"Illinois' Best Bed and Breakfast"
- Illinois Magazine Readers' Poll
for pleasure or business the place to stay in Greater St.
Louis and Southwestern Illinois is the award winning BEALL
MANSION An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn.
Take a trip back in
time and experience a taste of the good life of the turn of
the century rich and famous. Accurately restored and
decorated, BEALL MANSION is listed on several museum registers
and is a part of the Middletown Historic District, listed on
the National Register of Historic Places.
The property is
perfectly located 2 minutes from the Mississippi River and the
iconic Clark Bridge, 25 minutes from the St. Louis Gateway
Arch, 25 minutes from Lambert St. Louis International Airport,
90 minutes from Springfield, Illinois and 4-1/5 hours from
'the chocolate bed and breakfast' where else can you indulge
with a complimentary 24 hours "all-you-can-eat"
chocolate buffet? Whether you are looking for childhood
favorites or fine gourmet chocolates you will always find
something to tempt your palate.
Each luxurious guest
room features a private bath with Italian marble floor.
Standard room amenities include
- whirlpool tub for two or clawfoot tub
- triple sheeted feathered bed
- fireplace (king rooms only)
- HDTV and DVD
- complimentary WiFi
- hardwood floors
- hand sewn oriental rugs
shop Alton's extensive downtown antique district and specialty
shops. Go winter eagle watching. Or sample wines at the many
wineries along the Heartland Rivers Wine Trail.
When you return,
enjoy afternoon tea in the formal parlor. Then relax and
unwind with in-room massage and spa therapies by one of our
licensed massage therapists. Your hosts, Jim and Sandy Belote,
look forward to pampering you at BEALL MANSION An Elegant Bed
& Breakfast Inn.
A "USA Top
100 Gold Inn and B&B" Award-Winning Property
Golfers will find
themselves conveniently located within minutes of nine
different courses, including the St. Louis area's only Arnold
Palmer-designed course. Twenty-five minutes will take you to
downtown St. Louis to visit the Gateway Arch or the many
museums and fine arts of the city.
- Heartland Rivers Wine Trail
- Winter eagle watching
- antique shops
- Alton Square Mall
- Meetings of the Great Rivers National
- Alton Marina
- Boating, floating, canoeing, &
- Raging River Water Park
- Hiking & Biking trails
- Horseback riding
- Argosy Alton Casino
- Lewis & Clark Trail Site #1 &
- Great Rivers Museum at Melvin Price Lock
- Alton Museum of History
- Lincoln Heritage Sites
- Pere Marquette State Park
- St. Louis Zoo
- St. Louis Art Museum
- St. Louis Science Center
- Missouri Botanical Gardens
- Anheuser Bush Brewery tours
- Theater and concert venues
- Six Flags over Mid America
- professional baseball, football, and