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Little Rock, Arkansas
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My daughter had her wedding here. It is currently going through a renovation. There were stacks of mattresses in the front lobby when we arrived. Overall, it's no where near a "resort" quality of any measure. None of the amenities I requested (rollaway bed, fridge) were provided during our stay. It wasn't clear what was available in terms of use... More 

1 Thank Brian W
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

What a nice place and it will be even better when the renovations are complete. Most comfortable bed we slept in on our whole vacation(12 nights away from home)...Food was excellent at the restaurant and the views are beautiful...Can't wait to visit again next summer!!!

Thank Danielle K
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a great spot for anyone looking to enjoy the park and lake but not camp or pay a ton. The lakeside location is fantastic with easy access to the trails in the park. The service and restaurant are on the slow side but decent (don't recommend ordering the steak, however). That said, this is an older property that... More 

Thank Jen W
Homewood, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was our second visit to Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center for a class reunion. The accommodations were very nice with spacious rooms that have been recently remodeled. There are plenty of amenities with a pool and work out room, but we did not use them. The miles of beautiful beach along Lake Michigan make this a wonderful relaxing... More 

Thank snickers9992016
Eden, Utah
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were looking forward to a quiet getaway on Lake Michigan and were completely let down on driving into the property. I knew this was an older facility, but was not expecting the terrible disrepair and dirtiness of the property. Newly remodeled this was not. It might have had new wallpaper and such, but it was certainly not remodeled. And... More 

1 Thank Athena-Eden

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed at the Illinois Beach Resort as our "Christmas in the Summer" so we had 16 people in our party from 6-73. Living where we do, we knew the beachs on Lake Michigan were questionable this year, our own beaches have been lost due to higher water levels in Lake Michigan so this wasn't a surprise. We were surprised... More 

1 Thank Tahna E
Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife, daughter and I had a recent 5-day stay here during the peak summer season. We often include national or state park lodges in our vacations, so it made sense to visit Illinois Beach Resort at Illinois Beach State Park. I am reviewing this as a state park lodge and not as a “resort”, because this is very much... More 

5 Thank chadchicago
Bloomington, Illinois
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95 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We spent one night at the Illinois Beach Resort to visit a friend who was there for their family reunion. It looks like they are currently renovating, but the renovations had not made it to the 3rd floor yet. The rooms smelled a bit strange and frankly weren't the cleanest, but it had a Keurig coffee maker and the bathroom... More 

Thank Mo C
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We came here mainly because of the beach because the picture looked like the Lake Michigan beaches, however there is literally no space on the beach and there is almost no sand. Only rocks. Room also was outdated and in very bad condition plus for the whopping 200 I paid for a room, totally not worth it. If you are... More 

2 Thank raji n
Marco G, General Manager at Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear raji n, Thanks for your comments about your recent stay with us. I’m sorry your stay was not 100% up to your satisfaction. Your review will help us make the necessary improvements to make your next visit exceptional. Please give me a call at 847-925-7300 to discuss your issues in more detail. More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Thanks again for a great stay. Charm of an older resort, but all great updates. Fabulous new bed, beautifull new shower. Work out and pool facilities awesome and clean. Food was spectacular. Will recommend to many.

1 Thank klfargyle

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center

Address: 1 Lake Front Drive, Zion, IL 60099
Region: United States > Illinois > Lake County > Zion
Price Range: £77 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Look at the room. Quality varies.”
  • Balcony view
 of 5 bubbles briwright63, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If splurging on a lakeview balcony room try to get one on the 3rd floor with a lower number.”
 of 5 bubbles jenw145, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The view from the lakeside rooms is beautiful, but the rooms are more expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles snickers9992016, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request south end room facing lake.”
 of 5 bubbles chadchicago, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a view of the pool roof!!”
 of 5 bubbles 585lesliec, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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