Romantic getaways in St. Louis

Full Guide 2022

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of day to day life with a romantic weekend getaway to the West’s vibrant, yet cool and unassuming gem, the Gateway City, St. Louis.

The truth is Missouri, and St. Louis by extension, aren’t on most people’s radar when looking for a couples getaway since it isn’t home to some of the more classical attractions people expect from romantic weekend destinations, such as sandy beaches or steep scenic mountains, for that reason St. Louis still flies under most people’s radar. 

You won’t lack for a romantic place or romantic hotel in St. Louis while on your honeymoon or couples getaway.

The truth is St. Louis is a bustling city with plenty to offer, and you definitely won’t regret choosing it as the destination for your romantic weekend.

Best romantic getaways in St. Louis

The Ritz-Carlton St.Louis

The Ritz-Carlton is a storied institution when it comes to accommodation. This luxury hotel is an incredible choice for your romantic getaway in St. Louis.

This romantic hotel in St. Louis boasts a variety of lavish amenities, among which a full service luxurious spa and three separate restaurants specializing in American cuisine, setting you up for an unforgettable romantic getaway in St. Louis.

Each elegant room at the Ritz-Carlton features modern decór and furnishing. A suite additionally boasts a marble bathroom and a spacious seating area.

 

Kasa St. Louis

If booking hotel rooms isn’t your thing, Kasa in Maryland Heights offers appartment style accommodation for a more indepedent romantic getaway in Missouri.

On the rooftop of the appartment complex guests will find a stunning swimming pool as well as lounge area. 

Each appartment boasts a full kitchen, a living room and a dining area, all of this coupled with the incredible location make Kasa a great romantic hotel in St. Louis

Four Seasons St. Louis

The Four Seasons in downtown  St. Louis, rooms overlook the Gateway Arch, making it an incredible romantic hotel in St. Louis for your couples getaway.

Like any great hotel for couples, the Four Seasons boasts a panoramic rooftop swimming pool with a poolside lounge with a firepit as well as a full service spa, so guests can relax and unwind on their romantic weekend getaway.

Guests will find a romantic restaurant on hotel grounds, Cinder House Restaurant, a steahouse specializing in Brazilean cuisine.

Book a suite for views of the city or of the Gateway Arch, a seating area as well as a marble bathroom.

Hotel St. Louis

Named after the city, the Hotel St. Louis is an obvious choice of accommodation for your romantic getaway in St. Louis.

Not only is the name great, but the St. Louis is loaded with amenities on top of an incredible location, close to some of the city’s most famous attractions, such as the Gateway Arch. All of these things are sure to contribute to a romantic weekend straight out of a fairy tale.

The St. Louis is home to an incredible full service spa and a rooftop swimming pool with panoramic views of the city.

Each elegant room at this stunning hotel for couples, features bright modern decór, ample bathrooms with oversized showers are standard. A suite additionally boasts a terrace as well as a seating area.

 

Full list of romantic getaways in St. Louis

St Louis Union Station Hotel

This historic boutique hotel is set in St. Louis’s former Railway Station, the lobby even features Tiffany stained glass windows, these small details create a charming setting for any of your next romantic getaways in St. Louis.

This intimate hotel for couples boasts an outdoor swimming pool if you fancy a refreshing dip. The St. Louis Union Station Hotel is home to a delightful romantic restaurant, Station Grille Restaurant, that specializes in upscale American cuisine. With all of these amenities on site, you won’t lack for anything while staying at this romantic hotel in St. Louis.

Each individually styled elegant room boasts historic yet modern decór, giving this hotel for couples a unique feel for your romantic weekend getaway.

 

Residence Inn

If you’re one of those people who prioritize spending money on activities and grand meals while on your romantic weekend, then maybe the Residence Inn is the perfect choice of romantic hotel in St. Louis for you.

The Residence Inn boasts an impressive indoor swimming pool. A freshly made breakfast is served everyday to guests, so you can start each day of your stay at this romantic place off on the right foot.

Rooms at the Residence are equipped with full kitchens and seating areas, on top of comfortable beds and spacious bathrooms.

Courtyard by Marriot

Located on the outskirts of the city, the Courtyard is an tranquil and serene choice of accommodation, distancing you from the hustle and bustle of the city center so you can enjoy your romantic getaways in St. Louis. 

The Courtyard boasts an indoor swimming pool, as well as an outdoor lounge with a firepit where guests can gather round and mingle.

Art dots the walls of rooms at the Courtyard, contributing to the charming vibrant ambiance.

Angad Arts Hotel

Boasting incredible decór throughout the hotel grounds, this avant-garde boutique hotel in the city’s downtown district makes for a unique and exciting destination for any of your romantic getaways in St. Louis. 

This luxury hotel boasts a scenic rooftop terrace, offering guests panoramic views of the city. Guests will also find an incredibly romantic restaurant on hotel grounds, the Commonwealth, specializing in American cuisine.

The indivually decorated rooms are drastically different from eachother, featuring vastly different color palletes and layouts, contributing to a unique feel for your romantic getaways in St. Louis.

Drury Inn St Louis

Located adjacently to the Union Station, the historic former railroad station, the Drury Inn is set in a vintage looking red brick building, that is sure to provide you with a incredible romantic getaway in St. Louis.

The Drury Inn boasts an indoor swimming pool as well as an accompanying hot tub. Each morning a freshly prepared hot breafkfast is served, consisting of fresh fruit, bagels and cereal.

