Hotels with Waterparks in Chicago

Why wait until your next vacation to have a great time? The best way is to book now and stay at one of our resorts. You will be pampered with luxurious accommodations, unparalleled service from the start to finish of each day’s events, as well as some fun activities just for staying here! When you’re done relaxing in the water or playing games on land, come back home feeling refreshed after an unforgettable trip.


List of best water parks hotels in Chicago

Hampton inn & Suites Chicago/Aurora

This family resort with water slides is located off Interstate 88 features an indoor pool, children’s pool, hot tub, and convenience store. It is a 90-minute drive to downtown Chicago and 2 mi away from Splash Country Aquatic Center.

The rooms have a 32-inch flat-screen TV, coffee maker, microwave, and refrigerator. This waterpark hotel also has laundry facilities and a business center with public computers.

The hotel serves a sumptuous breakfast to its guests daily.


Great Wolf Lodge Chicago/Gurnee

This irresistible hotel features an 80,000 square-foot waterpark, an indoor rock climbing wall, an arcade, and a bowling alley. There are water slides, cavescoves, and water rides for a breathtaking adventure.

It offers 24-hour entertainment and eight on-site dining choices for guests to choose from. Kids can enjoy burgers and ice creams, while adults can have a cocktail or shareable plates for everyone.

Every room has a flat-screen LED TV, small refrigerator, and coffee maker.

Super 8 by Wyndham Gurnee

This hotel with water park in Chicago is situated off Interstate 94 and across Six Flags Great America. It has an indoor waterpark that guests, especially kids, can enjoy.

Each room has free Wi-Fi, a microwave, and a refrigerator. Guests can also take advantage of the hairdryer in the room and a cable TV.

For the guests’ convenience, a grab-and-go breakfast is readily available daily. There’s also a 24-hour reception service, and coffee in the hotel lobby.

Grand Bear Resort at Starved Rock

This waterpark hotel is a 38-minute drive away from Chicago and features water attractions like slides, a wave pool, a kiddie pool area, and a lazy river.

This family hotel has on-site dining, a miniature golf course, and an arcade that everyone can enjoy. Guests can enjoy rafting and boating on the Illinois River, less than 2 mi away.

Each room has a cable TV with premium satellite channels, microwave, and refrigerator.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort

This hotel is located 7.1 mi from Chicago and boasts a children’s playground and a large waterpark with slides. Guests can also enjoy fishing, karaoke, billiards, and horse riding.

This is a holiday destination for family and friends who wants recreational and adrenaline-rushing activities. It also has a mini-golf course and a restaurant and garden area.

All rooms have a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, and air conditioning. Some rooms have a patio.

Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark

This waterpark hotel is situated 83 mi away from Chicago and features a wading pool, slides, a mushroom fountain, and a lazy river.

Guests can enjoy two golf courses, a ski run, WELL Spa and Salon, horseback riding, tennis courts, and a gym. There are eight on-site and barbecue restaurants to choose from.

All suites are equipped with fireplaces, spa baths, balconies, flat-screen TVs, and free wired internet access.

Grand Harbor Resort

Located three hours away from Chicago, this waterpark hotel features a water playground with a tipping bucket, sprinklers, and shallow waters.

This hotel has a large Mississippi-themed indoor/outdoor water park with waterslides, activity pools, hot tubs, and a lazy river. Guests can have fun at the arcade and enjoy the famous ribs and seafood as well.

Each room has a flat-screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, tea, and coffee-making machines.

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FAQ about hotels with waterparks in Chicago

  • Which popular hotels with waterparks in Chicago offer free Wi-Fi?

    Almost all hotels with waterparks in Chicago have free Wi-Fi. Suppose you are looking for the best and the most popular ones. In that case, you can check out these hotels: Great Wolf Lodge Chicago/Gurnee, Grand Bear Resort at Starved Rock, Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Galena, IL.

  • Are water slides safe for children?

    Water slides are safe for children to use. They are inspected by several different agencies and the slides use natural forces to move people along. To get from one end of the slide to another, the water must hit your back side at a certain speed and pressure. That is one reason why people cannot go too fast compared to other slides. The water does all the work.