Drury Plaza St. Louis Named “Top 25 Hotels in the United States” by TripAdvisor.com
(ST. LOUIS) – January 21, 2010 – The Drury Plaza – St. Louis was recognized as one of the “Top 25 Hotels in the United States” by TripAdvisor.com. As part of TripAdvisor’s 2010 Travelers’ Choice awards, the Drury Plaza ranked 21st out of 143,654 hotels. The Travelers’ Choice winners “are based on millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from travelers on TripAdvisor.com”, according to the most popular and largest travel community website in the world.
“We are honored to be recognized by TripAdvisor.com and its readers,” said Chuck Drury, President and CEO of Drury Hotels Company. “We are especially grateful for this recognition because it was given by the critics who matter most—our guests.”
The Drury Plaza – St. Louis is located within blocks of the St. Louis Arch, Busch Stadium and Laclede’s Landing. Inside the hotel, guests enjoy Drury’s many free amenities, including free hot breakfast, free wireless Internet and the soon-to-be-unveiled 5:30 Kickback®. The 5:30 Kickback will feature free hot food & cold beverages every evening from 5:30 to 7, beginning January 25th.
The Drury Plaza occupies the historic Fur Exchange Building and features marble, exposed brick and crystal chandeliers.
Opened in 2000, the Drury Plaza was a special project for Charles and Shirley Drury. The Drurys would walk by the Fur Exchange Building on their way to church in downtown St. Louis. When demolition of the building began, the Drurys purchased it, halted the wrecking ball, and converted the building into one of their most popular properties.
Drury Hotels continues to be family-owned and operated. There are over 140 Drury hotels in 20 states from Arizona to North Carolina and from Texas to Michigan. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Drury Hotels Company operates several brands, including Drury Plaza, Drury Inn & Suites, Drury Inn, Drury Suites, Pear Tree Inn by Drury and other hotels in the mid-price segment. For a complete listing of Drury hotels or for reservations, visit the Web site www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN.