St Louis MO Hotels near River Cruise Port Terminal

Hotels near Port of St Louis Missouri River Cruise Terminal

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St Louis, Missouri MO

St Louis. Missouri is one of the largest riverside cities at the confluence of the
Mississippi river, the Missouri river and the Illinois river. Travelers can
enjoy a wonderful river cruise to see the city and its iconic Gateway arch
from a different perspective. Cruise boats also ply the rivers for longer
pleasure trips on heritage tours from the many port terminal.

The city has an abundance of hotels, ranging from international chain hotels and
luxury hotels as well as budget motels conveniently located near
the terminals.

St Louis MO

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The St Louis port is the second-largest inland port in the country based on the ton-miles of travel it sees each year. There are over hundred terminal facilities and docks at this Missouri port. Visitors to the city on day trips off a cruise boat as well as travelers waiting for their river cruiseship can find plenty of cheap motels and hotels for overnight accommodation near the port terminal. Many travelers choose to arrive at or depart from St Louis MO via boat to nearby cities like Memphis Tennessee or Peoria Illinois.

With a low cost of living, travelers can find excellent deals and budget friendly rooms in even some of the more expensive luxury properties. The river terminals and riverboats are located along the riverfront near the Gateway Arch just north of downtown St Louis, and riverfront hotels east of downtown are generally conveniently located for overnight stays.

A few large international hotel chains are located near the Gateway Arch if you’re looking for luxury accommodation. It is possible to find cheap deals at these options if you keep a lookout for these online.

markerProperties in Saint Louis Missouri near Port
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St Louis downtown by night
Hampton Inn at the Arch
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Downtown place to stay overlooking the Gateway Arch, close to river port.

Gateway Arch National Park St. Louis
Drury Inn & Suites
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Highly rated hotel located within walking distance from the famous Gateway Arch.

St Louis Missouri downtown
Doubletree Union Station
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Luxury 4 star lodging property set in the former Union Railway Station.

Saint Louis River Cruise Port Passenger Pier in Missouri United States

Located at the bottom of the Gateway Arch hill, a 10 minutes walk from the downtown area

  • Location

    River cruise ships dock right in downtown St Louis MO on South Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, which can easily be reached by taxi from your hotel.

    The pier is located near Gateway Arch at one end of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Downtown St. Louis is approx. a 10-minute walk from the pier.

    A cruise line departing from the port is American Cruise Lines (ACL). Destinations include New Orleans port and Memphis Tennessee. Plenty of lodging properties can be found in both cities.

  • Budget Friendly Properties

    Finding great hotel deals in St Louis is easy. We offer promotions and great rooms for families, couples, groups and other types of travelers. Winters and peak summers can bring extreme temperatures to the city, which is when you may find slashed prices on accommodation.

    It is also easiest to get around the city by car, since the light rail system, the bus service and taxi cabs have plenty of room to grow.

    Hiring or bringing a car will make it easy to travel between the boat or ferry terminal and attractions during your stay in the city.

  • What to Do ?

    The place is known as one of the most aesthetically planned and green cities of Missouri.

    There are plenty of green spaces around the city, including the River side trail. Visitors will also find an abundance of culture, in the form of art museums like the Contemporary Art Museum, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum and others.

    For shopping near the terminal before or after your cruise, you can look for cheap deals at the St Louis Mills outlet stores, or check out the boutiques in downtown St Louis.

    Be sure to try original local cheap eats and delicacies like the St Louis style pizza, St Paul sandwiches, Red Hot Riplets, Provel cheese and others while in this part of Missouri.

  • When arriving by airplane ?

    Nearest Airport

    Lambert–St. Louis International Airport (IATA : STL) is the main international airport, situated approx. 10 miles or 16 km from the downtown area hotels and the cruise pier.

    Shared ride shuttles leave St. Louis Lambert International Airport approximately every 15 to 30 minutes. Hotel/motel shuttles leave from both terminals. You can also travel by MetroLink system or bus. Bus services at Lambert-St. Louis Airport stop at the Lambert Bus Port near parking lot A on Lambert International Boulevard.

    Taxi’s are available. Passenger Pickup : terminal 1 Exit Door 14 – to Terminal: 1 Garage Yellow Level. Terminal 2 Exit Door 12. Journey time to downtown St. Louis is around 20-30 minutes.

    web : Lambert St Louis International Airport

  • Language and currency


    The U.S. Dollar (USD) is the official currency in the United States. You will find plenty of banks and ATM’s.


    English is the official spoken language in the country.

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