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Located in Downtown - Riverwalk, Menger Hotel is adjacent to Alamo and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like River Walk. This 316-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. It's in central San Antonio and also a short walk from Rivercenter Mall and Tower of the Americas.

Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite fine-dining restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

The 316 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, ceiling fans, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are also standard.

Property features

Menger Hotel features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for USD 28 per day. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Alamo and River Walk
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Originally built in 1859, The Menger Hotel is located in central San Antonio, one block from the famed Riverwalk, the Children's Museum, and the Buckhorn Museum. Nearby points of interest also include the Rivercenter Mall, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and San Antonio Central Library. The hotel's Colonial Room Restaurant serves American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. The historic Menger Bar, a replica of London's House of Lords Pub, features cherry paneling and booth seating. Room service is also available for limited hours.

The Menger Hotel's tropical courtyard garden looks out onto an outdoor pool that is heated during winter months. On-site recreational amenities also include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility with cardiovascular equipment. The full-service Alamo Plaza Spa offers spa treatments including massages, scrubs, facials, and a Finnish sauna. More than 11,618 square feet of flexible function space accommodates up to 750 guests and includes the Plaza Ballroom, 9 meeting and conference rooms, poolside rooms, and a terrace that overlooks the Menger Court. Valet parking is available (surcharge). Complimentary wireless Internet access is offered in all public areas.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 316 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1859 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1079 
  • Sauna 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11618 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Colonial Room Restaurant - This stately neoclassical restaurant has large arched windows overlooking a lush tropical garden. The restaurant serves American regional cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and its signature mango ice cream has been on the menu for a century. The Colonial Room serves a lunch buffet Monday through Friday and Sunday brunch.

The Menger Bar - Teddy Roosevelt reportedly recruited some of his Rough Riders from this pub-style bar built in 1887. A replica of London's House of Lords Pub, it has a gleaming cherry paneled ceiling and walls, booth seating, and glass cabinets. The bar offers a selection of fine cigars.

The Menger Hotel provides room service for limited hours.

Spa Services

The Alamo Plaza Spa offers European-style treatments including massages, scrubs, and facials, steam baths, and a Finnish sauna.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 50 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 21 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 125 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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