By Shaina Amienyi
San Antonio
Texas
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Few destinations offer an experience as diverse as that of San Antonio, Texas. One day you could be relaxing at one of the city’s scenic parks. Another day you could be experiencing the region’s culture through its art, architecture, and museums. Exciting festivals, unique shops, championship golf courses, amusement parks—San Antonio has it all.

San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is eight miles from downtown and easily accessible by major highways. Book your flight to San Antonio today; simply click on the following link (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php) to EscapeWizard.com. Guests have a variety of lodging options, including historic hotels with Spanish architecture, enchanting bed and breakfasts, and luxurious resorts. Click on the following link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to the hotel portion of EscapeWizard.com for assistance booking accommodations.

EscapeWizard.com urges vacationers to visit the River Walk. The River Walk runs past restaurants, clubs, hotels, historic villages, museums, and the famous Alamo, a site that commemorates the famous 1836 battle. The area near the Alamo is a great place to visit if you are interested in history or architecture. The Spanish Governor’s Palace, a recently renovated National Historic Landmark, amazes visitors with its stucco walls and hand-carved door at the entrance.

San Antonio is not only rich in cultural history but also filled with fun, family-friendly attractions. EscapeWizard.com recommends the San Antonio Zoo, one of the top ten best zoos for kids and the nation’s third-largest zoo. See exotic and rare wildlife at the zoo’s African Live 2! exhibit, which features birds, leaping monkeys, mongooses, wild hunting dogs, an okapi (also known as the “forest giraffe”), and a giant walk-through termite mound. If you want to see more African animals, EscapeWizard.com suggests making your way to the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. From the comfort of your own vehicle, you can observe and photograph over 500 exotic and endangered animals from 40 species.

With over 50 world-class golf courses and practice greens, San Antonio is the perfect place to tee off. EscapeWizard.com recommends experiencing the city’s mix of classical and contemporary courses. San Antonio’s courses have played host to the Valero Texas Open, the third oldest tournament on the PGA Tour. Brackenridge Park Golf Course is one of the city’s oldest, and perhaps its most renowned, course. Another championship course is the Pecan Valley Golf Club. Pecan Valley still has the same fairways where Julius Boros defeated Arnold Palmer in the 1968 PGA Championship.

We at EscapeWizard.com guarantee that it is easy to get around downtown San Antonio. Simply hop on one of the city’s trolleys, and it will take you to any downtown destination. A great time to use the trolley is when you are shopping downtown. The Historic Market Square & El Mercado, next to the Museo Alameda, has over 100 shops for vacationers to peruse. Artisan’s Alley and La Villita are other areas where vacationers can shop for local crafts, art, and antiques. San Antonio also has several large shopping centers, including Rivercenter Mall and the Shops at La Cantera, to attract upscale shoppers. Bargain hunters are not left out; the city has plenty of outlet stores offering designer brands at discounted prices.

When the sun goes down and the stars shine brightly in the night sky, EscapeWizard.com suggests heading to the nightclubs and bars for a taste of San Antonio’s vibrant nightlife. The city offers a range of entertainment options to fit every mood, and downtown is the place to experience most of them. There are live music venues, including Main Plaza which has music year round and hosts Jazz Market and the Latino Music Festival. South Alamo Street has numerous lounges, sports bars, and dance clubs. Bars and clubs line other downtown streets as well, leaving vacationers delighted with options.

You may know San Antonio, Texas as the home of the Alamo or the NBA team the Spurs. Indeed, San Antonio is home to major sports teams and events, historical attractions, and much more. It is a shopper’s haven, a nature lover’s paradise, and a golfer’s playground. Book your next vacation to San Antonio by clicking on the above link to EscapeWizard.com, and you will be amazed at all that awaits you.
Hotels in San Antonio
By Lisa Jiardini
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport
37 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX
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The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport is a Southwestern-inspired hotel just minutes from the San Antonio International Airport on Interstate 410. Very convenient for shoppers is the North Star Shopping Mall directly across the street. Just a short drive will take you downtown or to such tourist attractions as Fort Sam, The Alamo, the River Walk or Fiesta Texas. A 24-hour shuttle to the airport or local businesses is provided free of charge. Parking is also complimentary. Enjoy a freshly baked cookie upon check-in, which starts at 4 p.m.

