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Stay Near The Alamo At Menger

The Menger Hotel’s location, next to the Alamo and adjacent to Rivercenter Mall, puts guests in the heart of everything San Antonio has to offer. It’s a short and pleasant one-block walk to the famous River Walk, where you’ll find dozens of restaurants and museums, including the Witte Museum and the Institute of Texas Cultures. Just one block farther, you’ll find the Convention Center, Hemisfair Park, and the Tower of the Americas.



Nearby Attractions

san antonio zoo

San Antonio Zoo

Enjoy a family vacation full of Wild Adventure at the San Antonio Zoo and Menger Hotel!

The San Antonio Zoo is over 100 years young and open all year 'round. Tickets available at Front Desk or available for purchase online.

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City Sightseeing Double Decker


This tour stop is located at The Alamo Plaza, just a few steps from the Menger!

Take an open top bus tour in the most popular and visited city in Texas – San Antonio. Sightseeing on a tour bus with City Sightseeing is a great way to discover all the things to do on your visit and represents a remarkable way to see this incredible city for the first time, to get your bearings and to visit many of the major sights in a relatively short time period.


Find out more about City Sighseeing Double Decker of San Antonio.


Living History - First Saturday Every Month

Join the San Antonio Living History Association as interpreters portray the events leading up to the famous 1836 Battle of the Alamo through Firing Demonstrations, Alamo Tours and more! Free Event located at The Alamo from 11:00AM - 4:00PM. 



Book a room at the Menger and plan your haunted adventures! Here are a few attractions near our hotel:

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Theme Parks & Local Festivals

Theme Parks

Seaworld San Antonio - Opens January 31 For 2015 Season 

SeaWorld San Antonio’s combination of unique animal attractions, entertaining shows that combine artistry, emotion and marine animals into amazing performances, the thrill of its state-of-the-art coasters and educational experiences for all ages make this park an exciting place to be! Admission. Get Details

Six Flags Fiesta Texas - Opens Feb 28 For 2015 Season

Let the fun begin. Check out themed rides, thrilling roller coasters, attractions and shows for every age, including opportunities to meet the Looney Tunes characters throughout the visually stunning 200-acre park. Admission Get Details.

Splashtown - Season Opens May 2

Splashtown San Antonio is 20 landscaped acres of cool, clean water excitement just three minutes North of downtown on IH-35 at the Splashtown exit.

Schlitterbahn Water Park Resort - Season Opens March 8

The original Schlitterbahn, in New Braunfels, just 20 minutes north of San Antonio, wins recognition, year after year, as the world's top waterpark. With over 65 acres of tube rides, water slides and uphill water coasters there is plenty of fun for the whole family.

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  • Riverwalk and River cruises – nearest entrance and ticket booth River Level of Rivercenter Mall
  • The Alamo – next door
  • San Antonio Children’s Museum – less than a mile, Red Trolley Route
  • San Antonio Museum of Art – 1.2 miles, River Taxi
  • Witte Museum – 4.5 miles
  • Market Square (El Mercado) – less than a mile, Red, Yellow or Purple Trolley Route
  • Museo Alameda (Market Square) – less than a mile
  • La Villita – less than one mile, Red, Blue or Purple Trolley Route
  • Tower of the Americas – less than a mile, Red, Yellow or Purple Trolley Route
  • Buckhorn Museum – less than a mile, Red Trolley Route
  • Lila Cockrell Theatre – less than a mile, Yellow or Purple Trolley Route
  • Magik Children’s Theatre – less than one mile, Red, Blue or Purple Trolley Route
  • Majestic Theatre – less than a mile, Red Trolley Route
  • San Antonio Botanical Garden – three miles
  • San Antonio Zoo – four miles
  • San Antonio Missions – various locations, tours offered by Alamo Visitor Center
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas – 18 miles
  • Sea World San Antonio – 18 miles