$249 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Nov 3, 2014 Check-out: Nov 6, 2014

Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio

4 stars
212 West Crockett Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Best In Stay
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.6
out of 5
35 reviews
Lovely stay!

The staff was very welcoming and kind. Loved the decor and my son and i enjoyed the roof top pool.... See full review

  • Sophie McNeil
  • Oct 12, 2014
Local Favorite

Being a local, we try to stay at a different hotel in downtown every year. Mokara was fantastic in... See full review

  • Danyd Don
  • Nov 18, 2013
The Forbes Four-Star crown of the San Antonio River Walk exudes an oasis of calm. The property has 99 intimate and luxurious guestrooms and suites with 12-foot ceilings and expansive windows that offer views of the river. Accoutrements include marble Jacuzzi baths and four poster beds. Guest services are impeccable with personalized attention to every detail. These services and amenities have afforded the Mokara Hotel and Spa recognition from some of the most acclaimed media in the nation including a place among the Top 15 Hotels in Conde Nast Travelers coveted Best in the World list for two years in a row. The Mokara Spa is the only Forbes Four-Star spa in San Antonio. Its decor reflects a consummate blend of refined elegance and relaxed sophistication. The attention to detail is paramount from the soothing colors and textures of the décor to the attentive eye of the Spa Concierge who provides a seamless transition from a hectic lifestyle to welcome serenity. The on-property high-energy Ostra Restaurant features the freshest seafood and steaks flown in daily from around the world. Our executive chef uses fish that have been raised and harvested in sustainable circumstances in his approach to lifestyle cuisine. Ostra is also known for its tequila menu which features more than 50 varieties of tequilas as well as its extensive collection of vintage wines. Hotel is 100 percent smoke-free.

Hotel Map

29.4249 -98.4899
Area served
City Center
Nearby airports
San Antonio International Airport, (SAT), 9.00, MI, S;
Area description
River, On the Riverwalk

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Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio Rooms

Premier Room 1 King
Premier Room 1 King Bed. 400 sq ft. Premier Rooms are quiet and ideal with one king bed, styled with iron four poster beds, oversized soaking tubs for two and Gilchrist and Soames luxury bath amenities.
Premier room
Premier Room 2 Double Beds. 400 sq ft. Premier Rooms are quiet and ideal with two double beds, styled with iron four poster beds, oversized soaking tubs for two and Gilchrist and Soames luxury bath amenities.
Riverview Room
Riverview Room 1 King Bed - 450 sq ft. In addition to the amenities offered in the Premier Rooms, each River View room features plush king beds and private balconies, for the ultimate luxury in San Antonio. Private balconies overlook the Paseo del Rio to enjoy annual festivals or to watch the river barges.
ADA Premier King Bed
King bed-400 sq ft. Quiet and sophisticated. Enlarged door openings. Grab Bars available near toilet shower and tub. Standard shower with handheld shower head. Toilet is no higher than 29 in. from floor. Standard sink height from floor. Visual notification for hotel alarm system and phone are available.
Luxury Spa Room
Luxury Spa Room 1 King Bed. Approx. 400 sq ft. Located on the spa level, features a king bed, living area, oversized Jacuzzi, native hardwood flooring, floor to ceiling arched windows and a large private balcony overlooking the famed Riverwalk.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
24 hour room service
Room service
Poolside snackbar
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Express check in
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Shopping mall
Car rental desk
Boutiques
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
Doorman
FAX
Currency exchange
Kennels
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
TDD telephone machine
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Electronic door locks
Dining guide
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Aztec Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Majestic Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Buckhorn Saloon & Museum: 0.1 mi
  • San Antonio River Walk: 0.1 mi
  • Cathedral of San Fernando: 0.3 mi
  • The Alamo: 0.3 mi
  • Rivercenter Mall: 0.3 mi
  • Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center: 0.4 mi
  • El Mercado: 0.5 mi
  • Tower of the Americas: 0.6 mi
  • Alamodome: 0.8 mi
  • San Antonio Museum of Art: 1 mi
  • Brackenridge Park: 2.4 mi
  • San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden: 2.6 mi
  • Zoo and Aquarium: 3 mi
  • Aztec Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Majestic Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Buckhorn Saloon & Museum: 0.1 mi
  • San Antonio River Walk: 0.1 mi
  • Cathedral of San Fernando: 0.3 mi
  • The Alamo: 0.3 mi
  • Rivercenter Mall: 0.3 mi
  • Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center: 0.4 mi
  • El Mercado: 0.5 mi
  • Tower of the Americas: 0.6 mi
  • Alamodome: 0.8 mi
  • San Antonio Museum of Art: 1 mi
  • Brackenridge Park: 2.4 mi
  • San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden: 2.6 mi
  • Zoo and Aquarium: 3 mi
  • Fort Sam Houston: 3 mi
  • San Antonio Rodeo: 3 mi
  • Freeman Coliseum: 3 mi
  • Botanical Garden: 3.1 mi
  • ATT Center: 3.8 mi
  • Splashtown San Antonio: 4.1 mi
  • Missions National Historical Park: 4.4 mi
  • SBC Center: 5.1 mi
  • Lackland Air Force Base: 8.1 mi
  • Morgan's Wonderland: 9.9 mi
  • Sea World: 12.9 mi
  • Eisenhower City Park: 14.7 mi
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas: 15.2 mi

