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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Thanks to Doreen for setting up reservations downtime for my husband's 60 birthday at the last minute! We had a fabulous time and really enjoyed our stay at the Menger. She made our stay very special. We also really enjoyed breakfast on Sunday in the hotel restaurant.

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Vancourt, Texas
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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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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

Decatur, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was very spacious and clean. Finding the room was a little confusing. All staff was very helpful whenever I had questions. Valet parking is mandatory, so expect to add about $25 per day to your total. The location was great with easy access to the sites, i.e. the Alamo and the Riverwalk and it was an easy walk...

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Memphis, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the third time I have stayed at The Menger Hotel. Each time, the rooms are comfortable, the service excellent, and the location is great. You are next door to the Alamo, across the street from the River Walk and very close to the convention center. This year, I have been recovering from health issues, and cab fees about...

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Rusk, Texas
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The hotel staff was very nice and helpful. The interior of the hotel was wonderful and the way they have endeavored to maintain the originality of this historical hotel is superb. I would definitely stay here again. I would advise to make sure you get on the right elevator as all floors do not connect and you will be wondering...

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Round Rock, Texas
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This room with a king sized bed was gorgeous. Everything was spotless and the bed was very comfortable. I've stayed in a smaller room, that was also lovely and perfect for one, but this room was nice and roomy. Staff at the front desk were nice, efficient and helpful. The location of this hotel is fantastic for the convention center,...

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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The Menger is a great, historic hotel with lots of character but there are a couple of issues to resolve. In my room, the bar for the shower curtain needs to be lowered. Every time I used the shower water was in a puddle across the floor. SMELL! In the Victorian section of the hotel it smelled like an old...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed here multiple times over the years. It has a nice atmosphere. The big band music playing in the lobby sets the tone for the history of the place. It is said to be haunted, but I have never noticed anything out of the ordinary.

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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have wanted to stay at the Menger since I was a little girl on her first trip to the Alamo. I loved the building and the history behind it. When I booked my hotel for the Texas Library Association's 2017 Conference I was thrilled to see the Menger listed as one of the hotels to stay at. I booked...

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Denton, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Customer service was stellar from the minute we walked in the door. The atmosphere is wonderful and the location perfect. Love the historic bar. I love staying at the Menger every time I'm in San Antonio.

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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: ₹ 10,437 - ₹ 16,531 (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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“The room was spacious that I had. A/C worked well. It was near the Ice machine. This trip was during Fiesta and there was more activity in the hall ways than normal. It quieted down by 10 o clock.”
jacqulyn0, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Shower curtains are too short. Aim the shower head to the tile wall away from the curtains.”
544georges, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are some great small rooms overlooking the courtyard as well as nice suites throughout the hotel.”
jbstew44, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very nice place.”
JamieL670, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The walls are a little thin, so bring your earplugs or noise app if you're a light sleeper. ”
Dacshundsdacshunds, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
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