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Giant City Lodge

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  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the Giant City Lodge restaurant after a funeral. We had a party of around 25 people and they were incredibly accommodating and patient with all of us. They had the tables ready to go and the food came quickly. The waitresses were...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This review is for the cabins only.... Staying at the Giant City Lodge has been on my bucket list for awhile.... So while traveling through the area recently, i took the opportunity to stay in one of the Historic Cabins. Normally, for this level of...More

Thank StrangeTripper
Reviewed 13 November 2017 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

1  Thank neff05
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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

1  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.

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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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