The hotel is the only one in the state that is nestled into the shimmering shores of Lake Michigan. Located just 40 minutes from both Chicago and Milwaukee within Illinois Beach State Park, where the site is known for over 4000 acres of beach, dunes, wetlands, prairie, and oak savanna. The hotel sets against the beautiful backdrop of a Lake Michigan sunrise.
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Hotel guests can step out of the lobby and stroll along the shore, explore the state park or just lounge on the sand and soak up the sun. The expansive lobby features floor to ceiling windows displaying panoramic views of the lake below. The hotel also offers a full-service restaurant and lounge. Guests can take advantage of the fitness club with its impressive atrium style pool and hot tub. Ultimate relaxation can be achieved by scheduling a massage in the on-site spa.
The hotel features guest rooms and suites for any manner of occasion. The rooms are welcoming and exude an art deco elegance that reflects the original styling of the hotel with a distinctly modern feel. Guests can choose from several room styles with views of the state park or windows and balconies overlooking Lake Michigan.
As a popular wedding venue, vacation destination and group meeting venue, our hotel captures your curiosity and imagination.
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The hotel was nice and staff friendly. Our room was clean. Our reason for our stay was for the New Year's Eve Bash. The package overpriced and not as advertised. Our friends had gone in the past and...
New Management doubled prices, falsified registration dates to increase prices on early registration. This happened to both brother-in-laws. Reduced food and time on breakfast buffet. This use to be...
I had a wonderful time again -- the staff make you feel like family and that is why I don't mine going alone. The room view is perfect, the restaurant's food is very good along with the service and...
Mount Prospect, Illinois on 04-Jan-2020
On the positive side, management did allow us to cancel our room without a penalty.
On the negative side, the front desk literally said they could not believe me when I explained what I had been...
Our family was looking for a quick getaway after the holiday rush and landed upon the Illinois Beach Resort. The place was renovated about 3 years ago and everything appeared to be in working order...
Restaurant on-site, Lakeside Restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Breakfast available for a fee
Cocktail lounge. Relax and enjoy some cocktails in our inviting on-site Sandpiper Lounge.
Indoor pool, heated, Olympic size
Spa, dry sauna and whirlpool tub
Massage services, available by appointment only.
Tanning beds, available by appointment only.
Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., free
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff, English, Spanish
Late check out
Game room. Our arcade features over 10 video games and a pool table.
Children's activities. Game room and arcade on-site.
Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, 24 hours, free
Computer modem hookups
Audio/visual equipment and services
Wedding services. We have a full service wedding planning staff available to plan the event of your dreams.
Meeting facilities. Grand Vista Patio: 799 square feet, holds up to 70 guests. Lakeview Room: 1764 square feet, holds up to 125 guests. Great Lakes: 954 square feet, holds up to 60 guests. Rooms can be arranged in various styles.
Banquet facilities. Marquette Room: 630 square feet, holds up to 40 guests. Harbour Room: 304 square feet, holds up to 20 guests. Rooms can be arranged in various styles.
Conference facilities. Marquette Room: 630 square feet, holds up to 40 guests. Harbour Room: 304 square feet, holds up to 20 guests. Rooms can be arranged in various styles.
Ballroom. Grand Vista Ballroom: 2448 square feet, holds up to 240 guests. Grand Ballroom: 3500 square feet, holds up to 270 guests. Grand Pavilion: outdoor tent, 3200 square feet, holds up to 260 guests. Rooms can be arranged in various styles.
Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
Ice/vending machines. Soda vending machines on all guest room floors. Ice machines located on first and third floors only
Free parking, 24 hours
Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area available, in all king rooms and suites.
High-speed Internet access
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Adjoining rooms available
Park and Lake views available upon request, additional charges may apply
Rollaway beds, available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5
Bathtub seat available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
1.5 mile(s) from Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
8 mile(s) from Great Lakes Naval Training Center
2.5 mile(s) from Energy Solutions
8.5 mile(s) from AbbVie, clinical pharmacology research
12 mile(s) from Six Flags® Great America Amusement Park, open April through October, located just 30 minutes from Illinois Beach Resort and offers endless adventures for the entire family with 14 heart-pounding roller coasters, a 20-acre water park, spectacular shows and four children’s themed areas with more than 30 rides.
11 mile(s) from Jelly Belly® Center, travel just 20 minutes and jump on the Jelly Belly® Express Train Tour. This free 30 minute tour allows visitors to taste the magic of the original gourmet Jelly Belly® jelly bean, learn the history of the company and watch candy making at its finest.
5 mile(s) from Waukegan Harbor & Marina, nearby public beach, unique downtown dining, magnificent Genesee Theatre.
8 mile(s) from Great Lakes Naval Museum Foundation, learn the history of this fascinating 100 year old Navy Base and get a glimpse of the home of the Navy's only "boot" camp.
10 mile(s) from Fort Sheridan, enjoy history and nature along winding walking trails in this peaceful forest preserve on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Lakeside Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Sandpiper Lounge, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
1.5 mile(s) from CJ's Coffee House, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
3 mile(s) from Pizza House, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3 mile(s) from It's All Good Coffee & Espresso, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from El Lago, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.5 mile(s) from Culver's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from N & T's, Buffet, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.5 mile(s) from McDonald's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
2.5 mile(s) from KFC®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.5 mile(s) from Whey Chai, Fast Food, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.0 mile(s) from Applebee's®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.5 mile(s) from Dairy Queen®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3 mile(s) from Baba's Great Steak & Lemonade, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.5 mile(s) from Taco Bell®, Fast Food, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
2.5 mile(s) from Roman Coin Pizza, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.0 mile(s) from Wendy's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.5 mile(s) from Dunkin' Donuts®, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
3.5 mile(s) from Herm's Bar B-Q, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.5 mile(s) from Potesta's Pizza & Pasta, Fast Food, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.5 mile(s) from JJ Fish and Chicken, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.5 mile(s) from Elmwood School
1.5 mile(s) from Zion Central Middle School
3.5 mile(s) from Winthrop Harbor
3.5 mile(s) from Waukegan
12 mile(s) from Gurnee
10 mile(s) from Great Lakes
10 mile(s) from Kenosha, Wisconsin
.10 mile(s) from Illinois Beach State Park, stretching 6.5 miles along the sandy shore of Lake Michigan in northern Illinois offers a full range of recreation opportunities at one of the most unique and beautiful natural settings in America. Illinois Beach is the only remaining beach ridge shoreline left in the state, with dunes and swales, sprawling marshes, forests of oak and vast arrays of animal life and vegetation.
12 mile(s) from Six Flags® Great America Amusement Park, over 250 rides and 15 roller coasters.
2.5 mile(s) from Greenshire Golf Course, a well-maintained, par-27, 9-hole layout. 15.5 Acres, concession stand, parking, restrooms, stream/pond.
2 mile(s) from North Point Marina, the largest marina on the Great Lakes, sports a protected floating dock system of 1,500 slips, from 30 to 60 feet.
12 mile(s) from Gurnee Mills®, is the largest outlet and value shopping destination in Illinois. It provides the ultimate indoor shopping experience with more than 200 stores, featuring Macy*s, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Forever 21, LOFT Outlet, Charming Charlie, Buckle, PINK, Guess Factory Store.
15 mile(s) from Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets®, located in Kenosha, Wisconsin there are exceptional brands at extraordinary savings of 25-65% off every day. 90 stores including Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Ugg Australia and more.
32 mile(s) from Chicago O'Hare International Airport
45 mile(s) from General Mitchell International Airport