About the Hotel

The 2021 HEDS Annual Conference will take place at the Clayton Plaza Hotel in the Clayton neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance to many restaurants, shops, and galleries.

We have a special discounted room rate of $128 (148.94 with taxes and fees) per night. We encourage you to reserve a room early. Once our room block is full, you will have to find other accommodations, possibly at a different hotel and/or at higher rate. Reserve your room online at our custom link here to get the HEDS Conference Rate.


Clayton Plaza Hotel lobby

Amenities may change depending on current COVID-19 protocols and recommendations for the state. Please check the Clayton Plaza Hotel’s COVID-19 Information page for the most up-to-date list of amenities and to see a list of all the precautions that the hotel staff is taking to protect the safety of their guests.

Room accommodations include:

  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Complimentary in-room coffee
  • Room service
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Refrigerator

Other amenities may include:

  • Free garage parking
  • Free airport shuttle (currently suspended)
  • All-season heated indoor/outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center with cardio and weight training equipment


Crystal Ballroom


Book Your Reservation

The $128 discounted HEDS Annual Conference room rate at the Clayton Plaza Hotel is offered from Tuesday, October 12, through Saturday, October 16. You must book your room by Sunday, September 19 to get this rate. Reserve your room online at our custom link below. If you have any issues making your reservation or need to book outside the dates already set up, please contact Nicole Bieser at 314-719-1138.