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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
552 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2019
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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.


Stained Glass Retreat
February 23, 2020
9:30am to 6:00pm

Paranormal Investigation at Pere Marquette Lodge
March 13, 2020
Starts at 8:00pm

Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Pairing Dinner
March 18, 2020
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Stained Glass Retreat
March 29, 2020
9:30am to 6:00pm

Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt
April 12, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm

Mushroom Festival
April 19, 2020
11:00am to 3:00pm

Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Pairing Dinner
April 22, 2020
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Watercolor Workshop
May 03, 2020
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Mother's Day Brunch at Pere Marquette Lodge
May 10, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm

Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Pairing Dinner
May 20, 2020
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Father's Day Beer Garden at Pere Marquette
June 21, 2020
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Clueless Mystery Dinner Theater at Pere Marquette
June 26, 2020
Starts at 6:30pm

Dinner with Elvis
July 24, 2020
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Peach Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge
August 09, 2020
11:00am to 3:00pm

Comic Book Killer Mystery Dinner Theater
August 28, 2020
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Pere Marquette Lodge Throwback Eagle Package - Valid from 01/01/2020 to 02/29/2020
Honor the history of Pere Marquette Lodge with this throwback package available on select dates in January and February. $105 plus tax and service charges

Consider a time when the depression was waning, the Lincoln Continental was the car of choice and a room with two twin beds at the Lodge was only $17. Help us honor our 1940 debut with this package that includes dinner and breakfast off a select menu, two drink vouchers and your room all for just $105 plus tax and service charges. Based on double occupancy, available Sundays through Thursdays on select dates in January and February 2020. Restrictions apply. Call (618) 786-2331 for reservations.


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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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552 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews
trkrumm
Collinsville, Illinois
Our yearly stay
Feb 21, 2020
We stay every year with a group, staying overnight with the eagle package: Room, dinner for two, two drinks, breakfast for two. We like sitting in the huge lodge common... more »
dugNtam
Paducah, Kentucky
Valentine surprise
Feb 19, 2020
My husband surprised me with a night there on our way through and it happened to be the night before valentines. It was a lovely surprise and had the best... more »
461both
Saint Louis, Missouri
A great place to "get away from it all."
Feb 14, 2020
If the weather is nice, there are lots of hiking trails and a bike trail. If you prefer to stay inside, the lobby in the lodge is marvelous. Very rustic... more »
Cathy H
Saint Louis, Missouri
Great Eagle Package deal
Feb 11, 2020
A group of us (10-20 people) have gone to Pere Marquette every winter for the eagles and for the great deal that is offered by the lodge. Really good for... more »
lsfvball
Dirty. Poor service. Will not return.
Feb 10, 2020
Cobwebs hanging from ceiling. Dust and debris in corners in bathroom. Black mold in toilet. Poor service in restaurant-it took an hour and 15 minutes to get our meals. Ordered... 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.


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