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The bustling city of San Antonio is the home of the bargain. Museum lovers can visit McNay Art Museum on the first Sunday of the month for free entry. For stunning surrounds in a relaxing setting, check out the famed Japanese Tea Garden or soak up scenery along San Antonio's renowned Riverwalk.

San Antonio is the most visited city in the Lone Star State. Some of its tourist-pulling attractions, like the Alamo and SeaWorld, will cost a few pesos, but with CheapTickets you can find plenty of ways to enjoy your San Antonio travels at a fraction of the cost.

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Cheap San Antonio Vacation Packages

Drury Inn & Suites Riverwalk

3 stars
4.4 / 5 117 reviews
The Extras Aren't Extra at Drury Hotels. Your great rate includes FREE hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback. FREE hot breakfast, FREE wireless Internet access and FREE long distance. Our 5:30 Kickback includes a rotating menu of hot and cold items, baked potatoes, salad, beer, wine, soda, mixed drinks and more -subject to state and local laws-. Don't miss our great QUIKSTART breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, sausage, Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit, bagels, and pastries. Take advantage of FREE popcorn and soda every evening from 3-10 p.m. as well as our complimentary exercise room and 24 hour business center. This hotel is a beautifully restored building that was built in the 1920's and is listed as an historical landmark. Conveniently located near all central downtown restaurants and hot spots along the Riverwalk. This hotel offers 150 standard guestrooms. Historical elegance is built into every feature of the Drury Inn Suites. Blending the memories of the past with the present. Parking Fee $16.00 plus tax per day. J.D. Power has recognized Drury Hotels with the award for Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-Scale Hotel Chains, Nine Years in a Row Rooms with pets will be charged a daily cleaning fee of $10 per room plus tax. Service animals are welcome free of charge. Limit of two pets per room. Hotel will be under renovation November 10, 2014-February 1, 2015 (completion date subject to change). The hotel will make every effort to minimize construction noise and related disturbance.
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Residence Inn by Marriott San Antonio- Downtown/ Alamo Plaza

3 stars
4.2 / 5 66 reviews
The renovated Residence Inn Downtown San Antonio hotel is an ideal choice next to the Alamo and steps from the River Walk. Our hotel in downtown San Antonio near the Alamo provides what you need to maintain your normal pace and thrive during extended stays in San Antonio, Texas. Enjoy a new, modern lobby designed with a variety of comfortable spaces, making it easy to hold impromptu meetings, connect with our free Wi-Fi, and refuel with refreshments from The Market. The spacious guest suites at this San Antonio extended stay hotel are also enhanced to better meet your needs. A new sectional sofa, an ergonomic desk, updated bathrooms and contemporary color schemes complement each downtown hotel room's separate spaces for eating, sleeping and working, along with a fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy a free breakfast in the morning before relaxing at our evening social hour with complimentary light fare and drinks. Enjoy comfort that feels like home at our Residence Inn San Antonio Alamo hotel.
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Sunset Suites-Riverwalk

3 stars
4.1 / 5 149 reviews
Discover this downtown San Antonio, Texas hotel located near the San Antonio Riverwalk, the Alamo and Six Flags® Fiesta Texas. Whether traveling to Texas on business or pleasure, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sunset Suites-Riverwalk is sure to please. This 100% non-smoking hotel features friendly customer service and comfortable accommodations at the right price. Guests will find an all-suites property offering amenities such as an exercise facility and guest laundry. Business guests will appreciate the onsite business services and meeting/banquet facilities. This San Antonio hotel offers well-appointed suites, complete with cable satellite television with HBO® and high-speed Internet access. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Sunset Suites-Riverwalk is located in the heart of downtown San Antonio near local shopping and dining. Hotel guests will be less than one mile from popular San Antonio attractions including the Alamodome, the San Antonio Riverwalk, the Texas Institute of Culture and the Alamo. This Texas hotel is also close to the San Antonio Zoo, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld® and the Botanical Gardens. Corporate travelers staying at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sunset Suites-Riverwalk will be less than five miles from SBC, the Convention Center, HEB, Boeing and Lockheed Martin. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Sunset Suites-Riverwalk is proud to offer superior customer service and a convenient location in San Antonio. Make a reservation today and save! Welcome to Best Western.
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Omni La Mansion del Rio

