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The web gateway for this page (if you wish to share information) is at  https://connect2019.samvera.org

Getting to St. Louis

St. Louis is served by Lambert International Airport (STL). The airport is approximately 20 minutes from the university. 

St. Louis can also be reached by Amtrak and Greyhound (both at 430 S 15th St / Gateway Transportation Center).

By car, the city is on Interstates 44, 55, 64, and 70.

Getting Around

Public Transit: MetroLink - St Louis's commuter rail system has the Blue Line and the Red Line. The Red Line covers Lambert International Airport. WashU's two stops (Skinker Station and University City-Big Bend) and stations in nearby Clayton (Forsyth Station, Clayton Station) are on the Blue Line. Riders can switch lines at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station. Both lines serve the Central West End and downtown. A 2-hour pass from the airport is $4. Otherwise, a 2-hour pass is $3 (as of May 2019). Check the website for current fares. Metro uses the Transit app (iPhone | Android)

Taxi: A few local companies include St. Louis County Cab/Yellow Taxi and Laclede Cab

Car Share: Lyft or Uber

Hotel details

Instead of a conference hotel, the following is a list of nearby hotels, many of which offer a Washington University discounted rate.  A location map can be found here.

There are also nearby Airbnb options. Washington University is on the edge of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County. The closest county cities include Clayton, Richmond Heights, Maplewood, and Brentwood.

Moonrise Hotel

This unique boutique hotel, located on the world famous Delmar Loop in St. Louis, creates an unforgettable experience for each guest by bringing them on a journey through space and time with a smooth landing on satisfaction and is just one mile from Washington University and a MetroLink station just a few blocks away. Ask for the Washington University rate to save!

Rate:                             Rooms start at $189. Ask for WashU rate of $149 Sun-Thur or $179 Fri-Sat. Contact Amy Stephens directly at the number below and mention that you are attending "Samvera Connect at WashU."
Phone:                          314.685.3419
Breakfast:                      No
Hotel Shuttle:                No
MetroLink Access:         .3 miles to Delmar Station
 

The Parkway Hotel

The Parkway provides quality accommodations, first-class guest services and an unforgettable stay in the charming Central West End in St. Louis. Located 3 miles from Washington University, The Parkway Hotel offers a convenient hotel shuttle to and from Washington University and a discounted rate for Wash U visitors, just ask for the Washington University rate when booking. 

Rate:                             Rooms start at $175. Ask for WashU rate when booking.
Phone:                          314.256.7777
Breakfast:                      Yes
Hotel Shuttle:                Yes
MetroLink Access:         .3 miles to Central West End Station

The Cheshire

The Cheshire Hotel in St. Louis, MO is a charming, family-friendly boutique hotel in St. Louis with unmatched style and comfort.

Rate:                             Rooms start at $169.
Phone:                          314.647.7300
Breakfast:                      Yes
Hotel Shuttle:                No
MetroLink Access:        Not convenient to MetroLink but is on bus route (#2)


Homewood Suites by Hilton St. Louis Galleria

Centrally located with easy access to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) and downtown St. Louis, the Homewood Suites by Hilton® St. Louis – Galleria can be your home for a few days or a few months. Mention the Washington University Samvera Connect Conference when booking for a discounted rate. Just 2.5 miles from the university, there is a MetroLink station a quarter mile from the hotel, or stop at the front desk and schedule a ride with the hotel shuttle. 

Rate:                             Rooms start at $182. Ask for WashU rate when booking.
Phone:                          314.863.7700
Breakfast:                      Yes
Hotel Shuttle:                Yes
MetroLink Access:         .3 miles to Richmond Heights Station

Drury Inn & Suites Brentwood

Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Brentwood is less than 20 minutes from any St. Louis-area destination at the I-64 and I-170 junction. Enjoy free hot breakfast and free hot food and cold beverages at their evening 5:30 Kickback®. Ask for the Washington University discounted rate when booking to save.

Rate:                             Rooms start at $170. Ask for WashU rate when booking and save 10%. 
Phone:                          314.968.3704
Breakfast:                      Yes
Hotel Shuttle:                No
MetroLink Access:         .6 miles to Brentwood Station

Hampton Inn & Suites Clayton

Only 12 minutes from Lambert International Airport, Hampton Inn & Suites Clayton puts your stay in the chic, suburban community of Clayton, Missouri, just 2 miles from Washington University. The hotel is within walking distance of a variety of shops and restaurants and features a bar, mineral pool, and a 24-hr shop.

Rate:                             Rooms start at $194. No WashU rate. 
Phone:                          314.727.0700
Breakfast:                      Yes
Hotel Shuttle:                No
MetroLink Access:         .6 miles to Clayton Station


The Chase Park Plaza
The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta hotel, offers visitors three restaurants, Santé Fitness, an outdoor pool and more. Located just 2.5 miles from Washington University in St. Louis in the iconic Central West End and is half a mile from a MetroLink station.  Ask for the Washington University rate when booking and save!

Rate:                              Rooms start at $249. Ask for WashU rate of $174 when booking. 
Phone:                           314.633.3000
Breakfast:                      No
Hotel Shuttle:                No
MetroLink Access:         .7 miles to Central West End Station





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