Enjoy a True Getaway Along the Riverwalk at Popular San Antonio Hotels

There's no better place to get a true sense of San Antonio's chill vibe than along their famous riverwalk. If you're visiting for the first time, staying along the river is a must, whether you're looking to stay in style or on a budget. 

If you're ready to splurge, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk offers a sleek modern environment and upscale amenities. Their new in-house restaurant, Dorrego's, is already gaining attention as one of the best new restaurants in town. You won't have to go far to enjoy an unforgettable night on the town. 

However, you don't have to drain your bank account to stay on this tropical riverwalk, with access to all of the downtown hot spots. El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel is the first hotel to appear on the river and is still going strong. Enjoy lounging by the pool in the shade of a palm tree at this fun retro hotel, and it's likely you'll never want to go home!



The Hyatt Regency, located in the heart of downtown San Antonio and within walking distance of pretty much everything worth seeing, including the historic Alamo, is considered one of the most iconic hotels in the city. Amenities include the DASA...  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

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

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

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

Hotel Havana
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This stunning hotel, situated on a quiet stretch of the North Riverwalk known as the Museum Reach, is almost a century old and offers elegant accommodations, from the studios to the Penthouse Suite. Each of the 27 rooms at the Hotel Havana is...  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

El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
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For an inexpensive riverwalk hotel look no further than El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel. Open since 1962, "El Trop," as it's known, was actually the first hotel on San Antonio's famed riverwalk. This urban oasis offers 308 rooms inspired by the...  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


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