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.
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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 isn't 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, there's always something happening nearby. When you're 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 you're here for business, leisure, or you're 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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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $25 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.
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There was nobody available to check us in for approx. 15-20 minutes. Upon arrival there was a sign saying they stepped away and to use the phone on the right to call. I called several times and the...
By Deanna S
We always choose this location because they have a restaurant lounge, indoor pool, workout area, clean & nice rooms, and the best breakfast overall. We also like the clothes from somebody of shopping...
Saint Louis, Missouri on 17-Feb-2020
My daughter and I visited SIU. We drove 5 hours and arrived at 11PM The front desk was very nice and quick. The room was clean and pillows were so soft. We sell well. We checked out at 9am. That was...
First time at a Best Western. Room and bed were good, breakfast was sub par fake eggs, biscuits and gravy. Room walls were thin; heard the conversation in the next room. Convenient location, close...
By Paul G
Chicago, Illinois on 10-Nov-2019
I stayed here during a road trip vacation as it was near Giant City State Park, i had made my reservation online several days before. First, the front desk clerk advised that there was NO WIFI. You...