The Best Hotels to Book Near Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Visit Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site to marvel at the largest man-made mound in the country
Visit Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site to marvel at the largest man-made mound in the country | © Carver Mostardi / Alamy
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30 September 2021

Discover the secrets of the largest man-made mound in North America, the 100ft-high (30m) Monks Mound, at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville, Illinois. Stay here or in nearby St Louis, Missouri – just across the Mississippi River – at these top hotels, bookable with Culture Trip.

Built by the Mississippian people around 1,000CE, this mound, one of 72 in the area, dominated the plazas, fields and landscape of this agrarian culture. Designated a Unesco World Heritage Site, the state-of-the-art interpretive center at Cahokia Mounds provides insights into the largest prehistoric Native American site north of Mexico, the purpose of the mounds and the huge wooden sundial that marks the seasons. St Louis is just a 15-minute drive from Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site across the Mississippi River.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Collinsville – St Louis

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Perfect for families visiting Cahokia Mounds, DoubleTree staff will welcome little ones and parents with their signature warm chocolate chip cookies. Rooms and suites are large and modern – some have views of the courtyard, where the gang can cozy up around a gas firepit. A fitness room, heated pool and on-site steakhouse with a full American menu round out the amenities.

OYO Hotel St Louis Downtown City Center MO

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A budget-friendly hotel close to Union Station and Busch Stadium, OYO offers very large guest rooms and suites with mini-fridges, work desks and traditional decor. Head up to the Olympic-size covered rooftop pool for views of Busch Stadium. It’s close to the Civic Center and downtown St Louis, and 15 minutes from the Cahokia Mounds Unesco Site.

Hotel Indigo St Louis – Downtown

Boutique Hotel, Chain Hotel
4.3/5 (50 Reviews)
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Now from $134 per night
A hip hotel with staff that are happy to help, the Hotel Indigo plays off the midcentury modern sensibilities of Eero Saarinen, the architect who designed the nearby famous Gateway Arch. Take the elevator to the top of the tallest man-made monument in the US, then visit the oldest man-made monument at Cahokia Mounds, across the Mississippi in Illinois. Return to a rain shower stocked with Aveda products, and a comfortable bed in a room decorated with industrial chic wall murals.
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The Westin St Louis

Chain Hotel
4.2/5 (911 Reviews)
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Price Drop
Now from $136 per night
The 246 guest rooms and 17 suites at the Westin promise a comfortable night’s sleep on their signature Heavenly beds. Rest up and then cheer on the St Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium, right across the street, or hop on the MetroLink to local sights like the National Blues Museum and Ballpark Village. Junior Suites are perfect for families and have window seats with views of the city. Cahokia Mounds makes a perfect day trip, just a 15-minute drive across the Mississippi in Illinois.
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Hyatt Regency St Louis at the Arch

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Stay near one landmark while you visit another. The Gateway Arch is framed in many of the 910 contemporary-styled guest rooms at the Hyatt Regency. Relax in comfort with deep-padded headboards, a signature Hyatt Grand bed and blackout curtains. Suites add a mini-fridge and luxurious KenetMD bath products. Visit Gateway Arch Park, then zoom across the Mississippi River to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.

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  • Lehmann House

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    The restoration of Lehmann House has been a labor of love for owner Marie Davies over the past 30 years. Originally built in 1893, this bed and breakfast features many examples of fine woodworking in oak, maple and cherry, such as the floor-to-ceiling bookcase in the library. Marie has filled the house with Victorian period antiques and reproductions, and offers house tours during the week. Guests rave about her breakfasts, and they also love to visit the ice cream shop at nearby Lafayette Park. Downtown, but on a quiet street, Lehmann House is a St Louis legend.

    Angad Arts Hotel

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    4.6/5 (805 Reviews)
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    Now from $117 per night
    They do things a little differently at the Angad. Enter the art-filled lobby on the 12th floor to find paintings on every wall, sculptures on nearly every surface and music filling the air at the ART Bar rooftop lounge. Each piece of art is curated from artists within a 200-mile radius of St Louis. Choose from four different primary-colored room themes and you’ll find unexpected twists in each one, like a soaker tub with a view of the skyline in your bedroom. To explore some ancient art, drive to Cahokia Mounds interpretive center, 20 minutes away.
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    Fleur-de-Lys Mansion Bed and Breakfast

    Bed and Breakfast
    5/5 (58 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $229 per night
    A passion project for chef Mark and his wife Louise, this St Louis bed and breakfast puts breakfast first. Guests rave about the home-made sourdough bread, warm cookies and gourmet two-course breakfasts with a menu that changes daily. A former candy merchant’s mansion, the house has five themed rooms filled with antiques, like four-poster beds with down duvets and 600 thread count sheets. It’s close to many parks and attractions, including the nearby Cahokia Mounds, and walking distance to some of the best restaurants in town.
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    Casa Magnolia Bed and Breakfast

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    Across from Tower Grove Park and around the corner from the Missouri Botanical Garden stands the stately brick 1903 mansion called Casa Magnolia. Choose from one of three lovingly curated bedrooms, each with its own bath, and prepare to be pampered by the friendly owners. The outdoor lap pool is a welcome addition on hot summer nights.

    Magnolia Hotel St Louis, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

    Chain Hotel
    4.3/5 (949 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $107 per night
    The Magnolia, an adults-only establishment, hearkens back to its heyday in the 1920’s. An art deco theme dominates, from the marble lobby with its massive stained-glass windows and sparkling chandelier, to the sophisticated ivory and gold palette in the guest rooms. One-bedroom suites are separated by elegant French doors for a quiet stay. It’s near the Gateway Arch, a 10-minute walk to the riverboat launch and a 15-minute drive to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.
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    These recommendations were updated on September 30, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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