Hotel Information

A block of 50 rooms has been reserved at the Crown Plaza Hotel for July 16, 17, 18 and 19.  The Crown Plaza is located near the Olin Business School at:

7750 Carondelet Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105

To Make Reservations:
Click Here for the Website for the Olin Room Block
Phone:  314-726-5400 and use the group code WUQ
Toll-Free:  1-844-615-5557 and use the group code WUQ

The cost per night is $109.  The room block consists of 20 individual rooms with one king bed, and 30 rooms with two queen beds.  Please note that in order to be included in the room block, reservations should be made no later than May 31, 2017.  

Many of the rooms are doubles for those who would like to share the expense.  If you require assistance in pairing up with someone to share a room, please contact us at  

Hotel Concessions

  • Complimentary FULL breakfast buffet 7 days a week for all registered guests
  • Complimentary local calls
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guestrooms and hotel common areas
  • Complimentary Fitness Center, Indoor/Outdoor Pool & Game Arcade
  • Complimentary Shuttle to and from Lambert-International Airport (6:00 am - 10:00 pm) daily.  For pick-up, guest must call 314-726-5400 upon arrival

In addition, Olin has arranged for the Clayton Plaza to provide shuttle service to you free of charge for the dates of the workshop sessions.  The shuttle will transport to the Olin Business School between 7:30 - 8:30 am and back to the hotel at the end of each day's session on the dates of July 17, 18, and 19.   Please plan ahead as the shuttle will likely need to make 2 - 3 trips each morning and evening.  

Should you be unable to book a room at the Clayton Plaza, other hotels near the WashU campus and the Olin Business School are listed below.  Guests at other hotels will be responsible for their own transporation to and from Olin each day.  Any hotel listed below will be able to arrange for a taxi for you, or you may use Uber.  Uber is available in the St. Louis area, but may not transport to or from the St. Louis' Lambert-International Airport.

Additional Hotels Near Olin Business School

The Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center on the Washington University Campus (this location has only single-queen rooms).

The Moonrise Hotel

The Chase Park Plaza Hotel

Drury Inn Suites - Brentwood

Drury Inn Suites - Forest Park

The Cheshire Inn



Should you have any questions regarding your accommodations for the conference, or if you would like to be paired with another student to share one hotel room, please email