The Beall Mansion is at 407 E. 12th St. on Millionaire’s Row in the Middletown Historic District of Alton.
ALTON — The Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed and Breakfast Inn, 407 E. 12th St., has received the 2015 People Love Us On Yelp award.
The honor is awarded to businesses with outstanding online reputations. Yelp describes this recognition as “a program that provides a sticker and a letter of commendation from Yelp’s founders to businesses that qualify based on their history and rating on Yelp.”
Previously, The Beall Mansion received 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor Service Excellence, TripAdvisor Hall of Fame and TripAdvisor Green Leader awards.
“We are proud to add this recognition from Yelp to our other awards,” owners Jim and Sandy Belote said. “The year, 2016, marks year 20 of a 20-year project to restore this historic property back to its original glory. We cannot think of a better way of celebrating such a milestone than receiving this honor. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests who have made the process possible.”
The Beall Mansion is a bed and breakfast inn that caters to both leisure and business travelers. It is located 25 minutes from the St. Louis Gateway Arch and 12 blocks from the Mississippi River on Millionaire’s Row in historic Alton.
Built in 1903 as a wedding gift by railroad baron Z. B. Job and later the residence of Sen. Edmond Beall, the mansion was opened to the public by Jim and Sandy Belote as a bed and breakfast inn in 1998.
Each guestroom features a triple-sheeted feather bed; private bath with Italian marble floor, shower and whirlpool for two or clawfoot tub; HDTV, DVD, hardwood floors and oriental rugs. King rooms also have a fireplace with hand carved mantle and gas logs.
Property amenities include a complimentary 24-hour “all you can eat” chocolate buffet, optional in-room massage and spa services, small meeting space, corporate rates, and free wifi.
Some of the nearby attractions and activities are winter eagle-watching, the Heartland Rivers Wine Trail, Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, Lewis & Clark Trail Site No. 1 and Museum, Confluence Tower, Great Rivers Museum at the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, mythical Piasa Bird, restaurants and nightlife.
For information, visit beallmansion.com or call (618) 474-9100 or toll free (866) The-BEALL (1-866-843-2325).