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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury 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.

Hotel Contessa - Luxury Suites on the Riverwalk

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, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. 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, 12 meeting rooms, technology support staff, and a 24-hour business center that is staffed on weekdays. The 2 computers with a printer 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 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Computer station 
  • Total number of rooms - 265 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Conference center 
  • Year Built 2005 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 7.58 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 7.58 per night )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Las Ramblas - Local cuisine served at the our Riverwalk location. 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 on the Riverwalk level, with a variety of beer and wine. Open for lunch and dinner.

Poolside bar - Open Friday and Saturday afternoons during summer.

Room service is available during limited hours.

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 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 

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 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Up to 40 lb
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 7.58 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet 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.

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 8 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 7.58 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 7.58 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 40.00
  • Late check-out fee: USD 60.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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  • Contessa Riverwalk Luxury Suites
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  • Hotel Contessa Luxury Suites Riverwalk San Antonio
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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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