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Stellar Reviews: March 2018

Spring has sprung in St. Louis, although you wouldn’t have known it from the temperatures in March! Hopefully, snow showers will bring May flowers this year, but even though the weather was frightful, the reviews our guests left us were so delightful. It puts a spring in our step to hear from guests that loved our boutique hotel rooms, unique event spaces, and the fact that we’re the most pet-friendly hotel in St. Louis. Check out some of our favorite stellar guest reviews from last month!


“Amazing stay at the Moonrise hotel!!” 5 of 5 stars

“I stayed here for 1 night , The Moonrise is a great boutique hotel located in a cool neighborhood which has lots of restaurants, bars, entertainment and stores. the lobby is so cool with light-up stairs , the check-in was smooth and the front desk staff (Jasmine) was very friendly. the room was great and large, the bed was extremely comfortable. The bathroom was upscale and the shower was very nice,
The hotel have rooftop bar and its a great place to be after 5:00 PM with great music and lots of people. I would highly recommend a stay at this hotel!!!!!!”

By Oren L, a TripAdvisor traveler

Stayed: March 2018, traveled on business

“Great!” 5 of 5 stars

“The hotel is in a great location close to interesting shops and restaurants. I felt safe, staff was helpful and friendly. Check out the rooftop bar. Fantastic! The workout room is open 24 hours which was great.”

By AngieW4, a TripAdvisor traveler

Stayed: March 2018, traveled as a couple

“Lovely, kitschy, fun hotel” 5 of 5 stars

“My boyfriend and I spend just one night at the Moonrise when we visited St. Louis to see a show at Delmar Hall. We were greeted with a cocktail. I knew right away it was my kind of place because of the dog-guest greeting bowls with treats for Fido. The room was spacious, modern, and clean. The hotel was space-themed with the owner’s toy and memorabilia collection on display. The roof-top bar had planets and stars hanging from the ceiling. The hotel restaurant was a little pricey, but breakfast was delicious.

Hotel was a three minute walk from the Delmar and was surrounded by great restaurants. Free self-parking in the back was a downtown bonus.”

By JenSmallwood, a TripAdvisor traveler

Stayed: March 2018, traveled as a couple


Five stars from JR

“Everything here is wonderful. The valets are helpful. The front desk staff is friendly and well dressed. Our room is incredible the view on Delmar boulevard from our room is great.. the rooftop bar is amazing great atmosphere. The people behind the bar are friendly even the patrons were nice and outgoing. Having a drink on the rooftop terrace is a must. Or at least go out there and look. My wife and I will be coming back again.”

Five stars from Will C.

“I couldn’t be happier with our stay at the Moonrise Hotel. It’s in a really cool area, great for walking around. The customer service is phenomenal, especially if you bring a dog, and the room was perfect. The rooftop bar really puts it over the top.”

Five stars from Shelly B.

“Absolutely love everything about this place. The rooms are clean amazing, the staff friendly, bar and restaurant are fun, food is always great. Just walking around the main level is worth a visit. Cool place!”

Five stars from Lucia S.

“My husband and I just spent the night there for the first time, and we had such a fantastic experience, such a fun and unique atmosphere but still very classy! They were all very helpful and friendly, the room was clean and comfortable, and the drinks at the roof top bar were delicious and strong! And an added bonus, when we checked in, we found out that we were given the room with the only massage chair in the whole hotel! We will definitely be back!!!”

Five stars from Jason C.

“We stayed at the Moonrise primarily because we drove down to STL for a concert at the Pageant. Loved the option for valet parking in a secure lot, the proximity to lots of great restaurants and shops, and for a smaller hotel, lots of options for drinks and dining at the hotel. The staff is very friendly as well. If you are in town for a concert, you can’t beat the fact that you literally have to walk 200 feet to the Pageant. Will definitely stay here again!”

Five stars from Michelle F.

“My favorite place to stay when I have a special event in St Louis. Excellent service and Hollywood accommodations”

“Moonpies were great” 5 of 5 stars

“Perfect. Moonpies were great!!! Friendly. Roof bar is cool.”

