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“Cleanest hotel we've been at in a long time!! Friendly staff!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   505 Live Oak Street, San Antonio, TX 78202 (East Side)   |  
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Des Moines, Iowa
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“Cleanest hotel we've been at in a long time!! Friendly staff!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This was by far one of the cleanest hotels we've ever stayed at (was even more well kept than many Embassy Suittes & a Marriot we've previously stayed in). The staff was friendly & helpful from the moment I was on the phone making reservations until we checked out after vacation--everyone was so great!! The breakfast spread was excellent, fresh & hot! It is within walking distance of the Alamo & Riverwalk, but if you don't want to walk, the hotel van will drop you off where you want to go! Aaron at the front desk was great, too!
It only took us 15 minutes to get to Sea World from here.
We will definitly be staying here again! These people really care about you & your stay!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sulamanchaudhry, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 13, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to provide your very positive feedback about your recent stay at our hotel. It is encouraging for our endeavors of providing the best possible service to our guests when you compare us to Embassy Suites and Marriotts. We are also very pleased the our guest service staff were very helpful and left you with positive lasting impression. We are located downtown but we are in fact quite close to Sea World so we do encourage many guests to stay with us in order to get the downtown experience at night while being able to enjoy the theme parks(Sea World & Six Flags Fiesta Texas) and other attractions during the day. Well, we really enjoyed having you stay with us and we hope you return the next time you visit San Antonio. Thank you again for your positive comments.
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This hotel truly represents a standard of excellence in every category. It is located near the center of activities and attractions. The quality of construction and design is first rate. The furnishing and services are superior. The owner, Sherry M. Chaudhry, is a consummate hostess who will welcome you warmly. She and her staff really put guest services first. Don't miss an opportunity to stay here!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sulamanchaudhry, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Thank you for your very kind feedback and we are pleased to hear that you had such a great time with your family at our hotel in San Antonio. All our staff truly tries to engage our guests in order to find out more about them in order to help and provide them with custom tailored information regarding location attractions, restaurants, and directions. I am glad that you and your family felt warmly welcomed and we hope that you don't forget to stop by the Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk the next time you visit San Antonio.
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Marion, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

First off, I have never had the owner of hotel come up and ask how we enjoyed our stay. I was staying in San Antonio for my son's Air Force graduation. Sherry (the owner) checked on our group outside the pool area. During the discussion she asked how we were and why we were in town. Upon mentioning my son's AF graduation she asked if we would mind a cake and a bottle of champagne. Wonderful people, all helpful with directions and any needs. Aaron at the desk was very helpful. Good location 3 blocks from riverwalk. Beautiful hotel and pool area, great happy hour during the week. Only about 15 min. drive to AF base. Larger than most rooms and clean. Only slight neg. was being so close to the expressway, but that is a positive when traveling back and forth from the AF base. Would stay again and recommend.

thanks Sherry

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sulamanchaudhry, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 9, 2012
The pleasure was all mine. I'm so glad to hear you all had a great time at our hotel in San Antonio, and I really appreciate your positive comments about our hotel and staff. We really enjoy all of the Air Force guests that we accommodate because they are all very kind and friendly, and it is always a pleasure to take care of them the best we can - as with all our guests. We are conveniently located in downtown San Antonio while also being adjacent to I-37 which does make for a quick and easy trip to and from the Air Force Base. We also offer a "Friends and Family" rate to all the Air Force graduation families, so relevant parties need to remember to call the hotel and ask about this rate program.
However, I do digress. It was a pleasure meeting your family, and we hope that you return to the Comfort Suites Alamo/River Walk soon!
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Port Isabel, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I stayed at the Comfort Suites on Nov.5th for 2 nights! It was really nice! I had just checked out of my other hotel I stayed at and arrived at Comfort around 11am and I asked the clerk that if we could possibly check in already. The clerk named Megan was really nice and did let us check in already. When we got up too the room we got everything situated and took alook around. It was a bigger room than what we preiously had stayed at (SleepInn; another Chioce Hotel.) After we dropped our luggae off we went downstairs too ask for directions Megan the clerk was very helpful. I have no complaints once so ever about this hotel. No bugs,no noise, no problem! The breakfast was very god also! The beds were comfortable and the staff were very nice also. The pool was heated and was not clod at all! The jucuzzi was nice as well. The had a miniture golf section which I did want to go too, but did not get a chance but was okay because I was roaming around the city. Which the hotel is close too also, 4 blacks from the Riverwalk, 3 from the Alamo. Overall this hotel was excellent! Great stay and great vacation hotel too stay at!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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sulamanchaudhry, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 9, 2012
It's so nice to hear that you had a great stay at our property, and we are very appreciative of your positive feedback. It is most pleasing to us that you had a positive guest service experience with our staff as we try to focus the hardest on delivering the best level of service possible within that service representative-guest interaction. If there is anything that our guests ever need in order to enhance their stay experience, we will do everything we can as long as the guest lets us know - we never want a guest to think we didn't do something for them.
I am also glad that you enjoyed our spacious over-sized suites each with either King bed and a sleeper sofa or Two Queen beds and a sleeper sofa - comfortably accommodating business travelers, couples and families. Our facilities and amenities are targeted towards all different guests such as free high speed wireless internet throughout the entire hotel (loved by business travelers) as well as a free full hot breakfast (loved by families with several kids). The heated pool and hot tub are also enjoyed by everyone. We are also currently updating our Fitness Facility and we should be receiving a top of the line treadmill and elliptical by the end of Nov '12 which will be a great addition for everyone who likes to exercise while they travel.
Well, we are glad you you enjoyed your stay and we hope your next San Antonio vacation includes staying at the Comfort Suites Alamo/River Walk. Once again, we thank you for your comments.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Hubby and I stayed from Oct.25 to Nov.01. We had a wonderful stay. Well within walking distance to the mall,Alamo,theatre,downtown..... Comfortable room...delicious breakfast. All the staff was very friendly and ready to help in any way they could. There is nothing more they could do for us. We appreciate everything and would recommend Comfort Suites Alamo anytime. Glad they enjoyed the Hallowe'en treats we gave them. :-) By the way , city bus drivers were awesome too.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Mrs_C_OWNER, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 8, 2012
We are glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your week-long stay during Halloween at our hotel, and we want to thank you for expressing your feedback on TripAdvisor. Moreover, we are glad to hear that the staff did everything they could do to ensure you both had a wonderful stay as well as enjoyed our "delicious breakfast." It is also good to hear that you found the city bus drivers friendly as the downtown bus/trolley is a very convenient transportation service available to all our guests.
The downtown bus/trolley stops just one block from our hotel and it will take guests all the way from the convention center, past the Alamo and River Walk to Market Square on the other side of downtown. Remember - you want to take the "Yellow Route" bus and it only costs $1.50 one way or $4 for an all day pass if you plan on doing a lot of traveling around downtown. Any further details about downtown transportation, restaurant selection, shopping, etc. just contact our guest service staff at the front desk and they will be more than willing to assist anyone with their questions or concerns.
Once again, we would like to thank you for your feedback and we hope you and your husband come back soon!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

