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O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I made a reservation at the O'Brien website... the website says that you have until 2 days before arrival to cancel your reservation... When we were booking online they switched us to RESERVATIONS.com.. Our reservation was NON-REFUNDABLE... We are so upset .......More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I mistakenly booked the wrong date and the hotel refused me a free charge refund? They do not have any openings for the date I need so that is understood but to refuse a refund? I have read other reviews and most are not good...More

Thank Russelle W
Response from Jeb866, Manager at O'Brien Historic Hotel, an Ascend Collection HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Unfortunately you made a discounted, non refundable , nor exchangeable, reservation with a third party website. The cancellation policy was not set up by us, but by your vendor which you accepted at the time you made the reservation in their website. Yet,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice small hotel within easy walking distance of convention centre. Great to have a room that opened up onto balcony; fresh air is great. Old fashion and a little tied but comfy, clean and great value. Staff were great; could not do enough for you....More

Thank PeterKatrina6269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three nights here at the end of January to see the downtown San Antonio area. The downtown Riverwalk is less than a minute walk from the front door of this hotel. The initial room we were booked in had a small problem with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here whilst in town for a conference. Hotel staff are very friendly and helpful. Booked a King Room, bed was comfortable, sheets were very thin and needed to put spare comforter on bed. Bathroom very tiny, needs an update. Room definitely needs to be...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Price range
US$123 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$123 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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LeAnn S
11 June 2017|
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Response from Llrn | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant on site but there is a pizza place next door. I do not think there are any suites or jacuzzi tubs. The balcony rooms do not have private balconies. Nice place but probably not for romantic getaways.
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203margareth
19 March 2017|
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Response from bedhead02 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you said fee, I thought it said free. Parking was FREE for us. We got a permit from reception.
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Llrn
14 January 2017|
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Response from S R | Reviewed this property |
Truthfully, I cannot recall. I make it a practice never to use them.
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"Stay away. If you must stay here, request a room a far away from the ice maker as possible."
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"Don't stay, but if you do and you want to sleep in after 6 am, don't stay on the first floor"
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"the rooms are large. there are 3 floors and they are all BEAUTIFUL."
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"Balconies overlook a parking lot. AC's vent onto the balcony area."
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