Book your room at Hotel Contessa - Riverwalk Luxury Suites

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Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Luxury Suite, 2 Double Beds, City View

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children)

Luxury Suite, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, City View

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children)

Luxury Suite, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children)

Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, River View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Accessible, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

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Luxury suites on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Expedia Insiders' Select Winner 2014

Alamo and arts

This 14-story, Mediterranean-inspired hotel is on the Riverwalk, two blocks from the convention center, La Villita Historic Arts Village, and the Rivercenter Mall, and five blocks from the Alamo.

Rooftop spa, pool

Guests admire panoramic views of the city from the hotel's rooftop spa facility, home to the 1,700-square-foot Woodhouse Day Spa, the adjacent well-equipped fitness center, and the heated outdoor pool.

River or city views

Spacious, richly appointed suites at Hotel Contessa have separate parlors with sofa beds. Other features include floor-to-ceiling windows facing the city or river, flat-screen TVs, and wireless Internet access.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This riverfront hotel is 1 block from the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, 2 blocks from La Villita Historic Arts Village, and 5 blocks from the Alamo.

This contemporary all-suite hotel captures both historic and cultural essence of San Antonio with its warmth, created by its elegant, Mediterranean design. Guests enter an upper lobby presided over by a large portrait of a regal Contessa. From there, the 4-story atrium offers unobstructed views of the expansive Mediterranean-style lower lobby and lounge area and, beyond that, the Riverwalk.

The 14-story Hotel Contessa - Riverwalk Luxury Suites offers a rooftop terrace and spa facility that provides panoramic views of the city, plus an adjacent 24-hour fitness center and a heated outdoor pool. Las Ramblas, the hotel's restaurant, showcases Barcelona cuisine - including tapas, rotisserie specials, and paella - prepared in an open kitchen. Dining is available indoors or out on the sun-splashed patio facing the quiet side of the Riverwalk. Guests enjoy a buffet breakfast daily (surcharge).

The hotel includes luggage storage, 10 meeting rooms, technology support staff, and a 24-hour business center that is staffed on weekdays. 2 computers with a printer and complimentary wired and wireless Internet access are available 24-hours-a-day. Staff can provide tour assistance. The hotel offers 24-hour valet parking (surcharge). Self parking is available approximately 100 feet across the street, and at many nearby lots and garages (surcharge). Small pets are welcome (surcharge).

Accessible features of the property include wheelchair accessible entryways with double front doors that open easily. The reception desk, concierge station, and business center all feature counter space designed to accommodate guests in wheelchairs. The spa, gym, and all meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible, and an elevator offers access to guestrooms, the restaurant, and the river walk.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Health club
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Express check-in
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 14
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Computer station
  • Total number of rooms - 265
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
  • Poolside bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Full-service spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Children's club
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Picnic area
  • Conference center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Year Built 2005
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Television in lobby
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Sofa bed


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Video-game console
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Climate control
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free local calls
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Sofa bed
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Cable TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • LCD TV
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Where to Eat

Las Ramblas - Spanish cuisine with a focus on the flavors of Barcelona. Open, exhibition-style kitchen. Tapas, paella, asado (rotisserie meats) among menu highlights. Barcelona-inspired décor, including stone walls, sculpted metal gates, and gold curtains. Colorful glass flowers created by local artist line the walls. Riverwalk patio with tables, most shaded by polka-dotted umbrellas. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Cork Bar - Located in the atrium and overlooking the Riverwalk. Extensive wine list, cocktails, beer, and light fare. Specialties include melon mojitos, red and white sangria, yellow rose martinis, and Thai basil margaritas. Open for lunch and dinner.

Poolside bar - Open Friday and Saturday afternoons during summer.

Room service is available during limited hours.

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Nearby Things to Do

The rooftop outdoor pool is surrounded by a sundeck with lounge chairs and umbrellas. A 24-hour fitness room on the 12th floor contains flat-screen TVs, free weights, a stationary and a recumbent bicycle, two treadmills, and two elliptical cross trainers. In-room massage is available by appointment (surcharge).

Golf courses are within five miles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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Spa Services

Situated on the hotel's rooftop, the 1,700-square-foot Woodhouse Day Spa includes 4 treatment rooms and a boutique. Guests enjoy various types of massage, body wraps, aromatherapy and facial and body treatments. Spa guests can enjoy full-day access to both the fitness facility and the heated pool on the day of their treatment. Guests can order from a spa menu either poolside or at the acclaimed Las Ramblas restaurant.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Body wraps
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille or raised signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 3.25 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Newspaper
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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