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Welcome to Best Western Plus The Charles Hotel!

The location of our St. Charles MO hotel makes all the difference because we’re near the casino, next to the business park, the Bass Pro Shop® is next door and we’re right off of I-70.

With the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater nearby and the Family Arena minutes away, guests at our St. Charles MO hotel are close to it all. Stay close to historic Main Street to make the most of your trip. Whether guests are looking for a hotel near Ameristar Casino or a hotel near Earth City Business Park, we have the ideally situated property for you.

Our St. Charles MO hotel is designed with your comfort in mind. For those looking for hotels near Historic St. Charles, MO and Main Street, you’ll be within walking distance to the best the city has to offer. Visiting St. Louis, MO? We are 18 miles west. However, the abundance of business in the area also brings a number of business travelers to our property. From leisure to important meetings, we cater to all visitors.

The St. Charles Convention Center has events happening year-round, and the Katy Trail is a popular bike trail that draws outdoor lovers and cyclists to the region. Whether you’re here for Monsanto or a lecture at Lindenwood University, where you stay matters. Our St. Charles MO hotel is a home away from home for UPS® employees, and is a spacious retreat for those who are here for a loved one’s graduation on campus.

The city of St. Charles boasts Missouri’s oldest historic waterfront district and features more than 125 retail and restaurant venues. With 225 miles of railway turned biking and hiking on Katy Trail, there’s also plenty of opportunity to enjoy all that Mother Nature has to offer in this gorgeous region.

Book your next stay at Best Western Plus The Charles Hotel for the friendliest service in town! Enjoy your stay.

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Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $25 per day. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $150 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Boeing Defense, Space & Security, formerly known as Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a unit of the Boeing Company responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. Boeing Integrated Defense Systems was formed in 2002 by combining the former Military Aircraft and Missile Systems and Space and Communications divisions. Boeing Defense, Space & Security makes Boeing the second-largest defense contractor in the world and was responsible for 45 percent of the company's income.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Coca-Cola® Bottling Company, bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola®, Minute Maid®, Powerade®, and Dasani® brand beverages.
  • 22.00 mile(s) from SunEdison®, a United States manufacturer of silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry as well as solar wafers and Silvantis Solar PV Modules. Originally established in 1959 as the Monsanto Electronic Materials Company, a business unit of the Monsanto Company, the company is based in St. Peters, Missouri.
  • 21.00 mile(s) from LMI Aerospace, Incorporated, a leading provider of structural components, assemblies and kits to the aerospace, defense and technology industries. We fabricate, machine, finish and integrate formed, close tolerance aluminum and specialty alloy components and sheet metal products primarily for large commercial, corporate and military aircraft. 411 Fountain Lake Blvd, St. Charles, MO 63301
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Northrop Grumman, a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, both in the products we deliver and in the way we conduct ourselves throughout the entire customer experience.
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Sara Lee Corporation, began trading under the HSH ticker symbol on June 29, 2012, following the successful spinoff of its international coffee and tea business. Hillshire Brands Company is a leader in meat-centric food solutions for the retail and food service markets. The company generates nearly $4 billion in annual sales and has approximately 9,500 employees.
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Trane®, innovative heating and air conditioning systems. A world leader in providing quality heating and air conditioning services since 1913.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Keebler®, cookies, crackers and crusts, cones and bars.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Stauder Technologies, our focus is the Warfighter. We are committed to providing the most advanced combined arms targeting, blue force tracking, assault support, and situational analysis solutions, and backing these systems up with the most comprehensive training and support team in the world. We are experts at digital interoperability and are working toward the vision of the digital battlefield.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from QuikTrip St. Louis Division Office, St. Charles Patch, gas station and convenience store chain.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Schnucks Corporate Headquarters, in St. Louis
  • 29.00 mile(s) from Cardinal Health, in Overland
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Express Scripts®, corporate office located in St. Louis
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Quilogy® Services, managed hosting and technical education. Includes company information, list of locations, awards and an employment application.
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Craftsmen Industries, a leader in designing, engineering and building customized vehicles for the experiential industry. From mobile museums and guerrilla marketing vehicles to kitchen and sampling units, Craftsmen Industries has the winning combination of experience and in-house capabilities to ensure the results exceed your needs.
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Cintas® The Service Professionals, located in Hazelwood
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Aramark Refreshment Services, located in Earth City
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Save-A-Lot® Food Stores, corporate office in Earth City
  • 9.00 mile(s) from FedEx® Corporation, in Earth City


