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Surrounding Area

Greater Alton Attractions include Wineries, over 50 Antique Shops, 9 Different Golf Courses, the Lewis & Clark Museum and Trail Site Number One, The Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway, The Melvin Price Locks and Dam and National Great Rivers Museum, the world famous Clark Bridge, Lincoln Douglas Square, Argosy Casino Alton, Alton Marina, Alton Square Mall, and so much more.

Nearby St. Louis attractions include the Gateway Arch, Forest Park, the Zoo, Art Museum, History Museum, Science Center, Muny Opera, Missouri Botanical Garden,.Grant's Farm, Union Station, America's Center, Busch Stadium, Edward Jones Dome, Savis Center, Planet Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe, Six Flags Over Mid America, and more.


Elegant accommodations for pleasure or business on Millionaire's Row in historic Alton, Illinois. Conveniently located only 25 minutes from the Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis, Missouri, 90 minutes from Springfield, Illinois or 4.5 hours from Chicago.

Once the private residence of Senator Edmond Beall -industrialist, financier and politician

Welcome to a world of Eleven and a Half Foot Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Crystal Chandeliers, Leaded Glass Windows, Pocket Doors, and Original Wood Work.

Welcome to a world of Imported Marble and Bronze Statuary, Chinese Artwork, and Handwoven Persian and Oriental Rugs.

Welcome to a world where you will revel in the opulence and the luxury once reserved only or the turn of the century elite.

Welcome to the BEALL MANSION.

Reserve one or all five guest rooms by the night or by the week.


Each Guest room features a Private Bath with Shower and Whirlpool for Two or Clawfoot Tub, Triple Sheeted Feathered Bed, Feather Duvet (in season), Expanded Cable TV with Wireless Remote, Alarm Clock Radio, Telephone with Free Local Calling, Voice Mail System, Ceiling Fan, and Iron and Ironing Board.


 - Voted Best of Illinois -Illinois Magazine
The BEALL MANSION features All Non Smoking Rooms, Wi-Fi High Speed Wireless Iternet Service , Central Air Conditioning, and Central Station Monitored Fire Alarm.

Meeting Facilities, Fax and Copy Service are available.

Services Offered

For the ultimate experience choose our Pampered Getaway. Includes Award Winning Accommodations, complimentary glass each of Champagne or Non-alcoholic Beverage, Belgian Chocolates, Turn Down Service on arrival, Plush Monogrammed Robes (also available for purchase), Slippers, Luxury Bath Amenities including our Home Made Lavender Bath Salts, Daily Maid Service, and your choice of Continental Breakfast or or Gourmet Breakfast. Gourmet Breakfast in Bed is $35 per room per day.

Romance Packages, In Room Massage, "Ladies Only" Spa Getaways, Golf Packages, and Corporate Plans are also available.

Policies & Restrictions

Check in is from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. or as otherwise arranged.

NO Red Wine, Grape Juice, Tomato Juice, Bloody Mary Mix, or other items that may stain. We will provide an ice bucket to chill wine or other beverage. Please enjoy any food or snacks in the Dining Room, Butler's Pantry or on the front Verandah only. No food in Guest Rooms other than optional breakfast in bed if purchased.

For the comfort and safety of all of our guests Absolutely NO Smoking, NO Candles, and NO Incense!

Maximum two people per room unless otherwise arranged. The Senator Edmond Beall and Mary Harris rooms have an adjoining door which can be opened to form a connecting suite.

Not appropriate for most younger children.

No pets except for family cat and mascot, Princess. Nearby kennel facilities are available.

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Senator Edmond Beall Room . . . "Honeymoon Suite"
Its subtly bowed wall with bowed windows is a throwback to the days of castles and turrets-damsels in distress and knights in shining armor. Features romantic French Provincial decor, Feathered King Bed with Brocade Headboard, Fireplace with Wood and Marble Mantle, Hardwood Floor and Oriental Rugs. The spacious Private Bath has a Nouveau Heart Shaped Whirlpool for Two, Separate Glass Enclosed Shower, Imported Marble Floor, Crystal Chandelier, and Palladian Window. Need we say more?

