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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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Top Reasons to Stay at The Menger

You Love Lounging By The Pool

Soak in the sunshine at the pool deck from the comfort of a cool chaise lounge. The Menger Hotel has the largest heated pool in all of San Antonio, and we can’t think of a better way to relax and unwind.

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 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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Rooms & Suites


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 Venue”
We had a conference here and really enjoyed the stay. The rooms were nice. The service was wonderful and the food was amazing. I have to highly recommend this historical hotel for a small conference. To be honest, I can't really think of anything to complain about.
"Historic hotel with fantastic staff"
The Menger is an historic hotel right next to the Alamo and so close to shopping and the River Walk. The hotel staff could not have been more accommodating and pleasant. If you are planning a trip to San Antonio this hotel has it all - great location, history, wonderful staff, and a fantastic restaurant on-site.
Marsha P
"Excellent service from check-in to check-out"
Everyone was helpful and friendly. The hotel was spotless and its location is excellent for seeing the Alamo, Riverwalk, and Hemisphere Plaza. I was always given helpful directions and information, my room was comfortable, and the historic integrity of the hotel was pleasantly obvious. I was there for a conference and meals and set-up were done seamlessly with an attentive staff and excellent food. There were never issues with technology either, so meetings proceeded on schedule.
Kevin F
“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!
“Historic and perfect”
If you enjoy history and great service, this is the place to go to. My wife and I had a date night in San Antonio and were not disappointed. The suite was very nice and well appointed. We had a few drinks at the bar and enjoyed the great service and were wowed with the beautiful wooden bar. The bar staff and management made our night very memorable.
Carlos C

Special Offers

Season's Savings

Savor the season in San Antonio and receive up to 15% off on select dates now through February 2019! The holidays just got better. ...

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Tricentennial Savings

In honor of San Antonio's 300th Anniversary, we are celebrating all year long! Enjoy our special rate of a 3 night stay starting at $300 to join in on the Tricentennial ...

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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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'Tis the Season of Giving

Each year the Menger Hotel staff participates in local community service raising money for a local charity of San Antonio. We invite you to join us in our efforts to ...

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Military Leisure Special

The Menger Hotel would like to show appreciation to our Military men, women and their families with our Military Leisure Offer. Receive 15% off your stay when you book a Deluxe Two Double ...

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Dine & Drink


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.


Meetings & Events at the Menger

Wedding Room

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Weddings at the menger

Wrap your day in victorian romance

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Meetings & Events at the Menger

Host Your Next Event At San Antonio's Social Epicenter

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Staff Picks

San Antonio Owned, Sourced, and Brewed

“Livin La Vida Lager,”  “Round About Midnight,” “MALTerial Girl,” and “Who’s Got The Juice Now?” are only a few of the unique craft brew selections of one of San Antonio’s newest (two years old this month) and most interesting breweries....

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San Antonio,
Places You Need To Visit In 2018
- National Geographic


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
This network of scenic walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River stretches approximately five miles, meandering past many of city’s most historic sites and favorite shops and restaurants.

100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205

900 E. Market Street
Located on the banks of the River Walk, the city’s vast Convention City features the largest ballroom in Texas and “Liquid Crystal,” a $1 million interactive art installation by London’s Jason Bruges Studio.

739 E. Cesar Chavez
Located in downtown San Antonio, the soaring 750-foot Tower of the Americas offers panoramic views of the city skyline. Highlights include an Observation Deck and 4D Theater Ride.

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