Hotel Contessa

306 West Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4 Star Downtown Hotel in Bexar County
29.4233999-98.4897171

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Local Attractions

Alamo, Riverwalk, Missions, Sea World, Fiesta TX, Aveda Spa, Hemisfair Park.

Verified Reviews of Hotel Contessa

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Mini birthday celeb."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
It was an awesome stay at the most beautiful hotel in SA! Such professional and best customer service! Especially Charlie who was extremely helpful and and asset to your hotel! Very convenient to the riverwalk and the bar and restaurant were good.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Oct-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Sep 26 to Mon Sep 30 2019 at a $235.20 average nightly rate.
4.5 out of 5. Based on 3773 guest reviews

Property Description

The beautiful Hotel Contessa in downtown San Antonio is the crown jewel of San Antonio Hotels on the River walk. This urban resort is nestled along the banks of the world-famous River walk and was selected from San Antonio hotels as one of the Top 100 Hotels in the country by Condé Nast Traveler. Hotel Contessa's AAA Four Diamond rating ensures quality of venue and excellence in service.

What you need to know

Hotel Features – Make your San Antonio stay a stylish one as a guest of the contemporary Hotel Contessa Riverwalk Luxury Suites, whose dramatic atrium lobby offers a stunning view of the Riverwalk. Each of the lavishly designed and well appointed suites in this 12-story hotel features Mediterranean décor, rich fabrics, spacious bathrooms, flat screen TVs, wireless Internet access (for a nominal fee), and much more, all in a warm and welcoming environment that will make any guest feel comfortable, and truly pampered.

Nearby Attractions – Although the opulent setting of the Hotel Contessa Riverwalk Luxury Suites makes leaving the premises a bit difficult a number of San Antonio’s top attractions are close at hand. Rio San Antonio river cruises, Tower of the Americas, the Alamo, Rivercenter Mall, Market Square, and dozens of other shopping, dining, entertainment, sports, cultural, and historic venues will keep guests busy and far from bored during their stay in this vibrant city.

Perks & Amenities – After a night of painting the town red, or at the end of a long day of meetings at the nearby Convention Center, relax and unwind at the Spa at Hotel Contessa, have a drink at the Cork Bar & Terrace, work off some steam at the Cutting Edge Fitness Center, or go for a swim in the heated rooftop pool. Enjoy a delectable meal at the on-site restaurant, Las Ramblas, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The restaurant offers outdoor seating with a view of the Riverwalk, or you can be seated inside and enjoy a view of the exhibition kitchen.

Expert Tip – Such a deluxe location as the Hotel Contessa Riverwalk Luxury Suites makes it an ideal choice for an upcoming special event, business meeting, holiday party, or other social function. Consider the Hotel Contessa for your catering and event needs.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 12
Rooms: 265
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 265
Handicap Rooms:
Rooms with 1 Bed: 125
Rooms with 2 Beds: 140
Suites: 265
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 11 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 10102 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11AM- 11PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
6AM-10:00PM daily. Roof top pool, seasonally heated, 365 degree view of San Antonio
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group: Tiered Percentage of value vs. Time frame of Cancellation.
Nightly Parking: 36
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 16.75%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 16.75%
Parking Fee: 38.00 Per Night (plus tax)
Additional Person Fee: 25.00 Per Person
Additional Room Fees: 7.00 Per Night (Amenity Fee)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Child facilities
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging path
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Terrace
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Antonio International (SAT) ~8 miles.

Local Shuttle Info: SA Trans provides shuttle service on regular hourly pickup and drop off between SA Iternational Airport and Hotel Contessa. Current roundtrip fare is $30.00 or UBER is 15.00

Breakfast Information

Breakfast buffet and a la carte dining daily in Las Ramblas gourmet restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Each entrée incorporates locally sourced ingredients. In-room dining is available with delicious selections for adults and children.

Pet Friendly?

Yes! Pets are allowed.
We are a pet friendly hotel and allow dogs weighing 40 lbs or less.

Parking Info

17.00 Per Day and 38.00 Overnight. Parking garages provided by the city of San Antonio are located less than 2 blocks away for a 20.00 fee

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public space

Previously known as:
Hotel Contessa Riverwalk Luxury Suites

Seasonality and Projections at Hotel Contessa

Rate fluctuations of Hotel Contessa

Above shows fluctuations of room prices for both our group rates and the lowest individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group offer was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 70.1% in the month of January 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $664 in the month of January 2020. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Hotel Contessa in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Contessa

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel Contessa.

Feel free to use the Hotel Contessa meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Antonio event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Contessa Ballroom 69 x 332 x 11 2277--/200--1205850----/--300200--
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Contessa Ballroom

Divisable into two sections of 1122 sq. ft. with airwall. Each section features built in screen and ceiling mounted LCD projector
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2277 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
69 x 332 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Cypress 49 x 33 x 10 1617--/100--70484020--/--150125--
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Cypress

Features hardwood floors,fireplace, rock wall with mission style windows ovelooking Riverwalk
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1617 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
49 x 33 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
1
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Laurel 30 x 26 x 10 770--/40--24282216--/--5050--
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Laurel

Laurel rooms features a private foyer with 300 sq. ft. a private terrace overlooking the Riverwalk.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
770 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 26 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Anaqua 22 x 41 x 10 90270/7042382226226/51009090
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Anaqua

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
902 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 41 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Palm 27 x 27 x 10 72961/6142301721175/4817373
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Palm

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
729 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 27 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Pecan 15 x 15 x 10 225--/----9----5--/--25--23
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Pecan

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
225 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
15 x 15 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Magnolia 28 x 40 x 10 112093/9365472732277/6124112112
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Magnolia

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1120 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 40 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Cedar 28 x 29 x 10 812--/--4734192319--/--9081--
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Cedar

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
812 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 29 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Mequite 19 x 30 x 10 57047/473324141614--/--635757
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Mequite

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
570 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
19 x 30 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Retama 19 x 30 x 10 57047/473324141614--/--635757
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Retama

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
570 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
19 x 30 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
9
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Boardroom 17 x 30 x 10 510--/----------12--/--------
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Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
510 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 30 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Contessa B 33 x 34 x 11 0--/----120484026--/--15026--
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Contessa B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
33 x 34 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Contessa A 33 x 34 x 11 0--/----120484026--/--15026--
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    Contessa A

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    0 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    33 x 34 x 11 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available

      FAQs about Hotel Contessa

      What time is check in?

      Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

      What time is check out?

      Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

      How many rooms does Hotel Contessa have?

      There are 265 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

      Is there any meeting space at Hotel Contessa?

      Yes, they have 11 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

      What kind of breakfast is at Hotel Contessa?

      Breakfast buffet and a la carte dining daily in Las Ramblas gourmet restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Each entrée incorporates locally sourced ingredients. In-room dining is available with delicious selections for adults and children.

      What parking is available at Hotel Contessa?

      17.00 Per Day and 38.00 Overnight. Parking garages provided by the city of San Antonio are located less than 2 blocks away for a 20.00 fee

      How much does internet cost?

      Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public space

      Is there a gym at Hotel Contessa?

      Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

      Is there a pool at Hotel Contessa?

      Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 6AM-10:00PM daily. Roof top pool, seasonally heated, 365 degree view of San Antonio.

      Testimonials:

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      "Your service is awesome! It is really hard to book several rooms in the same hotel and get a deal. This was an awesome experience as I got to choose who I wanted to respond to." S.B. - Buffalo, NY

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