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Navy Lodge Great Lakes

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2500 Meridian St, Great Lakes, IL 60088
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Navy Lodge Great Lakes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa Lake, Michigan, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for two days 8/10/14 . The room was Clean and in very good repair . the Staff answered any question about the navy RTC graduation .I would stay again if in the area !! Close to Chicago, shopping , restaurants , Six Flags Amusement Park , Malls , Highways . Just make sure you have change for the... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have had the pleasure of staying at NL GL on two different occasions this summer. Once for my son's PIR in July and again for a weekend visit as he is in "A" school here. Awesome staff, pretty good breakfast, clean, comfy beds, and quiet....convenience factor can't be beat - just a few minutes from Base Gates...will say though... More

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Berea, Kentucky
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9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was confusing as we arrived and were told they did not have a reservation, then we were given the directions to check the "Gateway Inn" on base. Our reservation showed we were arriving a day later, not sure how the error occurred, could have been my fault. After feeling like we were about to end up with no... More

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Berea, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Confusion when we first arrived as there is a "Navy Lodge" we went to and then there is the one at the address provided above that is also on the base. The confusion made checking in a challenge, but after we were beginning to think we did not have a place for the first night everything began to work out.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel. The room were nice when we got here. Working air conditioner, good television. Everything was pretty good, except the fact that their free internet is very slow. You have to pay 10 dollars for their high-speed internet, but that will only get you the internet for every 24-hour period. Could not get work done. Other than that,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice stay, Room was nice, staff was friendly. Continental breakfast was nice, they were out of syrup one day. Great rate close to base, you have access to NEX for gas. Only problem is their website says they have a swimming pool, which was confirmed by the person I made the reservation with to my surprise no swimming pool my... More

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Taylor, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Got to stay here after bootcamp and several years later to visit the VA hospital. This place will always be my first choice when in the Great Lakes area. The rooms are always perfect and the lobby is always clean. The beds are just right, bathrooms couldn't ask for a better shower. I love the fact that you can actually... More

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Villa Rica, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was able to stay here twice in the matter of a few weeks. I came up, by myself, to spend Christmas with my son while he was in Boot Camp(my present from my husband last minute). Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. It was hard to be away from family, but the Navy Lodge had a sweet Christmas tree... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Excellent staff, clean rooms, great atmosphere. Reservations was a snap. I went there for my sons Navy graduation in June. I drove up with part of the family but my daughters plane got in ahead of me on the day we arrived. She had worked the night before so there was no sleep. The staff allowed her to go ahead... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I booked this hotel with the intention of being able to "hang out" and give my sister some time to relax after completing bootcamp. After the PIR she checked in to A school at Great Lakes and was briefed that she was not allowed to visit or enter the Navy Lodge because it was considered off base housing. If i... More

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Address: 2500 Meridian St, Great Lakes, IL 60088
Location: United States > Illinois > Great Lakes
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Welcome to Navy Lodge Great Lakes!You work hard to find the best accommodation at the best rate. We work just as hard to deliver them plus, we add great service! The Navy Lodge Great Lakes is committed to providing our guests the best value.You are a very special person to us. From the moment you arrive, our warm hospitality and excellent facility will make you feel at home. You can count on us for a spacious and comfortable room with a fully equipped kitchenette and well-lit workspace. Navy Lodge Great Lakes hosts military/DOD traveler on TDY and PCS orders. We are able to accommodate family members of new recruits coming each week for graduation (PIR).Navy Lodge Great Lakes is proud to serve you as our guest! ... more   less 
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