We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 4 Makanda accommodations

Giant City Lodge

Save Saved
You added Giant City Lodge to your Saves list
460 Giant City Lodge Road, Makanda, IL 62958
Hotel amenities
Giant City Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Makanda
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

55 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    15
    26
    7
    5
    2
See reviews for
16
22
Solo
0
1
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (18)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
There are newer reviews for Giant City Lodge
See the most recent reviews
St Louis
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Denver
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bloomington, IL
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
central Illinois
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Giant City Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Giant City Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Giant City Lodge

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

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (12)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (3)