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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Good location. Plenty of parking. Friendly staff. Nice grounds. Good check-in. Clean common areas. Clean room. Everything updated and nicely cared for. Breakfast not healthy except for few items...
By Michael D
Winchester, Virginia on 14-May-2018
We had the best experience here. We travel for a living and many hotels are not up to expectations. This place is clean..staff is amazingly helpful. Cleaning people are amazing especially Karen. They...
Cherry Valley, IL., United States on 04-Mar-2018
I booked 2 rooms at this motel for us and our sister in law and husband for a little get away it was a very clean motel, the beds were perfect, the breakfast was good, the gentleman working the front...
Illinois City, Illinois on 21-Feb-2018
Excellent place to stay the staff is very helpful and the motel is always clean and quiet. This motel is convenient for the business I need to complete while in this area.. It is the motel in...
By Lucille B
Colona, United States on 30-Nov-2017
Last minute decision to drive south from STL but Ste. Gen was booked full so this was the next closest hotel - about a 30 min drive from Ste. Gen and 1 hour from the wineries. Arrived a bit late but...