Five hotels for the perfect staycation in San Antonio, TX

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Experience a weekend of luxury with a stay in the Otto Koehler Suite. | 📸: @thedadbodstrong

It’s no surprise that December is one of the busiest months for travel. Accommodating relatives looking to spend the holidays in our beautiful San Antonio can sometimes be a challenge.

Luckily, you read our newsletter and will now have the perfect hotel guide to recommend for unique stays + unforgettable experiences.

Here are some SATXtoday approved places to stay:

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, 150 E. Houston St. | $169+

Recently featured on Condé Nast Traveler, this Spanish colonial-styled hotel sits on the quiet side of the River Walkmaking for the perfect downtown getaway. Pro tip: Hotel Valencia is currently running a Light up the Night Package which includes River Boat Tickets + a holiday “light up” drink at San Antonio’s only Argentinian-inspired restaurant — Dorrego’s.

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A hotel on the River Walk with a spanish flair. | 📸: @canadiantraveller

Oge House, 209 Washington St. | $169+

This exquisite antebellum mansion is one of three Noble Inn bed + breakfast stays in San Antonio’s King William district. The property is adorned with lush plantings, rose gardens, and lawns that makes for a truly quaint space and romantic getaway.

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Hotel Havana, 1015 Navarro St. | $140+

This charming boutique hotel is located on the newer part of the River Walk + an easy stroll to Pearl. Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine prepared by the winner of “Chopped” season 47 episode 13, Chef Jesse Kuykendall.

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We know it’s called Ocho, but this restaurant is number one in our eyes. | 📸: @izzy4018

La Cantera Restort & Spa, 16641 La Cantera Pkwy. | $204+

Winner of Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award 2021 for No. 1 Best Resort in Texas, La Cantera Resort has something for everyone. While conveniently located adjacent to Six Flags Fiesta Texas, this resort features two golf courses, five heated pools, a luxury spa + plenty of upscale dining options.

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After you’re done hitting the pool, check out the resort’s Loma De Vida Spa | 📸: @lacanteraresort

Hotel Emma, 136 E. Grayson St. | $795+

One look at Hotel Emma is enough to brew excitement in any visitor looking for an upscale stay. The 146-room riverfront hotel is conveniently located inside Pearl grounds with plenty of restaurants + shops within walking distance of your stay.

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This, but with a cup of coffee in hand on a cold, winter night — perfection. | 📸: @andreimatei

Not expecting any guests? Treat yourself to a staycation. Tag us in your photos on Instagram and let us know if we missed any hotels that are must-stays. We hope you have a suite time in San Antonio.

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