The Beall Mansion
ALTON — The Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed and Breakfast Inn announced it has received a TripAdvisor Service Excellence Award.
“In its inaugural year, this special Service Excellence Award is based on the reviews and opinions of millions of travelers,” TripAdvisor President and CEO Stephen Kaufer said.
“From the outset, our vision was to become the premiere place for world class lodging and service in Alton,” mansion co-owners Jim and Sandy Belote said. “We would like to thank TripAdvisor for their recognition and the myriads of valued guests that have helped make that dream a reality.
Previous 2015 awards were TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor Hall of Fame and TripAdvisor Green Leader.
About The Beall Mansion
The Beall Mansion was built in 1903 by railroad baron Z. B. Job as a wedding gift for his son and his son’s bride, Mary Drummond of the Drummond Tobacco fortune. In 1909 the property was purchased by Edmond Beall, four-time mayor, senator, industrialist and financier.
Jim and Sandy Belote purchased the property in 1996 and opened it to the public in 1998 as a bed and breakfast inn and wedding venue. The property features original mill work, fine antiques and artwork from around the world, hardwood floors and Oriental rugs, private bathrooms with Italian marble floors, Jacuzzis, fireplaces, free wifi, and a complimentary 24-hour “all you can eat” chocolate buffet.
The Beall Mansion is on Millionaire’s Row in the Middletown Historic District of Alton. Nearby attractions include the Heartland Rivers Wine Trail, downtown antique district, Lincoln Trail, Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, winter eagle-watching, Lewis & Clark Trail Site No. 1 and Interpretive Center, Confluence Tower, Great Rivers Museum at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam, Alton Marina, restaurants and an active nightlife.
Narrated tours and group tours about the history, architecture and furnishings of the property are available by appointment with paid admission.
For information, contact The Beall Mansion, 407 E. 12th St., Alton, IL 62002, visit www.beallmansion.com or call (618) 474-9100 or toll free 1 (866) THE-BEALL.