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Chicago Northwest KOA

8404 South Union Road, Union, IL 60180
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in a 32 ft RV. We used this as a base while we toured Chicago and visited friends. VERY VERY clean and neat... Plenty of things to do for the kiddies! Daryl (I think) showed us to our site... and told us where everything was etc. He helped the grand kiddies with getting those... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are very happy that you and the grandkids had fun at our park. We have a lot of pictures from the 2013 season and will make sure that our websites are updated. We also passed your positive feedback along to our wonderful staff. Thomas & Sylvia More

Stoney Creek, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We just got back from a few days at this Koa. We thought the park was very pretty. The Kamp workers were very friendly. It is next door to western town and there's a fantastic restaurant there, Reasonable prices too. Back to the Koa, the park is clean and well kept. The only negative things are that the laundry is... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review and good feedback. In spring we installed brand new water treatment systems for all of our three wells. After reading your review and comments from one other camper we had our water specialist looking into this and we should have the results back soon. The cloudiness of the water is due to a lot of... More

Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We camp about once per year at various locations throughout Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa and can appreciate any camp ground quirks, so without saying too much about the attitude towards visitors I will try to focus on the logistics of this campground. If you are looking for a place for one night and you can live two feet from your... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at our park and giving us the opportunity to explain our visitor’s policy. • Even on busy weekends we allow visitors for our camper guests • All visitors have to register at the office and pay a visitor fee • They receive a visitor tag with their arrival time • If they bring this tag back within... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This was our first trip in a new camper. As we entered the staff asked what we needed and we explained it was are first time. Darrell followed us to our site, assisted with placement and checked on us later to ensure we were OK. All the staff was super helpful and friendly and made us first timers feel more... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We made sure that Darrell knows that he did a great job and we are happy to count you to the numerous KOA fans. Thomas & Sylvia More

Alsip, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This was my first time camping, and was really nervous that I wasn't going to like it. When we were first escorted to our site, we were so excited to see how clean the whole area is. The park was a hop skip and a jump away, as was the basketball net- really convenient to be able to see our... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. We are always excited when our guests have a great time, especially the kids. All the time and effort we put in to improve and maintain a great park is more than worthwhile. Thomas & Sylvia More

Lagrange Park
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I just returned from an overnight stay at this property. This is only the second time I have camped at a actual campground. We travelled with 7 families, with children ranging from ages 4-16. The grounds were well kept, manicured even. The staff was very friendly, check the grounds regularly, and the property is secure. They even come around in... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

What a great review thank you very much. We are so happy when our little guests have a blast and like the park and the activities we plan for them. What a plus that they beg you to come back! We are proud to be part of the first camping experiences of your kids and part of “memories made”. Thomas... More

Lindenhurst, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Our first trip of the season in our pop-up was a huge success, thanks to this KOA experience! Owners were very friendly (they even bring you to your site personally!). Bathrooms were super clean and checked numerous times throughout the day. Showers were clean and private...loved the drop down shelf seat! The out-dated mini golf was still fun for our... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review. It is rewarding to see that our guests have a great time and intend to come back. We hope to see you again soon! Thomas & Sylvia More

Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
44 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I parked my travel trailer at this well-run KOA for a few nights while I ran into the city to spend time with family. The owner was very friendly and accommodating. I felt the prices were very reasonable and the property well-maintained. I will come here again when visiting the Chicagoland area.

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your very positive review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thomas & Sylvia More

tyler
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

campground is clean and taken care of. make sure you have a car to go anywhere as there is nothing close to do all day. washer no hot water, dryers did not dry clothes and $2.00 a load pricey. water is terrible as there are alot of minerals and you smell like iron after a shower. owners should deal with... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. With the extensive drought in 2012 the water table was very low and therefore the mineral content of our well water very high. As the new owners of this park we decided to put water quality on the top of our list of improvements to the park. Now in 2013 after 45 years of untreated well... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

For that past several years we have been doing "adults only" family camping trips and the Union KOA was our first trip...we didnt have the best experience about 4 years ago and gave it another chance about years ago and finally gave up... The "old" owners were very strict in regards to rules...no nonsense...one of them even made my aunt... More

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Thomas W, Owner at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Wow what a survey, thank you very much for your time and that you care enough to write such a detailed great survey. What I learned from you is that not only parents with kids are going to Donley's Wild West Town no also grown ups are enjoying this attractions. The next time you camp with us be sure to... More

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Additional Information about Chicago Northwest KOA

Also Known As:
Chicago Northwest Koa Hotel Union
Chicago Northwest Koa Hotel
Address: 8404 South Union Road, Union, IL 60180
Location: United States > Illinois > Union
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Union
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the closest KOA to Chicago and O'Hare International AirportA family campground with planned activities on weekends from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. (haywagon rides, movies, games, kids crafts, bingos and a lot more)Have fun at Donley's Wild West Town next door, visit the Illinois Railway museum, see Santa's Village Azoosment Park, visit Six Flags Great America, cool off at Magic Waters near Rockford or in our own crystal clear pool in a friendly and quiet country setting, with long, level, shaded pull-through 50 amps RV site, special tent sites, 7 Kamping Kabins and complementary Wi-Fi throughout the park.Take the "Metra" train from nearby Crystal Lake or Woodstock to visit Chicago for sightseeing, festivals, and tours. We are also in a convenient distance to the Woodfield Mall, Prime Outlet Discount Mall, and the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino. Various local restaurants are within minutes. ... more   less 

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