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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gurnee, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I spend this weekend at the Koa july 19th and this place is horrible first the camp ground is extremely small , no heated pool we only used the pool for 25 minutes because it was extremely cold, there was individuals walking right through our campsite to take shortcuts no respect what so ever, I had a... More

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Westland, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the the Chicago Northwest KOA for a family trip. The first night of our campfire, someone in a yellow tshirt told us we could not sing at the camp and that KOA was not a party camp. He had the audacity to get off of the cart in a threatening manner and was speaking to our group... More

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

We appreciate the opportunity to elaborate on our current campground policy. Quiet time at Chicago Northwest KOA Sunday through Thursday is at 10 pm and Friday and Saturday at 11 pm. I personally patrol the park at night and enforce quiet time. We do not allow large groups to take over the park at night and behave the way they... More

Thomaston, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came upon this vacation site by accident when my antique automobile suffered a broken stabilizer bar. I was not only welcomed into the park after hours, but was also put to rest any concerns about finding a qualified mechanic by the owner Thomas himself who not only drove me over to his personal mechanic when i was not able... More

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

Thanks for taking the time for this review. We are glad that we were able to help you in this unfortunate situation with your car. Hopefully you made it sound and safe to the Dakotas and you enjoy your new job. Thomas Owner More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 18-year old son and 3 friends were driving from MA to CA to drop a friend off to college. The 2nd stay of their journey was at this campsite. We meticulously booked his entire trip through AAA and when they arrived, were told they could not pitch a tent because they were not 21. My son called me and... More

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

We appreciate the opportunity to elaborate on our current campground policy. To reserve and rent any kind of site at Chicago Northwest KOA you have to be 21 years or older. This policy is posted on all our websites, it is available when you make a reservation and it is also included in the confirmation letter of all reservations. Unfortunately... More

Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 hotel reviews
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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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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

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Address: 8404 South Union Road, Union, IL 60180
Location: United States > Illinois > Union
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Chicago Northwest Koa Hotel Union

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new Managment since April 2012. Welcome to the closest KOA to Chicago and O'Hare International Airport. A 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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