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Many people find themselves traveling through St. Louis, Missouri because it is at a crossroads of America. But if you’re looking to stay in the city for a little longer than just an overnight stop, there are many hotels here that can accommodate you. If you’re looking for extended stay options due to work, a long vacation, a family visit, medical reasons or an emergency, here are the best hotels to choose from in St. Louis.
A top hotel in St. Louis, the glamorous Magnolia Hotel is a great pick for an extended stay because it offers discounted monthly rates, tax-exempt stays of 30 days or more, and 10 percent off on-site food and beverage purchases. The Gateway King Suites at the Magnolia have mini-fridges and posh living areas. Extended stay accommodation amenities apply to stays of 14 days or more. This is a historic hotel that was built in 1924 and has a collection of spacious guest rooms. It has a central location near Busch Stadium, America’s Center Convention Complex, and bars and Restaurants. It is a Marriott hotel partner, so you can take advantage of your Marriott perks here. Other reasons to stay here are the extended happy hour, complimentary Wi-Fi, executive-style work areas, and made-to-order meals at the on-site restaurant. There’s also a 24-hour fitness facility and laundry facilities here.
Residence Inns are also a good choice for extended stays, and there are a few of them in the St. Louis area. The Residence Inn St. Louis West County has spacious one and two-bedroom suites with separate areas for living and sleeping. The suites have fully equipped kitchens, and complimentary grocery delivery service is provided too. Guests enjoy the free hot breakfasts each morning, evening social hours, indoor pool, and fitness center on site. This St. Louis extended stay hotel has complimentary onsite parking and welcomes up to two pets per room (up to 80 pounds max) for $100. There are a collection of spacious suites here, as well as a barbecue/picnic area.
For longer stays in St. Louis, you may also want to consider a Ritz Carlton apartment that overlooks the heart of downtown Clayton. This hotel is less than 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis and the airport. It offers a fitness and massage center, 24-hour business center, and serviced apartment accommodations with full kitchens. Short and long-term stay housing arrangements are available here for up to four adults. Room features include a crib or rollaway bed upon request, French doors that open to a Juliet balcony, housekeeping upon request, a complimentary morning newspaper, and laundry and dry-cleaning services. It also has a large dine-in wine cellar, kids’ program and luxury spa.
This is a great Homewood Suites option in St. Louis for your extended stay. This hotel is just off I-64, across from the Galleria, and two miles from Washington University. The suites have full kitchens for your long stay, as well as separate living areas and a complimentary evening social on Mondays through Thursdays. Free hot breakfasts are available each day, free parking is on site, and Wi-Fi is free too. The hotel has an indoor pool, fitness center, business center, and meeting rooms.
There are also several Extended Stay-brand hotels in the St. Louis area for your budget-friendly, longer-term accommodations. The Extended Stay America – St. Louis – Airport – Central is a good option because of its location and service. This hotel offers full kitchens that are equipped with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, coffeemakers, cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery. Other offerings are the flat-screen TVs in the rooms, coin-operated laundry machines, free grab-and-go breakfasts, and enhanced Wi-Fi to stream shows from your personal devices. Pets are allowed for an extra fee, and full-service housekeeping is provided weekly.
To be in the heart of the Central West End, consider staying for a while at the Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta St. Louis. On-site you’ll find multiple restaurants, a fitness center, outdoor pool, rooftop ballrooms, and historic movie theater. The hotel offers discounted rates for extending your stay for seven nights or more. It has newly renovated guest rooms and suites, valet and guest laundry, a 24-hour business center, and in-room dining. This is a dog-friendly hotel that offers shuttle services as well.
You can stay at the Residence Inn St. Louis Westport for days, weeks, or months at a time. There are spacious studio and one-bedroom suites with separate living areas, full kitchens, and complimentary grocery delivery service. The hotel offers free hot breakfasts, social mixer nights, and free Wi-Fi. There’s also an outdoor pool, fitness center, and coin-operated laundry. This is a pet-friendly hotel that welcomes two pets per room (80 pounds max) for a $100 fee and parking is free on site.
Home2 Suite is a Hilton extended stay brand, and Home2 Suites by Hilton St. Louis/Forest Park is just off I-64/US-40 near Central West End. It’s less than 15 minutes from many St. Louis attractions, and the airport is 12 miles north of this all-suite hotel. The suites here have kitchenettes with full-size refrigerators, microwaves, and dishwashers. They also have sleeper sofas, complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD TVs, and ergonomic work stations. You can use the fitness center, enjoy free breakfasts each morning, and pick up general food items at the on-site shop while staying here.
This Residence Inn has apartment-style suites that are 50 percent larger than an average hotel room. It offers evening social events, free breakfasts, full kitchens in the suites, and complimentary Wi-Fi. You can use the outdoor pool and fitness center, as well as get free passes to the Heights Recreational Center nearby. The hotel is adjacent to I-170 and I-40 and near many popular restaurants. It is a two-story hotel with spacious suites and one that welcomes pets for a $100 fee.
Sonesta ES Suites St. Louis Westport is an all-suite hotel that is near the St. Louis Zoo, Missouri Botanical Gardens, and other attractions. It has spacious suites with multiple bedrooms and full kitchens. Other perks are the daily free hot breakfasts, onsite laundry, and free Wi-Fi. The attractive long-term rates make this a popular choice for companies that are relocating employees or hosting multi-week trainings.
There are multiple InTown Suites locations in the St. Louis area for a budget-friendly stay, including the InTown Suites St Louis Northwest. It’s in the northwest region of the city and offers low weekly rates with no credit checks or lease required. You’ll be close to the casinos and shopping centers and be able to use the full kitchen and high-speed Wi-Fi while staying here. Additional features are included utilities, guest laundry facilities, and a premium TV lineup.
Homewood Suites by Hilton St. Louis Westport offers studio and one-bedroom suites that have separate living and sleeping areas, as well as full kitchens with a fridge, microwave, and dishwasher. There’s plenty of space to do your work in here and accessible room options as well. The hotel is right off I-270 and five minutes from Westport Plaza. It features an indoor pool, free daily breakfast, free evening socials, and a putting green. Parking is free, and pets up to 20 pounds are allowed for a $50 fee.
This Staybridge Suites hotel is at the intersection of 270 and Page Avenue at Westport Plaza and offers apartment-style suites for longer stays. It has a complimentary breakfast buffet, self-laundry facilities, and guest rooms with full kitchens. There’s a fitness center on site and full housekeeping service too. Other reasons to stay include the in-room flexible workspaces, extensive kitchen equipment for preparing meals, on site business center, complimentary shuttle service, indoor pool, and evening social receptions on Mondays through Wednesdays.