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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 454 traveller reviews
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Clean & Comfortable Hotel

23/04/2018 Dr_Xaos, Palatine, Illinois

Building is well maintained and various areas are kept clean. They have a swimming pool and an exercise room as well as an area for serving breakfast in the morning. Bedroom was decent sized and had ... more


Checks all the Boxes

13/04/2018 RJay4, Indiana

For me the Saluki Inn checked all the boxes: * Clean room, very comfortable bed * Friendly, pleasant staff * Refrigerator, microwave, quiet HAVC unit on which the fan can run continously * Sink outsid... more


Great staff and super clean room

02/04/2018 MsAbloh, Aurora, Illinois

I enjoyed my overnight stay. The staff was friendly and even suggested events for my family to enjoy in town. The only disappointment was the pool was not available because it was being repaired. My s... more

Owner Response
Brittany F, General Manager at Best Western Saluki Inn, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review for us! We know that our pool issue was a disappointment for your family and our other guests, but we are working hard to make the necessary repairs and will have it back up very soon!

Decent hotel

02/04/2018 vacationmomma5,

Decent hotel. Close to SIU which was the purpose of our visit. A bit pricey for quality of hotel. Bathroom could have been cleaned better upon arrival but the rest of the room was clean. Nice to have... more

Owner Response
Brittany F, General Manager at Best Western Saluki Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for letting us know where we can improve. We will take your feedback and use it to help in further training our housekeeping staff and inspectors

Another good stay!

04/03/2018 tarajo23, Illinois

This is the 4th or 5th time we have stayed at this particular hotel. Again, it was a good stay. We stayed with a high school wrestling team. The rooms were all clean. The beds were comfortable. The fr... more

Owner Response
Brittany F, General Manager at Best Western Saluki Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for staying with us again! We're sorry to hear that you couldn't get service in our restaurant; we're making some positive changes in Manny's, so we hope you'll give it another chance during your next trip!