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Alton, IL, United States, 2012/09/04 - When looking for the top places to stay on a business trip, weekend getaway or vacation, many travelers turn to TripAdvisor for the best destinations. For a 2nd year in a row the Beall Mansion has earned their Certificate of Excellence - BeallMansion.com.
Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed and Breakfast Inn announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,“which honors top-rated accommodation businesses, restaurants and attractions, as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site*.
To qualify, a businesses must maintain an average rating of four or higher out of a possible five stars, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include volume of reviews and how recently they have been submitted by TripAdvisor travelers. The accolade is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. This is the second year in a row the Beall Mansion has received the coveted honor.
“We are proud to have received this honor from TripAdvisor,” said Jim and Sandy Belote, Co-owners of the Beall Mansion. “We cannot thank our guests enough for having made this possible.”
According to said Christine Petersen, President of TripAdvisor for Business,“The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence program gives exceptional businesses in a variety of different industries around the world the recognition they deserve. From top-rated restaurants in Boston to top-rated attractions in Barcelona, we want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience.”
About Beall Mansion
The Beall Mansion, located at 407 E. 12th St., Alton, IL
Beall Mansion (beallmansion.com) is 25 minutes from the St. Louis Gateway Arch on Millionaire’s Row in historic Alton, IL.Built in 1903 as a wedding gift by railroad baron Z. B. Job and later the residence of Senator Edmond Beall, the mansion was opened to the public by Jim and Sandy Belote as a bed and breakfast inn in 1998.
Each guestroom boasts a triple sheeted feather bed; private bath with Italian marble floor, shower and whirlpool for two or clawfoot tub; HDTV, DVD, hardwood floors and hand sewn oriental rugs. King rooms also have a fireplace with hand carved mantle and gas logs.
Property amenities include special meeting space, special packages, corporate discounts, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, and a 24 hour “all you can eat” chocolate buffet.
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TripAdvisor also operates TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to Trip Advisor’s millions of monthly visitors. The division includes Business Listings, which allows hoteliers to connect directly to millions of researching travelers, and Vacation Rentals, which helps property managers and individual home owners list their properties and showcase hotel alternatives.