Best Western adds new Premier property in Alton, Ill.

The Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel.

Best Western Hotels & Resorts finalized the newest addition to the Best Western Premier brand – Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel in Alton, Ill.

Located on 3559 College Avenue, the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel has 136 guestrooms, and is making its debut after a $4.2-million renovation. The hotel’s transformation includes a modern design with a splash of Midwestern flare.

The Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel is the only full service hotel in Alton, Illinois that can accommodate business travelers, long term stay guests, leisure travelers, business meetings, banquets, church or social retreats, corporate meetings and conventions, wedding receptions and conferences.


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The Great Rivers Tap & Grill, the hotel’s onsite restaurant, offers selections that are handcrafted and chosen for the regions around the Mississippi River and the Great Rivers region. The restaurant also offers live entertainment during special events, as well as karaoke and dance music every Friday and Saturday evening.

The hotel’s location in Alton, Illinois is also within close proximity to St. Louis, Missouri – providing travelers a central location to explore both cities. Nearby tourist sites include the St. Louis Gateway Arch, National Great Rivers Museum, Lewis and Clark Visitors Center, National Great Rivers Scenic Byway, Busch Stadium - home to the St. Louis Cardinals, Gordon Moore State Park, and more. As an added perk, the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service, which travels to some of the nearby attractions and business hubs.

“The Best Western Premier brand is a trusted name in the industry and we are thrilled to be joining this esteemed group of hotels,” Patty Rotermund, GM of the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel, said in a release. “We look forward to delivering the exceptional lodging experience the brand is known for with our beautifully renovated property and ease of access to this unique and scenic part of the country.”