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“JW Marriott San Antonio - JW stands for Just Wonderful!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

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JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
Ranked #16 of 357 Hotels in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
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“JW Marriott San Antonio - JW stands for Just Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

Stellar staff!! Amazing accommodations, amenities, and activities for all ages and reasons. I have traveled the world for business and pleasure staying at various top resorts and hotels and was pleasantly surprised to find this Shangri-La in my own hometown. I currently live and work in DC and returned to San Antonio for my wedding. The thoughtful staff was wonderful and went above and beyond to make our wedding weekend extra special - especially Karelia. Thank you, Karelia!!! If you are planning a wedding or any other event, this resort has it all and your guests will thank you for it. The event coordinator, Amanda, is very responsive and professional; and will also exceed expectations. It is evident that management strives to foster a work environment that encourages great customer service, cooperation, and staff development. We have been most impressed that staff members not normally responsible for certain areas; nevertheless, when necessary, stepped in to assist our guests and us. Because of our great experience, this resort will now be our place to stay when visiting family and friends. The spa and spa staff is FANTASTIC. A must stay! THANK YOU for an extraordinary experience!

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

There is really no need to lever the property Unless you want to sample some of what downtown San Antonio has to offer along with the local cuisine. several restaurants to choose from, onsite shopping, FedEx, Starbucks, a waterpark. sports bar, 2 gyms, walking an running trails. PGA golf course and Spa/ The rooms were very clean beds were extremely comfortable. The only thing keeping this from an A+ and an excellent rating is that there is no free wifi. Wifi is charged on a per day rate.

Room Tip: Upper floors have great views of the property
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights here for a conference. The service from the staff was tremendous. Always eager to help and with a smile. The hotel is very clean and gorgeous. The pool area makes you feel like you're on an island instead of in the middle of San Antonio. By far the best place I've ever stayed.

Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Colorado
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409 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

I travel a lot & short of a few resorts in Vegas this is one of my favorite in the country. Every thing here was great. Slept very well. Enjoyed my patio & the fountain outside. Nice big bathroom. Starbucks in the lobby. 2 workout centers (1 in lodging side 1 in day spa). The day spa is amazing & relaxing. Food & drinks were all decilous. The only downside was the $65 cab ride each way to/from the riverwalk. Highly recommend this place.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

The staff are incredible. There is a little something for everyone and the top dining places are willing to come pick you up and shuttle you into San Antonio for a great dinner. Twenty minutes from river walk set in a tranquil area just outside of town. The staff exceeds expectations. The spa is incredible.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Coachmen59
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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

An amazing property, accompanied by quite possibly the best management and staff I've encountered in years. As reference, I've been travelling in business for 30+ years and so have become somewhat enlightened and critical about what to expect from a good hotel. This property and staff exceed any expectation I've had from a 'chain' hotel group. In fact, I've not stayed in a nicer chain hotel in the USA.

Clean and fresh in every detail, both in my room and throughout the public areas. Spacious and quiet room, great bed and pillows, spotless bathrooms, quality amenities... all perfectly attended and 'professional.' (what I mean by 'professional' is nice, informative and genuinely pleasant, without being clingy or overly 'handwringy')

The ONLY issue I have with this property is the same that I have with most four star+ hotels... Why not embed the internet fee in the room charge, instead of irritating us by isolating and upcharging that $14 connection tack-on? Even the $49 freeway hotels manage this, so at hundreds per night, why not consider a different approach with these nuisance fees?

Bottom Line... I always judge a hotel I've stayed in for business, by asking myself if I would recommend it to family and friends, or return there personally for leisure... at my own expense. The answer on this one is, 'Absolutely Yes.'

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

This place has something for everyone. Huge pools with slides, great golf, a spa and great service. The food all around is good and 18 oaks is worth eating at for dinner. Highly Recommend this place for all occasions.

  • Stayed October 2013
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Property: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
Address: 23808 Resort Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78261-2018
Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in San Antonio
#8 Business Hotel in San Antonio
#9 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#11 Family Hotel in San Antonio
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 395
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa has firmly established itself as the city's premier luxury destination and the renowned resort in Texas' Hill Country. Rated 4-Diamonds by AAA, and just 12 miles from San Antonio International Airport (SAT), our luxury resort features the 36-hole TPC San Antonio golf course, home to the Valero Texas Open, Lantana Spa, a six acre water park and seven restaurants. Our restaurants are sure to please with Texas BBQ, genuine Mexican cuisine and private dining rooms for groups. Our rooms offer cozy beds, scenic views, soft robes & large bathrooms. Guests will also enjoy the open lobby with free Wi-Fi. Whether you're seeking a peaceful respite, productive conference or fun-filled family vacation, our luxurious Hill Country resort will not only exceed your expectations but redefine them altogether. ... more   less 
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