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    Giant City Lodge

    460 Giant City Lodge Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-3218
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Joined a group of friends today at giant city lodge, the view in the fall season is worth the drive alone. But to get to the food and service is just amazing, fried chicken, slaw, corn, green beans, dumplings and biscuits. Home style serving with...More

    Thank neff05
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I returned to one our favorite places, the Giant City Lodge last month after 16 years and was looking foward to the famous chicken fried dinner. We were there on Monday night at the first seating at 5pm. The waiter was nice....More

    Thank thomas l
    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    Beautiful area..lots of turning trees..perfect weather. Stopped for dinner at Giant City Lodge in Makanda. Chicken was delicious. Highly recommend eating here when in the area!!! Planning another fall trip this year. Located in southern IL.

    Thank Susan A
    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    My husband and I met my cousin from Carbondale, IL, at Giant City State Park for an overnight stay in the historic cabins. Sunday afternoon we hiked in the park--beautiful rocks and vegetation with a few challenging spots in the trail. Historic cabins ($79/night) had...More

    3  Thank MadCityTraveler_46
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    My husband and I recently spent a weekend in one of the historical cabins. We had a great time and liked the setting of the Lodge and cabins. Pros: - Very Affordable - Easy access to hiking and the wine trail - Cabin was very...More

    Thank STLDani
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    Thomas H
    15 July 2015|
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    Response from Babu2773 | Reviewed this property |
    I can speak to staying in the historic cabins. The mattresses there are doubles, which means a pretty tight fit if you're used to a queen or above, however, the biggest problem is they are showing their age. Our mattress... More
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    Kocickasmom
    3 July 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
    4 April 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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    "Historic cabins have nearby parking and are close to Lodge restaurant."
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    "The Lodge is a restaurant, not a hotel."
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    "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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