The historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas is the longest operating hotel west of the Mississippi, and is located less than 5 minutes walking distance from the iconic Alamo. Known for its elegant period architecture and decor, the hotel’s ornate Colonial Room restaurant offers an a la carte hot breakfast, with some room packages that include breakfast in the price. The Menger is also known for having the largest seasonally heated outdoor pool in San Antonio. The onsite fitness center is open daily and offers cardio equipment, treadmills, and barbells. With its location directly adjacent to San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk, dozens of shops and restaurants are just a 3 minute walk away.
Strolling through the elaborate Victorian halls of the hotel is a delightful way to soak up the feeling of being in San Antonio during the 1850s. Start the day with a fresh, made to order breakfast and explore the hotel’s shops before setting out for a day of sightseeing. Later, enjoy a dip in the pool or an invigorating ride on the stationary bike in the fitness center before walking to dinner on the Riverwalk.
All rooms at the hotel include free high speed internet and have a 42 inch flat screen TV with standard and premium channels, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, and hairdryer. Select rooms have a fridge available. Some of the most popular restaurants in San Antonio are within 5 minutes walking distance, such as Boudro’s on the Riverwalk, Casa Rio, Morton’s, Saltgrass Steakhouse, Joe’s Crab Shack, Michelino’s and many others. The Riverwalk is also a shopper’s paradise packed with distinctive boutique shops, souvenir stores, and art galleries.