San Antonio Hotels Perfect for the Whole Family

Family vacations start with a fabulous hotel. When staying in San Antonio, the choices for family-friendly hotels are numerous but some should not be overlooked when making such an important decision. 

J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa has it all, including a lazy river for floating and fun, beautiful pools, incredible spa, farm-to-table restaurants and a TPC golf course. The hard part will be deciding which to do first! 

The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa is an equally beautiful place to stay with an assortment of luxurious amenities, from a water playground to golf and a relaxing spa. It's the kind of place you just may never want to leave. 

The Eilan Hotel Resort & Spa is another wonderful resort with just about everything you could ask for in a hotel. Also located on the north side of the city, you can take advantage of the shopping destinations nearby, such as La Cantera and the Rim. Fiesta Texas is conveniently located next to La Cantera. 

If you prefer the hustle and bustle of downtown, make sure to check out Hotel Contessa and Mokara, located along the riverwalk. Both have amazing rooftop pools, where you can enjoy the city from afar! 


Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk
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Often overlooked, the Hyatt Place San Antonio Riverwalk is actually one of the best hotels you'll find in downtown San Antonio. They're more affordable than many of the upscale hotels, but still have all of the amenities families expect from a...  Read More

The Emily Morgan San Antonio - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
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The Emily Morgan styles itself The Official Hotel of the Alamo and it's easy to see why. Its architectural design stands out next door to the Alamo. Enjoy luxury accommodations, Aveda skin care and all the amenities. A former medical...  Read More



Its name means Palace by the River. This Hilton property is directly across from the River Walk's boat service. Take the river boat to restaurants or clubs or walk leisurely along the river banks. Major attractions are within walking...  Read More

Omni La Mansion del Rio
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The Omni La Mansion del Rio, nestled along the historic riverwalk, is absolutely stunning with its Spanish-style architecture and elegantly furnished rooms. This amazing hotel is another of the most luxurious hotels you'll find in San Antonio...  Read More

Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio
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There isn't quite the right word than can fully express the opulence, luxury and elegance of this amazing hotel and spa located, you guessed it, right next to San Antonio's famous riverwalk, just three blocks from the Alamo. This wonderful...  Read More

Hotel Contessa - Luxury Suites on the Riverwalk
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Hotel Contessa isn't only one of the most beautiful and luxurious hotels in San Antonio but it's just a few blocks down the street from the Convention Center. Upon entering the Contessa, you might think you're in some other metropolitan city,...  Read More

Menger Hotel
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The Menger is probably the most charming hotel to be found in San Antonio, and also possesses a long and impressive history. Located next to the Alamo, they have played host to such prestigious guests as Theodore Roosevelt, who is said to now...  Read More

Eilan Hotel Resort & Spa
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For the best of the best, unwind at the stunning Eilan Hotel & Spa, in surroundings inspired by Tuscany, overlooking the beautiful Texas Hill Country. They have an award winning resort pool with private poolside cabanas, perfect for families...  Read More



The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa has a very Texan feel to it. Upscale meets Ranch Style. The staff is professional and remembers your name. Whether it is the valet bringing your car or the concierge, guests feel important here. ...  Read More



JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa is the kind of resort that you dream about. Romantic for couples, engaging for adults of all ages and a really big plus: kid friendly! Adults and children will want to spend time floating and splashing...  Read More


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