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Monte Vista

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Address: , San Antonio, TX
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This neighborhood has been preserved over the years.

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Old Hollywood in historic Flagstaff Hotel

The most memorable experience in the Flagstaff area for us was a stay in the Monte Vista! So gratifying to find a place that hadn't been over-restored, where the antique... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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St. Paul, MN
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St. Paul, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The most memorable experience in the Flagstaff area for us was a stay in the Monte Vista! So gratifying to find a place that hadn't been over-restored, where the antique octagonal tiles were still in the showers, (even if a bit stained). Although the Monte Vista now has an elevator and has been renovated in other ways, it still evokes... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Gorgeous home and beautiful lawns. Peaceful old world feeling It is one of my favorite places to go to estate sales - there are always lots of interesting and unusual offerings

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

We were staying in this area at a wonderful bed and breakfast and just took a drive. This area is lovely, although not as famous as the King William District. We toured both areas by car and enjoyed the variety of homes and architecture in the Monte Vista section more than King William. There is an abundance of streets to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2008

Monte Vista is a neighborhood close to downtown San Antonio which boasts some of the most interesting and varied architecture in the city. While not as famous as the King William district, it is equally worth driving through. According to the Monte Vista Historical Association, this neighborhood is currently the largest such historical district in the country. Not the typical... More 

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