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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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Overview
2643 N State Route 178, Utica, IL 61373-9707 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a reasonably priced lodging with a very good continental breakfast. It is located next to a state park with extensive hiking and biking trails - in addition to the waterpark. They offer a broad range of options form 4 bedroom chalets to standard...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Operations Coordinator at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort. We strive at proving 100% guest service to all of our guests. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will return in the near...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a villa with our family to visit Starved rock. We booked this place as the lodge at Starved rock was sold out. The place is decent - you get what you pay for. The location is good. You can get to the...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Operations Coordinator at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction to all of our guests. I am sorry to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your stay. I am also sorry to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the place for a sisters quilting weekend. while the Waterpark was not in operation due to a fire - it was a pleasant stay without kids around that particular time. The only problem was the lighting in the room - no ceiling lights...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Operations Coordinator at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction to all of our guests. I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will return in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a wedding and stayed at the resort the staff was extremely welcoming upon arrival. Our room was a little outdated and unfortunately the water park was not open during our visit. Besides that the arcade was a blast for all ages and our...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Operations Coordinator at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction to all of our guests. I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us. Our indoor waterpark is scheduled to reopen Fall...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Traveling from Atlanta to Minnesota my husband and I found ourselves needing a place to stay on a Satuday not too far off the intetstate. Using my United Airlines points I found a room at Grizzly Jack's resort and redeemed them for a night's stay....More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Operations Coordinator at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction to all of our guests. I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay. Yes we do believe in going over and beyond what is needed...More

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About
Description
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort sits in the beautiful setting of Starved Rock State Park. Located just 90 minutes from Chicago & the Quad Cities and an hour from Bloomington & Rockford. The resort includes Grand ...More Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark (re-opening late fall). Accommodations include custom lodge rooms, two-bedroom Vacation Villas, and three-bedroom Log Cabin. Cabins and Villas feature full kitchens. Guests can enjoy a view of nature at our Bear Island Outdoor bar and our 18-hole Canyon Creek Miniature Golf. All lodge rooms include a microwave, mini-fridge, and wi-fi access. Other resort amenities include the Cave Arcade, the Honey Pot Sweet Shop and the Moose Crossing Convenience Store. Our Grand Bear Conference Center includes over 11,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including 6000 sq. ft. of Grand Ballroom space to accommodate weddings, family reunions and corporate events. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
272
Price range
US$81 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Grizzly Jack`s Grand Bear Hotel Utica
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Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort
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Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Hotel
Location
United States > Illinois > Utica
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
272
Price range
US$81 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Grizzly Jack`s Grand Bear Hotel Utica
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Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort
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Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Hotel
Location
United States > Illinois > Utica
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Traveller (329)
Room & Suite (70)
Pool & Beach (69)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (20)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Ezra A
17 June 2018|
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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort | Property representative |
The waterpark is not expected to reopen until the 1st week of November at this time. I am sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.
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kmcortese
21 January 2018|
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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort | Property representative |
Hello our renovations are expected to be completed around the first part of May of 2018. We are looking to be open and running as usual.
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kmcortese
21 January 2018|
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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort | Property representative |
Yes we do have rooms that are accessible rooms. We also have adjoining rooms as well. However our waterpark is currently closed due to renovations. We are expected to be reopen and running by the first part of May 2018... More
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"The cabins can hold 18, you can pay extra for more and use air mattresses, We made our own food and fished..."
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"Renting a home/villa in the woods is peaceful,"
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"All of the rooms appeared to be very nice."
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