Dubuque, IA 

The Hancock House

1105 Grove Ter
Dubuque, IA 52001-4644 US

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Rates: $80 to $175
Total Rooms: 9
Overall Rating: 4.9411764705882 hearts (17 reviews)


Circa 1891. Victorian splendor can be found at The Hancock House, one of Dubuque's most striking examples of Queen Anne architecture. Rooms feature period furnishings and offer views of the Mississippi River states of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. The Hancock House, listed in the National Register, boasts several unique features, including a fireplace judged blue-ribbon best at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Guests can enjoy the porch swings, wicker furniture and spectacular views from the wraparound front porch.Publicity and Awards: Victorian Sampler (Cover).Location: City/Urban.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $80 to $175
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Discover, American Express, Personal Checks and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 4 with whirlpools, 4 suites.
The types of beds available include Queen.


Cancellation: three days notice
Smoking: Smoke Free Property and Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Snacks/Refreshments and Breakfast.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Restaurant off Premises, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Plus Breakfast, Continental Breakfast and Catering Service.
Amenities In Room: Desk, Television, Clock Radio, Data Ports, Reading Lamps, Cable TV, Bath Amenities, Wireless Internet Access, Air Conditioning, feather mattress (removeable), soap, shampoo and bubble bath.
Amenities On Site: Phone, Parlor Games, Gift Shop, Fireplace, Fax, Copy Machine and gift shop.
Business Traveler Amenities: Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Hair Dryer, Modem Connection, Gym Nearby, Flexible Cancellation, Daily Newspapers, FAX On-site, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, Flexible Check in/out Times, Desk, Television and Iron/Ironing Board.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Facials, Manicures/Pedicures and Massages.
Off-Site Spa Services Available


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday-Thursday, excluding holidays


Events Hosted: Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Meetings, Family Reunions and small weddings.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing and 2 gambling casinos.

Historic Interest

This house was built in 1891 by Charles Hancock, largest wholesale grocer in the midwest. It is 7200 square feet and has been restored and decorated with period antiques. Nestled in the bluff, the view is beautiful.
Historic Awards: National Register (Applied).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society, City Historical Society and State Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: There are 5 separate and distinct historic districts in Dubuque. The Hancock House is located in the Historical Bluffs district. Eagle Point Park, Julien Dubuque Monumont, Mines of Spain and Swiss Valley nature preserves, Mississippi River Museum and Aquariums, National River Hall of Fame, Historic river front

Romantic Interest

We celebrate many Honeymoons and Anniversaries.We offer complimentary Champagne or a box of chocolate truffles. Whirlpool rooms, fireplaces, ambiance