This spacious room overlooks landscaped grounds and gardens in three directions, the remains of the original gold fish pond and fountain to the West, and the Scarritt Mansion, circa 1865, in all of its Victorian splendor to the South.

Pampered Getaway $219.00 to $328.50
...Room Only Plan $179.00 to $288.50

Z. B. Job Room
One of our most popular rooms. Sleep where the rich and famous of the turn of the century slept. Originally the master bedroom, this extra large room has been the resting place of railroad barons, industrialists and politicians. Includes An Antique Bedroom Set with an exqusite Hand Carved Solid Mahogany Feathered King Canopy Bed, Fireplace with Wood and Tile Mantle, Hardwood Floor and Oriental Rugs. The Private Bath Has a Whirlpool for Two with Shower, Imported Marble Floor, Brass Chandelier, and a Priceless Art Glass Palladian Window that echoes the pride and the craftsmanship of a bygone era.

The Z. B. Job Room provides the best view of the neighboring mansions that, along with the BEALL Mansion, were the creme de la creme of the Victorian and post Victorian era. To the North sets the Duncan Mansion, circa 1860, with its two story columns and cupola. Next to it is the massive Drummond Mansion, circa 1882, which like The BEALL, was designed by Lucas Pfeiffenburger�the leading architect of the day. To the East, you can catch a glimpse of the Carey Mansion, circa 1895, defined by its perfect symmetry and balance and ready for entertaining with its large third floor ballroom.

...Pampered Getaway $219.00 to $328.50
...Room Only Plan $179.00 to $288.50

Mary Harris Room
Named after Senator Beall's wife, this large room features an Antique Bedroom Set with a Sumptuous Hand Carved Feathered Queen Canopy Bed, Fireplace with Wood Mantle, over Mantle and Mirror (Undergoing Restoration), Hardwood Floor and Oriental Rugs. Includes a Private Bath with Whirlpool for Two with Shower, Imported Marble Floor, a and a Crystal Basket featuring Hand Polished Czechoslovakian Crystal.

The Mary Harris and Senator Edmond Beall Rooms have a connecting door which can be opened to form a connecting suite. Great for a group or family.

To the North you will have a view of a weeping willow and red bud tree and the expansive front lawn. Across Twelfth Street stands the Duncan Mansion and carriage house, circa 1860, with its twelve rooms and six fireplaces, and the Drummond Mansion, circa 1882, with its wrap around verandah and drive through porte-cochere. To the West you will enjoy a view of the landscaped grounds and gardens and the remains of the original gold fish pond and fountain.

Pampered Getaway $189.00 to $283.50
...Room Only Plan $149.00 to $243.50

Verandah Room
Imagine yourself watching the sun rise while sipping morning coffee on your own private balcony. The room features a Hand Carved Solid Mahogany and Teak Feathered Queen Quarter Canopy Bed and Fainting Sofa. Also includes a Private Bath with Shower, Whirlpool for Two, Imported Marble Floor, and Crystal Chandelier.

To the East, this room overlooks a Saucer Magnolia Tree and herb garden while the Carey Mansion, circa 1895, serves as the perfect backdrop. To the South is the Scarritt Mansion, also known as the six chimneys, circa 1865�an example of Classic Italian Victorian Architecture complete with a fourth floor cupola.

Pampered Getaway $189.00 to $283.50
...Room Only Plan $149.00 to $243.50

Servant's Quarters Suite
Escape the problems and worries of the rest of the world in this intimate third floor suite. Its circa 1865 Victorian Sofa, Dormers and Window Seats make this the perfect place to curl up with your favorite book. French Doors separate the Private Sitting Room from the Bedroom.

