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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

13653 Lodge Blvd.
Grafton, IL 62037
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P: (618) 786-2331
F: (618) 786-3498

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Hours of Operation
Restaurant Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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4.0 of 5 bubbles
414 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2017
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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

As a centerpiece of Pere Marquette State Park, the lodge and restaurant are an attraction for visitors from miles around. Visitors can spend a day at the park and explore the Great Room of the lodge, dine in the restaurant or even spend a night in a cozy lodge room or cabin. The centerpiece of the rustic timber 1930s Great Room is the 700 ton stone fireplace and life-size chess set. The Great Rooms beckons visitors to pull up a chair and a glass of wine with a view of the Illinois River. The Lodge restaurant is known for its family-style chicken dinner and seasonal Sunday brunch buffets. Spend the afternoon or a weekend for an unforgettable experience.


Price Range
$$

Amenities
  • Coffee Pot
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair Dryer
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • On-site Lounge
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Number of Guest Rooms: 72; 50 Lodge Rooms; 22 Cabin Rooms

Cuisine
American
Orange Wine Pairing Dinner at Pere Marquette
February 21, 2018
Starts at 6:30pm

Stained Glass Retreat
February 25, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
February 25, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
March 10, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
March 10, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
March 10, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
March 18, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
March 18, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Vegan Wine Pairing Dinner
March 21, 2018
Starts at 6:30pm

Easter Sunday Brunch
April 01, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
April 14, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
April 14, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
April 14, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
April 15, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
April 15, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Mushroom Wine Pairing Dinner
April 18, 2018
Starts at 6:30pm

Mushroom Wine Pairing Dinner
April 18, 2018
Starts at 6:30pm

Mushroom Festival
April 22, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
May 12, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
May 12, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
May 12, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Mother's Day Brunch
May 13, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
June 09, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
June 09, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
June 09, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
June 10, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
June 10, 2018
9:30am to 6:00pm

Comic Book Killer Mystery Dinner Theater
June 22, 2018
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Paranormal Investigation at Pere Marquette Lodge
June 29, 2018
8:00pm to 2:00am

Paranormal Investigation at Pere Marquette Lodge
June 29, 2018
8:00pm to 2:00am

Paranormal Investigation at Pere Marquette Lodge
June 29, 2018
8:00pm to 2:00am

Bluesy Beer Garden at Pere Marquette
July 15, 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Bluesy Beer Garden at Pere Marquette
July 15, 2018
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Dinner with Elvis
July 20, 2018
Starts at 6:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
August 11, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
August 11, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
August 11, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Peach Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge
August 12, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
September 08, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
September 08, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
September 08, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Apple Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge
September 23, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
October 13, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
October 13, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together
October 13, 2018
2:00pm to 5:00pm

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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Ctr, BW Premier Collection
13653 Lodge Blvd, Grafton, IL 62037-2321 (Formerly Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Ctr, Best Western Premier Collection)
4.0 of 5 bubbles
414 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2017
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200
Very Good
146
Average
32
Poor
25
Terrible
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Recent Reviews
Jdflem
Trip type:
Couples
Very relaxing
Feb 15, 2018
Great atmosphere. Very nice rooms and food is great. The people are very nice. Sitting on the patio having wine is as good as it gets. The river is right... more »
Mindy C
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Couples
Birthday Getaway
Feb 7, 2018
We love staying at Pere Marquette Lodge. Have been coming here for over 40 years. Beautiful location and lots of history. We were very happy overall with our stay except... more »
anni21
Key Largo
A great lodge not too far from the city.
Feb 5, 2018
Our stay at the Pere Marquette was pleasant and comfortable. The staff was accommodating. Being January, the lodge was not as crowded as probably the warmer months. And also being... more »
Aaron M
Roadtripping
Trip type:
Family
Wonderful!
Feb 3, 2018
Such a great place to stay! Love the history and structure of the lodge. Beautiful views of the river. Great food in the restaurant. Check out their package deals--can find... more »
67Karin
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Couples
Great food and wonderful ambience!
Feb 2, 2018
I took my family here for my husband's birthday and we enjoyed excellent service and FABULOUS fried chicken! It was a little quiet in the restaurant ~ my kids mentioned... more »
1-5 of 414 Reviews

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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

As a centerpiece of Pere Marquette State Park, the lodge and restaurant are an attraction for visitors from miles around. Visitors can spend a day at the park and explore the Great Room of the lodge, dine in the restaurant or even spend a night in a cozy lodge room or cabin. The centerpiece of the rustic timber 1930s Great Room is the 700 ton stone fireplace and life-size chess set. The Great Rooms beckons visitors to pull up a chair and a glass of wine with a view of the Illinois River. The Lodge restaurant is known for its family-style chicken dinner and seasonal Sunday brunch buffets. Spend the afternoon or a weekend for an unforgettable experience.

Price Range
$$

Amenities
  • Coffee Pot
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair Dryer
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • On-site Lounge
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Number of Guest Rooms: 72; 50 Lodge Rooms; 22 Cabin Rooms
Cuisine
American

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