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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

O Brien was a nice place to stay at while I was visiting the city in tow with a friend and my wife who was going to conference. It was in walking distance to almost everything I could think to do near the River Walk....More

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Thank you for saving us from sleeping on the street when we couldn't find the hotel we booked. It only took one phone call, and they gave us 2 rooms. The rooms were clean. Wi-fi worked great. Most of all, the staff were super friendly....More

1  Thank mebo14
Reviewed 9 July 2014

O'Brien was a wonderful hotel for us. Everything was okay, and the rate was fair. Parking possibility behind the hotel. Location five minutes from the Riverwalk. If you want high luxury, you shall choose another hotel, but it was perfect for us

2  Thank LN1946
Response from NOBGM, Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 11 July 2014

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed here 4 nights dureing july 4 weekend and this is a great little hotel. This is my first trip to san antonio and we were very close to the riverwalk and in a quiter part of the riverwalk but not...More

1  Thank ksimeon
Response from NOBGM, Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 11 July 2014

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay with us. Hopefully, on your next stay with us the Texas shaped waffle iron will be working properly.

Reviewed 29 June 2014

NIce Hotel. Great location to downtown activities. The building & rooms are nice but not in perfect condition. The hotel is old, so we expected minor flaws on the walls, ceilings, bathtubs, etc. Bed & pillows were very comfortable. The rooms are very small. We...More

1  Thank Hannah D
Response from NOBGM, Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 11 July 2014

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay with us. Hopefully, on your next stay with us the Texas shaped waffle iron will be working properly.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Details
Price range
USD 123 - USD 281 (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 123 - USD 281 (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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"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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"Balconies overlook a parking lot. AC's vent onto the balcony area."
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