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Crockett Hotel
Ranked #23 of 355 Hotels in San Antonio
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

What a pleasant stay. The service was outstanding. The location is fantastic.

  • Stayed February 2012
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CrockettGM, General Manager at Crockett Hotel, responded to this review, 29 February 2012
Thank you for sharing your experiences with the many readers of Trip Advisor.

Our staff is dedicated to provide an experience like you described to all of our guests. We appreciate your compliments on our desk and housekeeping staff. It is also great to hear that our complimentary breakfast 'it the spot' for you.
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

More than I would have experienced. The hotel is clean, lobby is great, bar has a Happy Hour. Eduardo at the front desk was courteous, friendly and gave us an upgrade. He even got us in at Saltgrass Steak House for Valentine's Day. We asked to get reservations on the same day. The Upgrade was huge and a corner room. Actually, a suite with a new bath and upgraded amenities. The only drawback - no flat screen TV.

Hotel has a breakfast included and though my wife liked it, I was not impressed - lot's of Big Texas Waffles and the usual fare expected at a Quinta or elsewhere. Coffee was terrible.

Across the street is the RiverWalk Mall and the River Walk. Across the street from the Alamo. Great restaurants to choose from - Morton's Steak House right across the street. And, of course, the River Walk. On the first day, we dined at Luciano"s Italian Restaurant. Great food and service.

Also, recommend Schilo"s Deli, a good place for breakfast and lunch. We also ate at Rita's MexTex Restaurant and the food and service was not memorable.

Room Tip: Ask the front desk, especially Eduardo if on duty, for an upgrade.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

My husband and I live here in San Antonio and were seeking an inexpensive way to spend our Valentine's Weekend. Check-in was very quick and easy with no hassles whatsoever. Our AAA rate was honored and an additional $18.50 was assessed for the hotel's valet parking service. Since the hotel is located in a very convenient location, we parked our vehicle and did not need it again until we checked out. We were assigned room 225 which has a queen sized bed. The room, although small, was very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was absolutely spotless. The shower's water pressure was more than adequate although the water temperature did fluctuate back and forth from hot to cold to lukewarm. Amenities included in the room were the usual hairdryer, an iron/ironing board and in-room coffee maker (single use filter packets). The television was an older tv. Being that the pay-per-view movies were $15.99 each, we had hoped the tv would have been an updated, better quality, flat screen tv. Needless to say, we saved the money and took a walk instead. The Crockett Hotel is VERY close to several local attractions. It is located directly behind the Alamo, adjacent to RiverCenter Mall and only a short walk to the RiverWalk. Market Square is an approximate 10 minute walk as well. Breakfast is included from 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Unfortunately we missed that window so I can't comment on how it was. Overall, the hotel was very nice with a great location. We will definitely consider staying at the Crockett again for a weekend getaway and plan on recommending the Crockett to out of town friends as well.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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CrockettGM, General Manager at Crockett Hotel, responded to this review, 22 February 2012
We are so happy to know that your selected the Crockett as the place to celebrate this Valentines Day. As you mentioned, we are a historic, boutique hotel in the heart of a very special city. Even the local San Antonians visit downtown for a little local getaway from time to time. We have a great housekeeping staff who care of the hotel and our guests like visitors to their home.

Thank you again for taking your time to provide feedback.
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Reviewed 17 February 2012

This hotel was one recommended by Frommers Texas Guide. Also, good comments on hotel by a couple we met at South Padre Island. I decided to stay there for 2 nights so wife and I could see mainly the downtown sights of San Antonio. The location is excellent for walking to the Alamo, the River Walk and River Centre Mall plus downtown historical buildings and districts. Lots of great restaurants were also nearby.
Room 610 on outside faced the Alamo. It was smaller than some hotel rooms we have stayed in but very clean and comfortable. All staff were friendly and helpful. Valet parking at $20 per night is worth it as your car is secured and returned promptly when needed.
Free breakfast with eggs, cereal, fruit etc was included... coffee in urns could have been hotter. Coffee we made in room was hotter and tasted better. Overall, a very good place to stay.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 February 2012

I stayed at The Crockett b/c I was traveling to San Antonio on a budget. As it turned out, the Crockett may have been less expensive than a lot of the surrounding hotels, but it could not have been less comfortable. The rooms were quiet and clean. The beds were really, really comfortable. And the staff were wonderful -- very kind and accommodating.

I also stayed in The Crockett because its an older hotel. It's really beautiful -- all of the furniture and decorations support the historic ambiance.

I usually don't stay in hotels without workout rooms, but when you stay in the Crockett, you get free access to the workout room at The Menger Hotel across the street. Before I got there I wondered I much of a hassle it would be to get over to The Menger. But it was really easy -- it's across a not-very-busy, quiet road. When I stay in a big hotel, it takes me longer to get to the workout room than it took me to get from my room in The Crockett to the workout room in The Menger.

The free breakfast that comes with the cost of your room is much better than a lot of other free breakfasts I've had. Included are warm scrambled eggs, make-your-own waffles, fresh fruit, lots of different cereals, bagels, and danishes. And the dining area is very comfortable and spread out.

The location of this hotel is ideal -- right next to the Alamo and not far at all from the River Walk, where are of the restaurants are located.

The only thing I didn't like about my room was the view. It had no view. When I looked out my window, I saw a brick wall. From what I can tell, some of the rooms look over the Alamo. That would have been nice. But mine looked right into a nice brick wall. :) However, given the rest of the hotel's perks, I didn't mind.

Room Tip: Ask for an exterior room that faces the Alamo.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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CrockettGM, General Manager at Crockett Hotel, responded to this review, 16 February 2012
Thank you for taking time to let us know of your recent visit to the Crockett Hotel. We enjoy sharing the experiences of our guests with others who may read the review and also decide to stay with us at the Crockett, a historic boutique hotel in the heart of San Antonio.
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Property: Crockett Hotel
Address: 320 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 78205-2083
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Region: United States > Texas > San Antonio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Best Value Hotel in San Antonio
#25 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
#42 Family Hotel in San Antonio
#57 Business Hotel in San Antonio
Price range (per night): $151 - $290
Hotel Class:3 star — Crockett Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A recommended hotel in San Antonio for families. ... more   less 
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