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Your St. Joseph Missouri Hotel Destination

Located in historic downtown just off I-229, on the original site of the Pony Express Mail Service, Red Lion Hotel St. Joseph offers both charming accommodations for vacationing families and a convenient stay for business travelers. You can attend events at the Civic Arena across the street or walk to the Pony Express National Museum, which is only one mile from the hotel. When you're ready to catch your flight back home, Kansas City Airport (MCI) is about a 30-minute drive south of the hotel.

Whether you're in St. Joseph to work or relax, features like our 24-hour business center and indoor pool can help you do both. Loosen up your muscles in the jetted hot tub after your workout in the fitness center, and then reward yourself with a cocktail in the lounge. Enjoy these amenities during your stay. The hotel has 169 rooms including the Corporate Suite offering free WiFi, complimentary parking, indoor heated pool, 24-hour business center and fitness room. Restaurant and lounge located onsite. Our Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 320 and 7200 square feet of meeting space for corporate and private meetings. 

Stay Comfortable at Our St. Joseph, MO Hotel

Stay Comfortable at Our St. Joseph, MO Hotel

Rest easy in a plush bed at Red Lion Hotel St. Joseph, located conveniently just off I-229 near Missouri Western State University. When you book one of our 169 hotel rooms and suites, you gain access to a sparkling indoor pool, an invigorating fitness center, and on-site dining.

Corporate travelers love the amenities in our 24-hour business center, including free Wi-Fi and computer services to keep productivity high. After wrapping up an important email or researching area attractions, take a break in our on-site jetted hot tub.

When hunger strikes, head to Fry's Corner, located on the first floor. In addition to serving delicious American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this eatery features a lounge where you can get a refreshing beverage. If you need some alone time, order room service for a fresh delicious meal in the comfort of your room.

Features At Our St. Joseph Hotel:

  • Complimentary High-speed Internet
  • Indoor Pool and Jetted Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center
  • Spacious Suites
  • Pets Allowed
  • American cuisine at our on-site restaurant
  • Business Center and Meeting Space
Enjoy American Cuisine

Enjoy American Cuisine

When hunger strikes, head to Fry's Corner, located on the first floor. In addition to serving delicious American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this eatery features a lounge where you can get a refreshing beverage. If enjoying some alone time, order room service for a fresh meal in the comfort of your room.

Fry's Corner is open on select days of the week. To inqure about the restaurants availability and hours of operation, please contact the front desk.

Our St. Joseph Event Venue

Our St. Joseph Event Venue

With the assistance of our on-site experienced event coordinator, you can easily plan and execute a business meeting, wedding reception or birthday party. The Red Lion boasts, 7,750 square feet or versatile space that can accommodate as many as 400 guests. Book our Missouri Ballroom for an elegant affair, or reserve the St. Joseph Theater Room to host an intimate meeting with colleagues. We provide audiovisual equipment, flip charts, a portable dance floor and full-service catering options so you can take care of everything all in one place. 

Meeting Rooms Include:

  • AV Equipment On-Site 
  • Cordless microphones
  • Dedicated events team
  • Free high-speed, wireless Internet
  • Linens for tables
  • On-site catering
  • Portable dance floor
  • LCD Projectors
  • Tables/chairs
  • Whiteboards/flip charts
Let Us Plan Your Next Event Or Book A Block Of Rooms

Let Us Plan Your Next Event Or Book A Block Of Rooms

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Discover a variety of things to do in St. Joseph, MO

Discover a variety of things to do in St. Joseph, MO

Your family will find a variety of things to do near our riverfront hotel in St. Joseph, MO, situated across the street from Civic Arena and just a few blocks from the historic Jesse James Home. Our guests love learning about the city's history at the Pony Express Museum, and families in town for summer vacation can't get enough of the St. Joseph Aquatic Park, just two miles east of the hotel. We're also close to Missouri Theater, the historic Patee House and the Glore Psychiatric Museum, which has been rated one of the 50 most unusual museums in the country.

Leisure

Civic Arena (across the street)
Equipped with superb acoustics and lighting, this 19,000 square-foot event facility often plays host to exhibitions, concerts, and conventions. Phone: 1 (816) 271-4717

St. Joseph Aquatic Park (2.1 miles)
Tube along the lazy river, ride the impressive water slide, improve your diving skills or simply sunbathe at this family-friendly water park in downtown St. Joseph. Phone: 1 (816) 271-5511

Remington Nature Center (3 miles)
Bring the kids to Remington Nature Center for a fun-filled day of wild adventures. Attend a crafting class, learn about indigenous plants or feed the fish in the 7,000 gallon tank. 
Phone: 1 (816) 271-5499

St. Jo Frontier Casino (3 miles)
With more than 470 slot machines, video poker machines and table games, your chances or having a good time at this riverside casino are incredible. Phone: 1 (800) 888-2946

Bushman Planetarium (6.2 miles)
You can stargaze even when the sun's out at this state-of-the-art planetarium located in Agenstein Hall on the campus of Missouri Western State University. Phone: 1 (816) 271-4288

 

 

Attractions and Entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Attractions and Entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Missouri Theater (0.5 miles)
This unique structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Rough House Rosie was the Missouri Theater's first feature back in 1927, and today it still hosts plays and concerts for guests' enjoyment. Phone: 1 (816) 271-4628

Mount Mora Cemetery (6 miles)
Also listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Mount Mora is the oldest operating cemetery in town. Check out the most impressive tombstones and grave markers to find the resting places of some of the elite of Joseph's Golden Age, which took place just after the Civil War.

Walter Cronkite Memorial (6.2 miles)
Take a tour of this memorial dedicated to St. Joseph native Walter Cronkite, the famous host of the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. Phone: 1 (816) 271-4100

Attractions and Entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Attractions and Entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Pony Express National Museum (0.9 miles)
The country's first transcontinental means of communication, the Pony Express consisted of brave men who carried parcels from coast to coast on horseback, often traveling 250 miles per day. This fascinating museum tells their stories. Phone: 1 (816) 279-5059

Jesse James Home(1 mile)
View exhibits that explore the life of notorious criminal Jesse James at the home where he was shot by fellow gang member Robert Ford.
Phone: 1 (816) 232-8206

Wyeth Tootle Mansion (1.5 miles)
One of several 19th-century homes still standing in the St. Joseph area, Wyeth Tootle Mansion features three floors and 40 rooms of Gothic-style decor. 
Phone: 1 (816) 232-8471

Dining in St. Joseph

Local Eateries

  • Barbosas Mexican Restaurant: 11:00am - 10:00pm Tuesday to Saturday
  • Boudreaux's: 11:00am - 11:00pm Monday to Sunday
  • Frederick Inn Steakhouse: 11:00am - 9:00pm Monday to Sunday
  • Geno's Pizza & Pub: 11:00am - 8:30pm Tuesday to Thursday; 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Friday; 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Saturday
  • Ground Round: 11:00am - 11:00pm Monday to Sunday
  • Taco Bell: 7:00am - 1:00am Monday to Sunday

Hotel Amenities

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Breakfast
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Accessibility Features
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Air Conditioning
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PetFriendly
wifi
WiFi
Paid Parking
Parking
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Business Center
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Fitness Center
restaurant
Restaurant
bar
Bar
tv
Flat Screen TV
indoor-pool
Indoor Pool

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