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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed in room 205. I had made reservations well in advance and reserved a queen room. It was a decent sized queen room for an older hotel. The bathroom has a neat old claw foot tub, WITH rust inside and out....More

2  Thank Larry M
Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is an older, historical boutique hotel that is very nicely restored and is pristine condition. The beds are very comfortable with pillow-top mattresses. Rooms are clean and comfortable. You get a continental breakfast that can be quite filling. The best thing, however, is the...More

1  Thank Frank C
Reviewed October 14, 2014

The location is excellent . . .trolley stop right outside, able to visit all the sites without a car! Minutes to all sites. This is an old, historic building renovated into a boutique hotel. It is absolutely charming! the rooms are large and well appointed...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2014

At first glance I was sure that we had made a mistake. The approach to this hotel is far from inviting. There is no place to pull up by the front door, you have to park in the (very small) parking lot that is across...More

Thank Waxwing54
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our stay at the O’Brien Hotel was wonderful. This hotel has the luxury and personal attention defined in its description of a historic, boutique hotel. From the moment we stepped into the front lobby, we were treated as true guests and not just customers by...More

Thank Sandy W
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$122 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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LeAnn S
June 11, 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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203margareth
March 19, 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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Llrn
January 13, 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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"Balconies are huge!"
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"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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