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Hancock House B and B

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1105 Grove Terrace, Dubuque, IA 52001
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Hancock House B and B

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hancock House is beautifully placed on the bluff overlooking the old town and the Mississipi valley, with views to die for from the rooms and the porch. The good looks of the exterior are matched by the decor inside which has great period charm. My room was Mr Hancock's on the first floor up with a great panoramic view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I told the owners, any other bed and breakfast that we ever stay in will have a hard time measuring up to our first experience. The house is a beautiful old Victorian set upon a hill overlooking the city. Landscaping was obviously well manicured throughout the year (even for early spring before blooming season). Inside the house you are... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Dubuque several times, but this time was the best because we stayed at Hancock House B&B. The hosts Susan and Chuck have done everything right. The furniture and decor are authentic; the house itself is immaculate, well maintained, and, most importantly, so inviting. The house is on a bluff overlooking the city and the Mississippi where... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Overlooking the Mississippi River town of Dubuque this B&B meets all the criteria for charm, food, and location. Staying for 3 nights we enjoyed some great breakfast foods. Just what was needed for a few days away. (It didn't bother us but note that the TVs in the rooms are small. If you are there to watch tv shame on... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

For our last minute room request, this turned out to be a delightful surprise. The house is beautiful, well-maintained and has a terrific view of the city and riverfront. Our room, The Library, was spacious and comfortable. Chuck and Susan were engaging hosts and gave us very helpful suggestions on things to do and places to see.

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Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed at the Hancock House based on recommendations from Trip Advisor. We were NOT disappointed. The beautiful mansion high on the hill was not only a historic treasure, but a perfect place for a quick weekend get-away from the reality of everyday life. The bedrooms are beautifully victorian. We stayed in the ballroom, but "snooped" in every room, since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was absolutely thrilled to be able to stay at The Hancock House. A lovely Victorian home tastefully decorated in keeping with the period of the home. The front porch allows a view overlooking the city of Dubuque and the Mississippi. The rooms are spacious and each one has it's own private bath. We stayed in a room with a... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This will spoil you for all others. Perched high on the bluffs overlooking three states and the city of Dubuque, the Hancock House has been superbly maintained and offers visitors one of the finest bed and breakfasts anywhere. Try to line up the Blue Room upstairs. The windows give you an amazing view. Run your hands over the top of... More 

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Jack_Black_1234, Owner at Hancock House B and B, responded to this review

Thank you again for taking your time to write a review for us. They are so important for our business. Regards, Susan Huntley More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stayed here for a night with some friends. Wonderful! A beautiful building. Comfortable rooms and living areas open to guests. And welcoming and friendly hosts. Oh and amazing breakfast. It doesn't get better than this.

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Jack_Black_1234, Owner at Hancock House B and B, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review for us. We appreciate you taking your time and are glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards, Susan Huntley More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Run by gracious hosts, 5+ different decor in charming rooms in unique getaway space on bluff. A bit light on electrical plugs and places to put luggage. We had wonderful whirlpool Library Room. Lots to see in Dubuque. Hosts wil be retiring soon so get there quick!

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Thank you for taking your time to write a review for us. They are very important to our business. We hope you might return again. Regards, Susan Huntley More 

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