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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 #235 of 347 hotels in San Antonio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014
Anna J Dallas, Texas
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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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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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
1 review
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
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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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brentwood, ca
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

A nice thirty-something room hotel with old world charm. Rooms are unique and filled with lovely old furniture. The staff, including Norman, will do whatever they can to make your stay a wonderful experience. Norman will run ice, park cars, open wine, and generally greet you as you come and go with a huge smile. For our family we felt... More

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Bastrop, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The Fairmount Hotel is like a Grande Dame past her prime, but with enough elegance to stay with us a little longer. She could use some refreshing from her management, but she is still grande and holding. If you are looking for modern minimalism and sterility, she's not the hotel for you, nor does she charge for same! I seek... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Personally, I rate this hotel a 3 star hotel not a 4. The Fairmount hotel is historic and pleasantly cozy, yet it left a lot to be desired. For starters, the hotel is need of renovations to freshen up its appeal. The room we booked was a Junior Suite. The room was a bit dingy and was not as clean... More

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26 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This hotel could be a really good One, a bouquet hotel, BUT the room are old and need to be refreshed, sometimes repaired.. Amenities are of very good level: bathrobe, good linen, good bath products, mouthwash, no plastic glass or cup but real glass and pottery. Two LCD tv. BUT thecurtains were broken and they couldn't be' closed, the light... More

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Also Known As:
The Fairmount Hotel San Antonio
The Fairmount Hotel
Fairmount San Antonio
Fairmount Hotel San Antonio
Address: 401 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#235 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#235 Top resorts Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmount 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Intimate, European-style hotel built in 1906 and located on San Antonio's River Walk. ... more   less 
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