Rejuvenated in October of 2014, and the only IHG property within the Central West End corridor, our hotel would be perfect for you. We have 127 rooms all with fresh paint, new carpet, the most comfortable high-thread-count linens and as of September 2015 – new BeautyRest™ mattresses, both King and Queen. We supply our guests with the famous Bath and Body Works bathroom essentials. We have state-of-the-art “smart” locks on each guest door for added security and in anticipation of an app for your smart phone. When Holiday Inn Express says “Stay Smart” we mean it. We also have antibacterial TV remotes and data ports on all TV for the Netflix junkies.We are listed in the National Trust for Historic Places, very close to 50+ restaurants, some award-winning, and literally one block away from Forest Park, great for the workout fanatics or to simply stroll through park. Nestled in Forest Park is the world famous St. Louis Zoo, the Science Center, the Planetarium, just to name a few attractions. If Mother Nature is not cooperating, we have a brand new fitness center with all of the cardio and weights to get your heart pumping. We provide filtered water and towels with TV’s to keep you hydrated and ensure a successful workout.We serve the awesome Fresh Start™ breakfast – complimentary with an array of culinary delights such as eggs, breakfast meats, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, fresh fruit and our ah-maz-ing cinnamon rolls . . . hungry now?Wi-fi is always complimentary throughout the hotel and in your guests’ rooms. In addition to all the fabulous things we have to offer – we do have one meeting room. It is perfect for a board meeting or hospitality suite. We do charge a nominal fee for parking at $5 per night/per car.Our urban oasis is the perfect setting for a great stay – right in the center of one of the top 10 neighborhoods to live in the United States. We are 10 minutes from literally everything; downtown, Clayton and University City. We are easily accessible from major highways yet far enough away for a relaxed and peaceful sleep.We are in the backyard of one of the most prestigious hospitals in the country, Barnes Jewish Hospital. We are less than two miles from three of the most prestigious Universities; Saint Louis University, Washington University and St. Louis College of Pharmacy.Come stay at the first “motel” built in St. Louis – Perry Como and Sammy Davis Jr. did, to name a few. We’ll wait up!