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Historic 1859 hotel next to Alamo, 1 block from Riverwalk
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Near Riverwalk and Alamo
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.
All guestrooms offer high ceilings, tiled bathrooms, cable TV with pay movies, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms feature pool, Alamo, garden, or city views.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Menger Hotel
At your hotel
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.
- Outdoor pool
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Spa tub
- Spa services on site
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Conference space
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 316
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 5
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1859
- Business center
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Designated smoking areas
- Free Wi-Fi
- Room service (limited hours)
- Conference space size (meters) - 1079
- Breakfast available (surcharge) full
- Wedding services
- Number of meeting rooms - 9
- Conference space size (feet) - 11618
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Video-game console
- Climate control
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Cable TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
Eat and drink
Colonial Room Restaurant - This stately neoclassical restaurant has large arched windows overlooking a lush tropical garden. The restaurant serves American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and its signature mango ice cream has been on the menu for a century. The Colonial Room serves a lunch buffet Monday through Friday and Sunday brunch.
The Menger Bar - Teddy Roosevelt reportedly recruited some of his Rough Riders from this pub-style bar built in 1887. A replica of London's House of Lords Pub, it has a gleaming cherry paneled ceiling and walls, booth seating, and glass cabinets. The bar offers a selection of fine cigars.
The Menger Hotel provides 24-hour room service.
The Alamo Plaza Spa offers European-style treatments including massages, scrubs, and facials, steam baths, and a Finnish sauna.
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Steam room in spa
- Detoxification wrap
- Couples treatment rooms
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Thalassotherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Facial treatments
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible parking
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
The fine print for The Menger Hotel
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 70
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
- Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100.00 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
We should mention
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.