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Now this is tempting…a getaway weekend in Dubuque from Travel Zoo

Travel zoo must have read my mind – or more likely my emails and blogposts because they’ve sent me a good weekend getaway deal offer for a place I’d like to go – and maybe you would too. See below

The Deal

Experience the charm of downtown Dubuque’s historic Old Main District and stay at one of its top hotels for more than 50% off regular rates. For $99 per night February-April, two people can indulge in upgraded suite accommodations at the Hotel Julien, which was voted the No. 1 hotel in Dubuque by TripAdvisor readers. This deal also includes $20 to spend at the on-site modern American restaurant.

For an added dose of luxury, a $199-per-night package boasts an overnight stay in a suite along with two signature massages at the hotel’s full-service Potosa Spa, and a $20 dining credit.

Select the Premier King Suite with an open living room and private bedroom, as well as a kitchen with granite countertops and full-size appliances. Or choose the Luxury Queen Suite with a private bedroom with two queen beds and a separate living room with sleeper sofa.

The Hotel Julien, established in the mid-1800s, has hosted the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain and Al Capone. It overlooks the Port of Dubuque on the Mississippi River and is within walking distance of an array of shops, restaurants and bars.

Other nearby attractions to explore include the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, the Diamond Jo Casino and the “Field of Dreams” movie site, a timely destination for an early spring getaway.

Terms and Conditions
Once the room is reserved with the hotel, hotel cancellation policy prevails, and cancellations or changes must be made seven days prior to arrival. Hotel-imposed penalties may apply. Any unused promotional value credit will be forfeited upon checkout. Up to two additional adults in the Premier King Suite and up to four additional adults in the Luxury Queen Suite are allowed and are priced at $10 each per night. Up to two children 17 years of age and younger are free. Parking is complimentary. Pets are not allowed. This deal cannot be combined with other offers. Taxes and gratuity are additional. Voucher must be used in 1 visit.

$99 – Luxury Suite at Dubuque Riverfront Hotel, Reg. $209
By Wendy Wollenberg  |  Source: Hotel Julien
As the state’s oldest city, Dubuque, Iowa, “has reinvented its Mississippi River waterfront as a lively destination,” praises Midwest Living Magazine. In the heart of this bustling district is the historic Hotel Julien, where an exclusive $99 getaway for two includes an overnight stay in an upgraded suite and a dining credit for more than 50% off regular prices.
Why we love this deal
  • Offer is valid daily February-April — ideal for a weekend getaway
  • Guests receive $20 to spend at Caroline’s Restaurant, known for “American cuisine with a twist” — with menu items from artichoke fritters to lobster mac n’ cheese bake
  • Suites have separate living rooms and kitchens with granite countertops
  • This recently renovated historic hotel has hosted many notable guests including Abraham Lincoln, “Buffalo Bill” Cody and Mark Twain and is said to have been a hideaway for Al Capone
  • Spa packages that include two 50-minute massages are $199 (reg. $349)

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