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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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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 374 traveller reviews
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2 night stay

19/02/2017 MoreyD3626, Chicago, Illinois

It was clean, the staff was pleasant and the location near SIU is ideal. It's not fancy and definitely not luxury but the hotel served us well. Near restaurants, movies and the mall. The location is a... more


Successful Stay

16/02/2017 geoffm222, Knoxville, United States

Enjoyed everyone affiliated with the hotel. One of the maids was disrespectful for a few minutes but didn't ruin our stay. Have a new restaurant on site which will really boost up guest attraction. Es... more


Instant coffee, pool was closed because of ph level, sad breakfast, noisy!

12/02/2017 judydI5816HK, Carbondale, Illinois

We stayed on Thurs. evening the 9th of Feb. 2017 and requested a quiet room. At 4:00 in the morning the garbage trucks were emptying the huge steel receptacles dropping them on the ground and this we... more

Owner Response
Brittany F, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Saluki Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to let us now how your stay was. On behalf of my entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding or even meeting your expectations during your time with us. I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you directly about your stay, if you could contact me via email at bwsigm@wnwhospitality.com or via phone at (618)351-6611.

Excellent rooms and staff

10/02/2017 kellygI6873WQ, carbondale, United States

Very clean rooms, nice helpful staff, nice pool, There is a bar/grill right outside lobby. it was very good. We were 100% satisfied with our stay. I would highly recommend this hotel. Restaurants a... more



08/02/2017 894gretad, Carbondale, United States

My room was not cleaned the 2 nights I stayed. I believe there was a shortage of housekeeping staff. I went to the front desk and got towels,soap etc and the person (Gaby , Emily and others) were grea... more

Owner Response
Brittany F, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Saluki Inn, responded to this review
I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't receive service for your room during your stay. We are using this feedback to ensure that this doesn't happen again and appreciate that you let us know about it. We hope you will stay with us again in the future to see the changes and improvements we have made.