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Overview of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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3.7 / 5Good
236 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

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What's nearby

Popular LocationGrand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park14 min walk
Popular LocationDeer Park Country Club3 min drive
RestaurantSubway6 min drive
RestaurantMcDonald's6 min drive
AirportPeru, IL (VYS-Illinois Valley Regional)17 min drive

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  • Family Suite, 2 Queen Beds with Sofa Bed

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Family Suite with Balcony, 2 Queen Beds with Sofa Bed

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1800 sq ft
    • Sleeps 9
    • 2 Queen Beds, 1 King Bed, 1 Twin Sofa Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Cabin, 3 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 2799 sq ft
    • Sleeps 18
    • 2 Queen Beds, 2 Twin Bunk Beds, 1 King Bed and 3 Queen Sofa Beds
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About this area

Oglesby

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort is located in Oglesby. Starved Rock State Park and Deer Park Country Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Matthiessen State Park and Buffalo Rock State Park. Be sure not to miss outdoor adventures like ziplining, skydiving, and horse riding.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park - 14 min walk
  • Mix's Trading Post - 2 min drive
  • Illinois River Winery - 2 min drive
  • Deer Park Country Club - 3 min drive
  • Starved Rock State Park - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Mendota Station - 27 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 93 min drive

Restaurants

  • Subway - 6 min drive
  • McDonald's - 6 min drive
  • Cajun Connection - 7 min drive
  • Rootbeer Stand - 8 min drive
  • Burger King - 9 min drive

About this property

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

3-star family-friendly resort near Starved Rock State Park
This smoke-free resort features a water park (surcharge), a restaurant, and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a lazy river, and a spa tub are onsite. All 92 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, phones, and ironing boards.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort offers 92 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.
This Oglesby resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.
An indoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a water park (surcharge) and a lazy river.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee weekends 8:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 12.50 for adults and USD 8.50 for children
1 restaurant
1 bar

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Children's pool
Indoor pool
Mini golf
Spa tub
Water park access (surcharge)

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Children's pool
Indoor pool
Lazy river
Microwave
Mini golf
Refrigerator
Waterslide

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

Meeting rooms

Outdoors

Picnic area

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

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Fireplace in lobby
Romance packages available
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Heating
Linens

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

Cable channels
TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Microwave
Refrigerator

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Desk
Iron/ironing board
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 12.50 for adults and USD 8.50 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

We should mention

Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Utica
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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Oglesby
Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Hotel
Grizzly Jack`s Grand Bear Hotel Utica
Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Oglesby
Grizzly Jack's Bear Oglesby
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Resort
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Oglesby
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Resort Oglesby

Frequently asked questions

Does Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and a children's pool.
How much does it cost to stay at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort?
As of Jun 1, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort on Jun 2, 2020 start from $110, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort located?
This family-friendly Oglesby resort is located in a state park, within 2 mi (3 km) of Starved Rock State Park, Deer Park Country Club, and LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum. Matthiessen State Park and Buffalo Rock State Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
65
4 - Good
91
3 - Okay
43
2 - Mediocre
21
1 - Poor
16
3.9
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

1/5

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in May 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    My kids and I enjoyed our mini getaway. They were well occupied with plenty to do and explore.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Staff & service
    • Disliked: Room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    2/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness
    • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The breakfast buffet was cold and you had to ask to bring out food the coffee was warm. Kifs running up and down outside of my room screamimg too espevuallt the parents. Not at all what i experieneced 4 years ago i guess they only cater to toddlers not for young teens.

    Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020