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Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

by Rachel Friedman
The Outside of Hotel Valenica Riverwalk
Photo: The Outside of Hotel Valenica Riverwalk / Courtesy of the property
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Hotel Valenica Riverwalk Fireplace
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Hotel Valenica Riverwalk Terrace
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Hotel Valenica Riverwalk Room
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The Alamo City boasts stunning architecture, top-notch food, and friendly locals. Travelers can find all of this and much more at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk. With a nod to the city’s roots and on-site bar and restaurant, guests can kick back and relax at this centrally located hotel after a long day of exploring the city or meandering the River Walk.

What You Need to Know

The Look of Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

It's All in the Details

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk embodies the city's heritage by invoking the feeling of walking into a Rioja wine cellar with artisanal ironwork, hand-crafted tiles, and a vaulted ceiling. When travelers aren’t exploring, they can lounge at stylish Naranja Tequila and Mezcal Bar or dine at the hotel’s Argentinian restaurant, Dorrego’s.

The Vibe at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

A peaceful retreat at the end of a long day of sightseeing or networking, you’ll see guests sipping on artisanal cocktails, conversing while relaxing on comfy couches in the lobby, or gazing out onto the River Walk from the terrace. We especially loved the water feature at the hotel entrance which instantly calmed us after being greeted by the friendly hotel staff.

Who Will Love Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

Friend groups, couples, business travelers - there's over 7,000 square feet of meeting space - and others who want to be close to main attractions without sacrificing tranquility will love Hotel Valencia Riverwalk.

Who Might Not Love Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

Those who want to step out of the hotel and be right in the middle of the action of the River Walk may want to look elsewhere. Wellness enthusiasts may want to seek another hotel as there is no on-site spa, although in-room spa services are offered.

Best Amenity at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

The outdoor courtyard featuring live music to enjoy at the end of the day; lobby restaurant and bar dishing out good eats; and the terrace overlooking the River Walk are all reasons to love this hotel.

Money Matters

What’s Included in Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

Stays here include custom, cozy Hotel Valencia beds with seven layers of Egyptian cotton linens, C.O. Bigelow bathroom products, LED flat-screen TV, wifi, fitness center, and scenic views of the River Walk. Don’t forget your complimentary margarita at check-in.

Fees and Extra Costs at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

The typical extra costs are expected here, plus a $4.75 state recovery and destination fee. Valet parking is $49 per night.

How to Get a Deal at Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

Check on the hotel’s offers page for multiple specials like Breakfast in Bed, many romance packages, among others. Discounted room rates are also extended to teachers; AAA members; and military, law enforcement, fire, and rescue personnel.

Getting to Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

In the Neighborhood of Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

The hotel is set on a quiet corner of the River Walk (about a three-minute stroll from the main stretch) and San Antonio’s famous sites like the Alamo, museums, music venues, top restaurants, and more are all within walking distance.

Nearest Airport to Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is almost nine miles away, or about 25 minutes by car.

Nearest Public Transportation to Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

The 30 and 36 of the VIA Metropolitan Transit system are the closest bus stations to the hotel. While you can go that route, Ubers are very punctual and clean.

The Bottom Line 

A gem in the heart of San Antonio for those looking for a serene feel, ideal location, and elegant amenities.

It's All in the Details