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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We took a mini-vacation to Southern Illinois wine country and stayed at the Train Inn from April 14 to 17. The Train Inn was perfect for our get-away. It's on a quiet street on the edge of campus. The Carbondale Room at the inn is a large upstairs suite, very private and quiet, with a king bed just as comfortable... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

This is probably the best place to stay in all of Southern Illinois. The Train Inn is located within walking distance to Downtown Carbondale, SIU Campus, Amtrak Train Station as well as the SIU Health and Recreation Center, which are right across the street. If you intend to visit SIU there is no alternative to the Train Inn! Besides location,... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Yesterday I was in a restaurant and I was going to order quiche, and then I thought to myself, " it won't be as good as Paul's was". Yes, The Train Inn has ruined me for quiche for the rest of my life! The breakfast was wonderful. The quiche was hot from the oven, not a microwaved piece from the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm hesitant to write how great this place was because some one is bound to stay there on some day I might want to! It was simply outstanding. The accommodations were great. The food spectacular and the hosts the best ever. If you find you need to be in Southern Illinois for any reason stay at the Train Inn. You'll... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were looking for a unique place to stay while we explored Shawnee National Forest for the first time. The Train Inn is a cozy treasure, like a little oasis in the desert. Arriving on a hot afternoon, we approached the inn through a lovely, shaded and landscaped yard with a picturesque garden part of the ambience. The inviting shaded... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A really lovely B&B, with tasteful furnishings and the beautiful hardwoods of an historic old house gorgeously renovated with exquisite taste by the owners. The downstairs rooms are small (my beautiful room was almost filled by the bed) but very comfortable and immaculately clean. Very comfortable bed -- and I'm picky about that -- and new modern bathroom facilities (shower... More 

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Marseilles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

WOW,,Three days of pure bliss... Just Like being at and old friends House,, Paul is a world class cook and the home is fantastic. The work that He and Teresa has put it to it, Has made the Train Inn not just comfortable and relaxing, but, a piece of Carbondale history. This is The Best B and B in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I seldom give Excellent but this is it. My wife and I rented the cottage for a week for $600. This is a separate structure with 3 bedrooms which with the queen and king size beds are a bit small but very comfortable. We had a full bathroom (with spacious shower), living room and fully equipped, separate kitchen. The property... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

A really pleasant overnight enjoyed on route from New Orleans. The proprietor could not have been more hospitable and engaging. Excellent breakfast and lovely conversations. Garden grown foods. Comfortable and spacious room. Great environs. Don't miss - highly recommended.

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Bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This little gem is an oasis behind the SIU Rec Center, a very convenient location for trips to the SIU campus. My husband and I stayed two nights in July while visiting our son. The building is cozy, comfortable and its historic elements beautifully preserved. Paul and Teresa cooked wonderful breakfasts for us and we enjoyed far-ranging conversations with them.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We know that when you are seeking an inn, B&B, or guest house, you are searching for more than just a hotel room. You are in search of a warm, welcoming, home away from home. Here at the Train Inn Bed and Breakfast, we ensure that our guests have exactly that experience, by offering welcoming friendly service; personal attention to needs; home cooked hearty breakfasts; and clean, comfortable, cozy rooms. For those of you coming by train, we are conveniently located for access to the Amtrak railway station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Train Inn

Address: 406 East Stoker Street, Carbondale, IL 62901
Location: United States > Illinois > Carbondale
Price Range: $99 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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