BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

1200 W Gannon Drive, Festus, MO 63028-2603
Phone: 636-937-0700   |   Fax: 636-937-3723   |   134 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Looking for affordable lodging in Festus, Missouri? The BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center offers easy access to area attractions, hospitality at its finest and generous amenities.

Offering comfort and convenience, the generous amenities in the modern, immaculate rooms at this Festus hotel include cable or satellite television with HBO® on a 32-inch flat screen television, a refrigerator, microwave, free Wi-Fi and much more. Providing those thoughtful touches, we also offer a complimentary full breakfast to all of our guests for each day of their stay.

While you're staying with us, be sure to take advantage of the many other on-premise amenities. Splash around in our crystal blue indoor pool or keep up with your regular exercise routine in our 24-hour fitness center. We also offer guest laundry, children's activities, a business center and free parking.

Whether you're looking for corporate lodging or for a leisurely vacation, we encourage you to delight in the charm of the area. Located near Interstate 55 and downtown Saint Louis, you'll be just a short ways away from Crystal City Underground, Sun Valley Sports Complex and Hillsboro Civic Center. The Saint Louis Galleria, Mississippi River and Mastodon State Park are also just minutes away.

No matter what your culinary craving is, there's a restaurant nearby. Local favorites and delectable eateries like Captain D's Seafood, Imo's Pizza, St. Louis Bread Company, La Pachanga Mexican Restaurant and Steak N' Shake are all within a few blocks.

Offering a convenient location, you won't have to travel far to conduct meetings at area businesses like Carondelet Corporation, Saint Gobain Containers, Air Liquide America Corporation, Jefferson College and Holcim US Inc. Looking for meeting space? We offer meeting facilities that can accommodate up to 1,500 attendees.

The helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center is ready to welcome you. Reserve a stay today!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • Indoor pool
  • Exercise facility, 24-Hour
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Rowing machine
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry
  • Laundromat
  • Express check in
  • Express check out bill is placed under door at check out
  • Late check out based on availability
  • Safe deposit box
  • Children's activities, game room, board games
  • Cable or satellite television, Fox News, ESPN, HBO®
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Courier
  • Shipping
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services accommodates up to 500 people
  • Meeting facilities seating up to 1,500
  • Banquet facilities banquet seating up to 500
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom banquet seating up to 200
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services portable shower bench, lowered closet storage, shower wand, visual fire safety strobes, door knock detector, alarm clock bed shaker
  • Hearing impaired services TDD machine
  • Physically challenged facilities roll in showers, bath area phone
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Access to local YMCA adjacent to hotel

BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

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Conveniently located, the best western shalimar plaza hotel & conference center in Festus, Missouri is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 38.209075  /  Latitude: -90.403305


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate 55 south to Festus exit 175. Make a left towards Gannon Drive and make a right on Gannon Drive to the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

From: The south. Take Interstate 55 north to Festus exit 175. Make a right to Gannon Drive and make a right on Gannon Drive to the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

From: Illinois Interstate 255. Take Interstate 255 south to Interstate 55 south to Festus exit 175 and make a left towards Gannon Drive and make a right on Gannon Drive to the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

From: Illinois Interstate 55. Take Illinois Interstate 55 south to Missouri Interstate 55 south at Gateway Arch Downtown Saint Louis to Festus exit 175. Make a left towards the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

From: Interstate 64 east. Take Interstate 64 east To Interstate 55 south to Festus exit 175 and make a left towards Gannon Drive. Make a right on Gannon Drive to the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

From: Interstate 64 west. Take Interstate 64 west to Interstate 270 south to Interstate 55 south to Festus exit 175 and make a left towards Gannon Drive make a right on Gannon Drive to the BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Robertsville State Park

Robertsville State Park, located southwest of St Louis, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The Meramec River, home to smallmouth bass, crappie and bluegill, provides ample opportunity for those ready to cast a line and watch for the wiggle of the bobble. The boat launches are great for those ready to boat or canoe in the river. Bring your camera to capture the great blue heron and ducks that make their home near the water.

