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Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast

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230 Madison, San Antonio, TX 78204
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The B&B was ok but not as nice as I was hoping for on our wedding anniversary. I was hoping for something a little more personal than one of the downtown hotels on the river walk and the reviews were good for this B&B so thought I would give it a try. I was disappointed that the inn keepers were... More 

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Tyler, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience the downtown San Antonio River Walk, San Antonio Missions (a World Hertiage Site) and some great restaurants in the area within walking distance, look no further than Brackenridge Bed & Breafast, which touches all the bases for a B&B on hospitality, quality room, excellent breakfast and sightseeing. Lily over-delivers in every detail of the room... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had the opportunity to stay in this lovely B&B and so enjoyed our time there! We stayed in The Mockingbird Room and it was wonderful! In addition to the bedroom and bath, there was a sitting room with fireplace. Right outside of the door was an outdoor terrace with comfortable seating and a fan!!! The location is so convenient... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed here in 2014. First time at any B & B. It was WONDERFUL!!! Short walk to the Riverwalk and is located in a beautiful neighborhood. Our room was the Cardinal Room. Very beautiful decor, comfortable claw foot tub and all the 'little things' like candies and sherry with two glasses. So pleased we are able to stay again... More 

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Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We spent two days here for our Anniversary and it was excellent. Lilly and her staff was so accommodating and friendly, we will definitely be back. Enjoyed the antiques and closeness to the Riverwalk and other sites. I have spent many times in SA but never new of any B&B places. I recommend this place for a romantic weekend or... More 

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Grand Saline, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

The was very pretty,comfortable,quiet and I would say romantic. The room was very roomy,decked out in antiques and that clawfoot bathtub. We ate breakfast on the balcony, overlooking the street were a horsedrawn carraige came driving by. Has a swing on the porch,very nice. The house is witin walking distance to the riverwalk and if you stay out to late... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Lots to like here. A good size room, comfortable mattress, excellent breakfast, good strong stream of water from sink faucet, good closet. Forgot a toiletry? they supplied razor, shaving cream, tootbrush & paste if you forgot. Includes water & sodas. Only problem, noise from trains passing nearby, They do supply earplugs, but you need to decide if this will work... More 

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Our guest reviewers are the best advertising we can have. It is great when you point out all of the special amenities we provide at Brackenridge B&B. We thank you for that. Although some our guests have enjoyed the sound of the train in the distance, (it is about a mile away), there is GREAT NEWS: On Wednesday May 20,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I have been 1 week in this excellent B & B for a conference at the nearby Convention Center, it was a pleasure to pass one week with Lili Lopez in his house.I suggest this place if you want to relax, not being in some anonymous and enormous Hotel , like the most part of the Hotels in San Antonio.... More 

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are happy to get the word out to business and convention travelers about the pleasure and benefits of staying at Brackenridge House. It is great to know that you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to explore our city in addition to attending your conference. If you get a chance to visit San Antonio again, we hope you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I were in town for a conference. Fortunately, the conference hotel was booked and we ended up at Brackenridge House. Kind of like staying at grandma's house, only much better. Two rooms (plus the bathroom), so plenty of space. Comfy bed. The little kitchen is great for making coffee and storing leftovers and wine (there were even... More 

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You are most welcome. It was great to meet you. We always enjoy visiting with our guests and the porches are a perfect place to relax and get acquainted. We hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A beautiful bed and breakfast with 5 unique and charming suites. The exterior boasts a veranda in the front and multiple decks along with a hot tub in the back in addition to off street parking. Each suite is furnished with lovely antiques in addition to a fully functional kitchenette. Above and beyond its convenient location, and the super cozy... More 

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wonderful is the word we love to see regarding our guests’ experiences at our B&B. We are pleased that you chose to spend your get-away weekend with us. You sure kept your camera busy. Please come back another time. More 

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