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The Fairmount

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   401 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205 (East Side)
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Ranked #238 of 352 hotels in San Antonio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
jjm_Texas Kingwood, Texas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Corvallis, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Filthy worn room. TV didn't work, phone didn't work even to call desk. Pet policy had changed in march to only allow 20 lbs and under. My dog weighs 30 and spent the night in the car. Couches sitting outside a

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Kingwood, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

I love this hotel. It's location is perfect. It is unique and each room is different. But I would recommend a few updates: more plugs or outlet strips, coke machine, ice machines available, toiletries in the bathroom (mine didn't even have soap), and someone to valet and help with luggage who is not the front desk clerk. BUT this is... More

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New York, NY
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This was one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in. I was very dissapointed with my stay. So much so that I need to share with you the following: -The room was not properly cleaned. The coffee mugs still had coffee remnants in them. - The bed was extremely uncomfortable and felt more like it was from motel... More

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Shiner, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have a few hotels that are my favorite when it comes to staying downtown in SA.... When my husband surprised me with a quick anniversary getaway, and told me on the way that we were NOT staying at one of my usual picks, I was a little worried. As soon as we pulled up at the Fairmount, I was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is supposed to be a 3.5-4 star hotel. I was here for a conference and paid >$150 per night. All I can say is that this is a horrible place to stay, hands down. - dirty linen (looks like dried-up blood) - peeling wall paper and paint on ceiling - broken window - air conditioning that does not cool... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Bottom line, most of the people on here are being dramatic. After reading the reviews on here I was prepared for a "Money Trap" type situation (if you are too young to know what that means....go watch the movie.) Definitely exceeded my expectations based upon most of the reviews on here. Maybe we got a good room, or maybe they... More

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Kelso, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

could not get on to Howard Johnson Vancouver wa the food was ok more healthy cereal. what more do you want/? if I could reach the right hotel I might feel like writing a better review. I tried twice to use the hotel finder and it kept coming back to the Fairmont. the hotel was better than the survey..

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Austin, TX
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Wish I could give 0 stars. Hair on the pillow, hair on the sheet under the blanket, hair on the toilet!! Gross. I called front desk right away to ask for housekeeping. 20 minutes later a guy shows up and drops sheets off to my 6yo and leaves!!!! what kind of management finds out of room is terribly dirty and... More

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Zachary, LA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This could be a good place, nice location, a lot of potential but ready for Anthony the travel channel guy to come in and tell them to replace the sheets and dirty bed spreads. This place is just plain old "Beat Up." Mold in the bathroom etc. and if you book on hotwire or priceline as I did they treat... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The Fairmont is centrally located, and the building is, as another reviewer mentioned, a Grande Dame of San Antonio. But, this Grande Dame has too much make up on, and it is peeling (to continue the analogy. The room was spacious, and had some decent furniture, but other pieces were just old, not antiques, and seemed to be waiting to... More

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Address: 401 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmount 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#17 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
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Intimate, European-style hotel built in 1906 and located on San Antonio's River Walk. ... more   less 
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