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Hotel Contessa
Ranked #5 of 357 Hotels in San Antonio
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Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

From the doorman to the concierge to the front desk staff to housekeeping to the restaurant staff people are friendly, helpful, and enjoyable. Loving this vacation. The room is very clean. There is street noise but not invasive. They have happy hour and then another happy hour at the end of the day convenient to every thing you want to do by walk, river taxi, or cab.

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Reviewed March 28, 2013

We loved this place. Have a great suite (plenty of room for myself/husband and our son on the sofa bed in the separate room) - with plenty of light (my BIG pet peeve since we are all readers), great linens, and a lovely bathroom. It's right on the riverwalk so you can get where you need to go for dinner, etc. without getting in your car. The Alamo, Mexican Market, Governor's palace, and Cathedral are also all within short walks. The staff are delightfully helpful. Would definitely stay here again were I to return.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

From the valet parking attendants to the doormen, check-in to opening the door to our suite, the beginning moments should have been a clue. The hotel is all about the guest and their satisfaction and comfort. Always a pleasure. Eddie G was especially adorable upon checkout, trying to make us comfortable while we waited to meet a reservation...nice folks all around.

Two suggestions: the keys de-magnetize easily and the voice in the elevator needs to be Texan or Mexican: British is way out-of-place!

Room Tip: I have no idea - the room was chosen for us; it was a corner suite which was delightful. Our family...
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Jan E
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

The Hotel Contessa has proven itself once again during our sixth stay here. The new management is on top of every detail and the staff is amazingly welcoming and friendly. The all-suites room accommodations give way to spacious comfort. If it weren't for the beautiful Riverwalk experience we wouldn't have much reason to leave the room. Choose the Hotel Contessa to enhance your San Antonio visit. You will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is a bargain at any price. It's all suite so there is plenty of room and the staff is beyond excellent. They treat you like royalty. Impeccably clean, friendly and comfortable. The location is excellent and close to everything you want to see. Not enough stars to do this place justice. All around excellence ! Stay here ! You won't be sorry.

Tom Morrison

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

This was our second time to stay at the Contessa. The rooms are junior suite type with a living room, an adjacent granite-topped coffee bar large enough to hold my suitcase along with all the things the hotel had on it, a large bathroom, and separate bedroom. The bed was very comfortable. The bar has Happy Hour everyday from 4:00 to 7:00. While on the riverwalk, it is located at one of the quieter spots.....not right by the bars and restaurants where things can get noisy.

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Reviewed March 25, 2013

The GORGEOUS Hotel Contessa is THE best hotel in San Antonio whether it be for a wedding, conference or tourism. The large all-suite accommodations provide true value for the money, the bar is a great get-together spot, it's location on the Riverwalk is perfect (quiet side but close to the action), the staff is very attentive, the pool is cool, and the food is delicious! We chose this hotel to be the host of one of our annual conferences so I worked closely with the banquet staff. There was one staff member who was so incredibly attentive I will never forget him. His name is Ismael Gaona. He went WAY above and beyond and made sure each and every attendee received what they needed to feel at home. Everyone fell in love with him. You're missing out if you don't choose this hotel!

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Additional Information about Hotel Contessa

Address: 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2953
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Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in San Antonio
#2 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Green Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#12 Family Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range: $178 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Contessa 4*
Number of rooms: 265
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