This boutique hotel combines the classic charms of 1950s-era Cuba with contemporary touches. Just steps away from the Southwest School of Art and the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, the hotel and it's pan-Latin cuisine restaurant Ocho overlook the quieter, less touristy part of the River Walk.
1015 Navarro Street, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
The Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is one of the more colorful options to stay at along the river. You don't have to leave the hotel to get sloshed at Vbar, voted the best hotel bar in San Antonio. A great option for a place to treat yourself after a show at the McNay or the Tobin.
150 E Houston, (210) 227-9700, hotelvalencia-riverwalk.com
Sure, it's probably haunted. That's the most fun thing about it. It'll make for a more exciting stay-cation than just walking over to the Alamo.
204 Alamo Plaza, (210) 223-4361, mengerhotel.com
If driving to the edge of the hill country doesn't appeal to you, you can get your stay-cation and spa treatment Downtown. You can even call up a member of the staff to draw you a bath, if that sort of thing doesn't make you weird and uncomfortable. Or take a dip in the rooftop pool.
212 W. Crockett St., (210) 396-5800, omnihotels.com/hotels/san-antonio-mokara
The fanciest of the city's fancy hotels. The parking garage has its own fountain.
300 E Travis, (210) 227-4392, thestanthonyhotel.com
This is more a resort, and it's earned that title. You can find seven restaurants, a pool with a lazy river AND A WATERSLIDE, a kickass spa, an arcade to dump the kids at and one of the best golf courses in San Antonio
23808 Resort Pkwy, (210) 276-2500, marriott.com
A Spanish Colonial hotel along the riverwalk. A multitude of dining options and a central location should keep you happy.
112 College, (210) 518-1000, omnihotels.com
Situated in the heart of downtown, Hotel Contessa is 265 all-suite property with heated rooftop pool, full-service spa, gourmet dining at Las Ramblas.
306 W. Market St. (210) 229-9222, thehotelcontessa.com
Feel fancy in the middle of downtown, a short walk away from La Villita.
420 W Market, (210) 224-6500, starwoodhotels.com