4 stars
4.2 / 5 161 reviews
Elegant, award-winning luxury hotel on San Antonio's River WalkWith its AAA 4 Diamond rating, the Omni La Mansion Del Rio ramps up elegance and pampers. A heated pool occupies the patio. The three-tiered restaurant, Las Canarias, is on the river bank, offers a champagne brunch every Sunday and is known for its margaritas. The hotel bar was the library of St. Mary's College and now offers guests a chance to learn about Texas beer and wines. Cross the river to reach the spa inside companion property Mokara Hotel. The hotel is within walking distance of many of San Antonio's major attractions. Highlights Along the River Walk Deluxe spa with numerous treatments and packagesIn-house barRestaurant serves modern, "American-refined" dishes, champagne brunch and cocktailsWithin walking distance of major attractions RoomsEach of the 338 rooms of the Omni La Mansion del Rio is decorated in Spanish Colonial style, with exposed brick walls and marble baths. Guest rooms have flat-screen TVs, on-demand premier movies and games, and plush cotton robes. Some rooms have a private balcony with an expansive view of the River Walk, while others offer a view of the courtyard, packed with native plants and fountains. Rooms are available in petite, deluxe, river view and ambassador river view, which gives guests complimentary spa access. FeaturesThe Mokara Spa is right across the river from the hotel. The tranquil spot offers a number of relaxing signature treatments and salon services. Las Canarias is the in-house restaurant serving modern, "American-refined" dishes and margaritas from scratch can be had seven days a week. The restaurant is built on three levels on the riverbank, allowing patio dining to commence freely. The hotel bar, El Coligio, was formerly the library of St. Mary's College. The property also features free newspaper in the lobby.  Transportation Amtrak Station (0.9 mi./1.4 km)San Antonio International Airport (7.6 mi./12.2 km) Attractions Ripley's Believe It or Not! Plaza Theatre of Wax (0.2 mi./0.3 km)Alamodome (0.3 mi./0.4 km)Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center (0.3 mi./0.5 km)Market Square (0.5 mi./0.8 km)San Antonio Art Museum (0.9 mi./1.5 km) Business 16 meeting roomsIberian Ballroom can accommodate up to 50Theater capacity is 500, banquet capacity is 300 Policies and feesA 24-hour shuttle is available to and from the airport.Valet parking costs $32 per night.
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Mokara Hotel & Spa San Antonio

4 stars
4.6 / 5 36 reviews
The Forbes Four-Star crown of the San Antonio River Walk exudes an oasis of calm. The property has 99 intimate and luxurious guestrooms and suites with 12-foot ceilings and expansive windows that offer views of the river. Accoutrements include marble Jacuzzi baths and four poster beds. Guest services are impeccable with personalized attention to every detail. These services and amenities have afforded the Mokara Hotel and Spa recognition from some of the most acclaimed media in the nation including a place among the Top 15 Hotels in Conde Nast Travelers coveted Best in the World list for two years in a row. The Mokara Spa is the only Forbes Four-Star spa in San Antonio. Its decor reflects a consummate blend of refined elegance and relaxed sophistication. The attention to detail is paramount from the soothing colors and textures of the décor to the attentive eye of the Spa Concierge who provides a seamless transition from a hectic lifestyle to welcome serenity. The on-property high-energy Ostra Restaurant features the freshest seafood and steaks flown in daily from around the world. Our executive chef uses fish that have been raised and harvested in sustainable circumstances in his approach to lifestyle cuisine. Ostra is also known for its tequila menu which features more than 50 varieties of tequilas as well as its extensive collection of vintage wines. Hotel is 100 percent smoke-free.
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York San Antonio Tue, Feb 17 - Wed, Feb 18 $318
Los Angeles San Antonio Tue, Mar 24 - Wed, Mar 25 $307
Atlanta San Antonio Wed, Feb 18 - Tue, Feb 24 $258
Seattle San Antonio Thu, Feb 19 - Wed, Feb 25 $238
Washington DC San Antonio Wed, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 17 $324
Chicago San Antonio Wed, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 24 $263
Newark San Antonio Mon, Feb 9 - Wed, Feb 11 $307
Baltimore San Antonio Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $333
Honolulu San Antonio Wed, Mar 11 - Wed, Mar 18 $722
San Juan San Antonio Wed, Mar 11 - Mon, Mar 16 $412
San Diego San Antonio Sun, Mar 8 - Mon, Mar 16 $302
Denver San Antonio Wed, Feb 25 - Mon, Mar 2 $244
Philadelphia San Antonio Tue, Mar 10 - Sat, Mar 21 $297
Detroit San Antonio Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 25 $352
Mexico City San Antonio Fri, Jan 30 - Mon, Feb 2 $460
Charlotte San Antonio Tue, Feb 10 - Wed, Feb 18 $281
Phoenix San Antonio Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $289
Pittsburgh San Antonio Sat, Feb 28 - Wed, Mar 4 $377
Boston San Antonio Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $382
Raleigh San Antonio Tue, Feb 3 - Tue, Feb 10 Check rates
San Francisco San Antonio Mon, Mar 9 - Tue, Mar 17 $349
Indianapolis San Antonio Wed, Feb 25 - Tue, Mar 3 $334
Milwaukee San Antonio Mon, Feb 16 - Tue, Feb 17 $325
Norfolk San Antonio Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $355
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Best time to take a vacation to San Antonio

