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“Old, small, stinky rooms” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport

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Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   10110 US Hwy 281 North, San Antonio, TX 78216 (Uptown Broadway)   |  
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Ranked #72 of 357 Hotels in San Antonio
Corpus Christi, Texas
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Old, small, stinky rooms”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The location is handy for the airport, the lobby and public areas of the hotel are very nice. However, the guest rooms are very small and outdated. The "nonsmoking" room stunk of 20 years of cigarette smoke. Something was plugged into the wall in the living area that might have been an electronic air freshener, but that was no use. Bathroom was small and toilet had a strange flushing mechanism. We booked a 2-bedroom King suite and received a 1-bedroom King suite. Unless the living room area is counted as the second bedroom? Not that it mattered this time, but it still added to the disappointment with the room. There are better properties in the area, if you want more comfy rooms.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank IloveTX
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, February 25, 2013
We are sorry your stay was not up to the level you should expect at an Embassy Suites. We will utilize your comments to improve our product moving forward. Thank you for staying with us.
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This hotel was very close to the airport. There are no restaurants or stores close by, but not far to drive to. The staff was friendly and I had no issues at all while staying here. The room was clean and temperature was comfortable and you could adjust the thermostat. I stayed right across from the elevator and it was still quiet.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Dawn H
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, February 25, 2013
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit with us.
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Staff was very friendly at check in. The airport shuttle picked me up and took me to the hotel. The following day, at check out, they provided assistance in finding the cheapest car rental and then dropped me off. I missed breakfast but the manager's reception was nice and had a good selection of alcoholic beverages.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Banksr
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Thank you for staying with us and we are glad that everything went well. We look forward to your return visit to our hotel.
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McAllen, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Only difficulty was getting to hotel. Parking lot fills quickly but plenty of parking on sides and in back. Lighted parking lots left a feeling of comfort. Centrally located for shopping and quick access to other areas of the city.

Room Tip: Corner suites are larger in size
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank marcdavd
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Glad you enjoyed your stay and sorry it was a bit difficult to find us. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

What you would expect if you have ever stayed at an Embassy Suites before. Mostly clean suites, which are good size. Free breakfast buffet is always good. Location is right st the hotel, which makes it about a 15 minute drive to the heart of downtown San Antonio. Great facilities and a really nice hotel overall. Especially if you are here for a quick stay at the airport. I recommend this hotel to anyone with a layover day in San Antonio.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank NewEnglandAviator
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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Monterrey, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

It was a business trip, and i already had my reservation at another hotel. But one of my colleagues was at the Embassy, so i gave him a lift and when we arrive to check in, there she was!! amazingly nice, laughing at all time, super kind, and also very pretty!
the staff in general was very kind!!
i would definitely stay there on my next trip!!
As i meet REBECCA NOYES, i regret i was not staying there!!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Adrian_Arroyo
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Wish you'd had the opportunity to stay with us, but thank you for the kind comments regarding Rebecca. We look forward to hosting you at some time in the future.
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Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Stayed here twice in three months while visiting family, for a total of six nights. It's clean and quiet,but the rooms need an updating in the worst way. It's a very busy property for families and business people. Good value, nice sized rooms, but old furniture can't be masked behind quality bedding and towels. Nice shower, though. Rooms tend to have that antiseptic smell, which while good to see they are clean, tends to permeate the air. Good fitness area, and of course the manager's evening cocktail hour and breakfast buffet make this an outstanding value. Staff is there to please.

Room Tip: Ask for an upper floor, which tends to be quieter.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank ajsue
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Keith H, General Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport, responded to this review, December 10, 2012
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us on the two separate occasions. Your comments will be utilized for future renovation plans. We look forward to your return visit to our hotel.
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Property: Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport
Address: 10110 US Hwy 281 North, San Antonio, TX 78216
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Location: United States > Texas > San Antonio > Uptown Broadway
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#66 Business Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport 3.5*
Number of rooms: 263
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