Making a trip to San Antonio, Texas’s most historic city and home of the famous Alamo? There’s no need to leave your dog or cat behind, as San Antonio has plenty of pet-friendly hotels to choose from. Many lie near the vibrant San Antonio River Walk, which is ideal for dog strolls, and offer plenty of pet treats and amenities. Read on to discover our top picks for the best pet-friendly hotels San Antonio has to offer — bookable with Culture Trip.
The Menger Bar, built in 1859, counts Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders as some of its most famous patrons. The grand hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, boasts Victorian-era decor and museum-grade furnishings in its suites – many of which showcase views of the Alamo. Dogs up to 40lb (18kg) can stay at this pet-friendly hotel for a $125 fee. While they can’t be left alone, there’s an on-site Spanish courtyard garden, and you’re adjacent to the River Walk.
Two cats or dogs – weighing no more than 50lb (23kg) – are welcome at this hacienda-style hotel on the River Walk. You’ll need a valid credit card on file, and there’s a cleaning fee of $125. However, your pets can be left alone, if crated, while you explore San Antonio. The Four-Diamond hotel dates back to 1853 and has a Spanish feel, with wood-beamed ceilings, terracotta floor tiles and a heated pool in the fountain courtyard.
The St Anthony, known as the first luxury hotel in Texas, is a landmark building that’s hosted prominent ranchers and politicians since its conception in 1909. It’s been extensively refurbished but retains an old-world feel, with ballrooms, marble columns and an antique piano. As for its pet policy, the hotel charges a $100 fee for up to two dogs weighing up to 40lb (18kg), and you’ll be given pet beds and bowls at check-in, along with directions to nearby Travis Park for walks and toilet breaks.
You’ll get bowls, treats and a map of San Antonio’s pet-friendly attractions, restaurants and dog parks when you check into Emily Morgan with your furry companion. Two dogs, weighing no more than 50lb (23kg), can stay for $50 per guest room; bring a crate so your dog can snooze in your room while you sightsee. The River Walk is only three blocks away from this hotel, named after the woman who helped defeat the Mexican army during the Texas Revolution.
Pet-friendly rooms are on the eighth floor of this San Antonio Omni hotel, overlooking downtown, and they offer plenty of space – some with living areas and wet bars. You’ll get a pet bed, bowls and a special chef-made snack for your companion at check-in – two dogs up to 50lb (23kg) or cats are permitted for a $125 fee. Give your phone number to reception if you want to leave your pet unattended while you sightsee or use the hotel pools.
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