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Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center

11712 East Windy Lane, Whittington, IL 62897
Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did a family getaway for Memorial Day wkend and brought our 3 teens and our fishing boat. We had great weather both Sat and Sun and that added to our fun. My husband and I had a room in the Flagship boatel and really liked it. Beds not so comfy, but we did enjoy the view from the balcony.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never stayed in a dirtier, less-maintained place. We were in an older boatel by the lake. The view was nice, but the room was terrible. It smelled damp and musty and they tried to cover the smell with perfume. The plumbing on the sink was loose and moved when we turned on the water, and there was little... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We will be back. Room was clean and quiet with balcony overlooking the lake. Nice boat ramps. Staff was helpful. Found a good cafe in Sesser for breakfast. Was a little disappointed in the restaurant menu selections. But found plenty of good places to eat in Benton and Mt Vernon. Lots of dock space. And centrally located on the lake.

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Marion, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Some friends and I met here and had a wonderful evening . . great food and friendly service in the Windows Restaurant and Bar (only a few feet from my room) . . lots of choices on the menu . . beautiful views of the lake from the room and the restaurant . . room was huge, clean, furnishings looked... More 

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Mt. Vernon, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My husband and I stayed there last month for several days. We had a loft room with a balcony overlooking the lake. The resort offers hotel rooms, cabins or Flagship rooms. The staff was very friendly and took care of all our needs. Free wifi. There is a restaurant and bar at the resort which we used for several meals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Love LOVE LOVE this place! Beautiful area, friendly staff, such reasonable great rates! Our family had such a wonderful time, we will definitely be returning in the near future! Beautiful view from botels. Our Flagship room has a jacuzzi, fireplace and breathtaking view of the lake! Absolutely amazing place!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had our wedding reception at the resort. The conference center was very nice. The food was average. We stayed at the flagship room and it had supposedly just been redone. Unfortunately there were bugs on the walls and the room smelled funny. My Aunt and Uncle rented a cabin as well as many other family members. My uncle was unloading... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

this is a perfect place to stay. on the lake, has a pool. we will be going here once a year from now on. good location. cabins are peaceful and secluded from other guests. this is a nice resort. can fish here.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Sadly to say, I have to agree with some of the reviews. I rarely write a negative review. The positives: The tubs in the rooms are clean and plenty of hot water. The grounds of the resort are very nice. The rooms in the main hotel are just okay. The rooms need to be updated. Arrived Saturday - the wallpaper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The 27 hole Rend Lake Golf Course is located in the heart of beautiful Southern Illinois and is conveniently located off interstate 57. While I live 45 minutes from the course, it is worth the drive and a treat to play there! The course is in great shape and green fees are very reasonable, even for a frugal person such... More 

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