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The Heartland Spa & Fitness Resort

1237 E. 1600 North Road, Gilman, IL 60938
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The Heartland Spa & Fitness Resort
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Gilman
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Accommodations here are very basic, very much like a dormitory. Beds are cozy and comfortable. Meals fully prepared and served by staff, dietary preferences honored for each guest. Classes are scheduled throughout the day, led by energetic and knowledgeable staff. Spa services here are performed by friendly staff in clean and quiet setting. I had a very enjoyable stay. I... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fall is such a beautiful time of year to take a road trip to Gilman. We start our trip by packing light for Heartland Spa supplies you with mostly everything you will need. Our first stop is at, The Gathering to do some shopping and to grab some fudge. Next, we stop at, Inside Out to do even more shopping... More

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Libertyville, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love this place. Been there three times now and always leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. The fitness classes and instructors are great and have a ton of energy and make the classes appropriate for your fitness level. The spa services are amazing. The food has been great every time although you get what you get without any choice. The rooms... More

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Aurora, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I was just there with my teen daughter for 5 nights March 30- April 4 and had an amazing time, we laughed so hard my side was hurting, fabulous! If you like simple, unpretentious and peaceful, this is the place for you. We couldn't get over how quiet it is there at night and even during the day with everyone... More

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Tinley Park, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

This is my third trip to the Heartland and it gets better each time. They have a wonderful variety of fitness classes and I did them all ( total body conditioning, core fusion, Zumba, super circuit, and yoga). Instructors were knowledgeable and fun. The educational discussions were also well done and provided valuable insights into fitness and general health and... More

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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I have been back to this midwestern spa about 4 times annually in as many years, usually during their downtime in January or February. The place is wonderfully (to my taste) unpretentious, yet friendly with outstanding instructors and spa type pampering. The food is excellent and low caloric. If your are looking for fancy glamour this is not the place... More

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Newark, New Jersey
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My mom and I were really looking forward to the single-night stress buster package we had booked, and we both really needed it. On arrival we would have agreed with some of the criticism in other reviews that the facilities (particularly the rooms, which are very basic) are not quite as nice as they should be for the price, but... More

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HomeToTheHeartland, Operating Partner at The Heartland Spa & Fitness Resort, responded to this review

Susan. You're absolutely correct. Mice in your bed are NOT ACCEPTABLE. As soon as I was informed of your experience, I closed the guest house (aka The Carriage House) and upgraded all reservations for the Carriage House to the main Manor House. I share your disappointment as we utilize the services of a reputable local firm to control pests and... More

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270 reviews 270 reviews
21 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

First to respond to earlier 2013 complaints. 1. the pool was dirty -- Not only was the water clean, but it was one of my favorite aspects of the visit. The depth to four feet was perfect for group water aerobics; whirlpool, steam and sauna in area; loaner bathing suits; shampoo, conditioner, body lotion in showers, etc. I spent a... More

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Deerfield, Illinois
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I just came back from my 2nd trip to the Heartland Spa and I think it just gets better over time. The food was as amazing as I remember and not having to cook or clean was worth it's wait in gold. The massages were amazing and I wanted to bring my massage therapist home with me! We listened to... More

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Chicagoland USA
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I went on an overnight with 2 friends and wished we had stayed longer. Our check in was smooth and we had a nice tour of the grounds. The food was fantasitc and the service in the dining room was great. There were a variety of fitness classes available for each fitness level or desire, or you could just relax... More

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Address: 1237 E. 1600 North Road, Gilman, IL 60938
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Location: United States > Illinois > Gilman
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
The Heartland Spa & Fitness Hotel Gilman
The Heartland Spa And Fitness Resort
The Heartland Hotel
Heartland Hotel Gilman

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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The Heartland Spa, with its 32 acres of rolling pastures, woods, and spring-fed lake offers the tranquility of Midwest farm country. This destination spa with 29 years of experience in the wellness industry, is 90 miles south of Chicago. The Heartland Spa’s approach provides an unpretentious and nurturing environment and proudly accepts only 41 guests at one time. A two, three or five night package at The Heartland Spa offers Guests the opportunity to learn, experience, and utilize the most current information available regarding fitness, nutrition, and stress management. Our superb pampering treatments, tasty and nutritious menu complete the Spa’s program to make it the perfect vacation. ... more   less 
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