French Lick Resort

The French Lick Resort is a large property located in French Lick, Indiana featuring two hotels and a huge casino. The French Lick Springs Hotel and The West Baden Springs Hotel are both historic, luxurious hotels for travelers of all intentions from singles, to business travelers and families looking for a memorable vacation. There isn’t a shortage of activities, amenities and dining for guests to enjoy during their stay at the French Lick Resort.

The beautiful hillside scenery adds to the comfortable ambience and yet it is still an easy drive to Indianapolis and Louisville. The French Lick Springs Hotel features 443 rooms/suites and RV Slips, while The West Baden Springs Hotel has 243. The hotel staff are charming and friendly, and are always willing to help find local activities or point guests in the right direction on the resort grounds. The resort has won many awards for their service, the historic setting and charm and the overall destination.

»Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations

There are 443 rooms/suites and even RV slips on this portion of the resort. It is a wonderful piece of history, mixed with modern amenities and service. There are different room categories to suit each traveler’s needs and preferences.

The Traditional Guest Room comes with one king, one or two queens or two double beds. They are all approximately 385 square feet and are done in elegant neutral tones with poster headboards and footboards. Guests can request a roll away bed if available.

The Premier Guest Rooms feature 450 square feet of living space and all come with two king size beds. There is added room over the Tradition Guest Rooms with more comfortable seating but still the same luxurious elegance and historic charm.

Suite Guest Rooms boast 528 square feet of space and include one king size bed. The room also has a sitting area with period couch and armchairs. The sofa folds out to a queen size sleeper and there is a small bistro style table and chairs to enjoy a coffee or snack.

The Specialty Suites are available with multiple bedrooms, wet bars, mini fridges and oversized bathrooms. Guests can choose from several different types which include The Pool Suite, The FDR Suite, The Governor’s Suite, and Terrace Suite. Also available is the entire Pete Dye Mansion for large groups who wish to have an entire space all to themselves. Guests can contact the front desk reservation clerk for more information and availability of this option.

The RV slips on the French Lick Springs Hotel side of the property are a great option for those looking to RV camp and still have privacy and enjoy the great amenities of the resort. Each slip is individually controlled by key lock which can be picked up upon check in. The rate is reasonable at $60 per night.

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»The West Baden Springs Hotel

The West Baden Springs Hotel

This historic hotel features 243 rooms, each with its own charm and something a little different than the next. They combine European elegance and charm with a historic flare. There are several room choices for guests to consider including The Deluxe Outside View Guest Rooms, the Premier Atrium View Guest Rooms, Superior Atrium Balcony Rooms and Specialty Suites.

The Deluxe Outside View Guest Rooms feature one king or two queen size beds and 311 square feet of space. They each come with a wet bar and refrigerator for added convenience. These rooms are perfect for two to four travelers.

The Premier Atrium View Guest Rooms include one king or two queen size beds and 348 square feet of space. They have a beautiful view of the atrium area and large, bright windows or French doors. Guests will find a wet bar and fridge in-room as well.

The Superior Atrium Balcony Rooms offer one king or two queens in 405 square foot rooms. They have their own private balcony overlooking the atrium and large, bright windows to allow lots of light. There is extra seating space for relaxing after a long day of fun and activities.

The Specialty Suites are available in different configurations to suit the needs of different travelling groups, such as the Presidential Suite or the Two Bedroom Suite. Each has multiple bedrooms, added living room space and various views. The concierge would be happy to help guests with availability and suitability for their specific needs.

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»Dining

Dining

From fine dining to quick and easy meals to go, there are a plenty of dining options available at the French Lick Resort. No guest will leave hungry!

For fine dining options guests can choose 1875: The Steakhouse, located at the French Lick Springs Hotel. It was named in honor of the date of the first Kentucky Derby in 1875. The open kitchen is a sight in itself, while the seating overlooks the gorgeous gardens on the property as well as the Pluto Spring gazebo. They serve up aged to perfection mid-west Angus cut beef which is cooked to order.

They are open Sunday to Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 5 to 10 p.m. Another fine dining option is Sinclair’s Restaurant at The West Baden Springs Hotel. They feature an elegant menu selection of delectable entrees as well as an extensive wine menu. It is the perfect location for a romantic dinner or one to celebrate with a larger group. Their hours are 6 to 9 p.m. except Fridays and Saturdays until 10 p.m. Table One is available by reservation for up to 10 guests and is a chef’s table right in the kitchen—up close to the action! It is great for fabulous fine dining and personalized service.

For casual dining guests have different options such as Spring No. 8 Deli, which is a pool snack bar with so much more. They offer up simple, delicious menu items like soup, sandwiches or hot dogs and of course drinks. They are open Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Grand Colonnade Restaurant is a family friendly breakfast stop where kids under 6 eat free and kids 6 to 12 are half price. Sundays they serve up a hearty, delicious breakfast buffet. Pluto’s Pizzeria is the place to go for ooey-gooey good pizza, Stromboli and panzerotti. They are open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. or midnight on weekends. Café Sinclair’s is another breakfast option, serving everything from just fruit on a plate to eggs and bacon.

