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Napoleon's Retreat Bed & Breakfast

1815 Lafayette Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104 (Lafayette Square)
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Ranked #7 of 27 Saint Louis B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stacy makes the bed and breakfast experience very special. The quality of the breakfast is totally 5 star both in the level of gourmet cooking and in the presentation. She also takes the time to let you know what is available in St Louis according to your interests. The room was very clean and the interior decorating was suburb throughout.

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

We're so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your kind words. It was our pleasure having you as our guest, and we hope to see you again soon. More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't like to write negative reviews. Therefore, I will start with the pros: 1. Lovely period home; nicely decorated and well cared for 2. Food is good 3. Neighborhood is fantastic; we really love it! 4. Room was spacious with a very well functioning, smaller-sized bath Now, the cons: 1. Our room, Lafayette, was on the 2nd floor of... More

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

Shayne, thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We're very sorry that your time with us did not meet your expectations. The room that you stayed in, the Lafayette, has a new mattress that we purchased last year. We've received a lot of positive feedback about it, but unfortunately it did not meet your needs.... More

Evansville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, perfect location, great hosts, and a lovely property all make this a fantastic b&b! Stacy is an excellent host (and cook) the bed was so comfortable and all of the sites of the city are nearby. Although one could easily never leave the property, much less the lovely little neighborhood. I can't wait to return.

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

Thank you so much for the thoughtful review. More importantly, I’m so glad that you feel your stay with us was a 5-star experience. It means so much to hear that you enjoyed your time in St. Louis. It’s warm, friendly guests like you that make it easy for me to smile all day, and remind me of why I... More

Coffeyville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed the weekend at this B&B and of all our travels so far, we agreed that this was the best place we've stayed at. Very knowledgable regarding local shopping, eateries, and things to do and see, easily and happily accommodating of my dietary restrictions, wonderful breakfasts! Just an excellent experience all the way around. In the future, should we... More

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

It was our pleasure to have you as our guest! St. Louis is an awesome place to visit, and we enjoyed sharing our love of this city with you. I'm so glad we had a chance to chat over breakfast. Being greeted each morning by your cheerful smiles really made my weekend! Thank you :o) More

NJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Everything was excellent. I loved the large Josephine suite with the separate living and sleeping areas. Breakfast was delicious and filling (quiche, frittata, fruits, pastries, etc). Parking was convenient and available. Lafayette Square was a very pleasant neighborhood with park and restaurants within a short walk. Stacey and the 2 pooches were excellent hosts. It is walkable to Cardinals game... More

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

Thank you for your kind, thoughtful review. We're very glad we had a chance to meet you. If only the weather had cooperated more during your stay! The 3 days of solid rain sure made it challenging to attend the ballgames. Thank you on behalf of Indie & Peanut for all of the love & attention you gave them! I... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed at the Inn for one night; Stacy was beyond accommodating and did a great job making recommendations for our short stay. We walked around the Lafayette Sq neighborhood and had drinks and dinner there - a very cute neighborhood with lots of great options if you'd like to stay local to the hotel. Our room was very clean,... More

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

We're very glad you were able to visit with us. Thank goodness you had a chance to experience the City Museum - my favorite attraction in all of St. Louis! We hope your travels bring you to our fair city again, and we would be delighted to have you as our guests. More

Billings, Montana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed at the Napoleon for a night in April on our first trip to St Louis. It was a delightful experience. The Lafayette room was spacious and well appointed, and even though my husband was on crutches he was happy he made the effort to climb the stairs. The breakfast was tasty and it was fun talking with the... More

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

I'm delighted you chose to stay with us during your first visit to St. Louis. I wish we hadn't had a full house, or I would definitely have moved your reservation to our 1st floor room. Your husband was such a trooper with his crutches! We hope you're able to visit St. Louis again soon, and we would be honored... More

Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Napoleons Retreat was a true treat. Stacy was wonderfully accommodating with great recommendations. Her breakfast was outstanding and so filling. We stayed in the Lafayette room. The house is truly lovely and spotless. My husband and I love the neighborhood with the park and great restaurants nearby. We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Nepoleon's Retreat is a crown jewel of B&B's in St Louis. The home is beautiful and the owner Stacy is absolutely wonderful. Any room you choose will exceed your expectations as well as her 5 star breakfast. The location in Lafayette Square is perfect for any destination in St Louis. Our stay was so enjoyable, we are now making this... More

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Monticello, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Napolean's Retreat was beautiful, inside and out. Stacey was a gracious host and prepared an absolutely elegant breakfast in the morning. While there's no parking on property, we had no problem finding a spot on the street out front. The home is about a block and a half from the Lafayette Square commercial district where there were many restaurants and... More

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

Thank you for your kind words. It was our pleasure having you as our guests. Also, thank you for being a "taste-tester" for our new tomato & brie tartlets. We're glad to hear they were a hit! We hope you're able to visit us again soon. More

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Address: 1815 Lafayette Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104
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Location: United States > Missouri > Saint Louis > Lafayette Square
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An award-winning B&B located 1 mile from downtown in historic Lafayette Square. This 3-story Victorian mansion has 5 luxurious rooms, all with queen beds & private baths. Free wi-fi & full gourmet breakfast. One block to city's best restaurants and Bailey's Chocolate Bar. Steps away from 30 acre Lafayette Park, an urban oasis in the city center. ... more   less 
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