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July 14th-16th, 2018--Everything from start to finish was great! This was our second year staying at Harpole's and we are planning to make it a yearly event. Ms. Wanda is such a lovely host and all of the staff is very friendly and welcoming. We met Hunter this year, he was super helpful in showing us some fun ATV trails. He also helped us find a seat for one of our ATVs when we lost it on the way down there.
Tyler & Kayla Bundy–Burlington, IA
October 7th-9th, 2018--Love the lodge! It is a nice relaxing place to send a honeymoon! Hoping to come back yearly for our anniversary! Hopefully we will be back soon! Always amazing service and amazing food!
Guy & Sarah Jambrosek–Woodridge Illinois
|Sept 17th - 20th, 2018--Upon arrival of the lodge everyone was so polite and caring made us feel right at home. The pictures on there web site is just what is there ( we stayed in the Stage Coach Suite ) and extremely cozy and welcoming. The ATV trail were the best had a great time. Needed to rent on as I did bring my own. The one that was rented was great Stetson was great. Steston handled the atv rental and found a problem with the ATV that would of cost me my deposit money. Thank you Stetson. Also went horse back riding Rocky and Roy are so gentle. Stetson again walked me and my wife through the process and was also our guide for the hour horse back riding. Thanks again. He also assisted me in getting air in a tire on my atv. A personal touch of kindness. We also went on the carriage ride Zak was the driver and was nice and polite and the employees there seem to enjoy there job there. Melissa and Julie assisted in making the reservations and made us feel right at home while we were there. The food well that was awesome fresh fruit all homemade and delicious Brunches and the dinners for the desserts yummy. All the food was amazing. The servers were kind and polite willing to get you whatever you needed at meal time. You can tell the time your there that they are all there to make sure you have a great time and we did. Will be going back.Might be a little far out ( about 4 hours for us ) but was worth the trip. You will not be disappointed at this lodge. We give 10 out of 10 and 110% happy with our stay. We will be back|
Chad & Crystal Albers–Caseyville, IL
September 7th-10th, 2018--Absolutely loved our visit to the lodge! We were so impressed with everyone's kindness and happy demeanor. With checking in being super easy and fast, to the wonderful meals served, to the young man who took us for a hayride in the rain (and never once seemed annoyed or inconvenienced). We couldn't have felt more welcomed and comfortable. And a special thank you to I believe Kim (she served breakfast with another young lady Saturday morning) for giving me nail polish remover, which I greatly appreciated. Thank you for an absolutely wonderful 1st anniversary weekend!
William & Jean Grawe–Ballwin, MO
September 14th-16th, 2018--Favorite weekend getaway destination! Wonderful environment, pleasant!
James & Corie Upchurch
August 12th-15th, 2018--Our stay was exemplary! This was our first visit and we were so impressed with the staff. Looking forward to a return visit. Food was outstanding and so delicious! Thanks for prayers and willingness to serve us.
Erik & Joan Larson
August 10th-12th, 2018--My friend had stayed with you and told me how great it was but we found it to be even better! The lodge was beautiful, the rooms were wonderful, and the staff were all so warm, friendly, and welcoming.
Andrea Higgins–Monticello, IL
August 8th-10th, 2018--My husband and I love coming back to your lodge, it is one of our favorite places since he proposed to me a few years ago. The staff is always so helpful and friendly. The setting is beautiful, peaceful, and quiet, we love it! We will be back again soon!
Glen & Connie Dixon–Coal Valley, IL
June 22nd-June 24th, 2018--We had an incredible stay! We will definitely come back again! The food was amazing and the service was exceptional! It was really awesome how grace was said before each meal. It really felt like home to us. I usually don't like staying at hotels because I am not really sure about how clean the rooms are, but I felt very comfortable here and was confident everything was kept very clean. We can't wait to come back!
Shannon & Scott Blackburn–Winfield, MO
August 18th-19th, 2018--Your entire establishment is amazing! The accommodations, the decor, the food, the hospitality, the activities, ALL OF IT! There is no other place like it!
Nancy Chumbley–Lake Saint Louis, MO
August 18th-20th, 2018--This was our first time booking at this lodge! All I can say is this place is AMAZING!! If you decide to come, I encourage you to get the meals with your stay!! All cooked from scratch, and super yummy!! Then there’s the hayride after dinner, with s’mores making and a bonfire to top off your evening!! Our room at the lodge was breathtaking!! The views...Even more!! The staff, especially Wanda Harpole herself, is there to greet you upon check in!! Staff is super friendly with thee most spot on customer service you’ll ever experience!! We stayed at the lodge about a mile down from check in. Book today!!! I CAN promise you this; You will NOT be disappointed!! We sure weren’t!!! The pictures on the website are EXACTLY what the lodge looks like, to include each room! The views are absolutely incredible!! Cheers!! Thanks for all of your hospitality!! Thank you, Harpole Family, for making our romantic stay a most humbling and memorable experience!! See you next time!!
