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Rates & Policies

If you are looking for a place to stay on the Shawnee wine trail you have come to the right place. Our vacation rental can sleep up to 12 guests. Below you will find our nightly and weekly rates. Our rates are based on occupancy.


1-2 GUESTS$165
3-4 GUESTS$205
5-6 GUESTS$245
7-8 GUESTS$285
9-10 GUESTS$325
11-12 GUESTS$365

WEEKDAYS (Sun-Thurs)

1-2 GUESTS$150
3-4 GUESTS$190
5-6 GUESTS$230
7-8 GUESTS$270
9-10 GUESTS$310
11-12 GUESTS$350


1-2 GUESTS$875
3-4 GUESTS$1,015
5-6 GUESTS$1,155
7-8 GUESTS$1,295
9-10 GUESTS$1,435
11-12 GUESTS$1,575

There is an additional fee of $20 per guest for groups larger than 12.

Water Valley Inn is proud to offer a 10% discount for clergy and military personnel.

These rates do not include the 11% sales and local taxes and are subject to change without notice.


Check in time is 3pm or after. Check out is 11am.


Accepted forms of payment are cash, check, all major credit cards and money orders.


A deposit equal to your first nights stay is due upon confirmation of your reservations. Balance is due upon arrival.


Two night minimum stays are required on weekends (Friday and Saturday nights) and holidays. One night stays can be accommodated if Friday or Saturday is booked with another reservation. Please call to inquire about one night stays.


Due to our rates being based on occupancy the number of guests shall not exceed the number agreed upon at the time of reservation. A fee of $150 will be charged in the event that you have more guests than agreed upon

Guests must be 25 years of age to rent the Water Valley Inn.


We do understand that plans can change and emergencies can happen. We ask that you provide at least 10 days notice for any cancellations and we will be glad to apply your deposit to a different date or refund your money. If circumstances arise that you cannot provide 10 days notice you will be refunded your money ONLY if the vacation rental is rebooked for your dates. If you do not honor your reservation (no show) you will be charged the full amount of your stay. No refunds will be made for early departures.


Smoking is not allowed inside the vacation rental. Illinois state law as of 2007 prohibits smoking indoors. A minimum fee of $100 dollars will be charged for smoking in the home.


We love pets but we do NOT allow pets in our vacation rental.


Children are welcome but MUST be supervised at all times.


If you have any special needs or requests we will do our best to accommodate you. Please make us aware at the time of your reservation so that we can make your stay at our Southern Illinois wine trail rental as comfortable and relaxing as possible.


Due to the rural location of our Cobden Illinois rental if you are staying with us during the winter months you may experience snow and/or ice. In the event of inclement weather we will notify you as soon as possible to make necessary arrangements and keep you up to date on the road and weather conditions.


The Water Valley Inn is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property during your stay in the rental or on the property. This includes accidents, injuries, damage to personal property or vehicles, loss of money or valuables of any kind.


There will be a $35 minimum charge for insufficient fund checks or declined credit cards