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136 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215-1397
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 375 hotels in San Antonio
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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
History-rich, authentic and welcoming, Hotel Emma was once a 19th century Brewhouse. Welcome to Hotel Emma, a gathering place for people who are passionate about food and eager to experience the authentic spirit of San Antonio. Comfortable and unconventional, the hotel's historical ambiance enhances a new standard of South Texas luxury and geniality. Immerse yourself in rich social experiences that showcase culinary wonders and the nuances of local San Antonio culture.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free shuttle or taxi services
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Car hire
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Sun terrace
ATM on site
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Boutique
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Wowpearland wrote a review Yesterday
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Service is always stellar. Food is outrageously delicious. We did Thanksgiving and it was wonderful. Our friends had never been there, and loved it. They live in San Antonio, and said that they will definitely stay occasionally to treat themselves. The staff is some of the best that I have encountered in all of my travels globally. You can tell that management really stresses a personal experience.
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COLBYHANKSBAER wrote a review May 2020
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Beautiful, relaxing property on the most peaceful stretch of the River. Visited with a toddler, enjoyed lots of local restaurants, and had a wonderful time. We had always heard great things and were not disappointed!
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allihyde60 wrote a review Nov 27
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Any Texan could confidently recommend Hotel Emma to an out of state guest and feel confident that guest will receive the Best of Texas hospitality as well as a truly unique Texas experience in regards to ambiance, hotel history and location.
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djsmith2008 wrote a review Nov 24
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Amazing! The staff was extraordinarily good and in today’s world you rarely find that anymore. The hotel is also amazing. We were treated better than being family! Loved the history of the hotel and what they have done to the old PeArl facility. Something to see.
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christinehiki wrote a review Nov 23
San Antonio, Texas1 contribution
My husband and I spent our anniversary here and it was the most amazing experience. The staff really took care of us. The rooms were gorgeous. We had a lovely balcony view. They went the extra mile to make our anniversary really special. We will be back!!!
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PRICE RANGE
$357 - $705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Emma
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Emma?
Nearby attractions include Pearl Farmers Market (0.06 miles), Pearl Brewery (0.06 miles), and Jazz TX (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Emma?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Emma?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Emma?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Emma?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid private parking on-site, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Emma?
Conveniently located restaurants include Green Vegetarian Cuisine, Bakery Lorraine, and Cured.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Emma?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Emma?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Emma offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Emma?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Emma?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Alamo (1.2 miles), King William Historic District (2.2 miles), and The Guenther House Museum (2.4 miles).