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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

2643 IL 178, Utica, IL 61373
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Grand Bear Lodge was great. We took our teenagers and they loved the amusement park and waterpark. Room was very nice, we had a bunk bed room which was just right for 2 teenagers. The furniture was adorable and comfortable. The staff was extremely friendly and polite. The Christmas decorations were up and very nice. This was an excellent weekend... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 12 year old daughter and her best friend for an overnight stay this past weekend and I will never go back. I truthfully don't see this place still being in business in 3 years. We came to Grizzly Jacks because Key Lime Cove was not available and this was only an hour drive. It cost us $201... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initally my wife and I were very excited to bring or kids to the hotel. We booked to stay from Thursday through Monday. -our room did not smell good -our TV was old and the channels were fuzzy and not watchable -the remote did not have a back and was held together with tape -no coffee maker -no continental breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took small children aged 19 mo., 4,5 and 8. They loved the water park. The wave pool, the lazy river and the slides. I think older teens would be better served at a larger place. We were here during Halloween and it was decorated very very nice. Room was a family suite with two queen and pull out couch... More

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Litchfield, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My young family and I and our friends had such a great time! I thought it was a very good value and the amusement park really added to that. Although the waterpark may not have been overwhelmingly huge it had so much to do and certainly keep us busy! I absolutely adored this place! Our kids ages where 8 months,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in three lodge rooms: king suite and two kid cabins. Rooms were well furnished but lighting was lacking, and we missed the coffee pot. TVs are old CRT sets, but we didn't watch TV anyway. Breakfast buffet was hot and had plenty of choices and the price was reasonable. All entertainment is kid-oriented which is what we wanted -... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No coffee maker, no free breakfast, confusion between which play cards can be used where, restaurant staff very inattentive and we walked out. Uniformed gift shop staff about how to pay for incidentals, like bottled water. The kids had a great time but by the time we left, out wallets were empty.

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Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My children are 6 and 8 and LOVED every aspect of this water park. It's big and fancy to them and they don't see any imperfections that an adult would see. I can't wait to bring them back again; I believe the wonderful deals they offer beat the daylights out of any competitor of theirs. I'd choose this place over... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply Awesome. I came down just for a day to get away and we didn't want to leave. The water park was great, Jack's food was great and our room was very efficient. We partied there like we were away in Florida. My kids really had a terrific time and so did I. I would go back anytime. We actually... More

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Crown Point, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Grizzly Jack's for a quick, inexpensive fall break overnighter. It is not a big, fancy water or amusement park, but it was great for an overnighter. It's more suitable for younger kids, but still my 10 and 12 year old had a great time and my 15 year old still enjoyed the hot tub and water slide.... More

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Address: 2643 IL 178, Utica, IL 61373
Location: United States > Illinois > Utica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 272
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