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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 352 hotels in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I travel to San Antonio for a conference each year held the Thursday and Friday before Labor Day. This is a good time to visit SA before the tourists hit town for the holiday weekend. Hotel Contessa has been our lodging choice for 8 years now. As usual the staff is friendly and very helpful and the... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Omg, where do I begin...first off the hotel is BEAUTIFUL and the staff is very nice! From the moment I pulled into the front they immediately took care of me. The room was immaculate and very well appointed. I love how they are on the quieter side of the riverwalk so the noise was at minimum if any. The restaurant... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right on the river walk with excellent access to the tourist attractions of this beautiful city. A fantastic suite with a huge lounge. The standing of furnishing was first class. Excellent restaurant with friendly and helpful staff. Outside you can watch couples getting married next to a tree, a local custom apparently. Spoilt, just a little, by drilling and banging... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place. Amazingly friendly staff. Superb location on Riverwalk. Had to knock value though. Stayed here for my honeymoon. The place is exquisite! If it wasn't for the Riverwalk, this hotel would be more realistically priced at about $175/night. Overall, a 87/100. Thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though our four legged kid is a service dog, I would recommend this place for even the normal pouches!! From the time we enter the Contessa, they treated Ginger as if she WAS the paying guest! From the doggie goodie bag that was given upon arrival to all the local info for all dog friendly site seeing, this place... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do not come here if you want a quiet weekend away. If you want a family friendly venue, then there are less expensive, more convenient options. We came here for a relaxing couples weekend away from our toddler. We intentionally picked a hotel that did not appear kid-friendly. It is way over priced for what is essentially a place crawling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son and I had a great stay at The Hotel Contessa. The staff was very friendly and helpful. From start to finish we had a world class experience. The rooms are large with seperate living and sleeping areas. The rooms were very clean. We had a beautiful view of the riverwalk. The rooftop pool is a great escape for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The employees at the Hotel Contessa are great, especially Valerie who arranged a room change for us on our second day. We stayed at Hotel Contessa 8 years ago when they first opened and the employees were excellent on that occasion as well.

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Colchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I were on a short summer trip to visit our son. My husband had been to San Antonio before, and wanted to show me the river walk. I booked The Hotel Contessa thru Expedia. It was luxurious, from the moment we drove up to the valets, to the moment we left. We felt welcomed and pampered. Eddie... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I loved the room. I got this room on Priceline and had never heard of it before. As soon as I walked in I knew we were in for a treat. The staff was so friendly, the room was big and very chic but homey. Everything about this hotel wowed me and I will be back again!

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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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