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Unforgettable Social Events

Holiday Inn Crystal Lake is a spectacular retreat with award winning cuisine and impeccable service!  Our serene location on the banks of Acorn Lake offers grand views of the beautiful scenery you’d come to expect in the Chicago area.  Our indoor, and outdoor function space is vast, and flexible enough to accommodate a variety of groups from 6 people to 840 people, and more!  Allow our skilled, and experienced planning team to help design your perfect Wedding, Bat or Bar Mitzvah, Quinceañera, or anything else your heart may desire!  From initial inquiry, to event execution, enjoy unsurpassed levels of service from our dedicated staff!

Flexible Function Spaces

From bridal showers, to rehearsal dinners, to ceremonies, to receptions; our 19,500 square feet of flexible meeting space is the perfect palette for creating your event masterpiece!  With unobstructed views and 14’ ceilings in our 11,200 square foot ballroom, or the wall of windows overlooking Acorn Lake from our Lakeview Room, you’re sure to find the perfect space to fit your needs, and all just minutes from the beautiful city of Chicago.

Customizable Catering

Our luxurious wedding packages provide everything you need for the most memorable experience of your life.  Options include open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast, four-course dinner accompanied by wine service, and a magnificent, custom wedding cake.  Choose to upgrade your linens or centerpieces from our vast selection and with the assistance of some of our preferred vendors.  Our talented, and skilled culinary team can customize any menu to fit your needs, and we honor family traditions including Southeast Asia, Italian, Jewish, and more.


The Easy Choice

As the area’s ONLY full service hotel, our professional, and friendly staff members are eager to welcome you to relax, and celebrate in style!  Enjoy our very large, indoor pool, or enjoy cocktails from the lounge on the outdoor pool deck to watch the sun set over Acorn Lake.  The lounge, and our Three Oaks Restaurant share the view of Acorn Lake, with floor to ceiling windows, bringing our lush outdoor amenities in.  Or, relax in your room, and enjoy the convenience of in-room dining through our restaurant’s room service offerings. 

Make the easy choice, and let the Holiday Inn Crystal Lake make your next event perfect!

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