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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

13653 Lodge Blvd.
Grafton, IL 62037
(618) 786-2331 PHONE
(618) 786-3498 FAX
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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.

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  • 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



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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  • Why You Need to Experience Grafton This Weekend

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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.

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!


Cajun Beer Garden at Pere Marquette

August 27, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

September 09, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Apple Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge

September 10, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm

Renegade Beer Garden at Pere Marquette

September 17, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Bacon Wine Pairing Dinner

September 27, 2017
Starts at 6:30pm

October Sunday Brunch

October 01, 2017
10:00am to 7:00pm

October Sunday Brunch

October 08, 2017
10:00am to 7:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

October 14, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

October Sunday Brunch

October 15, 2017
10:00am to 7:00pm

Pumpkin Wine Pairing Dinner

October 18, 2017
Starts at 6:30pm

October Sunday Brunch

October 22, 2017
10:00am to 7:00pm

Zombie Love Dinner Theater

October 27, 2017
Starts at 6:30pm

October Sunday Brunch

October 29, 2017
10:00am to 7:00pm

Paranormal Investigation at Pere Marquette Lodge

November 03, 2017
8:00pm to 2:00am

Wine Festival at Pere Marquette

November 05, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Bullets in the Bathtub Mystery Dinner Theater

November 10, 2017
Starts at 6:30pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

November 11, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Thanksgiving Feast

November 23, 2017
11:00am to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

December 09, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Christmas Feast at the Lodge

December 25, 2017
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
364 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2017
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Very Good
Recent Reviews
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Trip type:
Very nice state park lodge
Aug 12, 2017
We stayed one night in a king cabin. The room was very comfortable and clean. This cabin was built in the 1930's by the CCC. There are also rooms in... more »
Bruce M
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
Trip type:
Beautiful Time
Aug 10, 2017
We come every summer and really enjoy ourselves. The food in the restaurant was good and so was the service. Our room was nice and we enjoyed the pool area.... more »
Galesburg, Illinois
Trip type:
Love the Lodge
Aug 10, 2017
I always enjoy staying at the Lodge. It is quiet and relaxing. It is a short ferry ride across the river to St. Charles, MO and a scenic drive along... more »
Ed R
Iowa, United States
Trip type:
Great time at in Grafton area
Aug 10, 2017
Stayed overnight in a stone cottage near the Lodge. We ate dinner and breakfast in the Lodge restaurant, but did not get to try out the winery (which closed at... more »
Wildwood, Missouri
Trip type:
Aug 8, 2017
I wanted to love this place but I had too many bad experiences. My family rented two rooms at the lodge to celebrate my mom's 70th birthday. We found a... more »
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