Balloon Glow -2013 St. Louis MO USA Inside cathedral The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the most photographed landmarks in Forest Park, if not in Saint Louis. I thought I would switch up the classic shot by photographing it at night.
#troveontuesday Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #STUNNINGSTRUCTURES Balloon Race 2013. St Louis MO USA Hindu statue at Grand Basin, watch out for the monkeys, they'll get ya. Hot Air Balloon Race, St Louis MO The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #STUNNINGSTRUCTURES #INSTONE Mosaic interiors, considered the biggest mosaic interiors in the world! #architecture Near the Muny Opera Absolutely beautiful inside and out! Definitely worth a visit if ever near St. Louis! Pagoda circle- near the Muny at Forest park - St. Louis Missouri Fall in St. Louis - at Art Museum What is the best museum in St. Louis? The art museum, of course! Not only are there thousands of years of art inside but the outside is one of the most iconic places in STL. before a storm rolled in. One of the most beautiful spots in St. Louis, MO. The Central West End is the place to be if you want to eat, shop, or enjoy some coffee and people watch. This was taken at Forest Park during the #stlfair and it was so green there! Gorgeous night at Forest 🌳 Park Grand Basin by Art Hill in the Central West Area of St.Louis! Peaceful and attracts health and photography enthusiasts!! #Hometownspot Just hanging out watching the tourists. I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA Fancy pizza, worth the lack of parking situation! :) World largest chess pieces? I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE Elephant #zoo #green Named after Nathan Frank, St. Louis lawyer , who donated $50,000 to erect a new bandstand, making the first private gift to a St. Louis park. It was dedicated in 1925. Of classic Renaissance design, the new bandstand was designed by Heffensteller, Hirsch and Watson and made of white marble with bronze railings and ornaments.
#InStone Long Exposure of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.
#InStone Oldest cathedral in North America. Pictures don't even come close, you have to see it! The rooftop is the best spot at the Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis, MO. You can overlook the Coffee cartel Street performers - coffee cartel Food Truck Friday Tower Grove. Making new friends. Come to museum on Fridays when all exhibits are free and don't miss Monet's Water Lilies. #WeekendGetaway #Colorful One of the many beautiful monuments in Forest Park. Looking around Great food, neat decorations, a little dingy - definitely unique. Grand basin and art hill - forest park St Louis Mo Missouri history museum Balloon race at forest Park St Louis 2014. Nice architecture... The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #STUNNINGSTRUCTURES #lifeatexpedia The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #STUNNINGSTRUCTURES The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #STUNNINGSTRUCTURES I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #STUNNINGSTRUCTURES Close up sun bear shot.#green I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE Tallest and shortest coffee cups! Elephant exhibit at the St. Louis zoo. Bonus: they permit beer, Budweiser of course. The fire department bell Lunch time I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE #lifeatexpedia Warm summer day in Forest Park #lifeatexpedia I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA #INSTONE Beautiful structure inside and out. I have been here several times, and on this trip I decided to try a few black and white shots. The colors in this place are so striking, so stunning that it would be hard to beat. The black and whites turned out pretty impressive as well.
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors, hand placed and tapped in at different angles to reflect the light. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world. It took 75 years to install. It was completed by two men. Started by the father and finished by the son.
I have seen a lot of gorgeous churches, but this made me take a step back at both the enormity of the space the the gorgeous colors that coat every surface... #LIFEATEXPEDIA The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.
#InStone The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, also known as the Saint Louis Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church located in the Central West End area of St. Louis, Missouri and completed in 1914.
In 1912, installation of mosaics in the interior began. Completed in 1988, the mosaics collectively contain 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors. Covering 83,000 square feet (7,700 m2), it is the largest mosaic collection in the world.
#InStone This is the Pentecost Mosaic in the west wing of the Cathedral as viewed between the marble columns along the east side of the Cathedral.
#InStone Replica of San Marcos Church in Venice to the new found land of USA. The Rise of the Planet of the Apes Reflection from inside coffee cartel! Nothing beats a free museum. One of the entrances to the St Louis Zoo.
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Get an overview of this hotelSt. Louis hotel with free WiFi and rooftop terrace

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property

In trendy Delmar Loop

Moonrise Hotel places guests amid the vibrant dining, shopping, and nightlife scene of St. Louis' Delmar Loop neighborhood. Guests are a 5-minute walk from Delmar Loop MetroLink Station for an easy connection to downtown, and Forest Park is a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

Restaurant, rooftop bar

Quirky interior design and a rotating moon atop the building are among the hotel's signature features, along with the iridescent lobby wall and lunar eclipse prints. Guests can relax with a drink while enjoying views of the city at Rooftop Terrace Bar, and Eclipse Restaurant is open until 2 AM.

WiFi is free

Pet-friendly guestrooms feature double pillowtop mattresses and desks with built-in charging panels, along with free WiFi and 42-inch flat-screen TVs. Guests can freshen up in the walk-in rainfall shower, using indulgent Aveda bath products. All rooms have coffeemakers.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 2,800 sq feet (252 sq meters). This romantic hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center and a rooftop terrace (adults 21+ only). Concierge services, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance can be provided. Valet parking is available for an additional fee.

Moonrise Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 260 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2800 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Total number of rooms - 125 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Eclipse Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Rooftop Terrace Bar - This rooftop bar specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from room service (limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 21 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 21 are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 40 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
No rollaway/extra beds available
Minimum guest age is 21
Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 17 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per pet, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Moonrise
  • Moonrise
  • Moonrise Hotel
  • Moonrise Hotel St. Louis
  • Moonrise St. Louis

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Guests under 21 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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