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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights, the hosts were very kind. Clean bathrooms and camping cabin. Hosts really went out of there way for us. Beautiful location! Close to the metro that we took into Chicago. Beautiful laundry facilities - they decorated with pumpkins and gourds for autumn.

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

Thank you for camping with us recently, Becky! We're so happy you enjoyed your cabin, as well as our facilities and fun decorations we have out for fall. We appreciate the kind review, and hope to see you again sometime! More 

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47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The location worked well for us, staying for 4 days during a visit with relatives. Some shade, clean bathrooms/showers/laundry, easy to find, level sites, view of cornfields, pull thrus for big rigs, not on a main highway so it was quiet.

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Thank 517nancyg
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback of your recent camping trip. We're glad to hear that our location was perfect for your family's needs and that your site was also a perfect fit. We hope that you will come back and camp with us again sometime. Take care! More 

Mississauga, Canada
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78 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed here for 5 days as it was the closest one to Chicago, however it took us 2 hours to get there. It is a perfect place for families and realy caters to children, we liked the fact camp sites and cabin were in a different area to RV's and trailers, we had a nice site. This camp ground... More 

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

We're so happy to hear you and your family had a great stay with us, Patricia! We are glad you enjoyed our grounds, your campsite, and that our staff was able to impress you with their hard work and service. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope to see you again sometime! More 

Chicago, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had five people in a rental trailer that was advertised to accommodate up to six, however after one person took a shower in the trailer the drainage system became overwhelmed and backed up in to the sinks and tub with an extremely foul smelling black sludge. We called the emergency phone number for the campground and the owner answered... More 

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Thank Laurie B
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 area. Please accept our sincere apologies that you were not satisfied with our quiet time policy, it is something we implement to make sure that all our guests are able to relax during their stay with us. Unfortunately... More 

Waterbury, Vermont
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a full amenity pull through site. No cable however but we don't really watch much TV so no big deal. This place could use more shade trees and they have planted a fair number of young trees but it will be quite a few years before they are grown enough to provide shade. I saw that they did... More 

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Thank codyboy04
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for camping with us, Cody! We are happy to hear you and your family had a great time with us, and enjoyed your campsite, our facilities, and amenities. We appreciate your kind review, and look forward to having you back sometime! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Employees were enthusiastic to help and keep the showers and bathrooms clean even though some campers left some nasty messes. Kudos..to those who had to clean that up. They also offer many yard games and miniature golf for free and a nice clean pool which provides entertainment for those all ages. Pull through sites are a huge plus.

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Thank mbjb982016
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and kind words for our staff - we have an awesome team that we are SO thankful for! We are so happy you enjoyed our amenities and activities, as well as your campsite. We hope to see you again sometime soon! More 

Sacramento, California
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100 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Being in the Chicago area you can imagine this place is gonna be full. It is also very nice which add to its appeal. Has dog walk, pool, min golf. We stayed 2 nights. Would have stayed longer if there was availability. Mosquitos were an issue but no other issues.

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

Thanks so much for your awesome review, Cindy! We're so happy had a great stay, and enjoyed our pool, mini golf, dog run, and grounds. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Naperville, Illinois
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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Wonderful stay with the family. Very clean and organized campgrounds. Check in and out was seamless. It's very close to the Illinois Railway Museum and also next door to the Wild West Town for the kids to visit.

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

Thanks so much for camping with us! We're glad you and your family enjoyed our grounds, as well as the nearby railway museum and wild west town! We appreciate your kind review, and hope to see you again sometime soon. More 

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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2016 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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Thank Randy W
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Northwest KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for camping with us, Randy! We are so happy you enjoyed your campsite, and our proximity to nearby attractions and transportation - we're glad you were able to enjoy the area. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope to see you again sometime soon! More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 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 

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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 S Union Rd, Union, IL 60180-9690
Region: United States > Illinois > Union
Price Range: ₹ 2,120 - ₹ 4,651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 140
Also Known As:
Chicago Northwest Koa Hotel Union
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“Don't rent a trailer here.”
 of 5 bubbles lauriebH7895FR, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“don't bring random stuff like yard games they got all that stuff for free. I stayed in September so I don't know what its like in the spring/summer.”
 of 5 bubbles R3784QEdaveb, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Pull through sites make happy vacations. Don't let your GPS route you on the I-90 into Chicago, take the 290 to the other local road, you avoid two hours of traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 323jenniferh, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The non-electric sites are a little bit more private.”
 of 5 bubbles 269laurens, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Cabins are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles Mish614, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
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