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»More Dining Options

More Dining Options

On weekends, guests can enjoy luncheons at the Café as well. Hagen’s Clubhouse Restaurant is located at the Donald Ross Golf Course and offers a casual menu and scenic views of the course. Guests will find steaks, seafood and simple items like soup or salad. The Mansion at the Pete Dye Course is a wonderful lunch option at one of the highest points of Indiana, which means the view is spectacular! Seating is limited so it is best to call ahead. Casino Park Grill is open basically 24 hours per day and offers guests a way to enjoy a meal without worry about time. The place is rich with baseball history and charm and offers quick service for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

For quick, grab and go foods, guests can head to French Lick Mercantile or Xandau Coffee & Creamery. There is coffee, tea and other beverages to choose from as well as quick snacks for on the go, including pastries, sandwiches and ice cream.

Room service is available at both hotels located on the resort property. Guests can choose from a wide selection of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack items to enjoy in the privacy of their own rooms.

Power Plant Bar & Grill is THE spot for guests to enjoy a cocktail, live entertainment and great socialization. They also feature a menu of sandwiches, salads, soups and pub-fare. The historic charm of this lively hotspot has guests returning over and over. They are open Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Ballard’s in the Atrium is a sophisticated bar/lounge under the dome and features many signature drinks such as the West Baden Signature Bloody Mary. Guests will love the ambience created by the skylights in the atrium for an outdoors feeling. They are open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. except Friday and Saturday until 1 a.m.

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»Spa

Spa

The French Lick Resort is home to two world-class spas, The Spa at French Lick and The Spa at West Baden. The surrounding area is known for the miraculous healing waters of the natural springs and these spas continue on that path of natural healing, wellness and relaxation. The Spa at French Licks is an American-style spa featuring 28 treatment rooms and offering an extensive menu of services including the Pluto Mineral Bath.

Manicures, massages, facials and services for the gentlemen are all available at this luxurious spa. The Spa West Baden is European-inspired and will have guests feeling as if they are visiting Paris or London. There are 12 treatment rooms as well as an indoor lap pool and fitness center to complete a day of rest, relaxation and wellness. It is recommended to make advanced reservations at both spas.

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»Family Vacation Idea & Weddings

Family Vacation Idea & Weddings

Families with children will love their visit to French Licks Resort. Kidsfest is available daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (9 p.m. on weekends) and offers a ton of fun for kids to enjoy. The activities department organizes outdoor games, crafts, and video games for kids aged 5 to 12 to take part in. There is an additional fee for this service. Children older or younger may attend with parental supervision.

From mid-November to early January families and children will enjoy 50 Days of Lights where kids can decorate Christmas cookies, hear stories read by Mrs. Claus, enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights and even building a toy.

During winter break, there is Winter Fest which keeps families busy with loads of indoor wintery fun including an indoor snowball fight, talent show and movie and popcorn nights. There is even an indoor bouncy castle to burn off extra energy.

Weddings

Planning a wedding at the French Lick Resort means the day will be unforgettable and exactly what every couple dreams of. There are many different venue options from the beautifully manicured gardens, to the grand ballroom and the stunning Atrium at West Baden. Both small, intimate affairs and large, extravagant soirees can be accommodated. The planning staff works tirelessly to ensure each wedding runs smoothly from planning to the day after. They can recommend and arrange most of the wedding vendors needed to create a magical day.

Meetings and conferences are also welcome at the resort to create a business affair that employees can actually enjoy. Groups of many sizes can be accommodated from small, boardroom meetings to large conferences.

Golf enthusiasts will love the world-renowned golf courses at the French Lick Resort. There are three courses to choose from including the Peter Dye Course, The Donald Ross Course and The Valley Links Course which is a conversion from the 18 hole Tom Bendelow Valley course. These courses offer a day of golf for golfers of all skill levels and experience. The scenic views of the hillside and beautiful greenery add to the enjoyment. Golfers can rent clubs or buy equipment at the on-site pro shops and even grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurants all within a stone’s throw of the resort.

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»Plan this Vacation

Plan this Vacation

An added special feature of the French Lick Resort is the casino on-site. Guests can enjoy gaming fun 24 hours a day and even grab a bite to eat. It’s a 51,000 square foot Vegas-style casino offering slots, table games and luxurious high-limit room. There is often live entertainment to enjoy and guests will also appreciate the largest non-smoking area in Indiana. The 27 foot ceilings and spacious floor plan never feel cramped or crowded and guests can enjoy simple gaming for as little as 25 cents a spin.

8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432, website, Phone: +18-88-936-93-60

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French Lick Resort in Indiana