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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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The O'Brien Historic Hotel Downtown Riverwalk offers quiet luxury in the heart of Downtown San Antonio. We are centrally located one block from the famous Riverwalk (which offers an array of restaurants, shops and nightlife), four blocks from the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, three blocks from the Alamo Plaza. You can take a breath-taking walk on the Riverwalk and enjoy the history and magic that San Antonio has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Quaint
Boutique
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Management very shady. Cant locate a GM at hotel so all issues get sent to remote person that doesn't bother to take calls. Call it a robo hotel. If you like personal service and accountability this isn't your spot
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Response from Jeb866, Guest Relations Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear guest : Thank you for taking the time a review. We are sorry you had problems contacting our GM At check in you were provided with a welcome letter. We provided you the information to contact our Corporate Office directly in case there was any situation the staff at the hotel was not addressing. In your room there was a posting with the same information. We fully refund our guests is there is any issue we cannot solve. Yet you never contacted our Corporate Office while at the hotel. You decided to complain on line after checking out when there was nothing we could do to make your stay better. Perhaps that was your preference rather than having a solution on real time. Thank you for staying with us
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The hotel was lovely clean quiet and reasonably priced. Good hot breakfast every morning. The best part of the hotel was the staff in particular front desk clerk name George. He gave us lots of recommendations of places to eat things to look at things to do while there we rented
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Stayed 2 nights at the O'Brien Historic Hotel in San Antonio Texas. I was very impressed with this hotel and the staff. The hotel was expectionaly clean and the staff were great. The location was great. I would stay here again
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Guess all the folks giving this place poor reviews don't have the ability to take things with a grain of salt here since it's a historic property. Yes, there will be some rooms with weird shapes. Yes, the bathroom door bumps the toilet every time. The place is old. It shows
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We stayed at the Hotel O'Brien and it was extremely nice. The remodeled historic hotel was very nicely appointed. The room was very nice, the bed comfortable and the balcony was really nice to sit on in the evening. About a block and 1/2 from the riverwalk, an easy walk, and
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The Two Queen Beds with Balcony at the O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel
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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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Is there a parking fee?
Sorry, you said fee, I thought it said free. Parking was FREE for us. We got a permit from reception.
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Do the rooms have a safe?
Truthfully, I cannot recall. I make it a practice never to use them.
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I was in the front of the hotel 2d floor and did not have a clawfoot tub.
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"A must stay place if in San Antonio Texas"
"Second floor balconey rooms have a nice open balcony."
"pay for a room on the river walk in a better hotel"
"Balconies are huge!"
"Stay away. If you must stay here, request a room a far away from the ice maker as possible."
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PRICE RANGE
US$126 - US$291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
clarion collection san antoniosan antonio clarion collectionclarion san antonio
LOCATION
United StatesTexasSan Antonio
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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