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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.


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

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 Wine Club Get Together

May 13, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Mother's Day Brunch

May 14, 2017
10:00am to 5:00pm

Cheese Wine Pairing Dinner

May 17, 2017
Starts at 6:30pm

Stained Glass Retreat

May 21, 2017
9:30am to 6:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

June 10, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Bluesy Beer Garden at Pere Marquette

June 18, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Paranormal Investigation at Pere Marquette Lodge

June 30, 2017
8:00pm to 2:00am

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

July 08, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Parrothead Beer Garden at Pere Marquette

July 16, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Dinner with Elvis

July 21, 2017
Starts at 6:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat

July 23, 2017
9:30am to 6:00pm

Death of a Blackheart Murder Mystery Dinner

August 04, 2017
Starts at 6:30pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

August 12, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Peach Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge

August 13, 2017
11:00am to 3:00pm

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 24, 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)
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330 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2016
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Recent Reviews
Grayling7
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Family
Historical getaway close to St. Louis with lots to do
4 of 5 bubbles Apr 21, 2017
We stayed in one of the cabins. The space was roomy and very comfortable. The cabins and lodge were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the depression and have... more »
Lora C
Trip type:
Couples
Nice Getaway
5 of 5 bubbles Apr 20, 2017
My husband and I went for an overnight trip. Great hiking, nice lounge with local wines. Great lobby / socializing area and other amenities such as gift shop, restaurant, games.... more »
Rick H
Belvidere
Trip type:
Couples
Nice cabin in the park!
4 of 5 bubbles Apr 19, 2017
We stayed two nights in the LaSalle cabin. Nice room king size bed with a set of bunk beds. The bed was very comfortable,didn't have kids with so didn't use... more »
Julie C
Trip type:
Family
Beautiful and Peaceful!
5 of 5 bubbles Apr 19, 2017
Pere Marquette is truly beautiful any time of year and this lodge is just gorgeous! We had a wonderful time enjoying the indoor pool, hiking the nearby trails, renting bikes... more »
Leonard D
Trip type:
Family
Perfect escape
5 of 5 bubbles Apr 18, 2017
Our family needed to wind down for a couple of days, so we chose Pere Marquette, since it is only an hour drive from our home. Perfect setting in woods... more »
1-5 of 330 Reviews

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