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Whether guests are attending homecoming, graduation or an alumni event at Southern Illinois University, or if they enjoy the great outdoors, our Carbondale, Illinois hotel provides the perfect escape.

Giant City State Park and Cedar Orchid Lake are both nearby popular destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy a day of water recreation, hiking, biking or birding. We are located just minutes from the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail featuring over 12 award winning wineries, restaurants, antique stores and eclectic shops.

Our great location near Southern Illinois University makes it easy for visiting faculty or staff or for students to get to class. However, our Carbondale hotel isnt just about prime real estate. We take caring for our guests seriously, which is why we combine a great value and competitive price with the best amenities. Our heated indoor pool is accessible year-round. Our complementary breakfast includes eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausages, waffles, a selection of breakfast breads and pastries, hot and cold cereal, yogurt and fresh fruits. Chilled juices and 100 Arabica coffee are the perfect complement.

Special annual events also draw a crowd to the region. From the Street Machine Auto Parade to the Sunset Concert Series happening throughout the university, theres always something happening nearby. When youre in the heart of Carbondale, the exciting events at the university are at your doorstep. Football and basketball games, lectures and concerts are just a few of the big attractions.

Best Western Carbondale is known for friendly staff members who always go above and beyond to provide guests with a great experience. Also the home of the Salukis from Southern Illinois University, school pride runs strong here. Whether youre here for business, leisure, or youre visiting a student, depend on us to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

Book your room minutes from the university at the Best Western Saluki Inn right now! Reservations including May 12 and 13, 2017 have a 30 day cancellation requirement. After April 11, 2017, one nights room and tax will be charged. Non-refundable.

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801 N Giant City Road
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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801 N Giant City Road
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What's nearby?


  • 10.00 mile(s) from Marion

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Cape Girardeau, Missouri

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Paducah, Kentucky

  • 140 mile(s) from Saint Louis, Missouri

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Verizon

  • 2.00 mile(s) from SIU, Southern Illinois University-home of the Saluki

  • 3.00 mile(s) from John A. Logan, community college

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 365 traveller reviews
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Great location great price helpful staff

16/01/2017 Lori G, East Peoria, Illinois

We stay here every weekend during SIU women's basketball season home games . Clean , friendly great location . Ms Emily was awesome helpful and kind . Will continue to stay here good value for the mon... more


Softball Trip

16/01/2017 smithsontk, Paducah

Excellent stay, Staff went above and beyond to accommodate the team, including coming in early, to prepare breakfast for our team. Also they allowed us to use breakfast area to eat pizza, after playin... more


Questioning the cleanliness of my room.

12/01/2017 tarajo23, Illinois

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel several different times when in Carbondale for wrestling tournaments. I do believe every time we have stayed we have been on the bottom floor. This time we w... more


Number 1 in Carbondale?

10/01/2017 DMidwestTraveler, Algonquin Il.

The desk attendant was pleasant. Unfortunately this Best Western hotel has many miles on it. The room we had was stall and felt unclean. The bed linens were old, worn and had an unclean odor. The gen... more


Two week stay

07/01/2017 pamchuilahungyo, New Delhi, India

The rooms are just the right size, cozy but spacious enough. There's a microwave and iron in the room. Laundry facilities available. Walmart and other shops are within 5 minute walking distance. Sout... more