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Makanda Inn

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855 Old Lower Cobden Road, Makanda, IL 62958
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Harvester, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place with interesting decor and design. We stayed in a cabin/ duplex that was designed well with interesting wood furniture custom built by local craftsmen. A quiet place well off the beaten path. Cell phone and wifi were subpar but this area has same problem region wide. Even in Carbondale wifi is very low bandwidth at best. Well... More 

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Vienna, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat place. We loved it and will certainly plan to go back. Intelligent architecture and neatly decorated. Owner was really nice to deal with as well when making reservations. Soft bed with pretty view. We will be back.

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Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I were attending a wedding south of Carbondale and were needing a place to stay. Found this place after searching google for an hour or so and I'm glad it popped up. Unique place, awesome area, couldn't pick a better getaway in Southern Illinois. Great price for how nice it is. Breakfast was great too. Heather was... More 

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Chatham, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Where do I begin? From the beautiful lodge, to the quiet simplicity of the cottages, to the location...the Makanda Inn is the perfect place to stay if you plan on touring the Shawnee Wine Trail. It's located perfectly to be able to do a lot of wineries in any given day, and it's so quiet and serene for that relaxation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you're planning a trip to the Shawnee Forest and the Wine Trail in Southern Illinois you must check this place out. What a great value! Very Nice! It was a great place to stay and the breakfast was outstanding... thanks Heather.

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Carbondale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We got married at Makanda Inn at the end of May and it was, hands down, the most beautiful wedding I've ever attended. If you're looking for an intimate, unique experience, the Inn is the perfect location.

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Love this little spot! So cozy, comfy, and serene, and the innkeepers are so thoughtful and accommodating! Breakfast was amazing! The location is perfect if you want to do the wine tour, or check out the local breweries!

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Le Roy, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Makanda Inn. Words can not truly describe how impressed I was with this place and with our host, Heather. The multiple textures used on the interior have a MidCentury Modern feel so this is not your Grandma's Doilies kind of B&B. We found the location to be perfect for the wine trail and... More 

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Lindenhurst, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

we had a great time, it was clean beautiful had everything we needed breakfasts were to die for and Heather was outstandingshe even came to look for us when we couldn't get in the main road because it was flooded to guide us the back way in so we could come home safely.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed at the Makanda Inn between 6/17-6/21, and we had a great time! We stayed in the Indigo cottage, which was very nice, met a number of nice people, and had wonderful breakfasts prepared by Heather each morning. Breakfast costs extra if you stay in a cottage, but it's worth every penny. Heather is great, too. Very helpful, very... More 

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