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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chose the O'Brien based on Trip Advisor reviews and the fact that we are Choice Hotel members. I never stay anywhere that my Trip Advisor friends don't recommend. That being said this turned out to be a great pick for me and my wife. The hotel is only a couple of blocks away from the heart of the Riverwalk and...

Thank Todd R
Fort Pierce, Florida
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Beautiful Hotel and excellent service! I enjoyed my stay very much. Walking distance from the Riverwalk and the Alamo. Excellent service and full breakfast. Rooms with a balcony with seating. A great place to stay with family or as a couple for a romanic get away. Easy parking also.

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Ashley, Indiana
Reviewed 1 February 2017

From the moment we walked in we felt welcome. The staff is fantastic, the rooms, although a bit small, were comfortable and charming - just as you would expect from an historic hotel. Loved the area. Close to the Riverwalk. Breakfast was filling and plentiful.

Thank infoF2804OC
Wentzville, Missouri
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights at the O'Brien Hotel. Went with TripAdvisor recommendation and was not at all disappointed. Very nice king bed room on 3rd floor with balcony. The staff were excellent, very friendly and helpful. Recommended the laser light show at San Fernando Cathedral which we thoroughly enjoyed. Thanks!!!! Breakfast was better than expected, not just continental, but hot eggs,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The hotel is located a very short walk (<2 min) from the Riverwalk, which is at the heart of Downtown San Antonio. The room had a big and very comfortable bed and was generally well-furnished, with a fridge and a microwave. The staff are fantastic, really friendly and very helpful in terms of providing information about San Antonio and suggesting...

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 11 January 2017

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 January 2017

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 January 2017 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
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 January 2017

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 kepling
Friendswood, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2016

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • 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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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: ₹ 8,184 - ₹ 16,826 (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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“Parking is at a minimum. Try to walk as much as possible!”
 of 5 bubbles 619LisaB, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“back rooms floors 2-4 have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles tomjet3, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room off the first floor and a balcony if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles txsswtpie, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are more quiet, as they don't face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MontanaBorn47, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles toddr542, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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