This cozy suite is arguably one of the most beautifully furnished with its Ornately Hand Carved Rosewood Feathered Full Bed with Matching Chest on Chest and Night Stand. The intricate inlaid wood is truly a work of art. The Private Bath Has an Imported Marble Floor, Crystal Basket, Shower, and Antique Claw Foot Tub�wonderful for lazy relaxing soaks.

From this third floor retreat you will have a bird's eye view of the Scarritt Mansion, circa 1865, otherwise known as the Six Chimneys. Fully restored inside and out, the Scarritt Mansion is Classic Italian Victorian Architecture at its best. On winter days when the trees are denuded of their foliage, you will also be able to catch a distant glimpse of the Mighty Mississippi as it lazily winds its way around Alton.

Pampered Getaway $159.00 to $238.50
...Room Only Plan $ 119.00 to $198.50

Other Information

In Room Massage by appointment, Romance, "Ladies" Spa, Corporate, and Golf Packages are available. Please call for more information.


The BEALL MANSION is conveniently located only 25 minutes from The St. Louis Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis, Missouri, 25 minutes from STL Lambert St. Louis International Airport, and 90 minutes from Springfield, Illinois.

The BEALL is a buff brick mansion distinguished by a weeping willow tree draping the driveway. Please pull in the driveway and under the porte cochere' to unload your luggage and ring the door bell. Off street parking is available behind the mansion.

From St. Louis Lambert International Airport: Take I-70 East, to I-170, North 5 miles. Bear right onto the on-ramp to I-270 heading East 5.5 miles. Turn North on Route 367 (Lewis & Clark Blvd.) Follow Lewis & Clark Blvd 11 miles over two bridges until it dead ends into Landmark Blvd. (Note: Lewis & Clark Blvd changes from Route 367 to U.S. 67 at Lindbergh.) Turn left (west) on Landmark Blvd two blocks to Henry Street. Turn right (north or away from the river) on Henry Street to East 12th Street. Turn left (west) on East 12th Street two blocks to 407. The BEALL MANSION is the last home in the second block on the left side of the street (on the southeast corner of East 12th and George.)

From Illinois I-55: Take the Hamel exit, Hwy 140 West "to Alton". (Note: Hwy 140 becomes College and College becomes 20th Street.) From 20th Street turn left (south) on Alby eight blocks. Turn left (east) on East 12th Street three blocks. The BEALL MANSION is located on the right (southeast corner) of East 12th and George.

From Downtown St. Louis, MO: Take the Poplar Street Bridge East into Illinois. Follow the signs to I-55. Take I-55 to I-255 North. Exit IL-143 left (west) through Wood River into Alton. At the Clark Bridge IL-143 becomes Landmarks Blvd./US-67. Go two blocks and turn right (north or away from the river) on Henry Street. Take Henry Street 12 blocks to East 12th Street. Turn left (west) on East 12th Street two blocks to 407. The BEALL MANSION is the last home in the second block on the left side of the street (on the southeast corner of East 12th and George.)

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Corporate, government, and extended stay weekly rates are available. Please call for more information.

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Nearby Attractions & Services

St. Louis Gateway Arch
25 miles
Wineries Heartland Rivers Wine Trail
20 miles
Antique Shops
1 mile
Alton Square Mall
5 miles
Argosy Casino Alton
2 miles
Sam Vadalabene Hiking & Biking Trail
1 mile
Lewis & Clark Museum & Trail Site #1
12 miles
9 Golf Courses
12 miles
Lewis & Clark Museum & Trail Site #1
6 miles
National Scenic Byway
1 mile

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Listing Amenities Amenities

Business Facilities
  • Conference Rooms
  • Fax Machine
  • Internet Access

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Breakfast - Free
  • Parking - Free
  • Room Service - Available

Leisure Amenities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massages
  • Spa

Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Telephone - Free Local Calls
  • Television
  • Television - Free ESPN

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BEALL MANSION An Elegant Bed & Breakast
407 E. 12th St.
Alton, Illinois 62002-7230

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