Springhill Suites by Marriott San Antonio Downtown / Alamo Plaza
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What an exhausting day - again!
We left Austin under cloudy skies with rain threatening. Luckily apart from a few showers during the busy drive, it stayed dry all day. The drive from Austin to San Antonio is only 1.5 hours so we had a full day in San Antonio.
Checked into a really nice Springhill Suites, this is a division of …
... less than the. UK), the car seems to be doing around 23mpg so not too bad. Then after a while we seem to leave the flatlands and the landscape is more undulating although road looks a little wet and the sky looks ominous ahead. As we get to San Antonio it starts REALLY raining and we forgot that we left TomTom on shortest route so we find ourselves taken off the highway and in tons of traffic heading to town. Decide to quickly change to fastest and then we're taken back ...
... loves deeply and completely.
She works very hard trying to make everyone happy, often at great sacrifice to herself. We are proud to be her dad and mom; it brings us great joy to call her our daughter.
Since we started on our journey we have missed family and friends. In fact, we regularly say our time would be PERFECT if we had the ones we ...
... high. I was so overwhelmed by all the traffic moving and circling around; it felt like an amazing design. George thought it was interesting, but he is much less amazed by what felt like an "engineering marvel" to me.
Is it a Gas Station or a Mini-Mall
We have seen truck stops across the country. Buccee's, a gas station only found in Texas, is a destination. There are 64 ...
... to beat rush hour traffic. Ok, can I remind you that I said the challenge with San Antonio is the streets are not square! We were sure we knew where our car was, we even paid special attention to where we were when we left it. With each block we walked we realized we really had no idea where we were and there were no real landmarks to find since we were in the middle of downtown where the buildings block everything except right in front ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services