Hotel Contessa

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Overview of Hotel Contessa

Hotel Contessa

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
306 W Market Street, San Antonio, TX, 78205

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRiver Walk2 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlamo6 min walk
  • AirportSan Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.)11 min drive
  • Popular LocationNorth Star Mall12 min drive

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About this area

San Antonio

Hotel Contessa is located in Downtown San Antonio, a neighborhood in San Antonio, and is in the city center and on the riverwalk. Alamo and San Antonio Majestic Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include River Walk and Pearl District. Check out an event or a game at Alamodome, and consider making time for San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • River Walk - 2 min walk
  • Aztec on the River (Aztec Theater) - 3 min walk
  • La Villita - 3 min walk
  • Alamo - 6 min walk
  • North Star Mall - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • San Antonio Station - 18 min walk
  • San Antonio International Airport (SAT) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ambler Texas Kitchen — 1 min walk
  • The Cork Bar — 1 min walk
  • Sushi Zushi — 3 min walk
  • Barriba Cantina — 3 min walk
  • Biga on the Banks — 3 min walk

About this property

Hotel Contessa

4-star business-friendly hotel near Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
A short walk from River Walk and Alamo, Hotel Contessa provides a rooftop terrace, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar. This hotel offers a romantic atmosphere with amenities such as couples spa treatments and al fresco dining. Indulge in a hot stone massage, a body scrub, and reflexology at The Spa at Hotel Contessa, the onsite spa. Ambler Texas Kitchen, the onsite American cuisine restaurant, features brunch and happy hour. Guests can also expect to find a 24-hour gym and a 24-hour business center.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and an elevator
  • A porter/bellhop, a 24-hour front desk, and concierge services
  • Express check-in, tour/ticket assistance, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews say great things about the family-friendly amenities
Room features
All 265 rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes, in addition to thoughtful touches like air conditioning and separate sitting areas. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Recycling and LED light bulbs
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and shower/tub combinations
  • 37-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Separate sitting areas, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Travel in the New Normal (US Travel - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 42.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:30 AM on weekends: USD 8-16 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (10000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open select days

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 40.00
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 60.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 4 2022 to February 6 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
Dogs welcome
2 per room (up to 40 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Service fee: USD 1.25 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 7.58 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • Concierge service
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 42.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: USD 40.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 60.00 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Children under 21 years old are not allowed in the pool from 8-10 PM.

We should mention

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
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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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 2155 out of 3237 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 642 out of 3237 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 237 out of 3237 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 121 out of 3237 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 82 out of 3237 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome stay! Service was great
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful restaurant, bar, lounge, outdoor area, outdoor area
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I liked that hotel was next to river walk. Staff and amenities were great. Would definitely book a stay again in the future.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Its a good spot to be on the river walk
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I love the happy hour with music and the location. Only problem is the late check in
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022