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Hickory Hideaway

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the weekend here to get away from the city. Cabins were clean, neat, and well stocked. Very friendly owner, warm fireplace and comfy beds. Equipped with all the amenities one would expect for a normal hotel room, so no need to bring towels or shampoo. Quiet location and no disturbances, we had a nice weekend.

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Sherry V, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and truly appreciate you taking the time to leave your review!

Manchester, Iowa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

From the time I emailed if there was an availability to the moment we left on Sunday I felt like we were welcomed to this little hideaway by the owners, George and Sherry. Since this was our first time here and it was a surprise for my husband I did not know which to choose the Rustic Whirlpool Cottage or...

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Sherry V, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kinds words and feedback about your experience with us!

Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful find, and a surprise that this hidden gem is not far from home (just over an hour from the Quad Cities - a very easy drive!) We stayed in a luxury cabin and it was everything we hoped it would be and more. We stayed in cabin N, which is the farthest from everyone else, and...

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Well if you were as happy after your visit with us as we were after we read your review, we accomplished what we want to achieve here at the 'hideaway.' Thank you so much and look forward to your return trip. George & Sherry PS If you want to save some room in the car, we have 2 sets of...

Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is our favorite get away place. Owners George and Shari go out of their way to make sure everything is right. Clean and Comfortable. Just about 2 hours west of the Chicago Metro Area but completely relaxing and a great place to unwind or spend some time with your family. And they have dark sky conditions with incredible stars...

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Sherry V, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this very kind review ! We appreciate you as our wonderful guests! We look forward to your next visit ! Kindly, George & Sherry Vidinich Hickory Hideaway

West Chicago
Reviewed 16 November 2015

My husband & I stayed in a Luxury Whirlpool Cabin at Hickory Hideaway over the weekend. The room was comfortable, hot tub was great, the private quiet time together was wonderful. From previous reviews, I was a bit concerned that the owners and, perhaps, neighbors, would be too friendly. We were looking to get away and spend time with each...

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and look forward to your your return visit. Sherry & George

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Just returned home from our weekend away at Hickory Hideaway and had a great time there. The owners George and Sherry could not be more accommodating and friendly and the cabins and grounds are beautiful. This was our second year there and we definitely plan to return again next year!

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

It always a pleasure; thank you for the kind words and hope to see you soon. Sherry & George

Chadwick, Illinois
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We had a nice overnight there. The area is quiet and secluded. We were greeted by our hosts which were very hospitable. In the office area, you can borrow things like board games, binoculars and find lots of information on things to do in the surrounding area. We enjoyed just walking around the area and observing the birds, flowers, etc....

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. Sherry & George

Marion
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Truly a rustic little getaway for a couple or a group looking to relax and reconnect. We stayed in the Jacuzzi suite with fireplace and outdoor deck. It was cozy, quiet and very relaxing. The business is family run and George & Sherry were very helpful and friendly. They made us feel right at home and the view was calming....

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Oh, thank you so much and glad you liked our little getaway. Sherry & George

Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the deluxe cabin with two person Jacuzzi and gas fireplace. Micro and small fridge. They have an enclosed hot tub available to all guests but we did not take advantage. Fire pit available to all guests. Charcoal grill at our cabin. Staff was very accommodating. They have board games and movies you can borrow from the office. Not...

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geowdv, Owner at Hickory Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you Delise for taking the time to write such a nice review. Sherry & George

Illinois
Reviewed 3 November 2014

11/1/2014: My wife and I wanted to get away because she will be traveling for work soon and we needed alone time. I came across this place on the internet because I wanted to take her to a cabin in the woods for some peace and man, did we hit a Home Run coming here. The owners George and Sherry...

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Thank you for your review and glad you liked us. We look forward to your return visit. Sherry & George

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More than just lodging. Hickory Hideaway invites you to discover the diverse beauty of Northwest Illinois. Relax in the rustic setting of our 12 cozy cabins located on ten wooded acres just minutes from Lake Carroll. Enjoy our friendly atmosphere beside the bonfire or in our hot tub. A luxury cabin with kingsize bed, fireplace and whirlpool tub or a romantic getaway cabin or country kitchenette can accommodate everything from intimate parties to family reunions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hickory Hideaway

Address: 24366 Payne Rd, Shannon, IL 61078-9251
Region: United States > Illinois > Shannon
Price Range: €108 - €149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“They are all very nice. 12 individual cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles richw485, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This cabin had only a microwave and refrigerator with a sink. No stove; but there was a litter dinnerware & utensils for making a snack along with a coffeemaker. We liked the fact that the shower & bathroom was separate from the jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles thewindmillplace, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“If you want a stove you have to pick the cottages. If you want more romance choose the Jacuzzi Suite. We didn't get a chance to see the luxury cabins but I bet they are nice also. This place is all about cozy and relaxation.”
 of 5 bubbles CThompson_Sunshine, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All 4 cabins are in the same area and seem equally as nice. They do allow pets and it is family friendly but family places are across the lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 945kurtw, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Cabins on south side overlook a meadow. Some cabins have full kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinEldred, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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