Visitor Information: SSM Health DePaul Hospital – St. Louis

Visitors can be good medicine for patients. We encourage family members and friends to visit. In order to maintain a safe, comfortable healing environment, the following visiting guidelines have been established:

  • Visitors must dress appropriately (shirts and shoes are required).
  • Children should always be accompanied by an adult.
  • Be quiet in respect for those patients who are resting.
  • Friends and family members with a cold or other contagious illness are asked not to visit until they are well.

Visiting After Hours Please enter the hospital through the emergency department when visiting late at night and early in the morning.

All visitors should check in at the security desk, located in the emergency department lobby, to receive a visitors pass.

Our gift shop is located on the lobby level of the hospital, just inside the front entrance. Here you’ll find a variety of unique gift items, greeting cards, and a full-service florist, as well as snacks and miscellaneous toiletry items you may have forgotten.

Gift Shop Hours
Monday through Friday: 8 am - 7 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm

Our gift shop is operated by the DePaul Auxiliary and all proceeds benefit the DePaul Foundation. Auxiliary members receive a 20% discount in the shop.

Café DePaul

Café DePaul is located on the ground floor, just past the information desk inside the main hospital entrance.

Hot Breakfast

6:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. / Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. / Saturday & Sunday

Continental Breakfast

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Hot Lunch

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Deli Selections (includes sandwiches, soups, salad bar and desserts)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. / Monday - Friday

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Saturday & Sunday

Midnight Café Service

11:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. / Sunday – Thursday

Jazzman's Café

Jazzman’s Café is located in the main hospital lobby. It offers a variety of specialty coffees, teas, fruit smoothies and fresh baked goodies. Jazzman’s is open Monday-Friday, from 6:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Vending Machines

Vending machines, offering a variety of snack items, are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are located on the main hospital floor, across from the patient tower elevators and throughout the hospital.

SSM Health DePaul’s Chapel is located off of the main lobby, open 24 hours a day.

At SSM Health DePaul, we believe in treating the whole person, supporting your spiritual, physical, and emotional needs. Our chaplains are available seven days a week from 8 am – 4 pm, offering a listening presence, spiritual support and pastoral assistance in a health care crisis. In addition to our regular daily hours, there is a chaplain on-call 24 hours a day for emergency pastoral needs.

Contacting a Chaplain

When you need a chaplain, please contact your nurse, or dial “0” and ask the operator to contact a chaplain for you.

How can a chaplain help?

  • Listening
  • Praying with you
  • Supporting you through difficult decisions
  • Helping you to identify or use your faith resources
  • Assisting you in coping with fear, anxiety, and grief
  • Providing Sacraments and other religious rituals
  • Discussing advance directive and power of attorney for health care

Sacraments & Church Support

Holy Communion and Anointing of the Sick are available upon request.


Helpful Phone Numbers

Customer Service
Emergency Department
Media Contact
Pastoral Care
Patient Information
Physician Referral
Ethics Committee

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Hotel & Lodging

The following hotels are located approximately four miles from the hospital on Dorsett Road at I-270. The Drury Inn has a reduced rate for SSM Health patients and families.

Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Westport
12220 Dorsett Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Hampton Inn Westport  
2454 Old Dorsett Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Homewood Suites by Hilton St. Louis Westport 
2434 Old Dorsett Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

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