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San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for Mardi Gras Feb 19

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San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for Mardi Gras Feb 19

To celebrate 40 yrs, we are looking for a nice hotel on riverwalk with possible balcony views of floats going down river. Any suggestions from the locals. We will be in town Fri-Tues. Omni is getting a lot of press as quiet location while Hilton is undergoing some renovations in Jan.

How noisy is no quiet section of Riverwalk? Wouldn't rooms of nice hotels be sound proof and it too cold to be outside in Feb?

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1. Re: San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for Mardi Gras Feb 19

First of all, Mardi Gras in San Antonio is NOT loud and crazy. According to the city:

"Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival. February 18th, 11am-7pm, La Villita and The Arneson River Theatre. A procession of decorated river barges will transform the San Antonio River Walk into a floating Bourbon Street. Krewes of costumed revelers & live entertainment will celebrate Mardi Gras San Antonio Style! Enjoy live music on Arneson Stage from 11am to 7pm, and a festival of food, arts & crafts, activities and more at La Villita. Parade will take place 3pm-5pm." I would not worry about the noise.

Weather - Last week several days in the high 70s, this week high 60's - great weather for being outside. The week you're here? Who knows?

SA is a great city for a leisurely vacation with lots to see and do.

Check previous posts for lots of info about hotels. I always use HotWire and/or Priceline shoot for around $90 for 4-star.

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2. Re: San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for Mardi Gras Feb 19

It is a rather quiet celebration when you compare to the real Mardi Gras, Mobile,Galveston etc.

visit Pat O'Brians bar/restaurant-akin to the original in New Orleans.

party/feel good atmosphere is at Market Square.. Mi Tierra decorated in Christmas 365,open 24/7, very colorful place, mariachi music, Mexican bakery etc

enjoy your stay

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3. Re: San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for Mardi Gras Feb 19

We booked our flight and will book hotel tonight. Most likely will choose Hilton on Riverwalk but do notice they are doing renovations during Jan and part of Feb.

Just looking for a different weekend away, nothing big but would enjoy some different sites/events.

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4. Re: San Antonio Riverwalk hotel for Mardi Gras Feb 19

La Manson would be a good choice. www.omnilamansion.com

The Westin www.westin.com/riverwalk

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