Top 8 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Alton, Illinois - Updated 2023

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Situated on the banks of Mississippi River in Madison County, Alton is known for limestone bluffs overlooking the river valley. Some of the most notable and worth-visiting historical sites in this city are Confluence Tower, The Great River Road, and National Great Rivers Museum. The most popular things every tourist loves doing here are boating, hiking, fishing, and biking. You can also witness Alton’s rich wildlife at Audubon Center or hang out with the locals at a historic bar called Fast Eddie’s Bon Air. On the other hand, this majestic city is also the birthplace of the jazz legend Miles Davis, and the site of the 1858 debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Check out our top nine Airbnb vacation rentals in Alton, Illinois, if you’re interested to have a trip to this city.

1. Stylish penthouse loft with river views (from USD 211)

Stay in Alton in style when you book this newly remodeled penthouse loft with deck. The overall look of the home is grandiose and elegant, you’ll surely take many pictures of every corner. It features three large beds and two baths. It also has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight persons. There’s also a large terrace where you can hang out and marvel at the beauty of Mississippi Riverfront views. You’ll also have full access to the south-facing solid concrete deck with patio chairs so that you can enjoy river views as well. You can also take advantage of the amenities such as kitchen, wi-fi, laptop-friendly workspace, cable TV, and laundry facilities.

RIVER VIEW - Penthouse Loft w/ Riverview deck
Alton, Illinois, United States
134 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the master bedroom and great room are fantastic
great place with plenty of room and a nice view
not only are they beautiful comfortable and have amazing views but mike is very professional and responsive
this place is amazing spacious and cozy with a great view
we had 6 people and felt like we had plenty of room
very clean and modern
the place is spotless and charming
it was clean and had everything we needed
excellent place to stay the condo is beautiful and clean
the place was perfect spacious and clean
mike is the best host
thank you mike for being a great host
our host mike was great
mike is a very accommodating and helpful host
fantastic host and wonderful place
the location is great
i enjoyed the decor and location
great location and view
the town of alton is so very friendly with cute shops and restaurants in walking distance
such a great place and close to lots of great eating places
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2. Gorgeous apartment for four (from USD 276)

It may look like a typical American home outside but inside this vacation home, you’ll be impressed with the combined modern and traditional 1950’s style of decor and furniture. This apartment for four is a great choice if you need an extended stay in Alton. During your stay here, you’ll get full use of the private entrance, fully stocked kitchen, free wi-fi, covered porch, HD television, DVD, and living room. The location is also excellent as it is very close to wineries, specialty stores, wineries, golf courses, and a lot of Alton main points of attraction. As for the sleeping arrangements, this beautiful home features one double bed and two single beds – all of which are spacious and very comfy.

Spacious 2BR w/Full Kitchen - Alton Extended Stay
Alton, Illinois, United States
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the internet wi-fi was flawless and fast
wifi is great tvs in all rooms
the apartment has nice little front and back porches with small tables and chairs
it was a comfortable place to stay on our route 66 road trip
the apartment was very clean and adequate
the apartment was clean
the house was clean and located in quiet area
james and his staff were very easy to communicate with and always ready to answer questions
james and sandy are very gracious and accommodating
this place was pretty awesome james is a amazing host and willing to make your experience great
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3. Cozy vintage home with sky view ceiling (from USD 134)

Want to sleep under a night sky? Choose this vacation rental and you’ll experience resting in a king suite with a sky-view ceiling. This one-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to two guests. It features one bed, one bath, and a private entrance using keypad entry. Other nice perks include a gas fireplace, a full kitchen, and a seating area. If these cool features are not enough, free breakfast, snacks, and coffee are also provided. Other essential amenities include wi-fi, free parking, TV, iron, hairdryer, and a heating unit to ensure guests’ comfort.

Häagen Haus Sky View Apartment
Alton, Illinois, United States
21 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the place itself was beautiful and clean
we absolutely loved this space great location beautiful space we will defiantly stay again
it is absolutely great i love the character of the place
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4. Unique brick home in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 185)

This vacation rental boasts three bedrooms, an outdoor patio, two baths, and a quiet location. The place is well-maintained and cleaned thoroughly for your safety. You’ll also feel inspired during your stay here due to the surrounding trees and natural lighting inside the house. You’ll also be amazed by the newly finished red oak hardwood floors throughout the house. Access to the entire house is all yours once you check in, and you can expect amenities such as HD smart TV, high-speed wi-fi, spacious living room, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Historic Alton/Godfrey Home with Modern Comforts
Alton, Illinois, United States
107 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi and tv worked great too
wonderful roomy comfortable house w/ all the amenities
great amenities and great shower too this is such a better option than a hotel
three bedrooms all newly dressed with fresh bedding - mattresses all really comfortable
the kitchen was fully equipped which was great because we were traveling with a toddler
clean and comfy with great communication
super clean very comfortable
the house was clean had comfy beds and great linens
it is clean comfortable and cozy
beautiful clean home with lots of space
they was very responsive
the hosts were excellent communicators
he kept checking to make sure we were ok and was such a fantastic host
the owners have thought of everything to make people’s stays comfortable
the hosts were helpful and so responsive - made everything really easy
first - the location is beautiful
this house is in a great location
the neighborhood is cute and quiet
the location was perfect for access to alton and godfrey
lovely neighborhood and in walking distance to the mississippi river
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5. Posh private room for two (from USD 315)

