Only Hotel in area that offered smoking rooms
Posted May 11, 2016
The hotel is conveniently located 5 minutes from SIU campus. Awesome! Only hotel in area with choice of smoking rooms which was a pleasant surprise, however, as like all businesses, us smokers are treated like pariahs. The room was clean but in desperate need of updates. I have stayed in 5 star hotels where smokers are sent out into the cold, rain, snow, sleet, and dark via doors that are just about desolate of humans and I feel extremely unsafe. They don't want our smoke but sure do LOVE our money! EconoLodge in Carbondale allows me to sit in my nice dry, warm, cool, well lit room and actually be safe! Would highly recommend to smokers who don't mind a little less modern facility. This hotel is our #1 choice for visits with our daughter in college!