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    Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center

    2668 E 875th Rd, Utica, IL 61348-9518
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    1 - 5 of 375 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed in the historic wing. The room was clean and beds were comfortable when we were actually able to sleep. Yes, the rooms are small but the lodge has character and is much nicer, more convenient, and not much more expensive than other options...More

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

    Thank you for taking the time to fill out a review, we do appreciate your comments. I do apologize for the noise issue that you experienced and unfortunately you are right about the alcohol, it is a major portion of our revenue especially since we...More

    Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

    For a rather expensive hotel, this is lacking some basics. Bathrooms are tiny, no coffee makers in the rooms, and rooms on the main corridor in the older section are LOUD. When one finds earplugs on the nightstand, it’s a bad sign. The park is...More

    Thank Pam U
    Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 28 October 2017

    Thank you for your comments we are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. The bathrooms are small as they were built in the 1930's and the Lodge wing is on the National Register of Historic places which means we can not change anything...More

    Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

    This is an unique lodge that is over 100 years old. Our room was an original from the 1930’s. Small but comfortable. Time permitting, take the “First Course” tour to learn about the history of the lodge. Staff was very helpful and courteous.

    Thank Onthego1950
    Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 28 October 2017

    So glad you enjoyed your visit. The First Course Tour is new this year and we are happy to be sharing our history with everyone. Thank you for your review.

    Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

    It's interesting to read posted reviews that vary widely. Our one-night stay was very very nice. Rustic, clean, comfortable, outstanding forest setting...all top rate. One small issue. Registration clerk saw my cane but as she placed the property map before me she gave me walking/entry...More

    Thank UMichAlum
    Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 21 October 2017

    Thanks so much for visiting Starved Rock Lodge and for taking the time to fill out a comment card. I'm sorry your experience was not quite what you expected. I know how your day can be completely changed when one little thing goes wrong and...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    Annual hiking outing with friends. The hiking was nice. Great trails, fun caverns, nice view of river. We are at lodge restaurant and food was good and fair priced. Pool, nice and warm. The rooms were itty bitty. Could hardly walk around beds. No room...More

    Thank Hoping4amustang
    Response from Amy T, Owner at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference CenterResponded 17 October 2017

    I'm assuming you stayed in the Lodge wing which was built in the 30's and is on the National Register of Historic places. Because of it's status we are unable to change much in the room and can not expand it. Sorry about your visit...More

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    Egsarah1313
    31 July 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.
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    DanMeg1
    7 February 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.
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    DanMeg1
    26 January 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 .
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    "The whole place is nice."
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    "Room 203 was too small for 2 beds but would have been fine for 1 bed. Very quiet."
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    "Bay window room on the second floor gave us a great view, and it was quiet"
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    "Third floor has a nice view"
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