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O´Brien Historic Hotel

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Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Overview of O´Brien Historic Hotel

O´Brien Historic Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRiver Walk2 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlamo10 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarket Square13 min walk
  • AirportSan Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.)12 min drive

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About this area

San Antonio

Located in San Antonio, O´Brien Historic Hotel is in the city center. River Walk and Alamo are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at San Antonio Botanical Gardens and San Antonio Missions National Park. Check out an event or a game at Alamodome, and consider making time for San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • River Walk - 2 min walk
  • La Villita - 4 min walk
  • Aztec on the River (Aztec Theater) - 5 min walk
  • Alamo - 10 min walk
  • Market Square - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • San Antonio Station - 2 min drive
  • San Antonio International Airport (SAT) - 12 min drive

About this property

O´Brien Historic Hotel

3.5-star San Antonio hotel in Downtown San Antonio, walk to River Walk
This smoke-free hotel features self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and multilingual staff. All 39 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests. Change of towels is available on request.
O´Brien Historic Hotel offers 39 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

This San Antonio hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 20.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: USD 10.00 per person
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 10.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20.00 per day (in/out privileges)

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Hotel O'Brien
O'Brien Ascend Collection
O'Brien Ascend Collection San Antonio
O'Brien Hotel
O'Brien Hotel Ascend Collection hotel
O'Brien Hotel Ascend Collection hotel San Antonio
O´Brien Historic Hotel Hotel
O´Brien Historic Hotel San Antonio
O´Brien Historic Hotel Hotel San Antonio
O'Brien Hotel an Ascend Collection hotel

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4.1
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 426 out of 968 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 326 out of 968 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 129 out of 968 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 43 out of 968 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 44 out of 968 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Location near river walk was great. However they did not have hot water.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Has its charm but needs updating. No room service bc of covid. Seems like the carpets haven’t been washed in a long time. Our bathroom door had a dent where it hit the toilet every time it was opened. The elevator certificate is out of date. It says it should have been renewed in 2020. Unprofessional responses to reviews on google. Good proximity to the river walk. Reliable parking. Costs $20/night but you get your own space.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was nasty, place is dated, staff was no where to be found for long periods of time. I really feel ripped off. A/C was running water down the wall for what looked like ages, so long rust stains were there. When we turned the fan on dust was blown everywhere. Vending machines were broken. But hey, the Thai food place next door is good.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The room had a bad odor. They had water damage in the room next door. They took $30.00 off for problem with the A/C but since I didn't tell them until check out about the smell, they didn't take off for that. Otherwise it was very nice.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Good location
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021