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Tustin, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a good hotel with good amenities, decent price and away from the masses who like the Holiday Inns and Marriotts. Staff was friendly, and helpful. Rooms are quite spacious. Visiting during the Christmas Holidays is great as the whole River Walk is bouncing with activity. If you want to enjoy the Riverwalk without all the people also, book...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Whenever I am traveling with kids, I like a suite. This set up was perfect, with my teen and I sharing the king bed and my son using the foldout couch. The room was quiet and clean. We loved exploring the river walk on foot the art museum was quite a hike, but it's worth seeing whether was walk or...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here January 5th 6th and 7th . Great view of the city , view of river walk and wonderful Christmas lights on the trees . The spa had fantastic gifts that smelled amazing .We ate dinner at the restaurant in the hotel and the chef accommodated a special recipes at my request.

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California Central Coast
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a Christmas road trip and decided to spend three nights in San Antonio since we had not been there in many years. We chose the Hotel Contessa because of its description, location on the River Walk, and positive TA reviewers. With one exception, we really enjoyed the hotel, its staff, and amenities. We arrived early, checked in,...

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning PalmSpringsVisitors, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Hotel Contessa on Trip Advisor. I'm so glad you decided to stay with us during the holidays and you were pleased with your overall stay. As with many downtown hotels, there can be ambient noise from the cars and tourists. Thank you for your feedback and compliments to...

Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful hotel - beautifully appointed rooms and roomy enough for a family. Can't say enough about all the staff - from the valets to the bellmen to the front desk, wait staff - they were very attentive. This is not a chain hotel - it is like being a guest in someone's home. The food is delicious. Their brussel sprouts...

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning JMF60, Thank you very much for your 5 star review of Hotel Contessa. I sincerely appreciate your compliments to our amazing staff. They work very hard to ensure every guest has an incredible stay. I will pass along your comments to every department and we look forward to having you back next year. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Hotel Contessa several times. It has an excellent location right on the River Walk. The hotel restaurant faces the river walk too and has an outdoor patio dining area which we have enjoyed sitting on, when the weather permits. Beds, rooms, staff are superb and if you sign up for their e-mail special alerts you...

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Hello traveler75071, I sincerely appreciate your continued loyalty and selection of Hotel Contessa when you are in San Antonio. I'm also pleased to read you take advantage of our exclusive e-blast offers! Again, thank you for staying with us and for your kind review. I will share with our staff and we look forward to seeing you once again. Thank...

Galveston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really good stay. The hotel is really nice, and comfortable, easy access to the Riverwalk. We had a corner room which allowed for great views. Enjoyed the Christmas lights, and we definitely hoping to be back for the holidays again.

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning CLAUDIANOLASCO, I'm pleased to read you had a really good stay and enjoyed the hotel's location directly on the Riverwalk. We look forward to having you back again for the holidays. Thank you, Troy Mathews General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I live in Austin and we've always wanted to stay on the Riverwalk. So this year we decided to stay Christmas Eve at Hotel Contessa! We were blown away at the amazing customer service we received from the moment we walked up to the front doors. From the Valets to Front Desk, all were smiling and held...

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Hello Kay B ~ Wow! What a wonderful review to read this morning! I'm am overwhelmed by your kindness and detailed review of Hotel Contessa. Our staff strives to provide superior service to all our guests and I'm so pleased you felt like royalty during your stay. It is an honor to have you and your husband stay at our...

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, along with our 9 month old, stayed at The Contessa and we couldn't be more pleased. We had a nice meal at the bar in the lobby and the hotel staff were extremely friendly. The hotel is beautiful, with a very modern and comfortable bar on the river walk level. We also were able to enjoy...

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning LeroyJ24, We sincerely appreciate your kind review of Hotel Contessa. I'm so pleased to read you and your family had plenty of space in our suites to enjoy your stay. I will absolutely pass along your comments to our all of our staff and we look forward to having you back again. Thank you! Troy Mathews General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking to get away for our 15 year anniversary. A friend suggested the Riverwalk and Hotel Contessa. This was our first visit to the area and we were very happy with both the hotel and the services. We checked in early on the 27th and were given a room on the 10th floor. The suite...

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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning Katie R, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate you choosing to stay at Hotel Contessa for your 15-year anniversary. I also appreciate your kind words regarding our staff and hotel. When your travel plans do bring you back to San Antonio, we hope you will stay with us...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: American, Spanish
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Contessa

Address: 306 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2953
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range: $317 - $554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Contessa 4*
Number of rooms: 265
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Also Known As:
Contessa Hotel San Antonio
Contessa San Antonio
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Green Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#6 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#7 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#13 Family Hotel in San Antonio
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“Corner King rooms are roomy and great for a family. Riverview is nice at Christmas and New Year - and not that noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles JMF60, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Special Texas rate, standard double city view room, river walk view is more expensive. Room location was quiet and no concerns.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler75071, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner view, the lower the floor the better.”
 of 5 bubbles CLAUDIANOLASCO, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River View”
 of 5 bubbles janishelmey, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“High floor away from atrium”
 of 5 bubbles mjmsf, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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