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Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center

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2688 E 873rd Road, Oglesby, IL 61348-9518 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove down without planning and booked a room as a walk in. They had a king sized bed in one of the cabins. It was air conditioned, very rustic in appearance, but clean and comfortable. Wifi in all cabins too. The walls were thin...More

2  Thank gayle p
Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to make a comment, glad you enjoyed your visit. Yes the cabins are a bit noisy, since they are on the Register of Historic Places we are not allowed to change the structure in any way,(hence the ear plugs). Next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent my daughter's 39th birthday weekend at the lodge in a spacious family log cabin containing 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Beds were comfortable kings. Ceiling fans in each bedroom. Separate entrances and connecting inner door. Everything clean and fresh. Quiet even with outdoor...More

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Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, looks like you had an amazing visit. Unfortunately the drum circle is not a regular thing, just luck of the draw but we do have it a few times per year. It should be posted on our web-site if...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely adore Starved Rock Park. Gorgeous part of Illinois and not terribly far for us to travel to. There is nothing overly fancy about Starved Rock (except the giant area with the fireplace by the restaurant) but it is a comfortable place to stay...More

2  Thank Danielle S
Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 2 weeks ago

Danielle, Would love to know what room you were in so we can investigate the noise and also look into moving the coffee maker. Unfortunately due to the age of our property some of the rooms just don't have the space and or the electrical...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018

We booked almost last minute, stumbled upon this gem when looking for somewhere to go away for a few nights for my birthday. We stayed in 1 of the Sunset cabins with a king size bed and fireplace, wood was left outside our door-we had...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Old lodge with paperthin walls. You can hear everything through those walls, and I mean everything! The pool water was so cloudy that my kids didn’t even want to go in it. One of the entry doors from the outside that are supposed to be...More

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Historic Lodge, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Features 69 guest rooms and 21 cabin rooms, majestic Great Hall with 2-sided fireplace, on-site restaurant and bar, outdoor dining, indoor pool, weddings and meetings.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Great View, Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
$174 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
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United StatesIllinoisOglesby
Traveler (197)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Sarah B
July 30, 2017|
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Response from Sptaz33 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about where to stay but all dogs are welcome on the trails regardless of size.
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Amy T | Property representative |
Yes, we do have food to go in our main dining room as well as our cafe. You may call in an order or stop at the hostess stand.
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline I | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't any room service. But the restaurant is excellent , and the main lodge is beautiful to stroll through .
Room Tips
"There is a hotel wing and and a lodge wing.has knotty pine walls and a bit more rustic both are very nice.."
Jun 22, 2018
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"Always get a room away from ice machine or elevator."
Apr 18, 2018
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"I was at the far end of the main building and it was very quiet. Just the usual sound one hears in a hotel..."
Apr 6, 2018
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"The whole place is nice."
Oct 11, 2017
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