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Hotel Contessa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205 (East Side)
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Ranked #4 of 351 hotels in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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David O Edmond, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 7 nights. - Housekeeping left our glasses in the sink where they were cleaning them with handsoap. - Peanut and pill from previous guest stayed on the floor for 4 days (until we complained). - They don't replace towels, soap or coffee cups after "making up the room." You have to call and request them. Didn't bring towels until... More

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Estero, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently (last week) travelled with a colleague to a conference to San Antonio. I researched properties, and came up with the Hotel Contessa based on reviews and booked for a week. Sadly, the property did not live up to expectations. The location is excellent (Riverwalk), and it was surprisingly quiet. However, the late check-in(4pm) which was not disclosed when... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for daughters wedding. Great about getting our rooms all together. Service was fabulous. Had they Sunday brunch; very accommodating seating 20 people and good service. We liked being on the Riverwalk, but still feeling secluded. Only complaint was delay in getting rooms at check-in

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Woodbury, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have a quick lesson on "Texas Hospitality" at this hotel. Everything about it is a ten. Starting with the staff, their aim is to please their guests. Hotel is immaculate and very beautiful. The location on the riverwalk away from the congestion adds to the ambiance. It is definitely a five star hotel. The concierge guided me through all... More

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Fort Worth Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was great for us. Went with friends for a get away. Location was good. Parked the cars and never saw it again till we left. Walk out on to the River Walk and had no reason to leave. If I had anything negative to say it would be cleanliness of the room. Hair in the tub and on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay was great! The staff were extremely helpful & so caring, especially the manager Kate!!!! The room was nice & very clean, the beds were so comfortable. We also ordered chocolate covered strawberries & they were delish!!!! This was our second time visiting this hotel & it definitely won't be our last. Anything we asked for they got us... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For starters when we arrived we had to wait 2 hours before our room was "ready", we checked in at 4p.m the afternoon, did not get in the room until 6p.m. The rooms were not impressive and the beds in the suites were the smallest full beds and are only suitable for one person. I was told we could pay... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the time that we stepped out of the car to the time that we checked out, we felt that the service was impeccable. We enjoyed the location which enabled us to park the car and access everything by walking. The room was very clean and very comfortable. The renovations are awesome. Everything about this hotel completed our special trip... More

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Gainesville, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I found the hotel very nice and conveniently located directly on the River Walk. The staff were all very friendly and professional. Our room on the 12th floor was very clean with a River Walk view. The king size bed was very comfortable and the room was quiet. It was nice to not have to drive a... More

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21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The 250+ room Hotel Contessa in San Antonio Texas is rather surprising and definitely not a run of the mill bland US corporate hotel. Everything about the hotel is reassuring. It is clean, comfortable and efficiently organised. The hotel has a good atmosphere, not flash and heading towards the luxury end of the market. The clientele is a mixture of... More

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  • Very nice(42)
  • Rooftop pool(36)
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Address: 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Contessa 4*
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