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Saint Louis University is located in the heart of St. Louis. SLU’s Midtown neighborhood is home to the city's premier arts and entertainment venues, along with a 200-acre innovation and technology hub known as Cortex.

Hotel Ignacio


The thriving urban area surrounding the University is filled with numerous lodging options, including SLU’s own Hotel Ignacio, which is just a 0.4-mile, seven-minute walk away from the conference venue. This unique boutique hotel offers 49 well-appointed guest rooms and two suites. Call 314-977-4411 to make a reservation. Use “Geo-Resolution 2019” or “SLU Research” for a special conference rate.

Other Places to Stay 


Complimentary parking for attendees will be available in the University’s Olive Garage at 3338 Olive St. near the corner of Olive and Compton Avenue. 

Maps and Directions


SLU offers more than 16 retail dining options at 11 locations on campus and one state-of-the-art residential dining hall. On-campus eateries include: 

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
  • Panera Bread
  • Qdoba
  • Starbucks
  • Subway 

What’s Open Now 

Nearby restaurants include Kaldi’s Coffee, Café Ventana, Pickleman’s, Triumph Grill, Grand Tavern, Baiku Sushi Lounge, Vito's Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante, Hugo’s, Pappy’s Barbecue, Hamilton’s Urban Steakhouse and 1111 Mississippi. 

About the City of St. Louis 

Founded on the banks of the Mississippi River, St. Louis is home to the iconic Gateway Arch, nine Fortune 500 companies, thriving sports, cultural and food scenes, and much more. Easily accessible by air, car and train, St. Louis is one of the largest cities in the Midwest. 

Nearby attractions include the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Fabulous Fox Theatre and Powell Symphony Hall, among others. The Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Science Center and Downtown St. Louis are just a five-minute drive away. 

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