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Makanda Inn

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855 Old Lower Cobden Road, Makanda, IL 62958
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Sikeston, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hosts, Lorraine and Malcolm, assure a very comfortable stay. We enjoyed the warmth of the fireplace in the pleasant common room and then enjoyed wonderful breakfasts there both mornings. The rooms in the lodge are well designed with especially luxurious dressing area/showers. Linens are highest quality. Hosts encourage suggestions for improvements. It is well located to area attractions and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We returned to Makanda Inn for the New Year's weekend and it was such a refreshing way to start the new year. We stayed at one of the cottages and requested breakfast (for extra charge but worth it!). We spent two days hiking and enjoyed our stay so much! It's perfectly located with hiking, restaurants and wineries nearby. Highly recommend... More 

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Edinburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The property is beautiful and the room quite comfortable. The common area is very attractive and would be a great place for several couples to hang out and spend time together in the evening. The breakfast was excellent!

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Litchfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We experienced an unique treat at the Makanda Inn just recently. We really enjoyed our stay in the "house made of straw" and there were no big bad wolves anywhere to be seen. It's hard to believe there was straw in the walls if we didn't have the show window to show us. It was a nice warm cozy room... More 

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We stayed at the Makanda Inn in November. It is a lovely place with a great breakfast. The rooms are rustic but elegant. The area is also great with winery's and hiking. There is a lot to do or just get away from it all

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Danville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We weren't sure what to expect, but the Indigo Cottage was a lovely getaway spot. Nestled in the woods, it blends in beautifully with the surroundings. Inside, it is also beautiful and cozy with all the unique woodwork. The only negative is that the walls are very thin. We could hear conversations from the cabin next door quite clearly! Also,... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We stayed here for our anniversary and the Indigo Cottage was amazing Very clean and romantic. The shower was amazing as was the view form the bed in the morning. Heather was a wonderful hostess. The Lodge was very nice too. Hard to give a great review because we want this lodge to be our secret place !!!

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Morton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed in the Indigo Cottage, it was very cozy perfect for a romantic getaway with my husband. Bed and linens were very comfortable, loved the view from the bed. Everything was very nice. The walls are thin though, could hear the neighbor go up and down stairs, but we will definitely come back! Very close to Giant City with... More 

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Wentzville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We have been to the inn 5 years in a row now and absolutely LOVE it. We have stayed in the lodge and in both the West End Cottage and the Indigo Cottage. We love the privacy and the feeling of getting away from everything and getting lost in the woods (we don't even get a cell signal...truly getting away).... More 

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Chicago
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were lucky enough to be invited by some friends who have regularly visited the Makanda Inn over the past few years. It is an excellent location, excellent accommodations, and best of all the service and food couldn't have been better. We are now looking to make plans to visit at other times of the year. Heather was outstanding as... More 

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