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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 July 2016

OK - I have read the reviews and noticed there weren't any recent ones here so as a seasoned glamper I'll add my 2 cents. We happened by Holiday Acres as a referral from a coworker. We went there to check it out and we decided to get a seasonal on the river. We couldn't be happier - great view,...

Thank PaulT60606
Escanaba, Michigan
Reviewed 23 August 2015

You'll think the world is coming to an end because this campground is on the train tracks which run and blow the whistle at all hours. I was called a liar for complaining about menstrual blood on garbage cans, faucets encrusted with DNA and poop stained toilets. The pool was smelly with unnaturally green water. Pool was locked and we...

4Thank Michigander0820
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We went here on our first camping trip of the year on 4th of July. There was a spot we wanted but was told it had been taken. Not true no one rented that spot because it remained empty for the two days we were there.The mosquito's were everywhere biting and biting. It semmed like they do not spray for...

1Thank maribel c
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I had a good weekend at Holiday Acres. The children spent many hours in the pool. In the evening, the kids played a round of golf. Maintenance was on top of everything. The bathrooms were extremely clean. Finally, the workers were the friendliest people you will ever meet.

2Thank Sam W
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed here two nights, and while the staff was very friendly, and overall the bathrooms/showers are clean, it's missing the camping feel. We felt a majority of the campers were residential or seasonal campers, so it felt very empty. Our site was dry and electric for our motorhome worked fine, but we did not have a sewer hookup on...

Thank MrsHall2006
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

If you like cold dirty showers, Mosquitos so thick you are hesitant to go outside, and trains shaking you awake at 4:00 in the morning then this is the place for you!! When I mentioned the showers were cold they told me "they were warm yesterday".

3Thank Unhappytraveler97413
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Younger kids running around yelling and a screaming all hours of the night with no supervision at all. The white haired lady in the store was extremely rude,and sarcastic while the other lady was oblivious to her. The water smells, the playground is nothing but a Place for kids to get splinters. There is no security in the park at...

4Thank RuthieKliest
McHenry, Illinois
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I have been camping at Holiday Acres for six years. I have never experienced any of the problems listed below. -The pool is not 'dirty.' It's an outdoor pool, how do you not expect a few bugs or such to fall in it. Although the pool was broken, it's not like it was there fault. the pipes cracked in the...

12Thank TheAuthorsApprentice
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 June 2014

After reading reviews about this place and against better judgment, we booked a weekend here. Here's what we found: The pool was empty and no fence around it to prevent someone from falling in. The bathrooms and showers were completely disgusting and dirty. The staff was rude and combative when asked about the pool and children's activities, which there are...

6Thank Vince C
Reviewed 13 June 2014

we booked this for Memorial Day weekend. $50 a night and we pull in and it's literally next to the railroad tracks. there is no clubhouse to check in within our sights. we sat in the parking lot and had to call the office phone number and she sent someone on a gator out to help us. our sites were...

9Thank kbakaturski

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Additional Information about Holiday Acres Resort

Address: 7050 Epworth Rd, Garden Prairie, IL 61038-9571
Region: United States > Illinois > Garden Prairie
Number of rooms: 500

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?