Rather than staying at an ordinary inn, motel, or hotel, why not stay in this luxurious newly remodeled vacation rental? This accommodation is a perfect choice if you’re traveling as a couple because the room is spacious enough for intimate moments. The private room, situated on the third floor, has a seating area, a bed desk with flowers, a private bathroom with an Italian marble floor, window seats, and a comfy rosewood bed. To make the bonding with your loved-one more exciting, you can try the host’s 24-hour chocolate buffet offering. On the 2nd floor, you are allowed to read a book at the library or chill out in the music room. Other amenities include free wi-fi, cable TV, an indoor fireplace, and free parking.

BEALL MANSION - 3rd Floor Suite with Claw Foot Tub
Alton, Illinois, United States
5 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the property is very clean and decorated with fantastic antiques
host is very welcoming and responses very quickly with any questions or concerns
honestly this place and the hosts are superb
jim is a great host and makes you feel comfortable immediately you set for inside
this is a special place to get away
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6. Lovely loft with Mississippi river views (from USD 145)

This Riverview loft apartment has a homey vibe amplified by its vibrant setting and chic interior design. The apartment features two bedrooms, two beds, and one bathroom. It can accommodate up to four guests at the same time. It is also close to Alton’s top historical destinations such as Confluence Point. The host is very friendly and attentive, and he does his best to make every guest feel at home. You will also find other useful amenities such as free wi-fi, laptop-friendly workspace, cable TV, hairdryer, kitchen, and free parking.

Riverview Loft! Downtown Alton
Alton, Illinois, United States
62 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen that was well-stocked with necessary items comfortable beds great view from terrace
great apartment with an amazing view it was everything we expected and more
the place was very comfortable
being very particular about cleanliness mike’s place exceeded my expectations on being very clean & organized
the space was very nice and clean
it was super comfortable quiet and clean
this was a fantastic space and a great value beautifully renovated lots of character and very clean
mike is an excellent host quick and easy to communicate with and his hospitality is outstanding
mike was very helpful and friendly
mike was very nice and accommodating
cute little apartment with a great location
great location with restaurants stores and shops close by all within walking distance
close to some great bike trails also when needing to get outside
great location and good communication
great place great location very cool old building unit all redone and new
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7. Charming studio with river views for four (from USD 131)

This modern studio is perfect if you are interested in staying at a place with historic charm. With one bedroom and two beds, this rental can accommodate up to four persons. The location is excellent as well because it is located near Alton’s primary tourist destinations such as Alton Riverfront Amphitheater, Riverfront Park, and Argosy Alton Belle Casino. Once you check in, you’ll get full access to every space of the studio including its nice amenities and facilities. This rental is a great place to enjoy views of the Mississippi River and Alton Marina. You’ll surely come back once you experience staying here. Amenities include a kitchen, cable TV, free wi-fi, washer, dryer, and a work table.

Nice!! - Studio loft w/ river view
Alton, Illinois, United States
135 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wow what a great view and comfortable place
a well maintained and very pleasant apartment w a terrific balcony looking out on the river
we enjoyed going to the post commons for breakfast and coffee
great studio apartment with an amazing river view and easy walking access to restaurants
our stay at this air bnb was awesome the apartment was clean and updated with incredibly cozy beds
very clean and comfy
very clean and tons of character
great clean space very nicely renovated
clean secure and comfy
clean and had all the items that we needed
mike is a wonderful host
mike was a wonderful and friendly host
mike is a great host
mike was awesome and very helpful
beautiful place mike was very accommodating and a great host
super close to st
a great location in alton
beautiful wood and location
perfect location for a night out in alton
the location and space are great
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8. Incredible apartment with excellent location (from USD 250)

With three bedrooms, three beds, and three bathrooms, this apartment can fit up to six guests. The place is situated in a great location as it is just less than half a mile from top Alton spots such as Alton Riverfront Amphitheater and Argosy Alton Belle Casino. You don’t have to walk that far if you want to chill with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine because there’s a lounge at the bottom level of the place. Shops, breweries, and restaurants are also just walking distance from the place. On the other hand, you can make use of the nice amenities here, such as free wi-fi, heating, airconditioning, TV, and bathroom essentials.

Three Bedroom River View Guest House
Alton, Illinois, United States
34 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in boutique hotel 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although lots of wonderful things adorned the common area the only real gathering space was the table
every table is full of wonderful knick-knacks including the back of the toilets and tables in the bathrooms
there's no kitchen area but there is a huge dining table in the common area
lynn was wonderfully accommodating and friendly
the earthtone festival took place right on the same street
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Your comfort in Alton is just one tap away

Book one of our top nine vacation rentals in Alton, Illinois if you are seeking maximum comfort and warmth. Our listings above are carefully selected and have already acquired many positive reviews, so what you see here is what you’ll get. Have an awesome trip!

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