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Hotel Contessa

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306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attended a conference here, You can walk out the door onto the river walk. I also loved the 2nd floor balcony seating area. Everyone friendly and hotel clean and modern. Decor has a Spanish flair. Wonderful overall.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the rooftop pool but workout room was limited to machines and not enough room/equipment for body weight and core strengthening or stretching. Have to plan ahead for massage if desired. Rooms are clean and spacious suites which was great if you have a spouse who wants to sleep while you read or work. Downside only was that bathroom door... More 

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here for business/vacation with my family stayed for a week. We had a double city view suite. Noise from hallways on the 8th floor was ridiculous. Doors were slamming all night, people in hallways were loud and you could even hear music one night from a wedding going on at 11 at night from the 2nd floor. The pull... More 

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

We appreciate the candid review of your recent stay. It is our goal to provide an exceptional experience to all our guests and I will review your comments with our staff. We hope you will choose to stay with us again. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. Hotel was clean and well kept, rooms were very nice and it was wonderful being able to walk right out toothed river walk. We had a great time and would recommend to others.

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa. We appreciate the compliments to our friendly staff, suites and convenient location on the River Walk. I’d like to personally invite you back, please contact me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel on the Riverwalk near so many restaurants, shopping, and museums. Such a beautiful location. Beds were comfortable, rooms were clean, and staff was very welcoming and helpful. front desk answered any questions we had about locations and operating hours each time we had questions. We're ready with di re ections when needed as well.

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

We appreciate the positive review of Hotel Contessa. I’m pleased to read you enjoyed Hotel Contessa’s convenient location on the River Walk and our staff accommodated your requests. We look forward to your return visit. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

Dallas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were quite happy with our stay at the Hotel Contessa. The hotel is beautiful, suites are very nice, staff is friendly and helpful. It's located right on Riverwalk which is very convenient. We also enjoyed our lunch at the onsite restaurant Las Ramblas.

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa. We appreciate the compliments regarding the spacious suites, Las Ramblas restaurant and our friendly staff. We look forward to your return visit. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

Broadview Heights, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting on the Riverwalk. Walking distance to many restaurants, shopping and attractions. Just a few minutes to The Alamo. Check in was great - the employees/staff exceptional and went above and beyond to make our stay extra special. Rooms large, comfortable and most importantly very clean.

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa. I’m pleased to read you enjoyed our spacious suites and convenient location on the River Walk. I will share your review with our staff. We hope you will return very soon. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had such a wonderful stay at this hotel. With the rooms having the living room made our trip especially nice since I was traveling with two teenagers and my 6 year old daughter. Gave a nice room separation for the teenagers to stay up late and for my daughter to wake up early in. Ordered room service every morning!... More 

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa. We are so pleased you enjoyed the hotel amenities and dining experience during your stay. I will pass along your compliments to our staff and we look forward to your return visit. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful and the staff was exceptional. From the moment we pulled up to the moment we left every staff member was fast, courteous, and helpful. We did experiance some issues with one of the televisions and a defective coffee pot but the staff was very quick to respond and had a great attitude. I would definitely stay... More 

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the 5 star review. We sincerely appreciate the compliments to the hotel and our staff. I’m pleased to read our staff went above-and-beyond to make your stay exceptional. I’d like to personally welcome you back, please contact me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had company business meeting over a long weekend. Stayed in a suite which was nice. Bed was just a bit soft for my liking but slept ok. The iron worked fine as did the internet.Staff was nice and friendly. Breakfast was a small buffet which was good. Location right on the river walk..Would stay hear again

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review of your recent stay. We appreciate the compliments to our spacious suites and hotel amenities. We look forward to your return visit. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

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  • Very nice(23)
  • Rooftop pool(13)
  • Great location(11)
  • Valet parking(9)
  • River walk(7)
  • Front desk staff(5)
  • Las Ramblas(5)
  • Living room(5)
  • Happy Hour(5)
  • Cork Bar(5)
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