Experience historic Randolph County from the comfort of this charming Chester, Illinois hotel, just minutes from Fort DeChartres, Pierre Menard's home and Fort Kaskaskia.
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Located on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, the Best Western Chester Hotel offers guests the perfect home away from home while they experience all that the area has to offer. History lovers delight in the many well-known historical attractions, such as Fort DeChartres, the Popeye® Statue River Outlook, the Cohen Mansion and author Pierre Menard's home. This Chester hotel is also close to Cole Memorial Park and the Elias Kent Museum. Within an hour's drive of Chester, guests can visit Fairmount Park, Gateway International Raceway and Six Flags® Over Mid-America in nearby St. Louis.
This Chester hotel is a favorite among travelers who are attending one of the areas many music festivals and annual events, such as the Prairie DuRocher Rendezvous, the Grand American or shooting events at the World Shooting Complex in Sparta, IL. This Chester hotel is also a great choice for Popeye® fans, the beloved cartoon character originated here and the town is host to the annual Popeye® Picnic each fall.
Business travelers appreciate that the Best Western Chester Hotel is close to many area businesses, such as the Menard Correctional Center, the Chester Mental Health Center, the Gilster Mary Lee Corporation and the Union Pacific Railroad. This Chester hotel is also just 60 miles from St. Louis.
The Best Western Chester Hotel offers 46 spacious guest rooms featuring a work desk, microwave, refrigerator, cable TV with HBO® and Wi-Fi access. Our guests are invited to take a dip in our sparkling outdoor pool. For added convenience, Reid's Harvest House Restaurant is nearby and offers a discount for guests staying at this Chester Best Western.
For a comfortable stay at an affordable price, make your reservation at the Best Western Chester Hotel!
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This hotel was definitely a value. There is noise from traffic if you are in a roadside room but it didn't bother us. Clean and well kept. Close dining options as well. There is a breakfast with...
Have stayed here frequently as it is close to Ste. Genevieve,MO, and we always enjoy the Popeye Picnic. Cute and friendly town with good eateries close by! This hotel always has clean rooms and...
By Joanne T
Saint Louis, Missouri on 10-Sep-2018
If you find yourself in the area of Chester and need a hotel, this is an excellent choice. The staff is very friendly, the hotel is spotless and very well updated, and the breakfast is more than...
Lake Forest, Illinois on 05-Aug-2018
This place is phenomenal. Has pool, games (hoseshoes, bean bag toss, etc) fitness center, picnic pavillion with bbq grill, wonderful breakfast, comfortable beds and very friendly staff. You really...
Poplar Bluff, Missouri on 01-Aug-2018
So far staff courteous, not crowded in the late summer month. 2.5 miles off freeway of highway 51 in Illinois. Quite clean and looks up to date. My family came in at midnight and loved the quietness...