​​We welcome you to Landers House and hope you enjoy your stay with us while visiting Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks and other local attractions in Utica, Illinois! 

  ​​​​​LANDERS HOUSE

 INN & COTTAGES

Guest Policies


Check in times are between 2pm-5pm. If you would like to set up a later arrival time please let us know in advance and we will arrange a late arrival packet for you. 


Check out is 11am. 


​A valid credit card is required when reservation is made. We will not charge the card until 7 days prior to your arrival at which time the full amount will be charged. If you need to cancel your reservation no charges will incur if cancelled 7 days or more prior to your arrival date. If you cancel within those 7 days prior to your arrival date your card will be charged the full amount.


During our peak season May-October we do require a 2 night stay on weekends. During our non peak season November-April a 2 night stay is not required(excluding Eagle Watch Weekend, Winter Wine Walk and New Year's Eve)


The cottage/cabins as well as the suite and standard rooms are all non-smoking rooms. An additional $200 cleaning fee will be added if you violate this policy.


We are not responsible for personal items left behind. If something is left behind we will hold it for 30 days and will gladly ship it back to you for a $30 fee.


You must be over the age of 21 to rent a room or cottage.


You are responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged property belonging to Landers House.



Pet Policy


The Caribou Cottage is our only pet friendly cottage and no exceptions will be made allowing a dog in any other cottage, suite or standard room.


An additional $50 pet fee is required


Your dog must be up to date on all vaccinations and be on a leash at all times.


If you plan on leaving your dog unattended in the cottage at any time please bring along a travel crate. 


You are responsible for cleaning up after your dog and any damage done to property.


Dogs are not allowed on any of the furniture or beds.


If for any reason we need to shampoo carpets or furniture due to pet "markings" You will be charged an additional $50 cleaning fee.


There is a 2 dog limit no exceptions.