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Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

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Address: Dubuque, IA
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New Years Eve

we booked this location for NYE based on the indoor waterpark and proximity to the casino in order to please all ages in our group traveling to celebrate the new year. The room... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
andinev
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Rockford, Illinois
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Beloit, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very clean. We stayed on the 3rd floor on the river side. The view of the Mississippi river was very pretty. We didn't make it to the water park this visit, but had a late night snack and a delicious breakfast at Tony Roma's the restaurant in the hotel. The entire staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank pattylinn22
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came up for Iowa Winter Games and stayed at a different hotel so I can't comment on hotel side. The staff was putting baking soda in pool. Asked staff about it and they said they had to treat pH levels. Team wished it had a testing kit with us. The pool tasted salty and it isn't a salt water... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

we booked this location for NYE based on the indoor waterpark and proximity to the casino in order to please all ages in our group traveling to celebrate the new year. The room was not ready upon arrival but we were provided access to the waterpark with the use of locker rooms. the waterpark needs a facelift or at least... More 

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1 Thank andinev
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice clean rooms. We choose to forgo the maid service and take the extra hour of checkout time. The pool and hot tub areas are in need of some TLC but kids loved it and we had fun too. Not much for deep water but there are 2 hot tubs, one for adults and one for kids. Great arcade. We... More 

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Collinsville, IL
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We came with our 10 & 7 yr old boys, they had fun at the waterpark, but by even their admission, it was dirty and needed more lighting. The hot tub has areas where it's breaking down and feels like sand. The lifeguards were barely engaged. The rooms...at $149- $179/night. I have had FAR nicer. The mattresses felt like they... More 

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Montgomery, Illinois
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed in room 633. Very clean and roomy. Small frig and microwave. Nice shower. Woke up Monday morn and fog was so thick couldn't see the river. Just fot a real feel of what life would be like on the Mississippi

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Napa, United States
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39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Took the kids for a visit and they had a great time. Even in the middle of summer, however, the water seemed a bit chilly. The slides were lots of fun and unique. There are 4 hot tubes and a snack bar also. The snack bar closes about 30 minutes before the waterpark does. Identifying a lifeguard was a bit... More 

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1 Thank Barbara B
Middleton
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213 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hotel is not overpriced, but the water park is. The admission is high for the few attactions you can use. Children 10 and under will like the activities, but older kids will bore easily. Ask for a river view on the top floor for a view of the Mississippi.

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Bangor, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Save your money. This water park is smaller then it looks in pictures. High energy children and children 11and up will get bored pretty fast. We were out of there in just 2 1/2 hours. Not worth spending nearly $70. People brought in food and drinks. (Just no glass) we might of stayed longer if we did that. Although not... More 

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1 Thank Jess B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at grand harbor hotel with my daughter and her friend for her 15th birthday I will start with the good part first loved our view from our room of river had a nice package with $25 tony Roma food voucher and 80 tokens.the room was nice and check in went smoothly and they were nice. Ok onto the... More 

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