Menger Hotel - San Antonio

ex. The Menger Hotel

204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX, United States, 78205show map
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Very goodBased on  134 reviews
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
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

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Dining room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

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

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

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

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Spa & Leisure

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

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • 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
  • Free toiletries

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
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Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
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  • City landmarks
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Getting around
Airports
Stinson Municipal (SSF)6.2 mi
Kelly AFB (SKF)6.4 mi
Train
Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station3300 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  134  reviews
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Smelled like heavy smoke all the time.

  • 6.2
    Good

    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.

  • 6.6
    Good

    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.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    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.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    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.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    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.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    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!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    loacation couldn't be better

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

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    the old time charm.

    Sorry, we enjoyed it all.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    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.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Ambiabce

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

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    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.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    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!

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    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.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Location

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

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  134 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Stinson Municipal (SSF)6.2 mi
Kelly AFB (SKF)6.4 mi
Train
Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station3300 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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