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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed in the Hummingbird room and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. We were there for 3 nights and had breakfast all 3 mornings. Breakfast was delicious each time. The staff is beyond friendly and bent over backwards to accommodate us anytime we had a request. It's only a 15 minute walk to the riverwalk...

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Lake Jackson, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Brackenridge on our honeymoon and we couldn't have been more satisfied. Mrs. lily and her husband are so sweet, the house is gorgeous and very much so accommodating. Definitely making it a yearly trip!

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

The house is in the historic district of SA and the street is tree lined and very quiet. We parked off street but you could also park in the street as there were no restrictions and very little traffic. Not quite close enough to walk to the centre. Great to sit on the veranda to eat breakfast and watch the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My family gave me two nights at the Breckinridge for my birthday. My husband and I enjoyed a delightful stay last week in the Hummingbird room. The room is pretty, spacious, private and very quiet, containing an extremely comfortable king bed with luxurious linens. Our room was outfitted with all the amenities of a top hotel along with the thoughtful...

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It was our treat to stay at the Breckenridge house in SAN Antonio. Lily, our hostess, and her husband have created a superior habitat in a historical area of SAN Antonio. The room was comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast was delicious and the Riverwalk was 3 blocks away. It was a brisk 20 minute walk to the Alamo. Alfred and...

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will come back again. The Riverwalk is especially beautiful over the Thanksgiving through New Years Holidays.

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this great 1900's house for one whole week and It was just great. Reservation on their web site was easy and as I arrived, I felt right at home. My first morning there, I had the chance to meet Lily, she was cooking a delicious breakfast that included home made ( she bakes them fresh every morning)...

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We love spending time with our guests, and visiting over a week is especially nice. It is our privilege to live in this grand old house and we are proud to be able to maintain it in style. We look forward to seeing you on your return. "Mi Casa es Su Casa"

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Celebrating our 5 year anniversary at the Brackenridge house bed and breakfast was absolutely perfect. Beautiful old school charm, loved it, so relaxing and service was better then any 5 star hotel I have stayed at. A must go for San Antonio bed and breakfast.

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your special occasion at Brackenridge House B&B. Also, we appreciate your praise and for taking the time to write a review.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Basically Brackenridge House is okay, but it does not compare to any other bed and breakfast in San Antonio. It is absolutely unacceptable to not have working Wifi. I had to wait eight hours for someone to figure out the problem. The hot tub area was dirty. The toiletries are old. I appreciate that I was asked how I wanted...

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am sorry to read about your dissatisfaction with your stay. I recall you mentioning to me that you had only one previous stay at a Bed & Breakfast Inn. I am not sure how you have based your comparison to all of the other B&B's in San Antonio. We endeavor to please our guests and to respond quickly to...

Great Falls, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I cannot say enough about how great our stay was here. My wife and I stayed here for a week during our visit. It was very very clean and Lilly was so wonderful. It was close to everything and we could walk to everything. Every morning for breakfast we had a three course meal. My wife doesn't sleep well away...

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BrackenridgeHouse, Owner at Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is high praise indeed for an Inn when a guest gets a good night's sleep away from home. We like to know when we have achieved our goal of providing you with a stay worthy of the praise - "Best" Thank you.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Mary and I celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary at the Brackenridge House and plan to be back next year for our 50th. The room was fantastic, the location of the B&B in the King William district couldn't be better, and the breakfast was outstanding as well. Thank you, Lily, for everything!

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You are most welcome and we look forward to helping you celebrate your Golden Anniversary. Salud!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the first bed and breakfast in famous historic King William District, the Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast has been pampering guests since 1986. Our rooms and suites are furnished in antique regal Victorian furniture with comfortable beds and the modern conveniences you would expect to find in a first-class hotel. All have en suite full bathroom and private entrance. Your stay at the Brackenridge house comes with a full three course hot breakfast prepared fresh every morning especially for you. For your enjoyment and convenience, all our rooms have mini-refrigerators stocked with complimentary drinks and ice, microwaves and coffee makers. The front porch and upstairs veranda invites you to relax in a rocking chair or porch swing while watching the horse drawn carriage goes by, enjoying a glass of wine or a good book. Immerse yourself in our hot tub in the rear garden area, it is the perfect way to start your day or unwind after a day of sightseeing. Available year round. Before retiring for the night enjoy a delicious Godiva truffle with a glass of cream sherry, pop a bag of popcorn and grab a movie from our extensive selection of DVDs or try one of our delicious signature home baked cookies. The Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast provides the advantages of being two blocks away from the River Walk, five blocks from the Alamo and the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center and a short walk from El Mercado and the Alamodome without the noise and congestion of downtown. The house is close to many famous and wonderful local restaurants offering delicious and excellent meals. Our goal at the Brackenridge House is for you to experience Texas hospitality at its best, and make you feel like the special person you are. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 230 Madison, King William Historic District, San Antonio, TX 78204-1320
Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio > Arsenal , East Side
Price Range: $247 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Brackenridge House Bed and Breakfast 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The mockingbird suite used to be the bridal suite and is very roomy and luxurious”
 of 5 bubbles Diane2013, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We liked the room in front. Cannot comment on the rooms in the back. They seem to be private with better access to the Hot Tub.”
 of 5 bubbles 205becharab, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“limited on site parking (3 full size spaces?)”
 of 5 bubbles let675, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We were in the back on the first floor which helped with the luggage! Book a room with a separate sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyndac1027, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms are wonderful!”
  • Small part of my huge suite
 of 5 bubbles 325vicf, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
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