The Emily Morgan San Antonio DoubleTree Hotel
Constructed in 1924, the Emily Morgan Hotel has been an iconic Texas landmark since its opening. It hovers over the Alamo and the River Walk, making this the perfect location for your San Antonio visit.
By staying at the Emily Morgan, you are within walking distance to many great attractions and dining options:
- The Alamo
- The River Walk
- Ripley's Believe It or Not!
- Menger Bar
- Guinness World Records Museum
- Rainforest Cafe
- Travis Park
Who is Emily Morgan?
Considered to be the turning point of Texas's fight against Mexico for their independence, the Battle of the Alamo is now major historic knowledge across the world. It is widely agreed that Mexico lost this battle because Mexican general, Santa Anna, was not able to gather his troops quickly enough after the calls of the enemies, the Texans, were heard. It is thought that this was because of Emily - a twenty-one-year old indentured servant - who was distracting the Mexican general during this time. Emily had been captured by Mexican forces along with other household members and before that, was indentured to Colonel James Morgan. Many believe Emily is to thank for the Texas victory that day.
About the Hotel
There is an award-winning restaurant in the hotel, Oro Restaurant. They put a creative twist on traditional Texas flavors. This hotel features a 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour business center, luxury suites, concierge service, valet parking, and an outdoor pool that is open until 11pm. Each room features free WiFi, an HDTV with cable, premier bathrobes, a coffee maker, a hair dryer, a makeup mirror, and a phone with free local calls.