The SpaceThe Carla Diane is here to provide you with an alternative experience to camping or staying in a hotel room with a view! She's a 36ft rustic cruiser ready to welcome you aboard!
Come stay at a unique place 15 minutes from Alton, IL & only 35 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Take a scenic drive up The Great River Road and visit one of the tourist hotspots, Grafton, IL. Our boat will make you feel right at home on the water, and the marina will make your stay that much more comfortable.
There are great amenities within the marina, as well as wonderful views with an impressive boating community. Relax, Renew, Restore! Guest AccessClubhouse with full kitchen, AC, full bathrooms with showers, washer/dryer, pool, marina grounds, & our boat. And of course the stunning views and relaxing environment :)
* If you want to enhance your stay, book "The Sunset Cruise Experience" or "The River Cruise Experience" (our optional river cruise listings) and cruise aboard our speedboat or the rustic Carla Diane to watch the sunset or to simply cruise up and down the beautiful Mississippi River!
On Airbnb app, click on our profile picture & scroll down to see all of our listings. Interaction with GuestsWe will meet you upon arrival to provide instructions. Can't wait to have you aboard! The NeighborhoodGated marina with code access only. Alton & Grafton, IL or Portage Des Sioux, MO will be the closest places with restaurant availability, if you opt out of cooking or going into St. Louis.
* The closest restaurant to the marina is called West Alton Bar & Grill, located at 14005 MO-94, West Alton, MO.
Hours: M-Th: 11am-1am kitchen closes at 8pm. Fri-Sat: 11am-1am kitchen closes at 9pm. Sun: 12pm-12am kitchen closes at 8pm. (We suggest calling in advance to confirm kitchen availability if it's near kitchen closing time) Getting AroundFree parking is available on the marina grounds. Alton, IL is the closest larger city with more dinning options, and attractions if you opt out of going into St. Louis. Other Things to NoteThis reservation includes an overnight stay on the boat, with complete use of the marina and its amenities.
* This is NOT a boat ride.
* If you want a boat ride look at our other listings or message us at time of booking.
The boat is equipped with air conditioning, and small fans. The clubhouse is also air conditioned.
There are multiple 120 volt outlets available on board.
Guests are to bring their own toiletries (toothpaste/toothbrush, soap for bathing, etc.), food to prepare if staying on marina grounds, & any other items of preference.
Your bedding accomodations are as follows: front berth are firm cushions with plenty of pillows and sheets covering the cushions; 1 full size sofa sleeper; 1 twin size small adult or child bed. If your looking for a 5 star hotel bedding experience, this is not the right accomodation for you.
Please bring an extra pair of socks or slippers, as we are a " NAKED FEET ONLY" boat. We will supply towels, cleaning supplies, bedding, dinnerware, games & 2 umbrellas.