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The Charles F. Knight Center
2.5 out of 5
0.6 km from Washington University
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4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Great location. Needs new mattresses.

"The Knight Center is a fantastic place to say right on campus. The only negative was a mattress that should have been replaced years ago. It was more than just soft, it was concave. At least the one in room 549 was in this condition."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 25, 2020

The Charles F. Knight Center
Moonrise Hotel
4 out of 5
1 km from Washington University
The price is CA $168 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,116 reviews)

"The Moonrise hotel was such an amazing and fun place to stay. Close to a lot of local attractions, with a quirky flair, anyone would love."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Moonrise Hotel
Updated Brick Home Sleep 9 Walk to WashU/Barnes/Delmar Loop/Forest Park/Zoo
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
WashU drop off

"We needed to stay close to WashU for a few days to drop our son off at school. We were a 10 minute walk (3 blocks) from the school. Very convenient! We liked the private parking in the back. Kept our car off the street. The house was nice. It was old and the floors creeked alot. I liked the old charm. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2019

Updated Brick Home Sleep 9 Walk to WashU/Barnes/Delmar Loop/Forest Park/Zoo
Upgraded Brick House, Sleep 9, Walk to Washu/delmar Loop/forest Park/zoo
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great WashU-area home

"Property was perfect and as-described. Clean, well-appointed, comfortable - everything worked and it was just a pleasure to stay here. Xindi was very helpful, even stocked the place with water, coffee and fresh fruit. Highly recommend if you are looking for a home in this area."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 26, 2019

Upgraded Brick House, Sleep 9, Walk to Washu/delmar Loop/forest Park/zoo
Parkside Perch- Forest Park, WashU, Delmar Loop
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
4.5 out of 5
1.4 km from Washington University
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $420 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (426 reviews)

"I like the staff and the pictures in the bedroom. The balcony showed the awesome arch view , with other sky scrapers around it. Bed and pillows was a great feel and shower was huge and comfy"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 2, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
The Cheshire
4 out of 5
1.7 km from Washington University
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $162 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,768 reviews)

"I like that it’s British themed and I’m from England it reminds me of home with all the little things around the hotel, everything is clean and the beds are awesome very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

The Cheshire
Sleeps 5, near "The Loop" & St. Louis "hot spots"
1.4 km from Washington University
The price is CA $103 per night
Sleeps 5, near "The Loop" & St. Louis "hot spots"
Clean, Comfortable and Cozy..
1.5 km from Washington University
The price is CA $95 per night
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Overall very nice and great location. The only drawback is poor sound insulation from upstairs where the host lives."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2019

Clean, Comfortable and Cozy..
(49.2W) Beauty in Central of Saint Louis!
2 km from Washington University
The price is CA $68 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (9 reviews)
Great cozy space.

"Only thing is the trash cans are in the garage and we had to lug it all down there. The place was nice and quiet."…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

(49.2W) Beauty in Central of Saint Louis!
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Washington University is located in a welcoming area of University City known for its great live music scene and top museums. University City is home to 7 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something with the amenities you're looking for.

Staying Near Washington University

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Things to See and Do Near Washington University

After you've visited Washington University, you can discover the sights within a couple miles of the area.

St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Science Center, and Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum feature captivating exhibits. Some landmarks that you won't want to miss include Chapel of St. Timothy And St. Titus, Concordia Seminary, Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, and Cabanne House. You can check out the local talent at Tivoli Theatre, The Muny Theater, and Sheldon Concert Hall.

St. Louis Zoo and Forest Park are some sights worth a visit in the area. St. Louis University is also located 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from Washington University, and Fox Theater is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Washington University?
Washington University is located in a welcoming area of University City known for its great live music scene and top museums. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 6 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Washington University?
The Charles F. Knight Center is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers 3 restaurants and free breakfast. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Washington University. Another good option is Moonrise Hotel, located just 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Washington University, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals near Washington University.
What can I see and do near Washington University?
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Science Center, and Missouri History Museum feature captivating exhibits. Some landmarks that you won’t want to miss include Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, Jewel Box, and Chapel of St. Timothy And St. Titus, Concordia Seminary. You can watch performances at Fox Theater, Tivoli Theatre, and The Muny Theater if you’re interested in local theater.

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