All guestrooms and suites offer two-line phones, USA Today daily, a 32 flat screen TV, MP3 clock radio, and down pillows and comforters for a restful sleep. Guestroom options include a king-size, queen-size, or two double beds, some surveying the soothing courtyard fountain. Suites contain one or two bedrooms with king or two doubles; the most extravagant selection has a sofa that converts into a queen mattress, a living and dining room, with a wet bar, small fridge, and microwave. Accessible rooms cater to the mobility or hearing impaired with roll-in showers or accessible tubs and visual alarms and alerts for doorbell and telephone.

The hotel amenities have everyone in mind. For the hungry, there are two eating facilities: the Cascabel Restaurant with a flair for Southwestern fare and the Cascabel Bar where light meals and beverages can be casually consumed. For fitness buffs, there is a center with weights and machines, an outdoor pool and hot tub, as well as nearby golf courses. For the business minded, a 24-hour center with free internet and printing; photocopying costs a small fee, as well as 11,000 sq. feet meeting space. For weddings and special events, a huge ballroom can be reserved. Have children? A kid’s menu, as well as cribs and highchairs are offered. Also available in-house is an ATM, coin laundry, and gift shop.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport may be a mouthful to say, but is a convenient place to stay for all. The entire hotel has accessibility in mind and is welcoming to service dogs, pets up to 50 lbs, and kids. Smoking is limited to courtyards or 25 feet from the entrance. Check out time is at 12 noon. Why not stay here while visiting San Antonio? Check out this link for reservations: (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in San Antonio
By Lina Karaoglanova
Hilton San Antonio Airport
611 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX
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The Hilton San Antonio Airport is conveniently located minutes away from both the airport and many San Antonio attractions, including Six Flags, Sea World, the Alamo and the Riverwalk. If you happen to be in town for business, chances are this hotel is also just a short drive away from where you need to be. Is your flight leaving in the middle of the night? - No problem, the Hilton San Antonio Airport hotel provides a free 24 hour airport shuttle service. Driving in? - Perfect, you can park your rental at the hotel for free. Check in at 3pm and check out is at noon.

Choose between a room with a king-sized bed or two double beds, but either way you'll fall in love with the lovely Texas-inspired decor. Put up you feet and watch your favorite show on the hotel's 32 inch flat screen TV. For those traveling with little ones, you can request a crib. If you need a little extra comfort, the hotel also features spacious suites with separate siting spaces and an additional TV. When working into the late hours of the night, you will no-doubt find the work desk and printing option in every room convenient and the 24 hour room service a lifesaver.

The hotel's features are geared toward those who don't have time to waste. Both the business center and the fitness room are open 24 hours a day and if you need an internet connection, you'll find high speed wireless in all the rooms and common spaces. The hotel restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and a mid-day snack or a drink awaits you at the hotel's in-house sports bar.

If you've come to town to do some business, EscapeWizard.com recommends you make the Hilton San Antonio Airport hotel your choice. With all the business-conscious conveniences this hotel has to offer and such a short distance from entertainment and fun attractions, this hotel is the place to be if you like to work hard and play hard. Rely on EscapeWizard.com to help you make your next trip to the city a productive and pleasant stay, click on here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to book your room at Hilton San Antonio Airport.
Hotels in San Antonio
By Rose Overbey
Hotel Indigo
830 North Saint Mary\'s Street, San Antonio, TX
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If you're visiting San Antonio Texas and are looking for a great place to stay, the Hotel Indigo San Antonio on the Riverwalk is a wonderful choice. The Hotel is located -- as the name suggests -- on the popular Riverwalk. This ideal location places guests close to the San Anotnio Zoo, The Alamo, and historic districts. If you're visiting on business, guests will be pleased to discover the Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk is located close to big companies in downtown San Antonio such as AT&T and Bank of America.

