Other areas to stay in St Louis
Westport Plaza is an upbeat and vibrant business park only 15 minutes from Downtown St. Louis and 10 minutes from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. This 42-acre commercial development is easily explored on foot, and you can wander at your leisure between restaurants, entertainment venues, and shops. Celebrate your special occasions here with friends and family, or visit to enjoy the annual festivals, concerts, and fantastic shopping!
Dine in top-notch restaurants such as the Drunken Fish for out-of-this-world sushi, or go for a taste of the Mediterranean at Dino’s Deli which serves authentic Greek cuisine.
For late nights, check out the Trainwreck Saloon, to enjoy live music and drink specials in a place that looks straight out of an old cowboy movie! Extend your awesome shopping experience by staying overnight at one of the two on-site hotels; the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel or the Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel.
Most booked hotel in Westport: La Quinta by Wyndham St. Louis Westport ⭐⭐⭐
Families with kids
Union Station is a historical train station turned commercial center that makes the ultimate family getaway or day out. It is conveniently located downtown and is only 25 minutes west of The Arch on foot. There is so much to do and see here that boredom definitely won’t be an issue! Take a ride on the 200-foot high Ferris wheel or turn the adventure up a notch by trying out the thrilling ropes course. Union Station is also home to the St. Louis Aquarium, a must-see attraction that houses 13,000 animals.
Feed your appetite at the Soda Fountain and try their famous “Freak Shakes” and burgers, or for a more adult choice, The Train Shed serves great food plus creative cocktails and beer on tap.
If one day wasn’t enough, choose to stay at the heart of all the action at the Union Station Hotel, or nearby at The Last Hotel.
Most booked hotel in Union Square: Drury Inn St. Louis Union Station ⭐⭐⭐
Central West End
Central West End is an exciting neighborhood in St. Louis located just west of downtown approx. 3.5 miles away from the city center. The best way to explore the area is to mingle at spacious, street-side patios next to antique stores. You can also play chess with the locals on the sidewalk outside the Chess Club which can be a great way to mingle with the locals.
There are some amazing places to dine at such as the Mandarin Lounge which offers drinks at the rooftop bar. You can also savor an ice cream cone with the kids from Jeni’s.
Other attractions at Central West End include Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis which has the largest collection of mosaics in the world. There are a few options to stay in this neighborhood which include Home2Suites by the Hilton and Parkway Hotel for a comfortable stay.
Most booked hotel in Central West End: The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta St. Louis ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Clayton is another sophisticated town located 8.3 miles away from St. Louis downtown. There are lots to do here in this neighborhood from exploring boutiques, galleries to having a meal at one of the great restaurants. There are many historic homes, high rises and coffee shops to explore throughout the city to keep you occupied.
Taste of Clayton food festival is another attraction which can be a great addition to your tour in Clayton if you’re here during that time. There is a Music and Wine Festival as well in the city in June.
There are many hotel options in the city which you can choose from like the Clayton Plaza Hotel or Hampton Inns and Suites which can make for a great family stay in the city.
Most booked hotel in Clayton: Le Méridien St. Louis ⭐⭐⭐⭐