Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis: The Ultimate Haven for Holiday Magic

Revel in the wonder of the season with gingerbread house decorating, couple's spa treatments and holiday portrait sessions
December 7, 2020,
St. Louis, U.S.A.

This holiday season, Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis opens its doors to an extraordinary lineup of festive experiences. Wood-fired holiday meals at Cinder House, a couple’s spa suite retreat and holiday portrait sessions are a few ways to celebrate the season.

The lineup of exclusive holiday events includes the following highlights:

Couples Spa Suite Retreat

Give the gift of a luxurious spa experience this holiday season. Step into the Couple’s Spa Suite, a serene oasis with a private steam room, shower and relaxation space all one's own. This offer includes two-plus hours that features an 80-minute Couples Swedish Massage and foot treatment, access to the private steam room with shower and two glasses of champagne for USD 555. Reservations can be made by calling the Spa at 314 881 5758.

Ginger Bread House Decorating at Cinder House

Usher in the holidays by decorating a festive gingerbread house at Cinder House. Pipe on royal icing, add gumdrops, and finish with a candy cane lane. From 11:00 am to 2:00 pm daily during December 2020, Cinder House guests can decorate gingerbread houses for USD 35 per house, while enjoying two complimentary hot beverages. Gingerbread houses also include packaging to-go for easy transport.

Christmas Cookies

Give the gift of a dozen cookies to family or friends this holiday season. Pastry team member Tiffany Gilmore offers an assortment of traditional shortbread, hazelnut linzer cookies, chocolate orange with candied orange and gingerbread decorated with royal icing. Cookies are USD 30 per dozen, boxed and ready for gift-giving. Orders can be placed by calling 314 881 2123 or by email at

Christmas Dinner To-Go

Take the stress out of at-home celebrations with Christmas Eve and Christmas Dinner To-Go, artfully prepared by Chef Joseph Simonic and the culinary team of Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. At-home hosts can take advantage of the option that includes the following menu items: roasted maple brown sugar glazed ham, pineapple chutney, roasted brussels sprouts with cipollini onions, chili garlic smoked cauliflower, spiced roasted carrots, creamed kale, roasted and smashed butterball potatoes, green bean almandine, beet and fennel orange salad, celeriac soup and a spiced layered nut cake. The meal is USD 210 and feeds 6 people; orders can be placed by calling Cinder House at 314 881 5759 or by email at Orders must be placed by December 18, pickup is available on December 24, 2020 in the Hotel valet area.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner at Cinder House

Enjoy a cosy dinner in Cinder House on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day where a la carte menus will be available along with a 10 oz prime rib special that includes leeks and hasselback potatoes for USD 45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Dinner is available from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. After dinner linger by the fire pit and sip a cocktail at the outdoor heated bar festively illuminated with twinkling holiday lights.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Cinder House

Goodbye 2020, hello 2021! Make the evening pop by ringing in the New Year at Cinder House. Chef Gerard Craft, Josh Adams; and the Cinder House team are offering an exclusive four-course dinner that draws inspiration from a different South American country for each course.

The first course celebrates Venezuela with a farm egg, chicken skin, caviar, potato, coriander and parm brodo. The second course highlights Colombia with octopus caldereta, cream corn, avocado mousse, patacone and fresh chives. Argentina shines in the third course with wagyu zabuton steak, honeynut squash, dried plum, white truffle and jus. Inspired by Chilean desserts, the fourth features a poached pear, grape compote, rose gelee and black pepper ice cream.

Dinner is available from 5:00 to 10:00 pm for USD 95 per person (excluding tax and gratuity).

Wine, champagne and cocktail pairings are also available. Reservations can be made on OpenTable or by calling 314 881 5759.

Holiday Portraits in the Sky Lobby

Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s greetings are a wonderful time to share photos with family and friends. Available each weekend in December 2020, local photographer Lawrence Bryant offers 30-minute sessions for couples and 60-minute sessions for families on the 8th floor of the Hotel from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Each session includes a digital file of the photos plus hot chocolate and a gingerbread house decorating kit to enjoy at Cinder House after the photo session.


  • 30 Minute Session (Couple): USD 130
  • 60 Minute Session (Family of up to 6): USD 180

Bookings can be made by calling 314 881 5752 or by email at

Make a Night of It

Stay the night and experience the spirit and magic of the season within the comforts of a festively decorated luxury suite. Enjoy a gingerbread house decorating kit, hot chocolate, an in-room movie and more.