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Carbondale Illinois Accommodations

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The Carbondale center is approximately the area of Carbondale Amtrak Station and the area of Memorial Hospital Carbondale.

Carbondale is a small city in Illinois that's about two hours southeast of Saint Louis, Missouri. It's situated in the Southern Illinois region that's sometimes called Little Egypt. The city was founded in 1852 because of railroad construction in the area. Today, it's known as the home of Southern Illinois University and a popular spot for a variety of outdoor recreational activities. If you're interested in visiting Carbondale, you'll find plenty of hotels that will provide a comfortable stay. More from this guide...

Carbondale Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites in Carbondale 700 East Main St., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
Train Inn
+1-888-305-3366
406 East Stoker St., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
+1-800-881-1523
801 East Main St., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • 2-star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 03:00
Super 8 1180 East Main St., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Low Cost hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • High comfort
  • Noisy a/c
Best Western Saluki Inn in Carbondale 801 North Giant City Rd., Carbondale, IL 62902
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Quality Inn - Carbondale
+1-866-429-5787
1415 East Main St., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Two-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Great location
  • Wonderful sightseeing
Holiday Inn Carbondale Conference Center 2300 Reed Station Pkwy., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Midscale Rural hotel
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Restaurant was excellent
  • Clean bed
From$114
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Comfort Inn & Suites - Carbondale
+1-888-690-5247
2400 Reed Station Pkwy., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$70
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Hampton Inn 2175 Reed Station Pkwy., Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Mid-scale Rural property
  • 80 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Free Wifi
  • Yummy breakfast
From$120
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Americas Best Value Inn Murphysboro / Carbondale : 128 East Walnut St. 128 East Walnut St., Murphysboro, IL 62966 ~7.16 miles west of Carbondale
  • 2 star property
  • Hotel has 39 rooms
Comfort Suites : 2608 West Main 2608 West Main, Marion, IL 62959 ~13.07 miles east of Carbondale
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 64 rooms in hotel
  • Front desk were quite pleasant
  • Popular among families
Drury Inn Marion in Marion 2706 West Deyoung, Marion, IL 62959 ~13.63 miles east of Carbondale
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
  • Friendly service
  • Great pool
Hampton Inn - Marion 2710 West Deyoung, Marion, IL 62959 Website ~13.65 miles east of Carbondale
  • Mid-scale Rural hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Marion in Marion 1400 Champion Dr., Marion, IL 62959 ~13.77 miles east of Carbondale
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Professional service
  • High comfort
From$94
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Country Inn & Suites : 1306 Halfway Rd. 1306 Halfway Rd., Marion, IL 62959 ~13.80 miles east of Carbondale
  • Three Star Airport hotel
  • 18 suites in hotel
  • World class service
  • Excellent staff
From$79
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Quality Inn & Suites
+1-888-305-3366
2600 West Main, Marion, IL 62959 ~13.89 miles east of Carbondale
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 1 out of 2 guests said rooms were dirty
  • Great shower
Super 8 Marion - Marion 2601 Vernell Rd., Marion, IL 62959 ~13.90 miles east of Carbondale
  • 2 star Rural hotel
  • Check in time: 2:00pm
  • Best value for money
  • Poor WiFi reception
Holiday Inn Express & Suites : 2609 Blue Heron Dr. 2609 Blue Heron Dr., Marion, IL 62959 ~13.92 miles east of Carbondale
  • 3-star property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$100
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Best Western Plus Marion Hotel 400 Comfort Dr., Marion, IL 62959 ~14.03 miles east of Carbondale
  • 3-star Highway property
  • 3 floors in property
Americas Best Value Inn : 1802 Bittle Place 1802 Bittle Place, Marion, IL 62959 ~14.68 miles east of Carbondale
  • Two-star property
  • 65 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Econo Lodge in Marion 1806 Bittle Place, Marion, IL 62959 ~14.70 miles east of Carbondale
  • Economical Lake hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Amenities are not the best
  • For 72%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard
Comfort Inn in Marion 2403 Black Diamond Dr., Marion, IL 62959 ~15.50 miles east of Carbondale
  • Mid-scale Golf Course hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Awesome vibe
  • Best value for money
Super 8 Anna - Anna 100 Richview Dr., Anna, IL 62906-2234 ~18.09 miles south of Carbondale
  • Two star hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Americas Best Value Inn 1001 Factory Outlet Blvd., West Frankfort, IL 62896 ~18.68 miles northeast of Carbondale
  • Low priced property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Average beds
  • Vibe is not too good
Super 8 Motel - Du Quoin 1010 S.jefferson Ave., Du Quoin, IL 62832 ~18.69 miles north of Carbondale
  • Cheap hotel
  • 38 rooms in property
  • Rooms are not good
  • Keys wouldn't work
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When to Visit Carbondale, IL