Dining

Rooftop Cafe
Healthy Spa-oriented fare featuring salads and paninis. Located on the 8th floor overlooking the city. Limited indoor and outdoor seating. Open Sun-Thur 1100-1500 hours and Fri-Sat 1100-1800 hours.
Ostra
Enjoy exquisite cuisine in a romantic riverfront locale at our signature restaurant which was recently awarded Wine Spectators Award of Excellence. Open Sun-Thur 0630-2230 hours and Fri-Sat 0630-2300 hours.
Ostra Bar
Features an Oyster Bar which includes a variety of the freshest oysters and clams plus crab and shrimp as well as ceviche. A full wine list and specialty tequilas are also available. Open daily 1130-2300 hours.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (35)

Ratings and reviews for Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio

Overall score

4.6 / 5
5.01.0
35 out of 35
Amenities:
4.6
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.8
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.1

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York, NY
Jun 18, 2009

Even better than expected

lovely place to stay, river view room purchased through this website was not available and that was disappointing; still a beautiful hotel with a fantastic restaurant

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
East Texan
Business
Frankston, TX
Jun 6, 2009

The Watermark

Peaceful, relaxing, super clean, staff was very courteous. Pretty expensive, but worth it for a special occassion.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Central Florida
May 26, 2009

Fun Anniversary Weekend

Orbitz allowed for a water(river) front room upgrade and the Watermark did not recognize it. One phone call from the room with a view of the brick wall and we got a true upgrade to a river view room! Great service the whole weekend. The only issue was the leaky shower. Just put towels down (got fresh ones twice a day!) and it was cleaned up for us. Great weekend! Pesca Rest. in Watermark was quite good with excellent service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

River walk is full of options for dining and entertainment. Talk to your concierge for reservations and suggestions.

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Review of Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Keller
Dec 29, 2008

Great Getaway Location

The Watermark was an excellent choice for a relaxing, stress-free weekend. The room was excellent and the service we received at check-in was as well. The spa was wonderful, clean and offered all the options we were looking for in a hotel spa. I would definitely go back and recommend this hotel to a friend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel was only a few steps from the San Antonio Riverwalk with all the dining, and shopping opportunities it offers.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Aug 31, 2008

leisure stay

The Watermark Hotel was comfortable, the room was oversized and exceeded my expectations. I enjoyed a wonderful seafood diner in the hotel restaurant. The food was delicious however,the service was somewhat poor because of what I assume was understaffing during a holiday weekend. The hotel was located immediately on the riverwalk and a five minute walk away from live entertainment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

The Riverwalk provides a variety of restautants and clubs with live entertainment.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Roswell, GA
Aug 3, 2008

Great Location

The location was fantastic. It was very near everything that we wanted to do, but it seemed like it was just around the corner from the hustle & bustle of the Riverwalk (although it was actually on the Riverwalk). The only sour note was the quality of the concierges. Some were exceptional, while others were rude and atrocious. The rooms were spacious and quite comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

The Mission San Jose was an attraction not to be missed. There were no crowds there.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Riverside
Jul 9, 2008

Very clean & friendly

The Watermark had a great restaurant located on the river. The staff was very friendly and the location was close to shopping and the Alamo.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Hurricane
Jul 4, 2008

Outstanding Quality for a Good Price

The Watermark has been recently renovated. The results of the renovation reflect that a great deal of thought went into creating a quality four star experience. The service provided by the staff reflected a four star attitude. Adjacent to some of the most popular locations on San Antonio's Riverwalk, the Watermark allowed us to really enjoy a business trip while having a great tourist experience. The Watermark is a first class hotel. We were surprised and felt lucky to have such a wonderful time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There a dozens of outstanding restaurants all along the riverwalk within a ten minute walk from the riverside entrance of the hotel.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Jul 2, 2008

Beautiful Hotel

The Watermark was exceptionally comfortable and beautifully maintain. The staff were polite, helpful and very personable. The room was large, with a very large and comfortable bed. My only two issues were that whilst the hotel was all but empty of guests we asked for a blacony room given that our room had a terrible view of a brick wall. We were, unfortunately denied, which was sad given the hotel had so few guests. Also, the elevator has a very annoying key access, and our key would often not work. However, all in all we had a wonderful stay, with great service and exceptional comfort. I would definitely recommend The Watermark.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Book a table at the restaurant downstairs from the hotel as it gets VERY busy.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Phoenix, AZ
May 5, 2008

My review of The Watermark Hotel and Spa

the watermark was a very pleasent hotel. Requested a connecting room but did not recieve which is my biggest complaint. Overall nice hotel in a great location. Helpful staff and great spa. Liked the size of the hotel and great bathrooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

lots of great resturants around

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