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“Treated like royalty!”
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Hotel Contessa
Ranked #7 of 358 Hotels in San Antonio
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McLoud, Oklahoma, United States
1 review
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“Treated like royalty!”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Hotel was beautiful. Wonderful location. Great staff and breathtaking views! Tip: there is a terrace overlooking the riverwalk that not many people know about bc we were always the only ones there. It is located on the 2nd floor. Check it out!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

I will be straight to the point with this hotel, great hotel, awesome location right in the heart of San Antonio. The rooms are nice and spacious the beds are very comfortable and most importantly it was CLEAN. The staff was great and very friendly and helpful. Great choice. Oh most importantly you are right on the river walk, great photo opportunity. The only surprise was we had to valet park at the hotel because of no available parking in the area for a one time charge of around $30. You can come and go as much you want after that.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Excellent value, comfort and quality on the Riverwalk, only achievable by a knowledgable, enthusiastic team of hotel professionals. Hotel Contessa delivers on everything stated on their website and some interesting surprises.

For example, the Andalusian restaurant with it's exotic menu yet, plenty of items for the "less adventurous."...all prepared with excellent quality and presentation. A quiet patio to enjoy breakfast or afternoon cocktail.

Yes, I will certainly return on my next trip to San Antonio.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

My wife and I were very impressed with the Hotel Contessa on our first visit a couple of years ago and were every bit as impressed during our stay this pass weekend. Love the "renovation" even though all the wall art hasn't been hung yet. The commitment to guest service was evident with every hotel employee we had contact with. Beautiful hotel, great location, combined with outstanding service says it all !

Room Tip: If your parking your car for more than a couple of days.........self park across the street for half...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Kihei, HI
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Stayed for 3 days in a riverside suite. Warm reception at checkin. Great suite with comfortable layout. Pillows were huge so asked and received small ones. A bit of noise due to renovation of rooms on lower floors. Nicely appointed bathroom. Staff excellent.
Breakfast buffet is delicious--everything made in house down to the English muffins. Service excellent and at $16 a bargain.
Location is ideal. Easy walk to excellent restaurants and right on the Riverwalk.
Valet parking is $30 a day! There is a parking garage 1/2 block away that charges $12 a day. Since you can walk everywhere, would suggest that the parking garage be considered.

Room Tip: high floor away from ice machine
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Green Features: good effort. I don't wish to comment in detail on environmentally friendly practices. Why is this included?
  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cleveland, Georgia
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

First time in Texas. Could not have picked a better hotel to stay at, right on the riverwalk and convenient to the area restaurants and attractions. Have been in the hospitality industry for over 40 years and can honestly say that the staff of this hotel is some of the finest I have ever encountered. We enjoyed the hotel restaurant, Las Ramblas. The Spanish cuisine and the tapas were excellent. San Antonio is a wonderful city and would highly recommend the Hotel Contessa

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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GM_Contessa, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Dear ohchef1,

We sincerely appreciate you sharing such high praise of our incredible staff as well as mentioning how much you enjoyed dining in Las Ramblas. Having such wonderful comments come from a hospitality professional makes it all the more special to our team. Thank you for taking time to post such a nice review and we hope to have you return again sometime soon.

Les Utley
General Manager
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Our stay at the contessa was overall a lovely one, The rooms are bright an spacious and the staff friendly. I loved being able to park the car an head out close by for all my shopping and sight seeing. I can't think of a better introduction to San Antonio for visitors.

Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Contessa
Address: 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2953
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Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Green Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#5 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#13 Family Hotel in San Antonio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Contessa 4*
Number of rooms: 265
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