Wear comfortable walking shoes for strolling along the one-mile Spice Bush Trail and keep a lookout for the barred owls and a variety of wildlife. Enjoy a relaxing snack or lunch underneath one of the park picnic shelters for a nice break. While in the St. Louis area, check into one of the several area Best Western hotels for a wonderful night's rest and excellent guest services.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Mississippi River, second largest river in the United States with a length of 2,340 miles.
  • 12.50 mile(s) from Mastodon State Park, Mastodon State and historic site - national park service.
  • 12.60 mile(s) from Historic Kimmswick
  • 26.13 mile(s) from Grants Farm, historical home of Ulysses Grant -country estate of The Busch Family - breeding operations of the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales.
  • 29.50 mile(s) from Magic House
  • 33.90 mile(s) from Busch Stadium, official home of The Saint Louis Cardinals.
  • 34.40 mile(s) from Gateway Arch Riverboats, one hour siteseeing cruises daily. Dinner cruises, private charters and specialty cruises available.
  • 34.60 mile(s) from World Bird Sanctuary
  • 34.70 mile(s) from Gateway Arch
  • 34.80 mile(s) from City Museum
  • 35.70 mile(s) from Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 36.50 mile(s) from St. Louis Science Center
  • 38.20 mile(s) from Forest Park, 1,300 acres of lakes, walking paths and attractions.
  • 38.20 mile(s) from Saint Louis Zoo
  • 38.20 mile(s) from Saint Louis Art Museum, one of the nations leading comprehensive art museums.
  • 39.30 mile(s) from Missouri History Museum
  • 42.40 mile(s) from Cahokia Mounds
  • 42.70 mile(s) from Six Flags® Saint Louis
  • 52.70 mile(s) from Purina Farms, live pets, hands on activities and animal demonstrations.
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Gannon Plaza
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Home Depot, Building Supplies
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Lowes, building supplies
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Wal-Mart
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Big K
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Judy's Flower Basket, flower Shop
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Peebles, department store
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Metro Office Supply, office Supplies
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Saint Louis Galleria
  • 17.89 mile(s) from Kohls, department store
  • 17.89 mile(s) from Office Max, office supplies
  • 17.89 mile(s) from Office Depot, office supplies
  • 18.80 block(s) from Target
  • 21.00 mile(s) from South County Center
  • 22.6 mile(s) from Dillards, department store
  • 22.60 mile(s) from Sears, department store
  • 22.60 mile(s) from Macy's, department store
  • 22.60 mile(s) from JC Penny, department store
  • 23.60 mile(s) from Michael's Crafts, hobby & crafts
  • 23.60 mile(s) from Petco, pet supplies
  • 23.60 mile(s) from Sears Outlet, department store outlet
  • 23.60 mile(s) from Gordmans, department store
  • 23.60 mile(s) from Garden Ridge, home decor seasonal items
  • 23.60 mile(s) from American Electronics, electronics and furniture store
  • 27.00 mile(s) from West County Center

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 1.50 mile(s) from Crystal City
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Herculaneum
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Hematite
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Pevely
  • 7.80 mile(s) from Olympian Village
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Barnhart
  • 10.80 mile(s) from Hillsboro
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Kimmswick
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Imperial
  • 14.00 mile(s) from DeSoto
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Arnold
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Antonia
  • 16.30 mile(s) from Otto
  • 18.20 mile(s) from Morse Mill
  • 21.00 mile(s) from House Springs
  • 24.30 mile(s) from Byrnes Mill
  • 23.70 mile(s) from Blackwell
  • 25.20 mile(s) from Grubville
  • 26.90 mile(s) from Cedar Hill
  • 29.70 mile(s) from Fenton
  • 30.20 mile(s) from Richwoods
  • 30.70 mile(s) from Dittmer
  • 34.30 mile(s) from Saint Louis Downtown
  • 36.90 mile(s) from Clayton
  • 53.90 mile(s) from Catawissa
  • 6.10 mile(s) from Carondelet Corporation
  • 6.30 mile(s) from Saint Gobain Containers
  • 6.40 mile(s) from Air Liquide America Corporation
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Dow Chemical
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Arnold Ready Mix
  • 15.30 mile(s) from Convergys Corporation
  • 19.10 mile(s) from Metal Container Corporation
  • 21.70 mile(s) from Holcim US Inc.
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Chrysler Corporation
  • 30.40 mile(s) from Clayton Corporation
  • 37.30 mile(s) from Centene Corporation
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Jefferson College, a two-year community college
  • 33.10 mile(s) from Webster University
  • 34.50 mile(s) from University Of St. Louis
  • 36.60 mile(s) from Missouri Baptist
  • 39.40 mile(s) from Washington University
  • 40.80 mile(s) from Fontbonne University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • 3.00 mile(s) from West City Park
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Crystal City Pool
  • 27.00 mile(s) from River City Casino
  • 34.70 mile(s) from Lumiere Place Casino
  • 36.00 mile(s) from The Casino Queen
  • 45.50 mile(s) from Ameristar Casino
  • 45.60 mile(s) from Harrahs Casino

