There are a number of affordable lodging options all within 15 minutes or less from the start line. Most hotel/motel options are even closer than that.
Days Inn Dubuque – 3.4mi
Hotel Julien Dubuque – 3.5mi
Holiday Inn Dubuque – 3.6mi
Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark – 3.9mi – Great option if the family and kiddos are traveling with!
Gehlen House Inn & Barn – 10mi – Owned and operated by fellow runners and also has a craft taproom onsite!