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Hotel Contessa

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We recently spent 3 nights at the Hotel Contessa. We stayed in a river view corner room on the third floor. I was a little worried that we would hear traffic noise from below, but it was actually very quiet. This hotel is located in one of the prettiest areas of the Riverwalk. The location was away from all the...

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

Hello S K, Thank you for staying at Hotel Contessa for three nights in San Antonio. We sincerely appreciate your compliments to our excellent (and quiet) location on the Riverwalk as well as our spacious suites. We hope you will be back very soon. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel but we stayed in a corner suite on the 5th floor and the road Nooch had horrible and I even a heavy sleeper. The room and the hotel itself (expensive) was nice but if you stay here get a room higher up. If you want to stay on the river walk there are better options.

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

Good Morning John M, I'm sincerely sorry you were not pleased with your stay. As with many downtown hotels, there is some ambient noise from the public and street traffic. As stated in your comments, there are many hotel options in San Antonio and we wish you safe travels. Troy Mathews General Manager

England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned after a two weeks road trip in Texas with our daughter and fiancé we stayed at the Contessa for two nights. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we were allocated "two hotel suites with a river view" the hotel position couldn't have been better . We visited all the usual tourist places, Did the river cruise and of course the...

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

Good Morning 2013Diane, Thank you for bringing your family to Hotel Contessa! We are thrilled you and your family enjoyed our great location and beautiful views. We hope you will stay with us again when you come back to San Antonio. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Mason
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hotel Contessa this week and could not have found a better place. Right on the Riverwalk within walking or water Taxi ride to everything. Everyone was so friendly and made us feel at home. From Dave and Keisha at front desk, Eddie at valet, Tom in the Restaurant, and Hector at the Bar. Our suite was wonderful...

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

Good Morning Sara K, I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Hotel Contessa on Trip Advisor. I'm also pleased to read our staff took good care of you. I will recognize our team members and share your comments with them. We look forward to having you back very soon. Troy Mathews General Manager

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel Contessa is in a great location on the River Walk. The room, rather the suite, was spacious and very clean. The elevators were fast, we never waited more than a few seconds for a ride to the ninth floor. The pool on the roof is lovely, as is the hot tub. Unfortunately, on our first day, we had no...

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

Hello JaneRitt, Thank you for recognizing our spacious suites and great location on the Riverwalk in your review. I apologize you did not receive Housekeeping service and I will discuss your comments with our team to improve our service. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

League City, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all I never ever do reviews but felt like I had to for this Hotel! I think this is the nicest people I have ever met working at a Hotel. They obviously love their job. Everyone was nice and always asked if I needed anything. I especially appreciated the Housekeeping lady for asking me if my room was...

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

Hello slow913, We are sincerely honored that our service and staff made such an impact on your vacation that you were compelled to leave a review of Hotel Contessa. Our entire team strives to make every guest feel welcomed and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I will share your review with our employees and we look forward to...

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

wow fantastic location right on the river walk very smart cool reception bar restaurant and outside dinning and drinking area all rooms are suites which too are very cool and smart and very large comfy bed and in the bedroom floor to ceiling full glass windows just fantastic . all staff very helpful day and night if you are staying...

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

Good Morning steve d, Thank you very much for your 5 star review of Hotel Contessa! I sincerely appreciate your kind words regarding our amazing staff and hotel amenities. We hope you will come back to stay with us when you visit San Antonio. Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

Suffern
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a few blocks from the convention center, and on the Riverwalk, this location is great! Our suite was comfortable and very roomy. We enjoyed a lovely suite on the 11th floor that overlooked the Riverwalk, but even 11 floors up, it was very noisy. Between local traffic and late night noise from people out and about, it felt as...

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

Hello ADoerr, Thank you for providing your feedback of our hotel. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our great location directly on the Riverwalk and a few blocks away from the convention center. As with many downtown hotels, there is ambient noise from the street and I apologize it disrupted your stay. We wish you safe travels and hope to...

Houston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a night here two weeks ago. Great location downtown on Riverwalk, had a wonderful quiet room with stylish modern decor and great bathroom which my wife loved. They have a pool on the roof which we will try out next time. Great view from there as well.The staff was very helpful, friendly and professional. Will definitely return soon, especially...

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

Good morning Karl L, Thank you for staying at Hotel Contessa while visiting San Antonio. We sincerely appreciate your kind words regarding our hotel and employees. I definitely look forward to having you and your wife back again! Sincerely, Troy Mathews General Manager

South Padre Island, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

absolutely beautiful hotel down to the littlest details. huge gorgeous rooms, very cool bar, great restaurant, small roof top pool & hot tub with a view and great pool furniture, I walk out the door and your on the Riverwalk. It is walking distance to dozens of restaurants and bars. great value - I won't stay anywhere else when I...

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

Hello Holly M, We sincerely appreciate the 5 star review of Hotel Contessa. I'm pleased to read you enjoyed our beautiful suites and hotel amenities. As with many downtown hotels, we do not have surface parking and offer valet only. However, there are many nearby public parking garages as an option. Again, thank you for your comments and we look...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Las Ramblas
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Cuisines: Spanish
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Paid 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: RM894 - RM1,598 (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
#5 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#6 Luxury Hotel in San Antonio
#13 Family Hotel in San Antonio
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