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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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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.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Starved Rock to view the eagles and was not disappointed, however it was bitter cold! The finish to our trip was an overnight at Grizzly Jack’s. Our room was clean, comfortable and plenty warm. The water park was fine, even for our older...More

Thank Jane T
Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Guest Relations Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and are glad you enjoyed your trip! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Great place to take young kids for New Years and a weekend getaway from Christmas break and Winter! Kids loved the water park and arcade was great fun. New Years eve was great with DJ, bar and dinner buffet with separate pizza and desert buffets...More

Thank cvm88
Reviewed 3 January 2018

i called before reserving a room to make sure their pool was open and warm and to see if their new years buffets had food my toddler (who is tongue tied) could eat and they assured me they had everything covered in the package! i...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 7 January 2018

I would like to offer our most sincere apologies that your stay did not turn out like you had hoped it would. I will personally address the issues you had with housekeeping in your room directly. We are offering refunds for the night on January...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty area, nice villa but lacking in maintenance and housekeeping. Bring everything you might need for yourself. Not even an extra roll of toilet paper. Some light bulbs burned out. Two fireplaces one barely working one not at all. One hair dryer not working. One...More

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Response from Grizzly_Jacks_Resort, Front Office Manager at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear ResortResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you for your helpful review. I apologize for the unfortunate circumstances you experienced during your stay here with us. We will definitely keep this in mind going forward. We can't fix issues we don't know about, so we appreciate your feedback!

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kmcortese
20 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
20 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
7 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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"Room 201 was closed to everything including one flight of stairs or elevator down to water park and arcade."
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