jackson house bed and breakfast alton illinois
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Jackson House is located in the Upper Alton Historic District just north of Route 140 and the Southern Illinois University Dental School. Jackson House offers a great central location for travelers interested in the antique shops, golfing, and riverboat gambling of Alton, the historical and archaeological sites of Cahokia and Springfield, the scenery and picturesque towns of the Great Mississippi River Road, and the attractions of St. Louis. A local map showing numbered routes and nearby streets is available.

House Tours for prospective guests are offered by appointment only. Tour availability is limited by room occupancy and owner's schedule. Tours may be scheduled Monday through Thursday before 7 p.m. Please call for an appointment no more than 24 hours before you would like to visit Jackson House. Unfortunately, in most cases we cannot handle group tours.

Fireplace Room: $125 per night
Master Bedroom: $125 per night
The Barn: $175 per night
The Cave: $175 per night

Reservations are essential, so please call ahead. We may not be able to accept reservations requested less than 24 hours before arrival. We request a deposit of one night's stay, which we will refund if a cancellation is received more than 48 hours before arrival.

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 8 P.M. Check-out by 11:00 AM.

Credit Cards
We accept Visa and Mastercard

In most cases families with children under 13 will be offered accommodations only in the guest houses.

Please let us know in advance if you would like to bring a pet to Jackson House. Guests with pets will be offered accommodations only in The Barn or The Cave. Jackson House has three resident dogs who keep to themselves unless friendship is obviously welcome.

Limited off street parking is available for Jackson House guests. Please let us know if your reservation will involve parking more than one car on the property. We may not be able to accommodate larger vehicles.

Beverages are available and guests have use of small refrigerators in the dining room and guest houses.

Smoking is permitted on the porch, patio, and deck only.

The small size of our staff limits our ability to accept deliveries for guests of items such as flowers or food.
Sorry! Jackson House does not have facilities for weddings, receptions, parties, meetings or other similar events.

main house in fall

main house porch

barn in winter


Jackson House
1821 Seminary Street
Alton, Illinois 62002

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