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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is where I love to stay when in San Antonio, TX. It's walking distance to the river walk and numorous restaurants. The rooms are spotless and the decor is as close to original as it can be. This is a historical hotel with a quaint, tiled, patio downstairs and an upstairs sundeck to overlook the busy city. The rooms...

2Thank Janna828
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Loved the location and all the vases, furniture and other accessories. Our room was unique with its own balcony. We had a double bed, comfortable arm chairs, a desk and chair. The decor made us feel like we were visiting a 1920's mansion and the furnishings were adequate for our needs though a couple of drawers in the closet or...

1Thank KasStL
Auburndale, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This hotel is really neat. I wish that there were more rooms remodeled, because the ones that are decorated are really neat! No two rooms are the same. My colleague had a room that was smaller, less luxurious, and not quite as cool. The electrical outlets are few, particularly compared to today's more modern hotels. The price is definitely right...

1Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 29 April 2016

If you love the "by-gone days" experience, this hotel is for you. The suites my family were assigned reflected the luxury of past days and we loved it. The employees were extremely polite and helpful, especially since we arrived very late at night. All of downtown San Antonio was within walking distance. Our entire stay would have been excellent if...

1Thank Tawanna R
Granby, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Should have realized we were in for an adventure when the cabbie told us in all his years he has NEVER drove anyone to The Fairmont. I must state that the STAFF was VERY friendly and try to appease us every way they could including refunding our money for the second night of our stay there. The hotel has lots...

Thank djdarlene
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed a few days at this "charming" hotel. The staff was a 10/10, very polite, professional and accommodating! The owner is a 0/100. The property is in terrible shape. Black mold in bathroom, wall paper peeling off the walls. The furniture is literally falling apart. The theme of the hotel revolves around a sweet dog that died 10+ years...

2Thank tailgate22016
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The Fairmount Hotel was an absolutely wonderful choice for a "girls' getaway" weekend in San Antonio!!! It was charming, the service was outstanding, and the location was fantastic. We would all return to the hotel in a heartbeat. We stayed in a 2 queen-bed suite (there were 3 of us), and the room was both huge and gorgeous! Recently remodeled,...

1Thank JMB1209
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

What a GREAT getaway. The Fairmount feels like the elegance from the past. Our Junior Suite #311 was and archatectual marvel. The high ceilings, the beautiful woodwork , the front balcony that gave views of beautiful construction from the 1968 worlds fair. It was really a hoot to hear the riverboat captains or the tour bus operators talking about your...

1Thank Chip S
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stay. In walking distance to the Alamodome. Nice safe walk. Love the hotel room...close to river walk. Staff the best...Johnny went out of his way to make our stay great. Looking forward to staying there again.

1Thank CoCo1999
Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The hotel is cute and has a lot of history, neat decor,and fairly clean. There are no amenities, no Parking only valet for a fee, no pool or hot tub, no in room frig, no ice unless you have the front desk bring it up, no room service not even a restaurant or bar in the hotel. most things in...

1Thank hbrutt

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate, European-style hotel built in 1906 and located on San Antonio's River Walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmount

Address: 401 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3201
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range: $153 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmount 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
The Fairmount Hotel San Antonio
Fairmount San Antonio
Fairmount Hotel San Antonio
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#20 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
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“some rooms have exit to veranda, look for them”
 of 5 bubbles Jolka27, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a junior suite, so we had a place to sit every night and not just on the beds”
 of 5 bubbles StellaRamona, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Call the hotel directly to reserve and talk to the person about any needs you have.”
 of 5 bubbles KasStL, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the owner's suite.”
 of 5 bubbles tailgate22016, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pick another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles hbrutt, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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