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Best Western Premier makes formal debut in Alton

Best Western Hotels & Resorts recently welcomed Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel in Alton.

bestwesternpremierLocated on 3559 College Ave. and originally the site of a Holiday Inn, the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel offers 136 guest rooms and is making its debut after a $4.2 million renovation. The hotel’s transformation showcases a contemporized design. Guests are greeted by the hotel’s spacious lobby, which features ample seating, a waterfall and a fireplace.

The hotel 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.

The hotel also features The Great Rivers Tap & Grill onsite, which offers live entertainment during special events, as well as karaoke and dance music every Friday and Saturday evening.

The property was recently honored with the highly coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2017 – which celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

“Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel is a welcomed addition to our upscale Best Western Premier brand,” said Ron Pohl, senior vice president and chief operations officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “The hotel’s impressive renovation demonstrates its commitment to setting a higher standard and providing guests with the refined atmosphere and top-tier service they desire. I am confident this property will be an outstanding lodging option for travelers in Illinois.”

The Best Western Premier brand is a trusted name in the industry, said Patty Rotermund, general manager of the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel.

“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,” she said.

Reservations at the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel may be booked by calling the hotel directly at (618) 462-1220 or by calling Best Western’s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number (800)-WESTERN. Reservations are also available from Best Western’s website at

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