Alton’s Riverfront District

Up-scale short term and extended stay guest lodging, for the Greater St Louis area

The Cracker Factory is set like a jewel above the 19th Century brick streets that line Alton’s historic downtown.  Take a stroll and explore the unique restaurants, local craft breweries, museums, art galleries, antique shops, and entertainment venues, or enjoy a birds’ eye view of the nearby wetlands.

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The Cracker Factory is set like a jewel above the 19th Century brick streets that line Alton’s historic downtown.  

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Choice loft accommodations in a cozy studio setting, with a river view balcony.

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Top floor living combining luxury and comfort for relaxing or entertaining, with a bird’s eye river view from private decks.

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Deluxe 2nd floor suite on west end with prominent rustic wood features, an upscale feel, and expansive river view.

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Deluxe 2nd floor suite on east end designed with authentic brick, infused with fresh style, and offering panoramic river views.

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Enjoy the River Bend lifestyle

Explore the many sites, sounds and restaurants of the Great River Road area in just one day. The Aton area will leave you feeling relaxed and fulfilled.