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Near college, park
Located in the suburb of Clayton, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is less than 2 miles from Washington University, less than 3 miles from Forest Park, and 10 miles from the Gateway Arch.
Drinks and dining
The Lobby Lounge of this St. Louis hotel offers live music, a variety of martinis, and an extensive sushi bar; the Ritz-Carlton also has a Cigar Club, a dine-in Wine Room, and 2 restaurants.
All 300 classically decorated guestrooms of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, feature step-out balconies, marble bathrooms, high-speed Internet access, iPod docking stations, and 24-hour room service.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
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The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is located in the upscale St. Louis suburb of Clayton. The gates of Forest Park are 5 miles away. Downtown St. Louis is 8 miles away.
The hotel has a grand lobby with a fireplace, marble floors, crystal chandeliers, deep-colored Oriental rugs, and plenty of comfortable seating for small meetings or casual conservations. On weekdays, the hotel is popular with business executives. At weekends, leisure travelers mix with locals, who flock to the Lobby Lounge to see-and-be-seen, and for the live music, the extensive martini menu, and the sushi bar.
In addition to the Lobby Lounge, the Ritz-Carlton has a Cigar Club, a dine-in Wine Room, and two restaurants. Complimentary coffee is available in the lobby each morning.
The hotel's 3rd-floor fitness center offers free weights, treadmills, bicycles, stairclimbers, and other cardiovascular workout equipment. A sauna is located in both the men's and women's locker rooms, where a full complement of grooming supplies are also available. Swedish, sports, deep tissue, and stone therapy massages are also available on site, as well as aromatherapy treatments, and body scrubs and wraps.
The hotel's 2nd-floor Business Center is staffed weekdays. The business center also offers 24-hour, self-service access to computers and laptop hookups, printers, and fax and copy machines. Free WiFi is available in the public areas. In addition, the hotel has 29,000 square feet (2,694 square meters) of meeting space, including a ballroom, an amphitheater, and 10 conference rooms. Full conference and wedding support services are available.
The hotel has received the Exxon/Mobil Four Star Award, the Four Diamond Award from AAA, and many other travel industry awards.
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Business center
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Conference space size (meters) - 2694
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of meeting rooms - 10
- Spa services on site
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space size (feet) - 29000
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Total number of rooms - 300
- Number of floors - 18
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
- Fireplace in lobby
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms:
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- iPod docking station
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Free newspaper
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Smart TV
- Room service (24 hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- WiFi (surcharge)
Where to Eat
The Grill - The lobby-level Grill offers classic American beef and seafood dishes in a comfortable club-like atmosphere. Open daily for dinner.
The Restaurant - Specializing in Continental and American cuisine served in casually elegant surroundings. Open for breakfast, lunch, and a lavish Sunday brunch. Fitness cuisine, approved by the American Heart Association, is also available.
Lobby Lounge - The Lobby Lounge offers light fare, cocktails, an extensive martini menu, a well-stocked sushi bar, and live entertainment on the weekends. Afternoon tea is available Thursdays through Sundays.
The Cigar Club - Decorated in rich leathers and mahogany furnishings with a special ventilation system, the Cigar Club is open to club members and hotel guests and serves light fare, specialty drinks, and a menu of more than 250 cigars. Located just off the lobby, between The Restaurant and The Grill.
The Wine Room - This dining room, located inside the hotel's extensive wine cellar, seats 40 and is available for private parties. The décor includes a dramatic glass entrance, a gold-leafed floating ceiling, vineyard tapestries, an original mural depicting an Italian vineyard, and mahogany storage racks filled with the hotel's collection of more than 8,000 select labels and vintages.
Complimentary coffee is available in the lobby each morning.
Nearby Things to Do
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis offers guests complimentary use of its 3rd-floor fitness center, which include free weights, treadmills, bicycles, stairclimbers and other cardiovascular workout equipment. A sauna is located in both the men's and women's locker room, where a full complement of grooming supplies is also supplied. Swedish, sports, deep tissue and stone therapy massages are also available (surcharge).
The gates of Forest Park, one of the country's largest urban parks, are 2.5 miles from the hotel. The hotel offers biking, walking, and jogging paths, ice-skating, a public golf course, handball courts, and many other recreational activities.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Body treatments
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
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
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 65 per stay.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125 per pet, per stay
- Dogs and cats only
- Up to 25 lb
- Restrictions apply
- For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 23 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 125 per pet, per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 65 per stay
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We should mention
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. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).