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Red Lion Inn & Suites Opens in Pontoon Beach and Caseyville, IL

Sonesta Expands Portfolio into Greater St. Louis Area with New Select-Service Hotels

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta) today announced the grand openings of Red Lion Inn & Suites Pontoon Beach, a 53-room hotel located in Pontoon Beach, Illinois, and Red Lion Inn & Suites Caseyville, a 55-room hotel located in Caseyville, Illinois.

“Sonesta’s portfolio continues to grow with the addition of these two Red Lion Inn & Suites in Greater St. Louis,” said Keith Pierce, EVP and President of Franchise & Development, Sonesta. “With an operating structure that delivers fast, friendly, and flexible service to franchisees, Sonesta was able to open each of these two hotels in under 30 days from signing with the hotels’ owners.”

Red Lion Inn & Suites Pontoon Beach is located at 1240 E. Chain of Rocks Road in Pontoon Beach, IL. Pontoon Beach is in Madison County, just 15 miles northeast of St. Louis, and is known for the 2,300-acre Gateway Commerce Center. The hotel also has convenient access to Horseshoe Lake State Park and Walkers Island and proximity to major highways, including I-270 and I-255.

Red Lion Inn & Suites Caseyville is located at 8950 Tucker Drive in Caseyville, IL. Caseyville is known for Gateway Motorsports Park and is home to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site which is just 12 miles east of St. Louis. The hotel offers convenient access to these sites and major highways, including I-64.

Red Lion Inn & Suites give on-the-go travelers a memorable place to rest, recharge, and embark on great adventures at over 30 locations. Conveniently located near city centers, Red Lion Inn & Suites are the ultimate basecamp for adventures at nearby destinations. Each hotel features amenities such as complimentary WiFi, grab & go food service, a lobby coffee station, and bikes for guest use.


Sonesta is one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the U.S., currently ranked 8th by Smith Travel Research (STR) with 1,100 properties totaling 100,000 guest rooms across 13 brands in eight countries. You will find nearly 300 hotels under one of Sonesta’s seven brands – Royal Sonesta ; Sonesta Hotels & Resorts ; Sonesta Select ; Sonesta ES Suites ; Sonesta Simply Suites ; Sonesta Posadas del Inca ; Sonesta Cruise Collection – operating in the U.S., Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Peru, and St. Maarten.

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