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Hotel Contessa

4.0 of 5 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Dallas, TX
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There really is nothing wrong with the hotel, it's just really expensive for what you get. Paid over $400 for 2 nights not including tips. If you get it through Hotwire at $77 like someone else put on their review, it would be great. Remember though, even at $77 you still have to add valet parking at $30 plus tips,... More 

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Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking time to offer your feedback on your recent stay at Hotel Contessa. We were disappointed to read that you were less than satisfied with your stay at Hotel Contessa. Please know that your experience, while disappointing, is not consistent with the high service levels and comforts that we have become recognized for. We will... More 

Lindsay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here Sept 16-18th 2014. Great location right on the riverfront. Beautiful view from the window. Comfortable king sized bedbed, excellent shower pressure, nice large separate sitting area. Walking distance to the Alamo. Friendly staff.

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Portland, Texas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked through hotwire.com, not knowing what hotel I would get. I only paid $77/night, so was expecting a holiday inn type hotel. What I received was FAR more than I imagined. Not only was the room far better than any hotel I've stayed in (King sized bed, in it's own room with a TV and large window overlooking the... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 15-19 December 2014. Our room overlooked the Riverwalk and we were treated to great views of the seasonally decorated river. The bed was comfortable and we had a nice separate living area. The hotel location enabled us to easily access all the Riverwalk and most other attractions are within an easy 10-15 minutes walk. The river taxi... More 

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Northumberland, UK
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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We requested a quiet room with a tub (I'm using tub as no one knew what a bath was - or didn't understand my accent) which we got. We had a city view room but could see the river. The room consists of a good sized living room which had sofas, large flat-screen, tall table with 2 bar stools, coffee... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome hotel on the riverwalk. We had a city view room but you can also see parts of the riverwalk as well. Looks amazing at this time with all the holiday lighting! Impressive room with a seperate "living area" where there are couches desk and tv for all your lounging. Nice to have that seperate from the bed area. Very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my wonderful husband surprises me with a birthday trip for my mom and I. Her birthday is the 19th and mine the 20th. We were so excited the first day was great I usually don't like to get valet parking as I find it overpriced and don't mind walking but my husband insisted as it was our birthday weekend.... More 

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GM_Contessa, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Dear Bianca R, We appreciate you taking time to offer valuable feedback on your recent stay at Hotel Contessa. We were disappointed to read that you were less than satisfied with your stay at our hotel. Please know that your experience, while disappointing, is not consistent with the high service levels that we have become recognized for. We will use... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel Contessa for three nights. From arrival to departure, each employee we encountered was very friendly and eager help us. Our bags were removed from our car and wisked away to our room seemingly before we even checked in. After a quick unpack in the very well appointed room, we made our way down the the... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a really great property and central location. I stayed there on business for 19 days. Rooms are spacious and have wonderful artwork and such in them. Beds were soft, even though the maids constantly short sheeted the beds. Really though, it was a minor issue. Nice pool and decent enough fitness room. Note--- go fill your water bottle up... More 

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Brazil
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked this hotel I was expecting a boutique hotel. Yes it a good hotel..enormous bedrooms...excelent location. But it does not feel like you are in a 4 star hotel... For me an Ok hotel and expensive for what it is.

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GM_Contessa, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Dear fsgc, Thank you taking time to offer feedback on your recent stay at Hotel Contessa. We were disappointed to read that you were less than satisfied with your stay at our hotel. Please know that your experience, while disappointing, is not consistent with the high service levels that we have become recognized for. We would certainly like to know... More 

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  • Very nice(39)
  • Rooftop pool(26)
  • Great location(22)
  • River walk(19)
  • Valet parking(14)
  • Living room(13)
  • Cork Bar(11)
  • Happy Hour(11)
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Address: 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Contessa 4*
Number of rooms: 265
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