think Grandmas house. A buddy and I took an overnight motorcycle trip from Milwaukee to Dubuque and rooms were either sold out or more than we wanted to pay (think Green Bay when the Packers play) We got... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

To the person that was worried about smoke smell. Well, your perfume was too strong for me and made me gag! It is all about being different and seeing others' taste in decorating. I loved it at the Canfield Inn!!! You can stay in the right lane and stay at the cookie-cutter motels/hotels all you want, but I am stepping... More 

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Newton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I used to own a boat on the Mississippi in Dubuque, so we were familiar with the Canfield, but had never stayed there. We sold our boat about a year ago and were headed up to Madison, WI and wanted to stay in Dubuque in the downtown area on the way up. It was a Saturday night,... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I was told by many friends and family " it's a riot", the place is decorated from the 60's-70's very odd and different. I am sick of the same old hotel stay, everything soooo the same...I am looking for some fun and not to be mean but, a good laugh from yesterdays cheap décor. I want to be entertained by... More 

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Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We've just returned from a two night stay at the Canfield. We chose this hotel for it's location, price and eccentric personality and will most likely be staying here any other time we come to Dubuque. This hotel is within walking distance of most port of Dubuque attractions (which was what we wanted). Within a 1/2 to 3/4 mile radius... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

the entire place is filthy and smells of smoke and if you want to feel safe I wouldn't suggest staying here. It offers rooms for rent by the month so you can imagine the crowd of people that are LIVING in this hotel! would definitely not just for any type of family with the unusual crowd that hang around and... More 

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Central Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My daughter and I chose to stay at the Canfield after reading the reviews from others. What a place! Our room decor was straight out of an 80s mobile home bedroom: shiny black and red! We were on the 5th floor and the heat is from radiators and is controlled from one thermostat at the office. Guests could lower or... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We have stayed at the Canfield many times over the last 12 years.It is clean, friendly and unique. Special thanks to Carol for being so friendly and helpfull.We would'nt stay any place else in the city. Larry G.

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United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I read the reviews and was prepared for what we found. It was not a bad stay but not as charming as these other reviews had led me to believe. The wax indians in the lobby were a bit jarring walking in at midnight. The decor isn't so much retro as it is chevy conversion van. There was no air... More 

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