3411 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO, 63103
This stunning boutique hotel is a joint project between St. Louis University and the Lawrence Group. The hotel is in a renovated building from 1910 that was vacant for years before its development began in 2010. The space was renovated extensively to create a chic, modern hotel. Each room is elegant, unique, modern and beautifully appointed. Reviewers are raving about the comfort, service and delicious food being offered downtown at the Ignacio.
The Wildwood Hotel
2801 Fountain Place
Wildwood, MO 63040
The Wildwood Hotel is a luxurious boutique retreat in West County. Although it’s a distance from downtown, the location is perfect for those who have business in Chesterfield or Manchester. The hotel is conveniently located near Six Flags and the Hidden Valley golf/ski resort in Eureka. The hotel offers an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, down comforters and other luxury appointments. Continental breakfast is included, and the mid-range rates are very reasonable for the level of luxury and service offered at this hotel.
6300 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117
Located within walking distance of Forest Park, this British-themed Cheshire boutique hotel is a traveler’s dream. The Fox and the Hounds pub within the hotel is a hot spot for local professionals at happy hour, and will serve drinks poolside. Rooms can be upgraded to Royal King or Epic King Poolside. Suites are themed around British literature, so you can opt for the Peter Rabbit or the Sherlock Holmes suite, among others. This is the spot for luxurious atmosphere and old-world charm. An English breakfast is included, of course.
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The Parkway Hotel
4550 Forest Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Located in the Central West End, a neighborhood of stately historic homes, gourmet restaurants and nightlife, the Parkway prides itself on offering affordable luxury to its guests. The award-winning hotel is within walking distance of Forest Park and allows pets up to 50 pounds. The Parkway offers packages for families and romantic getaways for couples. Use its package planning service to set up everything you need for a fantastic weekend getaway. A full breakfast is complimentary.
Grand Center Inn
3716 Grandel Square
St. Louis, MO 63108
Grand Center Inn is housed in a 19th century mansion in the heart of the St. Louis theater district. This small boutique hotel consists of just seven rooms and suites. The suites have their own mini-kitchens. The accommodations are bed and breakfast style, with more spaciousness and personality than you would find in an ordinary hotel. The neighborhood boasts the Fabulous Fox Theatre, jazz clubs, restaurants, concert halls and much more. Continental breakfast is included.
Lauren Haas was the founder and publisher of The St. Louis Area Family Gazette magazine, and editor-in-chief of Marketplace Magazine. Now, Lauren is a full-time freelance writer who travels the world, using St. Louis as her base. Contact her at Lauren@LaurenHaas.com