Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel with full-service spa and free airport shuttle


Located in the heart of Dubuque, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Dubuque Welcome Center, National Rivers Hall of Fame, and National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Dubuque Museum of Art and Riverboat Museum are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

A full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 133 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find minibars, room service, and premium bedding.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel Julien Dubuque features an indoor pool and a spa tub. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 15,000 square feet (1394 square meters) include conference space. This Beaux Arts hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. A roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Hotel Julien Dubuque is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 133 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1914 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Restaurant 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 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 Things to Do

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

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

Spa Services

Potosa Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology.

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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