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.
We stayed here the weekend of our wedding. The rooms, staff, breakfast, and bar were all great and service was fantastic. However, a few days later we did get a $250 charge for smoking in our room...
By Allie G
In town for a wedding. Had a great stay at the Best Western. I would recomend this place to anyone. It was clean, comfortable and staffed by very nice people. Not a problem at all in fact it was a...
By Kenneth B
Braidwood on 30-Apr-2018
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...
Palatine, Illinois on 23-Apr-2018
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
Indiana on 13-Apr-2018
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...