Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the newest property to join its recently developed, upscale Best Western Premier brand—the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel in Alton, Ill.

The Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel offers 136 guest rooms and is making its debut following a $4.2 million renovation. The hotel’s transformation showcases a contemporized design, with a splash of Midwestern flare—providing an upscale experience for guests. Visitors are greeted by the hotel’s lobby, which features ample seating, a soothing waterfall and an elegant fireplace.

The Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel claims to be the only full-service hotel in Alton that can accommodate business travelers, long-term stay guests, leisure travelers, business meetings, banquets, church or social retreats, corporate meetings and conventions, weddings and conferences.

The hotel contains five meeting rooms alongside its conference and banquet facilities.

Guests looking to treat their taste buds to the mouthwatering flavors of the local surroundings don’t have to travel far to do so. The Great Rivers Tap & Grill—the hotel’s on-site restaurant considered to be one of the area’s favorite hidden gems—offers selections that are handcrafted and chosen for the regions around the Mississippi River and the Great Rivers region. The restaurant also offers live entertainment during special events, as well as karaoke and dance music every Friday and Saturday.

With a strong commitment to providing guests with an excellent stay, the property was recently honored with the highly coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2017, which celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

The hotel’s location in Alton is also within close proximity to St. Louis, providing travelers a central location to explore what both cities have to offer. Nearby tourist sites include the St. Louis Gateway Arch, National Great Rivers Museum, Lewis and Clark Visitors Center, National Great Rivers Scenic Byway, Busch Stadium—home to the St. Louis Cardinals, Gordon Moore State Park, and many more.

As an added perk, the Best Western Premier Alton-St. Louis Area Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service for all of its guests, which travels to some of the nearby attractions and business hubs.