Menger Hotel - San Antonio

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204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78205  show map
 3 stars
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Menger Hotel - San Antonio

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 32.69 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Dining room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Editorial review:

Incredible landmark Menger Hotel is across the street from the Alamo and is known for having ghosts haunting some of the rooms. The public spaces are classy, elegant, and charming, as is the incredible bar where Teddy Roosevelt used to go. The service and food are mediocre, though.

Verified Reviews:

  • Just across the road to the river walk - Complementary coffee at breakfast time - Air conditioner was loud, but functional
  • Fitness room was also extremely limited - Room was big and comfy - Bathrooms were very clean
  • Parking is $19 a day - Beds were extremely hard - Location is perfect
  • Free high speed internet - Rooms are decent - Breakfast in the courtyard is reasonable and delicious
  • Pool is chilly - Would definitely stay again - There is a hot tub - Location couldn't be better next to the alamo

Overview

Situated in the heart of San Antonio, the 3-star Menger Hotel offers the full service restaurant serving local cuisine. The hotel was opened in 1859 in a 5-story Victorian building and renovated in 2009.

It provides a beautiful location within easy reach of Market Square, that is 1150 meters away. Guests will find San Antonio city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

The hotel is set next to a museum, a tower and a theater.

San Antonio International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Menger Hotel.

Rooms

Staying at Menger Hotel guests can make use of individual climate control, Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers, armchairs and ironing facilities supplied in the rooms. The rooms have a view over the courtyard. For a comfortable stay, these cozy rooms offer bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining area every morning. The modern restaurant serves special meals. Menger bar is available on site. A variety of dishes are served in Haagen Dazs Ice Cream and Mc Donald's, which are 5 minutes’ walk away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

A cash machine, an elevator and a luggage storage along with a meeting room, printers and a catering service are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Guests can benefit from steam baths, Turkish bath and massage at the hotel. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 32.69 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   316.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Local calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78205

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City Centre
  • San Antonio
    2300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station
    3300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Colonial Room Restaurant
    100 ft
  • Haagen-Dazs
    200 ft
Parks
  • San Antonio River
    700 ft
  • Casa Navarro State Historic Site
    3500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    316

Rooms and availability

Premium Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Standard Guestroom with one king bed, one queen bed, or one twin bed. Antique and contemporary-style furnishings, high ceilings. Complimentary wired Internet access. 32" Flat Screen HDTV w/ premium channels. Non-smoking. 2 People Max, $20 per stay for rollaway beds Non-Refundable

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Standard Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard Guestroom with one king bed, one queen bed, or one twin bed. Antique and contemporary-style furnishings, high ceilings. Complimentary wired Internet access. 32" Flat Screen HDTV w/ premium channels. Non-smoking. 2 People Max, $20 per stay for rollaway beds Non-Refundable

King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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  • General:Work desk
  • Bathroom:Toiletries
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

King Room - flat screen television, alarm clock, ironing facilities, heating, hair dryer, desk, telephone, satellite/cable TV, Free Premium Wifi, seating area, air conditioning, toiletries

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One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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  • General:Living room
  • Newspapers
  • Bathroom:Toiletries
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

King Suite - flat screen television, alarm clock, ironing facilities, heating, hair dryer, desk, telephone, satellite/cable TV, Free Premium Wifi, seating area, air conditioning, toiletries

Standard Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Two double beds provide twice the comfort while traveling with family or friends. All rooms are furnished with dresser or armoire, desk, television, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, and coffee maker. Also, enjoy Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities and complimentary daily newspaper in the main lobby. Complimentary wireless internet access. All rooms are non-smoking. Room service is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bathrooms provide plenty of counter space. Views may include The Alamo or pool, some rooms available with balcony, subject to availability. Individual room features may vary.

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Deluxe Guest Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe Guestroom with one king bed. View of pool, garden courtyard, Alamo, or city. Traditional decor. 32" Flat Screen HDTV w/ premium channels. Complimentary wireless Internet access. Coffee/tea maker. Bathroom with pedestal sink, Gilchrist & Soames luxury toiletries. Air conditioning and ceiling fan. Non Smoking. 2 People Max, $20 per stay for rollaway beds Non-Refundable

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Deluxe King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Equipped with free Wi-Fi, this room offers cable TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and air conditioning.

Luxury Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Newspapers
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Hangar400 ft
  • Alamo Special Effects Theater400 ft
  • Imax Theatre Rivercenter700 ft

Popular areas

Places of interest

Convention centers

Sport related

Amusement

  • Imax Sales and Administration400 ft
  • Imax Theatre Group Sales400 ft
  • Texas Adventure400 ft
  • Cyber Zone700 ft
  • Yanaguana Cruises1000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

Parks

Halls

  • Scottish Rite Auditorium1000 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Nix Health Care System1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Steves Homestead 5200 ft
    509 King William
  • Guenther House 1.1 mi
    205 E Guenther
  • Blue Star Contemporary1.2 mi
    116 Blue Star Building C
  • Southtown 1.0 mi
    1012 S Presa St
  • Classic Theater at Blue Star Arts Center1.1 mi
    1400 S. Alamo, San Antonio

