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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
354 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2017
Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

Services & Equipment: On site catering, free wireless internet, Equipment rental: screens, TV, DVD player, flipchart easels & pads, 24 hour notice for other AV equipment.

Rooms

Size

Theater

Reception

Banquet

Classroom

Ballroom

77’ X 37’ 8”

320

400

280

150

Marquette

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35

Piasa

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35

McAdams

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35

Pontiac

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35


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
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 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

Raging Rivers WaterPark Package - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 09/04/2017
Includes 4 Raging Rivers Tickets & $20 Voucher to Restaurant

Join us at the Lodge and enjoy a day of fun in the sun for $45. Add this package to your room reservation at Pere Marquette Lodge and receive a $20 voucher to be used for breakfast in the Lodge Restaurant and 2 tickets to Raging Rivers Water Park in Grafton, Il. Then take your wet swimsuits home in a souvenir Pere Marquette Lodge Drawstring Bag. Does not include taxes or room reservation, available Sundays- Thursdays. Additional tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk any day of the week. Package reservations cannot be made online. Please call (618) 786-2331 to make your reservations today!


Pere Marquette Lodge Hikers Delight Package - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 12/31/2017
Includes Hiking Trail Map, 4 Bottles of Water, Pere Marquette Lodge Bag & More

Make new family memories as you explore the miles of scenic trails and gorgeous outlooks of Pere Marquette State Park. Add this package to your room reservation at Pere Marquette Lodge for only $15 and receive a hiking trail map, 4 bottles of water, 4 granola bars and a Pere Marquette Lodge drawstring bag. 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. Package reservations cannot be made online. Please call (618) -786-2331 to make your reservations today.


A Night of Romance Package at Pere Marquette Lodge - Valid from 06/05/2017 to 12/31/2017
Package starting at $70 plus tax

As a premier couples retreat vacation desination, Pere Marquette Lodge is a historic Lodge and hotel featuring romantic Lodge rooms and rustic cabin rooms. Our Guest Room will inspire awe with its 50ft-vaulted ceiling, wooden pillards and its massive 700-ton stone fireplace perfect for cuddling up and enjoying local wines while rekindling your relationship. 

Surprise your special someone with this romantic couples getaway package for only $70. Add this package to your room reservations at Pere Marquette Lodge (one of St. Louis' top couples getaway weekday and weekend destinations) and receive a $50 voucher to be used for dinner in the Lodge Restaurant, a chilled bottle of champagne and a delicious 1lb box of Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate...chocolates.

Does not include taxes or room reservation. Package reservations cannot be made online. Please call (618) 786-2331 to book your romantic retreat today!


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!


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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
354 Reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2017
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Excellent
161
Very Good
131
Average
29
Poor
23
Terrible
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Recent Reviews
Gwen W
Trip type:
Business
Nice place for a meeting
Jul 22, 2017
This is a great place for a business retreat. It truly gets you away from the world without much connectivity via the internet... the rooms are dated but clean and... more »
267travisj
Grand Island, United States
Trip type:
Family
Nature and nurture
Jul 17, 2017
Found this place looking for trails around St. Louis and was pleased to discover they rented cabins for a very reasonable rate. This place exceeded expectations especially for the price.... more »
FWL5346
Alton, Illinois
Trip type:
Family
Wedding
Jul 16, 2017
The drive into the park calms the nerves. As we turned the corner heading up to the lodge we saw where the wedding was going to be. Parking is nearby.... more »
butlerandcrow
Atlanta, Georgia
Trip type:
Business
Two day business trip
Jul 15, 2017
The lodge was very clean with large rooms. The atmosphere is very quite and relaxing. A perfect place to visit if you want to "unplug" from technology. Phone service and... more »
Melly M
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Relaxing Ladies Getaway
Jul 11, 2017
We stayed here for one night during a ladies getaway this past Monday. We had a wonderful time at the lodge, the large chess set, and the winery were among... more »
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Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

Services & Equipment: On site catering, free wireless internet, Equipment rental: screens, TV, DVD player, flipchart easels & pads, 24 hour notice for other AV equipment.

Rooms

Size

Theater

Reception

Banquet

Classroom

Ballroom

77’ X 37’ 8”

320

400

280

150

Marquette

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35

Piasa

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35

McAdams

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35

Pontiac

19’ 3” X 37’ 8”

80

100

70

35


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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