Illinois Meeting & Conference Facility
If you are looking for a fully equipped business meeting and conference facility in a unique and spectacular location, you have come to the right place! Harpole’s Heartland Lodge & Resort conference center specializes in hosting retreats for all types of groups from corporate groups to church groups and more. Our business meeting space and conference facilities are equipped with all the essentials that you will need for your meetings, presentations and gatherings. The location in Pike County, Illinois makes Heartland Lodge convenient to the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area and an easy drive from Chicago, so it is ideal for groups coming from these areas. The lodge is secluded, scenic and remote which makes it a unique conference venue. Our resort sits on the bluffs of the Mississippi River overlooking the scenic river valley and the Missouri hills providing a breathtaking backdrop for your next conference, meeting or retreat.
Meeting & Conference Facility Equipment
Our Meeting & Conference Facility is fully equipped with the following:
- 1500 sq. ft. Conference Area – This unique setting for your next conference can be arranged for your specific needs. Forty ergonomic chairs and tables can be arranged exactly how you would like. If you need more seating, approximately 100 chairs can be set up theater style. This conference room overlooks the beautiful scenery that surrounds Heartland Lodge, including bird feeders and other wildlife right outside the windows. The view is priceless.
- Wireless Internet Access – Two completely independent high speed wireless connections.
- LED Projector
- Telephone for Conference Calls.
- Fax Machines
- Copy Machines
- Easels, Projectors & White Boards
- Snacks & Refreshments
- Separate Boardroom with seating for 16 people – This boardroom or break out room will be one that you will enjoy sitting in all day. The handmade chairs are designed to provide comfort for hours. You will also enjoy the hand-crafted table with a painted picture of the original lodge in the center.
- All the amenities mentioned above are also included in our boardroom.
Exclusive & Private Business Meeting Facility
The exclusivity of Heartland Lodge’s buyouts is what makes us a perfect business meeting and conference venue. Each of the three lodges, or all the lodges, can be booked privately for your group so that you will be able to enjoy the area and conduct your meetings in privacy. Our 5-star accommodations and amenities along with our quality service and hospitality distinguish us from other conference facilities. We have on-site meeting planners to help you organize your event and ensure that your conference is of the highest standard.
Don’t take our word for it – review some of our testimonials and see what other guests have to say about our premier conference facilities.
Heartland Lodge offers all the amenities you need including a full conference center and meeting space. We also offer a range of team building activities that are both enjoyable and foster that essential camaraderie that all successful organizations thrive on.
Read on for more information about the resort, amenities, facilities, activities and more and feel free to contact us for more information.
Regular Room – There are eleven regular rooms. These rooms have two extra-long, triple-sheeted twin beds with a private bathroom. Each room is decorated to a certain theme according to its name.
Angler Room – This room has a queen-size, triple-sheeted bed and a set of bunk beds. This room also has a private bath and is decorated in a fishing theme.
Whitetail Suite – This room has a king-size, triple-sheeted canopy bed, fireplace and a private Whirlpool. It also has a walkout porch that is nice to view the wildlife.
All of these room are located in The Original Lodge.
Luxury Suite – There are seven luxury suites in our Prairie Ridge Lodge. These suites have king-size, triple-sheeted canopy beds, private Whirlpool, fireplace, day bed, comfy chairs, walkout porch, mini refrigerators and are decorated according to its own theme. The ultra-comfy beds have become an attraction themselves!
These suites are located in the Prairie Ridge Lodge.
There are seven unique suites and rooms available at Sunset Valley. All of the rooms feature an ultra-comfy, triple-sheeted bed and have been furnished with hand-made Old Hickory furniture. Five of these rooms, including The Grand Suite and All About The View, offer an amazing view of the sunset over the Mississippi River bluffs. The private bath of The Grand Suite features a two-person shower and sauna while two of the suites feature a heart-shaped Whirlpool, all with the same amazing view!
For more information on the additional highlights of each suite or room, visit our Sunset Valley Lodge page.
Heavenly View – There are four suites and rooms in Heavenly View. Three suites have king-size, triple-sheeted Old Hickory beds, comfy chairs, love seats and are decorated in a southwest theme. The fourth room has two queen-size beds. All beds are ultra comfy. Heavenly View can only be reserved as a private cabin (individual rooms cannot be reserved.) The Heartland Lodge meal plan is not an option at Heavenly View unless booking the entire resort.
For more information, visit our Heavenly View Cabin page.
Our private, luxury cabins are some of the nicest in Illinois and throughout the Midwest for your corporate retreat. Each luxury cabin is decorated with its own unique theme. All cabins are carefully crafted with knotty pine and cedar walls, fifteen-foot vaulted ceilings, hand-carved Old Hickory furniture, high quality fixtures and appliances.
Each of these four cabin rooms include a hot tub (Whirlpool tub) with fireplace, ultra comfy king-size bed, large 4K Ultra HD television with 4K Blu-ray player for next level viewing experience, relaxing private deck with barbecue grill, kitchen, sofa and private fire pit. Aunt Bert’s Cabin and Uncle Buck’s Cabin also have sleeper sofas.
More information on our Luxury Cabins.
Dining Room & Meals are an attraction themselves, home-cooked and plentiful! And of course, refreshments and snacks can be provided at your daily meetings.
Our corporate conference center includes a 1,500 sq. ft. conference area and separate boardroom along with wireless high-speed internet access, fax machines, multiple phone lines, copy machines, projectors, easels, white board, etc. Our conference facilities provide the perfect place to have a motivational speaker, team building program or executive retreat. You’ll be amazed at how a relaxed atmosphere creates improved productivity. Other business conference centers cannot compete with the natural beauty that surrounds the resort and our activities! At a Heartland Lodge corporate retreat, ideas flow smoothly. Most groups make great strides in a short amount of time.
Indoor Recreation includes pool table, card table, library (books & videos), games and much more!
Outdoor Recreation…Where do we start? How about our famous evening hay ride! Take a trip along the Mississippi River bluffs and see an elk farm, Texas longhorns, deer, turkey, and the most scenic river valley view in the Midwest! Enjoy the breathtaking sunset across the river in the Missouri hills (weather permitting.) We offer Rental UTV Riding on over 80 miles of trails on 1,500 acres, horseback riding, sporting clays, fishing, hunting, ATV’s, bike riding, golf, volleyball, croquet, bonfires, Old West cookouts, cross country skiing, sled riding, mountain biking, paintballing (call our office for more information on our paintballing- 217-734-2526) and over 1,200 acres of trails, ponds and unmatched scenic beauty. As if all that wasn’t enough, trips can be arranged to visit historic Hannibal, MO (Mark Twain and Molly Brown’s birth homes, museums, and more) or Springfield, IL (home of Abraham Lincoln). For corporate entertainment and team building, or your company outing, Heartland Lodge can’t be beat. For a complete list, visit our activities and amenities page. Bring the spouses, they’ll love it!
50% deposit is due when making your reservations.
Due to the nature of our business we ask for a 60-day cancellation notice. A processing fee of 10% of your total booking will be charged when cancelling. Cancellations without 60 days notice will not be refunded. If someone in your original booking party does not show, you will be charged the full amount. These policies help us provide you with better service.
Harpole’s Heartland Lodge strives to give our guests the best experience possible. We understand that your upcoming trip is a significant investment. We offer trip insurance through North America’s leading provider of Travel Insurance called “Travel Guard”.
There are many circumstances that could change your plans. Please take a few minutes to learn how you can protect yourself. If you choose to decline this valuable coverage, you are assuming any financial loss associated with a cancellation or a change in your travel arrangements.