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Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I was told by many friends and family " it's a riot", the place is decorated from the 60's-70's very odd and different. I am sick of the same old hotel stay, everything soooo the same...I am looking for some fun and not to be mean but, a good laugh from yesterdays cheap décor. I want to be entertained by...

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2Thank Edward H
Iowa
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We've just returned from a two night stay at the Canfield. We chose this hotel for it's location, price and eccentric personality and will most likely be staying here any other time we come to Dubuque. This hotel is within walking distance of most port of Dubuque attractions (which was what we wanted). Within a 1/2 to 3/4 mile radius...

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3Thank oceanfish058
Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewed 17 June 2014

the entire place is filthy and smells of smoke and if you want to feel safe I wouldn't suggest staying here. It offers rooms for rent by the month so you can imagine the crowd of people that are LIVING in this hotel! would definitely not just for any type of family with the unusual crowd that hang around and...

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5Thank DaniBB043
Central Kentucky
Reviewed 5 May 2014

My daughter and I chose to stay at the Canfield after reading the reviews from others. What a place! Our room decor was straight out of an 80s mobile home bedroom: shiny black and red! We were on the 5th floor and the heat is from radiators and is controlled from one thermostat at the office. Guests could lower or...

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4Thank Laura H
Onalaska, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We have stayed at the Canfield many times over the last 12 years.It is clean, friendly and unique. Special thanks to Carol for being so friendly and helpfull.We would'nt stay any place else in the city. Larry G.

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2Thank gmusky
United States
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I read the reviews and was prepared for what we found. It was not a bad stay but not as charming as these other reviews had led me to believe. The wax indians in the lobby were a bit jarring walking in at midnight. The decor isn't so much retro as it is chevy conversion van. There was no air...

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1Thank Pippin P
Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 8 October 2013

I read the reviews, so I knew what to expect. The room was ultra clean and the staff friendly and helpful.I am a single female and it was my first visit to Dubuque. The furniture was old, but comfortable. There was a ceiling fan, micro, small frig and cable TV....all that I needed! I was very satisfied with the rate...

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1Thank Jackie P
Seattle
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We enjoyed staying at the Canfield! My husband and I couldn't find a place to stay in Dubuque due to a convention til we happened upon the Canfield. It's..funky! but clean and a super location. We had a two room 'suite' on the top floor, right out of the 1960s, for $75. It was like staying at grandma's house. The...

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2Thank Kidlet
northwesttennessee
Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

This place is amazing for families who need a large room without spending much money. Pros: -- Clean -- Our room with two beds was twice as large as a regular hotel room -- Great history lesson for the kids! Actual keys for the doors. Pink sink in our room. Old-timey radio in our room for decoration (didn't work but...

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1Thank northwesttennessee
Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 7 February 2013

the canfield is wonderful and historic.Thank goodness for this place,because it has the best affordable price and i was able to stay and enjoy beautiful dubuque much longer,than if i had to pay almost 100 a night to stay at the julien inn or holiday inn,with all their big brand luxuries,they cannot compare to the historic comfort and great affordability...

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Address: 36 W 4th St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7005
Region: United States > Iowa > Dubuque
Number of rooms: 54
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“Ask front desk for what you need, they have many styles of rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Travelingfamily9799, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Let the desk know what you want and they'll take good care of you for room selection.”
 of 5 bubbles HARLEYFLTR, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Going for the experience itself.”
 of 5 bubbles 81edwardh, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
“For more room, ask for a 2-room suite with an outside view. Ask for non-smoking floor and one that is at least 2 floors away from smoking floor to avoid smoke smell.”
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 of 5 bubbles oceanfish058, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If you want to spend your money wisely and on having fun versus spending all your money on your hotel room.....stay here! Nice view of downtown city buildings from side not facing freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles 419jackiep, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
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