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Hotel Contessa

4.0 of 5 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Staff was very accommodating. Excellent location on the Riverwalk. Rooms were large and clean. Meeting food service staff was excellent, especially the head server, Ismael. The reception food was good but expensive (typically).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was nearly perfect, spacious suite, very comfortable bed, nice A/C(relatively quiet), great service, etc. The valet parking is expensive, so I self-parked in the public garage across the street, which cost me 16 dollars a day. I hate paying for parking, but this is the norm in river walk neighborhood. My only complaint is the shower head, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff was very friendly. I had a comfy and quiet room looking at the Riverwalk. The food we had for the business meetings was very good. Shout out to the bar staff for their tequila recommendations and the consierge for the restaurant recommendations. I would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, clean, updated, good sized rooms. On the quiet part of the Riverwalk which is nice on a busy, noisy weekend. Watch your charge statement closely; we noted an additional $27 charge that showed up on our credit card statement. After 20 minutes on hold they claimed it was for a "minibar" charge. That is alot of $5 packages... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is like any other hotel but the noise of the surrounding bars/clubs is terrible, we were on the fifth floor and couldnt sleep due to extreme noise. Had to wait untill the bars closed anx the noise finally stopped at 2 pm. If you actually want to sleep stay far away from this place it is awfull

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

Thank you for your review, as all feedback whether positive or negative is greatly appreciated, as it helps us strive to achieve the best service levels at all times. We are extremely sorry to hear that you had trouble sleeping due to the noise from the surrounding bars. We understand that the noise from some establishments at times can be... More 

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

Don't get me wrong, it is a nice hotel with comfortable beds and large suites. However I'm not really sure it is worth the price. We last stayed there in October 2013 and had a great experience which followed a not-so-great experience in August 2013. I won't go into the details, but the hotel did not fully honor a promise... More 

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Arlington, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've stayed several places in San Antonio over the years. The Hotel Contessa beats them all - hands down! I arrived quite early on my arrival date. (10:30 AM) They found me a room and checked me right in! The doormen are helpful and friendly and I've not found one person on staff to be less than hospitable. The accommodations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first trip to San Antonio and relied on previous traveler comments and ratings to pick a hotel...Hotel Contessa did not disappoint! Beautiful room, amazing staff and close to everything! The location on Riverwalk was perfect - walking to distance to great restaurants, bars, Alamo and Tower of Americas. Shout out to team member Eddie G - so very nice!... More 

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grand haven, mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is located on a relative quiet section of the Riverwalk, yet only minutes away from restaurants, shops and boat tours. Lovely, rooftop pool. Very spacious rooms. Helpful, friendly staff. Comfortable, relaxing environment. Meeting rooms could be warmer.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Contessa. Our King room on the 11th floor was beautiful, clean & very spacious. The comfort of the bed was just like being at home which was great. We found the staff excellent, especially the doormen who were very helpful. The only reason I have not rated the hotel excellent was our... More 

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  • Very nice(32)
  • Rooftop pool(21)
  • River walk(18)
  • Great location(16)
  • Valet parking(13)
  • Living room(12)
  • Happy Hour(10)
  • Cork Bar(10)
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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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