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Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family reunion and the place was grossly understaffed, the rooms were filthy and spider infested, for some reason the floors were soaked with water, the toilets were constantly stopped up, the pool was not accessible, there was no lighting for the picnic areas. A total disaster

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Collinsville, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is by no mean luxurious but the rooms and amenities are clean, could use some updating but it gets the job done. If your looking for a day on the lake and a place to crash this place fits the bill. Boat rental available, plenty of docking space, and even offers pet friendly rooms. Reservations can be hard... More 

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Wadesville, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would only rate this 2 stars because of the proximity to the lake and good fishing spots. The resort hasn't been updated since I last visited 15 years ago. There was mold all over the walls, mattress, carpets, and shower. The room smelled awful! Honestly the 120 we spent a night was overpriced for the condition of the room.... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled to stay at this DIRTY DIRTY resort. We booked a room at the windjammer botel. The pool was closed the day we arrived due to chemical problems. The lady at the front desk didn't even mention this until I asked because I overheard someone complaining about it. So we then went to our room and could not believe... More 

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Williamsville, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I checked in with my 2 granddaughters, 3 and 2. We went to our cabin and the key card didn't work. It was 108 outside and I had already unloaded the kids so I called the desk. She said she would send maintenance. 20 minutes later, maintenance came and said the lock was fine and I needed a new card.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here two nights for a family. This resort is by no means luxurious, but it is no worse than most average chain hotels. Yes, there are some bugs and dirty spots, but most guests are in and out of the lake all day, so that is to be expected. My two biggest complaints are the beds (old and... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a total of 3 cabins for 3 nights for a family boating trip. I'll start by saying I work in hotels and manage multiple large branded hotel properties. So, I do have pretty high standards for where I sleep when I travel. I dialed it back a notch, putting into perspective it is a lakeside cabin at a... More 

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TN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Pool and pool area were in great shape. Staff at Reilly's was friendly. Room was quiet! Now for the not good.......staff at hotel was not welcoming. Very little interaction. The room....Shower knob was black with mildew. The filters in the AC were completely covered in ?????. The cobwebs were plentiful on the balcony. They do offer free bicycle rentals to... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We had stayed here many times when we lived in Illinois, so we thought we would try it again on our way through. What a mistake! The boatel was filthy, shower didn't work, mini fridge didn't work, clock was broke, outside chairs were filthy with weeds growing through the deck, feet got filthy from carpeting. The only bright spot was... More 

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Waterloo, Illinois, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

My parents stayed here in one of the Botels on our trip to Rend Lake. When they arrived to their room the door was open. No one was in the room but some reason the door was left wide open. Obviously this seems like a security concern. While they were unpacking they saw the extra linens on the shelf by... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center

Address: 11712 E Windy Ln, Whittington, IL 62897-1011
Location: United States > Illinois > Whittington
Price Range: $102 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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