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DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park Opens as Newest Full‑Service Hotel in St. Louis’s Central West End

ST. LOUIS - Today, DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park opens its doors to guests as the newest full-service hotel in the Central West End of St. Louis and the latest addition to the growing DoubleTree by Hilton global portfolio. Located within four miles of downtown St. Louis, the 219-room hotel welcomes guests with comfortable accommodations, including newly renovated guest rooms, a new restaurant serving breakfast daily and updated on-site meeting space and fitness center. The property also includes an Applebee’s Neighborhood restaurant serving lunch and dinner for all guests to enjoy.

''The entire staff is excited about this new beginning after 17 successful years as the independent Parkway Hotel. This change will elevate our hotel to heights that we couldn’t reach before and bring loyal Hilton Honors customers to our great Central West End,” said Jim Ossola, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park. “After operating as an independent hotel, we are now partnering with the world’s most hospitable company and all of our employees are very proud to join the Hilton team. Our management company, Compass45 Hospitality, has helped lead the way to get this conversion done.”

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Hilton with the newly converted DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park. The unique, modern hotel design, convenient amenities and genuine hospitality provided by our team will be a wonderful asset to all visitors to the Central West End area,” said Scott Meyer, president, Compass45 Hospitality. “We are grateful to our associates, along with the Hilton team, for their efforts and support.”

DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park highlights include:

  • 219 renovated guest rooms and suites
  • 1,100 sq. ft. of meetings and event space for up to 60 guests
  • Convenient location in the Central West End Business and Entertainment District
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Indoor Skywalk connected to Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University Medical Center
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Family-friendly dining at Applebee’s Neighborhood restaurant adjacent to the hotel lobby

In addition to the above highlights and as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park is participating in the Hilton CleanStay Program to help guests enjoy a clean and safe experience during their stay. The new standards under Hilton CleanStay include a Hilton CleanStay Room Seal to show that a room has not been accessed since being thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, additional cleaning of common areas and items, contactless check-in, innovative disinfection technology and flexible housekeeping options. A full list can be accessed at

DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.

DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park is located at 4550 Forest Park Ave in St. Louis, Missouri 63108.  For more information or to make a reservation, please call 314-256-7777 or visit DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis Forest Park. For more news on DoubleTree by Hilton, visit

Compass45 Hospitality

Compass45's vision is to be recognized as one of the most respected hospitality management companies based on mutually beneficial and trusted partnerships. We accomplish this by driving exceptional investor returns, building and sustaining outstanding associate engagement and delivering memorable guest experiences.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 23 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 190 million Hilton Honors members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.  

About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of over 680 hotels with more than 155,000 rooms across 56 countries and territories. For more than 55 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Experience a positive stay at DoubleTree by Hilton by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about DoubleTree by Hilton at, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.