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Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn

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Steele, Alabama
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We stayed at this wonderful B&B during the Fiesta holidays and we loved everything about it.I researched at lot of other places to stay and decided on Eva's because everything I was looking for was here.My expectations were surpassed. Very rare that ever happens.Deborah and the staff were warm and friendly, so we felt right at home. The breakfast every...

2Thank msbugzee
ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Wow! What a fantastic review. We are a so grateful that you chose Eva's Escape for your visit during Fiesta! We pride ourselves in making sure we provide the best B&B in the San Antonio area and Deborah's simply elegant style of service is our key to success. You feeling "right at home" means we are doing our jobs. I...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 6 May 2014

My wife and I enjoyed our stay in the Desert Bloom room (third floor suite with two beds and large living area). The room was very comfortable and had both Direct TV and Netflix which was a nice surprise. The staff is very friendly and helpful from welcome to departure. The breakfast was wonderful and unique. The only negatives (and...

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ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a positive and honest review. Here at Eva's Escape, under the guidance and direction of Deborah, we strive to bring our Simply Elegant motto to life - with a twist of technology. Making the decision to invest in Netflix, Apple TV and Direct TV as well as high speed wireless internet for our guests was...

Marquette, Michigan
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Over the years, we've developed a preference for B&Bs and have stayed at quite a few. Eva's Escape tops the list for hospitality. From check-in to check-out, the staff was very friendly and informative. The Inn is just beautiful, historic without being stuffy, and very well kept. Our breakfasts both mornings were scrumptious and out of the ordinary (red velvet...

Thank sunshineallthetime
ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

It gets hot in San Antonio, but it seems like you knew exactly what to do, have a cold drink on the upstairs porch. Thank you for posting this amazing review. We really appreciate your honesty. Here at Eva's Escape we love seeing our guests get comfortable. Our motto is Simply Elegant, but it can easily be Simply Cozy, Simply...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 30 April 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights at Eva's Escape in mid-April. The location is helpful in that it is in a historic (King William) district only one block from South Alamo Street. This makes it about 1 mile and easy walking to my favourite attraction, The Alamo. There is also a small cafe just across the street, The Mad...

2Thank BeBe_Bon
ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you for your review. Here at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn we pride things like service, room quality and cleanliness, fun conversations with guests as well as the happenings in our quaint little neighborhood, The Historic King William District. Staying at our Inn puts you right in the heart of San Antonio's art scene, that mixed...

Dickinson, Texas
Reviewed 17 April 2014

This location was perfect for our Girls Weekend Away. There were 4 of us and we had the top floor suite one night and the two 2nd floor rooms that were joined by the veranda. I can't really say which was better...they were both awesome. The hospitality was superb and the location was perfect. We parked the car when we...

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ChrisOgba, Public Relations Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review. You really recognized what San Antonio is all about, especially the Southown/King William District area. We believe no matter the reason you visit you deserve to feel at home. Whenever you, and your girls return, our porch swing, veranda and the local margaritas will be here to welcome you. Thanks again!

Lynnwood, Washington
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We spent the last week in San Antonio on spring break. I did a fair amount of research on tripadvisor looking for the best place to stay and settled on Eva's based on a combination of the fact that I generally prefer B&B's, price, location, and the specific room we picked was a suite which gave our daughter her own...

Thank Cliff S
Deborah O, Owner at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Cliff- Thank you for your kind words and recommendations! We loved opening our doors to you and your family, and we thank you for choosing us. Even though the college you toured was of no interest, there are many more in the area. It was a pleasure having you as our guests and we hope to see you again.

Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 11 April 2014

My husband and I checked into Eva's along with two other couples for a couples getaway. We thoroughly enjoyed the warm hospitality, attention to detail with amenities and the truly authentic and home away from home feel. Did I mention that it was superbly romantic!!??

1Thank Susan G
Deborah O, Owner at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Susan- We are so happy to hear that you, your husband and friends enjoyed your stay with us. It makes us so happy to hear that you were “blown away” by your time spent at Eva’s Escape. We pride ourselves on providing a VIP experience to each guest. Thank you and if you find your way back to South Texas,...

San Angelo, Texas
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This was a target event. We had a wedding planed at the establishment. Tons of things went wrong. The pictures was very deceiving. Every time my wife thinks about our wedding she breaks down into tears. We got charged for items that was not even their. This place will ruin your wedding. As it did ours. I am not sure...

Thank Jonathan W
Deborah O, General Manager at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

We are saddened that our service did not meet your expectations. To remedy this situation we offered several options including redoing your wedding had housing all of your guests at no charge which you declined. We are committed to service excellence and through our quality program we constantly review and monitor the services we provide to our guest. We will...

Bowling Green, KY
Reviewed 22 March 2014

A very nice, cozy, well run establishment. In the heart of downtown San Antonio with easy walking access to main downtown attractions. A safe, family-friendly area of town. Be certain to ask Deborah the stories behind each breakfast she serves.

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Deborah O, Owner at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We love speaking to guests individually and sharing our knowledge and passion for the San Antonio area. Come again soon!

Lewisville, Texas
Reviewed 18 March 2014

This B&B is what I believe to be a rare find. A beautifully restored and appointed antique home. The host and staff were welcoming and helpful. The food was comprised of original recipes that could only be described as gourmet. We have stayed in many hotels but none have had an experience and ambiance that have left us with wonderful...

Thank td1per29
Deborah O, Owner at Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn, responded to this review

Guest- Thank you for your wonderfully kind words! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We take pride in our hospitality, charm and service. On your next trip to San Antonio, we have additional historic and art sites to share with you. See you soon.

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A simply elegant Bed and Breakfast located in the famous King William Historic District. The inn is two blocks from the Riverwalk, within walking distance to almost everything and a trolley stop around the corner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn

Address: 307 Beauregard, San Antonio, TX 78204-1306
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio > Arsenal , East Side
Price Range: ₹ 11,429 - ₹ 20,098 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“It appears that all the rooms have their own distinct personality.”
EatRunDive, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms looked lovely”
d0nnellaf, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room on the 2nd floor had access to a balcony.”
sherrybarryb, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I loved access to front porch, but back porch also gorgeous.”
elizabethbY4845NL, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms (facing the street) are not noisy, it is a quiet street, although we were there during the week.”
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