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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL
2.5 out of 5
1306 Halfway Road, Marion, IL
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The price is $80 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"A nice enough hotel managing things well during covid."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL
Baymont by Wyndham Marion
2.5 out of 5
2608 W Main St, Marion, IL
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The price is $60 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
4.2/5Excellent! (748 reviews)

"No complaints. Exactly as advertised and pictured. Nice staff"…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Marion
Best Western Marion Hotel
2.5 out of 5
400 Comfort Dr, Marion, IL
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The price is $60 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
4.1/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"The room was very clean but the person who checked us in was not at all friendly nor very helpful. She acted like she didn’t like her job."…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Best Western Marion Hotel
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Best Western Saluki Inn
2.5 out of 5
801 N Giant City Rd, Carbondale, IL
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The price is $65 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.1/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"The room was very clean. It was great to have a refrigerator and microwave."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Best Western Saluki Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Marion
2 out of 5
2601 Vernell Rd, Marion, IL
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The price is $50 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
4/5Very Good! (989 reviews)
Very Good Experience

"For an economy hotel this was a very good place to stay. The price was reasonable the staff was friendly and the room was clean and comfortable. We were traveling around Shawnee and this was a nice central location. I wasn’t looking for a lot of amenities because we were away from 9:00AM until 10:00 ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Marion
Quality Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5
2600 W Main St, Marion, IL
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The price is $59 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
3.8/5Good! (861 reviews)
Affordable Motel

"Economical motel with easy highway access."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Quality Inn And Suites
Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale
2 out of 5
1180 E Main St, Carbondale, IL
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The price is $56 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
3.5/5Good! (1,002 reviews)
Rev Angela Seger

"What a wonderful room!!! If I had been there for fun I would have stayed an extra night"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale
Americas Best Value Inn West Frankfort
2.5 out of 5
1001 Factory Outlet Blvd, West Frankfort, IL
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The price is $60 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
3.5/5Good! (190 reviews)

"We had a comfortable night. The staff was friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn West Frankfort
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
1806 Bittle Place, Marion, IL
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The price is $50 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
3.4/5 (8 reviews)
Ok for a night away!

"The man at the front desk was super nice.! Very accommodating. Room could have used some cleaning. There wasn’t any breakfast by 7am that was only an hour in, and nothing was replenished."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Econo Lodge
Country Garden & Suites
2 out of 5
711 West Main Street, Benton, IL
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The price is $70 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
3.3/5 (179 reviews)

"We enjoy staying at Country Garden and Suites because it's clean and the staff are very nice."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Country Garden & Suites
Super 8 by Wyndham Du Quoin
2 out of 5
1010 South Jefferson, Du Quoin, IL
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The price is $70 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
3.3/5 (235 reviews)

"We liked the location and convenience of the hotel. Appreciated the call regarding the changing of our room. The continental breakfast was very disappointing. Stale food (cereal), luke warm coffee, juice needed lids that fit the crafts. Shortage on towels and toiletries in the room."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham Du Quoin
Americas Best Value Inn Marion, IL
2 out of 5
1802 Bittle Pl, Marion, IL
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The price is $52 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
2.9/5 (322 reviews)
Good

"Its good for the price clean room"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Marion, IL
Quality Inn Carbondale University area
2.5 out of 5
1415 E Main St, Carbondale, IL
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The price is $55 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
2.9/5 (518 reviews)
Hotel is nice.

"My stat was comfortable. The hotel really needs to update the bedding. My comforter and sheets were stained and my room was missing an iron."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Quality Inn Carbondale University area
Carbondale Value Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
700 E Main St, Carbondale, IL
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2.4/5 (5 reviews)

"The shower worked well and the pillows and bed were comfortable. However, there was mold in the bathtub and the bedspread was visibly not clean. You will need to bring your own shampoo. (Also know that the entry door is straight to outside.)"…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

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Cheap Hotels in Carbondale

Carbondale has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Railroaders Memorial, Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center, and General John A. Logan Museum.

If you're hunting for places to stay in Carbondale that won't break the bank, you can take your pick of the area's 16 budget accommodations. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - 1.5-star hotel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and helpful staff.

Super 8 by Wyndham Marion - Customers like this 2-star motel for its good location and overall condition. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Country Hearth Inn - Benton - At this 2-star family-friendly motel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the clean rooms and convenient parking.

Best Western Plus Marion Hotel - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and comfortable rooms.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its overall condition and spacious rooms. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Carbondale

Still choosing trip dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can maximize your time.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average temperature of 88°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 25°F
  • Rainiest months: May, November, June, and April, with an average rainfall of 4.74 inches
  • Driest months: January, February, September, and August, with an average rainfall of 3.14 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Carbondale

Carbondale attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, and then make time for activities that cost very little. If you're looking to enjoy the area's natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Lake Murphysboro State Park, Anna City Park, or Pyramid State Park.

Travelers also like Carbondale for its:
  • University life
  • Sports
  • Wineries

Getting Around Carbondale

The nearest airport is in Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), situated 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), which is 39.5 mi (63.5 km) away. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Carbondale Station or Du Quoin Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Carbondale like for travelers on a budget?
Carbondale has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Shawnee National Forest and Rend Lake, this destination is home to Giant City State Park and Lake of Egypt, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Carbondale?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Marion is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options to stay on the cheap include Americas Best Value Inn West Frankfort and Best Western Marion Hotel.
How many low cost hotels should I expect to find in Carbondale?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 16 budget hotels in Carbondale.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Carbondale?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Carbondale, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 74°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 38°F. Average annual precipitation for Carbondale is 47 inches.
What is there to see and do in Carbondale?
Carbondale attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then plan some activities that cost very little. If you’re eager to get outdoors, you can enjoy the natural setting at Shawnee National Forest, Rend Lake, or Giant City State Park.
How can I get to Carbondale and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Carbondale is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), situated 39.5 mi (63.5 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away. Carbondale might not have many public transportation choices so a rental car could be an economical alternative to see the area.

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