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Captain D's Seafood, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Bob Evan's Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual, country style, family style
  • Adjacent to Imo's Pizza, Fast Food, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Imo's has been the St. Louis staple for pizza for four decades. It's thin crust is crunchy; it's square cut pieces are covered in homemade sauce and your choice of toppings. Available in a variety of sizes, can pick up your pie to go, have it delivered, or sit down and enjoy it at the restaurant. Don't forget to try Imo's House Salad or one of their many pasta or sandwich selections.
  • Adjacent to Tanglefoot Bar & Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, It offers the Twin Cities a worthy place for a business lunch or a special dinner out with quality food at a reasonable price. Its interesting menu presents many dishes with a Cajun flair. Tanglefoot's signature appetizers include fried pickles and the lobster Rangoon. Its specialty entrees are the "Almost Famous" barbeque pork steak and ribs dinner and of course, the steaks in your favorite cut. The roomy bar is a great place for happy hour or to wait on your table.
  • Adjacent to St. Louis Bread Company, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, St. Louis Bread Company has become the standard for lunch in the St. Louis area. Customers always appreciate the bread, bagels, and rolls made fresh daily. Try a Signature sandwich like Sierra Turkey or Chipotle Chicken, served on your choice of bread. Warm up with one of their soup selections or hot panini's. You can have more than muffins or bagels to get you started in the a.m. Try one of the new grilled breakfast sandwiches.
  • Adjacent to Subway, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, sub sandwich shop
  • Adjacent to bar/cocktail lounge
  • .01 mile(s) from La Pachanga Mexican Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • .02 mile(s) from Steak N' Shake, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Hungry for a burger? How about some chili? Maybe you're looking for a nice, big shake or some cheese fries? Steak `n Shake is the place for you day or night. Being open around the clock is a great reason to think about hitting Steak `n Shake in the middle of the night, but the extensive menu is an even better reason. Stop in for breakfast and don't forget about the drive-thru.
  • .05 mile(s) from Sonic Drive-In, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • .05 mile(s) from Arby's, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, roast beef and other deli sandwiches
  • .5 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, cash, MC, and VA accepted. Open 7 days a week. Ruby Tuesday refers to themselves as simple, fresh American dining, and who are we to argue? With a menu that includes appetizers, chicken, burgers, seafood, steak, ribs, desserts, sides and more, your options are endless. Ruby Tuesdays also has a separate bar area, and an online menu.
  • .5 mile(s) from Waffle House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, traditional, coffee shop & diner
  • 1 mile(s) from Pogolino's Pizza Place, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Pogolino's, a family-owned pizzeria, has been a hot date spot, lunch stop, and Friday night family choice for decades. Its thin crust pizza with fresh mozzarella is well known to generations of Twin City residents. This place is known for friendly service; easy pickup from the special carryout window; and a good all-around menu. It is not uncommon for college students or service men and women to make Pogolino's their first meal at home.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Pizza Carry Out, Delivery, Dine In, Salad
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Petit Paree, Full Service, French, Open for: dinner,
  • 1.7 mile(s) from El Tapatio, Fast Food, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2 mile(s) from Stop Light Drive In, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, quality diner serving hamburgers, chili, Malts
  • 2 mile(s) from Lam's Garden, Fast Food, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Poppy's Ristorante, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Poppy's Ristorante has been a popular place to go for a quality sit-down meal for years. Its authentic Italian pastas, steak selection and sandwiches are what keeps this place in the spotlight after 31 years in business. Don't let the fact that it shares residence with a bowling alley sway you. You can't hear the pins falling.
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Bandana's Bar-BQ, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Andrew's French Quarter, Bar/Lounge, French, Open for: dinner, Andrew's French Quarter is located in an old Crystal City hotel on historic Mississippi Ave. The quiet elegance, exposed brick walls, and white linen-draped tables give diners the feeling that they are members of an exclusive club. The small dining room has expert service and menu specialties that include gorgonzola encrusted ribeye steak and lobster risotto.
  • 3 mile(s) from Cracker Barrell, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Good Ole Country Cookin'
  • 3 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fried Chicken With All The Fixin's
  • 14 mile(s) from Blue Owl Resturant, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, The Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery serves up home-cooked meals with a gourmet flair along with a bunch of cakes, pies and pastries. Kimmswick shoppers and church-goers line up at the bright blue Victorian building on warm Saturdays and Sundays for a seat in one of the many dining rooms or on the veranda. This is not just a ladies' tearoom though, there are manly entrees such as the chicken fried steak and country gravy.

BEST WESTERN Shalimar Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Festus. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2014

Weekends through April 26, 2014
Bullets in the Bathtub (A Comedy-Mystery Dinner Theater)

Watch and enjoy an evening of laughs, mystery, and good food at the Lemp Mansion Restaurant and Inn in St. Louis. The show starts at 7:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. 

May 2014

May 24-25, 2014
St. Louis Bluesweek Festival

Come on down to the Chesterfield Amphitheater and immerse yourself in the music and food of old St. Louis. The good times begin at 11 a.m.  

May 4-7, 2014
Saint Louis Storytelling Festival

A great multi-cultural event for the whole family at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Each day the stories begin at 10:00 a.m. 

June 2014

June 7, 2014
45th Annual Lafayette Square Spring House and Garden Tour

Roam through the Lafayette Square Neighborhood of St. Louis and be transported into the 1800's as you pass through historic homes and gardens. Tour books and maps handed out at 10 a.m.

July 2014

July 22-28, 2014
Seussical The Musical

Join the Cat in the Hat and other Dr.Seuss characters under the stars at The Muny in Forest Park. Curtain is at 8:15 p.m.

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