Located in the heart of downtown and directly on the Riverwalk, Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk is a newly renovated, sophisticated hotel that offers the ultimate travel experience. Whether you're in town for business or pleasure, our contemporary hotel features a warm atmosphere with modern design features.
Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk is surrounded by world-class dining, entertainment, professional sports arenas and family friendly attractions, including The Alamo, SeaWorld, Six Flags, AT & T Center, Alamodome, and Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center. Additionally, guests can take a short drive to San Marcos and discover a premier shopping destination at the San Marcos Premium Outlets.
"Rest comfortably in our luxury hotel on the San Antonio River Walk"
Rejuvenate and refresh after a day of shopping, meeting or sightseeing in our newly renovated rooms and suites furnished with quality travel amenities, including free Wi-Fi, 37" LCD TV, and plush beds. Upgrade to a Luxury Suite featuring separate living room areas, private balconies with views and kitchenettes.
After a full day of business meetings, conventions or family outings, reenergize with a dip in our heated outdoor pool, soak in the hot tub, or have a romantic dinner and cocktails with river views at Windows on the River. Squeeze in a workout in our fitness center and stay connected in the business center with Wi-Fi.
Holiday Inn San Antonio River Walk is the premier location to celebrate and meet in San Antonio. Our upscale hotel offers over 10,000 square feet of versatile event space, including our elegant ballrooms which can host weddings, quinceañeras, conferences and receptions. Our venues offer event planning and catering services.
Enjoy local southwestern-inspired cuisine at Windows on the River Restaurant and Lounge, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meet friends and colleagues for happy hour and sip your way through our extensive wine list and signature cocktails. For a quick bite on the run, stop by Mugg's for a fresh sandwich, pastry or salad.
What are some of the best transportation options from the airport to the hotel?
The most common and cost-efficient transportation from the airport is the use of rideshare services such as Uber or Lyft, which can cost approximately $15 each way for up to 4 people. SuperShuttle also operates in San Antonio with a $14 per person one-way, but makes multiple stops along the way. It is recommended to book your SuperShuttle reservation in advance. Taxi cabs are also available at the airport, but one can expect a $25-27 ride each way.
What are some of the most popular attractions in the Riverwalk area?
La Villita, located on the south part of the Riverwalk, features smalls stores that sell hand-crafted goods and a neighborhood-style atmosphere. The Rivercenter Mall features many of today’s top brands and is home to the Battle for Texas, an immersive exhibit that showcases important artifacts key to Alamo and San Antonio history.
What is the best way to get to Mission Trail?
Mission Trail which stretches a 10 mile distance but has bikes available to rent and city bus transportation dedicated specifically for the Mission Trail.
What restaurants are the most recommended?
Those looking for restaurant options local to San Antonio should place Mi Tierra at the top of their list. Mi Tierra has been a family-owned restaurant since 1941 and is located at beautiful Market Square. Mi Tierra is known for its bright and colorful atmosphere, mariachi music, authentic food and fresh bakery. Visitors can stop at all hours of day as they are open 24 hours. For a spectacular view with some great food, the Charthouse Restauarant is a must-visit. The Charthouse is located at the top of the Tower of Americas, boasting a view 750 feet above the city. The restaurant rotates throughout the day unless weather conditions become severe.
Where can I get coupons and the best deals for the San Antonio area attractions and restaurants?
Groupon is one of the best ways to explore San Antonio while not breaking the bank. There are many downtown attractions you can find on Groupon before your visit and can be redeemed at the time of visit. It is recommended to ask our front desk agents for any coupons and special deals as they are usually in-the-know about the latest happenings.
What room preferences give the best view at the hotel?
For those looking for a great river view, it is recommended to book the King Balcony Riverview which features an outdoor open seating area with two chairs and lounge table. For a quieter stay with a spectacular view, ask for a city-side room with a higher floor. The view of the downtown area looks especially beautiful at night.
What are my parking options for the hotel?
The hotel does have a covered parking garage run by a third-party company which charges $27 per night for self-parking and $32 per night for valet parking. Both options feature unlimited in and out privileges. There are also a few city-run parking garages around the hotel but prices can range between $15-25 with no in and out privileges.
How can I find out what current events are happening?
VisitSanAntonio.com does regular updates on event listings and has recommendations for restaurants and places to visit. They even have a free visitors guide they can send before the trip.
Does the hotel have a free breakfast?
The hotel does not have a free breakfast but most guests choose to book the breakfast package when booking direct for the best value. For guests without the breakfast package, they can partake in the breakfast buffet for $16.95 plus tax per person or order a breakfast plate from our menu. Please note that kids 12 and under are free with adult purchase as long as the guests are not in a group block.
How safe is the downtown area?
The downtown area is relatively safe. The San Antonio Police Department presence is very prominent in the area and visitors can see the Bike Patrol officers at every turn. Visitors can feel free to ask any of our officers for directions.