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August 26th Face Mask Policy

Effective today (Wednesday, August 26), all dining patrons are now required to wear masks when interacting with bar and restaurant staff. This includes both indoors and outdoors. At Starved Rock Lodge, we ask that you please put your mask on when a staff member approaches you whether in the Main Dining Room, Back Door Lounge, Veranda or in the Cafe. Thank you for cooperating and helping keep our customers and staff safe.

August 26th Trail Update: Some trails at Starved Rock are now open! Matthiessen State Park remains closed for further storm cleanup. The following places are now open: Starved Rock, Overlooks: Lover’s Leap, Eagle Cliff, Beehive, Sandstone Point, Canyons: French, Pontiac, Wildcat, Basswood, Lonetree, Aurora, Sac, Kickapoo, St. Louis, Illinois, Ottawa, Kaskaskia & Council Overhang. For more information, please visit IDNR’s website.

Return to work feeling refreshed and recharged

Host your next company meeting at Starved Rock Lodge! We offer flexible banquet spaces, custom catering, team building activities, overnight accommodations along with indoor and outdoor options for recreation and relaxation.

Plan Your Meeting at the Lodge

Call our sales team today at 815-220-7333 to schedule a tour of our facility and begin planning your meeting


  • Portable screen
  • Table top & standing podiums
  • Lavalier cordless microphone
  • Cordless handheld microphone
  • Corded microphone
  • Sound system
  • LCD projector
  • Flip chart and markers
  • Post-it® flip chart and markers
  • DVD with 32″ TV
  • Speaker phone
  • Portable sound system
  • Computer/laptop speakers


Starved Rock Room

Up to 200 people | 2,245 sq ft

The Starved Rock Room is our largest conference space available. This is a versatile space that can be set to your group’s desire. This room boasts soaring ceilings, expansive windows overlooking nature and can accommodate 60-200.


  • 200 – Theatre
  • 120 – Classroom
  • 120 – Rounds
  • 60 – Boardroom
  • 60 – Hollow Square
  • 60 – U-Shape

LaSalle Room

Up to 60 people | 685 sq ft

Conveniently located just off the hotel lobby is the LaSalle Room. This adaptive space can accommodate 25-60 people and offers a glowing ambiance from a small, gas fireplace.


  • 60 – Theatre
  • 40 – Classroom
  • 48 – Rounds
  • 28 – Boardroom
  • 28 – Hollow Square
  • 25 – U-Shape

Utica Room

Up to 60 people | 515 sq ft

Similar in size to the LaSalle Room and with easy first-floor access, the Utica Room is a multi-functional space that can accommodate 25-60 people.


  • 60 – Theatre
  • 32 – Classroom
  • 40 – Rounds
  • 28 – Boardroom
  • 28 – Hollow Square
  • 25 – U-Shape

Canyonside Cabin

Up to 25 people | 415 sq ft

Host your meeting in the cozy, rustic setting of the Canyonside Cabin. This authentic, log cabin is located less than 100 yards from the Lodge and has two private bathrooms for your convenience.


  • 25 – Theatre
  • 16 – Classroom
  • 16 – Rounds
  • 12 – U-Shape

Peru Room

Up to 14 people | 375 sq ft

Perfect for smaller meetings, the Peru Room can accommodate up to 14 people in a boardroom setting with comfortable, leather executive chairs.


  • 14 – Boardroom Only

Hennepin Room

Up to 20 people | 355 sq ft

Located on the third floor of the Lodge, the Hennepin Room can accommodate up to 20 people and offers flexible seating arrangements.


  • 20 – Theatre
  • 16 – Classroom
  • 16 – Rounds
  • 12 – Boardroom
  • 12 – U-Shape

Team Building Activities

From outdoor adventures to motivational challenges, your group will bond and excel after participating in team-building activities. We offer fun, indoor and outdoor recreation to help develop team performance, enhance working relationships and improve communication within your team. From scavenger hunts to guided hikes, let our team put together a specialized package for you!

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