The hotel provides the public with little information about its history. Our team researches the hotel's past, from the very beginning, verifying its exact opening date and providing an overview of its history up to the present day.?If you have any useful information and would like to share it, please send it to [email protected]?Thank you This is what we know so far (attention: unverified history!): The original Menger Hotel, since enlarged, was built on the site of Menger´s Brewery, the first in Texas."The finest Hotel west of the Mississippi" was host to notables such as Sam Houston, Generals Lee and grant, and Presidents taft and Mc kinley. Teddy Roosevelt recruited the Rough Riders in the Menger Bar. The oldest continually operating hotel west of the Mississippi The Menger Hotel was constructed in 1859 under the direction of owner William A. Menger and architect John Fries. The original two-story building (pictured) occupies a prominent location in downtown San Antonio, only 100 yards from the site of the Alamo. It is the Menger that has housed personalities such as Theodore Roosevelt (pictured), Sidney Lanier, Babe Ruth, Mae West, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Sarah Bernhardt, and Gutzon Borglum, just to name a few. More than 130 years of refinements have created a masterpiece of traditional elegance and atmosphere at the Menger. The hotel now boasts five stories, 316 rooms, and unparalleled amenities. Guests not only get to experience the history and charm of a national landmark, but also to enjoy the comfort of a high-class hotel. Although much of the architecture, history, appointments, and artifacts found at the Menger Hotel certainly qualify as museum-quality, it remains a public hotel - as it has been since 23 years after the fall of the Alamo.
316 Rooms
Colonial Dining Room
heated swimming pool, fitness center, spa including massage therapy, sauna and steam room
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Country: USA
City: San Antonio
Opening date: 1859, Febr 1

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204 Alamo Plaza
TX 78205 USA, San Antonio

Tel: +1-210-223 4361
Fax: +1-210-228 0022

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