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Wi-fi - Jetted Tubs - On the Wine Trail - 2 Houses, 1 Property
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5.69 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Beautiful place to stay and a great location!!

"We booked both properties for our annual Girls Wine Weekend...13th year!! The location was perfect...close to our favorite wineries. The cabins were spacious, very nicely done and has great decks that overlook the countryside. We had a great stay and would recommend it to anyone!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Wi-fi - Jetted Tubs - On the Wine Trail - 2 Houses, 1 Property
On the Wine Trail - Wi-fi - Near Giant City Park - Close to Shawnee Forest!
4.8/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Great pandemic getaway

"Clean and spacious home with everything we needed, amazing view of farmland and Shawnee bluffs from the deck. We enjoyed Shawnee hiking and zip lining nearby. Great experience overall! Thanks for sharing your home with us."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

On the Wine Trail - Wi-fi - Near Giant City Park - Close to Shawnee Forest!
Drury Inn Marion
3 out of 5
2706 W DeYoung St, Marion, IL
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The price is $85 per night
14.68 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (892 reviews)

"Right off the interstate, they allowed pets and food within walking distance."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Drury Inn Marion
Oak Grove Cabins
3 out of 5
413 Oak Grove Rd, Makanda, IL
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4.93 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Awsome cabin and really private. Lots of nice touches. Great coverage for our Verizon hotspot."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019

Oak Grove Cabins
Home2 Suites by Hilton Carbondale
2.5 out of 5
200 W Elm St, Carbondale, IL
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The price is $123 per night
9.05 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (124 reviews)

"The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful! Some bumps getting checked in as we arrived late in the night but nothing to fret over— just a system reboot. The room was nice but the bathroom door was definitely an over site in design. It was nearly impossible to get out of the frame and slide shut ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Home2 Suites by Hilton Carbondale
Cozy Waterfront Cabin at Lake of Egypt
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13.35 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Amazing view!

"Small well stocked home. The view of the lake is Amazing! We loved hanging out and swimming off the dock. Great bar and fire pit area for use at night! Very private secluded feeling. Enjoyed our stay!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Cozy Waterfront Cabin at Lake of Egypt
Best Western Saluki Inn
2.5 out of 5
801 N Giant City Rd, Carbondale, IL
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The price is $90 per night
9.31 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (937 reviews)

"It was clean and employees were friendly. There wasnt anything i didnt like"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Best Western Saluki Inn
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL
2.5 out of 5
1306 Halfway Road, Marion, IL
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The price is $88 per night
14.76 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"Extremely tidy property. Large bathrooms. Visited this location during COVID-19 and the staff and establishment was following local municipal and state guidelines to ensure the safety of consumers. Appropriate documentation upon entering requesting for patrons to follow safety guidelines and employees ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL
Best Western Marion Hotel
2.5 out of 5
400 Comfort Dr, Marion, IL
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The price is $71 per night
14.51 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"I know the covid-19 has alot to do with this but all they had for breakfast was yogurt and juice. To me thats not a breakfast. But we had a blast while visiting my boyfriends kids and sister and grandbabies. The pool and hot tub was awesome!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Best Western Marion Hotel
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
9.14 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (994 reviews)

"It was a decent place to rest my head after a long day of driving. i would not stay at this hotel for long periods of time. The backdoor key entry was very particular and didn't work most of the time. The hotel location was in a so so part of town and I didn't feel comfortable going to my car alone ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Carbondale
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Visiting Makanda

Visitors can enjoy all that Makanda has to offer including the golf courses, restaurants, and parks. This city also attracts tourists with its walkable location.

  • You'll find 56 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Carbondale
  • The closest major airport is in Marion, IL (MWA-Williamson County Regional), 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), 34.2 mi (55.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Makanda

Places to visit in the larger region include Southern Illinois University, Railroaders Memorial, and Ferne Clyffe State Park. You'll also find Shawnee Community College and John A. Logan College in the area.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 6 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Makanda. This is a top accommodation based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Giant City Lodge - This 2.5-star lodge features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free parking.

Dressing for Makanda

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 65°F during the day and 23°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 88°F, while the average at night is 40°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 89°F with nighttime averages of 50°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 76°F and nighttime averages of 23°F
  • Makanda gets about 50.43 inches of rain per year
  • 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 for a stay in Makanda?
Based on our traveler data, Makanda Inn & Cottages is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3.5-star B&B offers free WiFi and free parking. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Shawnee National Forest. Other good choices for your visit include Oak Grove Cabins and On the Wine Trail - Wi-fi - Near Giant City Park - Close to Shawnee Forest!.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Makanda, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Makanda.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Makanda?
For more details about updating your trip to Makanda or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Giant City State Park?
Giant City Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this lodge offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Giant City State Park. Another good choice is Makanda Inn & Cottages, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Blue Sky Vineyards?
One of the top choices for your stay is Giant City Lodge, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from Blue Sky Vineyards, and this lodge offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Makanda Inn & Cottages and Best Western Plus Marion Hotel are two other good options within the area.
What are some hotels with pools in Makanda?
Best Western Marion Hotel: Features free full breakfast, an indoor pool, and free Internet. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Marion, IL and Best Western Saluki Inn are two additional hotels that offer an onsite pool.

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