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Forget-me-not Bed and Breakfast

2712 S. Compton Ave , St. Louis, MO 63118 USA (Show map)

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This stately Queen Anne Victorian was built in 1894 and has an amazing number of architectural details. The three bedrooms are named for St. Louis's historic water towers and feature comfortable queen sized beds with luxurious ironed bedding, bathrooms en suite, 2 cozy bathrobes, sitting area and much more. You are invited to explore the library for books about St. Louis, fiction and non-fiction, DVD's, and to enjoy the complimentary beverages and snacks found in the refrigerator. Enjoy a delicious and ample breakfast in the morning before you head out to explore what St. Louis has to offer!



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.9

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Unexpected Treasure

4.8 on March 19, 2015

We came to visit St. Louis for the weekend. We stayed in the hotels in the past. Bed a Breakfast seemed like a wonderful idea for a weekend getaway. Forget-Me-Not was a wonderful experience for first time B&B guests like ourselves. The house is wonderful and has a lot of the original woodwork from late 1800's. The rooms were clean and the bed super comfortable. Our hosts turned out to be friendly and interesting to talk to. What's more, the breakfast was delicious and Magretta's Finnish pancakes were to die for.

Great Staycation!

4.2 on March 12, 2015

I booked a room to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. The owners gave us a tour of the house upon arrival, which was great. The old homes in St. Louis have a lot of character! Parking was convenient and breakfast was delicious. The Finnish pancakes were our favorite!

Very nice! Loved the dogs!

3.8 on February 23, 2015

Enjoyed being greeted by the dogs when we checked in. Beautiful home with great historic features. Also in a easy to access area. Breakfast was beyond awesome and well presented. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!!

Enchanting Getaway!

5 on February 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this charming B & B to celebrate both our 2 year wedding anniversary and Valentine's Day. Those 2 days weren't nearly enough time to have been there. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there, Magretta and Chuck were wonderful hosts, and so were Spike and Haley. Don't even get me started on the breakfast! Those Finnish pancakes were amazing! This was a small getaway to enjoy each other without the thought of responsibility, and that's exactly how it turned out. 5 stars!

Our anniversay celebration

5 on January 30, 2015

Our recent stay ay Forget-me-not B&B was very enjoyable because of the connection we made with the owners, Margretta and chuck. From our first moment through the door we felt welcome and at home with the welcome smiles and tour of the home. We felt at ease and felt a connection like we had known each other for a long time. The room was exactly as described and pictured on-line and very comfortable. We both thoroughly enjoyed the two dogs who wanted love and affection. The dogs really made you feel at home too. We enjoyed the wonderful breakfast and great conversation that ensued with the owners and the other guests. Thank you again for a wonderful weekend!

We're Definitely Coming Back

5 on January 18, 2015

We found this BnB online and stayed for our first wedding anniversary in mid-January 2015. The home was built in 1894, and we loved the decor. Magretta is a wonderful host and a skilled cook. The food was delicious and our room was beautiful, The price was reasonable. Next time we come to St. Louis we're staying here again!

Great Experience at the Forget me not

4.0 on January 15, 2015

The food was outstanding! We enjoyed waking up to the wonderful smell of Chuck's cooking. Beautiful house and great company. We would love to visit again.

Forget me Not

5 on January 14, 2015

The owners were extremely friendly and the food was exceptional.

Our 3rd stay!

5 on January 05, 2015

This was our 3rd stay at Forget-me-not. We have only had positive experiences and would love to come back again! Chuck and Magretta are friendly hosts, and the breakfasts are absolutely scrumptious. This is the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway.

Phenomenal hospitality and breakfast.

5 on November 25, 2014

If you are looking to book a St. Louis bed and breakfast, look no further than the Forget-Me-Not. This stunning Queen Anne style house has been tastefully and thoughtfully been brought back to it's original state. Beautiful antiques rest below soft light from stained glass windows, and the pips are always friendly and ready for pats. The rooms are very comfortable and inviting. Magnets and Chuck are so hospitable and lovely, genuine people. We gorged on the selections for breakfast every morning. Ham bowls with eggs? Baked apple? Banana bisque?! As a 12-year veteran of the service industry and former supervisor of the Savoy Hotel, I was incredibly impressed by everything. Thank you so much, you will be seeing us again.

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Location Type

Tower Grove East Neighborhood, Downtown


St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.)

Directions to property:

Easy access from Interstates 44, 55 and 64. From I-44 or I-64 East exit at Grand and go south Shenandoah. Turn left. At Compton Ave. take a right. The house is on the left at the end of the block after Sidney, and just before Magnolia. Heading west on I-44 exit at the Louisiana/Grand exit. At the stop sign at the end of the ramp turn right onto Lafayette and then right on Compton to 2712, about 1 1/2 miles. Heading west on I-64 exit onto Grand and turn Left. Go about 2 miles to Shenandoah and turn left. At Compton turn right to 2712 S. Compton. Taking I-55 either E or W merge onto I-44 and follow above directions.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Gateway Arch, Grand South Grand area for international dining, Outstanding architecture, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Tours, University, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fireplace, Library, Videos , Complimentary snacks all day in library., Early morning coffee and pastries, Gated or on street parking

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Cardinals Baseball, Rams Football, Blues Hockey, Fox Theater, St. Louis Symphony, Different Festival almost every weekend, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: After 3 pm
  • Check Out:: eleven
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children allowed with well behaved parents.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: On some weekends especially holidays and the summer.
  • Accepted payments Other, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit equal to one night's stay is required.
  • Cancellations: -All cancellations are subject to a $20 processing fee. The fee will be applied to your next stay if booked within six months. Your deposit will be refunded if you cancel prior to the 7 day cancellation period, minus a $20 processing fee. The $20 fee will be applied to your next stay if you re-book within six months. Special events/holidays may require a longer cancellation policy.



Magretta and Chuck Yokota

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Our major hobby these days is working on our home and yard. We love to play cards, and Chuck enjoys oil painting portraits. We also enjoy the wonderful restaurants in St. Louis and sampling the different types of theater in town.

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  • Time Served: 8:00-9:00, and negotiable
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Finnish Pancakes
Prepared in an iron skillet the sides of the pancake grow up on the sides of the skillet to make a lovely basket to sprinkle, almonds, raspberries, blueberries, or strawberries, sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with a sweet lemon butter sauce or pure maple syrup.



2712 S. Compton Ave , St. Louis, MO 63118 USA (Show map)

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