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10 Historic Hotels In San Antonio, Texas

Alex
Updated Jul 31, 2018

The city of San Antonio is one of the biggest cities in Texas and is even in the top ten biggest cities in the United States. San Antonio was first founded as a Spanish mission and then afterwards became a colonial settlement in the 1700s. Suffice it to say that San Antonio has had a long history and as such has some historic and legendary monuments around town. The renowned Alamo is in San Antonio and is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is also the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park but if that’s not your thing, there are tons of other things to do here as well like visiting San Antonio Sea World or even catching a Spurs game. Check out these great historic hotels in the historic city of San Antonio and really get to know this part of Texas!

1. The St. Anthony (from USD 203)

Stay in the lap of luxury at the St. Anthony hotel in the heart of downtown San Antonio. The St. Anthony hotel is a designated historic landmark and has a heated outdoor pool, private cabanas, and even a pool bar. Each guest room is beautifully decorated with high ceilings, pillow top beds, and marble and wood finish. Each room is also equipped with a mini bar, Wi-Fi, and a large work station for those who need to get some work done. Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the Loggia restaurant and finish it with a cocktail and live jazz in the St. Anthony club.

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2. Hotel Havana (from USD 155)

This historic hotel was built in 1914 and was designed with Latin and Pan-American influence bringing the Old World with the new. Hotel Havana is located in downtown San Antonio and is only a five-minute walk from the San Antonio Riverwalk. Guests can enjoy the free Wi-Fi or the mini bar in their room or even head down to the lounge area and enjoy a drink or two. Hotel Havana is also a a five-minute drive to shopping and has parking available on-site.

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3. The Crockett Hotel (from USD 125)

The Crockett Hotel is a great place in the middle of San Antonio that is adjacent to the Alamo. The Riverwalk area is only steps away from the hotel, so you are just minutes away from seeing some of San Antonio’s top landmarks. The hotel has an outdoor pool area and every guest can get a complimentary breakfast in the mornings. Each room has coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi access.

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4. The Riverwalk Vista (from USD 175)

Stay in the heart of San Antonio in this boutique hotel that offers views of the city in every room. Guests will have access to the free Wi-Fi as well as the fitness center. In addition to a room with a view, each room also comes with a flat screen TV, luxuriously soft robes, and a fridge with coffee making facilities. Guests will have a complimentary breakfast every morning as well as the chance to have a complimentary glass of wine in the evening with a snack included.

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5. Sheraton Gunter Hotel (from USD 119)

Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, the Sheraton Gunter Hotel is located right across the street from the San Antonio Riverwalk and features bright classical rooms furnished with flat screen TV’s and an ergonomic chair for people who need to get some work done. Get a morning workout done in the fitness room or head to pool for quick dip. For those looking to freshen up a little, there’s a unique 1920s style barber shop located in the hotel.

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6. Menger Hotel (from USD 132)

Located adjacent to the Alamo and the Riverwalk, the Menger Hotel is a historic place to stay that has a beautiful design, outdoor pool, restaurant, and has free Wi-Fi for all it’s guests. Guest rooms provide coffee makers and seating areas for watching TV. Lounge in the hotel’s courtyard garden or the hot tub. Guests who need their morning work out will have access to the gym area and afterwards, head to the Colonial Room where you get some breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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7. Inn on the Riverwalk (from USD 159)

Located on the wonderful view of the San Antonio River near the historic King William district, the inn offers a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The Riverwalk is close by and offers a great outing with a loved one or the family for a day. The grounds of the inn feel like you’re walking on quiet country land, but you’ll have the convenience of central San Antonio just outside. The 19th-century home offers a bed and breakfast service to guests, with Wi-Fi included.

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8. Noble Inns (from USD 159)

Nestled in the heart of the King William district, this inn features Victorian decor and elegant furnishings in every room. Guest rooms all have flat screen TVs as well as Wi-Fi. The Noble Inns also has an amazing outdoor space with a pool and lush gardens where guests can sit back and relax. The concierge can help guests prepare for their evening out by providing reservations to local restaurants and even assist in booking an in-room massage session. Guests can also receive a two course breakfast in the mornings with a rotating menu.

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9. Hotel Emma at Pearl on the Riverwalk (from USD 335)

Hotel Emma is a great place to bring the whole family along with your pets! Featuring free Wi-Fi and a year round outdoor pool, the hotel also has a sun terrace and gym complex available to guests. Every room comes with a 48 inch flat screen TV, luxury robes and slippers, and some rooms even comes with a private terrace with a view. The on-site restaurant features farm to table seasonal south Texan dishes and guests can also pick up goods from the on-site market.

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10. Hotel Indigo San Antonio at the Alamo (from USD 108)

Located only seconds away from the Alamo and vibrant Riverwalk area, this hotel features classic decor with a modern twist. Enjoy a cup of coffee in your room or a workout in the 24-hour fitness center. Guests can head to the 1904 cocktail lounge where you can have a drink and little snack before you head out to explore downtown San Antonio.

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Cradle of liberty

San Antonio is a great big city with lots to explore and see. It also has a long history and unique culture that many of these hotels recreate with their classic design and setting. So if you’re going to visit San Antonio, why not stay in one of these amazing historic hotels?

This article was originally published on Jul 30, 2018

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