The Menger Hotel  3 stars

204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, United States, 78205  show mapSave
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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

Located in few blocks from many San Antonio historical and cultural attractions, the four-star Menger Hotel is next to the Alamo and adjacent to RiverCenter Mall.

This traditional elegant hotel has the three-storeyed Victorian lobby and tropical courtyard garden.

Its 316 non-smoking rooms and suites offer various splendid views and full bathroom.

The dining amenities include the Colonial Room Restaurant, serving breakfasts, lunches and dinners and the Menger Bar, which has been voted as one of the Top Ten Most Historic Bars in the United States.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   316.

City Center San Antonio - 2700 ft
Airports San Antonio International (SAT) - 7.5 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Colonial Room Restaurant - 300 ft, Soho Wine & Martini Bar (Cuisine: Contemporary) - 200 ft
Parks HemisFair Urban Park - 1700 ft

Rooms

All rooms feature rare unique furniture and painting and are equipped with air-conditioning, full bathroom, direct dial phone, mini-bar, desk, comfortable bed. The balcony rooms are available upon request. There are rooms with historic Alamo view, pool view, Alamo Plaza view or courtyard garden view.

Standard single bed has one queen or one full bed with pedestal sink in th bathroom.

Standard king bed has a king-sized bed and can accommodate two people.

Standard two double beds has two double beds and suites for family stay.

Specialty suites are larger and are inspired with spacious living area, parlor area and a king-sized bed in a separate room. They can accommodate up till four people.

Dining options

The breakfast is served each morning.

The Colonial Room Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serves international and local dishes.

It has traditional dinner menu and is famous for its mango ice cream, which was served at both of President Clinton’s inaugurations.

The Manger Bar the Menger Bar serves beverages along with appetizers, sandwiches and hamburgers.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

The hotel’s business center is open daily from 5am to 12am. A nominal fee applies.

The hotel meetings facilities include multiple rooms for various capacity of people from grand ballroom for 3000 guests with a large dance floor to smaller ones:

Minuet Room for 120 guests with doors opening on a tropical courtyard

Patio Room for 48 guests opening on a tropical courtyard and pool area

Cavalier Room for up to 30 guests with the views of the tropical courtyard

Grant Room for 10 people.

Renaissance Room for 50 guests.

Sam Houston located in the original hotel’s wing with rich dark wood-panaled walls.

Kampman Room for eight people.

Leisure

The relaxation facilities include the Spanish garden, a large outdoor heated pool, hot tub, poolside fitness center with cardio equipment and spa facilities.

Additional features

Child care service is available.

Room/facilities for disabled are available.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • Gift shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 28 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Wedding Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Audiovisual equipment
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Patio
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Beauty treatment
Room view
  • Courtyard view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Ceiling fan
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Living room
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Voice mail
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
Room decor
  • High ceiling

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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All rooms feature rare unique furniture and painting and are equipped with air-conditioning, full bathroom, direct dial phone, mini-bar, desk, comfortable bed. The balcony rooms are available upon request. There are rooms with historic Alamo view, pool view, Alamo Plaza view or courtyard garden view.

Standard single bed has one queen or one full bed with pedestal sink in th bathroom.

Standard king bed has a king-sized bed and can accommodate two people.

Standard two double beds has two double beds and suites for family stay.

Specialty suites are larger and are inspired with spacious living area, parlor area and a king-sized bed in a separate room. They can accommodate up till four people.

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Bed type: Queen Size Bed or Double Beds or King Size Bed

A cozy full or queen sized bed, dresser or armoire, desk, bathroom with pedestal-style sink.

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    The Menger Hotel Standard 2 Double Beds Standard Room 1 Bed
    Bed type: Queen Size Bed or Double Beds or King Size Bed

    Two Double beds, dresser or armoire, desk, bathroom with pedestal-style sink.

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      The Menger Hotel Standard King Bed Standard Room 1 Bed
      Bed type: Queen Size Bed or Double Beds or King Size Bed

      A King size bed, dresser or armoire, desk, bathroom with pedestal-style sink.

