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.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
100% smoke-free hotel
Complimentary full breakfast, includes eggs, pastries, muffins, breakfast meats, cereal, fresh fruit, breads, biscuits and gravy, and juices.
Cocktail lounge Manny's is available for drinks and video gaming daily! Contact the hotel for hours and specials! Now open for lunch!
Indoor pool Heated
Exercise facility, Open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
24-hour front desk
Guest laundry, hours 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Children's activities, video machine
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Cold weather hook-ups
Truck/RV parking, hours 7:00 a.m. to 12:00
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Cable or satellite television, CNN or other 24 hour news station in guest room
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
2.00 mile(s) from Verizon
3.00 mile(s) from Crab Orchard, lake
7.00 mile(s) from Giant City State Park, hiking, sightseeing
Adjacent to Moe's Southwest Grill, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, similar to Chipotle Mexican Grill, alcohol offered.
Adjacent to Buffalo Wild Wings, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, sports events. Bar specials.
Adjacent to Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, one of a kind dining. Hibachi grill.
Across the street from Chili's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, brand new bar and restaurant.
0.05 mile(s) from Applebees Bar and Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
2.00 mile(s) from SIU, Southern Illinois University-home of the Saluki
3.00 mile(s) from John A. Logan, community college
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
16.00 mile(s) from Pomona Winery, winery
45.00 mile(s) from Rend Lake, lake,boating,fishing
50.00 mile(s) from Harrah's Casino, gambling/dining
61.00 mile(s) from Garden of the Gods, hiking,sightseeing,winery