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Giant City Lodge

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460 Giant City Lodge Road, Makanda, IL 62958
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Giant City Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2009

Great stay. We lodged in the basic cabins and they were fine for the price, and being in a state park and all. Just 5 TV stations, decent bathrooms look updated with extra heat vent and night light. Rooms were clean, and had slightly outdated state lodge look, but hey, we were roughing it. A little musty smelling. The bed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2008

My family has stayed in the cabins every year for the past 11 years and has had some of the greatest summer weekends of our lives! The setting is beautiful (in the middle of a fantastic state park). The cabins are one bedroom units that include a separate family room area with enough room to spread out and relax. Two... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2008

We wanted to stay at Giant City Lodge because 2 other groups in our family had booked rooms there during our family reunion. We only could get one of 2 nights because of our late reservation. There was a big storm that night and we returned to the lodge the power was out in our room and surrounding grounds. We... More

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Bloomington, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2008

A quiet, relaxing experience. Stayed with our children-8 and 12. We had a cabin with a queen and a murphy bed in the living room. Very nice. Lots of room. The area is beautiful, lots and lots of nature. The lodge has a restaurant where the food was excellent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2007

We've stayed here a few times, and find it preferable to any other accomodations near Carbondale (where my daughter is attending college). At this point, it seems that the management needs to spend some money on improvements. New outdoor furniture in the cabin area, some rock or mulch in the large muddy areas surrounding thje cabins. And plumbing. Water pressure... More

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Address: 460 Giant City Lodge Road, Makanda, IL 62958
Location: United States > Illinois > Makanda
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Giant City Hotel Makanda

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