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The 10 Best Hotels In San Antonio, Texas
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The 10 Best Hotels In San Antonio, Texas

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Deep in the heart of Texas is San Antonio, the second most populated city in the state and full of Spanish, Mexican and American history. With so many things to do in this city, staying at a great hotel is essential. Here are some of the best hotels to stay in San Antonio that will make your visit authentic and enjoyable.
On the terrace at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
On the terrace at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk l | © Heater Cowper
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Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

On San Antonio’s Riverwalk is Hotel Valencia, a luxury hotel with all of the fixings. The heavily awarded establishment boasts the reputable Citrus restaurant, 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space and an excellent location right in the heart of San Antonio. Come stay here for a lavish vacation away or to do a business trip right.

150 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

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Eilan Hotel and Spa

Out in the La Cantera district of San Antonio is the Eilan Hotel & Spa, located in a vibrant area of the city. The hotel is full of all of the amenities needed for an enjoyable experience and the surrounding area has many spots to check out during your stay at Eilan. Shop in the open air malls on La Cantera or enjoy the Ripe Farmer’s Market every Sunday right outside of the hotel.

17103 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256, United States

Hotel Contessa's Cork Bar in San Antonio, Texas
Hotel Contessa’s Cork Bar in San Antonio, Texas l | © ssedro/Flickr
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The Hotel Contessa

San Antonio’s Hotel Contessa is also situated on the Riverwalk, with luxury suites right on the water in a vibrant and extremely scenic location. The hotel’s design and style is inspired by 20th century Spanish art and its complete wedding packages makes it a popular location for couples to tie the knot. Close to all of the action in downtown, Hotel Contessa is a perfect destination for your stay in San Antonio.

306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

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Hotel Indigo San Antonio – Riverwalk

Hotel Indigo Riverwalk is a lovely boutique Spanish-style villa with plenty of outdoor terraces and balconies for guests to enjoy the views of San Antonio on the river. With close access to the trolley, guests have easy transportation to all of the main spots of downtown. Hop out the front door and take a water taxi to your next destination or use this location for a business conference in a bustling area of town.

Mary’s, 830 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

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Hotel Havana

Originally built in 1914, Hotel Havana is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the best hotels in the city of San Antonio. Nestled among the aforementioned hotels on the Riverfront in the Museum Reach area, Hotel Havana is smaller than many of the major hotels, making demand for accommodation constantly high. Watch out for Ocho, the dining room and lounge in the hotel that’s rated as one of the best in Texas.

1015 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

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Mokara Hotel & Spa

All of the hotels listed so far have been quality establishments, but the Mokara is definitely up there for the most lavish hotel in San Antonio. Mokara is the only four star hotel in San Antonio and backs it up with a state of the art spa that is spread out over 17,000 square feet. At Mokara you’re close to all of the action of the city. Take a boat tour to your favorite restaurant on the water or relax and enjoy the beautiful resort.

212 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

Outside the Crockett
the Crockett Hotel l | © Kelly DeLay/Flickr
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The Crockett Hotel

Steps away from the Alamo is the historic and family friendly Crockett Hotel, located at the site where legendary Texan hero Davy Crockett and his small band of soldiers defended the Alamo against a siege from the Mexican army in 1836. With 138 guest rooms and suites, visitors can enjoy a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere in the many amenities the hotel has to offer, including a large outdoor pool and proximity to all of the sites of the city.

320 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

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The Fairmont Hotel

Across the street from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is The Fairmount Hotel, a historic, Victorian-style hotel with 37 guest rooms and suites, fully decorated to the highest quality. This three story brick building is a perfect destination for one searching for a unique and special experience in San Antonio. The hotel also collaborates with the many festivals that occur in the city, making a trip to the Fairmount a sure bet for a good experience.

401 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

San Antonio Boat Tour
San Antonio Boat Tour l | © David~O/Flickr

The Menger Hotel

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The Menger Hotel
The Menger Hotel | Brad Holt

The Menger Hotel

The Menger Hotel is the oldest continually operated hotel located west of the Mississippi River. Near the Alamo and all of the sights of San Antonio, the Menger boasts an impressive 316 guest rooms. A walk through the lobby of the hotel shows how historical and important it is to the city; along the walls are pictures of famous guests of the hotel, including Teddy Roosevelt and baseball great Babe Ruth.

204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

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O’Brien Historic Hotel

Right on the Riverwalk and close to all of the other city attractions in San Antonio is the O’Brien Hotel. This small boutique hotel offers 39 individually decorated rooms at an affordable rate. A stay in this historic building will only enhance your visit to San Antonio. Walk a few blocks out the front door to stroll through the Riverwalk, the Alamo and the many museums scattered throughout the area.

116 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

+1 210-527-1111