Illinois Beach Hotel Ready for Reservations

Illinois Beach Hotel - Zion, Illinois.

Zion, IL – Reservations are now being accepted at the Illinois Beach Hotel in Zion, IL.
The property which features 92 hotel rooms and a restaurant will be open to the public this summer after an almost year long hiatus. Guestroom reservations will be available for arrival on or after Friday July 1, 2022, just in time for the holiday weekend.

Under new management, the property is receiving an interior renovation, including all new lobby and guestroom furnishings. The rooms will have a beachy feel and feature comfy Serta mattresses, as well as amenities such as new LCD TVs, coffee makers, and hairdryers.

King and queen/queen guestrooms are available for rent, as well as two room suites that have a living room with microwaves, refrigerators, and a game table.

The hotel will have a soft opening starting July 1st and will begin taking reservations for limited hotel rooms on Monday, June 27th. For reservations, please visit our website at

Nolan’s Restaurant will be open to the public and will offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner. “We are thrilled about the opportunity to reopen the Illinois Beach Hotel and its new restaurant Nolan’s,” said Jason Smith, General Manager. “Our desire is to support and enhance the community by bringing back events such as Sunday and Holiday Brunches, as well as offering a few new and interesting dining and entertainment concepts. We want folks to know our hospitality extends beyond just our out-of-town guests, and that we are grateful to be able to serve the local community as a whole”.

Dinner reservations for July 1 and beyond can be made starting June 27th by calling 224-259-2600. For the first few weeks Nolan’s will serve from a limited menu and reservations are required. A reservationist will be available from 9a.m. – 6p.m. daily.

The Illinois Beach Hotel as well as Starved Rock Lodge and White Pines Lodge are all proud properties of ExplorUS (previously Ortega National Parks). ExplorUS is a hospitality management company with over 50 properties across the United States. If you are interested in working for the Illinois Beach Hotel or another property within the ExplorUS family, please go to:

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About the Illinois Beach Hotel
Located in the Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park, the Hotel sits on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan, the only remaining beach ridge shoreline left in the state. The Hotel features 92 guestrooms and suites, a restaurant and outdoor dining. Additionally, the park features a new convenience store/camp store with full food concessions and a gift store which is operated by the Illinois Beach Hotel and which will open later this summer.

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