Built in 1879, the hotel served as San Antonio's Bexar County Jail until 1962 and is now an important part of San Antonio's history. The historic atmosphere, excellent accommodation units and friendly customer service make the hotel perfect for business and leisure travellers. For business travellers, this hotel offers free high-speed Internet access, a business centre, spacious work desks and access to copy and fax services. In addition to standard amenities, the hotel provides laundry facilities for added guest convenience. The hotel offers valet parking only for a small fee. Free maps of the San Antonio River Walk and the Downtown area are available at the front desk.
This hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of the historic Alamo landmark and museum and the world-famous San Antonio River Walk. The hotel is minutes from Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme park, SeaWorld San Antonio marine life adventure park and the Alamodome multi-purpose facility. Visitors will enjoy shopping at the shops at La Villita Historic Arts Village, the Rivercenter shopping centre and Market Square, the largest Mexican marketplace outside of Mexico. The Tower of the Americas observation tower and the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center are 1.5 km away. San Antonio International Airport is just minutes away. A trolley shuttle service to all Downtown attractions is available within walking distance of the hotel.
All of the 82 spacious guest rooms come equipped with microwaves, fridges, coffee makers, hairdryers and ironing sets. Wheelchair-accessible and non-smoking rooms are available.
The hotel also features a gym and outdoor swimming pool with hot tub.
Guests are invited to enjoy a free deluxe continental breakfast buffet and free coffee in the lobby.
Satellite cable TV