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    Giant City Lodge

    460 Giant City Lodge Rd, Makanda, IL 62958-3218
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    • Excellent39%
    • Very good46%
    • Average6%
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    • Terrible3%
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    “state park” (12 reviews)
    “murphy bed” (5 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 106 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    All you can eat fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, dumplings, slaw, green beans , corn, biscuits, and apple butter. All that great food in a very beautiful location. Giant City Lodge is a CCC project nestled in Shawnee National Forest with lots of trails to...More

    Thank Bess N Ray S
    Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

    We had a great family style fried chicken lunch. So much food at an excellent price. Setting is nice and rustic. Very nice place highly recommend. Great place for kids also lots of sight seeing. All together great value great place and super friendly staff....More

    Thank dadette76
    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    This beautiful Lodge is located inside Giant City National Forest. What a treat to visit this craftsman style Lodge built by men during the Great Depression. The Lodge itself is beautiful as are the surrounding grounds. The food is plentiful and very tasty. We always...More

    Thank Marla3212
    Reviewed 30 April 2017

    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
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    • 34
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    • Giant City Hotel Makanda
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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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    "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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    "All rooms are good, choose cabins after 30 if you are looking for lesser noise"
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