Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk

Address: 601 South St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205, United States | 3 star motel
 
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This 3 star motel, located in the Downtown/Riverwalk area of San Antonio, is near La Villita, Arenson River Theater, Arneson River Theatre, and Tower Life Building.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk

      Great Family Time

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      My family and in-laws spent 5 nights there in July 2004. One of the best self-serve breakfasts that included sausage, eggs, waffles, french toast and a whole lot more. We were always comfortable with the neighborhood outdoors and walking distances were short. The days in July are long, so we never walked dark streets. All the rooms were suites and the rates were better than regular rooms at other hotels around the Riverwalk. You can feed the ducks and fish in the river just outside the back door. The kids, ducks and fish all loved the free popcorn every evening in the lobby.

      We liked this hotel...

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      After reading some of the reviews, I had to write in about our stay here in June 2003. Overall it was good. Rooms were clean, and spacious for the five of us staying in a 2 DB room with a kitchenette and small sitting area (3 adults, 2 children). Yes the bathrooms are small but clean. Breakfast was adequate, but don't expect gourmet cuisine on the buffet. The best thing we liked about this place is the VALUE! Rooms around 100.00 (special SAVE rates) with FREE parking and breakfast. It is a quiet area of the Riverwalk. It took us 10 - 15 minutes walking along the Riverwalk from out the back door of the hotel to the main action on Riverwalk, Rivercenter Mall, Alamo, which I don't mind walking, it's good exercise with all the great eating to be done in this city. If you don't enjoy walking then this place is not good for you. We walked back as a group at night. Did not feel uneasy under these circumstances. Yes, I would stay here again.

      Great Accomodations and Friendly Service

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      We enjoyed our stay and the room was very clean and accomodating to our needs. Since there were four people in our group, we found that we had ample room to move about in the room. The kitchenette was a plus.

      The one drawback is that the bathroom needs to be larger. The clearance between the bathroom door and the toliet was very tight and you hardly had any room to move about in the bathroom. And, I really expected the vanity to be part of the bathroom and not outside of the bathroom in the open like it was. This would have helped with some privacy issues, especially since this was a suite.

      The continental breakfast was good and the waffles great! But we found the eggs and sauage cold on all of the three mornings we ate.

      The staff were very courteous, helpful and friendly.

      Personally, I would not walk to the main center of the Riverwalk from the hotel, unless you are use to walking some distance. And at night it may be quite safe, but would rather not try it. If your main goal is to visit and do other activities other than the Riverwalk then this hotel is great! Highway access was easy to and from the hotel.

      But, overall, the hotel was quite comfortable and accomodating.

      Family friendly rooms but not perfect

      from

      Compared to the luzury of the Valencia and the St. Anthony, this hotel is overpriced. However, if you have young children and need a fridge and microwave, this is one of your only options near the Riverwalk. The breakfast was HORRIBLE- very crowded with a terrible traffic flow for the buffet. We had to return to our room, and decided to skip breakfast the next morning. A tip for any downtown sightseeing: drive to Rivercenter Mall and park for free for 2 hours and walk to the Alamo, Riverwalk, etc. Just be sure to have your ticket validated in a mall shop and enjoy the mall's great food court. We would probably stay there again with our 3 children but with my husband only, I choose the Valencia.

      It is just fabulous

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      Please disregard the review from April 21 because that person obviously doesn't know what they are talking about. Number one, the hotel is on the riverwalk and unless you and your family is into the partying scene, I would not recommend staying up by all the action, it tends to get noisy at night. That's why we love to stay at the Amerisuites, it's very tranquil, loved to sit and watch the ducks early in the morning and see the walkers and joggers strolling down the river. The walk is great to all the downtown attractions, not miles away, but just far enough to really get your blood pumping. (oh btw, that's probably why mr./ms april 21 complained about the walking, they are from Dallas, the 3rd largest city in the nation that is overweight!! ) And the security on the riverwalk is tremendous, it's by no means threatening or spooky, and we have young children so we weren't out all hours of the night. And finally the buffet was unreal, everything you want and then some. I figure the people mentioned above came during spring break, not a smart move. We stayed last year the second week of june and are going back the 14th- 18th in june. Cannot wait, especially for the low price of $99 a night!

      Riverwalk? Not

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      This hotel is overpriced for it's highly touted 'proximity' to the RW. The path back to the hotel is downright spooky in the dark of night - I felt uneasy enough to have my family walk 10 feet behing me so I could reconnoiter around all the blind, dark corners. The rooms were also vaguely uncomfortable and uninviting. This hotel also invites the tour bus crowd, a phenomenon which may be difficult to avoid gived SanAn's desirability. Have you ever seen a breakfast buffet attacked by 60+ teenagers?

      Good family lodging near the Riverwalk

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      At first glance, this hotel looks a bit far from the Riverwalk. It sits south of downtown, at Durango and St. Mary's. Actually, it's a great location, if you plan to do a lot of sightseeing. There's plenty of parking, the Riverwalk's central restaurant zone is a few blocks away, and everything else seems to just east and south, from artsy Southtown and the historic King Williams District, to La Villita and the Hemisfair Tower, and the Alamodome. To our surprise, a more serene segment of the Riverwalk, passing from downtown to the King William district, runs right behind the hotel. Step outside just to watch the little ducklings! The rooms (many with nice views) are clean and nicely decorated, with minikitchens (microwave, fridge, coffeemaker and sink -- no range.) The lobby breakfast buffet is outstanding -- pastries, waffles, fruit, cereals, like so many other breakfast buffets, but with much more variety and selection. Efficient enough for a quick "business breakfast" -- and definitely fun and plentiful enough for the many families we saw there. (For some, this alone could be a real money-saver.) One can get to the freeways easily, without going through downtown, so visiting San Antonio's other wonderful attractions -- the Zoo (a gem), SeaWorld, Six Flags -- is that much easier. (Taking a writing workshop at Gemini Ink? This hotel is only a block away.) Speaking both as a visitor, and a former resident of San Antonio, this is a surprisingly good deal. I'll be staying there again.

      Great room, reasonable rates

      from

      The suite was spacious, clean, and the service was excellent. Staff members went beyond our expectations to answer questions and to arrange transportation to the airport. The hotel is located on the Riverwalk and we felt safe walking in this area late at night. We would definitely consider staying here again.

      Okay for the price

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      We stayed there in December 2003 with another couple. A couple of good points: + free parking (not common on the Riverwalk) + free breakfast

      We had to walk a few blocks to get to the "action" on the Riverwalk, the hotel is not exactly close to the main activities, but it was not a bad walk.

      The worst thing was both men in our group did NOT like the commodes in the bathrooms. They complained they were too "shallow". No easy way to explain this - but basically I was told "NEVER stay here again".

      Great Service AmeriSuites So. St Rosa

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      The AmeriSuite on South St. Rosa was overbooked on my arrival date. They provided and paid for the Wooddruff hotel for one night which is located around the corner and they paid for 3 local calls. Nice courtesy! Great Staff too.The AmeriSuite hotel lobby is neat and pleasant. Their continental breakfast was nice too. You can make your own waffles. There was fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee, tea, bagels, sausauge, etc but no eggs.I had a non-smoking room with a very loud A/C which was next to the beds. I turned off the A/C and the scent of cigarette smoke was present perhaps from the walls and/or furniture after two hours. This made sleeping a bit difficult. Bathroom a bit small too.Great location from the Riverwalk!

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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      Traveler Photos Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk

      Hyatt Hotel entrance to River walk
      San Antonio, United States
      Hyatt Hotel entrance to River walk
      San Antonio, United States