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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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Days Inn San Antonio Alamo/Riverwalk

2 stars
3.0 / 5 130 reviews
The closest hotel to the Alamo Dome in central San Antonio, near Sunset StationThe Days Inn San Antonio Alamo/Riverwalk has many perks, the first of which is its location - right in the heart of San Antonio, near the Alamo, the Riverwalk, the Rivercenter Mall, the Convention Center, and the Alamodome. Vacationers can also stop by Tower of America and El Mercado Market Square. San Antonio International Airport is seven miles away. Amenities like complimentary Daybreak breakfast, cable TV with HBO and hairdryer as well as parking (at cost) are also available. After a busy day out, guests can unwind in the seasonal pool on site. Free high-speed wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. HighlightsClose to Alamodome and Sunset StationWalking distance to major attractionsFree high-speed wireless InternetOutdoor pool open seasonally RoomsDays Inn San Antonio Alamo/Riverwalk features spacious and tastefully appointed rooms and suites with modern conveniences like air conditioning, en suite bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, coffee/tea maker, air conditioning, iron/board and safe deposit box. Suites come with refrigerator and microwave oven. FeaturesThe Days Inn San Antonio Alamo/Riverwalk features amenities like parking (fees apply), complimentary Daybreak breakfast, wireless Internet access, cable TV with HBO and hairdryer. Guests are also provided a seasonal pool on site as well as free high-speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel. Transportation Sunset Station VIA Train (across the street)San Antonio International Airport (7.5 mi./12.1 km)Amtrak Station (0.5 mi./0.8 km)Greyhound Bus Station (0.5 mi./0.8 km) Attractions River Walk (0.3 mi./0.5 km)Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (0.3 mi./0.5 km)The Alamo (0.3 mi./0.5 km)HemisFair Park (0.4 mi./0.6 km)The Tower of the Americas (0.4 mi./0.7 km)The Alamodome (0.6 mi./1 km) Business Free wireless Internet access in rooms and throughout hotelMeeting rooms with 10,000 square feet, booth options and audio/visual capabilities Policies and fees Pets up to 80 pounds are welcome for $15 the first night and $10 each additional night (limit $150).Parking fee is $10 USD per vehicle plus tax.On-site pool is open seven days a week from10AM - 10PM
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Budget Lodge

2 stars
1.6 / 5 38 reviews
Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Business amenities include a 24hour business center and small meeting rooms. Guests are served a complimentary breakfast each morning. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool multilingual staff and coffee in the lobby. Self parking is complimentary. This is a smokefree property. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2010.
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MainStay Suites By Ft. Sam Houston

3 stars
3.7 / 5 49 reviews
The MainStay Suites by Ft. Sam Houston is minutes from San Antonio Military Medical Center and Ft Sam Houston, minutes from the historical downtown area Riverwalk, Toyota Field, STAR Soccer Complex. Guests must be 21 years or older to book a room. Hotel will authorize credit card 24 hours prior to arrival. A 200.00 USD deposit is required for all cash-paying guests. All 3rd-party guests must have a valid credit card at check-in and the hotel will authorize 150.00 USD to the credit card or a 200.00 USD cash deposit will be required at check-in. There is a 150.00 USD fine for smoking in room. Housekeeping is provided on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Starting March 1, 2015 to June 1, 2015, our hotel will be going though major renovations.
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BEST WESTERN Alamo Suites

3 stars
3.5 / 5 181 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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Crockett Hotel

