SRL Best Lodge TrophyBESTLodgeStarved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, located in North Utica, Illinois,  was recently voted the BEST LODGE in the Midwest for meetings in a contest launched by Midwest Meetings MagazineHere are some of the reasons why:

  • -We’re centrally located (just minutes from I-80 & I-39) near Utica, IL
  • -You’ll like our affordable meeting options in a unique setting
  • -Located in Starved Rock State Park (a National Historic Landmark)
  • -You’ll see amazing canyons and seasonal waterfalls
  • -On-site bar, restaurants, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna
  • -We have flexible banquet spaces & custom catering
  • -We can help you offer fun team building activities
  • -Our rooms and cabins are cozy & comfortable

For more information, contact a member of our Event Planning Team:

Margie (815) 220-7350
Jenny (815) 220-7335
Tiffany (815) 220-7332

Call (815) 220-7333 to make an appointment to tour the facility. Call us today to schedule a date and time & let our team go to work for you. You can also fill out our Event Request Form for a quote.

Pictured above in the  front row: Mitch Wagner (General Manager), Tiffany Sigala (Sale Consultant),  Amber Edgcomb (Sales Assistant). Back row: Jenny Roulston (Sales Manager, Kathy Casstevens (Marketing Director) and Margie VanDeWyngaerde (Sales Consultant). 


Corporate Meetings & Retreats

We were voted the #1 place in the Midwest to have a meeting by Midwest!! We offer flexible banquet spaces, custom catering, teambuilding activities, comfortable accommodations, along with indoor and outdoor options for recreation and relaxation. Accessibility is another key advantage: We are open…

Unique & Affordable · Catering · Accommodations · Free WiFi
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Reunions, Parties, & More

Every occasion is memorable when you bring your family and friends together at Starved Rock Lodge! Whether you’re planning a family or class reunion, baby or bridal shower, holiday party, retirement or anniversary celebration, you can be sure that Starved Rock Lodge has a room…

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Event Catering & Specialty Cakes

Whether you’re planning a multi-day conference, a day seminar, relaxing retreat or special event we have the menu for you! Whatever the occasion Starved Rock offers the perfect cuisine for your event. Choose from an array of tantalizing meals, formally served or buffet-style. Other catering…

Weddings · Luncheons · Indoor & Outdoor Dining · Formal or Causal