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Best Western Saluki Inn

AAA - 2 Diamond

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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!

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801 N Giant City Road
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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801 N Giant City Road
United States

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 490 traveller reviews
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One night stay for SIU visit

28/07/2019 Capttravel, Honolulu, Hawaii

Stayed here one night while I was in town for a SIU college visit. Staff was friendly, room was clean, shower was good. No complaints. The free breakfast was a nice touch. The food was hot and they ... more


Most Violated Experience ever

19/07/2019 Voyager22519403697,

A male housekeeper walked in my room 8:30 in the morning while I was changing clothes. He had a master key but he didn't knock or make an annoucement. He saw my husband and granddaughters leave and ju... more

Owner Response
BFoster6611, General Manager at Best Western Saluki Inn, responded to this review
We deeply apologize that this was your experience with us. We have updated and implemented policies and made many changes since this occurred in order to guarantee that this will never happen again. We know that this feeling is not something easily forgotten; if there is anything further that we can do, please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly.

fun trip to southern Illinois

15/07/2019 indianaNurse10, indiana

Group of us stayed here because we rode down on cycles. Our plan was to eat at a BBQ place in town and was told about another place for ribs and went there instead. The Hotel was wonderful. Frank gree... more


Great place to stay

19/06/2019 christyh1111, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

I would definitely return to this hotel. The price for the great accommodations was good. Very clean and inviting. Good service. Elevator for upper floors. Nice breakfast in the morning. Easy ac... more

Owner Response
BFoster6611, General Manager at Best Western Saluki Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for taking time to leave this review for us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Great Location needs some improvements

30/04/2019 Sunshine09022524544, Bloomington, Indiana

Great value & location. Needs some small improvements. Needs a serious deep clean, room had a few issues (broken curtain, bathroom door didn't latch, chip in the bathtub) We are scheduled to stay a... more

Owner Response
BFoster6611, General Manager at Best Western Saluki Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for this feedback; we truly appreciate you letting us know where we fell short and where we can improve. We have developed a plan of action to address these issues throughout our property and have been able to make some improvements to our deep cleaning and preventative maintenance programs. We do hope that you will give us another opportunity to provide you with a great experience.