GRIZZLY JACK'S GRAND BEAR RESORT

2643 North Il Rte 178, Utica, IL 61373 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Resort Hotel in La Salle County
41.31625 -89.01087
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3.5/5

Based on 1842 guest reviews

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  • Includes an indoor pool
  • The Avg. Group Saves 5.5%!
  • 92 rooms in property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Check-in: 4:00om
  • Check-out: 11:00am
  • Group booking rating of 4.9/10
  • 7 conference rooms in property

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check RatesCabin 3 Bedrooms
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCabin 3 Bedrooms 8 Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesFamily Suite 2 Queen Beds with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesFamily Suite 2 Queen Beds with Sofa Bed 2 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesFamily Suite with Balcony 2 Queen Beds with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesVilla 2 Bedrooms
Non-Smoking
Check RatesVilla 2 Bedrooms 5 Beds
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Located across the street from Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort is surrounded by the natural beauty and adventure of the Starved Rock Area - rich in history and bursting with fun things to do. Our 24, 000 square foot waterpark, huge arcade and 18-hole mini golf course gives every member of the family something to do during their stay. Enjoy hiking through the Starved Rock State Park, one of the most beautiful parks in the Midwest, and explore sandstone canyons, waterfalls and miles of hiking trails. Enjoy whitewater rafting, canoeing, boating and fishing on the Illinois River and I&M Canal Waterway, and tee off on the pristine fairways of Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Club and just minutes away from Matthiesen State Park and Buffalo Rock State Park. Grizzly Jack's is minutes from charming wineries and exciting adventures like horseback riding, sky diving and auto racing.

Landmarks and Location of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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Customer Reviews of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

3.5 out of 5. Based on 1842 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Nestled in the natural beauty of Starved Rock State Park, discover a magical family getaway just behind the glow of Chicago. This escape from the lights of the big city to a place where nature meets fun! Our resort features a 24,000 square foot indoor waterpark, thrilling arcade, on-site dining facilities, spacious meeting rooms and a grand ballroom! Enjoy and unwind in our Lodge Suites, Vacation Villas or Luxury Cabins! We offer a full-service sales team and professional catering/banquet department to guarantee the success of your event. This family resort is perfect for family reunions, corporate retreats, youth gatherings, destination weddings and conferences.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00om
Check Out:11:00am
Year of Last Renovation:2006
Floors:3
Rooms:92
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:7 View Spaces
Meeting Space:13260 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 494 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:5pm-11pm
Pool Info:
Our 24,000 square foot waterpark has something for every member of the family to enjoy! Home to amenities such as a grand wave pool, lazy river, 15-person spa tub, toddler swim area and tube slides, Grand Bear Falls is the place to be for fun with your family!
Ownership:Receiver - American Resort Management
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
All reservations canceled prior to 3 days (72 hours) of their arrival day 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+tax
Total Taxes:11.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Elevator
  • Games room
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

Breakfast Information

Our Grand Breakfast Buffet serves up all things fresh including 5 hot items, fresh fruit and impeccable service. Serving at 8:00 and going until 10:45am!

Parking Info

This resort holds complimentary on-site parking.

Internet / WiFI

Our resort offer complimentary Wi-Fi for all of our guests during their visit!

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Rate fluctuations of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group offer was placed. The best group rate shown is 70.4% in July 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $444 in the month of July 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort.

Feel free to use the Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in 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
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Ballroom 135 x 44 x 14 5940494/480346270143170--37/30660340--
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Grand Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
5940 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
135 x 44 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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LaSalle Room 40 x 50 x 14 2000184/184116834857--13/10222100--
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LaSalle Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 50 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Marquette Room 40 x 50 x 14 2000166/166116834857--13/10222100--
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Marquette Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 50 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
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Joliet Room 40 x 50 x 14 2000166/166116834857--13/10222100--
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Joliet Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 50 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Canyon Cliff 15 x 28 x 8 42024/20181610--15--/--45----
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Canyon Cliff

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
420 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
15 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
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Sandstone Bluff 15 x 28 x 8 42024/20--16--1215--/--45----
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Sandstone Bluff

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
420 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
15 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
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Cascade Falls 32 x 15 x 8 48024/20--20----15--/--55----
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Cascade Falls

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
480 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 15 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
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