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Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, City View - Children under 8 eat free!
Luxury Suite, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, City View - Children under 8 eat free!
Luxury Suite, 2 Double Beds, City View - Children under 8 eat free!
Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, River View - Limited Time Offer
Luxury suites on the San Antonio Riverwalk
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.
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.
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Spa tub
- Concierge desk
- Health club
- Exhibit space
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Banquet facilities
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Express check-in
- Number of floors - 14
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Total number of rooms - 265
- Rooftop terrace
- Poolside bar
- Luggage storage
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 929
- Smoke-free property
- Breakfast available (surcharge) full
- Coffee shop or café
- Full-service health spa
- Technology support staff
- Designated smoking areas
- Grocery/convenience store
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Dial-up Internet access - complimentary
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Children's club
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Parking nearby
- Parking nearby (surcharge)
- Picnic area
- Room service (24 hours)
- Year Built 2005
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 10000
- Conference center
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 10
- Smoke-free property (fines apply)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Swimming pool - children's
- Television in lobby
- Tour assistance
- Translation services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet
Valet parking (surcharge), Parking nearby, Parking nearby (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Separate sitting area
- Climate control
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Multi-line phone
- Free local calls
- Voice mail
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- In-room massage available
- Pillowtop mattress
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Iron/ironing board
- Clock radio
- Electronic check-out
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Sofa bed
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- LCD TV
Las Ramblas - Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on the flavors of Barcelona. Open, exhibition-style kitchen. Tapas, paella, asado (rotisserie meats) among menu highlights. Barcelona-inspired decor, including stone walls, sculpted metal gates, gold curtains. Colorful glass flowers, created by local artist, on wall. Riverwalk patio with tables, most shaded by polka-dotted umbrellas. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Cork Bar - Located in the atrium, overlooking Riverwalk. Extensive wine list, cocktails, beer, and light fare. Specialties include: melon mojitos, red and white sangria, yellow rose martinis, and Thai basil margaritas.
Cafe Contessa - Coffee shop offering breakfast daily.
Poolside bar - Open Friday and Saturday afternoons during summer.
Room service - Available during limited hours.
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.
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - miniature nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Swimming on site
Situated on the hotel's rooftop, the 1,700-square-foot Woodhouse Day Spa includes 4 treatment rooms and a boutique. Guests enjoy massages, 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.
- Number of treatment rooms 4
- Couples treatment rooms
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa boutique
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
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
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40
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.
Resort fee charged at hotel/condo
- Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
- Resort fee: USD 3.24 per accommodation, per night (effective 1 August 2012)
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.The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Pool access
- Fitness center access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access (may be limited)
- Phone calls (may be limited)
- In-room coffee
- Additional inclusions
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Valet parking fee: USD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night
- Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
- Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per night
- In-room microwave fee: USD 25.00 per night
- Additional Details
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.