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Buna, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for girls weekend. . Excellent service. Everybody was very friendly ,and accomandating. Close to River Walk, lots of great shops, and bars. This was my second time to stay here and I love this hotel.

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Sounds like you all had a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing and we look forward to your return visit. Happy Holidays!

Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

But if we ever return to San Antonio in the winter, we'll find a more "modern" hotel. We've been here many times in the past, but in a cold and rainy week in December we have been miserable. Rooms and public spaces are cold and drafty. Cannot get room temp above 68 ... heat doesn't click on 'til 45-degrees. That...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is personal and historic, which is always a bonus for a business traveller. The location is just perfect, right at the Alamo, and great for horse carriage watching. On the downside, the hotel is a bit worn out. Renovating a hotel and preserving the charm isn't easy, but I'd suggest the hotel owners to give it a try!

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very close to completing the updates on all the guest rooms, the main lobby is next. We hope you will return next year to see the finished product. And, yes, it is a project that takes a lot of time and being a historical property we have to keep in line with regulations...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were guests at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio. It has been recently remodeled and exudes the charm of an older era with the convenience of modern times. The staff take good care of you, and it is centrally located for many activities. We flew there and had a wonderful time without a car - San...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire staff, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to review our Historic 1859 Menger Hotel. I appreciate all your kind words, we want to wish you a wonderful holiday season and look forward to your return.

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was unable to get the room temperature above 66 degrees, so this made it very uncomfortable in the room. Location was great. Food quality in restaurant was average which was disappointing considering the price. .

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate your rating and I will look into the issues you experienced with your stay; please know that I will be sharing your review with our food and beverage manager. Thank you once again and we wish you a wonderful holiday season.

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel and stuff. Made our vacation perfect. Very polite people made us feel very welcome. Weather wad also good, just like Finnish midsummer. Thanksgiving buffet was very good and food in hotel restaurant was very good.

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Your review is a wonderful compliment to our hotel and staff and I will be sharing your comments with everyone. I'm glad you enjoyed your Thanksgiving Buffet and we hope you return next year. The weather in San Antonio is very nice and warm. Once December comes around then it starts to get cooler. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday...

Waipahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Menger Hotel is a fantastic Hotel to stay in. The cost is quite reasonable and there are two beds in the Suite of two bedrooms with a shared bathroom. One could spend the better part of a day looking at the historic pictures and beautiful antiques throughout the Hotel. The staff is exceptional. The Hotel is immaculate. The Hotel...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire staff of the Historic Menger Hotel we thank you very much for your high marks and recommendations! Come back soon and enjoy the holidays.

Port O'Connor, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I have stayed here a few times and always enjoy the atmosphere and the incredible staff. This hotel is one of our favorites and we travel a lot. The Menger Bar is Awesome! We will continue to stay there when we go to San Antonio even though this time there was no heat in our room for...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for letting me know about the heat. I want you to know that we are checking the entire system and correcting the issue. The entire Menger Bar staff say "Thank You and come back soon, we will have your drinks ready"....they very much appreciate the comment. Have a wonderful holiday season.

Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited along with another couple last weekend and we had a great time! The staff was super-friendly from the front desk to the folks cleaning the rooms. The hotel itself is beautifully maintained and has the right amount of modernism yet is period to date on the surface. Their restaurant The Colonial is wonderful and worth...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon and thank you for taking the time to write to me. Your review was great and very much appreciated. We look forward to your next stay with us so you can use your tickets. Have a wonderful holiday.

Graham, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not just a place to stay, I is a wonderful environment where you feel at home and you are reminded bal the ENTIRE staff how glad they are your there. If you are given the chance its one for your bucket list.

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the warm and wonderful comments. We look forward to your return to see our new look coming very soon so put us back on your list! Don't worry, all the history will still be here, just putting up new fixtures, wall paper, paint and furniture. Have a great and wonderful holiday.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic 1859 hotel next to Alamo, 1 block from Riverwalk. Originally built in 1859, The Menger Hotel is located in central San Antonio, one block from the famed Riverwalk, the Children's Museum, and the Buckhorn Museum. Nearby points of interest also include the Rivercenter Mall, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and San Antonio Central Library. The hotel's Colonial Room Restaurant serves American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. The historic Menger Bar, a replica of London's House of Lords Pub, features cherry paneling and booth seating. Room service is also available.The Menger Hotel's tropical courtyard garden looks out onto an outdoor heated pool. On-site recreational amenities also include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility with cardiovascular equipment. The full-service Alamo Plaza Spa offers spa treatments including massages, scrubs, facials, and a Finnish sauna. More than 11,618 square feet of flexible function space accommodates up to 750 guests and includes the Plaza Ballroom, 9 meeting and conference rooms, poolside rooms, and a terrace that overlooks the Menger Court. Valet parking is available (surcharge). Complimentary wireless Internet access is offered in all public areas. The Menger Hotel is a smoke-free property.Built in 1859, the five-story Menger Hotel is next to the Alamo and just one block from the Children's Museum and the shops at the Riverwalk; the arts community of La Villita is four blocks away. The hotel features the Colonial Room Restaurant and the historic Menger Bar, a replica of London’s House of Lord’s Pub. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a spa offering European-style treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Menger Hotel

Address: 204 Alamo Plz, San Antonio, TX 78205-2687
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range: RM579 - RM1,041 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Menger Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 316
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Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#74 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#84 Family Hotel in San Antonio
#104 Business Hotel in San Antonio
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“Don't book in the winter”
 of 5 bubbles emgTX, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I believe any room one spends in The Menger Hotel has Historic significance. ”
 of 5 bubbles Dayle75, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are small but that is not unusual for older classic hotels. We love it.”
 of 5 bubbles O4316QLpaulm, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in both the double queen and king rooms and both are beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles LizzyinLondon, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony room.”
 of 5 bubbles jackiearena, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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