Visiting a Patient at Des Peres Hospital

Prepare for Your Patient Visit

Planning your visit to Des Peres Hospital is easy. In this section, you’ll find a wealth of information about your upcoming patient visit, including information on visiting rights, visiting hours and more so you can make the most out of your time with your loved one. 

During your visit, you can find food and refreshments in our hospital Café, as well as in our Lounge 12 self-service area. We also offer free wireless Internet access for guests, so you can stay connected from anywhere in the hospital. 


You can find convenient parking for patients and visitors in the upper parking lots. All parking at Des Peres Hospital is free, but we caution you not to park in reserved areas or certain designated areas.

If you’re in need of assistance with your vehicle or would like an escort to your vehicle, please contact hospital security.

Food and Beverage

Our sit-down Café and Lounge Twelve self service area are located on our second floor.

Café Hours

Breakfast served daily – 6:30 am – 10:00 am
Lunch served Monday through Friday – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lounge Twelve

Our self-service Lounge Twelve is open 24/7 and offers a selection of prepared meals, snacks and beverages. Items are prepared in our kitchen and stocked fresh daily. Debit and credit cards accepted.

Guest Meals
Visitors can pre-order a dinner tray to be delivered with the patient's meal if they want to eat dinner with the patient.. Meals need to be ordered and paid for in the Cafe during business hours for delivery later in the evening. Please refer to the in-room patient menu for more information.

Learn more about food and refreshments offered in the Des Peres Hospital Café.
It’s important to know your rights before your visit. Get detailed guidelines including who may visit and when.
Getting ready to visit a patient? Find our hospital visiting hours here.
We provide addresses, maps and directions to help you find your way to our location.
Patient relative or visitor?  Here are some things to help you as a support person
To ensure you have a comfortable stay at Des Peres Hospital and to prevent the loss of your belongings
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