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    Giant City Lodge

    460 Giant City Lodge Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-3218
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    06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good43%
          • Average6%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible3%
          Travelers talk about
          “state park” (12 reviews)
          “murphy bed” (5 reviews)
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          397 reviews
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          1 - 5 of 103 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Giant City State Park is great. Loved hiking there. The Lodge built by the CCC is beautiful. The dinning room was very nice and the meals were great. The cabin was very nice too for the price. We got one of the small cabins ideal...More

          Thank Lonnie H
          Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

          Giant City holds a tremendous amount of memories for my entire family. Childhood picnics and drives through the forest, climbing the tower to enjoy the view, the smell of fried chicken on a Sunday, a walk along the trails, and thanking all those (including the...More

          Thank Andrea F
          Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

          We ate at giant city lodge because of all the high reviews. I would describe this as a local version of Cracker Barrel. The fried chicken was ok but no big deal and biscuits were good but that's it. Save the money and cook at...More

          1  Thank elizabeth c
          Reviewed March 15, 2017

          Stayed here for a couple of nights on our way back fro Florida. The management team is fantastic...very friendly and willing to please. Cabins are clean and food is excellent. The lodge is quaint and the bar area cozy

          Thank Susan S
          Reviewed March 1, 2017

          Booked an event and signed no contract, was given information by the son, and then after having to cancel event (2 1/2 weeks later, after NOT being told there is a no refund policy on deposits). I was "told" what accommodations that I "could" have...More

          Thank Granger7
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          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
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          • Number of rooms
          • 34
          • Location
          • United States >
          • Illinois >
          • Makanda
          • Also Known As
          • Giant City Hotel Makanda
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Thomas H
          I can bring my own pillow but how are the mattresses?
          July 14, 2015|
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          Response from KatS65 | Reviewed this property |
          To be quite honest, I don't recall. I have a bad back so I would of noticed if it was a bad mattress. We stayed in the Bluff Cabins.
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          Kocickasmom
          Is the Lodge (ie: rooms) wheelchair accessible/friendly??
          July 2, 2015|
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          Response from TwoEquestrians | Reviewed this property |
          There are sidewalks to the cabins, but the parking is not directly in front of the door. I would talk to management and see if some cabins are more accessible than others.
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          mrsbsnrn
          Is there a pool?
          April 3, 2015|
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          Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
          Yes there is a pool. Our cabin was located infront of pool area, but it was Fall and closed. I assume it is operational during summer months
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          Room Tips
          "The small cabins for two people are perfect."
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          "Don't book the Historic Cabins, only Prairie or Bluff Cabins!"
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          "All rooms are good, choose cabins after 30 if you are looking for lesser noise"
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          "If you are a twosome, book a room in the lodge. If you are a family, book a cabin."
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