Hotels near HemisFair Arena
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The HemisFair neighborhood was first established in the 1700's, originating at the street of La Villita that now includes the HemisFair Park and spreads out from S. Alamo Street, to E. Commerce, and then to E. Chavez Boulevard. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near HemisFair Arena

Days Inn San Antonio Airport
Days Inn San Antonio Airport
|
6.4
Good
542 NE Loop 410, San Antonio
from $43
The Inn at Market Square / Downtown
The Inn at Market Square / Downtown
|
4.0
Fair
1500 I-35 South Exit 154B - Laredo St., San Antonio
from $30
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport
|
8.2
Excellent
37 Ne Loop 410, San Antonio
from $79
Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk
Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk
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8.3
Excellent
830 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio
from $96
The Inn Downtown/Museum Reach
The Inn Downtown/Museum Reach
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4.5
Fair
1614 N Saint Marys Street, San Antonio
from $47
Hampton Inn San Antonio-Downtown (River Walk)
Hampton Inn San Antonio-Downtown (River Walk)
|
7.8
Good
414 Bowie St, San Antonio
from $92
Motel 6 San Antonio Downtown - Riverwalk
Motel 6 San Antonio Downtown - Riverwalk
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4.6
Fair
900 N Main Ave, San Antonio
from $42
Rodeway Inn
Rodeway Inn
|
5.0
Fair
211 N Ww White Rd, San Antonio
from $45
Hyatt Place San Antonio–North/Stone Oak
Hyatt Place San Antonio–North/Stone Oak
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8.7
Excellent
1610 E Sonterra Blvd, San Antonio
from $101
The Emily Morgan - a DoubleTree by Hilton
The Emily Morgan - a DoubleTree by Hilton
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8.5
Excellent
705 E Houston St, San Antonio
from $129
More About Hotels near HemisFair Arena...

There's enough to do and see in the cultural heart of San Antonio. Take a walk down S. Alamo towards Alamo Plaza and visit the mythical site of the Battle of Alamo and then turn back towards E. Commerce and E. Market Street to see the where the former HemisFair Arena once was, which has now been replaced with the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. 

For hunger pains, an exploration surrounding the park will soon show several restaurants that can please any palate from Italian to Tex-Mex.

Zip Back and Forth on Foot to Reasonably Priced Hotels in HemisFair

All the major tourist attractions are near each other, so getting from place to place is a snap by walking most of the downtown core. 

When booking a hotel, choose between historic or modern. Be close to HemisFair Park by staying at the heritage style Hotel Valencia Riverwalk or the equally heritage Riverwalk Vista. For serious history buffs, the Menger Hotel and Crockett Hotel are less than a mile from Alamo Plaza. Certainly being right in the core is further away from the sights along the San Antonio River, yet the most significant attractions like the Tower of Americas and RiverCenter Mall are right in the center, and the view at the top of the Tower of Americas could rival the Empire State Building.

Catching the Full Bloom of HemisFair

Because HemisFair is an urban park area, the ideal time to visit is at springtime. The HemisFair Arena that once showcased the San Antonio Spurs games was sadly demolished once the Spurs moved to the Alamodome. But no fretting, because the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is a modern marvel of architecture.

There is no time limit, so feel free to step into the Convention Center and take a short walking tour of the facility and then exit on E. Market to reach the park.

A trek through the park under a blanket of trees, outdoor sitting areas, and charming fountains will lead you to the historic buildings of La Villita. Naturally, heading to the Towers of America is essential, especially viewing the city at the Flags Over Texas Observation Deck. 

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