Hotels / Campgrounds in Charleston

Days Inn
810 Lincoln Avenue
Phone:  (217) 345-7689; Toll-free:  800-DAYSINN
Fax:  (217) 345-7697;
51 Rooms with 1 Suite, newly remodeled, new ownership, 27” television, cable TV/HBO, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, ironing station, free Daybreak continental breakfast, free wireless high-speed internet access, free local calls, large jacuzzi suite, handicap accessible, pets allowed with permission, fax & copy services, restaurants within walking distance, EIU specials & senior discounts




920 West Lincoln Avenue
Phone:  (217) 348-8161
Fax:  (217) 348-8165
Welcome to Unique Suites Hotel, Charleston's locally owned lodging choice! Forty-four newly renovated executive rooms including 2 Executive Master Suites and 33 standard rooms for the cost conscious traveler.  Executive rooms feature 32" flat screen television, refrigerator, microwave & workstation. All rooms offer new "Sealy" pillow top beds, High-speed wi-fi, local & long distance calls, cable television, coffee maker & ironing station. Complimentary deluxe amenities available for all of our guests include: "Hot Sunny Side" breakfast, business center, large outdoor swimming pool, outdoor fire pit, state of the art fitness room, guest laundry & vending room, Brick House Bar & Grill serving lunch & dinner. Exquisitely appointed banquet & meeting rooms (formal seating for 300+). Unique Suites Hotel is located approximately one mile from Eastern Illinois University's campus. Ample bus & tractor-trailer parking is available and within immediate proximity to your rooms. EIU Friends & Family and group discounts are available.  (You may view our property online at, and visit the Brick House Bar and Grill on Facebook).



McGrady Inn

803 6th Street

The McGrady Inn honors its heritage, a United Brethren church constructed in 1919.  From the original maple floors to the nine-panel stained glass window at the center of the 23-foot sanctuary ceilings, guests are surrounded by the results of a three-year restoration matching the original craftsmanship.  The Inn offers modern amenities such as flat screen televisions, wireless internet and spacious bathrooms in the company of intricate oak woodwork.



Fox Ridge State Park                        
18175 State Park Rd
8 Miles south of Charleston on IL Highway 130 
(217) 345-6416;
Fox Ridge State Park offers 43 Camping Sites, classified “A,” drinking water, grills, picnic areas, electricity and water available, shower building, dump station.


520 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920 ~ Phone 217-345-5650 ~ TTY 217-345-7517 ~ Fax 217-345-7554 ~