Magnolia St. Louis, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, was originally built in 1924 as the Mayfair Hotel by Charles Heiss and shines brightly as the crown jewel of downtown hospitality and sophistication. It is the site of many historical firsts, including the first female general manager in St. Louis and the birthplace of “chocolates on a pillow” by cinematic icon, Cary Grant. Here, each of our 182 guest rooms, including the lavish Cary Grant and Presidential Suites, provide one of downtown St. Louis’s only boutique experiences.

Throughout your stay in the heart of the city, you’ll discover pure hospitality centrally located near all of St. Louis’s major corporate headquarters and within walking distance to America’s Center Convention Complex, Busch Stadium, restaurants, bars and the renowned Gateway Arch. As an added convenience, we have proudly partnered with Starwood Hotels. This partnership allows you to experience the independence of Magnolia while enjoying elite benefits such as Free Night Awards without blackout dates and VIP access to sporting events, culinary endeavors, concerts and more with SPG® Moments℠. Not yet a Starwood Preferred Guest? Sign up now.



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Located in the center of everywhere you want to be in St. Louis, learn about favorite local destinations, travel tips and more below.

We here at Magnolia love a freshly baked cookie and a cold glass of milk before bed (hence our popular amenity, a Bedtime Milk & Cookies station). As we invite our guests to nibble away this holiday season, we can’t help but wonder about one very well-established Christmas tradition…how did Santa get hooked on milk & cookies? Answer: we discovered there isn’t just one cookie...

Our Favorite Fall To Dos

August 1st, 2018
Though St. Louis may seem an unlikely fall weekend destination location, this charming Midwestern city is arguably America’s hidden gem...
Cultural Activities
The home of the famed Gateway Arch, St. Louis has a rich cultural history centered around music and visual art. Many of America’s jazz greats have played here, including Missouri natives Miles Davis and Charlie Parker.
Wedding Photo Spots
Photography is one of the most important aspects of a wedding. Couples spend an average of $2,099 on their wedding photographer, according to Brides magazine, and around 60% take engagement photos. It’s even become trendy to hand out disposable cameras at the reception to capture every moment – as if guests didn’t already have their smartphones in hand!
Best BBQ in St. Louis

The Best BBQ in St. Louis

October 26th, 2017
Barbecuing is an art. Don’t believe us? There are BBQ TV shows and hundreds of cookbooks. There’s even a nationwide BBQ organization that hosts competitions where pro and amateur pitmasters compete in teams, with winning BBQers taking home thousands of dollars in cash prizes.
St. Louis City Museum
Say the word “museum” to a child and she’s likely to either light up with excitement or cringe in fear of boring history lessons and old-fashioned art. While there are still plenty of traditional museums – think instructional plaques, tour guides/docents and velvet ropes around exhibits – many of today’s museums are designed for interactivity.