Carbondale IL Hotels | BEST WESTERN Saluki Inn | Southern Illinois


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801 N Giant City Road
Carbondale, Illinois 62902-6423
United States


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Hotel Overview

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!

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
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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Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Another good stay!”
By tarajo23
Illinois on 04-Mar-18

This is the 4th or 5th time we have stayed at this particular hotel. Again, it was a good stay. We stayed with a high school wrestling team. The rooms were all clean. The beds were comfortable. The...

“Nice area.”
By Dave P
on 08-Jan-18

Nice basic hotel room. Good hot and cold breakfast. Far from campus. Very close to shopping and a multitude of chain restaurants. Easy on and off the interstate. Make reservations VERY early for...

“Nice Overnight Vist”
By Kim H
Saint Louis, Missouri on 07-Jan-18

We stayed here while attending the Murphysboro Apple Festival. Rooms were very clean and the location is convenient and along the Carbondale shopping strip. Our visit included a free breakfast...

“Perfect Stay”
By mcf3490
Fenton, Missouri on 02-Jan-18

I was pleasantly pleased with every aspect of the hotel & its amenities. We ate in the lounge & played the slots. The breakfast was delicious & filling. We utilized the internet & had family come by...

“Clean, like new!”
By Samantha P
Saint Louis, Missouri on 31-Dec-17

I was told this property was recently renovated and I wasn’t disappointed! Very clean, modern, and comfortable. Breakfast could have been better, but you can’t go wrong with fresh waffles. The...


Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 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.
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • 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
  • Business center
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking, hours 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • 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
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  • Cable or satellite television, CNN or other 24 hour news station in guest room
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Dataports
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair
  • Spa available

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
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