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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Centrally located and a nice view of the river wall. Front desk check-in lady knew all the great places and shared some local favorites. Suites are nice with plenty of space. A 7 minute walk to the Alamo.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Two thumbs up!!! Looking for the perfect place to create that special moment? Hotel Contessa is by far the only choice!! My wife and I booked a room to celebrate our first Valentine's Day as a married couple. Upon arrival we were overcome with the beauty found simply in the lobby, I couldn't wait to see the suite! The staff...

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Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It you are ever in San Antonio and want to be on the River Walk this is an wonderful hotel to stay. The staff is very friendly - everyone speaks to you and have a "can do" attitude. The facilities are excellent. I did use the workout facility multiple days, and was impressed with the equipment. You are on the...

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last weekend we stayed four nights at the Hotel Contessa for a weekend away to relax. It could not have been a better visit! The hotel is a PERFECT location on the Riverwalk. We did not rent a car and were able to walk to meals at MANY restaurants both on the river and off. Shopping, nightlife, and attractions are...

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Thank Christy B
Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning Christy B, Thank you for your overwhelming positive review of Hotel Contessa. It is an honor to have you stay at our hotel. I'm so pleased you enjoyed our convenient location on the Riverwalk & in downtown San Antonio and I'm sincerely grateful for your compliments to our staff. I'd like to personally welcome you back, please contact...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I visit San Antonio several times each year and have stayed up and down the River Walk . We especially enjoyed our recent stay at the all suite, Hotel Contessa It is located near all the action of the bars and restaurants but on a quieter less chaotic section of the River Walk. There is a convenient...

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

Good Morning javaprincess, Thank you very much for the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa! I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our beautiful all-suite hotel on the quieter section of the River Walk. I will share your review with our staff and I'd like to personally welcome you back. Please contact me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com prior to your return visit. Sincerely,...

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We come to town every year for a conference and have stayed at the Contessa for the last 4 years. Every year everything has been topnotch. Check in is easy, the bell staff is amazingly nice, the rooms clean and very comfortable. Check out is a breeze also. There was a slight problem with my bill and the front desk...

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

Hello trumking, Thank you for taking the time to share you experience at Hotel Contessa on Trip Advisor. I sincerely appreciate you recognizing our employees in your review and we look forward to having you back again very soon. Troy Mathews General Manager

Naperville, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I took a long weekend in San Antonio and stayed at the Hotel Contessa. We had an executive suite and the amenities were well above expectations! We loved the living room as it made mornings pleasant if one of us wanted to sleep in. The rooftop pool is a hidden treasure, too. The service staff were and...

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

Good Morning Laura B, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Contessa! Thank you for your compliments to our hotel amenities and to our amazing staff. I will share your comments with our entire team. We hope you will continue to stay at our hotel when you are in San Antonio. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The decor was beautiful and coherent throughout the hotel; very clean, very relaxing. The best part was the service. The excellent tone was set from the beginning with the valet who greeted us when we pulled up and told us when self-parking was a better choice. Everyone working for the Hotel Contessa was gracious and accommodating. Special kudos to Mando,...

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

Hello jaredor, Thank you for your kind review and compliments to Hotel Contessa. I'm pleased to read the best part of your stay was the service. Our staff strives to provide exceptional service to all our guests and I will recognize our team for making your stay exceptional. Thank you again and we look forward to having you back very...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was excellent. Two televisions and a great sitting area. The room was furnished very professionally and inviting. I loved the workout room. There were many details of a good hotel that exceeded my expectations.

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

Good Morning Ramiro R, Thank you so much for your kind words and review of Hotel Contessa! We sincerely appreciate you staying with us and I'm pleased to read you enjoyed the hotel's amenities. We hope you will continue to stay at our hotel when you are in San Antonio. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

King Suite, Corner - view of the River Walk in two directions. Extremely romantic, and the two room suite was more than spacious and a great value. Would recommend highly! The staff was helpful, the location is ideal.

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

Good Morning Kerry G ~ I'm so happy you found Hotel Contessa to be extremely romantic and enjoyed our spacious suites. Thank you for the high recommendation, we look forward to having you back very soon. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Food & drink at the hotel
Las Ramblas
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Cuisines: American, Spanish
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • 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: $207 - $442 (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
Hotel Style:
#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?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I stayed on the 12th floor. Very quiet, and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinbM1667EZ, 2 days ago | Read review
“Get a room with a river view!!”
 of 5 bubbles christyb913, 3 days ago | Read review
“Don't bother paying more for a view of the River Walk: You can just go to the downstairs lobby & patio to sit and watch it from there.”
 of 5 bubbles jaredor, 5 days ago | Read review
“Rooms are very comfortable and pleasing”
 of 5 bubbles 694ramiror, 5 days ago | Read review
“River Walk view, very pretty”
 of 5 bubbles 933kerryg, 6 days ago | Read review
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