Near the hotel

  • The Alamo400 ft
    300 Alamo Plaza
  • San Antonio Tours 200 ft
    204 Alamo Plaza
  • San Antonio River700 ft
    San Antonio, TX
  • Ripley\'s Believe It or Not! San Antonio 400 ft
    301 Alamo Plz
  • Alamo Plaza200 ft
    San Antonio, TX
  • Fork in the River300 ft
    289 Alamo Plz
  • Plaza Theatre of Wax 300 ft
    301 Alamo Plaza

Restaurants nearby

  • Colonial Room Restaurant100 ft

    Address: 204 Alamo Plaza
    Phone: 210-225-6196

    77% likes this, based on 145 reviews

  • Haagen Dazs Ice Cream200 ft

    Address: 214 Alamo Plz
    Phone: 210-226-2266

    76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

  • Boudro's on the Riverwalk700 ft

    Address: 421 E Commerce St
    Phone: (210) 224-8484

    62% likes this, based on 1081 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

  • Haagen-Dazs200 ft

    Address: RIVERWALK PL
    Phone: (210) 226-2006

    66% likes this, based on 64 reviews
    Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

  • Soho Wine & Martini Bar200 ft

    Address: 214 Crockett St

    73% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    316

Menger Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Menger Hotel

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 131 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
8.0
Value
4.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    Smelled like heavy smoke all the time.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    I like the sense of history. I loved all the photos placed all around, showing the building before renovations, and historical figures that stayed there.

    Our room had a very strange odor that they must have been aware of, seeing how there was an ionic breeze type machine to purify the air on the floor. The roomwas clean, but the bed was a little stiff for my taste.

  • Single
    6.6

    Reasonable cost, no large problem, and kind staff.

    Many small problems botherd me. Good location, but no exit to southward rivercenter. Tv was misplugged into a special outlet for a lamp which can be switched on/off by a wall switch, then I spent 1 hour to watch tv. A coffee maker with 3pin plug was eqquipped on a desk, but there is no 3pin outlet nearby. A special bath tub plug with a switch was eqquipped, but no instruction. There is no sign to the location of ice machine.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    I loved seeing the building. It was absolutly beautiful and had a rich history. I also enjoyed the ghost stories which made the stay a little more exciting.

    I didnt like that the room did not cool down, espesially on a hot day, it would have been nice for the room to be cool. Also, the beds were a little uncomfortable.

  • Single
    7.0

    The price and closeness to everything

    The slowness of staff to respond to a concern about the vanity light not working. Contact was made with the hotel the evening of our arrival but it was not repaired until two days later only a few hours before we departed. The use of the vanity light was important for applying our makeup, etc.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    I love the cleaniness of the hotel. Also, I like that it was next door to the Riverwalk Mall. Great location for shopping and restaurants.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The staff at The Menger was verry attentive,the Continental Room sunday brunch was excellent,and the hotel itsself was absolutely beautiful.

    We couldn't get a coffie in the bar at 11 P.M. and the pool side service was slow,and there were giant dust bunnies on the pipes over head in our room,but if you dimmed the lights they were fine!

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    loacation couldn't be better

    lack of conciererge services. very difficult for someomne not familiar with the city

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    the old time charm.

    Sorry, we enjoyed it all.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Staff was friendly and helpful.

    Toilet seemed to be leaking water along the bottom. We had hoped to use the sauna, but the spa is apparently unavailable on the weekends. Also, going to the pool is problematic. We confronted the following logic problem when going to and from the pool: (1) you can't take your towels from the room to the pool; (2) you can't take towels from the pool to your room;(3) you can't walk through the lobby in a wet suit; and (4) there is no changing room by the pool. We had to break rule #3 in order to go swimming and not wait all night for our suits to dry.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Ambiabce

    Service at breakfast, one older lady was very moody/ grampy

  • Single
    9.6

    Great hotel, in service for at least 100 years.Located in the heart of San Antonio. Would stay again. Great history, near the riverwalk and many wonderful restaurants.

    An old hotel with much charm. So you don't get the spiffy new tile floors and maybe the water temperature can be a bit of an adventure. Staff is friendly, efficient, and very appreciative of their work environment. All in all a classic hotel.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The staff here was very friendly. Beds were comfy and clean. Bathroom floor needed a little help in the cleanliness part (they missed the corners where things tend to collect). Since this was right across the street from the Alamo (the street however was semi traffic free and quiet) and around the corner of the Riverwalk and mall this made it the perfect location! The pool was nice and well kept with towels provided for you at poolside. Don't forget they provide free water to guests at the valet area! If i were to go to San Antonio again I would definitely stay here! P.S. - they say its the 3rd most haunted hotel in the US and #1 in Texas! The story/history of the hotel is great!

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    From booking to valet parking staff, check in through coffee and check out, the staff is courteous and efficient, the hotel immaculate and beautiful. But first and formost, The Menger is historical. My father took us to the Menger in the 50's and 60'S. His grandfather, John W. "bet a million" Gates stayed at the Menger during his time in San Antonio when he brought the first barbed wire to the cattle industry in 1877, the wire that he touted as "Lighter than air, stronger than whiskey and cheaper than dirt!" The Menger is Texas.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Location

    Pay for use a computer Dont have free breakfast Nas atention by reception

How to reach hotel

hotel Menger Hotel - San Antonio San Antonio location
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Hotel Address:

204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78205

Get directions
City Centre
  • San Antonio
    2300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station
    3300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Colonial Room Restaurant
    100 ft
  • Haagen-Dazs
    200 ft
Parks
  • San Antonio River
    700 ft
  • Casa Navarro State Historic Site
    3500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    316