Mokara Hotel & Spa

212 W. Crockett | San Antonio, TX 78205-2520  [SEE MAP]San Antonio, TX  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Spacious and elegant rooms, along with award-winning dining and a downtown location
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Sitting just a short distance from San Antonio's River Walk, Mokara Hotel & Spa appeals to business and leisure travelers alike with its elegant decor and long list of amenities. Despite its downtown locale, Mokara Hotel & Spa's rooms are fairly spacious, featuring four-poster beds and plush lounge furniture wrapped in neutral tones. Recent guests highly recommend reserving a Riverview Room, which allows you to look over the River Walk from a private balcony. You can also get a good look at the city from the property's beautiful rooftop pool. When you're not ogling the vistas, indulge in Mokara Spa's soothing treatments or take the advice of previous visitors and nosh on sustainable seafood at Ostra. Previous visitors say the friendly staff makes staying here truly memorable, but those bringing a car should beware of expensive valet parking fees. 

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Location
San Antonio, TX
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 99 rooms
Primary View
City center, River
Style
Traditional, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Solo travelers

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Rankings

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  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating
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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Fodor's Choice

Frommer's

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This hotel is the closest thing downtown San Antonio has to a five-star hotel and provides the perfect setting for a restful and pampered stay.

Frommer's Exceptional

Forbes

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Mokara Hotel & Spa, housed in a building that once served as a saddlery, provides plush accommodations and a world-class spa. Guest rooms and suites are handsomely appointed with iron four-poster beds, colonial furnishings, and distinctive local artwork.

Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2018

Condé Nast Traveler

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Creamy-hued rooms have 12-foot ceilings, expansive windows, marble baths, and hand-forged iron four-poster beds.

Oyster.com

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The luxury Mokara is one of San Antonio’s most luxurious hotels. The boutique hotel sits on a prime location right on the River Walk, and has such swanky amenities as a stately lobby, a signature spa, a riverfront seafood restaurant, and a beautiful rooftop pool with drink service and excellent city views.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1742 have reviewed the Mokara Hotel & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1742 reviews 4.5 (based on 1742 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The Spanish-influenced Mokara Hotel & Spa’s guest rooms feature high ceilings, four-poster beds, fine linens, flat-screen TVs, leather furniture and wood finishes. Bathrooms offer marble vanities, Jacuzzi tubs and separate showers.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Upgraded rooms offer River Walk views

Standard room size400 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Set in a 19th-century saddlery building with limestone walls and wood accents, the boutique-style Mokara Hotel & Spa provides a peaceful retreat in the midst of the bustling River Walk area. The property offers an on-site spa, restaurant and rooftop pool, with multiple shops, dining establishments and historic sites nearby. The on-site restaurant offers outdoor seating along the river, as well as walk-out access to the River Walk and nearby attractions.
  • Nearby attractions within walking distance include The Alamo, San Fernando Cathedral and the Spanish Governor's Palace
  • Multiple bus stops within walking distance of hotel
  • Located about 10 miles south of San Antonio International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($39)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The hotel’s award-winning on-site restaurant, Ostra, offers a riverfront location and serves an extensive, sustainable seafood menu with an oyster bar, a wine list and specialty tequilas. There’s also the Rooftop Café, which is adjacent to the pool area and serves sandwiches, salads and cocktails.
  • Ostra is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 24-hour in-room dining

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Mokara Hotel & Spa has a heated rooftop pool offering views of the River Walk area and San Antonio. The pool is surrounded by a sundeck with lounge chairs and umbrellas.
  • Rooftop Café is adjacent to the pool area
  • Whirlpool available
  • Open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

The hotel’s 17,000-square-foot Mokara Spa offers a full range of services, including massages, facials, body treatments, hair care, manicures and pedicures. The spa has 18 treatment rooms.
  • Spa hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Separate men’s and women’s facilities and sanctuary lounges

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Fitness

The property’s spa has a large fitness center with cardio machines and a variety of strength-training equipment pieces, free weights and balance balls.
  • Complimentary water, towels and headphones
  • Cardio machines have built-in TVs
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Mokara Hotel & Spa has 4,500 square feet of event space available for business meetings and gatherings. The hotel has a boardroom for up to 16, along with The Mind & Body Room, with hardwood floors and a rooftop location. The River Walk Room opens to the riverfront.
  • Audiovisual services available
  • Meeting rooms offer natural lighting and wood accents
  • On-site business center with printers and internet access

Number of meeting rooms6

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

The hotel is a pet-friendly property and welcomes dogs and cats that weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • $75 nonrefundable pet fee per stay
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Wedding

The Mokara Hotel & Spa has indoor and outdoor spaces equipped to host wedding ceremonies and events. The Saddlery Ballroom offers 1,692 square feet of space with 12-foot ceilings, and the River Walk Room offers a riverfront location for up to 80 guests. There’s also the Rooftop Terrace for outdoor weddings with views of the surrounding area.
  • Event spaces have audiovisual services, including surround sound
  • Hotel offers Spanish-inspired decor, natural light and a River Walk location

Maximum wedding guest capacity100

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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