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The Willows

325 Clark St, Utica, IL 61373
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West Chicago
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

3 of us girls stayed here for a night so we could hit August Hill Winery. The room was HUGE and the couch is very comfortable as one of us ended up sleeping on the couch. The beds are comfortable but are very squeaky!. The bathroom is huge and they even deliver breakfast in the morning. The breakfast was homecooked... More 

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Thank mishmashtraveler
Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

The food,service,cocktails were awesome. Very good portion for the price. One of the very best Lamb Chops I've ever had. Can't wait to go back. Asking for gift cards from my family for Christmas. Yummy

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Thank John W
La Grange Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Just got back yesterday, Ideal spot if you want to see and hike the surrounding parks. Walking distance to the little town of North Utica. WiFi was a no go in our room, but it was good to get off the grid for a few days. Service was fantastic, anything you need, they'll get it. Wish that we could choose... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was a great place to stay. The room was clean....wonderful breakfast. Very quiet get a way. We really enjoyed it. The outside could use some paint and update but the room was great. Very friendly staff

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Thank Melody D
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed in #4. The cons: every wall is scuffed and dirty, particularly the kitchen, that has grease splatters. The bathtub drains is so slow that you're left standing in your own shower by the end. The toilet flush emits a high squeak that you can hear from outside.The "sofa bed" in the living room is a futon with visible... More 

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5 Thank jane w
Manhattan, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed at the Willows over Valentines Day, while attending the Utica Wine Walk, and it could not have been more convenient. The hotel is very quaint, with homey touches in the public areas. The curtains on the porch add a romantic and whimsical touch. In the light of day, the Safari room looks a bit worn and in need... More 

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2 Thank Wanderlust217
Illinois
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Utica is a neat little town just across the river from starved rock state park. The Willows is described as a quaint botique hotel but just doesn't match that description. The room I was in was more of an extended stay (larger with a microwave and small fridge) that should be $60-70 a night, not $145.

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3 Thank gsteener
Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

The food was terrific and the prices are great! Had to wait over a half hour or I would have given stars. You can sit inside or out, swatting flies inside too. Friendly people, recommend going off hours to get fed a little quicker, or don't have too tight of a schedule. Worth the visit.

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3 Thank Joe S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Wow! I must say I was pleasantly surprised! This is a very nice place with really great folks as staff. Very nice breakfast brought to your room when you want it brought. All included. Walking distance to all of the down town shops. Really great choice for your stay.

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3 Thank Daniel F
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay at The Willows in Utica, IL. We went in the middle of a Polar Vortex (January 2014) on the occasion of Bald Eagle Watch at the very close-by Starved Rock State Park and the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center across the river. It's also only a couple of miles further to Matthiessen State Park. We had... More 

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