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    O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

    116 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2933
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    • Very good34%
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    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    Oh my goodness, I don't even know where to start. My wife and I booked this hotel as a little romantic get-away on our visit to the Riverwalk. The hotel part of the trip turned out to be a disaster from the start. Very limited...More

    3  Thank jessem536
    Response from Jeb866, Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 25 July 2017

    Unfortunately , in today's market , there are guests that create stories trying to get a way with a free room. Very Sad.

    Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

    What a view!!! Tower of Ameicas lit at night! Balcony from room gives a fantastic view! Hear the music of the Riverwalk. La Villita is steps from hotel. Parking is not easy. Very few spots. Nice breakfast. Friendly front desk help.

    Thank stormyandkathy
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    We've stayed here a few times in the past, it's always been a pleasure, not this time. The shower would not drain, not to mention that just to get into the shower you have to basically have a ladder. The room was filthy, the sheets...More

    3  Thank brendaa795
    Response from Jeb866, General Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time for writing a review. We a have a system by which we collet any guest complain while they are at the hotel in order to find a solution. Also there is a posting in every desk in...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

    If you're looking for a nice, non-chain place to stay, give this place a shot. The beds were huge and comfortable. Plus, there was specific parking for the O'Brien. Granted, you did have to pay extra for parking even if you were staying. I didn't...More

    Thank Jake S
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Staff was great. Breakfast food and are left something to be desired. The room was small. Both of these are due to the limitations of an old building. Not knocking it, just make sure you are okay with it. Location was not right on the...More

    Thank Brent R
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$91 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
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    LeAnn S
    11 June 2017|
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    Response from Llrn | Reviewed this property |
    No restaurant on site but there is a pizza place next door. I do not think there are any suites or jacuzzi tubs. The balcony rooms do not have private balconies. Nice place but probably not for romantic getaways.
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    20 March 2017|
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    Response from bedhead02 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, you said fee, I thought it said free. Parking was FREE for us. We got a permit from reception.
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    14 January 2017|
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    Response from S R | Reviewed this property |
    Truthfully, I cannot recall. I make it a practice never to use them.
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    Room Tips
    "Stay away. If you must stay here, request a room a far away from the ice maker as possible."
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    "Don't stay, but if you do and you want to sleep in after 6 am, don't stay on the first floor"
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    "the rooms are large. there are 3 floors and they are all BEAUTIFUL."
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    "Balconies overlook a parking lot. AC's vent onto the balcony area."
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