“Great location” 5 of 5 stars

“Amazing staff! So helpful. Clean and visually inviting.”

“Nice Hotel on U City Loop” 5 of 5 stars

“Moonrise is an excellent choice if you are in town to see a show at one of the venues on the Loop. Great location, modern décor, friendly staff, nice restaurant & bar. Also within walking distance of many restaurants and unique shops. My wife and I have stayed here a couple of times and always enjoyed the experience. It does seem to be more of an “adult” hotel, though my sons (age 12 & 10) enjoyed it when we brought them for our last trip despite the lack of a swimming pool.”

“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars

“great service! friendly staff and a great location”

“Nice hotel in the Delmar Loop” 5 of 5 stars

“Everything was very good. I would like to go back in warmer weather to take advantage of the rooftop bar.”

“Great place” 5 of 5 stars

“Went for a concert at Delmar Hall. Hotel is a 1block walk. Cocktails upon check in. Great bed. Would definitely stay here again.”

“Concert Stay” 5 of 5 stars

“Whimsical décor in the Delmar Loop. The moonrise motif is featured throughout the lobby,hallways and rooms. Rooms were very comfortable with nice accessories. Please look for the stopper in the bathroom sink for a surprise!!”

“Great stay” 5 of 5 stars

“We spent 2 nights here. Great service and clean rooms. Great parking out back. Trendy area.”

“An absolute gem” 5 of 5 stars

“Loved everything about my experience. The hotel staff was friendly and welcoming, my room was larger than expected, and the Aveda amenities are a huge plus. This hotel has so much character — the moon theme is done in just the right dose — cute and fun, without being campy or ridiculous. Make sure you go to the rooftop bar and get a cocktail from Jack if he’s working. I wanted to stay longer. Right next to the Pageant, a great venue for music.”

“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars

“Great hotel! Fun, comfortable, updated. The moon pies are a lovely touch!”

“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars

“Perfect location! Free parking and within walking distance of several awesome entertainment venues.”

Exceptional: “Over the moon Great” 10 of 10 stars

“Very nice hotel with fun atmosphere!”

Exceptional: “Ahhhh…followed by YUM.” 10 of 10 stars

“1st, if you have a space chair in your room, use it! 2nd, order the chicken sandwich from room service. I’ve never been excited about ANY sandwich, so please don’t take this recommendation lightly. Your stomach will be so happy you gave it this special treat.”

Exceptional: “Great hotel” 10 of 10 stars

“Amazing staff had free moonpies in the room when I arrived”

Exceptional: “Great hotel” 10 of 10 stars

“This is really one of the best hotels I’ve ever stayed in The staff is super friendly,the rooms and bathrooms are huge with great amenities . Thanks”

Exceptional: “The most wonderful street in St. Lou” 10 of 10 stars

“We had booked this Hotel because of its location to the event we were going to. It is in “The Loop” area of St. Louis. This is a hot spot for national and international acts of various sorts. The hotel is right next to 2 of the venues. The Hotel is a very nice conceptual themed hotel. Don’t know how they could have designed it any nicer. From the beautiful interior, to shadow boxes, to lovely old fashioned moon pictures. This area is quite a treasure. Google it. Or better yet, come here. You won’t be sorry. And you can thank a man named Joe. I have, and will. Thanks Joe!”

Exceptional: “Excellent all-around stay” 10 of 10 stars

“Excellent experience from the moment we walked in. Quick check-in (paid in advance), staff offered cocktails at the desk. Loved the decor and vibe of the place, room was great. Staff was excellent at the desk every day, as well as in restaurant and particularly the rooftop bar. Couldn’t have been happier with our two-night stay here.”

That’s a lot of praise for one month! Take it from our guests – if you’re in search of eco-friendly hotelsunique wedding reception venues, sleek corporate event venues and the best rooftop dining St. Louis has to offer, no hotel in the universe can match the Moonrise. If you’re ready for an out of this world experience, book a room at the Moonrise today!