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Hilton Palacio del Rio

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Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, TX is perfectly located on the San Antonio River Walk. Directly across from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and only 2 blocks from the Alamo and Hemisfair Park. If the River Walk is your primary destination, we are the place to stay. Every room in our hip hacienda-style hotel has a private balcony overlooking the River Walk or downtown San Antonio skyline. We are walking distance to restaurants, bars and shops, with 25 meeting rooms and event spaces including The Pavilion by Hilton. In addition we have 3 on-site outlets for food and beverage: Tex’s Sports Bar (the only sports bar on the San Antonio River Walk), River’s Edge Cafe + Patio Bar and our famous Durty Nelly's Irish Pub. Our historic hotel was built using modular construction in a record 202 days. Opening April 6, 2018, in time for Hemisfair '68 Worlds Fair, we were the first luxury hotel in downtown San Antonio, welcoming guests from all over the world.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 100 out of 100
158Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
65Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Clean room, friendly staff, beautiful hotel. We came for a gymnastics competition for my daughter and it was a lot of fun staying here and enjoying the Riverwalk with my family. We will come back to San Antonio and look at staying here again.
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Hotel's Favourite
Stayed one night over Thanksgiving weekend and what a treat. Excellent service but happened to stay here on a night the Christmas Lights were turned on. Really neat! Lots of people but we just jumped right onto the river walk from the hotel. Great hotel bar and restaurant
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Response from HiltonTracie, Public Relations Manager at Hilton Palacio del Rio
Responded 4 Dec 2018
Dear miamitexmex, Thank you for taking time to write a 5-star review! Your compliments are appreciated will be shared with our team. Until we see you again next year, we wish you happy travels and a Happy Hilton Holiday! Kindest regards, Tracie PS: Depending on your dates in April, please make plans to attend one (or some) of the Fiesta 2019 events. This annual festival runs April 18-28, and is a lot of fun! Just "Google" Fiesta San Antonio 2019 for more details.
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I have been to many Hilton hotels and Marriott Hotels. This hotel is the top Hilton Hotel. The smell is great and the room is very clean. The breakfast make it more attractive. The taste is really awesome!
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Close to Alamo area, Little Church of La Villita, Casa Rios. Rooms are nice; balconies are wonderful. Please note that there is a workout facility although I couldn't find any signs indicating where it was. It hides on the 5th floor. :) It's quite small but has good equipment.
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The Hilton Palacio Del Rio is the perfect place to stay along the River Walk. You are able to exit the hotel directly to the River Walk as well as the main streets. Only one block from the convention Center. The House Keeping staff was excellent and this place has the best
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This was the view from our room in the morning. The room had a very comfortable balcony.
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Where do you park if you don't use valet parking?
They offer valet parking which was very slow when I was there. Public parking is 2 blocks away. The hotel valets are parked there.
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Are the river view rooms worth the additional cost?
I would say no. I got a river view room as an "upgrade" because I was an Hhonors Gold member. However, I couldn't even see the river from the room and had to go to the balcony to see the river all the way down...not a great sight and I didn't understand why it was an upgrade.
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is this on the Riverwalk?
yes and every room has a balcony!
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Does this hotel have an airport shuttle?
No. I took a cab to the hotel and it ran about 32 dollars plus tip on the way to the hotel. On my return trip I used UBER and it cost about 15 dollars tip included in price. UBER rates may depend on time of day and demand. Download their app, create a profile with credit card information, and enter your destination. The app will give you the price, description of the vehicle, driver's name and wait time. If I were doing it again... it would be UBER all the way!
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Is parking still $29 for self parking?
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"River view is a nice side. Lower rooms have better view of river. (We were on the 17th, but it was still nice.)"
"Select a room with a view of the River Walk"
"away from elevators facing the river"
"We were very pleased with our room facing the city instead of the Riverwalk and the view was amazing."
"River View"
US$177 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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