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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly St. Louis hotel in Clayton district

Short drive to zoo

Surrounded by businesses, restaurants, and residences, the Clayton Plaza Hotel is 4 miles from Forest Park and the acclaimed St. Louis Zoo. Downtown St. Louis and the Gateway Arch are about 10 miles away.

Plenty of perks

Complimentary amenities at this St. Louis hotel include breakfast, wireless Internet access, and airport and area transportation. The hotel also has a 24-hour business center, indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center, and children's play area.

A good night's sleep

Guestrooms at Clayton Plaza Hotel feature pillowtop mattresses and down bedding and Italian-marble bathrooms. Complimentary sleep kits include eye masks and lavender spray.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the Clayton business district, this hotel is 4 miles from the center of Forest Park recreation and the St. Louis Zoo. Downtown St. Louis, the Gateway Arch, and Busch Stadium are about 10 miles east. A convenient MetroLink station is just 3 blocks away.

Hotel recreation includes a children's play area, an indoor/outdoor pool, a unisex sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

A complimentary buffet breakfast features hot and cold items. The Plaza Grill and Restaurant serves classic American cuisine and features a sports bar with multiple plasma-screen TVs.

Guests of the Clayton Plaza Hotel have 24-hour access to a self-serve business center (surcharge). Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the property. Luggage storage is available. Other business amenities include 9 conference and meeting rooms, computer station with an Internet point, and secretarial services. Self-parking and valet parking are available (surcharges), and nearby street parking is complimentary. A complimentary shuttle (subject to availability from 6 AM to 10 PM) that travels to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and within Clayton city limits is available to guests. Airport shuttle services are available to guests with prior arrangements made.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 241 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 31,000 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Microwave 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Plaza Grill and Restaurant - Contemporary dining. Classic American cuisine. Sports bar with multiple plasma-screen TVs tuned to sporting events. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Bar open until late evening.

Room service - Available from early morning to late evening.

Buffet breakfast - Features hot and cold items.

Nearby Things to Do

The Clayton Plaza Hotel features an indoor/outdoor pool complex with a unisex sauna. A fitness center, open 24 hours, has cardio machines with individual LCD TV monitors, as well as weight-training equipment and free weights. A children's play area includes complimentary use of toys, arcade games, and foosball, and is open 6 AM-10 PM.

Local parks provide volleyball, tennis, playing fields, and playgrounds. Forest Park, four miles from the hotel, is home to the St. Louis Zoo, a skating rink, a handball club, tennis center, lakes with paddleboat and rowboat rentals, a municipal golf course, and numerous other recreational facilities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per stay
  • Dogs only
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 6 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 19 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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