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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is our favorite get away place. Owners George and Shari go out of their way to make sure everything is right. Clean and Comfortable. Just about 2 hours west of the Chicago Metro Area but completely relaxing and a great place to unwind or spend some time with your family. And they have dark sky conditions with incredible stars... More 

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Thank Rich W
Sherry V, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this very kind review ! We appreciate you as our wonderful guests! We look forward to your next visit ! Kindly, George & Sherry Vidinich Hickory Hideaway More 

West Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My husband & I stayed in a Luxury Whirlpool Cabin at Hickory Hideaway over the weekend. The room was comfortable, hot tub was great, the private quiet time together was wonderful. From previous reviews, I was a bit concerned that the owners and, perhaps, neighbors, would be too friendly. We were looking to get away and spend time with each... More 

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and look forward to your your return visit. Sherry & George More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Just returned home from our weekend away at Hickory Hideaway and had a great time there. The owners George and Sherry could not be more accommodating and friendly and the cabins and grounds are beautiful. This was our second year there and we definitely plan to return again next year!

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

It always a pleasure; thank you for the kind words and hope to see you soon. Sherry & George More 

Chadwick, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had a nice overnight there. The area is quiet and secluded. We were greeted by our hosts which were very hospitable. In the office area, you can borrow things like board games, binoculars and find lots of information on things to do in the surrounding area. We enjoyed just walking around the area and observing the birds, flowers, etc.... More 

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. Sherry & George More 

Marion
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Truly a rustic little getaway for a couple or a group looking to relax and reconnect. We stayed in the Jacuzzi suite with fireplace and outdoor deck. It was cozy, quiet and very relaxing. The business is family run and George & Sherry were very helpful and friendly. They made us feel right at home and the view was calming.... More 

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Thank Catherine T
geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Oh, thank you so much and glad you liked our little getaway. Sherry & George More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the deluxe cabin with two person Jacuzzi and gas fireplace. Micro and small fridge. They have an enclosed hot tub available to all guests but we did not take advantage. Fire pit available to all guests. Charcoal grill at our cabin. Staff was very accommodating. They have board games and movies you can borrow from the office. Not... More 

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you Delise for taking the time to write such a nice review. Sherry & George More 

Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

11/1/2014: My wife and I wanted to get away because she will be traveling for work soon and we needed alone time. I came across this place on the internet because I wanted to take her to a cabin in the woods for some peace and man, did we hit a Home Run coming here. The owners George and Sherry... More 

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you liked us. We look forward to your return visit. Sherry & George More 

Shabbona, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

7/11/14: What a great place!!! My wife and myself never go to a place without looking at the reviews. For some reason we looked at the web pages and booked the room with out looking at reviews. That must have been due to all the effort and great job on the web page. We felt if they put that much... More 

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thnak you for choosing us and the review. Sherry & George More 

Eagle River, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We came to Hickory Hideaway on the recommendation of another business in a nearby town. We could not have been more pleased that we came here. Cabin is clean and attractively decorated. Location is pastoral and quiet, and two small town are nearby for dinning and grocery necessities. Our cabin had a micro wave, fridge and sink for food prep.... More 

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Thank MartinEldred
geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you; sorry it took so long to respond to your great review. Sherry & George More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

A great place to stay. Quiet country setting with great view and friendly owners. We stayed in the Rustic or romantic cabins and they were really nice comfortable and cozy. No cable or satellite but if your going to watch TV they do have wifi, as well as did and vhs cassette players in the room. Plus movies to barrow... More 

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you Brent, we certainly appreciate the feedback and glad you enjoyed your quiet country stay with us. Sherry & George More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More than just lodging. Hickory Hideaway invites you to discover the diverse beauty of Northwest Illinois. Relax in the rustic setting of our 12 cozy cabins located on ten wooded acres just minutes from Lake Carroll. Enjoy our friendly atmosphere beside the bonfire or in our hot tub. A luxury cabin with kingsize bed, fireplace and whirlpool tub or a romantic getaway cabin or country kitchenette can accommodate everything from intimate parties to family reunions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hickory Hideaway

Address: 24366 Payne Rd, Shannon, IL 61078-9251
Location: United States > Illinois > Shannon
Price Range: $115 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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