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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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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!


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

Dickens Christmas Mystery Dinner Theater

December 01, 2017
6:30pm to 10:00pm

Pere Marquette Wine Club Get Together

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

Dickens Christmas Mystery Dinner Theater

December 15, 2017
6:30pm to 10:00pm

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 Bald Eagle Festival

January 28, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Traveler Reviews brought to you by
Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Ctr, BW Premier Collection
13653 Lodge Blvd, Grafton, IL 62037 (Formerly Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Ctr, Best Western Premier Collection)
4.0 of 5 bubbles
380 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2017
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Very Good
Recent Reviews
north carolina
Trip type:
Excellent food and service at the restaurant
Oct 15, 2017
We had a gathering of about 20 people to take care of family business in the area, and the restaurant proved perfect for a group luncheon. the food and service... more »
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
A Quiet Escape
Oct 15, 2017
This is the perfect place if you're a people person or if you like quiet little getaways. They have many activities throughout the year, as well as an adorable restaurant... more »
Trip type:
Friends getaway
A wonderful relaxing atmosphere
Oct 13, 2017
A well- kept rustic lodge with a wonderful restaurant. The lodge is set in a park area with views of the river. A very big, comfortable great room with fireplace... more »
James M
Trip type:
Quiet and relaxing
Oct 3, 2017
We had a one night stay here as part of a tour group. The Lodge was exceptionally clean, beds were very comfortable, and the public areas had lots of seating... more »
Peoria, Illinois
Trip type:
Quick Getaway
Sep 29, 2017
Great Location, So quiet and relaxing. Great views Day and Night. Stars were beautiful Staff was terrific Restaurant was very good the food was terrific and they serve huge portions.... more »
1-5 of 380 Reviews

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