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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We booked our hotel and had a prepaid confirmed confirmation. Upon arrival, after searching forever to find a parking spot, we were told that they had accidentally overbooked. Horrible customer service.More

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Response from Jeb866, Front Office Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Guest Most likely you are not aware how online reservations systems work for Hotels, Cruises, Cars, Airlines. If you use a third party website and they sell you something that is not available you must make the administrator of such website responsible for the...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

This hotel is great. The location is close to everything. We did not have a car...didn't need one. Uber ride from the airport about $17 each way. We walked all over San Antonio. The staff is friendly and helpful. April, at the front desk, could...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Check-in was a dream -- George was polite and efficient, as we straggled in after a long day of driving. He was able to answer all of our questions, including walking directions to where we needed to be the next morning. The breakfast choice was...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The O’Brien hotel is just a few steps away from the Riverwalk and I’m glad I picked the more reasonably priced hotel. The included breakfast was great: the Texas shaped waffles were 5 star and eggs, bacon and hash browns with various breads/bagels, yogurt and...More

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Response from Tina M, Guest Relations Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate the input referring to our staff and location. We hope to someday have another opportunity to host your stay.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

We stayed 2 nights . When we checked in Jesus was able to help us out and find an awesome restaurant to eat at along with directions. April the next morning was so helpful with directions and things to do in the area. The rooms...More

Thank Mary Jo L
Response from Tina M, Guest Relations Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 16 March 2018

Know that your voice is of tremendous importance to us. We value your business and thank you for the insight regarding our location and area. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
USD 121 - USD 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 121 - USD 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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LeAnn S
12 June 2017|
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Response from Llrn | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant on site but there is a pizza place next door. I do not think there are any suites or jacuzzi tubs. The balcony rooms do not have private balconies. Nice place but probably not for romantic getaways.
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203margareth
20 March 2017|
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Response from bedhead02 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you said fee, I thought it said free. Parking was FREE for us. We got a permit from reception.
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Llrn
14 January 2017|
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Response from S R | Reviewed this property |
Truthfully, I cannot recall. I make it a practice never to use them.
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"Balconies are huge!"
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"Stay away. If you must stay here, request a room a far away from the ice maker as possible."
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"Don't stay, but if you do and you want to sleep in after 6 am, don't stay on the first floor"
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"the rooms are large. there are 3 floors and they are all BEAUTIFUL."
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