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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

2643 IL 178, Utica, IL 61373
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
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Rating summary
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a blast. We stayed in a villa with our family. Our grandchildren's ages were 2 years to 11 years old. There was always something to do. We went to the water in the morning amusement park in the afternoon and back to the water at night. Both parks were clean and the employees very nice. I will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I went to Grizzly Jack's with two other couples and a total of seven kids and stayed in a three bedroom cabin and it was terrific! Plenty of room for all of us and we had so much fun. There are not many places that can accommodate 13 people staying together and I can't stress how much... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My kids love the waterpark. A lot to do at the resort. The bounce houses, slides, and rides are fun for young kids. Watch children because security is lacking. Promotions for discounts on stay a very rare

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We started out at Starved Rock state park, since we arrived in the am, and check in was at 4. It was a gorgeous day for a hike. We had 5 grandchildren ranging from 8 down to 2 with us, and all doable trails. We were able to check in at 1, which was quite a long line and took... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not bad. The kids (9 and 6) LOVED it. I read all the reviews before going. The water park was super fun- though I stepped on an earring. The amusement park part needs to have a little more. There was free face painting and karaoke and a DJ for spring break-which was great- but not much else so we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rented a big cabin this past weekend with two other families. This has been our fifth or sixth time at the resort and this was our favorite. The had many new rides and cool stuff for the kids to do. We have four year olds and I thought they might have been too young, but it was perfect. They... More 

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Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for such a GRAND review. We are all so happy here that you and your loved ones had such a grand time. Thank you for letting us know how much you liked the rides at the Enchanted Forest and your stay in our Luxury Cabin. We do look forward to you and your loved ones... More 

Bourbonnais, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for a two-day business conference. It was during their slow season so the resort amenities were not open. The hotel looked like it would be a fun vacation destination for a family with the amusement/water park, but I can't say first hand. The hotel is starting to show some age as there appeared to be a little... More 

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Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We do try to excel in customer service. We hope you will come back and bring your loved ones in the seasons to come. Warmest Wishes, Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort More 

Moline, Illinois
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice clean hotel, would be a nice place for a family get away. I was there on business. Front desk staff was very nice. Only complaint is I was traveling with a group of 3 and after all day training I was not in the mood to go out to dinner. It was off season and none of the... More 

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Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We do try to excel in our customer service. We do hope that you and your loved ones will join us in the seasons to come. Warmest Wishes, Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was overall a very pleasant experience...besides the abundance of chlorine and the rude staff at amusement park..we enjoyed ourselves.Could have been alittle more clean outside.we came across numerous bottles of beer and trash on our walk in the morning.I would recommend this place to others.

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Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our resort and for taking the time to write such a Grand review. Our goal is to excel in our customer service. We take constructive reviews very seriously. We look forward to seeing you and your loved ones in the seasons to come. Warmest Wishes, Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort More 

Abingdon, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on a Thursday night for one night. Our 8-year-old loved it an didn't want to leave. We all had a great getaway at a very reasonable price. This is the first place we've been as a family that has catered to parents as well as children in every aspect.

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Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this Grand review. Our goal is to excel in customer service. We hope to see you and your family again in the seasons to come. Warmest Wishes, Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort More 

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