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Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center

Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center

Located directly on the shores of Lake Michigan

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Illinois Beach Hotel is the only hotel in the state that is nestled along the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, offering its guests a unique experience, which no other hotel in the area can provide. Located conveniently between Chicago and Milwaukee, the hotel is known for locally sourced comfort food and inviting accomodations set against the beautiful backdrop of the Lake Michigan sunrise. 

Hotel guests can step out of the lobby to stroll the shores of Lake Michigan, enjoy playing in the waves or just lounge on the sand and soak up the sun. The expansive lobby features floor to ceiling windows displaying beautiful views of the lake shore. Guest rooms are comfortable and reflect the original styling of the hotel with a distinctly modern feel. Guests can choose from a variety of room types, many of which offer sweeping views of Lake Michigan or the natural beauty of Illinois Beach State Park. The hotel also offers guests an excellent dining option at its new restaurant, Nolan's. The hotel features accessible rooms and suites sutied for any occasion. 

Illinois Beach Hotel offers guests the opportunity for a special beach retreat without the necessity of a passport. 

Hours of Operation

Open year round

Nolan's Restaurant hours:

  • Wednesday - Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Camp Store/Concession

The Pavilion

Brand new in 2021 the Pavilion is located in the main parking lot and is a combination souvenir shop, camp store and concession stand. Guests can buy everything from firewood to t-shirts while enjoying a hotdog or soft serve ice-cream. The outdoor patio with picnic tables invites our guests to enjoy lunch while looking out over the park and beach.

Hours of operation

Based on seasonality May - October.