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Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I understand that this property was recently acquired by Holiday Inn Resorts, and that there is an expected transition period. However, it appears that some of the focus on maintenance and cleanliness has been lost. I have stayed here before and have always put off doing a review, thinking that maybe they would improve; NOT! I stayed in the Presidentials,...

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Independence, Mossouri, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess i would say ur stay was satisfactory. The front desk man DJ was awesome and a bright spot of our stay. He was very knowledgeable of this and the Chicago area. The accommodations were clean and orderly. They did lack attention to detail. Toilets not flushing right and constantly having to use a plunger. No hot water at...

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Chatham, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

As a preferred member of the Holiday Inn Vacation Club, I have always been pleased with our units. Unfortunately, this cannot be said for our stay at the Fox River Resort. Upon our arrival, we noticed it was not a nicely cleaned unit. We had candy wrappers left on chairs, water marks left from glasses covered the coffee table, cigarette...

8Thank ecweiler
HIClubCounselor, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort, responded to this review

We're so sorry to hear of the shortfalls you encountered at Fox River Resort. This just doesn't sound like us! It's always our goal to be sure our guests are comfortable and receive outstanding service. We sent you a private message in hope of addressing your concerns more personally. Thanks for sharing your comments.

Muscatine, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We decided to spend a long Thanksgiving weekend at Fox River Resort. This was our first stay at this resort. The people at registration were very friendly and helpful and we were assigned to a third floor unit in building I. We were disappointed when we checked into the unit and found the refrigerator and microwave hadn't been cleaned, and...

2Thank DanTrips
HIClubCounselor, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort, responded to this review

We're pleased you enjoyed the accommodations and friendly staff at Fox River Resort! It's always our goal to make sure our guests feel comfortable and have lots of fun things to do. Whenever something isn't perfect with your unit, we want to know so that we can correct any problems right away. Inspections are an important part of our housekeeping...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a condo use for a week and a base of travel in the area. We also went into Chicago which is about an hours travel each way. We had a enjoyable rest during a great adventure. There are several communities in the area and Aurora where you could test your gambling skills r catch to the train to...

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Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There were four of us in a two bedroom villa - we had a full kitchen and dining & living room areas. While there was remodeling going on, this was to be expected since the Holiday Inn Club Vacations had taken over Fox River Resort about a year ago. We used the activity rooms and their Grille, which had quite...

2Thank Grace P
HIClubCounselor, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort, responded to this review

We're so pleased to hear about your great visit to Fox River Resort! It's our goal to be sure our guests are comfortable and have plenty of fun things to do. Your comments are helpful to us so that we know what our guests value most, and they'll also be very helpful to any new guests considering a stay with...

Manteno, Illinois
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Spacious room was whistle clean, equipped kitchenette , private bedroom with super soft mattress . A lot of activities and of course the water park. As big as this facility is, we enjoyed the quiet time out in this wooded area. For a restaurant of stature , you must drive to Ottawa , but that is only 11 quick miles...

2Thank pmallaney
Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We are owners of the Holiday Inn Vacation Club. We are very excited to has a resort in the Midwest that offers so many things to do. Fox River meets to high quality standards of HIVC. Our only complaint was we were put in a building without internet service. The front desk quickly offered to move us to another villa...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was offered a stay here at a discounted price and with incentives in exchange for attending a 2 hour timeshare presentation. While I typically don't do timeshare presentations because I have no intention of buying in to them, I did decide to do this one because they offered me more incentive than any other place has. My husband and...

4Thank weluvtravlin5
HIClubCounselor, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for attending a property tour at Fox River Resort! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Your detailed feedback helps us to know what our guests use and appreciate, and will be a terrific help to any new guests considering a stay with us. We hope to see you again soon, and encourage you to check...

Lowell, Indiana
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I only booked this place because of a 2 night 3 day stay for $99 that included the Pirates Cay water park. With so many other hotel options I would not pick this place again. I like to take vacations where I don't have to cook my own food or clean my own room. Maid service was an extra charge....

3Thank mcgeka
HIClubCounselor, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you were able to take advantage of one of our vacation packages to visit Fox River Resort! Our getaway packages are deeply discounted, because we know that vacation time is precious. For guests interested in learning about our Club and benefits, the package is a nice alternative to renting at prevailing rates. It's always our goal...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax and Renew in Rolling Midwest Hills. The sprawling resort is located about an hour-and-a-half south of Chicago in the beautiful, rolling hills of Illinois. It features a wide range of outdoor activities for family fun. It starts with a stocked, seven-acre lake, ready for fishing. Or, rent a canoe or paddle boat and enjoy a relaxing cruise across its still waters. For swimming, we have an indoor and outdoor pool, plus the always fun year-round indoor Pirates Cay Indoor Water Park™. It features interactive water features, water slides, lazy river, food outlets and more. For sports, enjoy everything from basketball, tennis and volleyball to cross country skiing. And our 9-hole, par 3 executive golf course will help you get that swing back. Plus, the 18-hole mini golf course is a big hit with kids, as is the Activity Center with an arcade, mini movie theater and more. A playground, ball field and sports equipment and even horseback rides help round out your outdoor fun. Sheridan, IL is a rural location, making it a perfect place to get away and relax. Beautiful state parks, historic sites and golf courses are all nearby. Shopping, dining, movie theaters and other entertainment can also be found in the region. And, it's close enough to the greater Chicago area and downtown to experience a day of wonderful sites and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort

Address: 2558 N 3653rd Rd, Sheridan, IL 60551-9400
Region: United States > Illinois > Sheridan
Price Range: $134 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 332
Also Known As:
Silverleaf Fox River Hotel Sheridan
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“all condos are convent to the family areas.”
 of 5 bubbles 123456topman, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a villa away from construction or remodeling”
 of 5 bubbles 563gracep, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want a condo/villa and want wifi, Building 22 is best for now”
 of 5 bubbles weluvtravlin5, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want free Wifi, ask for building 22. Not sure about the others.”
 of 5 bubbles mcgeka, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have better views plus an elevator is on premises”
 of 5 bubbles RosesintheDesert, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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