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The Emily Morgan - a DoubleTree by Hilton

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Why We Love It

  • Historic hotel is Gothic on the outside, modern luxury in the inside
  • The official hotel of the iconic Alamo for its direct views and proximity
  • On-site ORO Restaurant and Bar a locavore's dream featuring ingredients from Texas farmers
  • Historic Riverwalk, bustling with sights and shops is a five minute walk

“Posh destination steeped in period romance” — Fodor’s

Map & Directions

This hotel is about 25 minutes from San Antonio International Airport, and taxi fare is estimated around $40 each way. 

Rooms & Rates

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This hotel is absolutely bursting with Texas history: from its name and proximity to the Alamo to its Gothic architecture and rumored ghosts. Two recent renovations, however, revamped modernity and style for a comfortable, one-of-a-kind stay. Whether for a quick business trip or a family excursion, it’s impossible to miss out on San Antonio at this property. Many guest rooms offer views of the Alamo and others have Jacuzzi tubs.

Opened in 1926, this hotel was the first skyscraper west of the Mississippi River and was at one time the tallest building in the western United States. In 2015, the hotel was inducted into the Historic Hotels of America organization; it had been recognized by the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Alamo Plaza Historic District.

Sample Southwestern flavors at on-site ORO Restaurant or indulge in a martini some describe as “renowned.” The lively atmosphere makes for an unforgettable San Antonio experience. Well-appointed guest rooms are decorated with blackout curtains and comfortable beds for re-energizing nights before taking on the city. 

  • “Sleek furnishings and whirlpool tubs in marble bathrooms make it a posh destination steeped in period romance” — Fodor’s
  • “This is a perfect option for business and leisure travelers alike” — Frommer’s 
  • “It is a perfect introduction to San Antonio’s rich history” — Gayot.com



  • Bar
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Up to three children under age 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available on request. Charges may apply and will be added to your bill.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply and will be added to your bill.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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