The "Multi-Award " winning Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - Mt. Vernon/Rend Lake is "Southern Illinois Premier hotel"; home to Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Continental Tire, Walgreen's Distribution Center, & Good Samaritan Hospital. Enjoy a day on the greens of Rend Lake Golf Course, "Golf Digest - Best for 5 years straight" or take a tour of one of the many area wineries including GenKota and Pheasant Hollow. Enjoy the foliage of the area, shop some of the best Antique stores around and relax knowing you are but a half day's drive from Graceland-Home of Elvis Presley. Enjoy our complimentary continental breakfast featuring, our delicious Ham, Egg & Cheddar Breakfast Quiche and Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwich. Other breakfast favorites are still available too! The area is loaded with the best lakes for fishing and enjoyment, not to mention some great hiking and nature trails for your enjoyment. Located at Exit #95 off of I-57, only minutes away from Rend Lake Recreation Center, and Rend Lake College.