2643 North Rt 178, North Utica, IL 61373 United States (USA)
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3 Star Resort Spa or Beach Resort in La Salle County
41.3159008 -89.0099859
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  • Includes an indoor pool
  • Hotel has 272 rooms
  • 3 floors in property
  • 92 suites in property
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Check out time: 11:00am
  • Group friendly rating of 8.9/10
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Hiking - Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park & Buffalo Rock State Park, LaSalle County Historical Museum, I&M Canal, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback Riding, Zip Chicago and The Cliffs Adventure Parks, August Hill Winery, Illinois River Winery, Boggio's Orchard, Hegeler Carus Mansion & Foundation, Reddick Mansion, Hume Carnegie Museum, Memorial Park, LaSalle Speedway and several shopping areas.

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Property Description

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort offers skin-drenching fun all year long right in the beautiful setting of Starved Rock State Park. Located just 90 minutes from Chicago, our 60 wooded acres offer all of nature's wonders, featuring 60,000 sq. ft. of Indoor Entertainment! This includes Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark and Enchanted Forest Indoor Amusement Park, beautiful lodge accommodations, as well as our 1800 sq. ft. vacation villas and luxurious 2800 sq. ft. cabins. Our Conference Center includes over 8000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including 6000 sq. ft. of Grand Ballroom space to accommodate your larger functions such as weddings, family reunions and meetings. Other resort amenities include Jack's Place restaurant, the Cave Arcade with over 60 games and ticket redemption, outdoor 18-hole miniature golf, an outdoor playground and our proximity to 3 beautiful nearby state parks.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00pm
Check Out:11:00am
Year of Last Renovation:2005
Corridors:Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:92
Handicap Rooms:3
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:As Needed
Meeting Rooms:6 View Spaces
Meeting Space:6000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 350 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 10.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
All reservations canceled prior to 3 days of arrival will forfeit $25 (plus taxes) of the initial deposit. All reservations canceled within 3 days of arrival will forfeit the entire initial deposit of the first night’s room rate plus taxes and resort fee
Nightly Parking:$0
Total Taxes:11.00%
Total Misc Fees:$12.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax:11.00% (per night)
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.50%
Resort/Hotel Fee:12.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Person (up to 5 hours)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 8.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:10.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 9.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:16.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:19.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:10.25 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:24.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:24.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 6.50 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.75 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:24.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Central location
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

Peoria International - approx. 80 miles, O'Hare International - approx. 100 miles, Midway - approx. 90 miles. Nearby Shuttle via Starved Rock Shuttle & Tour Company in Utica

Local Shuttle Info: Shuttle available on property, offsite shuttle (price varies) available for taxi service as well as private rental: Starved Rock Shuttle & Tour Company in Utica, IL

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort Indoor Waterpark

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort Indoor Waterpark.

Feel free to use the Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort Indoor Waterpark meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in North Utica event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Ballroom 135 x 44 x 14 5940--/350150250------60/--5003502
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Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
Total Size:
5940 Sq. Mi
135 x 44 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
$750 Saturday rental, $2500 food & beverage minimum$500 Friday & Sunday rental (excluding holidays), $1500 food & beverage minimum$250 - $500 weekday rental, food & beverage minimum negotiable

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