  • 0.01 mile(s) from Bass Pro Shops, located next door to the hotel, within walking distance. 1365 South 5th Street, St. Charles, MO 63301 636-688-2500. Hours: Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Ameristar Casino, located across the street from the hotel. 1 Ameristar Boulevard, St. Charles, MO 63301 636-940-4300
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Historic Main Street, early explorers and pioneers made St. Charles their place of choice for shopping in the 19th Century. Today, you can walk those same brick-lined streets, shop in the same buildings, but rather than pelts and barrels of nails, you will find unique specialty items, home accessories, artwork, and many other one-of-a-kind gifts. Enjoy creative cuisine that includes American fare, French, Mexican, Italian, and Spanish influences. When evening falls, take a stroll under the glow of antique gaslights or relax to the soothing sounds of horses' hooves clip-cloping along while snuggling in a horse-drawn carriage. For well over 200 years, visitors to St. Charles have been settling into comfortable accommodations. Our overnight guests have included explorers, pioneers, statesmen, and steamboat captains. As evening descends on our Missouri River village, the essence of history and life in a simpler time envelops you. Come be our guest and make your own memories along Main Street.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in St. Louis, is a 7,000-seat outdoor concert venue, with lawn seating for another 13,000, making it a 20,000 person capacity venue. Opened on June 14, 1991. 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 314-298-9944. Hours: Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday closed
  • 4.00 mile(s) from The Family Arena, a multi-purpose arena in St. Charles built in 1999. The arena seats 9,643 for hockey, 9,755 for football, 10,467 for basketball, 6,339 for half-house concerts and up to 11,522 for end-stage concerts. 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303 636-896-4200. Hours: Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  • 3.00 mile(s) from First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles, maintained by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources as a state historic site. 200 South Main Street, St Charles, MO 63301 636-940-3322
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Foundry Art Centre, a fine arts gallery overlooking the Missouri River at 520 North Main Center, in the Frenchtown district of Historic St. Charles. 636-255-0270. Hours: Tuesday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Monday
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Lewis & Clark Boat House, the Discovery Expedition's permanent home. Situated beside the Missouri River at Bishop's Landing in charming historic St. Charles, Missouri. The educational facility features exhibits relating to the Lewis & Clark expedition as well as the Missouri River ecosystem. 1050 South Riverside Drive, St. Charles, MO 63301 636-947-3199 Open: Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Katy Trail State Park, contains the Katy Trail, a recreational rail trail that runs 240 miles in the right-of-way of the former Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad. 100 Katy Trail Lane, St. Charles, MO 63303 Phone 636-947-7777
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Busch Stadium, home of the Major League Baseball team St. Louis Cardinals. The stadium has a seating capacity of 43,975, and contains 3,706 club seats and 61 luxury suites. Opened on April 4, 2006. Contractor: Hunt Construction Group; Architecture: Populous®
  • 24.00 mile(s) from Gateway Arch, the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis. It was built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States. Construction started: February 12, 1963; Height: 630 feet; Area: 62 acres; Architectural styles: Modern architecture, High-tech architecture; Architects: Eero Saarinen, Hannskarl Bandel
  • 19.00 mile(s) from Edward Jones Dome, a multi-purpose stadium in St. Louis and home of the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. It was constructed largely to lure an NFL team back to St. Louis, and to serve as a convention center. Capacity: 66,000. 901 North Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63101 314-342-5201 Architecture firm: Populous®
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Scottrade® Center, a 19,150 seat arena located in downtown St. Louis, opened in 1994, it is the home of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. Capacity: 19,260. 1401 Clark Avenue, 314-622-5400. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Closed. Architecture firm: Ellerbe Becket
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Zoological Society of St., commonly known as the St. Louis Zoo, is in Forest Park in St. Louis. It is recognized as a leading zoo in animal management, research, conservation, and education on 89 acres. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. 1 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110 314-781-0900
  • 15.00 mile(s) from St. Louis Science Center, founded as a planetarium in 1963, is a collection of buildings including a science museum and planetarium in St. Louis, on the southeastern corner of Forest Park. 5050 Oakland Avenue St Louis, MO 63139 314-289-4424. Architectural style: Googie Architecture
  • 24.00 mile(s) from City Museum, consisting largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis. Opened and Established: October 1997. Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to midnight. Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 701 North 15th Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 314-231-2489
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Crown Candy Kitchen, please take a moment to look around. It may feel as if you have taken a giant step back in time. Maybe you have spotted the vintage jukebox, the Coca-Cola® Collectibles or the soda fountain. You might not be aware that Crown Candy Kitchen is one of St Louis’ oldest and most popular attractions. Besides the soda fountain and candy, Crown Candy Kitchen serves great food for lunch and dinner. Whether you are in the mood for a thick stacked sandwich, chili, a giant gourmet frank, a salad or a bowl of soup, Crown Candy Kitchen’s staff is ready to prepare a fresh hearty meal to satisfy your appetite. 1401 St. Louis Avenue St Louis, MO 63106 314-621-9650. Hours: Monday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Taubman Prestige Outlets, an upper-moderate fashion outlet mall 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis, will celebrate its Grand Opening on August 2, 2013 just in time for Missouri's back-to-school tax-free weekend. The open-air, village-style property will feature 310,000 square feet of retail space in Phase I. Its family focus environment, dog-friendly hospitality, and access to the levee fitness trail will create a unique retail experience and make it a shopping destination for locals and visitors alike. The center is expected to draw shoppers from throughout Missouri, as well as Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana. Taubman Prestige Outlets Chesterfield is ideally located in the heart of an established and thriving retail hub. The center has premier visibility on Highway 40/64 and easy on and off access from the highway via Boone's Crossing, a well-known retail interchange in Chesterfield
  • .5 mile(s) from AMC Theatre


