The Lafayette Square National Historic District is considered one of the great urban neighborhoods in the country. Located just one mile south of downtown St. Louis, there are nine restaurants located within two blocks of the inn, including Eleven Eleven Mississippi and Bailey’s Chocolate Bar. Representing the largest collection of Victorian-era homes in the nation, a walk through the historic district is a must! Located in the center of the neighborhood is 30 acre Lafayette Park, offering a glimpse into the past with its original wrought iron fence, gazebos, park house and duck pond. The oldest city park west of the Mississippi River is perfect for a morning jog or evening stroll before or after dinner. Rich and inviting, the neighborhood offers an idyllic setting after a long day of sight-seeing or business without having to get back into your car.
St. Louis the city will be at your front door during your stay at Napoleon’s Retreat. The inn is just one mile south of downtown and Union Station and one and half miles to the Arch, convention center and Busch Stadium. Three miles is Forest Park which houses the St. Louis Zoo (just chosen best in the country), the Art Museum, History Museum and Muny. The world-class Botanical Gardens if just one and half miles south of the inn as is Anheuser Busch. A fifteen minute walk will have you at the nearest MetroLink station which will take you to Forest Park, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis University and Washington University.
Whether you are in St. Louis on business or for pleasure, a first time guest or one of the Inn’s many treasured, regular guests, Napoleon’s Retreat is committed to making your stay and experience extraordinary!
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