Emily Morgan Hotel
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I started going to San Antone as a child with my parents. I had seen the Alamo and strolled the riverwalk many times, but the most memorable was alongside my girlfriend. We drove out to the city from Austin, where we were both students, and checked into the historic Emily Morgan hotel. No details, but the bath with turbojets was a plus. Again I saw …
Burning up the thorn bush pile and the tank pile. Check back later for more pictures Got a good 3/4 inch rain about 1:00 pm. Carson and I had to give up on work and do some 4 wheeling in the rain and mud. Got some Gopro video to edit and add to this post ...
... with much more that we didn't see or read about. It rivals right up there with the treasures in Rome. Jody bought a nice overlay book that shows some pictures of what's there now and what it probably looked like back in the early centuries. I think I'll have to take pictures of this book to add to the blog documentation of this part of the trip.
Regarding the overall wifi experience: it was readily available in most public places for free ...
... and 5 miles to several old missions in the other direction. On Friday we hopped the bus to Riverwalk and the Alamo. I didn’t realize how big the riverwalk area is! We took a tour boat ride on the river which gave us a good overview of the entire area, then started walking. So many restaurants and cafés, so little time! We finally chose one for snacks and a drink, then on to the Alamo. Back on ...
This morning we packed stuff in the car and then drove over to the storage place. We then loaded what we could into "G/G". We had already loaded the refrigerator on Sunday. Today it seemed to take a long time to get ready to leave and then we still had to fill the gas tank! We drove back to the Shell station at 1516 and then we hooked up the car. Next time we'll move "G/G" to the house to pack and ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Emily Morgan Hotel San Antonio
Awesome Business Hotel!!
I travel to San Antonio for business every six weeks. I tried and loved the Emily Morgan Hotel! The location is great, I walked the one block to the Riverwalk. The room is large, and the staff was great. I am glad I booked on the web, and will come back!
Loved the room
My experience at Emily Morgan was just above average. The staff, the afternoon we got there was very polite, the staff that evening weren't; but for the most part the hotel was very pleasant. The room service was a little pricey but no differant than any other hotel. I truly enjoyed the relaxing tub and that oh so comfortable king size bed. It was walking distance from practically everything, including the Alamo, the Riverwalk, the mall, The tower of the Americas, Ripley's, and more. I loved it. Definetly the place to stay in San Antonio. The food was so, so. The breakfast with the pastries was more than awesome. Well if you choose this hotel I hope you love your stay as well.
What an amazing experience!! The hotel is brand new, they have Starbucks in the room, I could not believe how lucky my wife and I got. We found the room through the website and it was a great buy. The restaurant was everything we wanted and room service is 24 hours a day. It was raining when we went so we stayed inside and ate and went to the workout room and pool. The jacuzzi bathtubs are a perfect size and the window even opened so you can look at the city at night while you are in the tub. They even brough us candles so we could light them around the jacuzzi!! What a great anniversary!
I stayed in this hotel 4 days/3 nights in May 2002. Luckily it was for a conference and I didn't have to pay a thing. First of all, they wouldn't give me a key to the room despite having called up to my roommates to confirm my identity. Second, we requested a rollaway bed which was delivered only after making 2 phone calls. Third, I woke up especially early the next morning to work out in the gym and went down to the front desk to ask what floor it was on. The person told me, but only to have me go up and find that it was closed due to renovation. No word from the front desk person, no sign, nothing. I can't imagine a hotel employee having a guest ask them that and just assume they wanted to go look at the gym.
I have stayed at the Emily Morgan several times for business travel. The room was large, comfortable, and the service from the staff first rate. I Sometimes stayed on the Riverwalk, but the hotels lack the charm of the Emily Morgan. I highly reccomend it.
A little jewel
I recently stayed for 2 nights at the Emily Morgan. i had booked a room online at a very reasonable rate. The hotel is an absolute gem, an Art Deco darling occupying a pie wedge of property next to the Alamo. The room was exquisite, the bed and bedding supremely comfortable. I had a gorgeous view of San Antonio and the Alamo grounds.
The hotel staff were courteous and pleasant. The hotel is easy to navigate and seems to have decorative/architectural surprises around every corner. I enjoyed my stay and recommend the hotel without reservation.
sucks!!! bad food, old sheets, terrible service
motel 6 service for westin prices
NOTE: The hotel was going through renovations while we were there. We made our reservations online with lodging.com at $167 per night...
The Emily Morgan Hotel is by far one of the greatest hotels that I have ever stayed at! I stumbled upon it, it is right next to the Alamo and it is very easy to see why this historic building is so perfect for a hotel. They are in the process of renovations and the hotel is going to be absolutely perfect when they are done. I definatley would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to stay in San Antonio. The staff is excellent and the managment is actually available to talk to anytime you have a question! If you ever go to San Antonio - stay at the Emily Morgan Hotel, it is perfect!!
My wife and I spent four days over Thanksgiving at the Emily Morgan Ramada Inn in San Antonio. On the morning of the last day there, we went down to the hotel restaurant to eat breakfast. We were served coffee and even had cups filled a couple of times. After about 30 minutes we were still waiting for the waitress to take our order, I noticed a film layer on the surface of my coffee. I always drink my coffee black. I showed it to my wife, and the cup being half empty, she slanted it sideways to reveal a caked deposit covering the bottom of my cup. I took the cup and emptied the remaining coffee into an empty glass and my stomach started to turn. I could not see the waitress, so I walked into the kitchen and asked for the supervisor and took him out to my table and showed him what I had discovered. He appologized and offered me a new cu of coffee. I refused it and took my cup with the caked material to the lobby front desk. As my wife and I left our table, others had been watching and listening, even though the discussion with the supervisor was calm and low key. At least five other people walked away from their breakfast as we walked out.