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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

if you want a superb B & B with period features this is the one, our host Lilly was great and nothing was to much trouble, excellent breakfast on the balcony, easy walk along the river to the town, what more can I say treat yourself to something a little different from the usual bland hotels,

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fort worth tx
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We loved our stay at this b&b. Lily was very nice and accommodating. Our room was very large and quiet. We had a room with a private entry to the back of the property. The room was nicely decorated with period furniture and beautiful antiques. The shower/tub were also nice. We love visiting the King William district because it is... More 

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Tideswell, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Brackenridge House rather than in an anonymous hotel downtown. Just what we wanted/needed. Peace and quiet and breakfast at leisure on the verandah - what more could you ask? Hummingbird was a perfect home for four days. Thanks Lucy. Next time we're in San Antonio, we will stay with you again for sure. Oh, and the swing seat... More 

Thank philguk
NC, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This was one of the best places we stayed in during our numerous trips in the USA and Canada. The first impression we felt when we parked our car in front is that of arriving home. The location, neatness and beauty of this house is refreshing when compared to hotels. It is located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in... More 

Thank Bechara B
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

The BH house is in a lovely historic district within walking distance, via the River Walk, to the city central areas. The home is an older home, so you expect to see older plumbing fixtures, small bathrooms, and other folks coming and going. Our room, Bluebird, is just below the dining room, so we could hear the sounds coming from... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

I loved the bed and breakfast experience that the Brackenridge House gave us. We stayed in the Hummingbird Suite. Our suite was immaculate and the bed was comfortable. We traveled over Christmas so the house was lit up beautifully, definitely adds to the Christmas spirit. Breakfast was delicious every morning and the conversations with other guests in the house was... More 

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is great to know that you enjoyed your stay at Brackenridge House. We are happy to report that the Jacuzzi is in good working order. So sorry for your disappointment in December. We hope you will come and stay again, perhaps in another season. Plan on having a good soak in the hot tub! More 

Brenham, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

The Brackenridge House was the perfect combination of southern charm and necessary amenities. I loved my room the "Cardinal" and the private entrance was great. Everything I needed was in the room. I would love to come back.

BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We would certainly be delighted to welcome you back. There are some beautiful cardinals that nest in our neighborhood, I hope you saw one. Thank you so much for your kind words. More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely visit to the Brackenridge house Bnb. Our room was nicely appointed with antique and modern furnishings. A cute little kitchen and everything we could have needed for our 2 night stAy. We had a lovely breakfast and met some great travelers. Although we did not take the opportunity to enjoy the outdoor hot tub it was... More 

Thank Sceubow
BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is great to know that our attention to details in furnishing the rooms is appreciated. We enjoy celebrating our historic heritage with antique items without sacrificing modern comforts. Please do come and stay again. More 

Staten Island, New York
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The area is quiet, and the neighborhood has an old charm, with many houses from days gone by. We were looking for something, and even though we had never been in this city before, we picked it because of other reviews.The picture while accurate, appeared to have larger rooms then in reality. This is not a negative review, just an... More 

2 Thank L E T
BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Customer feedback helps us to know what improvements in service we can make. Reliable connection to Wi-Fi service is important to our guests as well as to our staff. I can relate to your frustration in not being able to connect to... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We had a great stay and really enjoyed Brackenridge House. We were there on New Year's eve and had a great time watching the fireworks from the deck. Our room was very comfortable and immaculate. Great place to stay in San Antonio!

Thank Karen L
BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

San Antonio has a great tradition of celebrating New Year's Eve in a big way. Our location is perfect for watching the fireworks without having to leave "home." We love it here and are pleased to share Brackenridge House on all occasions. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the first bed and breakfast in famous historic King William District, the Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast has been pampering guests since 1986. Our rooms and suites are furnished in antique regal Victorian furniture with comfortable beds and the modern conveniences you would expect to find in a first-class hotel. All have en suite full bathroom and private entrance. Your stay at the Brackenridge house comes with a full three course hot breakfast prepared fresh every morning especially for you. For your enjoyment and convenience, all our rooms have mini-refrigerators stocked with complimentary drinks and ice, microwaves and coffee makers. The front porch and upstairs veranda invites you to relax in a rocking chair or porch swing while watching the horse drawn carriage goes by, enjoying a glass of wine or a good book. Immerse yourself in our hot tub in the rear garden area, it is the perfect way to start your day or unwind after a day of sightseeing. Available year round. Before retiring for the night enjoy a delicious Godiva truffle with a glass of cream sherry, pop a bag of popcorn and grab a movie from our extensive selection of DVDs or try one of our delicious signature home baked cookies. The Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast provides the advantages of being two blocks away from the River Walk, five blocks from the Alamo and the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center and a short walk from El Mercado and the Alamodome without the noise and congestion of downtown. The house is close to many famous and wonderful local restaurants offering delicious and excellent meals. Our goal at the Brackenridge House is for you to experience Texas hospitality at its best, and make you feel like the special person you are. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 230 Madison, King William Historic District, San Antonio, TX 78204
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > Arsenal , East Side
Price Range: $184 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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