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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. I love the location which is right on the river walk but away from all the madness. The suites are very nice and very eclectically decorated. My kind of style for sure. The common areas are very relaxing and inviting. It's not a large roof top pool area but it sure is a nice...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I traveled to San Antonio and Hotel Contessa for a Bachelorette Party. The hotel is exceptionally beautiful and on the quiet side of the Riverwalk. It was a perfect location to walk everywhere from the Mexican Market to the bars and clubs. The concierge was was very accommodating even sending us a bottle of champagne to celebrate the bride! The...

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

Hello Lucy H, Thank you so much for providing a review on Trip Advisor and for staying with us during a Bachelorette Weekend! I'm pleased to read our concierge made your weekend extra special and you enjoyed our great location in downtown San Antonio. We hope you will stay with us again in the future. Troy Mathews General Manager

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First let me start by saying I live in downtown San Antonio, approximately 1 mile from this hotel. Convention was held here, so I stayed to be extra close. The location is a good one for being downtown, very close to fun things to do and good restaurants. Staff was incredibly friendly. Room was awesome, food for the event was...

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

Good Morning tejasfox, Thank you for staying at Hotel Contessa for your meeting at the Convention Center. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our great location in downtown and near fun things to do. I appreciate your compliments to our staff and hope you will come back for a "stay-cation." Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Fredericksburg, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Hotel Contessa for a staff overnight. Every member of the hotel staff, from the valets, the front desk and the concierge were totally helpful & gracious. The rooms were wonderful! Our suite was decorated beautifully and the bed was comfortable. We're hoping we get to return next year! Also, the location is awesome! Thanks for the great...

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

Good Morning Kathy F, I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I'm also pleased to read you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Contessa. I will share your comments with our entire team and I'd like to personally welcome you back. Please email me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com prior to your return trip to San Antonio....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally located and a nice view of the river wall. Front desk check-in lady knew all the great places and shared some local favorites. Suites are nice with plenty of space. A 7 minute walk to the Alamo.

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

Hello Eric B, Thank you for your compliments to the hotel and our great location on the Riverwalk. We look forward to having you back again. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two thumbs up!!! Looking for the perfect place to create that special moment? Hotel Contessa is by far the only choice!! My wife and I booked a room to celebrate our first Valentine's Day as a married couple. Upon arrival we were overcome with the beauty found simply in the lobby, I couldn't wait to see the suite! The staff...

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

Good Morning tresh72, Thank you for the two thumbs up review of Hotel Contessa! I'm thrilled you and your wife celebrated your first Valentine's Day as a married couple at your hotel. I will share your compliments to our entire team and I'd like to personally invite you back. Please email me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com prior to coming back. We look...

Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

It you are ever in San Antonio and want to be on the River Walk this is an wonderful hotel to stay. The staff is very friendly - everyone speaks to you and have a "can do" attitude. The facilities are excellent. I did use the workout facility multiple days, and was impressed with the equipment. You are on the...

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

Hello Kevin B, Thank you very much for the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa and for acknowledging our staff's "can do" attitude. We sincerely strive to provide exceptional service for our all our guests and I'm pleased to read you enjoyed your stay. Thank you again for the high recommendation and we look forward to seeing you again very...

Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last weekend we stayed four nights at the Hotel Contessa for a weekend away to relax. It could not have been a better visit! The hotel is a PERFECT location on the Riverwalk. We did not rent a car and were able to walk to meals at MANY restaurants both on the river and off. Shopping, nightlife, and attractions are...

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

Good Morning Christy B, Thank you for your overwhelming positive review of Hotel Contessa. It is an honor to have you stay at our hotel. I'm so pleased you enjoyed our convenient location on the Riverwalk & in downtown San Antonio and I'm sincerely grateful for your compliments to our staff. I'd like to personally welcome you back, please contact...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visit San Antonio several times each year and have stayed up and down the River Walk . We especially enjoyed our recent stay at the all suite, Hotel Contessa It is located near all the action of the bars and restaurants but on a quieter less chaotic section of the River Walk. There is a convenient...

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

Good Morning javaprincess, Thank you very much for the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa! I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our beautiful all-suite hotel on the quieter section of the River Walk. I will share your review with our staff and I'd like to personally welcome you back. Please contact me at tmathews@thehotelcontessa.com prior to your return visit. Sincerely,...

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to town every year for a conference and have stayed at the Contessa for the last 4 years. Every year everything has been topnotch. Check in is easy, the bell staff is amazingly nice, the rooms clean and very comfortable. Check out is a breeze also. There was a slight problem with my bill and the front desk...

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

Hello trumking, Thank you for taking the time to share you experience at Hotel Contessa on Trip Advisor. I sincerely appreciate you recognizing our employees in your review and we look forward to having you back again very soon. Troy Mathews General Manager

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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: Spanish
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  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $271 - $587 (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 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#4 Green 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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“I stayed on the 12th floor. Very quiet, and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinbM1667EZ, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a river view!!”
 of 5 bubbles christyb913, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother paying more for a view of the River Walk: You can just go to the downstairs lobby & patio to sit and watch it from there.”
 of 5 bubbles jaredor, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are very comfortable and pleasing”
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“River Walk view, very pretty”
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