The Beall Mansion is an elegant, boutique bed and breakfast located just outside of the St. Louis Metro area in Alton, Illinois. The Beall Mansion was built by Z.B. Job, a Railroad tycoon as a wedding gift for his son and daughter in law who was heiress to the Drummond Tobacco empire in 1903. It was designed by Lucas Pfeiffenberger and is 3 stories tall and 10,000 square feet. The home was purchased by former Alton Mayor, and Senator Edmond Beall in 1909. The Beall Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Beall Mansion is located only 12 blocks from the Mississippi River and less than a half hour from the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

1.Room Features

Room Features
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The Beall Mansion is an award-winning Bed and Breakfast. Recipient of several Best B&B accolades from several Illinois and Missouri Magazines, Trip Advisor awards, achieving Bronze Level of GreenLeader Hotel on Tripadvisor, USA Top 100 Gold Inn & B&B Award, The Beall Mansion offers lodging for leisure, business, romantic getaways, government lodging, or whatever fits your needs.

· The Mansion is 100% Smoke FREE

· Hardwood floors

· Central air and radiator heat

· Gourmet breakfast in the formal dining room

· Breakfast in bed available with select packages

· Free WiFi


· Private Bath with Italian marble floors, whirlpool for 2 OR clawfoot tub, artisan lavender bath salts, bath amenities, shower, hair dryer.

· Feather top bed

· Some rooms have fireplaces

The mansion offers seasonal and themed packages that offer special gifts, treats or incentives when booking rooms. Some packages include free breakfast, in room chocolates, monogrammed robes and slippers, complimentary narrated tours, champagne, spa services, special discounts on multiple night stays, golf packages, gift packages, roses, theater tickets, train tickets, bottles of wine, dinner, and more.

The Beall Mansion also offers discount rates for extended stay traveling when booking more than 7 nights. There are also special rates for government lodgers and those staying for business travel. Inquire directly with The Beall Mansion for more details.

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2.Plan your Visit

Plan your Visit
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Things to Do

Narrated Tours- Take a narrated tour of the Beall Mansion. The mansion is furnished with antiques and reproductions that will transport you back in time as you learn about the connection between the homes history and many famous figures such as Mary Lincoln Todd, Jessie James, how Senator Beall saved the Cahokia Mounds and other great stories from the past. The tour is 30-25 minutes long and afterwards visitors are welcomed to explore the public areas of the property including the gardens.

24 Hour Chocolate Buffet- featuring at least 21 different chocolates at all times, this chocolate buffet Is open 24/7 and is a chocolate paradise. From childhood favorites like M&Ms and Hershey Kisses and peanut butter cups to fine chocolates such as dark chocolate truffles, chocolate covered espresso beans, and other gourmet treats. The selection available will vary from day to day as chocolates are purchased in small quantities to ensure freshness.

24 Hour Hot Beverage Service- Overnight guests of The Beall Mansion are welcome to enjoy the hot beverage service that is available 24 hours a day in the dining room. Bed and Breakfast guests can help themselves to Coffee, Hot Tea and Cocoa, and Cider.

In Room Spa Service- Guests staying overnight at the Beall Mansion can enjoy services from a licensed massage therapist that will come to their guest room. Appointments are required and must be booked for a minimum of one hour.

Wedding and Events

The Beall Mansion is a premier venue for weddings and other special events in the St. Louis area. The mansion features nearly 12-foot-high ceilings that are adorned with vintage crystal chandeliers. The home is outfitted with period antiques from the early 20th century and marble and bronze statuary decorate the mansion.

Up to 100 guests can be accommodated at Beall Mansion. Wedding packages include music, transportation, tents, lighting, dance floors, tables, chairs, place settings, and many other customizations. Beall Mansion can also provide coat checks and ushers for your events. Catering options are also available for all events held at Beall Mansion.

If you aren’t hosting a wedding, but need meeting space for a business or formal affair, there are 3 meeting spaces available for rent: Formal Dining Room, Victorian Parlor, and Butler’s Pantry. All of these options offer Wi-Fi, copying machines, beverage service, catering options, and overnight guest rooms if needed.

Beall Mansion also has onsite event coordinators to assist guests and clients in planning their corporate retreats, events, and weddings. More information about private events can be found on the website or by emailing the or calling the mansion.

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407 E. 12th Street, Alton, Illinois, 62002, Phone: 866-843-2325

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