New and Renovated Hotels Near San Antonio's Alamodome

Many tourists find themselves needing to stay close to the Alamodome in San Antonio. As one of the largest stadium facilities in the country (it seats 65,000 people) originally built for the Spurs, the Alamodome is host to all kinds of popular events now. Within easy walking distance and certainly a quick cab drive away are dozens of great hotels that can service all your needs.

If you like to travel in style, then you'll want to take advantage of the recently-opened Hotel Emma, a boutique hotel of the highest caliber. Foodies and architecture buffs might not want to leave once they get their foot in the door, however. Hotel Emma at the Pearl is a culinary hub. You'll no doubt want to grab a bite to eat at their restaurant, Supper, before heading to your event, hat is, unless you're really craving a generic hot dog and light beer. 

St. Anthony, located downtown, is another popular hotel destination right now. Since they've recently undergone some major renovations, this hotel has been made new again, yet is as elegant as it was in its heyday. The hotel's restaurant, Rebelle, is run by the esteemed Chef Bowers, known also for his popular Southtown eatery, Feast. You'll want to take time to eat at both.

Read on to find more amazing hotels. Each one has something to offer, even if it's just an affordable place to lay your head when you're not having fun at the Alamodome!

The Fairmount Hotel
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Although renovated, the Fairmount has retained its 1906-style classical Victorian elegance. If you're looking for regal style combined with a romantic flair, this downtown San Antonio hotel is it! Located across the street from the San Antonio...  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

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

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 St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel, San Antonio
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The St. Anthony, a luxury collection hotel, was recently renovated and features a new upscale restaurant, Rebelle, and popular bar named Haunt after the ghosts that are said to walk the halls here. The St. Anthony is conveniently located in...  Read More

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
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The Grand Hyatt is one of San Antonio's most recent hotel additions to downtown and the riverwalk. It is a massive architectural feat and a stunning structure to behold. For those visiting for a conference at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention...  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



The Valencia is one of those places you go to make yourself feel luxurious and sophisticated. This modern and elegant hotel is one of the finest the San Antonio riverwalk has to offer. The European-style décor is sleek and beautiful, the staff...  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

Hotel Emma
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Located at the Pearl Brewery, every detail of the guest experience at Hotel Emma has been thoughtfully considered, and that comes through in all aspects of the hotel, down to the cup of complimentary coffee. Hotel Emma has truly done an...  Read More


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