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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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BEST WESTERN Alamo Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 163 reviews
Prime location with free breakfast and focus on local Tex-Mex standoutsThe three-story, non-smoking Best Western Alamo Suites is just a mile from Market Square and the Amtrak station and provides a free continental breakfast for its guests seven days a week. Parking is free -- a rarity -- as is high-speed Internet access. The pool is indoors and heated. A fitness center stands at the ready. While there is no restaurant or bar on the premises, the house recommends four local, highly regarded nearby Tex-Mex restaurants. Highlights Near Amtrak station, Market Square and River Walk Close to University of Texas San Antonio Indoor, heated pool and fitness center Complimentary breakfast bar seven days a week Free parking and high-speed wireless Internet Rooms There are 71 suites available at the Best Western Alamo Suites. Single rooms come with a king bed while double rooms are equipped with two king beds. Some rooms have ceiling fans. All are painted in tawny, honey tones and have vivid orange or chili-colored blankets. More than 70 expanded cable channels come in on each room's stereo-optimized 25-inch TV. Dataports are available on the telephone. High-speed wireless Internet is complimentary. Features A heated indoor pool stands in a sunny yellow room with window boxes filled with flowers. A fitness center ensures guests will never have to miss a workout. A continental breakfast bar with cold and hot cereals, waffles, fruit, toast and beverages is free to Best Western Alamo Suites guests from 7 to 10 a.m. High-speed wireless Internet also is complimentary. Parking is free, too.  A business center with a computer and printer is available to guests who need to get some work done. Transportation Amtrak Station (1 mi./1.6 km) San Antonio International Airport (11 mi./17.7 km) Attractions Market Square (0.3 mi./0.5 km)River Walk (1 mi./1.6 km)Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (1 mi./1.6 km)Alamodome (1.2 mi./1.9 km) Business Free Wi-Fi in roomsBusiness center with PC workstation available Policies and fees Guests must be 21 years old and show proof of their age at check in.
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Americas Best Value Inn San Antonio Downtown

2 stars
2.3 / 5 63 reviews
Americas Best Value San Antonio/Downtown offers the most value for your money when staying for business- pleasure- or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms- a 24-hour front desk- free deluxe continental breakfast- and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Enjoy a swim in our outdoor pool- or keep up your exercise routine at our on-site fitness center. All guest rooms include microwave- mini-fridge- coffeemaker- hairdryer- iron- ironing board- cable TV- HBO- ESPN- in-room safe- and alarm clock radio. Take advantage of our extremely comfortable beds and relax while saving money year-round with our Kids Stay Free Policy *11 and under in parent*s room*. For those guests that are in town on longer term corporate assignments or business trips we also offer special weekly and monthly rates- as well as direct billing options. For your convenience our hotel offers both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Pets are welcome- charges and restrictions apply. We are located a quarter mile east of I-35 South and north of South Alamo Street. We are near local attractions such as San Antonio River Walk- The Alamo- and SeaWorld San Antonio. Americas Best Value Inn San Antonio/Downtown is your best choice within the Alamo City. We offer ideal accommodations and location whether you are in town for entertainment- sightseeing- or simply passing through on your way to Houston. At Americas Best Value Inn San Antonio/Downtown our goal is to provide our guests a great experience- not just a place to stay. At Americas Best Value Inn San Antonio/Downtown- We*ve Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow.
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Red Roof Inn San Antonio Airport

2 stars
3.5 / 5 142 reviews
Enjoy free breakfast and Wi-Fi near San Antonio International AirportThose with an early flight to catch will appreciate the location of the Red Roof Inn San Antonio Airport hotel, just a mile away from San Antonio International Airport. A shuttle runs from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. North Star Mall, San Antonio's largest shopping mall and the Quarry Golf Course also are close to the hotel. Guests enjoy free parking, local calls, fax service (up to 10 pages) and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Complimentary coffeehouse-style beverages are available in the lobby. Highlights Free Wi-Fi and parkingShuttle to airportClose to the North Star Mall and Quarry Golf CourseKids under 17 and pets stay freeFree coffeehouse-style beverages in lobby Rooms Rooms at the Red Roof Inn San Antonio Airport hotel are decorated in jewel tones of blue and purple. Desks have ergonomic chairs and phones with data ports. An expanded cable lineup is available on every TV. Crib and roll-away beds are available on request. Room service is dubbed the "Order Inn" program, where local restaurants deliver their food. Features A shuttle runs to and from the airport, just one mile away, from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Complimentary and bottomless coffee and tea drinks are available 24 hours a day in the lobby. Red Roof Inn San Antonio Airport hotel guests use the "Order Inn" program to order food for in-room dining. Transportation San Antonio International Airport (1 mi./1.6 km) Attractions North Star Mall (1 mi./1.6 km)The Quarry Golf Course (2.5 mi./4 km)Trinity University (4.7 mi./7.5 km)University of Texas at San Antonio (9 mi./14.5 km)Downtown San Antonio (7.3 mi./11.7 km) Business Free Wi-Fi in roomsFree fax service (up to 10 pages)Free local calls Policies and fees Guests must be 21 years old and show proof at check-in.
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O Brien Historic Riverwalk, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

