Situated along the western banks of the mighty Mississippi river, the bustling city of St. Louis is the largest metropolitan city in Missouri. The most famous landmark and most-visited tourist site in St. Louis is probably the 630-feet (192 meters) Gateway Arch that also gives the city its nickname - the ‘Gateway City’. St. Louis has loads of sights, events and activities for visitors - from restaurants to theater to live music and sports. While there are plenty of things to see and do for the adults, St. Louis also offers a plethora of entertainment options for the kids. There is the Saint Louis Zoo and Saint Louis Science Center located in Forest Park, The Magic House, Saint Louis Children’s Museum, The Butterfly House, and the Missouri Botanical Garden that will keep your children entertained for hours on end. And there’s no dearth of kid-friendly hotels either – from luxurious to boutique and budget hotels. Take a look at our recommendations of kid-friendly hotels in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Hilton is a trusted name among hotels and as such, your family’s stay is guaranteed to be a safe, comfortable and enjoyable one at Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch. All children are welcome at this hotel that is just 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) away from the famous Gateway Arch and the America’s Center. To keep your kids entertained, the hotel offers guestrooms with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, plus special kids’ meals are served at their award-winning 400 Olive restaurant. For tired parents, there’s also room service and a bar.
Another well-known brand, the Hampton Inn has a fabulous location in St. Louis. The Hampton Inn St. Louis – at the Arch overlooks the Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis. This centrally located hotel welcomes children of all ages and is a completely smoke-free property. Well-furnished family rooms at the hotel provide free high-speed wifi and a flat-screen TV. There’s also a year-round indoor pool that the whole family can enjoy. A special indoor play area with board games and puzzles is perfect for the kids, while the parents can work out in the 24-hour fitness center. As an added bonus, your family can enjoy a free hot breakfast at the hotel.
This hotel is located in the city center of St. Louis, across from the Scottrade Center Sports Arena, which is perfect for sports enthusiasts. The City Museum is also just 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) away. With a heated indoor swimming pool, a kid-friendly buffet, kids’ meals served in the two on-site restaurants, kids’ TV channels in the large family rooms and free wifi, children are well taken care of at the Red Lion Hotel St Louis City Center. Moreover, your family pet is also welcome at this hotel.
OYO Hotel St. Louis Downtown MO
Address: 400 South 14th Street
Price: from 73 USD
Children television networks Non-smoking throughout Internet services Fire extinguishers Daily housekeeping ATM/cash machine on site Designated smoking area Safety deposit box
The Holiday Inn St Louis Downtown/Convention Center hotel is a smoke-free property with spacious rooms, ideal for family stays. Just a 15 minutes walk will take you to Downtown St. Louis. Forest Park, where both the Saint Louis Zoo and Saint Louis Science Center are located, is less than 15 minutes drive away. Cable TV in every room features a variety of kids’ TV channels. Free wifi is an added bonus to keep the kids occupied. A kid-friendly buffet and kids’ meals coupled with an indoor pool and bicycle rental are just the icing on the cake for the kids staying at this hotel.
Holiday Inn St Louis Downtown/Convention Center
Address: 811 North 9th Street
Price: from 84 USD
Snack bar CCTV in common areas Daily housekeeping Dry cleaning Cashless payment available Pool/beach towels WiFi Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
Families are welcome at this luxe Four Seasons property in St. Louis. And bring your pets along too! The spacious and luxurious family rooms at Four Seasons St. Louis have a range of kid-friendly features, including free wifi, a flat-screen TV, and an outdoor pool on the terrace as well as an indoor pool. City or Gateway Arch views from the floor-to-ceiling windows of every room can be enjoyed by the whole family. A relaxing foot rub or a couples massage at the hotel’s spa is well-deserved after a day out with the kids. Leave the kids with the hotel babysitter and spend the night at the casino or enjoy a romantic dinner at the on-site Italian restaurant – Cielo.
The Marriott St. Louis Grand hotel is conveniently located in Downtown St. Louis, within a 5-minute driving distance of the Gateway Arch. The popular sports and entertainment venue of Busch Stadium is also just an 11-minute walk away. The hotel has family rooms to accommodate your entire family and the hotel is completely non-smoking too. The rooms are equipped with smart TVs with streaming movies and shows. Free wifi, kids’ meals and a kid-friendly buffet is served at the on-site Zenia Bar & Grille restaurant. A mini-market on site is perfect to grab any last-minute essentials that you may have forgotten to pack.
HoteLumiere at The Arch is located along the Mississippi River and is less than 1.5 km (0.93 miles) away from the Gateway Arch. There is free wifi in all the rooms and pets are also welcome at the hotel. Two flat-screen TVs and cable/satellite channels will keep the kids entertained in the family rooms of the hotel. Babysitting service is also available for when you want to head out to the on-site casino, restaurants, bars, spa or fitness center.
HoteLumiere at The Arch
Address: 901 North First Street, Saint Louis Downtown, St. Louis (MO)
Price: from 104 USD
Part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts group, the Magnolia Hotel St. Louis is a family-friendly hotel that aims to deliver quality services. Located in the downtown area, the hotel is an ideal base for families to explore all that the city of St. Louis has to offer. The hotel is smoke-free and family rooms are large enough to comfortably accommodate you and your family. There’s even a water park for the kids and a spa and fitness center for the adults. There’s something for everyone at the Magnolia Hotel St. Louis!
Magnolia Hotel St. Louis, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Address: 421 North 8th Street, Saint Louis Downtown, St. Louis (MO)
Price: from 87 USD
Fun for the whole family in St. Louis!
The city of St. Louis has loads of attractions and activities to keep the kids busy and entertained. Hotels in St. Louis generally welcome kids of all ages. They even have a range of amenities to delight the little ones. So, do check out our picks of the most kid-friendly hotels when you’re in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
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