Destination guide

The lush setting of Central West End is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's cathedral, architecture and museums with a rental holiday home in Central West End. Renowned for its restaurants, zoo and entertainment, this city welcomes all visitors. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Central West End

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Central West End a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Louis Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Grants Farm (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • World Aquarium (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Central West End

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Central West End is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Compton Hill Reservoir Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Jewel Box (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Pagoda Circle (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Forest Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Central West End

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Central West End Station or Grand Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Central West End?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97 holiday lettings around Central West End. From 10 Houses to 85 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Central West End?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Central West End:

  • Soulard: 69 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 310 holiday homes
  • The Southampton: 19 holiday homes
  • Southwest Garden: 54 holiday homes
  • Tower Grove South: 77 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Central West End?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Central West End. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital: 519 holiday lettings
  • Central West End Station: 519 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis: 521 holiday lettings
  • World Chess Hall of Fame: 519 holiday lettings
  • Center of Creative Arts: 521 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Central West End listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Central West End?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Houses in Central West End. Our other popular types of Central West End holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 76 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Central West End?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 77 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Central West End. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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