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Experience historic Randolph County from the comfort of this charming Chester, Illinois hotel, just minutes from Fort DeChartres, Pierre Menards home and Fort Kaskaskia.

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 Menards home. This Chester hotel is also close to Cole Memorial Park and the Elias Kent Museum. Within an hours 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, Reids 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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2150 State Street
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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2150 State Street
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  • 60 mile(s) from St. Louis

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 99 traveller reviews
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Quiet, comfy, small town hotel

24/08/2016 stanton0918, Austin, Texas

We stayed here during the week so I can't attest to what it is like on the weekends, but during our stay it was nice and quiet....really quiet. We didn't get to try the breakfast and the pool was a li... more


Great place to stay!

11/08/2016 Mary Ann K, Salina, Kansas

We stayed here over a busy weekend and found it to be very clean, staffed with friendly people, and just what we hoped for! The lobby area is impressive, as is the area overlooking the lobby. We wil... more


Great Stay

10/08/2016 becca61616, Becca61615

Impromptu stop and we got the last room....and this was the only chain type hotel in Chester I think. The room was a King Whirlpool Ste I think they called it. A bit more than I normally pay for a roo... more


Love this hotel.

15/07/2016 Lynn Y,

Accommodations are one thing but what makes this Best Western so nice is the staff. Accommodations are nice but without a great staff your guests won't have a rememberable stay. The hotel is well mai... more

Owner Response
bwchester, Manager at BEST WESTERN Chester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Lynn, Thank you for staying with us. We are in a process of renovation too. Management

Super great Best Western

14/07/2016 Diann P, Austin, United States

What a pleasant surprise. The Best Western in Chester, Il, in the middle of nowhere, is beautifully decorated, the beds are super, the breakfast was great, and the staff could not have been more help... more

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bwchester, Manager at BEST WESTERN Chester Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Diann, Thank you so much for staying with us. Thanking you Management