Get an overview of this hotelHip hacienda on the Riverwalk's banks

On the Riverwalk

Located on the Riverwalk, this hotel is across from the convention center and adjacent to La Villita shops and galleries; the Alamo, Rivercenter Mall, and Arnesan River Theater are within 2 blocks.

Food and drink

The Hilton Palacio del Rio is home to Durty Nelly's Irish Pub, which hosts nightly sing-alongs. A Tex-Mex restaurant, a Texan-style sports bar, and a lobby piano bar are also on site.

Balconies with views

All 485 guestrooms have private, furnished balconies overlooking the city. Rooms offer WiFi (surcharge), cable TV with premium channels, and designer bath products.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This hotel is on San Antonio's Riverwalk. Surrounded by chaise lounges, the outdoor pool on the fifth floor offer views of the Riverwalk and the city. The fitness center offers a range of exercise machines, as well as a TV and complimentary access to a washer/dryer. The Hilton Palacio del Rio also provides several choices for dining and drinks. A buffet breakfast is available (surcharge). The Rio Cruise boat makes a stop outside the hotel. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas (surcharge). There are also business center and 20 meeting rooms. Self and valet parking are available for a fee.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 485 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 22 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1968 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 20 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Video-game console 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar - Guests can dine by the river in this casual and colorful restaurant featuring Mediterranean and Tex-Mex cuisine. Open daily, it offers live entertainment on the weekend.

Durty Nelly's Irish Pub - At this lively, traditional Irish pub, nightly sing-alongs are a tradition. Open daily, Nelly's offers a selection of local and imported beers with all the peanuts guests can eat.

Tex's Sports Bar - Like Texas, this bar is big and roomy, with plenty of televisions. Open daily, it serves a wide selection of spirits and Tex-Mex appetizers.

Rincon Allegre - This lobby piano bar features ceiling fans, leather sofas, antique accents, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Riverwalk. A display of saddles is mounted as artwork. Open nightly, it serves spirits, wine, and beer.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3 and USD 60 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 29.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 42.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hilton Palacio
  • Hilton Palacio Rio
  • Hilton Palacio Rio Hotel
  • Hilton Palacio Rio Hotel San Antonio
  • Hilton Palacio Rio San Antonio
  • Hilton Rio
  • Palacio Rio
  • Rio Hilton
  • Rio Palacio
  • Hilton Hotel San Antonio
  • Hilton Palacio Del Rio Hotel San Antonio
  • Hilton San Antonio
  • Palacio Del Rio Hilton
  • San Antonio Hilton

3rd Night Free

Guests who book a minimum 3-night stay for travel in the "3rd Night Free Promo" rate plan will pay for two nights and get the third night free.

This offer is not valid with any other discount, coupon, or offer. Guests must book the rate plan to receive the offer. Other restrictions may apply.

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