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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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2643 IL 178, Utica, IL 61373
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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Emden, Illinois, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our room was dirty, there were stains on the mattress, the showerhead was broken, the bathroom flooded when you "tried" to take a shower, the setup for breakfast was poor, the staff in the hotel was unorganized, and the staff in the amusement park was not only unorganized but appeared to be high which posed safety concerns. The amusement park... More 

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granville, il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is very pleasant from the second you walk in! It's warm and inviting. The staff is helpful and answers all questions and concerns. The water park is great and the new adventure park is AWESOME! The whole family had a blast.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my family there for weekend, Friday to Sunday . Never left resort, everything was there. Went the weekend before Christmas and very few people. Had 6 adults and 2 kids. Plenty of room in the 2 bed room villa

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All six of us stayed in a villa at the Grand Bear Resort. The villa was nice and roomy and seemed clean on the surface. Plenty of cookware except no baking sheet. We were going to make cinnamon rolls for breakfast. Luckily we brought tin foil. The two bedrooms were big and so was every room in the villa. There... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to describe how totally awesome this place is! Grizzly Jack's has an indoor wave pool, lazy river, water slides. Our weekend also came with pre-paid card to use at the amusement park which is on the resort and shares a parking lot with the main hotel. We zipped-lined, play laser tag, jumped on a trampoline ....I can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Indoor water park was great for our 5 & 2 year olds. We did not stay at lodge, just purchased day passes. Very modern facility, lodge was beautifully decorated for Christmas. I don't agree with the folks who complained about water park. It was awesome for our family and we will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit. We stayed on a Thursday. We had the Enchanted Forest and the Waterpark all to ourselves. We heard from the staff that the weekends are busy, so we were glad we checked in on Thursday and avoided any of the crowds. This was half the distance then to those Wisconsin Dells resorts but just as... More 

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chicago, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good time at the waterpark. It was December, so the kids could swim. A little noisey in the halls. The lodge had a movie night and they told the kids a story in the main lodge. Kids enjoyed the climbing wall.

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Wausaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is cool for a small weekend getaway. The waterpark is small, and after a few hours my older son was bored. (Only 1 slide worked.) The waterpark is definitely more for younger kids. We then went to the "amusement park" which is included in the price of the hotel. Not many amusement park type rides, but the things... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 6 year old granddaughter wanted to celebrate her 6th. birthday at your resort. We had been to your resort in the summer and stayed in one of the luxury cabins (fabulous). We stayed in the lodge this time and had are roome all next to each other so it was fine. Was surprised to learn that the Enchanted Forest... More 

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Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Social Media Coordinator at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, responded to this review

Hello Susan B, Thank you so very much for the excellent review! We are so glad to hear you and your family had a GRAND time for your 6 year old granddaughters birthday celebration! We hope Grandpa gets to retire and enjoy all the fun with the seasons to come! Look forward to seeing you and your loved ones again... More 

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Additional Information about Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Address: 2643 IL 178, Utica, IL 61373
Location: United States > Illinois > Utica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 272
Also Known As:
Grizzly Jack`s Grand Bear Hotel Utica
Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort
Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Hotel

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