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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 high-speed Internet access, 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. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Self and valet parking are available for a fee.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • DVD player  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 USD per day )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Video-game console 
  • 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per day (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.

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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