We recommend the Holiday Inn which is just over one mile from Loras College. Their phone number is 563-556-2000. Ask for a room in the Dubuque library conference block and get a special rate. While at the Holiday Inn, you will be near downtown shopping. Additional information about visiting Dubuque is also available. Further hotel options are available from the Chamber of Commerce
Dubuque has a number of fine restaurants along with the usual fare of chain restaurants.
To drive to Loras College, directions and maps are provided from Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. There are 3 airports within an hour and a half of Dubuque, including Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Moline, Illinois.