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San Juan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel from the moment we arrived! Quick valet service and the front desk staff was friendly and got us in and out efficiently!!! The room was clean and very spacious. We had breakfast downstairs and it was delicious. This hotel just had great service and we had a fabulous time because of it!!!

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

Hello Cynthia Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback of your recent stay. I'm pleased to read the valet was quick and efficient. I will share your comments with our entire team and we look forward to your return visit. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A remarkable place with in easy walking distance to everything downtown and riverwalk. Comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Beautiful roof top pool and ftness center. Access is right on the river out the back

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

Good Morning Becky L, We sincerely appreciate your review of Hotel Contessa. I'm so pleased to read you enjoyed your suite and the hotel amenities. We often receive great feedback on our easy & accessible Riverwalk location. We hope you will come back again when you visit San Antonio. Thank you, Troy Mathews General Manager

Liberty Hill Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a volleyball tournament and really liked the location and the hotel itself. Rooms were nice and the breakfast downstairs was really good. It's a little pricey for valet car service but most of the hotels downtown are. We would stay here again.

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

Hello Jason Tuggle, Thank you very much for the review of Hotel Contessa! We appreciate your comments on your recent stay and look forward to having you back again. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Tustin, California
Reviewed 6 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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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning temhomeforrent, Thank you for choosing Hotel Contessa and for your kind word regarding our amenities, location and spacious suites. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed the holiday experience and lights along the Riverwalk. We take great pride in providing superior service and we hope you will come back again! Troy Mathews General Manager

Connecticut
Reviewed 6 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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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Hello jenndon, I'm so pleased to read you selected Hotel Contessa for our spacious suites and your family enjoyed the layout. Thank you for your compliments to our service and amenities. We know there are many hotels in San Antonio and we hope you will consider staying with us again. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week 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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Contessa_GM, General Manager at Hotel Contessa, responded to this review

Good Morning evesproject, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of Hotel Contessa. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed our wonderful spa & restaurant. I will pass along your compliments to our staff and Executive Chef. We hope you will be back again very soon. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

California Central Coast
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

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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: $296 - $515 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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