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.
Overall this place is pretty nice. The staff is what makes this place. Thanks to the check in woman and the woman who works the restaurant. You made us feel important and that made our stay top...
Middletown, Delaware on 11-Jan-2019
clean but needs quite a bit maintenance in guest rooms & guest bathrooms. Pool room very dark, for safety reasons I suggest more lighting. Young kids were swimming without supervision. Lots of places...
By Vicki R
Bethalto, United States on 07-Jan-2019
Very clean and nice older hotel. Staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. An excellent breakfast every morning. Pool was a little cool, but clean. Even with several basketball teams there at the...
Mason, Michigan on 31-Dec-2018
I stayed here on business for about a week. The hotel is in a good location, close to restaurants and shopping. The staff are very friendly and accommodating however the hotel is extremely dirty...
Washington DC, District of Columbia on 13-Dec-2018
Hotel was very clean. Staff were friendly and helpful. The beds are comfy and the decor is up to date. Breakfast is pretty good and they have plenty of coffee. The hotel is close to SIU. I'll...