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Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

200 E. Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205 (Downtown)
(210) 207-8500
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Ranked #33 of 200 attractions in San Antonio
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I attended a three day conference here. The place is expansive to say the least. It's situated along the river walk and the tower of the Americas is right outside. Also within easy walking distance to the mall and multiple hotels. Only drawback, the wifi is extraordinarily slow.

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Denton, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
31 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

A convention center is what it is, a place for meetings. But HBGCC is well designed and incorporates a bit of the Riverwalk and wonderful plantings to make it unusually user-friendly.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

A very nice facility. Parking is expensive though. A reasonable walk from most downtown attractions.

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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Very attentive staff members. It was very clean and updated. Even its bathrooms were kept clean while we were there. Very nice staff. Definitely consider this place for any events in this area.

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Dover
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101 reviews 101 reviews
42 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We attended a gymnastics meet for a weekend that was well organized and the convention center is easy to access and get around. There were also multiple conventions and a volley ball tournament going on at the same time. Huge facility.

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TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This theater within the convention center is HUGE! I had seats in the 1st balcony, row A (partially obstructed by the railing). My daughters and I saw the Disney Live! Three Wishes show which was about 90 min long with a 15 min intermission. Nice, short, simplified versions of Snow White, Cinderella, and Belle stories with music and dancing. It... More

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Elmira, New York
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127 reviews 127 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

It was a nice convention center, as convention centers go, but to get a bottle of water during the convention you had to talk all over, but that might've been how our convention wanted it set up. Food was ok at lunch but had some issues with entree outages but other then that it was fine.

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New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I was here for a psychiatric nurse conference October 9-12. The conference center is large with plenty of space to hold multiple conferences at once. It is in the center of town and a short walk to hotels and attractions.

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Gouldsboro, Maine
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Better have some comfortable shoes. This place is enormous. It is very nice however. Happy for the escalators.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is where I picked my marathon package for the race and shopped around the expo. Good site as this this was right on par with other major races I have ran.

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