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Not your typical hotel / motel stay

I would compare the service and style to the Plaza Hotel in New York City, in fact, but without the discomfort of that hotel's overbearing highbrowed staff. — The Daily Journal

QUESTION: What is the best place to stay in the Greater St. Louis, MO / Alton, IL area?

  1. another same old, ho-hum, chain hotel / motel room, or
  2. a local experience in the quiet and safety of a surprisingly affordable, fully restored, and lavishly appointed historic mansion—replete with all of the modern amenities?


Face it. You work hard.

Whether you are interested in leisure, business, bleisure, or government lodging—a staycation, romantic getaway, extended stay hotel, or just traveling through—you deserve to treat yourself to an experience that's a million miles from ordinary at this St. Louis / Meeting of the Great Rivers All Around Alton, IL icon.

Bonus—FREE Winery Package

As an added bonus—for a limited time book a stay on our signature Pampered Getaway—and you and your companion will each also receive a certificate for a complimentary glass of wine and souvenir wine glass at Grafton Winery & Brewhaus. Offer good while supply lasts.

The Green Hotel Choice

Feel warm and fuzzy inside knowing that you made the eco-friendly lodging choice. The BEALL MANSION is proud to be a bronze level TripAdvisor® GreenLeader Hotel.

Award Winning Excellence

Year after year The BEALL MANSION receives accolade after accolade and award after award.

Come—experience for yourself why everybody is saying, “It's better at The BEALL.” view videos

Professional Association of Inkeepers International   Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association    Meeting of the Great Rivers All Around Alton Illinois Convention and Visitors Center    Alton Illinois Main Street    St Louis CVC St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission   Illinois Romantic Places Illinois Greater St. Louis