Starved Rock Lodge www.StarvedRockLodge.com is located within Starved Rock State Park, 10 miles west of Ottawa and Interstate 80 and four miles south on Illinois 178.
The historic stone-and-log Lodge features 69 guest rooms. Hotel rooms feature full baths, coffee makers, hair dryers, TV/DVD (except the Pioneer Cabins), heat and air conditioning.
The architecture of the historic Lodge, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, rivals that of national park lodges. Just outside the Lodge, there are an additional 21 cabin rooms (some with wood-burning fireplaces) which are surrounded by towering pines and century-old oak trees.
Lodge guests enjoy an indoor pool complex with two saunas, a hot tub, a children's pool (gated) and an outdoor sunning patio.
Within the Lodge, guests enjoy the gift shop, cafe, lounge, outdoor dining and entertainment on the veranda.
The family-style restaurant at the Lodge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Specialties include a spectacular Sunday brunch, kids' menus, fried chicken, steaks, seafood and pasta. The Starved Rock Cafe provides lighter fare.
Six conference rooms are available. The largest meeting room can accommodate 200 people.
The Lodge is a popular location for weddings (both indoor and outdoor), banquets and business retreats.