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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grizzly Jack's is a nice option for this area. More appropriate for families with kids. Water Park Closed when we were there but not a big deal. We did get awoken by slamming doors during the night - likely kids, but that is what I...More

Thank jwindish
Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Lodge. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are sorry about the slamming doors in the late hours of the night. We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the last minute I was looking for a night away for my birthday/spring break in the area. I wanted a hot tub room in the area and found this. I had seen some not so positive reviews, so I booked only one night. Once...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with us we enjoyed having you. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed staying with us. It was a pleasure meeting you and talking. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed here with my children. I was originally booked at Starved Rock but with the heat warnings I was afraid we would be forced inside the entire trip. It was a good decision. The waterpark was fun albeit a bit old and run down....More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Director of Front Office Operations at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Lodge. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction. I am sorry that you where not completely satisfied with the waterpark or staff. I will look further into this matter. We currently renovating...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

I went here with my boyfriend for a night. The location is amazing, all you see is trees surrounding you. It’s not far from Utica, a vibrant tiny town. Starved Rock isn’t far either. Quiet time 11 pm-8 am.More

1  Thank Shannon S
Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Director of Front Office Operations at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for staying with us here at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Lodge. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Yes this area of the woods is very quiet and quaint. We are located within...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Had an excellent visit to Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort. Staff was friendly and helpful, resort was convenient to state parks for some excellent hiking and site seeing. I highly recommend this resort.

Thank robin67iowa
Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Director of Front Office Operations at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive at providing 100% guest satisfaction. We hope to see you return in the future.

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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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Tiffany W
8 November 2017|
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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort | Property representative |
It is not a far walk at all from the cabins and villas to the waterpark at all.
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"Something for everyone"
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"hot tub room was great"
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"Room 201 was closed to everything including one flight of stairs or elevator down to water park and arcade."
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"super cold"
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