I'm a big Marriott fan and love Courtyards, but my last stay at the San Antonio Riverwalk Courtyard has me scratching my head. The hotel installed master switches in their rooms. I have traveled internationally and am familiar with master switches and their benefit for energy conservation. As installed the switches control a couple of lights above the desk and in the bathroom. The problem is that the lights above the desk cannot be switched off. This is okay if you are staying at the hotel by yourself. However, if you are staying with your partner and need to go to the bathroom, you cannot turn on the lights in the bathroom without also turning on the lights in the bedroom - clearly a problem. I'm not sure what they were thinking. Also, the master switch does not control the air conditioner or the TV, so its benefit is significantly lessened. When I brought this up with the hostess at the front desk she just giggled and said that's how the master switch works.
Other than inadvertently turning on the bedroom lights in the middle of the night and then trying to use the bathroom in the dark, the stay was nice. I can recommend this hotel for single travelers.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk hotel is centrally located next to shopping and dining on the historic San Antonio Riverwalk. The spacious guest rooms in our San Antonio hotel offer sweeping views of the city and are only minutes from popular attractions, including the Alamo, Majestic Theatre, the Alamodome and Hemisfair Park. Unique among hotels near the San Antonio Riverwalk, our state-of-the art lobby offers inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard. The highlight of our new lobby experience is The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect., which provides guests with healthy food and beverage offerings in the morning and evening dinner service with cocktails. Enjoy the amenities of our San Antonio, TX Riverwalk hotel, from catching up on work in our business center to relaxing in our pool or staying in shape in our fitness center. It's a new stay at the Courtyard Riverwalk hotel by Marriott. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel San Antonio