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Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

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Address: Dubuque, IA
Phone Number: 866-690-4006

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Fun time but needs some repairs

We were here years ago with our own kids and all the levers, pulleys, and buckets worked. This time here with nephews and most don't work. Lots of things rusted. Boys had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
New Windsor, Illinois, United States
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New Windsor, Illinois, United States
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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were here years ago with our own kids and all the levers, pulleys, and buckets worked. This time here with nephews and most don't work. Lots of things rusted. Boys had a great time but we were disappointed to see the repairs needed.

Thank bplynch92
Dubuque, Iowa
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Dubuque with the family and the kids need to burn off some energy, this is a great option! Not as big of a waterpark as the mega waterparks in the dells, but a lot to do and a lot of fun. Also, the water temperature is really nice (our experience has been that often times the... More 

Thank JohnnyChicago1
Pensacola, Florida
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Utilized this property for both accomodations and the waterpark over the July 4 weekend. The hotel prices are a bit steep but the location is prime in Dubuque and the rooms are well-furnished. We stayed in a city-view suite, which to be warned, our suite style is located across from vending and the elevators, and the walls are paper thin... More 

Thank pcolardwarrior
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We stayed here one night with the Riverboat Twilight cruise group. Our room was really nice, clean, with comfortable bed and full of amenities. The hotel staff treated us like VIPs. Breakfast was included in our package and was very good.

Thank 1MilitaryMomof2
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

The outdoor dining area was right next to the Mississippi River. Just beautiful and the food was good. The waterpark seemed clean with plenty of tables and chairs for the older generation. Kids loved it. We got riverview rooms, and while lovely, we did hear train noise every now and then. I would definitely stay here again, with or without... More 

1 Thank Rusty S
Muscatine, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stayed at the hotel over the Easter week-end. This was the first time our family visited this complex. The waterpark was better than I thought it would be. I enjoyed the 2 hot tubs. One is for family's and the other one is for adults aged 14 and up. It was nice not getting slashed in the face in... More 

Thank angelao892
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We love coming to this hotel and doing the waterpark with our son. Its always a blast going down the tube slide and the smaller individual slides and relaxing in the hot tubs. We come from Davenport, IA to enjoy the waterpark and hotel stay as a staycation getaway. The rooms are always clean and the in hotel restaurant is... More 

Thank Jaclynn H
Waterloo, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Very chaotic and seemed to be lacking in management and supervision. It would be better if there was an actual pool for swimming.

1 Thank elizabethdH3781LK
Ventura, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark is a fantastic place to get away. The rooms are spacious with great views. The Waterpark is enough for hours of entertainment and the restaurant makes it easy to never have to the the building I have stayed here several times and never left disappointed Can't wait to go back in June!

Thank Valerie I
Loves Park, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Very run-down and outdated..... Horrible "cellar" smell throughout... Beds very uncomfortable.... Pillows a joke..... Mold stains on bedding.... DON'T STAY!!!!!!!

1 Thank JohnLXV

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