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Welcome to Alamo City, land of legend and lore

Rooted in the rich history of San Antonio, the Historic Menger Hotel reigns as the oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi. An elegant anchor just steps from the Alamo, our storied hotel has played host to generations of guests who delight in its architectural grandeur, glamorous public spaces and thoughtful modern-day services and amenities. From our museum-worthy furnishings to our celebrated mango ice cream, the Menger is the essence of San Antonio.

more than 150 years in the heart of San Antonio

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You love art, architecture and antiques You believe location is everything You're not afraid of ghosts You love history You've got a sweet tooth

5 Reasons to choose the menger

You love art, architecture and antiques

Throughout the hotel, you’ll find museum-worthy art and architecture, as well as fascinating vintage photos that trace our storied history. Amid the Victorian architecture and 19th century elegance, delight in the Spanish courtyard and in the Menger Bar, an exact replica of London’s House of Lords Pub.

You believe location is everything

The Menger is located directly on Alamo Plaza and adjacent to Rivercenter Mall and San Antonio’s celebrated Riverwalk. In other words, you’re steps from the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment.

You're not afraid of ghosts

The Menger’s otherworldly guests are a colorful and delightfully polite group. They include a Confederate soldier, a charming man in a top hat, a Spaniard, a man in buckskin and an attentive chambermaid.

You love history

The oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi, The Menger traces its history to William Menger, who opened the Menger Brewery in 1855 (and thus introduced beer to San Antonio) and followed it with the hotel in 1859.

You've got a sweet tooth

Fine dining is a long tradition at The Menger, but no trip to our landmark hotel is complete without a serving of Mango Ice Cream in the Colonial Dining Room. It’s been on the menu for more than a hundred years.

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Victorian Suites
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Deluxe Two Doubles
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Deluxe King
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Victorian Room

Rooms & Suites

SAN ANTONIO’S CLASSIC COMFORT

Blending historic charm with modern-day comfort, The Menger’s 316 guest rooms and suites are elegant urban retreats just steps from San Antonio’s most visited attractions.

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“Wonderful historic hotel!”
Ask for one of the old rooms. The new wing is fine and lovely, but if you stay at this hotel you should sleep in as much history as possible. It's a grand old dame with wonderful amenities and an excellent location. You are literally across the alley from the Alamo!
Gogoinspectorgadget
“Fun, affordable place in San Antonio”
I host a conference at The Menger once a year for 150 people. The staff could not be more helpful or pleasant. It's got character and history on it's side. Two blocks from the Riverwalk and immediately adjacent to the Alamo, it's a sure bet.
202missy
“Sleeping with History”
What a perfect stay. The hotel in all of its historical grandeur was immaculately kept. Comfortable beds, very clean and beautifully decorated. The staff was very friendly no matter what time of day. We stopped by the dining room for Mango ice cream at 10:00 pm and the matre de packaged it to go for us. All in all, the location was fabulous, steps from the Alamo. Excellent hotel.
Shannon T
“The Spirits were Welcoming in the Colonial Restaurant”
I dined last night at the Colonial Restaurant as part of a ghost tour. Our group was seated at a long table and there were at least 25 people present. The service was commendable and as far as I could tell flawless, as each person was made to feel as if he or she were the only person seated at that table. The lights were turned down low and each table was illuminated by a candle. The old-fashioned atmosphere of this dining room lent to speculation about who else may have dined here in the past. This impression was built upon by all of the antiques on exhibit in the corridors and in the lobby. I had a steak as an entrée which came with green beans and rice and dinner rolls with butter. How yummy was that steak! It was not overcooked and each bite contained luscious flavors. For dessert I had a serving of moist, dark, irresistible chocolate layer cake with frosting. I would recommend this restaurant as a spot for a romantic couple, a special birthday, or perhaps a fancy date night.
Ninevin
"San Antonio Royalty"
The Menger is everything you want in one hotel. A historic location, excellent dining and Five Star service.
hwyflak

Special Offers

Create a Menger Moment and Save up to 30%

Escape the winter chill and explore the warmth and romance of San Antonio. Now through December 31, 2016, you’ll save up to 30% in Alamo City when you book direct. ...

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Create a Menger Moment and Save up to 30%

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Spa Time in the Heart of San Antonio

Stressed? This Spa Package for two in the Alamo Plaza Spa is exactly what you need. Relax with this spa treatment that offers additional features you don't want to miss out ...

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

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Breakfast & Valet

It's the most important meal of the day and the perfect way to jumpstart your stay in San Antonio. Enjoy breakfast for two, plus valet parking. ...

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COLONIAL ROOM RESTAURANT &
MENGER BAR

SAVOR SAN ANTONIO’S FRESHEST FLAVORS

Forever anchored in the gracious traditions of Mary Menger, the Colonial Room and Menger Bar continue to delight guests who appreciate exquisite cuisine and flawless service.

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Weddings at the menger

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Meetings & Events at the Menger

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Your Easiest Thanksgiving Ever: Park & Play at the Menger Hotel

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Your Easiest Thanksgiving Ever: Park & Play at the Menger Hotel

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Spa Time in the Heart of the Alamo

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Spa Time in the Heart of the Alamo

The Menger’s Alamo Plaza Spa offers the ultimate in pampering for the weary traveler, whether it’s a 60-minute massage or even a full day of treatments. Welcome - we’re happy you chose to stay with us here at the Menger Hotel....

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Why Not Make Your Next Sweet Treat Epic?

San Antonio summers call for more than the pat on the back you get from a slushy, so follow the locals’ lead and cool off with a sweet treat from Paleteria San Antonio.  San Antonio summers call for more than the...

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300 Alamo Plaza
A National Historic Landmark and newly minted UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Alamo is an 18th century Roman Catholic mission best known as the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.

Downtown San Antonio
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849 E. Commerce Street
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900 E. Market Street
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739 E. Cesar Chavez
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