San Antonio Journals

Historic San Antonio

A July 2005 trip to San Antonio by pinkpassport

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Historic San Antonio


This was another quick trip to San Antonio. We drove into the city on a Saturday morning, but the place was busy due to holiday traffic. We stayed at the historic St. Anthony Hotel downtown. Valet parking costs per night, but at that time of year, it's worth it. The hotel was gorgeous--full of history and elegance. Our room was on the 5th floor and had a king bed, bathroom, closet area, and bureau with TV, etc. The bathroom (and most of the hotel) was old-fashioned, with glass doorknobs, antique faucet fixtures, and tiles. We had to be careful with the old plumbing, because whenever other faucets or toilets went on, our water temperature fluctuated from very hot to very cold. Also, we had just gotten...Read More