3 stars
3.9 / 5 150 reviews
Built more than 100 years ago, renovated hotel is just steps from AlamoThe Crockett Hotel provides the best of both worlds: classic old-school charm with brand-new furniture and amenities. The hotel was built on the site where Davy Crockett and his settlers defended the southeast palisade of the Alamo during a 13-day siege in 1836. The Alamo is just steps away and guests walk to the nearby Alamodome or Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The outdoor pool is surrounded with gorgeous landscaping. Guests indulge in a daily complimentary breakfast bar. High-speed wireless Internet is free. Highlights More than 100 years of history and newly renovated in 2007A mere 18 steps to the AlamoWithin walking distance of many San Antonio attractionsComplimentary deluxe breakfast bar served dailyFree high-speed wireless Internet Rooms The Crockett Hotel was first built in 1909, and then added onto in 1927, there are varying floor plans, room styles and suites among the 138 guest rooms. All have been renovated in 2007 and decorated in shades of sage green and cool cream. Regardless of room type, all guests enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi, Gilchrist and Soames bath amenities, in-room movies and video games, and room service from 11 a.m to 2 a.m. Features Ernie's Bar, on the ground floor of the Crockett Hotel, is a close place to unwind. Guests cross the street and use the spa at the sister property, the historic Menger Hotel. The Alamo Plaza spa offers massages, herbal scrubs, wraps, facials, salt glow and other body treatments. A sauna and pool are available as well. The River Walk location connects guests to a myriad of upscale dining and shopping choices, inside the Rivercenter Mall. Being 18 steps from the Alamo and on the site of Davey Crockett's stand will thrill history buffs. Transportation San Antonio International Airport (7.5 mi./12.1 km)Amtrak Station (0.6 mi./0.9 km)Open-Air San Antonio Trolley (1.5 mi./2.5 km) Attractions The Alamo (18 steps away)River Walk (0.2 mi./0.3 km)Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center (0.2 mi./0.3 km)Alamodome (0.7 mi./1.1 km)Market Square (0.8 mi./1.3 km) Business Free high-speed Wi-Fi in roomsComputer workstation available in the lobbyThe seventh floor is a penthouse set up like a corporate board room, with a large conference table, comfortable leather chairs, gathering area, wet bar, and restroom, flanked by bedrooms"The Alamo Room," is a large meeting/reception room on the ground floor, with seating for up to 150 guests Policies and fees Guests must be 21 years old and show proof of their age at check in.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York San Antonio Tue, Jun 23 - Wed, Jul 8 $324
Los Angeles San Antonio Tue, Jul 21 - Tue, Jul 28 $337
Atlanta San Antonio Tue, Jun 23 - Wed, Jun 24 $284
Seattle San Antonio Mon, Jun 1 - Thu, Jun 4 $346
Washington DC San Antonio Thu, Jun 18 - Tue, Jun 23 $348
Chicago San Antonio Wed, Jun 17 - Tue, Jun 23 $289
Newark San Antonio Thu, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 16 $360
Baltimore San Antonio Wed, Jun 10 - Wed, Jun 17 $384
Honolulu San Antonio Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $867
San Juan San Antonio Sat, Jun 13 - Sat, Jul 4 $441
San Diego San Antonio Tue, Jun 16 - Wed, Jun 17 $302
Denver San Antonio Wed, Jun 10 - Tue, Jun 16 $262
Philadelphia San Antonio Fri, Jul 17 - Wed, Jul 29 $192
Detroit San Antonio Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $380
Mexico City San Antonio Wed, Jun 10 - Wed, Jun 17 $399
Charlotte San Antonio Tue, Jun 9 - Wed, Jun 17 $313
Phoenix San Antonio Wed, Jun 10 - Wed, Jun 17 $281
Pittsburgh San Antonio Wed, Jun 24 - Sun, Jun 28 $414
Boston San Antonio Sat, Jul 4 - Wed, Jul 15 $421
Raleigh San Antonio Wed, Jun 3 - Wed, Jun 10 Check rates
San Francisco San Antonio Sat, Jul 4 - Tue, Jul 14 $405
Indianapolis San Antonio Tue, Jun 30 - Tue, Jul 14 $388
Milwaukee San Antonio Sat, Jul 4 - Tue, Jul 14 $318
Norfolk San Antonio Wed, Jun 24 - Mon, Jun 29 $338
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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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