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200 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3299
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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
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#39 of 385 hotels in San Antonio
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Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, TX is perfectly located on the San Antonio River Walk. Directly across from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and only 2 blocks from the Alamo and Hemisfair Park. If the River Walk is your primary destination, we are the place to stay. Every room in our hip hacienda-style hotel has a private balcony overlooking the River Walk or downtown San Antonio skyline. We are walking distance to restaurants, bars and shops, with 25 meeting rooms and event spaces including The Pavilion by Hilton. In addition we have 4 on-site outlets for food and beverage: Rincon Alegre Lobby Bar, Tex’s Sports Bar (the only sports bar on the San Antonio River Walk), River’s Edge Cafe + Patio Bar and our famous Durty Nelly's Irish Pub. Our historic hotel was built using modular construction in a record 202 days, opening April 6, 2018, in time for Hemisfair '68 Worlds Fair. We were the first luxury hotel in downtown San Antonio, welcoming guests from all over the world.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Wifi
Paid wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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npair2021 wrote a review Jul 2021
Pearland, Texas1 contribution
In town for a conference. The ability to check in early and use the digital key was awesome. Room was neat and clean. Staff was courteous, attentive, and dealt with a large crowd very well. Valet was timely.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Dear npair2021 - Thank you for being our guest during your conference. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Great to hear you enjoyed using digital key!
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RaysOfGrace wrote a review Apr 2021
Caddo Mills, TX74 contributions13 helpful votes
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Group services went above and beyond for our large group. As Corvette owners, we prefer to park our own cars and they made special provisions for us. The rooms were beautiful with lovely balconies that allow you to enjoy the fresh air in the spring and fall. The hotel is perfectly situated to take advantage of all the Riverwalk has to offer. Just be aware that rooms overlooking the river will enjoy the music offered to patrons! Higher rooms are reached quickly by a computerized elevator system with no wait time. One in our group took a Hilton Honors upgrade to the Presidential Suite which was basically a small apartment! If offered a great place for our group to gather in the evenings.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Room Tip: Rooms facing the city and at higher floors are quieter. Computerized elevators mean no waiting...
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Response from Brian G, Marketing at Hilton Palacio del Rio
Responded Apr 19, 2021
Dear RaysOfGrace - Thank you so much for allowing us to host your group! The Corvettes were impressive! It's great to hear you were able to take advantage of our perfect River Walk location and enjoyed the views (and music) from your private balcony. We are also happy that we were able to upgrade one of your members to provide a great place to gather! Thank you again and we look forward to having everyone back in the future!
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rotyluvr wrote a review Jul 2021
Bartlett, Illinois153 contributions88 helpful votes
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We recently returned from staying here for 3 nights. To start with the hotel is about 25 minutes from the airport. When we arrived, you need to use their valet parking which is an additional charge. The front desk was very polite and helpful with all questions. Our room was on the 11th floor over looking the river. The room was spacious and the Wi-Fi worked good. There however is no daily room service due to covid. However all you need to do is call the front desk and they will quickly assist you with any needs. We did use the weight room which is in three separate rooms. They offer free weights and several pieces of cardio equipment. The pool is located on the fifth floor and is outside. Each morning we eat at the Riverside café which was fabulous. The hotel is located on the river walk with easy access to shops and restaurants. Overall this is a great hotel with a great staff.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Dear rotyluvr - Thank you so much for being our guest recently! We appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review! We will share your comments with the team! Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back the next time you visit the Alamo City!
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tonycruznvbs wrote a review Jul 2021
Seminole, Texas1 contribution
I was traveling with my family including my father in law and mother in law. Both of them need a handicap mobility room. I rented a suite with handicap mobility accessible features. What we got when we arrived at hotel was a poor explanation of why we got a regular Teo Queen size beds. This hotel has now become my fourth or fifth option when staying in SA.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Dear tonycruznvbs - Thank you for staying with us recently with your family. We are sorry we were unable to provide the accommodations you expected. We will share your feedback with the Front Desk team to understand what went wrong in the process. We hope to have the opportunity to regain your trust the next time you visit.
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roadtriptakers wrote a review Jul 2021
Waco, Texas151 contributions84 helpful votes
Very nice Hilton. Parking is not included in the room charge. Valet parking was available upon check in. Our car arrived quickly upon checking out. The hotel is very convenient to the river walk activities and restaurants. Our room was clean and very well apportioned. We loved access to our balcony. Great for people watching.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear roadtriptakers - Thank you for being our guest and taking the time write a review! We appreciate the 5-Stars!
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PRICE RANGE
$152 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesTexasSan AntonioDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
485
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hilton Palacio del Rio
Which popular attractions are close to Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Nearby attractions include San Antonio River Walk (0.2 miles), The Alamo (0.2 miles), and The Magicians Agency Theatre (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Conveniently located restaurants include Biga on the Banks, Zinc Bistro and Wine Bar, and Las Canarias Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is Hilton Palacio del Rio located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of San Antonio.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hilton Palacio del Rio?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hilton Palacio del Rio 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 Hilton Palacio del Rio?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.