Best Western Chester Hotel

2150 State Street, Chester, IL 62233-1100
Phone: +1 618-826-3034   |   Fax: 618/826-3045   |   46 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 1:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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.

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!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • Exercise facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Spacious grounds for outdoor activities
  • Complimentary coffee in lobby 24 hours
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Safe deposit box
  • Audio/visual equipment upon request
  • 24-hour front desk and staff
  • Free parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Fax services available 24 hours
  • Photocopy services, 24 hours
  • Interior corridor
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Best Western Chester Hotel

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Best Western Chester Hotel

Conveniently located, the best western chester hotel in Chester, Illinois is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 37.922535  /  Latitude: -89.808345


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. Take Illinois Route 150 East. Chester is two miles east of Illinois Route 3, 18 miles east of Exit 129 on Interstate 55 at Perryville, Missouri via Chester Mississippi River Bridge. The Best Western Chester Hotel is located nine miles west of Illinois Route 4 on Route 150.

Best Western Chester Hotel

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Chester Bridge over the Mississippi River

The Chester Bridge spans 2,826 feet over the Mississippi River and connects Illinois Route 150 with Missouri's Route 51. The bridge first opened in 1942 as a toll bridge - with the tolls removed in 1989. The bridge averages more than 5,500 passengers daily. Visitors of the bridge will recognize it from the beginning of the 1967 film, In the Heat of the Night.

While in Chester, be sure to visit Elzie C. Segar Memorial Park and have your picture taken with the bronze statue of Popeye, the famous cartoon character. Make yourself at home at the Best Western in Popeye's home town of Chester, in Southern Illinois.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2 mile(s) from Popeye Statue River Overlook
  • 2 mile(s) from Cohen Mansion
  • 2 mile(s) from Elias Kent Monument
  • 2 mile(s) from Randolph County Museum
  • 2 mile(s) from Cole Memorial Park
  • 5 mile(s) from Mary's River Covered Bridge
  • 10 mile(s) from Fort Kaskaskia
  • 10 mile(s) from Randolph County Lake
  • 12 mile(s) from Governor Bond Memorial
  • 20 mile(s) from Fort de Chartres
  • 20 mile(s) from Randolph County Fairgrounds
  • 20 mile(s) from Pierre Menard's home
  • 30 mile(s) from Baldwin Lake
  • 30 mile(s) from Kaskaskia River
  • 35 mile(s) from Illinois Caverns
  • 35 mile(s) from General Joshua A Logan Museum

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Best Western Chester Hotel

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