Based on 96 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3-star resort near Six Flags Great America

In Gurnee

You'll find Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills within 2 miles (3 km) of this resort. Tempel Lipizzans and University Center of Lake County are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free water park, outdoor pool

Free water park access, 5 restaurants, and 6 indoor pools are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Bring the family and enjoy the lazy river, mini golf, and children's pool. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Offering conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 414 guestrooms also have free WiFi and LED TVs. Room service, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls are also available.

Family Suite

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$150 per night

Wolf Den Suite Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Wolf Den Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Grizzly Bear Suite Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Evergreen Family Suite Balcony

Bed Count 4 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Junior Cabin Suite Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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% of guests recommend out of 96 reviews


About the Great Wolf Lodge Illinois

Location 1700 Nations Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031

Property Features

As a guest of Great Wolf Lodge Illinois, you'll find a complimentary water park, 6 indoor swimming pools, a lazy river, and a waterslide. There are 5 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are also featured at the family-friendly Great Wolf Lodge Illinois. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Gurnee resort is smoke free.

  • 414 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 5 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Game room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free water park access
  • Number of indoor pools - 6
  • Outdoor pool1
  • Children's pool
  • Lazy river
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Arcade/game room
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking


  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (53.1 km / 33 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Great Wolf Lodge Illinois offers 414 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. This Gurnee resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs available
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Campfire Kitchen - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Barnwood - This family restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Hungry As A Wolf - This family restaurant specializes in pizza. Open daily.

The Watering Hole - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Timbers Tacos - This family restaurant specializes in Tex-Mex cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

6 indoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a water park, a lazy river, a spa tub, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Miniature golf on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Ropes course on site


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed



The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in June and close in August.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.