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|Distance to city centre||0.7 km|
|Nearest airport||San Antonio|
|Distance to airport||12.0 km|
|"Love love love the location!!."||(in 238 reviews)|
|"Excellent staff and great location"||(in 179 reviews)|
|"Historic and awesome, great bar"||(in 44 reviews)|
|"Took forever for hot water."||(in 18 reviews)|
|"Poor valet service."||(in 5 reviews)|
|"Room too small."||(in 10 reviews)|
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|alamo and riverwalk||in 128 reviews|
|great bar||in 72 reviews|
|great location||in 470 reviews|
|historic hotel||in 502 reviews|
|historic section||in 19 reviews|
|historical aspect||in 10 reviews|
|hot water||in 58 reviews|
|interesting history||in 163 reviews|
|room was small||in 46 reviews|
|san antonio||in 95 reviews|
|staff was very friendly||in 318 reviews|
|valet parking||in 29 reviews|
|walking distance||in 50 reviews|
This hotel was absolutely beautiful and the history is just amazing. The location was perfect, we only used our car once! Everything is within walking distance and it’s right by the Alamo!
the hotel was at the center of everything we were wanting to see in our trip.
The jacuzzi didn’t warm up.
Sunday brunch was fantastic, staff throughout were very friendly.
I loved the charm of the hotel and bar. The history of the hotel was interesting to us. The location was important. Lovely.
Super clean and great location. Also history.
Hard to get into vehicle wise.
The Menger Hotel reigns as one of the oldest hotels in all of Texas. Just steps away from the Alamo, the hotel is infused with the spirit and rich history of San Antonio.
The hotel boasts 316 guestrooms and suites, with a variety of floor plans to meet the needs of guests. Historic charm is felt in each room, while the contemporary amenities ensure guest comfort. Rooms offer flat screen televisions, Wi-Fi, coffee makers and additional little touches that travelers expect.
With customizable space, the Menger Hotel can host any number of board meetings, conferences or personal celebrations. The elegant event space provides a lovely backdrop to weddings or anniversary parties.
The on-site Colonial Room Restaurant and Menger Bar are stately spaces that offer menu items with a hint of vintage inspiration. A large number of restaurants and bars are in and around San Antonio, with the Riverwalk being a short one-block walk away from the front steps of the hotel. The San Antonio Convention Center, Tower of the Americas and Hemisfair Park are just another block further.
San Antonio is a year-round destination that offers concerts, rodeos and festivals that offer a number of great experiences. Guests to the city will always find that there is something fun and exciting happening in the city.
The Menger Hotel is a great choice in destination for business travels and leisure explorers alike. The historic charms of the hotel allow guests to step back in time to experience a little bit of Texas history.
based on 3,235 reviews
Things to know
- Wonderful sightseeing
- Stylish hotel
- Friendly atmosphere
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at Menger Hotel
How can I get from San Antonio International Airport to the Menger Hotel?
The quickest way to get from the airport to your accommodation is by car, which will take about 15min. Taxis are easily available outside of the airport’s Terminal A, and the one-way fare to the hotel will be around $27. If you prefer taking public transport, get on board bus line number 5 heading in the direction of Downtown Only, and get off at the St Mary’s Between Travis & Houston bus stop, which will be about 40min later. From there, get on board bus line 301 heading towards St Paul Square and get off 4 stops later at the Alamo Plaza in Front of 215 1/2 bus stop. The hotel will then be a 2min walk away, and the full trip will take around 50min.
What sort of entertainment does the Menger Hotel organize?
If you are looking for a fun evening while staying at the hotel, make sure you join the Sisters Grimm Ghost Tour for a spooky time. The evening starts at 7:00 pm with some ghost stories that you can listen to while enjoying a 3-course meal at The Colonial Room Restaurant, followed by a 30m tour inside the hotel, and a 90m Ghost Tour of Old San Antonio. This experience is available every Friday and Saturday night, goes for a total of 3h, with prices being $69 per adult and $45 per child.
What are my options for breakfast when staying at the Menger Hotel?
Guests wishing to have breakfast at the hotel can head to The Colonial Room Restaurant, which serves a breakfast buffet every day from 6:30 am, for the price of $17.95 per adult, and $9.95 per child aged 6 to 11 years old. If you happen to be staying there on the weekend, you can opt instead of the Sunday brunch which is also served at The Colonial Room Restaurant. Brunch is available from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm with live Spanish guitar music from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, for a cost of $30 per adult and $24 per child aged 6 to 11 years old.
What is the pet policy of the Menger Hotel?
Pets are welcome at the hotel, with a maximum of one pet allowed per room, and a weight limit of a maximum of 40 lb. If you are thinking of bringing your four-legged friend with you on vacation, you will be paying a $125 pet fee for the duration of the stay, tax excluded. Please note that pets must be attended to at all times when they are inside the guestroom.
What are the parking fees at the Menger Hotel?
If you are looking at driving to the hotel, the only form of parking available is valet parking. The parking fee is $28 per night, tax excluded, and you do get in and out privileges. If you prefer parking the car yourself, you will find a few parking garages in the vicinity of the hotel. (Prices checked 15/07/19).
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Most popular landmarks
- The Alamo 145 m
- Majestic Theatre 0.4 km
- La Villita Historic Arts Village 0.5 km
- San Antonio River Walk 0.5 km
- Tower of the Americas 0.7 km
- Cathedral of San Fernando 0.7 km
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