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    Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

    2643 N State Route 178, Utica, IL 61373
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    • Excellent23%
    • Very good31%
    • Average19%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
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    Lazy River
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our second stay and I can say this resort does not disappoint. The environment is well enveloped in the outdoor / nature theme, and the waterpark is hours of fun. Miniature golf was a touch outside with holes of varying difficulties and the...More

    Thank Leigh K
    Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your kind and positive review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us! We look forward to seeing you back again with us soon!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My family met at Grizzly Jacks for Thanksgiving. We traveled from Minnesota, Western Iowa, and Chicago burbs. We chose this spot for it's proximity to Starved Rock. Our room was quite spacious and very affordable. There was ample room and the location was very outdoorsy....More

    Thank GtotheSpower
    Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your kind review. I apologize that the check-in policy was stressful for you, I assure you that it was for the cardholder's personal security. We hope to see you back here with us again soon.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    It was amazing! The room was clean and spacious, beds were comfortable, and the water park was fun. You really don’t need to leave the resort. It had a restaurant, bar, arcade, mini golf, coffee and desserts, and a little store. The kids had a...More

    Thank Brenda M
    Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you so much for your positive review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you back here with us soon!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I booked this late as a weekend getaway on Groupon. Worth what I paid but definitely a few critiques. 1. Staff at check in - AMAZING! Quick, helpful, so friendly. 2. Room - family suite. Lots of decor but none it really great on functionality....More

    Thank Mommaof5kiddos
    Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your informative review. I apologize that the room accommodations were not to your liking and I will be addressing your issues with the appropriate department. As for the lifeguards, I appreciate you letting us know what you observed as we cannot fix...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    We arrived at Grizzly Jacks and had a quick check in. If they don’t tell you before hand, it’s $500 damage deposit. The resort was clean and the restaurant nice. Waitresses attentive. Food ok, drinks ok We stayed in the family cabins. Clean and nice....More

    Thank 797zacharys
    Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 9 November 2017

    Thank you for your review! It's good to hear that we were able to make your stay enjoyable. We hope to have you back here with us again.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 272
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    Tiffany W
    8 November 2017|
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    Response from mharty63 | Reviewed this property |
    Not that long. Winding drives make it seem longer but we walked front to back of entire property in 4 or 5 minutes.
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    14 August 2017|
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    Response from jeffnlisa02 | Reviewed this property |
    I am from that area and moved to Louisiana 15 yrs ago. We have always stayed in a villa when we visit. Of course there is wear and tear but we have always been pleased. We visited in June and was unable to use water park. We... More
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    Response from ALLGLORY T | Reviewed this property |
    not sure about hours but the reaort gives you game cards for attractions
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    "Bring a can of Raid and some strong cleaning supplies. Maybe even your own towels!"
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    "Bring Bug Spray and also Bring Your Own Cleaning/Cooking Supplies."
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    "The lobby staff is extremely helpful. There are villas, but we preferred walking to the water park."
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    "Chose cabins or villas for families."
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