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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here last for a conference. Check in process was very smooth. Rooms were good with nice view to River Walk. Expect for some issues in the bathroom rest all were very good. As it it's located heart of downtown, accessibility to all interesting areas was very close. Staff at the hotel were helpful and courteous. Food at the restaurant...

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Fairview, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here 2 times and it has been great. My wife enjoyed the spa and it is nice to be on the river walk. This seems to be a quiet part of the river walk. It was nice to sit on the 2nd level patio and look out.

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

Good Morning butler68, Thank you for continuing to stay at Hotel Contessa when you are in San Antonio. I'm pleased to read your wife enjoyed Woodhouse Day Spa and you both enjoyed our quiet location directly on the Riverwalk. I'd like to personally welcome you back, please contact me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com prior to your return visit. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice all suite hotel on quiet part of Riverwalk. Nice bar area and patio out to the river. It was a nice evening in early December for the visit--hotel is great and not too far from all of the "action" of the Riverwalk--though where it sits is very peaceful. The hallways look a bit dated but then you open the...

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

Hello Michael N, I sincerely appreciate your feedback from your stay in December. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our peaceful location on the Riverwalk, just a little down from the tourist section & our modern suites. Again, thank you for staying with us and we look forward to having you back again. Troy Mathews General Manager

San Juan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel from the moment we arrived! Quick valet service and the front desk staff was friendly and got us in and out efficiently!!! The room was clean and very spacious. We had breakfast downstairs and it was delicious. This hotel just had great service and we had a fabulous time because of it!!!

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

Hello Cynthia Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback of your recent stay. I'm pleased to read the valet was quick and efficient. I will share your comments with our entire team and we look forward to your return visit. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A remarkable place with in easy walking distance to everything downtown and riverwalk. Comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Beautiful roof top pool and ftness center. Access is right on the river out the back

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

Good Morning Becky L, We sincerely appreciate your review of Hotel Contessa. I'm so pleased to read you enjoyed your suite and the hotel amenities. We often receive great feedback on our easy & accessible Riverwalk location. We hope you will come back again when you visit San Antonio. Thank you, Troy Mathews General Manager

Liberty Hill Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a volleyball tournament and really liked the location and the hotel itself. Rooms were nice and the breakfast downstairs was really good. It's a little pricey for valet car service but most of the hotels downtown are. We would stay here again.

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

Hello Jason Tuggle, Thank you very much for the review of Hotel Contessa! We appreciate your comments on your recent stay and look forward to having you back again. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Tustin, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good hotel with good amenities, decent price and away from the masses who like the Holiday Inns and Marriotts. Staff was friendly, and helpful. Rooms are quite spacious. Visiting during the Christmas Holidays is great as the whole River Walk is bouncing with activity. If you want to enjoy the Riverwalk without all the people also, book...

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

Good Morning temhomeforrent, Thank you for choosing Hotel Contessa and for your kind word regarding our amenities, location and spacious suites. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed the holiday experience and lights along the Riverwalk. We take great pride in providing superior service and we hope you will come back again! Troy Mathews General Manager

Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I am traveling with kids, I like a suite. This set up was perfect, with my teen and I sharing the king bed and my son using the foldout couch. The room was quiet and clean. We loved exploring the river walk on foot the art museum was quite a hike, but it's worth seeing whether was walk or...

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

Hello jenndon, I'm so pleased to read you selected Hotel Contessa for our spacious suites and your family enjoyed the layout. Thank you for your compliments to our service and amenities. We know there are many hotels in San Antonio and we hope you will consider staying with us again. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here January 5th 6th and 7th . Great view of the city , view of river walk and wonderful Christmas lights on the trees . The spa had fantastic gifts that smelled amazing .We ate dinner at the restaurant in the hotel and the chef accommodated a special recipes at my request.

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

Good Morning evesproject, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of Hotel Contessa. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed our wonderful spa & restaurant. I will pass along your compliments to our staff and Executive Chef. We hope you will be back again very soon. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

California Central Coast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a Christmas road trip and decided to spend three nights in San Antonio since we had not been there in many years. We chose the Hotel Contessa because of its description, location on the River Walk, and positive TA reviewers. With one exception, we really enjoyed the hotel, its staff, and amenities. We arrived early, checked in,...

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Good Morning PalmSpringsVisitors, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Hotel Contessa on Trip Advisor. I'm so glad you decided to stay with us during the holidays and you were pleased with your overall stay. As with many downtown hotels, there can be ambient noise from the cars and tourists. Thank you for your feedback and compliments to...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Contessa

Address: 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2953
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range: $224 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Contessa 4*
Number of rooms: 265
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Also Known As:
Contessa Hotel San Antonio
Contessa San Antonio
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#2 Business Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Green Hotel in San Antonio
#6 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#13 Family Hotel in San Antonio
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Corner King rooms are roomy and great for a family. Riverview is nice at Christmas and New Year - and not that noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles JMF60, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Special Texas rate, standard double city view room, river walk view is more expensive. Room location was quiet and no concerns.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler75071, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a corner view, the lower the floor the better.”
 of 5 bubbles CLAUDIANOLASCO, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“River View”
 of 5 bubbles janishelmey, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“High floor away from atrium”
 of 5 bubbles mjmsf, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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