A squadron of Spring Pelicans with the breeding bump on their bills. They get snow white and look very different in the Spring. If you see them in the Fall they look darker and drab. Fourth Street Elevator
I really like funiculars and rail travel in general. This gem was first built back in 1882, and rebuilt a few times until 1893, and they haven't had to rebuild it since.
Yes, this is on the National Historic Register! A juvenile bald eagle with a pair of adults learning how to fish over the lock and dam during a snowstorm. My wife and I had the pleasure of watching this family for 15 minutes from a heated car. The bar at Hotel Julien Dubuque 1920
AL CAPONE IN DUBUQUE, Iowa ...
This hotel has hosted many famous guests but none as notorious as Chicago gangster, Al Capone. When “things were too hot to handle” in Chicago, it is legend that Al Capone would hide out at this historic hotel. He reportedly made use of a nearby underground garage to hide his cars and further conceal his presence in Dubuque. Some say he even owned the hotel at one point. Today, you can live like this prohibition-era gangster by staying in the Capone Suite. Tucked away in a private area of the hotel, this suite offers a vintage theme that is rich with “Old Hollywood glamour.” Interesting place to learn about the past, present and future of the Mississippi River as well as other rivers. The clock tower in Dubuque, IA. Church steeple in Dubuque, IA. Horseshoe bluffs
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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel with full-service spa and free airport shuttle

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
24-hour business center

Location

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 Port of Dubuque Marina 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 nightclub, 2 bars/lounges, and a 24-hour fitness center 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.

Languages Spoken

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 and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary 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 nightclub, a 24-hour fitness center, and spa services. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Hotel Julien Dubuque is a smoke-free property.

  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Year Built 1914 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Nightclub 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15,000 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 133 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • 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 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 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.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • 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
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Julien
  • Hotel Julien Dubuque
  • Julien Dubuque
  • Hotel Julien Dubuque Iowa

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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