San Antonio

The Emily Morgan - a DoubleTree by Hilton

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • 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


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. 

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  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer


  • Valet service (fees apply)


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Pets: Pets allowed

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.

Additional details: Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 4pm Check-out time is 12pm

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 11 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 39 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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