Experience was exceptional beginning with quality of staff from valet guys to front desk personnel...very professional in all aspects. Room accomodations were top notch with modern, quality furnishings all well maintained with an obvious pride in upkeep. The bed was simply heaven and loved the rain shower. Walking distance to great restaurants and downtown St Louis a definite plus, but the hotel bar was wonderful also. My favorite hotel in St Louis and i've stayed at all the 4-5 stars.