beautiful motel furnishings and comfortable big rooms. Nice pool area! Across the expressway from town but not too bad.....near the spaghetti warehouse...good place to eat! Would go there again. Also a great full free breakfast!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mrs_C_OWNER, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Thank you for your review, and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Comfort Suites Alamo/River Walk. Also, we are glad to hear that you would stay with us in the future and we hope that you can squeeze San Antonio, TX into your future travels. We hope to see you soon!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This was by far, the best stay in my long history of being a Choice Privileges member. The rooms were great, the beds were super comfy, and the staff was flat-out awesome. They were quick to offer recommendations and suggest that while we were in town for the Lamb of God show, we should walk to the venue (3 blocks away) to save on parking fees (and they mentioned a LOT of their guests were going to the show).

True to their word, a small mob accompanied my wife, my best friend, and I to and from the show. Factor in the 10 minute walk to the Riverwalk, the mall, and just about anything else Downtown, this is a no-brainer. I've stayed at more expensive / "ritzier" places on the Riverwalk and I can't find a better value with this type of service as of yet.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mrs_C_OWNER, Owner at Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
We appreciate you taking the time to provide your candid feedback; moreover, we are pleased to hear that you were very satisfied with your stay. We are even more elated to hear your praise as a long time member of the Choice Privileges program because we try to make every guest satisfied but we know that Choice Privileges members know what to expect at each property - and we are glad that your standards and expectations were exceeded. Lastly, we are ecstatic to hear you appreciate the "value" that we offer all of our guests on every stay. This is important to us as we strive to make the entire experience at our hotel one that is unforgettable from the beautifully designed elements incorporating Travertine tile from Peru and hand-crafted rod iron chandeliers from Mexico, to the highly professional yet amicable staff that work throughout the hotel. We hope that you, your friends and family return to our hotel in the future whenever you travel to San Antonio.
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Address: 505 Live Oak Street, San Antonio, TX 78202
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Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > East Side
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in San Antonio
#11 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#11 Top resorts Hotel in San Antonio
#14 Business Hotel in San Antonio
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located only 3 blocks from the historic Alamo, Riverwalk, & Convention Center, this Mediterranean, boutique-style Comfort Suites Alamo/Riverwalk is perfect for everyone & everything - including families, leisure, business, conventions, etc. It is also only 1 mile from the Alamodome. This beautiful property has 89 suites with either 1 king bed or 2 queen beds, and all of the rooms come with a sleeper sofa, microwave & refrigerator. Not to mention, every room includes FREE breakfast & FREE high-speed wireless internet throughout the hotel. We also have a complimentary Manager's Reception Tues-Thurs with FREE wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres from 5-7pm. Additionally, there is a FREE one-way limited shuttle service that takes guests from our hotel into downtown on Mon-Sat from 9am-9pm; moreover, we do not pick up guests from downtown. This Comfort Suites also has a heated pool, hot tub, (brand new)fitness center, business center, & a putting green. ... more   less 
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