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The Last Hotel Stl

a hotel with a story stitched into the fabric of St. Louis

accommodations designed to fit a perfect night's sleep

a place to toast to those who craft our city's spirit

where all are welcome and there's a story for every occasion

Opening Spring 2019

A landmark of St. Louis fashion and industry

Built inside the historical International Shoe Co. building

Steeped in history and architectural richness, The Last Hotel embodies the preservation, restoration and reinvention of the International Shoe Company. Originally opened in 1909, the iconic building boasts elaborate stone carvings, ornate metalwork and terrazzo floors all in the Neoclassical and Art Deco styles. By forging a marriage of historic details and modern interiors, The Last comes alive with renewed energy while nodding to a bygone era. Located in the heart of the Washington Avenue Garment District, The Last Hotel carries the torch of culture and growth in downtown St. Louis.

Honoring the craftsmen and makers of St. Louis

Featuring local goods and crafted experiences

In the early 1900s, the International Shoe Company was the largest show company in the world, producing nearly 50 million pairs a year. Thanks to its vast network of tanneries, the company proudly supplied eager buyers with styles that ranged from rugged HyTest safety boots and the Velvet Step brand’s “exquisitely simple pumps,” to the Poll-Parrot children’s shoes that promised to “keep youngers on their toes with pep!” The people of St. Louis took great pride in being home to a company that was held in such high regard throughout the industry.

A name with solid meaning

Remembering the tools of the industry

Paying homage to our roots, our name is a whimsical nod to the age-old craft of shoemaking. Considered the most vital element of shoemaking, a “last” is the wooden form shaped similarly to that of a human foot and used to retain each design’s distinctive shape while leather carefully is fitted on it. The word “last” is derived from the Old English laest, meaning footprint, and shoemakers think of it “the soul of the shoe.” Hence, The Last Hotel.

A story built with hard work and soul

Community is the backbone of what we do

The Last Hotel is about celebrating what makes St. Louis special, throughout history and today. We’re strengthened by local partnerships, committed to hand-crafted details and excited to bring the best of hospitality to all who visit. We're devoted to this plucky Midwestern city and want to share with you its spirit, its warmth and its singular personality.

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Rooms expertly designed for comfort and style

Our three floors of flexible space, variety of room layouts, and available reception areas allow you to tailor a perfect event. Are you ready to plan?

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The Last Kitchen


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The Last Kitchen

Executive Chef Evy Swoboda layers house-made goodness and regional inspiration in a meat-centric menu, creating a fresh and hearty experience.

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The Last Rooftop


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The Last Rooftop

There's a touch of whimsy on our roof. Sink into a starlit armchair with a cocktail and our fresh, shareable menu or splash into our rooftop pool and swim with the manatee.

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Our greatest amenity is our community

Just a few of the very special reasons we’re proud to call St. Louis home

Gateway Arch

St. Louis, Missouri

A symbolic passageway connecting East and West, the Gateway Arch is a St. Louis favorite. Built in 1965, this 630-foot-tall monument promises breathtaking views of our fair city.

City Museum

750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103

We’re lucky to call the folks at City Museum our neighbors and friends. This quirky, interactive museum features a wide array of unique attractions, including a giant slinky, Enchanted Caves, a tree house and more!

Busch Stadium

700 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102

Root, root, root for the home team! The St. Louis Cardinals are a sporting staple in our town and can be seen swinging bats and stealing bases at nearby Bush Stadium.

StilL 630

1000 S 4th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

The Last Hotel’s strong partnerships means you can sip our exclusive STilL 630 gin at the bar or on the roof — but we won’t blame you if you sneak away to get an exclusive tour of their eclectic space and watch their amazing methods.

Saint Louis Fashion Fund

1533 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103

The Saint Louis Fashion Fund is reclaiming the city’s fashion roots by supporting emerging designers, stimulating local interest in the industry and building awareness of global fashion trends. Want to see the Fund’s designers in action? Stop by their Washington Avenue studio space, or simply admire the uniforms of some of our key staff — who are sporting designs created these talented local artists.

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Perfect for Every Occasion

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Over 142 Guest Rooms & Suites

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