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Menger Hotel

2,624 reviews
+1 210-223-4361

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center

Stay Near the Alamo at the Historic Menger Hotel

What Do the Rooms Include?

You'll love the 19th century style and historic ambience of the spacious, brightly colored rooms at the Menger Hotel. WiFi is free, and there is premium cable on the large flat screen TVs. Room service is available, and you can request a mini-fridge for your room. The baths feature upscale Gilchrist and Soames toiletries. 

What Amenities Are Available?

The hotel's manicured courtyard features a year-round heated outdoor pool in a lovely tropical setting. The Alamo Plaza Spa offers a full menu of spa treatments and massages, as well as a sauna and spa tub. The grand lobby is anchored by an imposing fireplace and there are designated smoking areas. There is a fitness center, business center, and conference space. The hotel offers wedding planning services, as well. Be sure to visit the hotel's historic Menger Bar. 

How Much Will a Stay at the Menger Hotel Cost?

You'll find favorable prices, especially for hotels in San Antonio. A standard room at the Menger goes for about $125 per night. 

What's There to Do Nearby?

The hotel is in the historic district, next to the Alamo and just blocks from the Riverwalk, San Antonio's gorgeous, lively shopping and entertainment center. Shopping is minutes away at the Rivercenter Mall. The hotel is also close to public transportation for exploring the other parts of the city.

What's the Bottom Line?

If you want to immerse yourself in San Antonio's fabled historic past, the Hotel Menger is the perfect place to stay. This unique 1860s hotel has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay at a reasonable price. 


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The Alamo
204 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Hotels location is perfect" "Fabulous location"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
99% liked the proximity to shopping.
Bar and Beverages
"Friendly bartenders" "Cheap liquor"
Lovely bar service, according to 77%.
Only 55% were satisfied with the beverage prices.
"Staff was wonderful and accommodating" "Front desk staff are fantastic"
90% found the staff to be very friendly.
81% thought the service was very professional.
"Delicious buffet" "Lobby and restaurant are beautiful"
Only 67% were satisfied with the menu.
Yummy desserts, said 88%.
"Great swimming pool" "Very relaxing garden and pool area"
Clean pool, said 71%.
"Lobby is gorgeous" "Hotel decor was fantastic"
65% criticized the unstylish hotel.
92% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Nice Sunday brunch" "Wonderful breakfast and dinner"
52% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Floor had stains" "Hallway carpets were filthy"
Only 56% said rooms were clean enough.
55% thought it was rather dirty.
Value for money
"Paid for the smallest hotel room" "Expensive motel 6"
52% said the breakfast was too expensive.
The price was too high for 68%.
"No signal" "No usb"
71% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.
"Terrible water pressure" "Worst hotel bed"
76% said rooms were small.
81% complained about the bathroom.
Wellness Area
"Spa wasn't available" "Spa is extremely dated"
81% didn't like the fitness area.
"Loud air conditioner" "Restroom too small"
76% said rooms were small.
51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.

Good to know...

Hotel could use some updating
Rooms could be larger
Friendly atmosphere
Wonderful sightseeing
Expert Reviews
In the late 19th century, no one who was anyone would consider staying anywhere but the Menger, which opened its doors in 1859 and has never closed them.
You'll be the envy of many an overheated tourist strolling immediately across the street from the entrance to the Alamo into the cool lobby and up to your room.
DK Eyewitness
The lovely three-story Victorian lobby is decorated with antiques, the Menger Bar is a legendary San Antonio tavern, and the hotel is reputedly home to numerous ghosts.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: USD 50 per night
  • Parking Fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet Fee: USD 125 per pet, per stay
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: USD 25 per person (one way)
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 12 and USD 21 for adults, USD 9 and USD 12 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible