Whether you're looking for someplace to send would-be houseguests or you're planning a staycation of your own, there's a room for you.
St. Louis, especially downtown, is in the midst of a boutique hotel boom, with a dizzying number of projects either under construction or in the planning stages.
The LaSalle Building is being converted into a Hotel Indigo, Live! by Loews is underway at Ballpark Village, the old YMCA will become a 21c Museum Hotel and the Hotel Majestic will reopen as Le Méridien, an upscale Marriott brand.
While we wait for the newest welcome mats to unfurl, we checked out three boutique hotels that have opened in the past year: Angad Arts Hotel (in November), Hotel St. Louis (December) and the Last Hotel (June).
The tower of luggage art piece outside the entrance gives one clue that your stay at the Angad Arts Hotel will be, well, different.
If you know of just one architect, it’s probably Frank Lloyd Wright. But if you know of two, the other one is probably Louis Sullivan.
The Last Hotel and I are neighbors. And like any nosy neighbor, I had been dying to get a look inside to see what the new owner — Tim Dixon of…