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Gulfport
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This historic hotel is a great place to stay. It is next door to the Alamo and a short walk to riverwalk. They have a restaurant, bar and shops. It is close to everything. Come check out a wonderful old hotel.

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Vancourt, Texas
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Menger Hotel earlier this week for a few days. It was wonderful! Great historic hotel, beautiful decor, and wonderful people. We ate in the Colonial Restaurant, in the hotel on two days for breakfast and one day for dinner. All was wonderful. Our dinner was the best, as we had a wonderful woman...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We have a rewards program for our employees and you just made Sarah very happy! We are ready for you any time you want to return! W. Harb, GM

Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Checking in was a breeze! The staff at the front desk were all friendly and helpful. We love staying in historical hotels. We always stay in the King Ranch Suite which is noted to be very haunted. We love the nice balcony area that overlooks the Alamo plaza. It is nice to sit outside and sip coffee in the morning!...

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Dubbo, Australia
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This would be the best Hotel. l I have stayed during my visit to USA The staff from check in to check out , bar and food staff, house cleaning were exceptional . Friendly , inviting and happy to assist with what ever task you have, weather that be directions around the hotel or tourist attractions .

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room is nice, location is perfect and hotel is charming. Unfortunately, overall good impression was affected by poor service showing probably a lack of management: 1) You need to fight to have towels at the pool. 2) If you leave room after 11am, room is not cleaned and no one will either care or apologizes... 3) Corridors and especially stairs...

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Mankato, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time staying at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio! We had a few ghostly things happen, always in our room. #2103 The phone would ring and when we answered, it was a busy signal or no one was there. My daughter's side of the room was cooler than my side. I felt someone tap me on...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your Ghostly experience! We look forward to your next visit. Enjoy your evening.

Killeen
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming for over 25 years. Great location on the Riverwalk. Room was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. Bathroom was a little small but we were near the historic part where rooms had been renovated since the 1800's. Be sure to order the Mango Ice Cream... a Menger tradition for 100+ years. Also try the Sunday breakfast buffet/brunch,...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! We actually just turned 158 years old. The Mango Ice Cream is great and very popular....I had a scoop today! Come back for another visit.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms look good. I like the old antique look but a few updates would be nice like USB ports in the lamps and clock radios that can blue tooth music into the speakers. Pillows are awful and way to soft. Dinner was excellent (Ribeye and baked potato) breakfast buffet is was too expensive. $20 for buffet is crazy.

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with me. We just turned 158 years old and are updating as much as is allowed with our history. We hope to see you back for another visit.

Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Host Hotel for the Alamo 13.1. Fabulous! Its so cute and charming. Right in the middle of everything. I would stay here again if we make it back to San Antonio! its in walking distance to the river walk, many restaurants, and shops, and the Alamo is across the street! Does not get any better! We thought Valet parking would...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

Wonderful review thank you very much for the great score. See you at the next run!

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful historic hotel. Best location for the half marathon as the start line is just across the street. Downfalls of the hotel....horrible room lighting, very narrow shower that you fight with the shower curtain the entire time, and lobby has a musty smell. I know the building is old, but a few upgrades in those areas would be nice. But...

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Wally H, General Manager at Menger Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate your input and great score. The new shower curtains are ordered and we can't wait to receive and install. Enjoy your day.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic 1859 hotel next to Alamo, 1 block from Riverwalk. Originally built in 1859, The Menger Hotel is located in central San Antonio, one block from the famed Riverwalk, the Children's Museum, and the Buckhorn Museum. Nearby points of interest also include the Rivercenter Mall, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and San Antonio Central Library. The hotel's Colonial Room Restaurant serves American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. The historic Menger Bar, a replica of London's House of Lords Pub, features cherry paneling and booth seating. Room service is also available.The Menger Hotel's tropical courtyard garden looks out onto an outdoor heated pool. On-site recreational amenities also include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility with cardiovascular equipment. The full-service Alamo Plaza Spa offers spa treatments including massages, scrubs, facials, and a Finnish sauna. More than 11,618 square feet of flexible function space accommodates up to 750 guests and includes the Plaza Ballroom, 9 meeting and conference rooms, poolside rooms, and a terrace that overlooks the Menger Court. Valet parking is available (surcharge). Complimentary wireless Internet access is offered in all public areas. The Menger Hotel is a smoke-free property.Built in 1859, the five-story Menger Hotel is next to the Alamo and just one block from the Children's Museum and the shops at the Riverwalk; the arts community of La Villita is four blocks away. The hotel features the Colonial Room Restaurant and the historic Menger Bar, a replica of London’s House of Lord’s Pub. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a spa offering European-style treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Menger Hotel

Address: 204 Alamo Plz, San Antonio, TX 78205-2687
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Price Range: ₹ 10,939 - ₹ 17,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Menger Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 316
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Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in San Antonio
#74 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#84 Family Hotel in San Antonio
#103 Business Hotel in San Antonio
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“Great Historic Hotel!”
  • King Ranch Suite Bedroom
  • King Ranch Suite Sitting Area
 of 5 bubbles 313AmyB313, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“i could not ask for a better room quiet and , comfortable I reccomend to travellers ”
 of 5 bubbles 246janellew, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Room #2103 if you are in to the ghost aspect of this hotel. ”
 of 5 bubbles 210ellena, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are small and bed was so hard”
 of 5 bubbles celvab2017, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms are a little small”
 of 5 bubbles aurelioaleman, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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