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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 358 traveller reviews
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Friendly staff and clean rooms

01/12/2016 Taara H,

I'm doing a solo cross-country roadtrip as part of a move. I only booked the room 2 hours before showing up. The staff was very friendly, accomodating, and the room was clean. Can't ask for more out o... more


Friendly, clean, good wifi, great breakfast, excellent staff - recommended

27/11/2016 STLTravelDave, St. Louis, MO

This property was a pleasant surprise. I read the TripAdvisor reviews and thought I would give this place a shot. My usual picks in Carbondale are the Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn and this hotel compar... more


Business Visit

24/11/2016 lpcaky, Bozeman, Montana

The people from the front desk to Bar staff were very kind. Not fake, genuine. New bar is not what you would expect in a Best Western. Mini casino, drink specials, kind bartender made our night .He wa... more


Quick trips

23/11/2016 Tim W,

I have stayed here here a couple times recently for quick business trips. The hotel is clean and comfortable. The location is convenient also. I try and be as "economical" as I can while I travel for ... more


Great Hotel in Carbondale!

22/11/2016 akowale2,

I stayed at the Best Western Suites in Carbondale for work and had an excellent experience. The rooms were very clean and the beds were comfortable. Breakfast had a rotating item every day to mix thin... more