Each comfortable elegant room at the Drury boasts a spacious bathroom with an oversized shower.

Drury Plaza St. Louis

Located in the heart of St. Louis’s downtown district, the Drury Plaza boasts a variety of amenities as well as an incredible location right for a romantic getaway in St. Louis full of action and excitment.

The Drury Plaza boasts an indoor swimming pool as well as a hot tub, a classic way to relax while on a romantic weekend.

This wonderfully romantic place is home to Carmine’s Steakhouse, specializing in typical American cuisine fare.

 

Hyatt Regency St. Louis

The Hyatt Regency is located right in the heart of the city center, adjacent to the famous Gateway Arch that gives the city its nickname.

This luxury hotel boasts a rooftop terrace with a seating area, where guests can enjoy panoramic views of the city while sipping on a cocktail. The Hyatt is also home to Red Kitchen, serving American cuisine.

Each room boasts modern decór and furnishings, splendidly equipped so that you’ll want for nothing while on your romantic getaway in St. Louis.

The Chase Park Plaza Royal

Located across from Forrest Park, the Chase Park Plaza is home to everything you could ever want for the most special honeymoon or romantic weekend.

The Chase Park houses a luxurious full service spa where guests can relax alongside their partner with a massage package during their romantic retreat. The Chase Club specializes in Mediterranean cuisine, guests have the option of dining on the outdoor terrace, overlooking the gorgeous pool and lush Forrest Park.

Each room is lavishly decorated, soft beds with goose downs will ensure some of the best sleep of your life while the oversized showers will bring you to life in the morning.

Marriot St Louis

This gorgeous hotel in downtown St. Louis is an incredible destination for your romantic getaway in St. Louis.

The Marriot boasts a full service spa as well as a a variety of onsite dining options, such as the Zenia Bar & Grille and 8th  Street Pantry, both of which specialize in American cuisine.

Rooms are elegant and sophisticated, boasting seating areas, as well as spacious bathrooms equipped with walk in showers and deep soaking tubs.

The Westin St. Louis

Another boutique hotel in the city’s bustling downtown district that makes our list is the Westin St. Louis, and its easy to see why, this incredible hotel’s inviting decór and intimate atmosphere make it a great choice for a romantic weekend in the Gateway City.

The Westin is home to a phenomenal spa offering a variety of massages to guests.

Thanks to its incredible location, the Westin is only a short walk away from the most celebrated fine dining establishments the city has to offer.

Live! by Lowes

The Live! by Lowes rounds up our list, this lavish hotel is, like many others in this list, located in downtown St. Louis, making it easy for you to get around and enjoy the best the city has to offer. 

This wonderful hotel features a variety of lounge spaces, including a rooftop terrace and an indoor lounge with a firepit, make Live! a charming little romantic place. Guests can enjoy American cuisine served at Live’s inhouse restaurant, Clark & Bourbon.

Each elegant room at Live! boasts modern decór, with suites additionally featuring seating areas and soaking tubs in the bathroom.

Romantic things to do in the St. Louis

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in  St. Louis so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.

Fabulous Fox Theatre

One essential element of a great romantic weekend is great entertainment, and the historic Fabulous Fox Theatre delivers on that front.

Located in St. Louis’s downtown district, the Fabulous Fox hosts a variety of shows throughout the year, all within an incredibly romantic setting.

You’ll find yourself stunned by the play but also by the Theatre’s lavishly decorated inside.

City Museum

St Louis’s city museum is a historic hundred year old warehouse turned into what seems like a playground for adults, created by the internationally renowned sculptor Billy Cassily.

Unleash your inner child and explore City Museum’s hidden passages scattered throughout its themed floors, from the 2nd floor’s Aquarium to the 3rd floor’s Circus theme, wherever you go, you’ll find interesting art pieces that’ll make your couples getaway interesting and exciting.

Grant's Farm

Gran’t Farm is a long-standing Saint Louis historic landmark, built by famous American President, Ulysses S. Grant and later became home to the beer industry’s famous Busch family, who formally named it after the President.

You’ll find plenty to do on this 281-acre farm,you can pet and enjoy free roaming animals on this sprawling estate.

Missouri Botanical Garden

Missouri Botanical Garden is well known for its luscious gardens, most notably its  Japanese strolling garden, spanning 14-acre and putting on display the horticultural beauty of Japan.

A giant fountain and lake can be found onsite at the Missouri Botanical Garden, you’ll find yourself amazed by the variety and beauty of gardens and enriching exhibitions on its Climatron geodesic dome.

Forest Park

Forrest Park has long been considered by many as one of the nation’s greatest urban parks, and to those who choose to visit it during their romantic getaway in St. Louis can easily see why. 

The park is comprised of jaw dropping landscapes sprinkled with luscious forrests, diverse ecosystems and scenic lakes.

Great thought was put into layout of Forrest Park, as such wether you visit it for a leasurely stroll or a for a workout you won’t feel out of place thanks to its Dual Path system.

St. Louis Zoo

The St. Louis zoo is also quite famous in its own right for its unique and innovative approach to animal conservation and care.

Being one of the few free zoos in the US, visitors are more than encouraged to repeat their visit and enjoy the over 12000 animals that call the St. Louis Zoo their home.

More romantic getaways close to St. Louis

If you want to find more romantic hotels, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.

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