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

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
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8.5
Excellent
101 Bowie St, San Antonio
from $135
TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Antonio Downtown
TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Antonio Downtown
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8.4
Excellent
409 E Houston St, San Antonio
from $113
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
Hyatt Place San Antonio - Riverwalk
Hyatt Place San Antonio - Riverwalk
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8.6
Excellent
601 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio
from $110
Eilan Hotel and Spa, Ascend Resort Collection
Eilan Hotel and Spa, Ascend Resort Collection
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8.9
Excellent
18603 La Cantera Terrace, San Antonio
from $186
Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk
Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk
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7.4
Good
111 E Pecan St, San Antonio
from $122
Omni La Mansion del Rio
Omni La Mansion del Rio
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8.6
Excellent
112 College St, San Antonio
from $149
La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Airport
La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Airport
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8.2
Excellent
850 Halm Blvd, San Antonio
from $79
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa
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9.1
Excellent
9800 Hyatt Resort Dr, San Antonio
from $169
La Cantera Resort & Spa
La Cantera Resort & Spa
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9.1
Excellent
16641 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio
from $175
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.