Saint Louis University's Auxiliary Hospitality House 
Saint Louis University Hospital’s Auxiliary Hospitality House provides a “home away from home” for families and eligible patients who are in need of safe, quiet, affordable lodging. The house is located one block north of the hospital at 3631 Hickory. A total of 24 rooms are available for guests – 18 queen rooms (2 queen beds), four twin rooms (2 twin beds), one 2-room suite and one single twin room. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom, refrigerator, microwave, television with basic cable and a private telephone line connected to the hospital switchboard. A smoke-free environment is maintained and enforced.  

Guest Eligibility

Guests are limited to families of out-of-town inpatients, pre- and post-hospitalized patients and outpatients. If patient or guest condition warrants, there must be a competent adult in attendance. A shuttle service is provided week days for patients only. Ask house staff for details or call Protective Services at 577-8078. Pets and children under 14 and pets are not allowed to stay at the house. No exceptions are given to service dogs, due to our high volume of transplant patients who frequently stay at the House. Medical treatment and/or services are not permitted in the house.  


Advance reservations are not accepted. Room availability is based on daily turnover. To inquire about a room, call the Patient and Visitor Relations office on the day of your arrival at 314-577-8500, Option #1, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  

On weekends:                  

Call 577-8010 for check in/out information.  


The SLU Hospital Protective Services Department provides escorts to walk guests between the hospital and the Hickory House during the evening and night-time hours.  


The SLU Hospital Auxiliary Hospitality House provides eight free parking spaces for guests on a first come, first-served basis. Seven of the parking spaces are for general use. One is reserved for handicapped. Alternate parking is available in the hospital garage at no cost to House Guests with a validated ticket.  

Rates per night

Suite                            $45

Queens                         $35

Twins                           $30

Single                           $25

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