Dan Heinrich & Jordan Maisto–Mokona, IL
July 31st-August 2nd, 2018--Our whole trip was excellent. The lodges were beautiful, cozy, and clean. The staff was all incredibly friendly and hospitable, and the food was scrumptious--always filling us up! We also enjoyed all the trails for 4 wheeling! Thanks for a great experience, we cant wait to go back!
Frank Schoen–Rolling Meadows, IL
July 13th-15th, 2018--Hunter is an incredible asset to your company, he went above and beyond to make our needs. The whole staff was amazing! I travel the world and I would rank your establishment among the best in service. The food was also amazing!! We will be making it there again and again!
Brandon & Amy Caudle–Wayne City, IL
August 3rd-5th, 2018--My husband and I truly enjoyed our stay at Harpole's Heartland Lodge. It was a much needed getaway! We will definitely be back in the future!
Josh & Katie Brunaugh
August 3rd, 2018--Exceeded our expectations! Lodge was exceptionally clean and food was amazing! Trails were fun. Looking forward to coming back!
Richard Leonard Jr.–Wilmington, IL
July 27th-29th, 2018--Staying at Heartland lodge is an over the top experience. The Prairie Ridge Lodge is beautiful and our pick among your many options. The rooms are large and luxurious, the common room is spacious and comfortable. The staff are all wonderful, especially Melissa. And the food is to die for!
July 6th-7th, 2018--Beautiful cabins, delicious meals, impeccable service, need I say more! Had the best girlfriends weekend at Harpole's Heartland Lodge!! I have already recommended the lodge to several of my friends.
Kristian Theiss–Shelbyville, IL
July 6th-8th, 2018--The lodge and property were absolutely beautiful. The staffs personal touches and attention to detail really make you feel special. We look forward to coming back for the heart felt hospitality. Tim was a great "activities director" for our group. He did anything and everything to make sure our group enjoyed the trip.
Shawn Setlich–Fenton, MO
June 27th, 2018--Great couples get-a-way, great for families as well, property is beautiful and well kept. Staff was friendly, helpful, the meals were absolutely fantastic and service second to none. Every time we come back they are working to improve something or adding something new. We are looking forward to returning this fall.
Caitlin & Patrick Barney
June 22nd-June 24, 2018--Absolutely love the feel of the Original Lodge we stayed in! There was 10 of us, and we had 2 small children with us! They had a blast! There were board games provided, smores kits, very child-oriented! They also enjoyed the bunk beds! Also, Tim was amazing with us and our kids! He took the time to give horseback rides to each of them, start our fires, and took us on wonderful tractor rides! Food staff was also so kind and generous!
June 21-22nd, 2018--We are so glad that we spent out 10th wedding anniversary here! It was so relaxing being able to sit on the deck and talk! The meals were amazing and the wagon ride was perfect! Thanks for everything, we will for sure come back again!! Thanks again!
June 22nd-24th, 2018--I have already recommended this place to friends and family. The staff was so polite and really cares about their guests. My boyfriend and I met our family late Friday and there were two plates set aside for us from dinner. Those running activities were helpful. This has been one of my favorite trips.
Mary & Bob Barney
June 22nd-24th, 2018--It felt like home. Loved the way simple pleasures were anticipated! Games, books, videos, popcorn, coffee. Landscaping was beautiful! We travel to Europe, in the US, and are from Illinois, so awesome to experience something in our own "backyard" that is just breath taking as far away places. So relaxed, welcoming, and genuine in hospitality.
Earl & Delores Fowler–Williamsville, IL
April 26th-28th, 2018--In the 21 years we have been guests at Harpole's Heartland Lodge, we have never been disappointed. We have been there for upland game hunting and for bed and breakfast. Gary, Wanda, and staff have always been so welcoming. The facilities are very comfortable and beautiful and the meals are delicious!
William & Jennifer Grawe–Ballwin, MO
April 6th-8th, 2018--We had the most amazing visit to your property!! We were celebrating our anniversary and everything from check-in to check-out was awesome! Thank you for a great time and see you in September!
Sara Wilken–Nashua, IA
March 23rd-25th, 2018--What a beautiful place with an awesome staff! We had such an amazing time! Our room was the Best! Awesome location! The ATV paths were so much fun, we could have stayed and "played" for days! Thank you again for everything! WE WILL BE BACK!
Brian Powell–Hannibal, MO
February 19th-21st, 2018--We have stayed at Heartland Lodge probably 14-15 times and we have never had anything but a great time there. The staff is the greatest. They even changed a tire that went bad on my truck in February in the snow! I have always enjoyed our stays.
Mark Martens–Wellman, IA
March 17th-18th, 2018--This place is wonderful! Had the best time four wheeling and sporting clays. Food was wonderful and the grounds are beautiful.
Courtney Johnson–Machesney Park, IL
January 26th-28th, 2018--I just loved my stay at Heartland. It was just gorgeous. The food was amazing, all the way down to the bread. Ms. Wanda is such a cute and sweet lady. The gentlemen teaching the gun shooting are very patient and a lot of fun.
February 25th, 2018--I absolutely love the lodge experience! So relaxing and peaceful. Food was so delicious. Have already recommended to friends and family. I plan on coming back one day!