Hotels in San Antonio
This Hill Country bed and breakfast has 12 accommodation options ranging from rooms in the main house to stand-alone cottages. It’s is best known for its intense two- and three-day cooking course that always incorporate local foods, including veggies that are grown in an on-site garden.
This charming house with seven rooms—some of which have canopy beds, Jacuzzi tubs, or fireplaces—has long porch and overlooks the Guadalupe River. Don’t miss the housemade chocolate chip cookies.
Oasis with a clay-tiled roof on a mesquite- and live oak-covered plateau 30 minutes from the historic downtown.
Limestone building on 300 acres, next door to Sea World, that is a playground for families, thanks to amenities like its own 4-acre water park.
The only hotel in San Antonio that directly overlooks the Alamo and the Riverwalk, Hyatt Regency offers guests a four-diamond hotel experience.
In the limestone and granite hills of Texas Hill Country sits Kerrville, home to this 166-room hotel. Although it has a distinctly Texas flair, a closer look shows a chateau feel, evidence of the European influence of the former Swiss owners.
Twenty minutes from downtown, the resort is one of the brand’s newest (and largest) properties, with 1,002 rooms done in leather, wood, and stone, six restaurants, a 26,000-square-foot spa, two golf courses, a greenhouse, nature trails—even a water park.
When Liz Lambert opened Austin’s San José and St. Cecilia, she almost single-handedly revived two fledgling neighborhoods. Now the Texas pioneer has set her sights on San Antonio, breathing new life into a grand Mediterranean Revival castle on a wooded stretch of the Riverwalk district.
Formerly the Watermark Hotel & Spa
A minute’s stroll from the Alamo; historic photographs are displayed in the guest rooms.
Located among the limestone hills, caves, and rivers of Hill Country, the 190-room Y.O. Ranch calls Kerrville home. Although in downtown, it is still reminiscent of the prairie; the lobby is decorated with game heads, exposed wood beams, and antiques from the area.
A favorite for Hill Country vacationers, Spencer Guest Cottages are located in Wimberley on the Blanco River, less than 40 miles from Austin.
1854 Spanish-colonial school transformed into a lovely hotel with French doors and courtyard fountains on the River Walk.
This Hays county bed and breakfast was built from scratch to be a Hill Country destination. Situated on 88 acres near Austin, the Inn has 12 guest rooms, including two stand-alone cottages, Thelma’s and Maurice’s. Owners Janie and John Orr traded the empty nest feeling for owning an inn.
Built in the Texas Hill Country-style with a stone façade, the River Oaks Lodge is surrounded by huge, old oak trees and located across the road from the scenic Guadalupe River.