Napoleon's Retreat Bed and Breakfast
1815 Lafayette Avenue
St Louis, Missouri, 63104, United States
(314) 772-6979
Stacy & Brian Kistler, owners & innkeepers
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Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, St. Louis, MO

An historic bed and breakfast inn that provides luxury and romance just one mile from downtown St. Louis. Exemplifying late 19th century Saint Louis, this award-winning inn offers five distinctly decorated guest rooms in a relaxing, private and comfortable setting. The rooms of Napoleon's Retreat are more spacious than those of any other bed and breakfast in St. Louis! Room amenities include high-quality queen size beds, private modern baths, complimentary wi-fi, premium HDTV, on-demand movies and cable programs, central air conditioning, refrigerators, writing desks, fluffy towels and fine bath amenities. Included in your stay is a full gourmet breakfast served in the formal dining room, or weather permitting, in the New Orleans style courtyard. Uniquely and tastefully decorated, St. Louis Magazine named the inn the “most beautiful in the city!”

Romance & luxury in the heart of St. Louis

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 west 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 is just one and half miles south of the inn. The original Anheuser-Busch Budweiser plant is only one mile away and offers free tours daily. 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.

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.

Whether you are in St. Louis on business or for pleasure, a first time guest or one of the Inn’s many treasured returning guests, Napoleon’s Retreat is committed to making your stay and experience extraordinary!

"One of the best ten urban inns in the nation!" -USA Today

The #1 Bed & Breakfast in St. Louis!