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306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2953
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#16 of 393 hotels in San Antonio
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4.6
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4.5
Value
4.2
GreenLeaders Bronze level
A modern, urban experience is reflected in the decor of our 265 stylish suites. Spread out in your loft-like living room with vibrant colors and fabrics reflecting San Antonio's diverse culture and history.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Rooftop pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Yoga classes
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Iron
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
On-demand movies
Radio
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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City view
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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cowboys75142 wrote a review Yesterday
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Everything was great. The valet was great. The rooms were excellent. One of the males at the front desk was not as cooperative but other than him, the rest were great. The food was ok. The bar service was good but a little slow and pricey.
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Maps563726 wrote a review Apr 2022
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Loved this location on Riverwalk! This hotel was very busy while we visited on a spring family trip . AJ and Fast Eddie helped us gets bags in and out. Valet was expensive but usually fast. Everyone we encountered there was so friendly and helpful. Bar was super busy due to a conference at hotel but they were working hard to get drinks out! Enjoyed happy hour margaritas each night before dinner. Loved the suite set up since we had kids with us. It was perfect. Will return if we get a chance to come back to San Antonio!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Daniel W, General Manager at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk
Responded Apr 30, 2022
Thank you for choosing our hotel and taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We are glad you enjoyed the location. There is nothing like staying on the serene-side of the world-famous San Antonio River Walk. Our hotel aims to provide a memorable experience, and we are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel.
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ovalle193169 wrote a review Yesterday
Austin, Texas1 contribution
I expected this place would have better service. Looks nice but horrible restaurant service from Darren kitchen manager and the front desk lady Lisa wasn't helpful at all. I also waited on my car at valet for 30 mins. Better to door dash your food here so you'll have something to eat. I had better service at La Quinta.
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Stephanie G wrote a review Nov 24
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From the moment we pulled up, we were greeting by excellent people. The valet, the bellhop, the front desk clerk, all very friendly. The bartender though.. Michael! Top notch! Great service and funny!
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Amber S wrote a review Nov 24
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Michael B was our bartender and was the most amazing laid back guy ever. We watched him several times just brush off and ignore someone that was completely smashed and belligerent berating him in Spanish and he stayed cool as a cucumber. He made the best drinks and provided the most personable service to a very busy bar. Was such a treat. Leacy was one of the other bartenders tonight and she was equally amazing. Hotel contessa Ambler bar would get 10 stars if that was an option we are so excited to spend this weekend here
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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cmille825531 wrote a review Nov 23
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I stayed at the hotel 3 days ago, they put 2 charges on my debit card which I have not gotten back. One was for incidentals and for $75, the other was a charge I never authorized for $208. I was told that it was a mistake and that I will get the money back, but here I am well the day before thanksgiving waiting to have access to my money.
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sethdonut wrote a review Nov 22
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The San Antonio river walk provides a unique microcosm of what it might be like if America cities were walkable, lush, and relatively quiet refuge instead of car-dependent sprawl. The Contessa provides you with the cleanest, friendliest possible hub to explore that. Highly recommend.
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Abel wrote a review Nov 22
Dallas, Texas1 contribution
Upon arrival the hostess told us our room was not ready. No problem she updated us. In seconds she gave us our key and gave us a great room. The bed was a dream, and the room was a mini home away from home. We had drinks at the bar. They were really good watermelon mixture and hibiscus cocktail. Great!!! The Hotel has a gorgeous patio with the river at the edge of it. Great place to stay we will be back.
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Pratyush D wrote a review Nov 21
Chiang Mai, Thailand14 contributions19 helpful votes
I would call this a boutique hotel on the San Antonio Riverwalk. It has all the amenities that one can ask for in a hotel of its kind, good value for money and an excellent location. The hotel room was clean and quiet, and the bed very comfortable. The Alamo is a short walk from the hotel, and so are many good restaurants and bars that are right on the Riverwalk.
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Caitlin H wrote a review Nov 20
Hotel Contessa was booked for us by our travel agent. From the moment we arrived, we received nothing but superb service and hospitality. We were traveling with our 2 year old and the suite was very comfortable. My only complaint was that we didn’t get housekeeping service even after asking twice and the in room coffee was quite bad. When we needed to check out, even though the hotel was very busy Fast Eddie made us feel like we were the only guests, he took care of everything to get us on our way. We sincerely appreciated his uniquely excellent hospitality. The hotel restaurant is very good too! If I am traveling to SA again, I will definitely stay here again.
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$194 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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HOTEL CONTESSA - SUITES ON THE RIVERWALK $170 ($̶3̶2̶6̶) - Updated 2022 Prices & Reviews - San Antonio, TX

Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Nearby attractions include San Antonio River Walk (0.1 miles), The Alamo (0.3 miles), and The Magicians Agency Theatre (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Conveniently located restaurants include Domingo Restaurant, La Panaderia, and Biga on the Banks.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and yoga classes during their stay.
Is Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of San Antonio.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Contessa - Suites on the Riverwalk offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.