  • Adjacent to Denny's, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, centrally located in St. Charles with easy access off I-70. Walking distance to Bass Pro Shops®. Only blocks from the casino. Meeting room seats 40. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Adjacent to Texas Roadhouse, full service, American, open for: dinner, within walking distance of the hotel. Hours: Monday through Thursday 3:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday 3:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Adjacent to Buffalo Wild Wings® Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, within walking distance to the hotel. Hours: Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Magpie's Restaurant, cafe, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located in the historic district, early 1800's building with a lovely outdoor patio. Diverse menu.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Trailhead Brewing Company, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, built on the foundation of one of the original gristmills in St. Charles, Circa 1760. Multi-level restaurant and micro-brewery plus two outdoor patios.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Big A's on the Riverfront, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located in the North Main Historic District. Specialties include: sandwiches, pizza, hamburgers, steak and pasta.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Lewis and Clark's® An American Restaurant and Public House, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, a three-story 1860's building with indoor and outdoor balconies offering a panoramic view of Main Street. Full American menu.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Frankie Tocco's Pizzeria, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, authentic Italian cuisine, steak, veal, pasta, pizza, chicken, appetizers. Lunch and dinner specials available.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Llywelyn's Pub, pub, American, open for: lunch, dinner, on the St. Charles Riverfront, offers two areas: the main level and the downstairs lounge area.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Miss Aimee B's Tea Room & The Upstairs Market Place, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, charming 1865 Victorian atmosphere provides delightful dining for a divine breakfast or a lavish lunch and desserts. Open: Tuesday through Sunday.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Tony's on Main Street, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, located on the historic Main Street, Tony's is family owned and operated and prides themselves on their hand cut steaks and homemade sauces. Open: Tuesday through Sunday.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mother-in-Law House, full service, American, open for: dinner, located in the heart of St. Charles Historic District with 1866 to 1900 Victorian furnishings. Classic American cuisine.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Quintessential Dining & Nightlife, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located in the St. Charles North Main Entertainment District. Quintessential has a unique ambiance and decor on each floor.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from R.T. Weiler's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, restored 1800's historic building with outdoor dining, serving casual American cuisine, located in the heart of the Historic St. Charles Main Street.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Vine Wine Bar and Bistro, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Beef Eaters Restaurant, full service, American, open for: dinner, specializing in prime rib, steaks, seafood and chicken.
  • Across the street from Landmark Buffet, buffet, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located in the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles. A lavish showcase of the world's cuisines, each station of the Landmark Buffet is detailed to reflect an ethnic theme from the colorful tiles at the Italian counter to the stainless steel at the American grill.


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, co-educational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles. 209 South Kingshighway Street, St. Charles MO 63301. Enrollment: 17,351 (2010)
  • 10.00 mile(s) from St. Charles Community College, a St. Louis area two-year college in suburban St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC's first fall semester in 1987 had an enrollment of 1,547 students. 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville MO 63376
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Vatterott College, in St. Charles offers trade school and college diploma courses for those interested in career focused training programs. 3550 West Clay Street, St. Charles MO 63301, 636-940-4100
  • 0.01 mile(s) from The Art Institute of St. Louis, design, media arts, culinary, and fashion programs. 1520 South Fifth Street #107, St. Charles MO 63033, 855-398-9281
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Everest® College-St. Louis, campus offers men and women with career training and life skills needed to excel in their chosen field. 3420 Rider Trail South, Earth City MO 63045, 314-739-7333
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Sanford-Brown College, helps motivated individuals, just like you, turn their "one day" dreams into day one of the healthcare future they have always wanted. 100 Richmond Center Boulevard, St. Peters MO 63376, 636-696-2300
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Logan College of Chiropractic University Programs, a private chiropractic college founded in 1935, is located in Chesterfield, a suburb of St. Louis. 1851 Schoettler Road, Chesterfield MO 63017, 636-227-2100 Enrollment: 997 (2011) Founded: 1935
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Midwest Institute, is dedicated to providing career training to select women and men for professional service to the community. Our goal is to provide a strong educational program for persons with a secondary education and a sincere interest in achieving their career goals.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from University of Phoenix® St. Louis Campus, college degree courses are designed for busy individuals like you. In many situations, an undergraduate or graduate college degree may offer an effective way to move forward professionally. 13801 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights MO 63043, 314-298-9755
  • 8.00 mile(s) from ITT Technical Institute, is a leading private college system offering technology-oriented programs at this Missouri college. Be a part of the St. Louis area location and enroll in one of more than 140 ITT Technical Institutes in over 35 states. ITT Tech offers career-focused degree programs available at this St. Louis area location.

