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On the Shawnee Wine Trail
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8.84 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Pamona cabin

"Clean, new, comfortable. Relaxing, beautiful"…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

On the Shawnee Wine Trail
The Refuge Bungalow on the Beautiful Shawnee Wine Trail!
The price is $105 per night
8.12 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Close and convenient to wineries and other attractions

"Had a great time, very neat setup. Will definitely book again."…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

The Refuge Bungalow on the Beautiful Shawnee Wine Trail!
Stunning Executive Estate with pool in Quiet Carbondale Neighborhood
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2.34 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Carbondale pool house

"Great property in a nice neighborhood. Nice fenced back yard with pool....too bad it was too early in the year to enjoy it. Loved the pool and ping-pong tables in the basement. Good WiFi. Comfortable beds. Nicely furnished. Great place to stay in Carbondale, IL."…"

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2020

Stunning Executive Estate with pool in Quiet Carbondale Neighborhood
The Refuge Cottage on The Shawnee Wine Trail
The price is $80 per night
8.14 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect spot for relaxing getaway

"My wife and I had a great time in the area. The rental was perfect for us - secluded yet 10 mins drive to anything you need. We enjoyed playing some of the board games provided, building a fire at the fire pit, swinging in tire swing, eating on screened porch, and morning coffee on the back deck ..."…"

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

The Refuge Cottage on The Shawnee Wine Trail
Cozy 3 Bedroom N. Carbondale with drive & backyard
The price is $85 per night
0.49 mi from city center
Cozy 3 Bedroom N. Carbondale with drive & backyard
Carbondale 2 Bedroom
Carbondale, IL
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0.58 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
carbondale

"Property was as advertised. It was close to our meeting location. We could not figure out how to get shower to work but tub was fine."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Carbondale 2 Bedroom
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
1.24 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,008 reviews)

"I loved how kind the manager was. Very helpful. However, our room was not the greatest for the simple fact that the curtains are very see through and we’re located right next to a dealership with plenty of bright lights. The room was illuminated the entire night."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale
Carbondale Value Inn & Suites
1.5 out of 5
700 E Main St, Carbondale, IL
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0.58 mi from city center
2.8/5 (4 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

Carbondale Value Inn & Suites
Best Western Saluki Inn
2.5 out of 5
801 N Giant City Rd, Carbondale, IL
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The price is $86 per night
1.8 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (924 reviews)

"Nice employees and very clean. It is close to the SIU campus."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Best Western Saluki Inn
Home2 Suites by Hilton Carbondale
2.5 out of 5
200 W Elm St, Carbondale, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $123 per night
0.18 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (113 reviews)

"Centrally located. Safe. Clean. Good price. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

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Visiting Carbondale

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Carbondale, and visitors give high marks for the college vibe, top-notch restaurants, and shopping. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its sporting events. Top sights in the city include Shawnee National Forest and Rend Lake.

  • There are 79 hotels and other accommodations in Carbondale
  • The closest major airport is in Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), 39.5 mi (63.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Carbondale

Cultural venues in the city include Veterans Military Museum, Benton Civic Center, and General John A. Logan Museum. Families come for attractions such as Williamson County Fairgrounds, Franklin County Fairgrounds, and Pinckneyville Fairgrounds. The city is notable for landmarks like Railroaders Memorial, Tower Square Plaza, and Coal Miner's Memorial Park.

In Carbondale, there are 79 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marion Northeast - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Marion I-57 - Our customers like the overall value and pool at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free parking.
  • Hampton Inn Carbondale - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and convenient parking.

Other top sights in Carbondale include Shawnee National Forest and Rend Lake.

Getting Around Carbondale

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Carbondale Station or Du Quoin Station. Carbondale might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Carbondale

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 63°F during the day and 23°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 39°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 89°F with nighttime averages of 49°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 76°F and nighttime averages of 23°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Carbondale is 47.17 inches
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 25°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Carbondale?
Drury Inn Marion is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Marion Northeast and Hampton Inn Carbondale as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Carbondale, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Carbondale.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Carbondale?
For more information about updating your trip to Carbondale or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget 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 Econo Lodge and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Carbondale?
Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale is a property with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Americas Best Value Inn West Frankfort and Comfort Inn & Suites Marion I-57. Attractions like Williamson County Fairgrounds and Franklin County Fairgrounds are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Carbondale?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Best Western Saluki Inn and Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Southern Illinois University?
Pool House in Carbondale’s Historic Arbor District - Jump Off to the Wine Trail is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this guesthouse offers private pools and a game room. It’s located just a short 1 mi (1.6 km) from Southern Illinois University. Other good choices within a few miles include Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale and Best Western Saluki Inn.
What about the best place to stay near DuQuoin State Fairgrounds?
One of the top choices for your stay is Fairgrounds Inn, located a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Budget Inn Du Quoin, located just 0.7 mi (1.1 km) away, is another good option for your stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Carbondale?
Super 8 by Wyndham Marion is a property featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is Quality Inn And Suites if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. Visit Kokopelli Golf Club or Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in Carbondale?
Best Western Marion Hotel is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Best Western Saluki Inn and Hampton Inn Marion.
What is the best spa hotel in Carbondale?
Drury Inn Marion is a top spa hotel featuring an indoor pool and a fitness center. Kick back and relax in the spa tub. Other popular spa hotels in Carbondale include Econo Lodge and Best Western Marion Hotel.
What's the best place to stay near Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport (CGI)?
Candlewood Suites Cape Girardeau is one of the top choices for your stay and is a popular hotel, featuring an indoor pool and free WiFi. It’s located 4.4 mi (7 km) from Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport.

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