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The Fairmount

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   401 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Ranked #193 of 352 Hotels in San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ithaca, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here while attending a conference center; it's a 10-minute walk to the large conference center. While others stayed in sterile anonymous noisy chain hotels, we were at the elegant and charming Fairmount. The landing areas as well as the rooms are decorated in genuine and tasteful antiques. The beds and bathrooms are also charming but highly functional and... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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63 reviews 63 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We got put here when our conference hotel next door sold out, and what a serendipitous experience. Lovely suite with two comfortable rooms. Quiet, charming. Missing a few amenities: No ATM, No breakfast but several cafés within easy walk. Coffee in room but no tea.

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Grapevine, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Found a special on the internet for $99 for a Friday night stay. This place was built in 1906 and is unique. The rooms are small, but we enjoyed our visit. Free wi-fi. Parking was $21 a night - no other option. The hotel was very quiet and received a good night's sleep. You can park your vehicle and walk... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

First, let me say that this hotel was almost perfect. It was quaint and charming with adorable decor, a great view of the Tower of the Americas, and a hop from the Riverwalk if you stroll through the historic La Villita. The staff was very attentive, especially the valet, Derek. The only drawback (and a minor one at that) was... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A great value on an amazing location, across from the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center and walking distance to Riverwalk and La Vallita Historic Arts District. The room was very clean, but I would advise attention to detail, ensuring any hair from previous visitors or dead outdoor pests are cleaned out before visitors check in. Overall, a great stay; Amazingly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had a great time. Wonderful hotel that had that old style feel as if staying in a turn of the century hotel. Staff was great as was valet service. Room was amazing got one on first floor away from street and elevator. Would love to revisit again.

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FairmountHotel, Manager at The Fairmount, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for staying with us at The Fairmount Hotel. We are pleased to hear you had a great stay and our staff was very attentive and accommodating. We always enjoy when our guest leave happy and wanting to return back. Please come back and become apart of our Preferred Guest Program, which allows guest to book directly through... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I booked this hotel after passing by it several times last year. A short ride from the airport. When we arrived there was a beautiful white Bentley parked in the front which set the level of expectation. PROS: We arrived in the small lobby to the smell of freshly baked cookies. The check in process was quick and easy. Bring... More 

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FairmountHotel, Manager at The Fairmount, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for staying with us at The Fairmount Hotel, we are so pleased to hear you had such a great amazing stay. We are happy to see guest like and notice our fresh baked cookies and lemonade. We are still continuing to make changes here and there to the lobby. We have coffee and fruit set out every... More 

Austin, TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Not on the River Walk, but next to La Villita and across from Hemisphere Park. The Fairmount is a historical hotel in the Guiness Book of Records as the Largest Building ever moved. I like it because its away from the River Walk / Alamo madness a bit, closer to the more "funky" places along South Alamo and the King... More 

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FairmountHotel, Manager at The Fairmount, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for choosing The Fairmount for your hotel stay! It is always a pleasure seeing guest come back and give us reviews, good or bad. I apologize about the breakfast, we are actually in the process of starting in room service for breakfast where we take it up to your room at your desired time. We hope you... More 

Corvallis, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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FairmountHotel, Manager at The Fairmount, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for the feedback you have left for us to use to make our hotel a better experience for the next time you or any guest come to stay at our hotel. We always take the feedback we receive online as well as in person to make a better enjoyable stay for our guest, as we always enjoy... More 

Kingwood, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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FairmountHotel, Manager at The Fairmount, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for choosing The Fairmount Hotel for your hotel stay in San Antonio. We would like to thank you for your feedback, it is always nice to hear back from guest about their experience with us. We have actually started a small gift shop into our hotel near the front desk, we have Cokes, Diet Cokes, Sprite, Dr.... More 

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Additional Information about The Fairmount

Address: 401 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmount 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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Fairmount San Antonio
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#17 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio

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