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4.7 out of 5

"We have been to this hotel many times over the years and it just gets better. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 18 Sep 2017

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Hotel Description

3.5-star historic hotel perfect for exploring Dubuque

City center stay

You'll be steps from Dubuque Welcome Center and a 5-minute walk from Five Flags Center. National Rivers Hall of Fame and Dubuque Museum of Art are also within half a mile (1 km).

Full-service spa, dining

This historic hotel features a full-service spa, a nightclub, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like free self parking and an area shuttle.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 133 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Minibars, room service, and premium bedding are also available.

Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$143* Per night/room 26 Jan. - 27 Jan.

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier Suite, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Julien Dubuque ratings based on 28 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Julien Dubuque

Everyone (9) Couples (3) Family (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Jan. 2020 by gm

Dear Valued Traveler, Thank you for the perfect score! Hope to see you soon again! Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

4 out of 5
Lovely hotel and restaurant. Our room on 4th floor was not as warm as we would have liked. Large windows were covered with drapes, but cold air was coming thru large window panes. Thermostat didn’t work when we tried to increase room temp. Staff was friendly and hospitable.

Posted by on 15 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Jan. 2020 by gm

Dear Valued Traveler, Thank you for the near perfect score! We will work hard to achieve it! Hope to see you soon again! Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec. 2019 by gm

Dear Valued Traveler, Thank you for the perfect score! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

4 out of 5
Location and historical value of building were good.

Posted by on 28 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec. 2019 by gm

Dear Valued Traveler, Thank you for the 4 stars. We will work hard to earn the 5th star! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Oct. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Oct. 2019 by gm

Thank you for the perfect score! Hope to see you soon! Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

5 out of 5
It's been updated, but retained it's old charm. Good restaurant and bar on premises.

Posted by on 22 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Oct. 2019 by GM

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the perfect score! We look forward to seeing you soon again! Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

4 out of 5
The reception/ front desk area was lovely.we had heard so many great comments about their renovation ! Unfortunately we were disappointed in the size of our room/bathroom areas. Perhaps our expectations were too high .

Posted by on 29 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Aug. 2019 by GM

Dear Valued Traveler, Thank you for the 4 of 5 score! We will work hard to earn the 5th point! Hope to see you again soon! Team Hotel Julien Dubuque

2 out of 5
I stayed at Hotel Julien last year several times. All my stays were excellent and under $80 per night. This year, the price shot up and many issues: • Hot tub broken • Dusty hotel furnishings • Noisy ice machine which woke me up throughout the night • Switched Keurig coffee maker with second tier brand I felt like I was paying more and getting far less. Next time, I will probably stay at Holiday Inn or in the ironworks district at the new boutique hotel or Residence Inn

Posted by , from Chicago, IL on 25 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
Pros: Staff.
Cons: Vending machines foe soda and water.
We have been to this hotel many times over the years and it just gets better.

Posted by , from Fort Atkinson, WI on 18 Sep. 2017

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5 out of 5

Loved the hotel

We had to go to Dubuque for a wedding and did not want to stay at a waterpark hotel that had rooms a special rates.We found this hotel by ratings only.We are glad we did,it was a great experience and a very nice hotel.It deserves the ratings that it gets,it was great in every way.Stay there, you will like it.

Posted by , from Chicago on 15 May 2017

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About the Hotel Julien Dubuque

Location 200 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001

Property Features

Hotel Julien Dubuque offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 15,000 square feet (1394 square meters) and includes conference space. A nightclub, a 24-hour fitness center, and spa services are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Julien Dubuque. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are free. Self parking is free. This Beaux Arts Dubuque hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 133 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 15,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1394 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1914
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Coffee shop
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Dubuque, IA (DBQ-Dubuque Regional) (13.1 km / 8.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Julien Dubuque offers 133 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Dubuque hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Carolines Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Riverboat Lounge - Onsite bar. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 10 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per stay.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Number of children who can stay free - 10

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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