Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection

1 Lakefront Dr., Zion, IL 60099 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Beach Hotel in Lake County
42.423764-87.805548

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Property Description

The Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center, BW Premier Collection® is the only premiere resort hotel in the state that is nestled into the shimmering beaches of Lake Michigan offering its guests a unique experience, which no other hotel in the area can provide. Located just 40 minutes from both Chicago and Milwaukee, it is known for its rolling waves, sandy beaches, sumptuous food and lush accommodations set against the uniquely beautiful backdrop of a Lake Michigan sunrise. Resort guests can step out of the resort lobby and stroll along the beaches, enjoy playing in the waves or just lounge on the sand and soak up the sun. The expansive lobby features floor to ceiling windows displaying panoramic views of the beach below. Newly renovated guest rooms are comfortable and exude an art deco elegance that reflects the original styling of the resort with a distinctly modern feel. Guests can choose from several room styles with views of the state park or windows and balconies overlooking the lapping waves. The resort also offers guests excellent dining options at its Lakeside Restaurant and the opportunity to quench any thirst in the Sandpiper Lounge. The lobby features a business nook and gift shop for added convenience. Guests can take advantage of the fitness club with its impressive atrium style pool and hot tub made complete with exotic flowers and swaying palm trees. Ultimate relaxation can be achieved by scheduling a massage in the on-site spa. The resort features 92 newly renovated guest rooms and suites suited for any manner of occasion. As a popular wedding venue, vacation destination and group meeting venue, the Illinois Beach Resort captures the curiosity of thousands searching for a tropical beach retreat without the necessity of a passport.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 3
Rooms: 92
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 92
Handicap Rooms: 5
Suites: 4
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 18800 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 291 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11:00AM to 1:00AM
Pool Info:
Indoor Olympic pool is open from 5:30A to 9:30P.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 Hours
Nightly Parking: $00.
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 11.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00% (Banquet Functions Only)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 21.00% (Banquet Functions Only)
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00% (Banquet Functions Only)
Banquet Bartender Fees: 75.00 Per Function (1 Bartender - 100 guest)
Chef Attendant Fees: 75.00 Per Function (Carving or Omelete)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 12.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 14.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 16.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 18.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 24.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 35.95 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 29.00 Per Item (Charged by the gallon)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotelâ??s discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.


  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Elevator
  • Internet - wireless
  • Office or business center
  • Fax available
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Alarm clock
  • Ironing facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave in room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Voicemail
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa

Airport & Shuttle Information

Illinois Beach Resort Airport Shuttle InformationThe resort is located exactly in between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and MilwaukeeGeneral Mitchell Airport. Chicago's O'Hare International is the closest major airport which is 41.04miles each way or 1 hour drive. General Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee, WI is 2nd closest airportwhich is 45 miles and 54 minute drive. The 3rd closest major airport is Midway which is 57.84 milesand 1 hour 23 minute drive.We reccommend American Taxi for all airport shuttle service. They keep the largest number of cabs thatservice the suburbs at all airports. Their rates are:O'Hare-$61Midway-$80Mitchell-$67Those rates include all surcharges. Your clients can book cars online prior to their flight. That is highly reccomended for Milwaukee.

Local Shuttle Info: Resort does not operate a shuttle and recommends USA Taxi which is local.

Breakfast Information

Lakeview Restaurant opens at 7:00A daily for Breakfast and offers full menu with prices starting at $1.75 up to $7.95.

Parking Info

Large parking lot big enough to accommodate buses, FREE parking

Internet / WiFI

Free WIFI through out entire hotel

About Best Western Premier Collection

  • Best Western Premier gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services
  • All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels
  • On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western Premier Collection highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality and Projections at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection

Rate fluctuations of Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 23.8% in the month of September 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $205 in the month of July 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection.

Feel free to use the Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Zion event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Vista 68 x 48 x 12 3264200/25019025078607820/16500250--
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Grand Vista

This is the focal point of the resort featuring glass walls and breathtaking view of Lake Michigan.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3264 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
68 x 48 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
0
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Room Rental and Food and Beverage Minimums vary upon which space is selected.
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Grand Ballroom 70 x 50 x 9 3500224/28814018084608422/18350288--
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Grand Ballroom

Grand Ballroom can be subdivided into three rooms - Illinois, Lincoln and Wisconsin.Located in the lower level, the ballroom can have access to lower Terrace.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
70 x 50 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
4
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$500.00 USD
Room Rental and Food and Beverage Minimums vary upon which space is selected.
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Lakeview Ballroom 41 x 42 x 9 172264/80605030402011/910080--
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Lakeview Ballroom

Lakeview Room has the spectacular view of Lake Michigan.Located on the lower level, Lakeview Room can access the lower terrace.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1722 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
41 x 42 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
2
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$250.00 USD
Room Rental and Food and Beverage Minimums vary upon which space is selected.
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Great Lakes 53 x 18 x 9 93648/6036352344236/57560--
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Great Lakes

Great Lakes Room can subdivide into Two rooms - Michigan and Indiana.Located in the lower level, Great Lakes can access the lower terrace.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
936 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
53 x 18 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$100.00 USD
Room Rental and Food and Beverage Minimums vary upon which space is selected.
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FAQs about Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection have?

There are 92 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection?

Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection?

Lakeview Restaurant opens at 7:00A daily for Breakfast and offers full menu with prices starting at $1.75 up to $7.95.

What parking is available at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection?

Large parking lot big enough to accommodate buses, FREE parking

How much does internet cost?

Free WIFI through out entire hotel

Is there a pool at Illinois Beach Hotel BW Premier Collection?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Indoor Olympic pool is open from 5:30A to 9:30P..

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