Guests with pets will particularly enjoy staying at the Hotel Indigo as there are no additional charges accompanied with brining your pet.

Whether you're traveling on business or pleasure, you'll find the Hotel Indigo is sure to meet all of your needs. There is an on-site fitness center meant to ensure you can keep your heart pumping, even while traveling. It is open from very early in the morning until late at night. It includes a variety of cardio equipment along with weights. There is also an onsite outdoor pool for guests to enjoy. After a long day of work or sightseeing, guests will enjoy relaxing in the pool and enjoying the atmosphere. If guests need to finish up some work, there is an onsite business center at the Hotel Indigo. Guests will be pleased to find a PC, printing services, fax services and complimentary internet access.

The hotel also offers guests in house dining at the hotel restaurant, Phi. Phi is open for breakfast and dinner and serves a combination of local foods blended with fresh flavors. There is also a lounge for guests to enjoy a cocktail. There is a strong Texas influence, so guests are sure to enjoy themselves and feel authentically San Antonian.

If you prefer to dine in your room, that is of course an option at the Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk, where room service is available from early morning until mid evening. It would be understandable if you wouldn't want to leave your room. They are decorated with Texas flair while taking guests needs into ultimate consideration. While guests have the option of choosing form a variety of rooms depending on their needs, each room, offers guests basic amenities such as individually controlled air conditioning, a mini refrigerator and a coffeemaker. Cable and color TV's are available in all rooms as are premium channels.

EscapeWizard.com highly recommends booking your hotel room at The Hotel Indigo San Antonio on the Riverwalk. You can do so by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in San Antonio
By Brandi N.R. Rhone
La Cantera Resort, San Antonio
16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX
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Located in Hill Country in the San Antonio area is the La Cantera Resort (formally called Westin La Cantera Resort). Its rural setting invites relaxation and its closeness to downtown San Antonio and surrounding historic sites means you can still get all the action city life has to offer. Guests can get to La Cantera Resort from the San Antonio Airport about 12 miles away by taxi. La Cantera Resort visitors that choose to drive themselves can use the free parking lot on premise but if that is too far you can use the valet for a daily fee with unlimited in and out privileges. Check in is at 4pm and check out is at noon.

The La Cantera Resort has 508 rooms and suites to accommodate the needs of any guest. Some of the standard amenities offered include 42 flat screen TV with cable, DVD play, coffee maker, working desk, clock radio, in room safe and refrigerator upon request. All rooms are 100% smoke free and accessible rooms and cribs are available for convenience. High speed internet offered in guest rooms and wireless internet in the lobby for visitors of La Cantera.

Activities for fun and relaxation abound at the La Cantera and surrounding area. On premise guests can swim in the outdoor heated pools in the Lost Quarry, the adults only pool and Jacuzzi or guests in the Casita Village suites private pool. With two world class golf courses and driving range golf lovers will have plenty of opportunities to try for that hole in one. Shuttle services will take guest to and from Six Flags Fiesta Texas or La Cantera Shopping , both a short distance from the hotel. The La Cantera also has 24 hour business center and exercise facilities on site as well.

Dining at La Cantera has dining options that range from fine dining as offered at Francesca's at Sunset, Casual dining offered at Brannon's Cafe and light fare and snacks at Steinheimers's Lounge. If you cant break yourself away from the awesome pools in the quarry get your fill at the Gantry. Off site food options include, Boudro's, Silo Restaurant, and La Fogata

The La Cantera has something for every traveler from business to vacation, you will surely leave satisfied. Book your stay here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) for your next stay in San Antonio.
Hotels in San Antonio
By Chrystyne Jackson
Wyndham Garden
6809 North Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX
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When visiting San Antonio, do it Texas style big by staying at the Wyndham Garden (formally called Four Points by Sheraton San Antonio Northwest). The guestrooms are both comfortable and functional. Express video check in and check out is available.

The Sheraton offers your choice of rooms with a king size bed or two queen size beds. All units come with a 32-inch television. Free high speed Internet is available. Suites are also available.

The hotel offers many amenities. There is a gift shop and a sundry shop to satisfy your immediate needs. Go for a swim in the heated outdoor swimming pool. Unwind and relax in the whirlpool/hot tub. Work out in the 24-hour fitness facility, which features state of the art equipment. If you enjoy golf, there are several nearby golf courses. The Sabor Restaurant serves Contemporary fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the Sabor Bar you will find light fare and cocktails from 5 p.m. until 12 p.m. daily. While exploring the local area, be sure to visit the Alamo, site of the epic battle of the Texas Revolution, McNay Art Museum, the first modern art museum in the state of Texas, the Tower of the Americas, a 750-foot observation tower and restaurant that offers a spectacular view of the Alamo City, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a theme park featuring thrilling rides and attractions, San Antonio Zoo/Sunken Gardens, with 3,500 animals representing 750 species, and the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Be sure to take a stroll on the San Antonio Riverwalk and experience the variety of shops and restaurants located there.

Make lasting memories of your visit to San Antonio by staying at the Wyndham Garden. EscapeWizard.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started today.
Hotels in San Antonio
By Jaclyn Bealer
Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio
205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX
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Experience the perfect combination of American history and classic design when you stay at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio hotel. Only 10 miles from the San Antonio International Airport and across the street from the world-famous Riverwalk and Majestic Theater, EscapeWizard.com knows that you’ll appreciate the ideal location and hospitality that this hotel has to offer. Check-in is at 3 p.m.

Originally constructed in 1909, the Sheraton in San Antonio is able to combine the sophistication of the era with contemporary amenities. Whether you choose to stay in a Standard Guest Room or Deluxe Room, EscapeWizard.com knows that you’ll be delighted with the high ceilings and LCD TV, as well as the spacious workspace and ergonomic chairs designed to encourage productivity. If you need to unwind from a day of travel, relax with complimentary Bliss® bath products as well as the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed. Looking for an upgrade? Select a Club Level Room, Deluxe Suite, and Presidential Suite for extra space, amenities, and exclusivity. Accessible rooms and pet friendly features are also available in this 100% smoke free facility.

Stay cool by taking a dip in the hotel’s outdoor pool and whirlpool, open year-round. Break a sweat in the fitness center or practice your golf swing at one of the nearby courses. The amenities don’t just stop there; take a step back in time at the hotel’s 1920s-style barber shop. When it’s time to eat, choose from Barron’s for a la carte international cuisine, The Gunter Bakery for mouth-watering baked goods, or McLeod’s for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Whatever your taste, this hotel has it all.

EscapeWizard.com knows that you’ll be delighted by the southern hospitality of the Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio. Let us help you start planning your trip today. Click the link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to get started.
Hotels in San Antonio
By Molly Watson
Aloft San Antonio Airport
838 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX
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Located just ten minutes from San Antonio International Airport and a mere nine miles from the famous Riverwalk, Aloft San Antonio is the ideal location for your next stay in this exciting Texas city.  Guests can take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service to and from the hotel, and Aloft’s self-service check-in kiosks continue to expedite guests’ arrival and allow them to begin relaxing in no time.

Rooms are available with either a king bed or two queen beds.  A child size air mattress and bedding as well as a bag of goodies are available for those traveling with children.  Canine companions are also welcome at Aloft San Antonio.  The arf pet program provides guests with a dog bed, bowl, and even treats and toys.  All rooms come stocked with complimentary bottled water, tea and coffee.  Wired and wireless internet is available in each room and throughout the hotel and the plug and play connectivity station provides guests a convenient way to recharge all their electronic devices as well as connect them to the 42 flat screen TV.

Two on-site options are available or food and drinks.  The re:fuel by Aloft provides guest quick and easy access to sandwiches, salads, sweets and snacks as well as cappuccinos and other beverages.  This self-serve dining area is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  The w-xyz bar is in the lobby of the hotel and is open in the evenings for beer, wine, cocktails and snack foods. 

Additional amenities at Aloft include a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and re:mix lounge.  The fitness center offers guests a full workout with cardio machines, weight machines and free weights as well as a stretching area with yoga mats.  The outdoor pool is open all day and is a great place to work, relax or play.  The re:mix lounge offers guests convenient access to solitary or social entertainment with pool tables, games, LCD TVs and of course, internet access. 

Book your next stay in San Antonio at Aloft through EscapeWizard.com by following the link here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).  Check-out time is 12 p.m. and guests are sure to leave relaxed and ready to hurry back to this unique and modern hotel.
Hotels in San Antonio
By Katelyn Mohney
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Antonio North
125 N. Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX
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Homewood Suites by Hilton® San Antonio North is located less than 10 miles from the San Antonio International Airport and only minutes from Interstate 10 and Interstate 35, it is the most convenient choice for a long business trip, a vacation or just a stop for one night on a long trip. No matter how long or short your stay with Homewood Suites by Hilton®, you are sure to be satisfied with everything the hotel has to offer.

One or two bedroom suites are available. Bedrooms are furnished with either king or queen sized Serta Suite Dreams® bedding for maximum comfort. Bedrooms and the living area feature LCD televisions with Cable and Premium channels including HBO®; order video games and movies straight from the television with the on-demand feature. The living area features a couch with pull-out sofa to maximize space without crowding if necessary. Each suite includes a kitchen, complete with microwave, full-sized refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, dishwasher, duel-burner stove and even utensils, pots and pans if you might want to make a meal just like at home. If you do not feel like cooking in the fully- equipped kitchen, just call for room service or enjoy dinner on the hotel every Monday through Thursday night with the Welcome Home® Buffet.

Wake up with your complimentary breakfast everyday of the week and get informed with your complementary USA Today newspaper Monday through Thursday. Experience total climate control with air conditioning and thermostat operation units located in every suite.  Enjoy a relaxing swim in the hotel's pool after a workout in the fitness center or a game of basketball on the hotel's basketball court.

Homewood Suites by Hilton® San Antonio North is the perfect place for business or relaxation. EscapeWizard.com will help you reserve a room today. Simply click on this link: (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in San Antonio
By Jessica Howell
Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport
12828 Hwy 281 North, San Antonio, TX
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Located just five minutes away from San Antonio Airport, Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport hotel provides guests with a comfortable and convenient place to stay, without the usual hassle of getting to and from the airport.  If you are arriving in San Antonio via the San Antonio Airport, you will be whisked away to the hotel by way of the hotel’s complimentary airport shuttle service.  From the moment you arrive in San Antonio, the Hilton Garden Inn in prepared to make your visit care-free and enjoyable.  Check in is at 3 p.m. and check out is at 12 noon. 

Guests staying at the Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport hotel will enjoy a number of impressive amenities.  If you are hungry but don’t feel like combing the city for your next meal, then stop into the Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport’s Great American Grill and enjoy one of the delicious American specialties from the menu.  The Lobby Lounge serves up delectable cocktails in a laid-back atmosphere.  If you are looking for a quick, convenient meal or a mid-night snack, ready-to-go meals are available at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry convenience store.  Finally, the fitness center and pool are the perfect place to work up a sweat and stay in shape while on vacation.
 
Depending on the nature of your visit, choose from a cozy Guest Room or a spacious Suite.  Suites feature a separate living area and a pull-out sofa bed.  Both options feature similar amenities including a microwave, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, luxurious bedding, free Wi-Fi, and large work desk for burning the midnight oil.

The Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport hotel is ready and waiting to cater to your every need.  EscapeWizard.com invites you book your room at the Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport hotel today.  Visit the following link to reserve your room today:  (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).