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Hotel Contessa

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North Carolina
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an upscale hotel on the far end of the river walk. It is not close to the attractions but that can be a great thing if you are looking for a quieter atmosphere. The valet parking can be a bit chaotic but if you follow directions and call the front desk in advance you won't wait long. The... More 

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Westminster, Colorado, Usa
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first trip for myself and my wife to the Riverwalk in San Antonio. We arrived on Wednesday, September 14th for a stay until Saturday, September 17th. We chose this hotel because of it's reviews and proximity to the Riverwalk. We were met by the Valet staff at the front of the hotel upon our arrival. They were... More 

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Thank Archuleta D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Contessa. The staff of the hotel was polite, very nice and friendly. The rooms are beautiful and very large. We had a lovely view of the city and river from our room. The hotel is beautifully decorated and looks new. The pool area is really nice with incredible views and the workout... More 

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Thank Patty L
Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good morning Patty L, We sincerely appreciate your overwhelming positive review of Hotel Contessa! We strive to provide first-class service in every area of the hotel and I’m thrilled our staff made your stay extraordinary. We hope you will continue to come and stay with us when you are in San Antonio. Thank you again! Troy Mathews General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hotel Contessa for one night on an 8 week road trip around the USA. It was a lovely hotel and the staff kindly upgraded us to a river view suite with some bubbly, as it was our honeymoon. We enjoyed pizza and beer in the hotel restaurant out on the Riverwalk, which was in our opinion, the... More 

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

Hello Leanne S, Congratulations on your 8 week road trip! Wow, that sounds like an incredible adventure and we are so happy you chose to stay at Hotel Contessa. I’m pleased you enjoyed our fabulous location in the quieter part of the Riverwalk. If you can head back this way, please email me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com before your return visit. Safe... More 

Greensboro, Georgia
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In the hotel for a business conference. Rooms are large suites and unusually quiet. I had a room across from the elevator and was concerned about potential noise, but I never heard it. Breakfast buffet was reasonable, the bar was great just closed too early. The hotel is right in the River Walk so you had access to all it... More 

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

Good morning CCATim, Thank you very much for sharing feedback on your stay at Hotel Contessa. We sincerely appreciate the compliments to our spacious suites, great food and location directly on the Riverwalk. Our team reads all guest comments so we may better improve our service and experience. We hope you will continue to come back to the hotel when... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have very mixed reviews about this hotel. I guess it depends on exactly what you are looking for. I was looking for quiet and peaceful - for that, it did not live up to its “luxury” title. Pros: - great location: it’s on the Riverwalk and you can walk to all the main touristy sites downtown, but it’s located... More 

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Thank Pijeta10
Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Hello Pijeta10, Thank you for taking the time to post a detailed review. I sincerely apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay. All of our team has the same goal in mind which is to provide absolutely perfect guest service, and it seems as if we fell short during your visit. We do have a detailed log that... More 

El Paso, Texas
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A coworker and I stayed here for a night on business. We both really appreciated how spacious the rooms were. Plenty of space to get work done and then some. It was convenient to be downtown on the riverwalk for our conference the next day. The bar downstairs was full and very friendly, even on a Wednesday night. Rooms and... More 

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Thank Victoria P
Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Hello Victoria P, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review about your stay at Hotel Contessa. I’m so glad you and your coworker had a chance to spend a few days in the hotel and downtown San Antonio. We certainly hope you will come back again for a little R&R and fun! See you soon,... More 

Andover, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hotel and the location right on the River Walk is fabulous. Everything is within walking distance. The staff was very good, and the room size is better than any of the pig chains. I highly recommend this hotel.

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

Hello mrappliancemv, Thank you for sharing your experience at Hotel Contessa and for your compliments to our staff and suites. We hope you will continue to come back when you are in San Antonio. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So I came to Texas for the very first time to attend a conference for LGBTQQIA+ Counselors. The hotel is just plain GORGEOUS. I live in NYC, so my hotel room at the Contessa was almost as big as my entire apartment. The beds were very comfortable, and our suite had a pull-out bed- next time I come, I will... More 

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

Good Morning Laurie B, Welcome to Texas! I sincerely appreciate your detailed review of Hotel Contessa and thrilled our staff made the difference in your stay. I will share your comments with our entire team and we look forward to having you back again. Safe travels back to NYC! Troy Mathews General Manager More 

Pollock, Louisiana
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75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attending meetings that were scheduled at this hotel. Rooms were very large with a living room, bathroom and bedroom. There was a mini refrigerator and safe in our room and it faced the riverwalk so had a nice view. Ate breakfast from buffet one morning and ordered from menu the other days that we were there. Could sit inside or... More 

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

Hello Trenda B, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to post a review of your recent stay. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our hotel and your visit to San Antonio. We hope you will be back again very soon. Troy Mathews General Manager More 

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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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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Las Ramblas
Las Ramblas
Cuisines: Spanish, Latin
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • 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: $191 - $358 (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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