Nearby Cities

  • 18.00 mile(s) from St. Louis
  • 5.00 mile(s) from St. Peters
  • 10.00 mile(s) from O'Fallon


  • 4.00 mile(s) from Rec-Plex, 236,000 square foot family recreation, fitness and sports complex.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Katy Bike Rental, your one-stop shop on the Katy Trail for bike rentals, parts, accessories, concessions, Katy souvenirs and shuttle and baggage transfer services.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Blue Bird Yoga, where you can enrich, inspire and energize your life. Beautiful, naturally lit studio overlooking Frontier Park. Experience a Vinyasa style class with a certified instructor.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Main Street Gym, offering one-on-one training, group training, rehab and pain management.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bear Creek Golf Club, 18-hole championship design golf course, designed by Gary Kern.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from O'Fallon Sports Park, 95 acre complex with five soccer fields, playground, concession stand, pavilion, restrooms.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Boschertown Grand Prix Go Karts, largest outdoor track in the Midwest.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Missouri River Excursions, float the Missouri River in a rented canoe, kayak, or large raft with shuttle service provided. Custom float trips available, also four, eight and 48-hour trips offered.
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Vetta Sports, indoor soccer facility has two full size fields, plus a mezzanine with inflatables for parties.


  • 10.00 mile(s) from Mid Rivers Mall, conveniently located at I-70 and Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Charles County, is the shopping place for St. Peters. See a movie at the Wehrenberg Mid Rivers 14 Cine, dine at Qdoba® Mexican Grill, Max & Erma's, Chili's or at the fabulous food court. Shop the wide variety of specialty stores and department stores including American Eagle Outfitters, Gymboree®, LOFT®, Express®, The Limited and Dick's Sporting Goods®, plus many more.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from St. Louis Outlet Mall, 5555 St. Louis Mills Boulevard, Hazelwood MO 63042, 314-227-5900
  • 15.00 mile(s) from St. Louis Premium Outlets®, 85 outlet stores where you can discover impressive savings at Ann Taylor®, Georgio Armani®, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Coach, Converse, Crabtree & Evelyn®, Elie Tahari®, J.Crew®, Kate Spade New York, Max Studio, Michael Kors®, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, St. John, Tommy Hilfiger®, Under Armour® and many more. 18521 Outlet Boulevard, Chesterfield MO 63005. Grand Opening is August 22-25, 2013.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Amish Peddler, specializing in Amish and American made solid wood furniture. 955 South Main Street, St. Charles MO 63301.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Barton Brother Antiques, fine antique furniture, antique furniture refinishing is their specialty. 820 North Second Street, St. Charles MO 63301.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from The Bling Boutique LLC, fine jewelry both new and estate, travel clothes, haughty hats and handbags, and ever evolving gifts. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Canine Cookies N Cream Dog Bakery, all natural bakery-quality treats, K-9 cakes, K-9 ice cream, K-9 kandy, all natural dog food and unique gift ideas
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Carol's Treasure Chest, antiques, gifts and snacks. Closed on Mondays.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Corner Candy Shoppe, 200 old fashion candies sold by the piece or by the pound. Jelly Belly®, sugar-free candy, gift baskets and more. Relive those childhood memories. Closed on Mondays.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Deb's Gifts & More Incorporated, specialty gifts and home decor, France lamps, flags, yard ornaments, boutique baby and children items, cards, collegiate items and unique martini and wine glasses.


  • 8.00 mile(s) from St Louis Lambert International Airport
  • 8.00 mile(s) from MetroLink the closest station is at the airport. It can be reached by taxi cab or car. If travelling by car, property suggests going two miles further to the Hanley Road station which offers free parking.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Amtrak, station can be reached by taxi.
  • 18.00 mile(s) from St. Louis, downtown can be reached via taxi or MetroLink rail system.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from St. Charles