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 deckAlton, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the view from the master bedroom and great room are fantasticgreat place with plenty of room and a nice viewnot only are they beautiful comfortable and have amazing views but mike is very professional and responsivethis place is amazing spacious and cozy with a great viewwe had 6 people and felt like we had plenty of room
Cleanliness:very clean and modernthe place is spotless and charmingit was clean and had everything we neededexcellent place to stay the condo is beautiful and cleanthe place was perfect spacious and clean
Host:mike is the best hostthank you mike for being a great hostour host mike was greatmike is a very accommodating and helpful hostfantastic host and wonderful placeRead more reviews
Location:the location is greati enjoyed the decor and locationgreat location and viewthe town of alton is so very friendly with cute shops and restaurants in walking distancesuch a great place and close to lots of great eating places
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 StayAlton, Illinois, United States
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Amenities & Room:the internet wi-fi was flawless and fastwifi is great tvs in all roomsthe apartment has nice little front and back porches with small tables and chairsit was a comfortable place to stay on our route 66 road trip
Cleanliness:the apartment was very clean and adequatethe apartment was cleanthe house was clean and located in quiet areaRead more reviews
Host:james and his staff were very easy to communicate with and always ready to answer questionsjames and sandy are very gracious and accommodatingthis place was pretty awesome james is a amazing host and willing to make your experience great
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 ApartmentAlton, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the place itself was beautiful and cleanRead more reviews
Location:we absolutely loved this space great location beautiful space we will defiantly stay againit is absolutely great i love the character of the place
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 ComfortsAlton, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi and tv worked great toowonderful roomy comfortable house w/ all the amenitiesgreat amenities and great shower too this is such a better option than a hotelthree bedrooms all newly dressed with fresh bedding - mattresses all really comfortablethe kitchen was fully equipped which was great because we were traveling with a toddler
Cleanliness:clean and comfy with great communicationsuper clean very comfortablethe house was clean had comfy beds and great linensit is clean comfortable and cozybeautiful clean home with lots of space
Host:they was very responsivethe hosts were excellent communicatorshe kept checking to make sure we were ok and was such a fantastic hostthe owners have thought of everything to make people’s stays comfortablethe hosts were helpful and so responsive - made everything really easyRead more reviews
Location:first - the location is beautifulthis house is in a great locationthe neighborhood is cute and quietthe location was perfect for access to alton and godfreylovely neighborhood and in walking distance to the mississippi river
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 TubAlton, Illinois, United States
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Cleanliness:the property is very clean and decorated with fantastic antiques
Host:host is very welcoming and responses very quickly with any questions or concernshonestly this place and the hosts are superbjim is a great host and makes you feel comfortable immediately you set for insideRead more reviews
Location:this is a special place to get away
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 AltonAlton, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:kitchen that was well-stocked with necessary items comfortable beds great view from terracegreat apartment with an amazing view it was everything we expected and morethe place was very comfortable
Cleanliness:being very particular about cleanliness mike’s place exceeded my expectations on being very clean & organizedthe space was very nice and cleanit was super comfortable quiet and cleanthis was a fantastic space and a great value beautifully renovated lots of character and very clean
Host:mike is an excellent host quick and easy to communicate with and his hospitality is outstandingmike was very helpful and friendlymike was very nice and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:cute little apartment with a great locationgreat location with restaurants stores and shops close by all within walking distanceclose to some great bike trails also when needing to get outsidegreat location and good communicationgreat place great location very cool old building unit all redone and new
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 viewAlton, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:wow what a great view and comfortable placea well maintained and very pleasant apartment w a terrific balcony looking out on the riverwe enjoyed going to the post commons for breakfast and coffeegreat studio apartment with an amazing river view and easy walking access to restaurantsour stay at this air bnb was awesome the apartment was clean and updated with incredibly cozy beds
Cleanliness:very clean and comfyvery clean and tons of charactergreat clean space very nicely renovatedclean secure and comfyclean and had all the items that we needed
Host:mike is a wonderful hostmike was a wonderful and friendly hostmike is a great hostmike was awesome and very helpfulbeautiful place mike was very accommodating and a great hostRead more reviews
Location:super close to sta great location in altonbeautiful wood and locationperfect location for a night out in altonthe location and space are great
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 HouseAlton, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:although lots of wonderful things adorned the common area the only real gathering space was the tableevery table is full of wonderful knick-knacks including the back of the toilets and tables in the bathroomsthere's no kitchen area but there is a huge dining table in the common area
Host:lynn was wonderfully accommodating and friendlyRead more reviews
Location:the earthtone festival took place right on the same street
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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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