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Historic Luxury Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wood Fireplace


About the property

Location and Luxury!! Welcome to our beautiful, restored and updated turn-of -the century three story home. Located in the heart of the Historic Lafayette Square District, it is within walking distance to many outstanding restaurants, specialty shops, and the picturesque Lafayette Park. Explore the many attractions St. Louis has to offer: The Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, Missouri Botanical Garden, Fox Theatre, Powell Symphony Hall, St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park, the St. Louis Zoo and so much more! All within a 10-15 minute drive from this home away from home. Experience the charm of the quaint Lafayette Square neighborhood while enjoying all the amenities of this spectacular retreat. Cozy up next to the fireplace, chill out watching the big screen HDTV in the third floor theatre room, or relax on the deck overlooking the lovely view of the private courtyard. Regardless of the season, your stay is sure to be memorable at our Lafayette Luxury Retreat. Always included for all guests is coffee, an asssortment of teas, and snacks.

Property Manager
Susan Holeman
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

Why Susan Holeman chose Missouri

I love older homes and this house has so much character, is nestled in St. Louis' premier historic neighborhood, sits on a quiet street, and is close to downtown.

What makes this house unique

Relaxing backyard deck....convenient location...quiet... comfortable...nicely furnished.


Lafayette Square House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Main bedroom has queen bed. Guest bedroom and office each have a double bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Historic Luxury Retreat
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 44 reviews
Baraboo, WI

Gracious STL row house, we will be back!

  • 5 of 5

This house took us back a century or so with its 12 foot ceilings and 10 ft windows. However, every modern convenience was also present. We entertained friends and it was perfect. It was a cool, clammy day so we had a fire in the parlor. Lovely! Plus walking distance to some nice restaurants. We also enjoyed the home theater. The only downside was sluggish wifi.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niceville, Florida

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our accommodations. The home is absolutely lovely as shown in the pictures. The location near Lafayette Square could not have been better for us. The walks around the neighborhood were an event in and of itself (beautiful homes, gorgeous landscapes and gardens, LaFayette Park, shops and restaurants...) We could get everywhere we wanted in such a short time. Went to the Arch, Forest Park (History and Science Museums), The Courthouse, Cherokee Street antiquing, toured Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser), and my personal favorite - The Botanical Gardens. Food was amazing. Left our recommendations in journal in the VRBO rental. Our experience with the owner and manager could not have been more welcoming or gone smoother. I highly recommend staying here and we hope to return someday!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable home in an ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend this lovely home!

2 adults and 2 teenagers had the perfect amount of space for our own time and then could gather as a family in the 3rd floor media room. Susan was wonderful to work with and was very helpful in getting us settled upon meeting us at the home. Hope to stay in this fabulous home again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, older property with today's amenities. Enjoyed staying in a historic area of STL.

  • 4 of 5

Family of 6 stayed in property during Presidents Day weekend for a National Volleyball Tourney. Great to be close to downtown. Historic area of STL that gave us access to downtown (5-10min) and the Zoo (10min).

Enjoyed learning about this historic property. Parking right in front, plenty of room, and fully stocked kitchen appliances, etc. Great hospitality from manager/owner as they helped accommodate us arriving late.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adams, Tennessee

Great Home in Beautiful St Louis Historic District

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home. The home is in great condition with a beautiful back yard and deck area. The neighborhood was just gorgeous and it was quiet and safe. There are restaurants within walking distance. We loved the Mexican one. The house was well equipped. There are a lot of stairs in the home. The media room upstairs was enjoyed with very comfortable seating. You also have a view of the arch from the upstairs window. There are so many things to do. This was a girls trip into the area for Joyce Meyer Women's Conference and the location was easy to get to downtown. Overall a great rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay in St. Louiis

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house, the neighborhood and the local restaurants. A great place to use as a base to explore St. Louis.

The house was well equipped with a great kitchen and backyard to relax in. Lots of space and nice sitting areas.

Susan met us at the door with a warm welcome and made us feel at home right away.

Hope to stay here again when we visit family.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the house and your stay in St. Louis. It was a pleasure working with you and meeting your wonderful family. We would love for you to stay in our Lafayette Square Retreat again on your next visit to St. Louis! Best...Susan and Brian
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Lambert STL
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Amtrack and Metrolink (light rail)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-64, I-44, I-55
Car: recommended

The house is very centrally located--near downtown, near Forest Park, near the Missouri Botanical Gardens, near the Science Center, Art Museum and Zoo.


Rates & Availability

Lafayette Square House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
one time cleaning fee $100

Extra $50 per night per person for more than 4 adults.

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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