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Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast

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1815 Lafayette Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Olive Branch, Mississippi
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was such a wonderful stay. We stayed with another family and didn't feel cramped at all. The breakfast was great and it's location is within walking distance to quite a few places of interest. Pretty much wonderful all around. Thanks Stacy!

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Long Beach, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm so glad I picked the Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast for my stay in St. Louis. Although it is not located in the heart of Downtown St. Louis, it was with in walking distance of wonderful restaurants, Clementine's Creamery, and even Busch Stadium. Stacy was a marvelous host, who provided great breakfasts, insider tips, and great tourist suggestions. The... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed in the Napoleon Suite on the third floor of this beautiful B&B. It was very spacious, clean and comfortable. Stacy welcomed us and gave many good restaurant recommendations when we checked in. The whole inn is very clean and welcoming. Her breakfasts are delicious! We enjoyed our stay very much and appreciated Stacy's input on... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Lucky. That is what you are if you get to book a room at Napoleon's Retreat with Stacy and Brian. Seriously, this place was far better than we could have ever imagined. Brian greeted us at the door and welcomed us by our first names. If you get the opportunity to talk to him, he has a vast knowledge of... More 

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Stacy K, Owner at Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had a chance to meet "the ghost of Napoleon's Retreat"! Brian's very quiet & keeps to himself much of the time, but he's passionate about microbrews & loves to recommend hidden gems to guests. I am very thankful I had a chance to meet you both -- you're absolutely fantastic & such superb guests! Your warmth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We return every year to Napoleon's Retreat. Stacy is the best hostess we have ever known. She is extremely gracious and friendly, a wonderful cook and very helpful regarding things to do and see. Every morning we are treated to a beautiful, imaginative breakfast. The house is delightful, big rooms, meticulously clean and freshly decorated. The neighborhood is fascinating, easily... More 

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Stacy K, Owner at Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Mary Jo, it is most certainly our pleasure having you as our guest. You are absolutely wonderful! Thank you so much for your kind words about our inn and Stacy's efforts to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We are honored that you've stayed with us multiple times, and eagerly look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time at this beautiful B&B. The room was really nice and comfortable. Enjoyed the great quality soap, shampoo and lotion provided also. Stacy is a gracious host and made delicious breakfasts each morning. There is so much to do there in Lafayette square all within walking distance. We'll definitely go again.

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Stacy K, Owner at Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind words about our B&B and our neighborhood. Thank goodness the weather cooperated for part of your stay, and you were able to enjoy some of the sights of St. Louis without being drenched by all of our recent rainstorms. We look forward to... More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I don't usually write reviews, but in this case I can't resist. Napoleon's Retreat is among the top five B&Bs I've had the privilege of frequenting. The place is a gem. High ceilings and airy rooms, quiet, perfect hostpitality, nestled in a gracious historic neighbourhood and within walking distance of fine dining and a gorgeous public park. It's a hike... More 

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Stacy K, Owner at Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was delightful having you as our guest, and a pleasure having a chance to chat about your extensive & impressive travels during your stay! We love our neighborhood and feel fortunate to live in an area that's on the National Registry of Historic Places. Being 2 miles from downtown provides Lafayette Square with a pleasant tranquility. During our hot... More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed here for one night as part of a road trip across America. Wonderful owners, gorgeous room and tasty breakfast! Nice bar just down the road. Enjoyed exploring St. Louis and lots of helpful tips from owners. Had a really nice stay and sure we will be back one day!

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Stacy K, Owner at Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. St. Louis has so much to see! You must visit us for several days next time you're in the US to experience more Midwest hospitality and St. Louis attractions. We hope you're able to stay again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Napoleon Retreat was awesome!! So personable and cozy, location was great, the breakfast was to die for as well. We will definately return when in St Louis. Our room had a great bed and a beautiful balcony with a view of the courtyard and all of the great old buildings, you could even see the arch! We highly recommend staying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

This is our second stay at Napoleons and it is always great. The food is amazing and the rooms are super nice with a comfortable bed, the Burgundy Room has an awesome new jetted tub. I look forward to our next stay there.

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Stacy K, Owner at Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you had a chance to relax in the brand new Jacuzzi tub in the Burgundy room. Thank you for staying at Napoleon's Retreat. We hope you have a chance to visit us again this summer during the Cardinals season! More 

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