Unique Southern Illinois Cabins in Makanda

We are booking into 2018 with spring/summer dates getting snapped up. We encourage guests to get those special dates reserved soon.

Romantic Winter Getaway

You know it. It happens every year mid winter. Plan your escape from those inevitable winter blues today for a relaxing, romantic winter getaway. Our toasty gas fireplaces are back on, the hot tubs are heaven on crisp cold nights, and the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail is open all year round!

  • Frozen waterfalls are the winter prize
  • Can you feel the heat?
  • Winter nights and hot tub lights
  • Cozy up with that special someone...

Learn more about secrets The Shawnee National Forest reveals in winter.

  • Frozen waterfalls are the winter prize
    Beauty beyond description awaits in The Shawnee Forest during the crisp winter months. See magnificent bluffs, waterfalls, slot canyons...
  • Can you feel the heat?
    Unique fireplaces at each cabin. This is the new cast iron gas stove with an exotice granite surround at The Creole Cottage.
  • Winter nights and hot tub lights
    Warm velvety bubbles and soothing jets are ready to welcome you after an invigorating day of hiking or visiting the wine trail.
  • Cozy up with that special someone...
    Snuggle up with your special someone next to a toasty romantic gas fire place with a glass of your favorite wine, and shut out the rest of the world.

20% Weekday Discount


Save 20% off the weekday rate for January and February. Book your stay for three or four consecutive weekday nights and save 20% off the regular nightly rate, Sunday - Thursday, during the exquisitely cozy months of January and February. Must check in either Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. This INCLUDES Valentine's week. Plan ahead! Limited Availability.

  • Put in for vacation time at work and make co-workers jealous
  • Go to Availability Calendar
  • Choose your dates, if available.
  • Type in Promo code when prompted
  • Save 20% on a luxurious getaway
  • Relax because you have a plan!

Current Openings for October (Halloween!) - November

Peaceful and Uncrowded.

Secluded and Private, yet a scenic stroll to Blue Sky Vineyard, the premiere
award winning winery on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.

Three unique cabin designs for your romantic southern Illinois getaway.

The Creole Cottage

The design inspiration for the Creole Cottage came from the Bolduc House, a French Colonial built in 1792 in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Enjoy spectacular views from every angle of the inviting wrap around porch.

"The Hobbit" inspired Cabins

The Cove and The Hollow were inspired by our desire to maintain the privacy of all cabins by backing the living roof structures into the hillside and, at the same time, creating the unique experience of feeling that you have stepped into your own shire.

All three cabins have a private hot tub, gas grill, gas fireplace, firepit, and all amenities you could want. Leave the day to day chaos behind and focus on what is important.
Reconnect, relax, and renew.

Indulgent plush, king size bed in the Beaujolais Room
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    Indulgent plush, king size bed in the Beaujolais Room
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    Relax. Reconnect. Renew.
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    The place to fall in love again...
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    Beautiful wrap around porch with views from all sides of the Creole House
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    Time to just breathe...
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    The Hobbit styled cabin The Cove
  • Hobbit Hollow Cozy Winter Nights
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    The Hobbit House - authentic
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    Fall colors are here! Now this is what I'm talkin' about.
  • Southern Illinois Wildlife at Rocky Comfort Cabins
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  • Rocky Comfort Cabins - Southern Illinois Cabin rentals near Blue Sky Vineyard
    Sangria, wine, food and family - Blue Sky Vineyards. No need to drive there. Just meander around the trees next to the grapevines and walk to Blue Sky.
  • Rocky Comfort Cabins - Waterfalls in the Southern Illinois
    Rocky Bluff waterfall, a short drive from your cabin. The trail starts at the waterfall.
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    Explore this spectacular waterfall. Bork's Falls in a section of Fern Clyffe.

The Romantic Ambiance will charm and entice you.
The Upscale Amenities will pamper your senses.
The Spectacular Views will renew your soul.

Your Private Cabin Getaway on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Beautiful Craftsmanship with a Premium Location! Settle in for a few days in your cozy cabin while you head out and explore the natural beauty and diversity of southern Illinois and the Shawnee National Forest.

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale Cabins

Is there a student that you are visiting? Stay at Rocky Comfort Cabins. Just a 20 minute scenic drive gets you to Carbondale and SIU.

Purchase a gift certificate for any amount towards a stay at Rocky Comfort Cabins. Christmas, Birthday, Anniversary, Mother's Day....Perfect for any occasion

(Please note - Any balance leftover from a certificate may be applied as a credit to another stay. Gift Cards are not redeemable for cash and non-transferrable. Guest redeeming the certificate is responsible for paying the Hotel Motel tax required by law (11%) on the amount of the certificate. This will be an added charge on the final reservation. When a gift certificate is used towards a reservation, it is subject to the same cancellation policies as a cash or credit deposit would be. See policies page for more details.)

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The Hollow

Halloween! Not a Trick but a Treat. October 31st, Nov 1st and Nov 2nd just opened up.
(*Update-Now Booked)

The Creole Cottage

November 20th and 21st just became available at The Creole Cottage.

See Creole Cottage Reviews

Next availability is in December. Make plans for your Holiday getaway!

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