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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The O'Brien was all it was cracked up to be! Nice breakfast, comfortable clean room. Very nice people. Especially loved the balcony across the back where we could sit and enjoy the outside! I will stay there again when in San Antonio!

Thank S R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to stay. A little disorganized when it comes to parking spaces. Room were very nice, clean and service was great. Internet was very slow. Breakfast was really good. Overall, we enjoyed our stay there.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lady called Delissa at the front desk was very rude and sadly very unhelpful. The rest of the staff are very friendly. It's a shame that just because for a grumpy and despot lady we do not recommend this place at all. She can give you a headache easily.

Thank annakim1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. We chose this hotel for the location. So close to Riverwalk yet the price was reasonable. Our room was on the ground floor which provided us an easy access to the main entrance which we liked. OK we don't like to wait for elevator. The room was small but everything we needed was provided:...

Thank geekywine
Friendswood, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to Riverwalk! Clean and comfortable. I enjoyed the balcony off of our room. The staff was very helpful too! There is some parking availability as well at no extra charge. Very easy to get on the Trolley and go to the market and more!

Thank Darlene C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best location, 1 block off the River Walk at La Vallita. So close to the main part of the River Walk and the downtown area without the noise, very quiet. Wonderful friendly staff, warm comfortable clean private room, our included a balcony. Very reasonable price too. Top notch breakfast. A great boutique hotel experience! We won't stay anywhere else when...

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Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great little hotel close to everything in San Antonio. It's quiet; the rooms were very clean and the beds comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There was a complimentary breakfast which was very good with lots of choices including breads, cereals, eggs, meats etc. We walked to the Riverwalk and the Alamo. Parking is directly...

Thank Marie853
Marly le roi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything was very clean, and people were really kind. The only black thing is that only disposable cutlery was available for breakfast ..... which is a pity from an ecologic and environmental point of view ....

Thank ashp8103
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A quaint vintage hotel. Room was plenty big and quiet. Staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. We had no problem with parking on sight. Blocks to the river walk so car was not needed. Shared balcony is a little weird but it was fine and we knew it was that way. Really can't say enough about the staff, helpful and...

Thank RobWI
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

location was excellent, literally a 3 min walk to the riverwalk! Hotel is a boutique style (quirky and a bit dated) but bedroom was huge. bathroom was a bit of a closet but perfectly adequate. The man who checked us in was so helpful and friendly, lots of tips of what was going on locally and where to go if...

Thank carolinebug
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The O'Brien Historic Hotel Downtown Riverwalk offers quiet luxury in the heart of Downtown San Antonio. We are centrally located one block from the famous Riverwalk (which offers an array of restaurants, shops and nightlife), four blocks from the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, three blocks from the Alamo Plaza. You can take a breath-taking walk on the Riverwalk and enjoy the history and magic that San Antonio has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

Address: 116 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2933
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range: ₹ 7,441 - ₹ 16,247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Clarion Collection San Antonio
San Antonio Clarion Collection
Clarion San Antonio
Hotel Style:
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
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“Back-side rooms have balcony space, face La Villita.”
 of 5 bubbles SR31, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“seems like the walls are not insulated to reduce noise from other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles B0bR, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We got king Balcony room.”
 of 5 bubbles RobWI, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Definitely don't be on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles 858jonl, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms on the back of the hotel share a long balcony, nice place to sit with a coffee”
 of 5 bubbles Allan_Journeys, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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