Hotels near San Antonio Museum of Art
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Just on the edge of downtown, the San Antonio Museum of Art has an impressive collection that's perfect for the art nerd. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near San Antonio Museum of Art

Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio
Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio
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7.8
Good
205 E Houston St, San Antonio
from $99
Days Inn San Antonio / Near Lackland AFB
Days Inn San Antonio / Near Lackland AFB
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6.2
Good
6815 US Hwy 90 West, San Antonio
from $40
Riverwalk Plaza
Riverwalk Plaza
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7.7
Good
100 Villita Street Dwyer/Main Plaza, San Antonio
from $92
Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk-Downtown
Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk-Downtown
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8.9
Excellent
125 E Houston St, San Antonio
from $143
Holiday Inn San Antonio - Dwtn - Market Sq
Holiday Inn San Antonio - Dwtn - Market Sq
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7.4
Good
318 W Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio
from $68
Holiday Inn Express San Antonio-Airport
Holiday Inn Express San Antonio-Airport
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8.9
Excellent
91 Ne Loop 410, San Antonio
from $80
Crowne Plaza San Antonio Airport
Crowne Plaza San Antonio Airport
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6.9
Good
1111 NE Loop 410, San Antonio
from $85
Days Inn San Antonio Northwest - Seaworld
Days Inn San Antonio Northwest - Seaworld
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6.8
Good
6010 NW Loop 410, San Antonio
from $37
Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
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8.5
Excellent
150 E Houston St, San Antonio
from $129
La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk
from $92
More About Hotels near San Antonio Museum of Art...

Because of the museum's proximity to the Near East Side neighborhood, it's wise to also try to tour this multicultural neighborhood that extends from I-H35 to Alamo Heights. A walk past important landmarks like Lambermont on East Grayson Street or Bullis House Inn on Pierce Street easily propels a tourist back in time to the latter half of the 19th century.

Being on the edge of downtown has its advantages, due to being a few blocks from the River Walk and HemisFair Park, or the spectacular Tower of the Americas. Also, the best concentration of restaurants is right there on the River Walk, with a stroll along the river that's easy on the eyes.

Streetcar to Budget Hotels by the San Antonio Museum of Art

When booking affordable hotels, stick to ones that allow you to walk or take a streetcar, best for tired feet after a day of sightseeing. 

Situated midway between downtown and the Pearl, the Wyndham Garden San Antonio Riverwalk has views of the San Antonio River but far from the party scene at the River Walk. Or try the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, though lacking views of the river, it does have a relaxed atmosphere with a pool for swimming.

To go really budget, book Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk, a slightly nicer hotel than the basic Travelodge San Antonio Alamo, but both are suitable.

Making the Most of the San Antonio Museum of Art

There's no set time to visit them during the year -- rain or shine works. Check the museum website for visiting times, but note that general admission is free on Tuesdays from 4 to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The San Antonio Museum of Art was once an association chartered in 1925. During the 1970's, the museum acquired several collections which prompted a move to the vacated lands of the Lone Star Brewery Complex. The museum standing today opened in 1981 to the public.

Since the museum's inception, it has emphasized art collections from the Americas, bound in the deep roots of Texas; including pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial, and Latin American folk art -- along with collections from a variety of other world cultures. 

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