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“Great accommodations and Pam, Front Desk, is extremely gracious.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Central San Antonio

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Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Central San Antonio
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6901 W. Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78213   |  
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Ranked #161 of 352 Hotels in San Antonio
Houston, TX
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“Great accommodations and Pam, Front Desk, is extremely gracious.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

My room (second stay) was quite pleasant, clean and quiet, with all the amenities I needed. Pam made me feel as if I were staying with a friend. The other staff members I met were extremely helpful as well. I will be staying there again next week.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2009

We stayed here while taking our kids to Fiesta Texas this week. We were very pleasantly surprised! We got the room for an awesome price, the rooms were very large, pool was great, staff was SUPER friendly and helpful. I can't say enough good things about this hotel! My kids loved the waffels in the morning. It's a great hotel for Familes. We have already recommended it to friends and family and will be coming back next time we visit San Antonio!

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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kentucky
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2009

Right from the start it was a great experience. I made reservations online and right away had to call and change my checkout dates and the next day changed my checkin date. Pam(she was at the front desk) was great she handled everything and got me the days I needed. Thanks.The next person Edward was at the desk the day I checked in 1:00am. I got somewhat lost getting to the hotel (this was before gps was purchased a nessesity in San Antonio),Edward stayed with me over a halfhour and greeted us like good friends. Everybody there made our stay great, Cynthia handled the waffle bar which was great, Kevin and Gary in maintenance. Even the people I didn't get names on very friendly and always willing to help. The rooms were great and spacious, the pool was always in good shape even though it was abused by everyone considering the 102 and 103 degree wheather. Was my first time to Texas and they made it Great ,Thanks to everyone.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2009

This is a former Comfort Suites.
Some of the facilities could use updating,but overall decent place for the price.
Continental breakfast could use some more options,like fruit for instance.
The staff was friendly and helpful.
The location is a little out of the way,but it was relatively quiet neighborhood.
Nice courtyard with a pool in the middle.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2009

I would agree with previous reviewer that location is difficult to find initially but worth the effort.
The property's owner has remodeled a former competitor's facility to create this one.
The large room was clean with comfortable beds and new carpeting. The bathroom had obviously been updated. There was no safe in our room but our friends had one in their room. Some of the furniture is quite dated but clean and functional.
(The car was not broken into although we left our golf clubs in there nightly for 5 nights.)
Breakfast was as expected from other reviews...with the waffles being a favorite. The breakfast room as well as the spacious lobby afforded views of the pool courtyard with it's nice landscaping.
The staff could not have been more friendly and accomodating. They were eager to help in any way..recommending restaurants and always printing out the maps to them for us.
The internet service was"down" in the internet room when we went to print our boarding passes, but they were happy to do that for us at the front desk.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2008

The rooms are very spacious, clean, nice decoration and very familiar. The breakfast is OK, not a lot of options but it's still good. They have friendly staff and nice location. It's a good option for staying.

  • Stayed April 2008, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Texas
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2008

The room was big and somewhat clean BUT it had a very bad urine odor and there were roaches (small and large).  The worst part of our stay was that our vehicle was broken into.  Whether you stay at this hotel or any other other,  please be sure to take all of your valuables in the room with you.

  • Stayed July 2008, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 6901 W. Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78213
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Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Best Value Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Central San Antonio 2*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Howard Johnson- Suites by Wyndham offers their guests large, spacious suites that are designed to bring Comfort to any kind of traveler. Rooms are equipped with the following amenities: Microwave, Mini Fridge, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer and room safe in every room. We serve a hot breakfast every morning. Complimentary High Speed Wireless & Wired internet access. Fitness and Business Center and guest laundry room available On site.Conveniently located off of Interstate 10 West near Loop 410, just minutes from all of San Antonio's favorite attractions including the Alamo, downtown Fine Dining, the famous River Walk, La Cantera Mall, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World, South Texas Medical Center, The University of Texas, The University of the Incarnate Word and much more. Every Suite faces a tropical inner Courtyard view overlooking a Sparkling Swimming Pool and Heated Hotub. Four guest entry doors are secured by guest room key access. Choose The Howard Johnson Suites by Wyndham for a great stay at a quality price. As part of the Wyndham Hotel Group, Rewards members are always welcome! Don't forget to provide us with your Wyndham Rewards Number to get your points! Go HOJO & Go Happy!! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites San Antonio / Balcones Heights Hotel San Antonio
Howard Johnson Inn And Suites San Antonio / Balcones Heights
Howard Johnson San Antonio
San Antonio Howard Johnson
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