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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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398 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
Christmas Feast at the Lodge
December 25, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm

New Year's Eve Party at Pere Marquette
December 31, 2017
10:00pm to 1:00am

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

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

Pere Marquette Bald Eagle Festival
January 28, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

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

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

Pere Marquette Lodge Hikers Delight Package - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 12/31/2017
Includes Hiking Trail Map, 4 Bottles of Water, Pere Marquette Lodge Bag & More

Make new family memories as you explore the miles of scenic trails and gorgeous outlooks of Pere Marquette State Park. Add this package to your room reservation at Pere Marquette Lodge for only $15 and receive a hiking trail map, 4 bottles of water, 4 granola bars and a Pere Marquette Lodge drawstring bag. Does not include taxes or room reservations, restrictions apply. One package per room per night.  Packages cannot be combined with a Mary Michelle Wine Club or any other advertised discounts. Package reservations cannot be made online. Please call (618) -786-2331 to make your reservations today.


Pere Marquette Lodge Paranormal Investigation Package - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 12/31/2017
$65 (Added to regular room rate)

The St. Louis Paranormal Research Society will be presenting an overnight paranormal investigation at the haunted Pere Marquette Lodge. Take a guided tour and learn the history and paranormal claims associated with The Lodge and surrounding areas. Weather permitting, participants will also visit a Native American Burial Mound or the historic 1800's cemetery that sits between The Lodge and the campgrounds. This overnight package includes participation in the paranormal investigation, a $20 restaurant voucher for dinner or breakfast. Add this package to your room reservation for $65. Guests must stay the night to participate in this event. Call 618-786-2331 for reservations.


A Night of Romance Package at Pere Marquette Lodge - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 12/31/2017
Package starting at $70 plus tax

As a premier couples retreat vacation desination, Pere Marquette Lodge is a historic Lodge and hotel featuring romantic Lodge rooms and rustic cabin rooms. Our Guest Room will inspire awe with its 50ft-vaulted ceiling, wooden pillards and its massive 700-ton stone fireplace perfect for cuddling up and enjoying local wines while rekindling your relationship. 

Surprise your special someone with this romantic couples getaway package for only $70. Add this package to your room reservations at Pere Marquette Lodge (one of St. Louis' top couples getaway weekday and weekend destinations) and receive a $50 voucher to be used for dinner in the Lodge Restaurant, a chilled bottle of champagne and a delicious 1lb box of Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate...chocolates.

Does not include taxes or room reservation. Package reservations cannot be made online. Please call (618) 786-2331 to book your romantic retreat today!


Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Tour Package - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 12/31/2017
Includes two Pere Marquette Lodge Souvenir Wine Glasses

Add our Wine Tour Package to your room reservation at Pere Marquette Lodge for an additonal $25. Receive two Pere Marquette Lodge Souvenir Wine Glasses and a Wine Tour Card listing five participating Grafton wineries. Visit all five wineries listed on the card and receive a free bottle of Moscato from the Mary Michelle Winery at Pere Marquette Lodge! Does not include taxes or room reservations, restrictions apply. One package per room per night. Packages cannot be combined with a Mary Michelle Wine Club or any other advertised discounts. Packages reservations cannot be made online. Please call (618) 786-2331 to make reservations today!


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briangW4704YQ
columbia, United States
Trip type:
Couples
Pere Marquette Lodge
Dec 8, 2017
Our stay was started with a friendly staff which gave us loads of information about the lodge layout and hours. They informed us of Wi-Fi network availability and events going... more »
ArriveAliveLady
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Couples
Wine tasting room at pere marquette lodge
Dec 6, 2017
Excellent wine! Had trouble remembering which sample was which but love the wines. Wishing there was more room outside to enjoy sampling but overall great experience. Love playing life size... more »
Pamela M
Park Ridge, Illinois
Trip type:
Couples
A lovely place to recharge
Nov 30, 2017
My husband and I stayed at this state park lodge for 3 nights. It was just what we needed to turn off the tension of a too-busy life. We used... more »
midgehadley
University City, MO
Trip type:
Couples
A short drive away but so restful
Nov 30, 2017
We look forward to the Eagle watchers package coming up in January and February. It is the most relaxing weekend away from St Louis that we have experienced. Everyhing was... more »
collinb862
St Pete Beach
Trip type:
Couples
A wonderful place to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner!
Nov 29, 2017
My sweetheart and I have a tradition of having Thanksgiving Dinner at the lodge. The majestic timber frame lodge provides a perfect backdrop for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. The buffet... more »
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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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