3 stars
3.8 / 5 83 reviews
This boutique hotel offers 39 beautifully decorated non-smoking rooms. The Riverwalk is only one block away. All rooms offer turndown service, free wireless high-speed Internet, bathrobes, CD players, bottled water, luxurious bed and bath linens and a free continental breakfast. Enjoy the excitement of the Riverwalk and downtown in a comfortable and quiet location. Parking charge: 10.00 per night with in/out privileges.
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El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel

3 stars
3.2 / 5 260 reviews
1960s flair with tiki bar and modern conveniences on the River Walk The El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel opened in 1962 and remains the same as the first day it opened; sparkly chic and surrounded by a lush tropical landscape. A recent multi-million dollar renovation updated furniture and amenities. There are 306 guest rooms and 11 suites. Several dining and libation options are in-house and kids under 12 eat free. Wireless Internet is free throughout the hotel and a business center offers several services. Guests swim in the heated, outdoor pool or work out at the fitness center. Highlights Tiki Bar serves top-shelf tequilas and rums on its riverside patio; happy hour runs from 5-7:30pmLatin and American cuisine is served at Mango's, kids under 12 eat freeGo for coffee drinks, rich baked goods, or smoothies and fresh fruit at Expresso Coffee BarHeated, outdoor pool, and 3,000-square-foot fitness center15 meeting rooms offer a combined 37,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Groups of 10 to 1,000 can be accommodated. RoomsThe 306 guest rooms and 11 suites have been recently redecorated in a contemporary style with bright accents of chili and tasteful dark wood. Views may be overlooking the San Antonio River, swimming pool or glittering downtown skyline. Free high-speed wireless Internet is available in all rooms throughout the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel. All rooms are equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, an iron and ironing board, telephones with two lines and data ports, and full-size desks. A flat-screen color television with an expanded cable lineup is also in each room. Guests choose a king or two full beds. Suites have raised platform beds. FeaturesThe presidential suite was often occupied by President Lyndon B. Johnson and was dubbed "The Texas White House" during that era. Guests go for coffee drinks, rich baked goods or smoothies and fresh fruit at Expresso Coffee Bar. Kids under 12 eat free with their parents at the in-house Latin-inspired restaurant, Mango's. The Tiki Bar serves top-shelf tequilas and rums on its riverside patio; happy hour runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Toucans are seen at the aviary. Guests swim in the heated, outdoor pool or work out at the 3,000-square-foot STRIVE Fitness Studio. A business center offers faxing, copying and printing services. The El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel has 15 meeting rooms that offer a combined 37,000 square feet of meeting space. Groups of 10 to 1,000 can be accommodated. Transportation San Antonio International Airport (7.1 mi./11.5 km) Attractions Alamo (0.3 mi./0.5 km)Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center (0.6 mi./1 km)Market Square (0.7 mi./1.2 km)Tower of the Americas (0.9 mi./1.5 km)Alamodome (1.1 mi./1.8 km)San Antonio Zoo (2.4 mi./3.8 km) Business Free Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout hotelBusiness center offers faxing, copying and printing services. 15 meeting rooms offer combined 37,000 square feet of meeting space. Groups of 10 to 1,000 can be accommodated. Policies and fees Parking fees are $18 per nightPhoto ID and credit card are required on check-in
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York San Antonio Tue, May 12 - Mon, May 18 $324
Los Angeles San Antonio Sun, May 24 - Tue, Jun 2 $267
Atlanta San Antonio Tue, Jun 23 - Tue, Jun 30 $281
Seattle San Antonio Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $284
Washington DC San Antonio Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 27 $368
Chicago San Antonio Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 27 $264
Newark San Antonio Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $307
Baltimore San Antonio Tue, May 26 - Sat, Jun 6 $268
Honolulu San Antonio Fri, May 8 - Sun, May 10 $1,042
San Juan San Antonio Fri, May 15 - Sun, May 24 $441
San Diego San Antonio Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 24 $297
Denver San Antonio Tue, May 19 - Sun, May 24 $244
Philadelphia San Antonio Wed, May 27 - Tue, Jun 2 $297
Detroit San Antonio Tue, May 19 - Tue, May 26 $339
Mexico City San Antonio Tue, May 5 - Thu, May 7 $219
Charlotte San Antonio Sat, May 16 - Tue, May 19 $280
Phoenix San Antonio Sat, May 30 - Tue, Jun 2 $271
Pittsburgh San Antonio Mon, May 18 - Tue, May 19 $412
Boston San Antonio Tue, May 19 - Tue, May 26 $402
Raleigh San Antonio Tue, May 5 - Tue, May 12 Check rates
San Francisco San Antonio Thu, Jun 4 - Sat, Jul 4 $413
Indianapolis San Antonio Tue, Jun 23 - Tue, Jun 30 $385
Milwaukee San Antonio Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 23 $378
Norfolk San Antonio Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 27 $358
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  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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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