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Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   230 Madison, San Antonio, TX 78204 (Arsenal)
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Ranked #4 of 47 San Antonio B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You gotta check this place out ! My wife and I stayed here on our "staycation" . We are from San Antonio and always wanted to be tourists in our own town . This is a very nice, quiet clean place with a unique charm and a lot of history . We hung out on the front porch swing at... More

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Dothan, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I spent a week in San Antonio at the Brackenridge House. The house is beautiful, our room was quiet and comfortable and the meals that our hostess Lily prepared for us were fantastic. Pretty much everything was within a reasonable walking distance and Lily provided us with a list of local restaurants and shopping venues complete with... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

In quite a quirky and beautiful part of San Antonio. About 20 minutes walk along the river to downtown. A fine old house in a quiet street; parking no problem. A selection of cafes and restaurants, as well as a Texan beer garden called, I think, "The Friendly Spot" are within easy walking distance. The room was Victorian-ish in style.... More

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed here for our 25th anniversary. Host was lovely and gracious. Each of the three breakfasts we had there far exceeded our expectations. It was also within easy walking distance to many of San Antonio's familiar tourist destinations. My husband and I would highly recommend this B&B and want to come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I highly recommend the Brackenridge House B&B. Knowing that I was traveling alone, Lilly, the B&B's proprietor stayed later than usual to meet me, and upon my arrival, she showed me around the house, gave me maps to local attractions, and made sure I was comfortable before heading out that evening. Since other guests decided to leave before breakfast the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I live in Austin and went for a quick 2 night trip. The hotel was so cute and clean. The owner Lily was so nice and helpful regarding all the things to do in the area. The house is in a great location and we were able to walk to the Riverwalk, the Blue Star Arts District... More

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BrackenridgeHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Brackenridge House is happy to welcome visitors from near and far. We love meeting people and making recommendations. Now you know where we are, just down the road from Austin, please do come again. More

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This has to be the best b&b we have ever stayed at. Bluebird suite was spacious (and there were 3 of us) and comfortable. We loved the little touches, like stocked frig, cream cherri, chocolates, popcorn (in our room!), all the essential items just in case you forgot something (including shaving cream and all natural oatmeal soap!) Now to the... More

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BrackenridgeHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Location, location, location! We are pleased that you had a good stay, "best" is certainly high praise. Thanks for recommending Rosario's, it's so hard to choose between so many good eateries in the neighborhood. More

Carnation, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We have a lovely stay in the beautiful Brackenridge house. We stayed for six wonderful nights and we loved it. The Mockingbird suite is delightful, the best nights sleep we have had on our trip. Lily and Roland have thought of every detail. Wonderful service and delicious food. The breakfast every morning was spectacular. We have stayed in many bed... More

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BrackenridgeHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. It is good to know that we succeeded in making your stay "wonderful." We look forward to your return. More

Aiea, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

What a wonderful place to stay. The rooms all have the name of a bird. We stayed in the cardinal room. The antiques are wonderful and I loved the clawfoot tub!. We had breakfast out on the balcony. Everything was so green, blooming and beautiful in May, with nice breezes. I loved watching occasional people stroll by. German pancakes were... More

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BrackenridgeHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Excellent advice on the walking shoes! Isn't it great to stay in a location where you can see so much and yet have a cozy and comfortable B&B nearby to relax in. You inspire us to continue to share our knowledge of the city with our guests while providing a beautiful respite. Thank you for staying with us. More

Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The best thing about Brackenridge House was its location in the King William historic district. There are good restaurants (Feast, Hot Joy, Rosarios), cafe (Madhatters) and ice house right around the corner; it's also 10 - 15 minutes by foot to the River Walk. The property has nice porches in front and rear deck. Breakfast was fine. Wifi was functional.... More

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BrackenridgeHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate it when our guests take the time to share their experience at Brackenridge House B&B. Thank you for your feedback. Our goal is to do whatever we can to provide a space where visitors to San Antonio can have a wonderful time in our city and in our Historic King William District. There are things which we can... More

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Address: 230 Madison, San Antonio, TX 78204
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > Arsenal , East Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites
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As the first bed and breakfast in famous historic King William District, the Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast has been pampering guests since 1986. Our rooms and suites are furnished in antique regal Victorian furniture with comfortable beds and the modern conveniences you would expect to find in a first-class hotel. All have ensuite full bathroom and private entrance.Your stay at the Brackenridge house comes with a full three course hot breakfast prepared fresh every morning especially for you. For your enjoyment and convenience, all our rooms have mini-refrigerators stocked with complimentary drinks and ice, microwaves and coffee makers.The front porch and upstairs veranda invites you to relax in a rocking chair or porch swing while watching the horse drawn carriage goes by, enjoying a glass of wine or a good book. Immerse yourself in our hot tub in the rear garden area, it is the perfect way to start your day or unwind after a day of sightseeing. Available year round. Before retiring for the night enjoy a delicious Godiva truffle with a glass of cream sherry, pop a bag of popcorn and grab a movie from our extensive selection of DVDs or try one of our delicious signature home baked cookies.The Brackenridge house bed and breakfast provides the advantages of being two blocks away from the River Walk, five blocks from the Alamo and the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center and a short walk from El Mercado and the Alamodome without the noise and congestion of downtown. The house is close to many famous and wonderful local restaurants offering delicious and excellent meals. Our goal at the Brackenridge house is for you to experience Texas hospitality at its best, and make you feel like the special person you are. ... more   less 
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