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Chicago Northwest KOA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean and pristine. Sites are ample with nice views. Next to a Wild West show for kids. Friendly staff. Spent our days exploring the towns of Woodstock (where Groundhog Day was filmed)and Crystal Lake. Both towns provide metro rail into Chicago where you can leave your vehicle and avoid the busy highways.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was able to make a last minute reservation w/Sylvia, who took such good care of us!! We came in after hours, but she had someone meet us & guide us to our spot--so nice! Everyone there was so accommodating & wonderful. Easy trip to the train station to get into Chicago.

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Thank julezvm
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your awesome review! It was our pleasure to have you, and we are so happy your last minute reservation worked out. We hope to see you again sometime! More 

Union, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I pulled in here for the weekend to attend a nearby car show and we booked a Kamping Kabin. The cabin was clean and comfortable, the campground is well kept enjoyed by everyone that I observed. The staff were extremely accommodating, friendly, and enjoy providing a great respite in a bustling world. They had different activities available... More 

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Thank statevampire
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

It was entirely our pleasure - we're so happy to hear you and your wife had a great stay. We are glad you enjoyed your cabin, our grounds, and that our staff was friendly and helpful for you. Thank you so much for your kind words - we hope to see you again sometime! More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for families with children. Friendly staff, good amenities. Camp sites are close together as to be expected with a KOA. Very clean bathrooms and showers. I give this place 5 stars as my 2 boys ages 1 and 8 had a blast. This place may not be for a couple without children as it is loud and hectic with... More 

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Thank Jessicamedrano214
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us, Jessica! We are thrilled you and your family had a wonderful time, and enjoyed our facilities, amenities, and many activities. We appreciate your kind review, and hope to see you again in the future! More 

Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in a travel trailer so keep that in mind when you read my review. Our first impression was a good one when we pulled into the park. As you enter you can see that the campground is well taken care of. We were greeted by an attendant who looked up what site we had and then had... More 

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Thank Jason S
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind, detailed review Jason - we really appreciate it! We are so happy to hear you had a great time during your stay with us, and enjoyed our grounds, the pool, our facilities, and many activities. We hope to see you again sometime! More 

Flint, Michigan
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63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Although I'm new to KOA, this is what I was hoping for. The owner Silvia was very helpful and friendly as was the other staff I encountered. Restroom and showers very clean. Nice pool too. Hope all KOA's are as good.

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Thank JJHunter
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review! We are so happy to hear you had a great stay with us, and enjoyed our facilities and swimming pool. We hope to see you again sometime! More 

Flower Mound, Texas
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

WE WILL NOT RETURN! Nice enough park. Clean, quiet maintained on the surface but needs work on closer look. Pull through & back in grass & gravel sites. BUT, PARK HAS A MAJOR LACK OF ELECTRIC POWER COMING IN-CAN NOT KEEP UP WITH DEMAND EVEN WHEN NOT FULL . A fact that seems to be ignored by the owners. When... More 

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Thank texasnana3
Brian S, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and for staying with us during your recent visit to the Chicago area. During your stay we did have an issue with your pedestal and replaced it once we were aware of the problem. While this is definitely not a regular occurrence, it does happen once in awhile and... More 

Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed on site #82 and it was perfect for us. They added wooden swings to the premium sites which are nice. Some full hook up spots are very narrow for big rigs like ours so we went to check out sites ahead of time. Very nice staff and well kept up property. Wild West Town is right next door... More 

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Thank Lori M
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a great weekend getaway with us, Lori! We are happy you enjoyed your new swing in your campsite, our grounds, and that our staff was helpful for you. We appreciate your kind review, and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Kirkland, Washington
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223 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This KOA campground is very well cared for... The two ladies that run the place were very nice....Immaculate rest rooms.. Lawns mowed... Well lit... A bit pricy but you get what you pay for... Near the Illinois railways museum.. And just off I90...

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Thank Don H
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

We're so happy you had a great stay with us, Don! We are glad you enjoyed our grounds, facilities, and the surrounding area as well. Thanks so much for your kind review, and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Palatine, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This was my first time with any K.O.A. We picked this place cause it was an hour from home and we wanted to see the Train Museum. When making our reservation, they really went out of way to get me and my friend close with each other. He has a 31 motorhome, and put him on a pull thru across... More 

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Thank Briantheriverrat
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

We're so glad you were able to have an enjoyable time with us, and that you were able to be close to your friend. Our goal is to make sure everyone has a relaxing, great time. Thank you for your kind, detailed review, and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new Managment since April 2012. Welcome to the closest KOA to Chicago and O'Hare International Airport. A family campground with planned activities on weekends from Memorial Day thru Labor Day. (Haywagon rides, movies, games, kids crafts, bingos and a lot more)Have fun at Donley's Wild West Town next door, visit the Illinois Railway museum, see Santa's Village Azoosment Park, visit Six Flags Great America, cool off at Magic Waters near Rockford or in our own crystal clear pool in a friendly and quiet country setting, with long, level, shaded pull-through 50 amps RV site, special tent sites, 7 Kamping Kabins and complementary Wi-Fi throughout the park.Take the "Metra" train from nearby Crystal Lake or Woodstock to visit Chicago for sightseeing, festivals, and tours. We are also in a convenient distance to the Woodfield Mall, Prime Outlet Discount Mall, and the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino. Various local restaurants are within minutes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chicago Northwest KOA

Address: 8404 South Union Road, Union, IL 60180
Location: United States > Illinois > Union
Price Range: $31 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 140
Also Known As:
Chicago Northwest Koa Hotel Union
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