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Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

I met Deborah Omowale, Eva's Escape's owner and wonderful hostess, at an event for San Antonio's new mayor, Ivy Taylor. She quickly convinced me that staying at Eva's Escape would be a wonderful departure from what are often impersonal hotel stays. So I took her...More

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Response from ChrisOgba, Owner at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia InnResponded 7 September 2014

Thank you so much for your kind words and very descriptive review. Yes, it's true, I am very passionate about Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn. Just the opportunity to make peoples days comfortable and memorable is an highlight in my inn-keeping experience. It was...More

Reviewed 5 August 2014

We live in Dallas and stayed at Eva’s for a weekend away. It was a fabulous experience. Its much nicer and more comfortable than a hotel. Great location, comfortable bed, delicious breakfast. Also there were several great restaurants within walking distance! Deborah made is feel...More

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Response from ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia InnResponded 7 August 2014

We are literally blushing at this review. On behalf of Deborah and the entire staff here at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn we are so honored that you chose our quaint little mansion to spend your weekend away. Whenever you return we'd love to...More

Reviewed 3 August 2014

My wife and I just had a long weekend stay at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn. We will definitely be back! Deborah and her entire staff were the perfect hosts. ROOM: We stayed in the Bluebonnet room, which is on the second floor. It...More

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Response from ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia InnResponded 7 August 2014

What a charming review, we are very happy to have hosted yourself and your very inventive wife. We supply ear plugs because our home is old and historic and sometimes "talks back" to our guests as they move up and down stairs or open and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2014

We spent one night in this charming house built in the the beginning of the 20th century. Very warm welcome from Deborah who cares about everything. You feel like home in this beautiful house, the rooms are nicely decorated with furniture from the time the...More

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Response from ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia InnResponded 7 August 2014

We dream of reviews like this one. You are extremely honest and we appreciate your staying with us Deborah is the best kind of perfectionist, very caring of customer service and observant of guests needs. Thank you, from the bottom of our rickety old, historic...More

Reviewed 14 July 2014

I chose Eva's Escape as a romantic birthday getaway for my husband, and it was well worth it! The house was beautiful and clean! We stayed in the Lavender Room which has claw foot tub in the bedroom. It was relaxing, romantic, and restoring! Deborah...More

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Response from ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia InnResponded 17 July 2014

What a refreshing review. Thank you for your kind words, we are extremely appreciative that you noticed the intricacies of our service. Deborah really is an amazing innkeeper whose focus on customer comfort makes for an impeccable stay. We'll be looking forward to you, or...More

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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. but you can email Deborah directly from her website. She is very helpful, and will gladly answer your question and offer any assistance she can.
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Response from Deborah O | Property representative |
San Antonio has over 15 miles of Riverwalk. We are 2.5 blocks to the Riverwalk and a 10 minute walk to the busiest portion of the Riverwalk. We are a 15 minute walk to the Alamo.
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