Lodging

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference has arranged for a limited number of rooms at three local hotels within walking distance of the conference. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Special rates apply until Sept. 1, 2017. A valid credit card is required to hold the reservation.

 
Beware of Telemarketing Scams
Our conference does NOT make telemarketing calls to solicit hotel reservations. If you receive such a call, you are advised to hang up without giving any personal information. Call one of the hotels below to make your reservations.

Hotels are listed in order of proximity to the conference:


Grand Harbor Resort

Grand Harbor Resort & Water Park - Adjacent to the conference center.
350 Bell St.
Port of Dubuque
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
866.690.4006 or 563.690.4000
City of Dubuque Group Rate: $89/night

Hotel Julien

Hotel Julien
200 Main St.
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
800.798.7098 or 563.556.4200
$99/night, City of Dubuque Group Rate

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn
450 Main St.
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
563.556.2000
City of Dubuque Group Rate: $94/night

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn
1801 Greyhound Park Dr.
Dubuque, IA, 52001
563.585.5200

Best Western Dubuque

Best Western Plus
3100 Dodge St.
Dubuque, Iowa 52003
563.557.8000

Fairfield Inn

Fairfield Inn
3400 Dodge St.
Dubuque, Iowa 52003
563.588.2349

Mainstay Suites

Mainstay Suites
1275 Associates Dr.
Dubuque, Iowa 52002
563.557.7829

 

Directions to the Grand River Center

Directions from Chicago, IL (183 miles):

  • I-90 West to Rockford
  • US-20 West to Dubuque
  • Take a right onto Locust Street
  • Take a right onto 3rd Street and continue straight across bridge

Directions from Des Moines, IA (189 miles):

  • I-35 North to US-20 East through Waterloo
  • Continue on US-20 East to Dubuque
  • Take a left onto Locust Street
  • Take a right onto 3rd Street and continue straight across bridge

Directions from Madison, WI (90 miles):

  • US-18 West/151 South to Dubuque
  • Follow signs to Locust Street
  • Turn right onto Locust Street
  • Take a right onto 3rd Street and continue straight across bridge

Directions from Minneapolis, MN (260 miles):

  • I-35 South to US-20 East through Waterloo
  • Continue on US-20 East to Dubuque
  • Take a left onto Locust Street
  • Take a right onto 3rd Street and continue straight across bridge

Directions from Davenport, IA (70 miles):

  • US-61 North to Dubuque
  • Take Port of Dubuque exit
  • Take right on 5th Street

Directions from Peoria, IL (168 miles):

  • I-74 West to Davenport
  • US-61 North to Dubuque
  • Take Port of Dubuque exit
  • Take right on 5th Street