Carbondale sees four distinct seasons throughout the year, and summer is by far the most popular season for visitors. From June to August, Carbondale sees average high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s Fahrenheit. While this season is the ideal time to get outside and enjoy the sights around Carbondale, you'll have a hard time finding any hotel deals.

However, if you can plan your visit to Carbondale in the fall, you'll start to see lower hotel prices. September starts out with average highs in the lower 80s, and by November, those highs are in the upper 50s. Just keep in mind that Carbondale can start to see trace amounts of snow by November.

When you're looking for the lowest hotel prices of the year, you need to visit Carbondale in the winter. Just be prepared for some chilly weather. December through February sees average highs in the 40s, average lows in the 20s, and around 2 to 4 inches of snowfall a month. However, if you don't mind this type of weather, your reward is a great deal on hotel prices.

Spring is another pleasant time of year to see Carbondale. While average highs in March start out in the upper 50s, by May, they've reached the mid-70s. Keep in mind that spring is the wettest season of the year, so consider packing a raincoat. Luckily, hotels don't start raising prices for summer visitors until late May.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Carbondale, IL:

seasonality of hotel rates in Carbondale

Carbondale by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Carbondale, IL. You can use these charts to calculate the most cost effective dates to stay in Carbondale during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Carbondale, IL

If you're interested in an unforgettable stay, the luxury hotel options near Carbondale can make it happen. The Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis is a modern and upscale hotel situated northwest of Carbondale. The spacious rooms here feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer impressive views of the city. You'll also find a flat-screen television, iPod docking station, and free wireless internet access. When you're hungry, the on-site restaurant, Cielo Restaurant & Bar, serves delicious Italian meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Or you can dine in the convenience of your own room with the 24-hour room service.

The Westin St. Louis is also situated northwest of Carbondale. The luxurious rooms come with welcoming amenities that include a 37-inch flat-screen television, coffee maker, minibar, and hypoallergenic pillows. You can unwind with one of the in-room spa treatments or work up a sweat at the full-service fitness center. When it's time to eat, the Clark Street Grill is located in the lobby of the hotel and serves New American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Or take advantage of the 24-hour room service to dine in the comfort of your room.

Affordable Hotel Options in Carbondale, IL

3 Star Average Prices: $99.39

Check out the affordable hotel options in Carbondale to keep more money in your travel budget during your stay. Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Carbondale is just over a mile from the Southern Illinois University and 9 miles from the General John A Logan Museum. The simple rooms at this pet-friendly hotel come with expanded cable television channels, free wireless internet access, and complimentary local calls. You can start each morning with the free continental breakfast or check out some of the nearby restaurants.

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites is conveniently located directly on East Main Street. Every guest room at the hotel comes with free wireless internet access, a minifridge, microwave, coffee maker, and cable television. If you need to get some work done during your stay, the hotel offers a business center that includes a fax machine, copy machine, and computers. You can also take advantage of the complimentary continental breakfast and free parking. Plus, if you're traveling with your pets, you'll be happy to know they're welcome at the hotel.

