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Rooms at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, Utica

Resort Suites near Starved Rock State Park

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort is the perfect family getaway in Utica, Illinois - surrounded by the breathtaking nature of state parks, scenic rivers and waterways. Our relaxing family lodging features 272 comfortable suites, cabins and villas with complimentary access to our activities, mini-golf course, shops, restaurant and bars.
 
The centerpiece of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort is the 92-room Lodge with eight distinct suite designs that feature rustic decor, Northwoods-style furnishings and modern lifestyle amenities that keep your family happy. Or share a great vacation experience with friends and family in one of our Vacation Villas or Luxury Cabins, ultra-spacious retreats with full kitchens, living rooms, patios, whirlpool tub and glowing fireplaces - the perfect place to relax, entertain and enjoy being together in a beautiful destination.

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Enjoy comfortable lodging in the natural beauty of the Starved Rock area of Illinois

Vacation Rentals, Corporate Lodging and Extended Stays

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort features both 2 and 3-bedroom fully-furnished townhomes that are the perfect spot to end a day of adventure hiking in Starved Rock State Park, or ending a productive day at work.  With daily, weekly and monthly rentals, Grizzly Jack's Vacation Villas and Luxury Cabins were designed with all of the comfort of home for the whole family at an affordable price.  Please contact Andrew Harsted, Director of Sales for more information at (815) 667-7253 or aharsted@grizzlyjacksresort.com

                                Vacation Villa                                                                         Luxury Cabin
                  Two stories - 1,600 square feet                                          Three stories- 2,600 square feet
                    Two bedrooms and two baths                                              Three bedrooms and four baths
                          Sleeps up to 9 guests                                                            Sleeps up to 18 guests
       Stove, refrigerator, microwave & dishwasher                      Stove, refrigerator, microwave & dishwasher
                Place settings for 9 guests provided                                   Place settings for 18 guests provided
                              Washer & dryer                                                                         Washer & dryer
                    Two-person whirlpool tub                                                     2- Two person whirlpool tubs
                            Two gas fireplaces                                                                 Three gas fireplaces
 
 

Check out all our Accommodation's Floor Plans!

Our Lodge Suites feature: 

  • Balcony or Patio
  • Clock Radio
  • TV with Premium Cable
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Wireless Internet
  • Whirlpool Tubs
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephones With Voicemail
  • Wake Up Calls
 
 

Our Villas & Cabins feature

  • Balcony or Patio
  • Clock Radio
  • TV with Premium Cable
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Fireplace
  • Hair dryer
  • Kitchens with Appliances
  • Whirlpool Tubs
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wake Up Calls
 
 

Suggestions to Bring for Villa & Cabin Rentals

  • Paper supplies such as napkins and paper towels
  • Baking sheet for pizza
    or cookies
  • Can opener
  • Laundry detergent for towels/linens
    throughout stay
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Coffee and filters
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Mixing or serving bowls
 
Family Suite at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Family Suite

Perfect sleeping for four (maximum six), our Family Suites feature two queen beds and a queen sofa sleeper, refrigerator, microwave, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and all our signature amenities. Additional charges will apply to any number above four (up to the maximum number).
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Family Suite With Balcony

Family Suite With Balcony

Families of six will enjoy these ultra-spacious suites with two queen beds, a queen sofa sleeper, refrigerator, microwave, Wi-Fi, cable TV, all of our signature amenities and a private balcony overlooking our resort.
King Suite at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

King Suite

The King Suites can accommodate up to four people. Additional charges will apply to any number of guests above four guests (up to six)  and feature a king bed and a queen sofa sleeper, as well as a refrigerator, microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and all our signature amenities. Three of the suites are wheelchair accessible.
Kid Cabin Suite at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Kid Cabin Suite

Designed for larger families of up to five people.  ( Additional charges will apply to any number of guests above 4 (up to 5)  Kid Cabin Suites features a queen bed, a twin sofa sleeper and a set of twin bunk beds for kids. This spacious suite has free Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave and all our signature amenities.  
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Deluxe Family Suite

Deluxe Family Suite

The Deluxe Family Suites are the most spacious in the lodge, with three rooms accommodating up to eight people.  Additional charges will apply to any number of guests above 6 (up to 8).  This suite offers three distinct sleeping areas with two queen beds and a queen sofa sleeper. The private master bedroom has its own two-person whirlpool tub and king bed. These suites also boast a living area, three TVs, all of our signature amenities and a cozy fireplace.
Whirlpool Suite at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Whirlpool Suite

Perfect for romantic getaways and honeymoons, the Whirlpool Suites features a two-person whirlpool tub and all of our signature amenities, plus king bed and fireplace to keep things warm and cozy.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Combination Suite

Combination Suite

Get comfortable in a combination of a Family Suite and Whirlpool Suite with a connecting door. Perfect for families who need a little more privacy, this unique suite features two separate rooms with one king bed, two queen beds and a queen sofa sleeper, a two-person whirlpool tub and all of our signature amenities.  Additional charges will apply to any number of guests above 6 (up to 8).
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Vacation Villa

Vacation Villa

Built in a beautiful wooded setting, the 2-story, 1,800 square foot Vacation Villas sleep up to nine people. Additional charges will apply to any number of guests above six (up to nine). Each villa has a fireplace and television in the living room, a kitchen and dining area, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a patio, full-size washer and dryer and two balconies with awesome views of the woods and trees. The kitchen is complete with major appliances, a coffee maker, toaster, dinnerware, utensils for 8, and basic cookware. The Master Bedroom features a king size bed, sofa, fireplace, television, a private vanity, a whirlpool tub and all our signature amenities. The second bedroom has two queen size beds and a TV. 2-Night Minimum Stay. 
Luxury Cabin at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Luxury Cabin

The 3-story, 3 bedroom & 4 bath Luxury Cabins are 2,800 square feet and sleep up to eighteen guests. Additional charges will apply for any guests above ten (up to eighteen). Our cabins feature custom designed Northwoods furnishings and all of our signature amenities. Vaulted ceilings, 3 fireplaces, big-screen television, floor to ceiling windows, and a complete kitchen with cookware, appliances, coffee maker, toaster, dinnerware, utensils and a full-size washer and dryer make this cabin feel like home. Located on the second floor, the spacious Master Bedroom has a king bed, queen sofa sleeper, private bathroom and whirlpool tub. A second bedroom on the lower level has two queen beds, a television, private bath and whirlpool hot tub. The third bedroom has 2 sets of twin/queen bunk beds, a dresser and TV. The main level offers two queen sofa sleepers. 2-Night Minimum Stay.
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