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        The Menger Hotel Suite
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        Bed type: King Size Bed

        The uniquely designed suite is available with one king bed. In addition, it features a comfortable parlor area, also furnished with dresser or armoire, desk.

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          The Menger Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          The Alamo, a former Roman Catholic mission and fortress, is next door.

          San Antonio Children’s Museum is in 1.5km

          San Antonio Museum of Art, which can be reached by a river taxi, is in 1.8km

          Market Square (El Mercado), a shopping area. Is in 1.5km

          La Villita, an art community in San Antonio, is in 1.5km

          Tower of the Americas, a 750-foot observation tower/restaurant in San Antonio, is in 1.5km

          Magik Children’s Theatre is in 1.5km

          San Antonio Botanical Garden is in 4.8km

          Tourist attractions
          Popular areas
          • La Villita Historical Arts Village
            1400 ft
          Places of interest
          • The Alamo
            400 ft
          Convention centers
          • Henry B. Gonzalez Covention Center
            700 ft
          Shopping areas
          Amusement
          • Imax Sales and Administration
            400 ft
          • 400 ft
          • Texas Adventure
            400 ft
          • Cyber Zone
            700 ft
          • Yanaguana Cruises
            1000 ft
          Historical sites
          • LA Villita
            1400 ft
          Museums
          • Daughters-Republic-Texas Libra
            400 ft
          • Plaza Wax Museum and Ripley's
            400 ft
          • Hertzberg Circus Museum
            700 ft
          • Hemisfair Park
            1000 ft
          • Institute of Texan Cultures
            1000 ft
          • San Antonio Children's Museum
            1400 ft
          • Buckhorn Saloon and Museum
            1400 ft
          • San Antonio Symphony
            1700 ft
          • Arts-San Antonio
            1700 ft
          Parks
          • LA Villita Park
            1400 ft
          Halls
          • Scottish Rite Auditorium
            1000 ft
          • Villita Assembly Building
            1400 ft
          • Travis Conference Ctr
            1700 ft
          Theaters
          • Majestic Theater
            1400 ft
          Medical care and Hospitals
          • Nix Health Care System
            1000 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Southtown
            1.0 mi
            1012 S Presa, San Antonio
          • Guenther House
            1.1 mi
            205 E. Guenter, San Antonio
          • Nightmare on Grayson
            1.4 mi
            201 East Grayson St, San Antonio
          • San Pedro Springs Park
            1.7 mi
            1315 San Pedro, San Antonio
          • Fort Sam Houston
            2.4 mi
            1210 Stanley Rd, San Antonio

          Near the hotel

          • Long Barracks Museum
            300 ft
            San Antonio, TX
          • Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum
            400 ft
            301 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
          • Plaza Theatre of Wax
            400 ft
            301 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
          • Guinness World Records Museum
            500 ft
            329 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
          • San Antonio River
            800 ft
            San Antonio, TX
          • Ripley's Haunted Adventure
            600 ft
            329 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
          • Tomb Rider 3D Adventure Ride & Arcade
            600 ft
            329 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Colonial Room Restaurant

            77% likes this, based on 145 reviews

            300 ft
            204 Alamo Plaza

            Phone: 210-225-6196

          • Soho Wine & Martini Bar

            76% likes this, based on 66 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary

            200 ft
            214 Crockett St
          • Haagen-Dazs

            65% likes this, based on 41 reviews
            Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream
            Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

            300 ft
            RIVERWALK PL

            Phone: (210) 226-2006

          • Haagen Dazs Ice Cream

            83% likes this, based on 32 reviews

            300 ft
            214 Alamo Plz

            Phone: 210-226-2266

          • Boudro's on the Riverwalk

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

            900 ft
            421 E Commerce St

            Phone: (210) 224-8484

          Getting there.

          Airport San Antonio International is in 12.2km

          Getting around.

          Public transport, like buses and trams, is nearby.

          The bus stop is in 100m.

          Valet parking is available per $25 per day.

          The Menger Hotel Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          6.8
          out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 48 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          5.9
          Service
          6.0
          Value
          6.8
          Dining
          6.1
          Location
          8.8

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