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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
433 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2018
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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
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

The Windowmakers 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

Christmas Feast at the Lodge
December 25, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm

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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
433 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2018
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Excellent
209
Very Good
153
Average
32
Poor
28
Terrible
11
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Recent Reviews
MeryMeCo
Galesburg, Illinois
Trip type:
Couples
Trip to state park
May 23, 2018
We stayed in a cabin with two queen beds. The cabin was made up of four hotel rooms so it wasn’t a whole cabin. We had lots of room though... more »
elhippensteel
Garrett, Indiana
Trip type:
Family
Good overall experience
May 2, 2018
All of the staff were friendly and good to work with. The location is beautiful and the lodge is a great place to hang out with a lot of activities... more »
Bruce L
Trip type:
Couples
Great Lodge and Setting
Apr 29, 2018
We stayed in a cabin and the room was definitely beyond dated, but the lodge was well maintained and had many very good dinner choices along with some local blueberry... more »
Maryan P
Trip type:
Couples
A great place gone to terrible
Apr 14, 2018
We've stayed here many times and loved it, though it has always been plain and rustic. It used to be clean and comfortable. What a shock to find it unmaintained... more »
Candee C
Dated
Apr 11, 2018
Very worn and dated. Restaurant has vinyl tablecloths and day old potato’s. We left the cabin due to the musty smell and checked into the lodge. Same look from 23... more »
1-5 of 433 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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