Super 8 Carbondale is just a six-minute drive from downtown Carbondale and 3 miles from Evergreen Park. At this pet-friendly hotel, you'll enjoy rooms that include cable television channels, microwaves, minifridges, coffee makers, and free wireless internet access. Families will also appreciate that children can stay free when sharing a room with an adult. For your convenience, the hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, free on-site parking, and a complimentary continental breakfast.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Carbondale

2 Star Average Prices: $61.40

2 Star Hotel Prices in Carbondale

Where are the real discounts in Carbondale

If you're interested in saving some money during your trip to Carbondale, there are several hotels in the area that offer good discounts. At Best Western Saluki Inn, military members, veterans, and government personnel can get discounts of 10 percent or more off the best available room rate. Additionally, AAA and CAA members can take advantage of 10 percent or more in savings. Finally, AARP members and seniors 55 years and older are also eligible for special savings on their room rates.

Days Inn & Suites Carbondale also offers opportunities for saving money during your stay. Seniors 60 years and older can enjoy special discounts on the best available rate. Plus, AARP members are able to get 10 percent discount off their room rate. Auto club members can also save 10 percent or more when they stay at Days Inn. Eligible government employees can take advantage of per diem rates during their stay. Finally, everyone staying at the hotel can enjoy the complimentary breakfast, free wireless internet access, and indoor pool.

Best Value Options in Carbondale, IL

Stay at one of the value option hotels in Carbondale to enjoy nice amenities at an affordable price. When you're interested in being near the Southern Illinois Airport and Southern Illinois University, Holiday Inn Carbondale-Conference Center puts you just a few miles from both. The modern rooms come with desks, free wireless internet access, coffee makers, minifridges, microwaves, and 32-inch flat-screen televisions. If you're looking to keep fit with your daily workout, there's an indoor pool and fitness center at the hotel. You'll also find free parking, a business center, and an on-site restaurant.

Hampton Inn Carbondale is just a few miles from fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities at Crab Orchard Lake. All the rooms come with convenient features that include custom-designed beds, full desks, lap desks for working on the bed, free wireless internet access, coffee makers, and 32-inch flat-screen televisions. If you're in a hurry in the morning, take advantage of the free weekday breakfast to-go bag. Otherwise, sit down and enjoy the complimentary daily hot breakfast. The hotel also offers a fitness center, heated indoor pool, free parking, and business center.

A stay at Drury Inn Marion puts you 4 miles from Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge. Here you'll find traditional rooms that come with free wireless internet access, flat-screen televisions, desks, minifridges, microwaves, and coffee makers. Start your morning right, with a free hot breakfast, and when the day is over, stop by for the complimentary evening social, with drinks and snacks. You'll also find an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, guest laundry facilities, and 24-hour business center at the hotel.

Things to Do in Carbondale, IL

No matter where you plan on staying in Carbondale, you'll find plenty of unique activities to experience around the area. If you'd like to get outside and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery, consider heading about 11 miles south of Carbondale to Giant City State Park. Here you'll find numerous nature trails for hikers of every skill level, that will take you past some amazing rock formations and through old forests. There are also two spots within the park that allow rock climbing and rappelling.

If you're traveling with children, take some time to explore the Science Center of Southern Illinois. This hands-on children's museum lets kids who range in age from babies to teens explore several areas of science, with plenty of different exhibits. The center also hosts a monthly Grown Up's Night Out program where parents can drop off their kids for an evening of science activities while they enjoy a little alone time.

Another good place to take children is the Jeremy "Boo" Rochman Memorial Park, sometimes called the Dungeons and Dragons Park. Built in memory of Jeremy Rochman, who loved playing Dungeons and Dragons as a kid, the park features a large castle that's actually a jungle gym with a maze, secret tunnels, towers, and bridges. You'll also find climbable dragons, sculptures of wizards and gnomes, and grounds that showcase flowers and trees.

When you take a trip to Carbondale, you'll find a lovely city full of exciting things to see and do. You'll also discover plenty of hotels that have all the amenities you need, at the price you're looking for, so you can have a relaxing and comfortable stay.

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