Love Note Testimonials

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“The picturesque and nature filled outdoor area and cozy indoor lodge provided the perfect backdrop to have our dream wedding, creating an ambiance that was both enchanting and romantic. The venue is well maintained and the staff was not only professional and accommodating, but also went above and beyond to ensure every aspect of our day ran smoothly. The food was also outstanding and we also had guests comment on how it was the best wedding food they’ve had.”

Kristen S · September 2023

“I wish I could rate Starved Rock Lodge more than 5 stars! They are an amazing team that are all so kind and do everything they can to make sure you have the perfect day.  I could go on and on about how much our guests and us loved having our wedding at Starved Rock Lodge.”

Natalie B · July 2022

“Starved Rock Lodge was the absolute dream wedding venue for us. Not only is it gorgeous, but it has everything you need in a venue. We felt so taken care of the entire process and everything was just so easy with Starved Rock. Our wedding was the most magical day and Starved Rock provided the absolute perfect backdrop for it.”

Allison M · October 2021

“My husband and I just had our perfect wedding at Starved Rock. The lodge was beautifully decorated and so romantic. We cannot brag about the catering services enough! We are so happy with how everything turned out. So very thankful for the staff for making our wedding absolutely perfect.”

Lizette G · January 2020

“Our wedding was an absolute delight. They truly take care of everything! I received so many compliments about how much the guests loved the food, the cupcakes, the gorgeous venue in general. Many of my friends couldn’t stop raving about how much fun they had. My husband and I are from Chicago but honestly wouldn’t dream of having our wedding anywhere else.”

Maria V · August 2019

“Our wedding was absolutely perfect at the lodge! From the beginning of planning to the day of, everyone was very accommodating and great to work with. It is definitely a beautiful location for a wedding and our photos are gorgeous. I have never heard SO many compliments on food from a wedding!”

Lauren D · March 2019

“Could not have asked for a better experience for our wedding! The whole staff made us feel so welcome and special! Thank you for all your help, support and attention to detail. I wish I could go back in time and relive the day!”

Kelly G · January 2019

“Starved Rock deserves every award it has earned and more! It it offers so much in terms of value, including lodging, food, scenery, reception hall(s), and friendly staff. Our guests couldn’t stop raving about the food! The servers were genuinely friendly to our guests.”

Kara J · November 2018

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