Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark

350 Bell Street52001DubuqueUSA
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About Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark features an on-site water park, flexible event spaces, and comfortable accommodations. The resort sits upon the banks of the Mississippi River right in the heart of Dubuque, Iowa.

Rooms offer picturesque views of the river or city. In-room amenities include flat-screen TV, coffee-maker, mini-refrigerator, microwave, and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms also include a sleeper sofa, wet bar, and sitting area.

The on-site water park features slides, tube rides, and a lazy river. Children can also enjoy an arcade/games room. Other resort facilities include business center, exercise room, and free parking. A courtesy airport shuttle service is available.

Located on-site, Tony Roma’s Restaurant and Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A host of other dining options are just a short walk away.

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark is located opposite Diamond Jo Casino and within a five-minute walk of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and the Riverboat Museum.


350 Bell Street, 52001, Dubuque, IA, USA
Telephone: +1(563)6904000 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Casino
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

River views prove impressive.

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark is located on the banks of the Mississippi. Guests staying in rooms overlooking the river boast about the picturesque views on offer, reporting that these views are most impressive at sunrise.

On-site water park popular with families.

The resort's water park proves very popular with families staying at the hotel. With waterslides, tube rides, water guns, a lazy river, and more on offer, guests report this is a great place for children to play.

Ideal location close to Dubuque attractions.

The resort is located in the heart of Dubuque, within walking distance of a wide range of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venue. Diamond Jo Casino is located across the parking lot, while the likes of the Riverboat Museum and National River Museum and Aquarium are less than five minutes away.

Negative Reviews

Thin walls can be irritating.

According to reports, thin walls can be a problem at Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark. Past guests have described being able to hear other people's conversations, slamming doors, and even snoring from nearby rooms.

Property starting to show its age.

A number of guests report that the hotel is starting to show its age. Guests describe tired-looking décor and outdated furnishings within the hotel, while carpets in both guestrooms and public spaces are said to be on the dirty side.

Some find beds to be uncomfortable.

While some guests enjoy a comfortable night's sleep, others find the hotel beds to be uncomfortable. Common complaints include lumpy pillows, cumbersome duvets, and aged mattresses.

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