  • San Antonio is the second most populous city in all of Texas and attracts huge numbers of visitors throughout the year, drawn by its many attractions, in particular the water parks such as Morgan's Wonderland and Splash-Town. Climate-wise, apart from December and January when temperatures are low, the rest of the year is mild with summers averaging around 90 degrees. Crowds are easier in the early fall when there are some great deals to be had. April's Fiesta San Antonio is a unique ten-day celebration of the city and is very well supported locally and nationally. The Texas Folklife Festival in June is a three-day cultural extravaganza that is also hugely popular, drawing visitors from all over.

Insider tips for San Antonio travel

  • Bracken Bat Cave

    Get the courage to visit the Bracken Bat Cave, home of the world's largest bat colony, which is simple an extraordinary sight.

  • La Frite Belgian Bistro

    Eat out at the quaint La Frite Belgian Bistro and taste the ridiculously tasty hanger steaks; you will be in heaven.

  • Casbeers

    Visit Casbeers on Blanco, a quirky establishment that is full of character and serves great enchiladas and guarentees fabulous entertainment each evening.

  • Marie's Carriage House Bistro

    Try the menu at Marie's Carriage House Bistro, especially the house smoked chicken or beef, it is a real treat.

  • Greenway Trails

    Follow the Greenway Trails and get the feeling of the countryside right in the middle of the city.

San Antonio highlights

  • San Antonio highlights
  • La Villita

    This historic village is lined with restored homes, charming cafes, kitschy boutiques and spiffy art galleries -- perfect for an afternoon stroll on your San Antonio travels. Snap photos of the pretty surrounds and catch some free live entertainment at Arneson River Theater.

  • The Alamo

    You can't really come to San Antonio without visiting the Alamo. Site of a famous battle during the Mexican Revolution and backdrop to a distinctly Hollywood-view of history (thanks to Davy Crocket and John Wayne's The Alamo), you can discover the real deal on your San Antonio vacation.

  • San Antonio Zoo

    Get up-close-and-personal with wildlife for a fraction of the cost. San Antonio Zoo offers bang for your buck: For just $10.75 for adults and $8 for kids you can see everything from monkeys and giraffes to elephants and parrots. Hitch a ride on the zoo train for a distinctly San Antonio vacation experience.

  • Market Square

    Hosting a Farmers Market, free live shows and El Mercado (the biggest Mexican marketplace outside Mexico), this is an absolute must on your San Antonio travels. Peruse the markets for dirt-cheap finds, catch some mariachi tunes and eat sizzling fajitas. We recommend picking up some famous Mexican candy for an el-cheapo treat.

  • Scobee Planetarium

    Located on the grounds of San Antonio College, the Scobee Planetarium is a great spot learn about astronomy, history and scientific goodness on your San Antonio travels. Check out the various exhibits and catch one of the talks or live shows. Kids under 18 get in for just $2 while the 18+ crowd only pays $5.

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