On-Campus Lodging

  • Principia Guest House – 618.374.5390
  • Gehner House is currently full for Commencement. Call 618.374.5154 to be placed on a waitlist.

Off-Campus Lodging

Below is a partial list of hotels, motels, and bed & breakfasts located near Principia College:

Elsah (5 minutes from campus)

Grafton (10 minutes from campus)

Alton (20–30 minutes from campus)

Jerseyville (20–30 minutes from campus)



Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is located approximately 34 miles from Principia College.

Rental car counters are located in the lower level of Terminal 1 between Doors 12 and 17.

Below is a partial list of limo and van services available: