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Hotel Emma

San Antonio, United States

98 Excellent 55 Reviews
Historic building transformed into a luxury hotel with a rooftop pool, Culinary Concierge, three restaurants reflecting local flavors and culture, 3,700-volume library, house cars, event space, Electra cruiser bikes, and fitness center.
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  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 F&B Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in

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Hotel Emma
Set on the northern edge of downtown San Antonio, Hotel Emma is a riverfront luxury hotel on the Pearl Plaza. Located within a culinary and cultural community, the property occupies a historic brewery building with unique architectural details.

Designed by Roman and Williams, guest rooms and suites are furnished with a mix of industrial and South Texas style. Located within the original Brewhouse Tower and the contemporary River Cellars, accommodations have Frette linens, Guayabera robes custom-made by Dos Carolinas, and bathrooms with handmade Spanish porcelain tiles. Guests are welcomed to a La Babia Margarita, and the in-room ice box and pantry are stocked with seasonally sourced South Texas treats.

The three restaurant options are infused with the flavor's of San Antonio's cultures and history, including Supper, an American Eatery serving seasonal dishes. Larder has fine groceries and prepared foods, and Sternewirth is a tavern and club room with cocktails and hearty small plates. Plus, the hotel's Culinary Concierge can arrange unique dining and gastronomic experiences for guests.

The rooftop pool offers a relaxing retreat overlooking the city. The hotel's 3,700-volume library provides an array of options for bibliophiles, plus there is a fitness center and cruiser bikes available for exploring San Antonio.

Exclusive Perks at Hotel Emma

$100, Breakfast and More in San Antonio

SAVE $250+

A historical hotel, the authentic and welcoming Hotel Emma was once a 19th century brewhouse. Now it's an extraordinary 146-room riverfront hotel and the flagship of Pearl's Culinary and cultural community on the northern edge of downtown San Antonio.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" or "Five Star Signature Suites & Villas" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 F&B Credit
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package." Full breakfast is provided for each guest daily in Supper, also included for in-room dining. Lunch or dinner is included for two people in Supper, once per stay (up to $100 value, not to include alcohol, tax and gratuity). Upgrade, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Emma
  • 136 E. Grayson Street
  • San Antonio, TX 78215
  • United States

Location Summary
Set on the northern edge of downtown San Antonio, Hotel Emma is riverfront hotel in the Pearl’s culinary and cultural community.

Directions to Hotel
By car from San Antonio International Airport (SAT), 7.6 miles / 11.27 km: Head East on South Terminal Drive. Merge onto S 281 to downtown San Antonio. Take the Josephine Street exit off S 281 toward Grayson Street. Continue on E Josephine Street to Hotel Emma. Turn left on Isleta, continue straight and the Hotel Emma will be on the left.
Banquets & Meetings
6,160-square-feet of indoor meeting and event space for business functions and weddings, plus elegantly landscaped outdoor venues.
Fine Dining On Site
Supper, Larder, and Sternewirth offer world-class culinary experiences on-site infused with the flavors and cultures of San Antonio, plus a Culinary Concierge.
Pool Outdoor
Rooftop pool.
Spa Facility
In-room spa services or bookings available at the Hiatus Spa & Retreat just a few steps from Hotel Emma with 13 treatment rooms, Vichy shower treatments, and relaxation room.
Biking Touring
Electra cruiser bikes for guest use.
The hotel's Curio boutique has a selection of curated treasures, and additional shopping options are nearby.
Recommended Rooms
The Plaza Suites have floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Pearl Plaza, a furnished sitting room, dining and work area, plus a one-bedroom suite.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums